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SWS 50th Annual Exhibition 2019

September 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 pm

SWS 50th Annual Exhibition 2019

The annual exhibition titled “Singapore Expressions” was held at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) Multi-Purpose Hall from 15 to 20 September 2019. 7 Cultural Medallion recipients and 120 SWS members with about 200 works were exhibited. 33 winning works form the 13th National Junior On-the-Spot Watercolour Competition were also displayed. The official opening held on Saturday, 15 September at 5.00pm was officiated by Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and Ministry of Communications and Information. More than 300 invited guests, artists and arts lovers attended the opening ceremony.

Ms Sim also launched the 300-pages commemorative magazine “Singapore Expressions” and SWS 50th Anniversary cake-cutting ceremony. 1,000 copies of the magazines were produced and distributed to the invited guests and SWS members. 5 invited writers contributed their articles on Singapore water colour paintings.

On the opening night, a demonstration was conducted by senior SWS member Mr Low Puay Hua. Mr Low shared his watercolour interests, processes and techniques with more than 100 audiences. About 2,000 attended the 6-day exhibition and 18 paintings were sold.

To celebrate SWS 50th Anniversary and the successful launch of the annual exhibition and commemorative magazine, SWS organised a celebration dinner on 18 September 2019 at SAFRA @ Mount Faber. The dinner was attended by 88 SWS members and guests. The programme highlights included entertainment programme, live karaoke singing, lucky draw prizes of Chinese ink, watercolour paintings and calligraphy work by local and overseas artists. 15 artists generously donated their paintings.


September 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 pm


Singapore, Singapore Singapore