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CHILDREN FOR CHILDREN 2014

A special day of fun for the little ones

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 05:50
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VIPs, organisers and performers gathering on stage for a group photo at the end of the programme. ALL PHOTOS: JOSEPH NAIR
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Through a game, participants learn that it takes everyone to keep the kindness balloon afloat.
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Guest-of-honour, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin taking a selfie with the emcees, teachers Esther Chia and Sheila Cleetus.
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A Tibetan dance put up by the Chinese dancers of CHIJ (Kellock) portraying horse-riding across a grassland.
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Cheryl Chua, (Primary 5) of CHIJ, impressing the audience with her skill and agility.
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Teo Yu Xuan (Primary 6) leaving the audience in awe of her performance.
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The Dance Ensemble mesmerising the audience with their groovy moves.
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Rhythmic gymnasts from CHIJ displaying their flexibility and poise.
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A drama performance put up by pupils of CHIJ, inspiring the audience to spread kindness. Portraying the characters are from left: Chloe Natasha See Lin, Primary 2; Deborah Ng, Primary 4; Maizah Tauqeer, Primary 5 and Simorrah Nadya Seow, Primary 2 (lying on the floor).
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Participants screaming their lungs out on the Enchanted Airways ride at Universal Studios Singapore.
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Kids having a roaring good time on the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure ride at Universal Studios Singapore.
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Beneficiaries of Children for Children 2014 waving their tea lights and clappers at the end of the show.
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The S$320,000 raised from corporate and individual donors were presented in a cheque at the end of the performance. From left: Colin Goh, CEO, The Rice Company Ltd; Magdalene Chin, principal, CHIJ (Kellock); guest-of-honour, Minister for Manpower, Tan Chuan-Jin; Alvin Tay, editor, The Business Times & chairman, BT Budding Artists Fund; Goh Chye Boon, executive vice- president, Resorts World Sentosa and Tan Bee Heong, manager, ST School Pocket Money Fund.

THEY screamed, they cheered, they laughed to their little hearts' content.

That's how more than 1,000 underprivileged children celebrated an early Children's Day on Oct 2 - playing games, watching live performances and riding on rollercoasters at Universal Studios Singapore. Children's