Friday, March 4, 2011

Illuminate 175 at the Armenian Church

Happening Next Weekend - 12 - 13 March 2011:

The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, celebrates its 175th anniversay.


Organised by the Preservation of Monuments Board (PMB) together with the trustees of the Armenian Church, this special weekend celebration will be held at the grounds of the oldest church in Singapore on 12 and 13 March 2011.

~ wedding decoration at the Armenian church done by my mummy! ~

Day Programme on 12 and 13 March (2pm to 5.30pm)

 Tours of the Armenian Church by PMB’s student Monument Ambassadors (every half hour)
 On-site quiz with instant prizes
 Learning tours specially for families with children with PMB’s Volunteer Guide
 Craft activities: Batik painting of orchid designs and create your very own Vanda Miss Joaquim out of paper
 Armenian food tasting
 Journey Through Time - A Fantasy Tour (at 4 pm)
 Public voting of Illuminate 175 Poster Design Competition (results announced at 5.45pm on 13 March)

Pop/Rock Concert on 12 March (6pm to 10.30pm)
 53A (pop/rock)
 Raw Earth (pop/rock)
 Norayr & Anushik (Armenian pop/folk duo)

Jazz/Classical Concert on 13 March (6pm to 10.30pm)
 Fritz Quartet
 Michaela Therese
 Armenian Heritage Ensemble


~photo taken from www.nhb.gov.sg~

*All programmes are free except for Journey Through Time – A Fantasy Tour,
PMB's first themed tour with fictional characters as tour guides!
$3 per person
(Pss, the Journey on Sat 12 March is fully booked already!)

For more information and to register, call 6332 8515 or email nhb_nationalmonuments@nhb.gov.sg.


Click for full writeup About Illuminate 175.

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