Countdown to Singapore 2010

The Countdown to the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games has started at the Padang at 1700 hours earlier today.
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As the clock approaches exactly 365 days, the crowd became more excited.

A large crowd at the event

A large crowd at the event

It is now less than a minute away to the moment. The Countdown Clock, sponsored by Omega, was unveiled a while ago by Professor S. Jayakumar, Senior Minister and Co-ordinating Minister for National Security.

It is less than a minute...

It is less than a minute...

Just one second left!

Just one second left!

It is exactly one year to the 2010 Youth Olympic Games!

It is exactly one year to the 2010 Youth Olympic Games!

One second later...

One second later...

At the same time, fireworks shot up from behind City Hall, as everyone whipped out their cameras and mobile phones.

Fireworks display

Fireworks display

There were many performances at the countdown event.

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Performances

Performance

Programme

In addition, there were Singapore 2010 flags available on a first come first served basis.

Singapore 2010 Flag

Other than?the new issue of stamps, limited edition pens bearing the Singapore 2010 print were on sale. Each set of pen is priced at SGD 10, but half of the sale proceeds are donated to charity.

Pilot Booth

Pen Set

Limited edition white Singapore 2010 pen

Limited edition white Singapore 2010 pen

1 reply
  1. Leong M L
    Leong M L says:

    Hi Wei Jie

    Those were great photos you have taken. Can YOG Learning Centre use them especially the photo showing exactly 365 days to the YOG.

    All the best!
    May

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