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Lianhe Wanbao Health & Beauty Fair celebrates 10th anniversary

Singapore 21 May 2014 --- The Lianhe Wanbao Health & Beauty Fair, organised by Chinese evening daily Lianhe Wanbao, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The annual event will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 401-402 this weekend, from 24 to 25 May 2014

The free-admission event is supported by sponsors Tiger Balm and OTO Bodycare. 

Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office will be the Guest of Honour for the opening ceremony on Saturday, 24 May 2014.
  
Inaugurated in 2005, Lianhe Wanbao Health and Beauty Fair is a family-friendly, informative and fun event that aims to enhance Singaporeans' awareness about the importance of keeping fit and to increase their knowledge of healthy lifestyle choices. The event caters to to all ages, from young children to senior citizens.

This year’s fair offers 113 exhibitors and 166 exhibition booths, showcasing a wide array of healthcare, beauty products and services. It also features informative health talks, free health screening and other activities. 

Some highlights of this year's event:

- Health talks by doctors and professionals, talks by experts on wide-ranging topics including managing healthcare costs and retirement planning, food safety and healthy eating, children's EQ and IQ development;    

- Cooking demonstrations;

- Fitness performances like cheerleading, Tatva Yoga dance, Zumba;   

- Creative activities such as animal character floral art, onigiri-making, art demo with deco tape, children’s art and colouring; 

- Free eye and meridian health screening and the distribution of colorectal cancer screening kits

In celebration of the 10th edition of the Fair this year, Lianhe Wanbao has added a community element by helping to fulfil 10 meaningful wishes from readers (10个愿望·10分感动). The organiser invited readers to submit their wishes and 10 of the written wishes were selected to be fulfilled.

One of these wishes was made by 43-year-old Ms Jane Wong, whose wish is to bring her 86-year-old Parkinson-stricken father, as well as mother and domestic helper, to Gardens by the Bay for sightseeing and lunch. Journalists from Lianhe Wanbao, with the help from sponsors Gardens by the Bay and Peach Garden, fulfilled Ms Wong's wish by bringing her family to the popular Singapore attraction and lunch at Peach Garden Noodle House. 

The 10 readers, whose wishes are fulfilled by Lianhe Wanbao, will also receive a token from Guest of Honour Minister Lim Swee Say at the opening ceremony.Media Invitation

Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover the opening ceremony of Lianhe Wanbao Health & Beauty Fair 2014.

Lianhe Wanbao Health & Beauty Fair 2014
Date: 24 May 2014Saturday
Time: 1.45pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 401 & 402

Programme:
1.30pm   Arrival of Guests
2.00pm   Arrival of Guest of Honour, Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office
2.10pm   Welcome Address by Mr Chua Chim Kang, Managing Editor, Chinese Newspapers Division 
        Lianhe Wanbao 10 Wishes PresentationOfficial Opening by Guest of Honour2.35pm   Performances
2.50pm   Tour of Exhibition
3.00pm   Tea Reception (Concourse, Level 3)

Please confirm your attendance with Tan Chien Lin at tancln@sph.com.sg and Francis Mah at mahys@sph.com.sg by Friday, 23 May 2014.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E 


For more information, please contact:


Lisa Ong Bee Hong 王美凤
Associate Feature Editor, Feature Desk
Lianhe Wanbao/ Shin Min Daily News 
Central Integrated Newsroom
Singapore Press Holdings 
Tel: 63191349 
HP 96801454 
Email: ongbhg@sph.com.sg

Tan Chien Lin 陈芊伶
Asst Vice President
Operations Support
Chinese Newspapers Division
Singapore Press Holdings
Tel: 6319 1912
Email: tancln@sph.com.sg

Francis Mah
Senior Manager 
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings 
Tel: 6319 1028
Email: mahys@sph.com.sg


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