Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Singapore Biennale 2011 Open House Party @ Old Kallang Airport

You've heard of Old Airport Road.
So have you wondered where the Old Airport was?

It is actually the Old Kallang Airport, used as the headquarters for the People’s Association from the 1960s until 2009.

Kallang Airport, originally uploaded by wangxx81.

Kallang Airport was Singapore’s first civil airport, opening in 1937. Built on reclaimed swampland along the Kallang River, it also included an anchorage for seaplanes (wow!), and was described at the time as the finest airport in the British Empire (double wow!).
The old runway was transformed into Old Airport Road.

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Don't miss this chance to check out the old Kallang Airport as it opens its doors to the public for the first time after over five decades for the Singapore Biennale 2011, 13 March to 15 May 2011.

You may also like to join the Open House Party at

Venue: Old Kallang Airport, 9 Stadium Link Singapore 397750
Date: Sat 12 March 2011
Time: 5.30pm til late
Program: Explore the works amidst live performances, music, good food and company (i.e. the artists and curators)

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