{NUS event invite} Family fun day and worldwide premier of Jack the Giant Slayer

We are invited by NUS to their family fun day and be one of the firsts to catch the worldwide premier of the movie “Jack the Giant Slayer”

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Gor Gor arriving at Shaw Theatres Lido.

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A sumptuous buffet spread of food awaits all the guests.

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The friendly and talented balloon sculptor came to ask Gor Gor what he would like to have. Gor Gor is pleased to have a balloon bow and arrow. He also gave Gor Gor a balloon sword.

Besides food and watching the movie, NUS has also prepared many activities to entertain both the adults and children.

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Portrait drawings are very popular with the adults.

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Spin a wheel is also very popular with the adults and children too. The best prize is a $10 Takashimaya voucher which Gor Gor managed to win when he tried his hands on spinning the wheel. Mommy said he can use the voucher to buy toys.

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The children are drawn to sand painting and Gor Gor has his hands on doing one.

Sandpainting is the art of pouring colored sands, powdered pigments from minerals or crystals, and pigments from other natural or synthetic sources onto a surface to make a fixed, or unfixed sand painting

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The Jie Jies (elder sisters) manning the stall invite Gor Gor to play the above game. You have to attempt to throw the ball into the hole. The more balls that you manage to hit the hole, the better your prizes will be. The lovely girls taught and guide Gor Gor on how to play. They also helped Gor Gor to choose the prizes. Thank you Jie Jies!

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Soon it is time to go for the movie, each of us get to collect our popcorn and a bottle of Pepsi. About the movie, it is a 2013 American fantasy adventure film based on the fairy tales, “Jack the Giant Killer” and “Jack and the Beanstalk”. The film is directed by Bryan Singer and stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane,Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor with a screenplay written by Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney. The film tells the story of Jack, a young farmhand who must rescue a princess from a race of giants after inadvertently opening a gateway to their world.

Thanks to the lovely and kind people of NUS who organise the event, we all have a great time.

{Media Invite} Sentosa Flowers 2013

Sentosa flowers started in 2005 which showcases the many wonders of creation with thousands of tropical and spring flowers in a myriad of species presented in a natural outdoor setting. This year is the Year of the Snake and Sentosa Flowers is back with bigger and grander scale of massive carpet of over 30,000 real flowers which will awe and dazzle all its visitors. We are privileged to be invited by Sentosa to join in its events.

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This is the rainbow snake which symbolises the river snake that serves as an important life source for the people.  

We are told that the snake is the longest snake sculpture according to the Singapore Book of Records, the boys are honored to be part of this record breaking event and help to decorate the snake.  

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The renowned sand sculptor JOOHeng teaching us how to use the coloured sands to decorate the snake.

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Gor Gor and Di Di working hard on their designs.

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Gor Gor and Di Di put on their best smiles for the friendly photographer :)

After we have completed our sand designs, we are brought to Port of the Lost Wonder.

Before we entered the venue, the staff told us that it has just completed its renovation. The last time we were there is to celebrate Gor Gor’s friend, Charisee’s Birthday.  

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The boys are given a passport and a bag of curio coins each before admission.

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The instructor is teaching the children how to make their own potted plants.  Each of them get to choose a plant and fill up with soil. Gor Gor’s turn to go up to fill his pot of plants with soil.

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Di Di’s turn, he is probably the youngest participant. The sweet instructor also helps Di Di to make his potted plants. Di Di says thank you!

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Here is my plotted plants, I like it so much and I will take good care of it.

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Thank you to the kind and lovely people of Sentosa for inviting us. Here, we would like to wish everyone a very Happy and Prosperous Year of the Snake!

Venue: Sentosa – Beach Station to Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Dates: 9 – 17 Feburary 2013
Time: 10am – 7pm daily
Charges: $5 per adult (Free entry for children under the age of 12)
Please take note that usual island admission charges apply

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