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Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

It was a night to remember as thousands thronged the streets of Chinatown to catch a glimpse of the Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony. Guest of Honour, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, together with the various VIPs, kicked off the night with lighting of sparklers to simulate a giant firecracker structure (For our foreign friends, fireworks are only …

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Heroes of the Storm Beta Impressions

Heroes of the Storm Sky Temple Jaina

It has been a long time since the first technical alpha and while cosmetically Heroes of the Storm Beta still looks similar, there has been much tweaking down under the hood. Yes, Blizzard fans are used to them taking a LONG time to release and tweak games (just look at Starcraft 2) but we all know it is worth it. …

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New Found Glory Live In Singapore 2015

New Found Glory Live In Singapore 2015

New Found Glory is an American punk rock band from Florida USA formed in 1997. The band currently consists of Jordan Pundik (vocals), Chad Gilbert (guitar), Ian Grushka (bass) and Cyrus Bolooki (drums). The band have released eight studio albums, one live album, two EPs, and three cover albums. Emerging as part of the second wave of pop punk in …

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AFA 2014 – A Fangasm Weekend

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Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2014 – A Fangasm Weekend Truth be told, it is near to impossible to cover everything that happened at Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2014. There are far too many things happening at once, which completely highlights the need to sit down and plan what to do, where to be, before stepping into the convention hall. AFA …

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Visiting SITEX 2014

SITEX 2014 Main Stage

SITEX 2014 takes place at the Singapore EXPO Hall 5 and 6 over the last weekend of the November. Back with a bigger bang this year with more exciting products and gadgets, this is the pace to be for shoppers looking to get that new laptop or printer or tech gadget. Sending our tech guy, Kenneth Wong, down to SITEX …

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Sitex 2014 Reuturns

SITEX 2014

SITEX 2014, taking place at Singapore EXPO Hall 5 and 6 between 27 and 30 November, is back with a bigger bang this year as exhibitors and sponsors line up more exciting products and gadgets, and offer bigger and better deals as well as lucky draw prizes. More than $40,000 worth of cash and prizes are to be won this …

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All black and yellow – the Armaggeddon Ultimate Party

Armaggeddon Ultimate Party 01

Armaggeddon turns 3 and POPCulture Online was invited! The party was held at F.Club, over at Clarke Quay on the 8th of November 2014. Upon arrival, what we saw was an enthusiastic crowd, all decked out in Armaggeddon colors of black and yellow, ready to celebrate the birthday of the company that brought us Singapore’s Ultimate Gaming Gear. Of course, …

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GameStart 2014 Game On! Cosplay Competition

GameStart 2014 Game On Cosplay Competition Best Stage Performance Deadpool

So it seems the Boss of the 3rd Street Saints decided he needs more capable members for the gang. After all, the war against the alien warlord Zinyak and his time as President taught him the value of having capable team members to call upon. Being the President and the leader of the 3rd Street Saints, it has to be …

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GameStart 2014: Gaming Comes To Town

GameStart 2014 Freedom Wars Producer Junichi Yoshizawa, with fans on stage

When GameStart 2014 was first announced back in August, promising gaming fans in this side of the world something to look forward to in the mould of bigger events like Tokyo Games Show and E3, many were sceptical that organisers Eliphant Pte Ltd can pull it off. I will have to admit that I too was cautious too in reacting …

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Oishii Japan 2014

Oishii Japan 2014

Writers are generally very simple people. If there was one assignment over at POPCulture Online that I volunteer for one full year in advance, it will be the annual Japanese food and trade fair over at Oishii Japan. This year marks the third edition of Oishii Japan, organized by Oishii Japan Executive Committee. This is ASEAN’s largest dedicated Japanese F&B …

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Nikon I Am Full Freedom Media Event

Nikon I Am Full Freedom Media Event Chris McLennan, Alex Soh, Bryan Foong and Imran Ahmad

Nikon Singapore held an exclusive media event for members of the media as part of their Nikon I Am Full Freedom event held at Funan DigitaLife Mall Atrium to launch the new Nikon D750 Full Frame DSLR. Occupying the entire mall atrium, the place was bustling with activities by the time I got there with members of the public and …

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Halloween Horror Night 4 Preview

We continue the adventures of Ken with sidekick Alex… Finally found Alex after I ran  out of that horrible place. After running and running and more running, I finally found Alex and you will never guess where I found him! It seems the bugger went shopping for Cookie monster and Elmo Pumpkin heads! Of course, the next best news I …

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Skechers Sundown Festival 2014 Adds 4 More Artistes To Line Up

Skechers Sundown Festival 2014 - WEAVER Japanese piano rock band

Skechers Sundown Festival announces four more breakthrough artistes – WEAVER (Japan), CROSS GENE (Korea), Olivia Ong (Singapore) and Shila Amzah (Malaysia), to this year’s festival, adding on to nine other artistes announced the week before. “Each year is exciting for us as we hunt and scout some of the best Asian talents with the X-factor, and embodies the breakthrough in …

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