Showcase of vibrancy

Chingay this year saw twice as many foreign performers as last year, with many making the journey from South Korea, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and even Italy, to join in the annual parade. 

A total of 500 performers from the six countries took part.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife Mary yesterday joined People's Association (PA) deputy chairman and labour chief Lim Swee Say and PA chief executive director Ang Hak Seng at the closing night of this year's event.

More than 3,000 performers took part in the Chingay Parade's finale, Knit With One Heart, last night.

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