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Chingay Parade Of Dreams 2006

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Asia 's grandest street and floats parade!
Friday, 3 February 2006 7.30pm
Saturday, 4 February 2006 7.00pm
 Orchard Road , Singapore
Get set for a multi-sensory experience and participation of street art, street party, pre-parade rock bands, street rockers and more at the main Chingay Parade on 3 and 4 February 2006 at Orchard Road , the parade and party venue for Chingay 2006.
For the second year running, Chingay Parade of DreamS 2006 organised by the People's Association (PA) will continue to be a two-week festival at public places and in the HDB heartlands to enable thousands of more Singaporeans and tourists to enjoy.
Join our street rockers and performers in rocking and partying in Orchard Road all night long!
HIGHLIGHTS OF CHINGAY ROCKS!
Street Art by Youth @ Chingay
Whisk off to a street gallery along Orchard Road where quirky art pieces speak of raw youthful energies and dreams.
Never before has the PA attempted to render youth abundant creative spaces along the streets of Orchard Road .
The youth are invited for the first time to express their creative energies, dreams and thoughts in the form of street art pieces to add to the festive atmosphere and hip quotient of the Chingay Parade.
The six institutions that are involved are Temasek Polytechnic, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Nanyang Polytechnic, LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts Singapore, ITE College West and People's Association trainers.
Each institution has been allocated a stretch of road along Orchard Road where participants are given the freedom to adorn the sector assigned to them.
Rock Band in Chingay Pre-Parade segment
Face a cacophony of funky rock numbers as winners of The Straits Times first School of Rock 2005 competition, 3Dash1 erupt in musical pandemonium. They will set the atmosphere on fire!
Street Party @ Chingay by Tiger Beer
Chingay Parade will conclude on a high note with happening party music. Gyrate and rock with the party crowd along the streets of Orchard Road in this street party extended to 2 hours! Only on 4 February 2006!
Cheer Rock!
Competition Feel your heartbeat race to a meteoric high as you witness outstanding cheerleaders execute breathtaking stunts. Let your adrenaline run high with original Chingay cheers orchestrated with dance steps by thousands of feisty street rockers.
This is part of the PA's efforts to encourage more community participation in the Chingay Parade. And you are invited to come rock with us!
RIVER HONGBAO | SAT, 4 FEB 2006
An extended Floats Parade ending at River Hongbao
10.30pm to 11.15pm
Orchard Road to River Hongbao along Connaught Drive
Can't make it to catch the Chingay Parade at Orchard Road?
ANG MO KIO | SUN, 5 FEB TO THURS, 9 FEB 2006
A 5-day event with floats displays and parades in AMK GRC, including a launch ceremony by Dr Balaji Sadasivan.
5 Feb: Launch Ceremony by Dr Balaji Sadasivan followed by Mini parade
5 每 9 Feb: Floats Display at AMK Central
7 Feb: Floats Parade in AMK Town
8 Feb: Floats Parade in AMK Central 每 Nee Soon South 每 AMK Central
9 Feb: Floats Parade in AMK Central 每 Jalan Kayu 每 PAHQ
ALJUNIED/HOUGANG | SUN, 12 FEB 2006
A Floats Parade covering major estates in Aljunied GRC/Hougang, including a launch and closing ceremony and fringe events tying in with Chap Ngoh Meh (15 th day of Chinese New Year). Graced by Minister George Yeo and advisors to Aljunied GRC and Hougang GROs.
Floats Parade: Petal Garden (Next To Blk 616 Bedok Reservoir Road) 每 Hougang Ave 1 每 Open Field between Hougang Plaza and Hougang Mall (Launching Ceremony of Chingay floats) 每 Ci Yuan CC (Hougang Ave 9) 每 Kovan Hub (Closing Ceremony)
JURONG | SAT, 18 FEB 2006
Carnival and Mini Parade in Taman Jurong Constituency, with Guests-of-Honour Mr Lim Boon Heng and Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Includes grand finale item ※ Flying Dragon Dance§.
Floats Parade: Bukit Gombak Stadium Car Park - Corporation Drive @ Taman Jurong Constituency
Mini Chingay Parade: Corporation Drive , Taman Jurong
For more information, visit www.chingay.org.sg.

Source: www.chingay.org.sg

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