26th May 2004, 12:29 AM
RSN Open House @ Changi Naval Base
Sat, 29 May 2004 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sun, 30 May 2004 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
26th May 2004, 10:35 AM
26th May 2004, 02:42 PM
26th May 2004, 03:52 PM
for the benefits of CSers, i posted the hightlights of the open house.
Highlights of the Navy Open House 2004
Navy Open House 2004 will be divided into four zones:
Sea Zone, Exhibition Zone, Entertainment Zone,and Family & Fun Zone.
Featuring ship visits, sea cruises, “duck tour”, small craft rides and recreational fun rides. In addition, there will be many other recreational fun rides such as Jetski, Banana Boats, Kayaks and Laser Pico.
Come view the technologies and firepower of the RSN. Get up close to weapons such as missiles, torpedoes, 57mm gun, Mine Disposal Vehicles (MDV). Experience for yourself the surface-to-air anti-missile (SAM) simulator.
Visitors will also be able to understand the Navy’s history and heritage, customs, traditions and people through exhibits from the Navy museum. There will also be an exhibition of “Navy at Work” photos, videos and scaled models of ships and Changi Naval Base. For the first time, the public will also be able to see the design and pictures of the Navy’s new Frigates.
The entertainment zone will feature song and dance performances from the Music and Drama Company (MDC), various school bands, SAF Provost Unit, and SAFRA Radio DJs who will spin hit songs and read out song dedications.
There will also be a special appearance on 29 May by MediaWork artistes from the latest Navy Drama serial "Be Somebody", such as Ann Kok and Ix Shen.
Family & Fun Zone
Catered for the young and young-at-heart, carnival stalls will feature kiddy rides, inflatables and game stalls. Other attractions include a Art & Craft corner, archery, Rodeo Bull Challence and Bungee Run. Stand to win more than 2000 prizes each day in the 20 different challenging games at the carnival.
A Children’s Art & Craft corner will let kids have their hands on sand art, coaster art and craft punch. While the kids are occupied with the other stalls, grown-ups and older kids can try their hand at archery and seek more thrills on the Rodeo Bull Challenge and Bungee Run.
Officers’ Wives Club Charity Project
The SAF Officers’ Wives Club (OWC), formed in 1974, will be selling military souvenirs and collectables during the Open House. Attractive and specially designed Navy Souvenirs such as collar pin sets, ball caps as well as pewter models of military craft will be available. All proceeds will be donated to charity, including the SAF Benevolent Fund, the Community Chest and the Straits Times Pocket Money Fund.
Last edited by ming76; 26th May 2004 at 03:55 PM.
26th May 2004, 04:11 PM
26th May 2004, 09:19 PM
the key question is : photography permitted?
26th May 2004, 09:30 PM
should be lah.. its open house leh.. they sure hide those secrets from us one...
Originally Posted by behyx
26th May 2004, 09:32 PM
26th May 2004, 11:02 PM
26th May 2004, 11:32 PM
how to go?
heard from the news that.. must go to 1 place where there is a transport. But did caught the place in time...
26th May 2004, 11:37 PM
Admission to the Navy Open House is free. Changi Naval Base is located along Tanah Merah Coast Road.
There will be free shuttle bus services from Singapore Expo to Changi Naval Base. The public (including taxi) will not be allowed to drive into Changi Naval Base without a valid pass
26th May 2004, 11:55 PM
public will NOT be able to drive direct to the base for obvious carparking related reasons. all will have to board a two-way bus from singapore expo...
26th May 2004, 11:58 PM
27th May 2004, 07:39 AM
upitreks, your 'wondering' question is redundant.
Originally Posted by upitreks
27th May 2004, 08:24 AM
HUHHH???!! It's an Open House.. ALL should be welcomed.
Originally Posted by upitreks
Furthemore, remember our National Pledge?? Regardless of Race, Language or Religion.
27th May 2004, 10:26 AM
27th May 2004, 10:40 AM
There will be a ships sail past during the opening ceremony of the open house.
27th May 2004, 02:05 PM
yikes, sorry for my ignorance, guys. my, bad.
27th May 2004, 06:52 PM
phootgraphy is allowed....
27th May 2004, 10:50 PM
wonder which part of Expo to board the shuttle bus?