Istana to open on Tuesday


Senior Member
7 Jun 2011
SINGAPORE: The Istana grounds will be open to the public from 8.30am to 6pm on Tuesday to celebrate Hari Raya Puasa.

The bands from Zhonghua Secondary School and Poi Ching School will be performing at the Open House.

There will also be a Malay dance performance by the People's Association, as well as an exhibit of Falabella miniature horses by the Singapore Zoo.

Visitors can also get their face painted by makeup artists from Cosmoprof Academy.

Admission to the Istana grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore permanent residents.

Other visitors will have to pay an entrance fee of S$1 per person.

For an entrance fee of $2, visitors can tour selected function rooms in the Istana building and view the gifts presented to the president and the prime minister by foreign dignitaries.

Istana souvenirs will be sold during the open house.

Proceeds from the sale and entrance fees will be donated to the Community Chest.


Source: Istana to open on Tuesday - Channel NewsAsia