Alan Soh

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SHINE Youth Festival 2011 Opening

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Although I am not in the organising committee of SHINE Youth Festival 2011, I know that the programme line-up for the month-long event this year is just as fabulous as that for last year! I think it is even better!

Come be entertained by an exciting line-up of top performing artistes, and engage yourself in a wide range of activities at the opening launch, which will take place at *Scape Centre on Saturday 2 July 2011, 2pm – 10pm.

Launch Event Highlights

Pillow Fight
Come engage yourself in the massive pillow fun! This looks so fun!!!

Percussion Workshop
Get into the groove as street percussionists bring enjoyment of music to a whole new level!

Magic Workshop
Spot magicians roaming around and surprising you with their fascinating magic tricks!

 Local magician – Kiki Tay, one of *Scape’s invited guests

Photography Workshop
Get tips from professional photographers on how to achieve beautiful pictures!

Flea Market
Come visit the flea market and grab all the cheap bargains before they are gone!

Once Upon a Mikshake Food Eating Competition
Challenge yourself and finish up the desserts as fast as you can!

Cosmo Youth Parade
Be there to witness the magnificent sight of 1,000 cosplayers parading down the streets of Orchard Road!

                 Some participants of the Cosmo Parade

Beatboxing Workshop

Challenge yourself to manipulate your vocal organs and project the beats and rhythm of a drum machine.

DJ Turntablism Workshop
Learn how to cut, scratch and spin from DJ Koflow, voted as the “Best Turntablist 2010”.

Featured Artistes

Derrick Hoh
Ever since attaining 2nd Runner-up in Project Superstar, Derrick has won several local and overseas awards and accolades. His album sales reached Gold status in Singapore and his debut album hit No. 6 on Taiwan Best-selling Album Charts. Recently awarded Most Popular Singapore Artiste, Derrick also performed in various renowned events such as the various Torch Relay Venues of the 2010 International Youth Olympics Games.

DJ Koflow
Wayne Liu aka DJ KoFlow has been spinning music in numerous festivals such as the Youth Olympic Games, MTV Pattaya music festival, Floorskillz, Battle of the year, Beatnik, F1 Racing post parties, Siloso Beach Party, Chingay and The Asian Hip Hop Festival in Bangkok. Truly DJ extraordinaire!

Jack and Rai
Jack and Rai need little introduction as they have been performing regularly as an acoustic/pop-rock duo at popular clubs and nightspots since 2002. Their radio-friendly covers attract a large and loyal following. In 2006, they released their debut album of original songs.

Tay Kewei
Kewei started her career backing up and touring with some of the region’s biggest pop stars: David Tao, Wang Leehom, Amei and JJ Lin. Mandarin pop aside, she is also active in the English pop-jazz scene. In 2010, she launched her debut album, ‘Come Closer With…Kewei” with renowned record label S2S.

Bloco Singapura
Bloco Singapura is Singapore’s most spanking musical collective where their swinging samba and throbbing batucada beat has entertained many at numerous events including Zoukout ’08, Chingay ‘09, Worldwide Festival ‘09 and the National Day Parade ‘09.

Juz B
This all-Malay acapella group caught everyone’s attention when they sang Mandarin songs throughout their tenure in Channel U’s Superband Competition. Known for their soulful performances and on-stage antics, the award-winning group is also a much sought-after act at local and overseas events.

To find out more details about other events happening during SHINE Youth Festival 2011, you may check out this website ->

Come celebrate youth and volunteerism at SHINE Youth Festival 2011 Launch.

Enough Talk, Just do!!!!!


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