Pure Talents veteran bilingual emcees Danny Yeo and Tan Liyi were back as the perfect pair to host the grand opening ceremony for River Hongbao 2018. In its 32nd year, the annual event is jointly organised by Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Press Holdings’ Chinese Media Group, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Singapore Tourism Board and People’s Association.
The Guest of Honour was Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean. DPM Teo was overheard telling River Hongbao 2017 Chairperson Ms Cheng Li Hui that the organising committee made the right choice for the emcees. What an honour for us!
The event was attended by many important guests, including Advisor to River Hongbao 2018 Organising Committee Minister Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong, River Hongbao 2018 Chairman Ms Cheng Li Hui, Vice-Chairmen Ms Cheryl Chan, Mr Henry Kwek, Mr Chong Kee Hiong & Mr Ang Wei Neng, President of the S’pore Federation of Chinese Clan Assns Mr Chua Thian Poh, Singapore Press Holdings CEO Mr Ng Yat Chung, Deputy CEO Mr Anthony Tan, Head of Chinese Media Group Ms Lee Huay Leng, President of S’pore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Mr Roland Ng, Cultural Precincts Development Director of S’pore Tourism Board Mr Kenneth Lim and Chief Executive Director of People’s Association Mr Desmond Tan.
Danny Yeo also hosted the Appreciation Ceremony in the VIP Lounge where DPM Teo thanked all the sponsors and presented them with a certificate of appreciation.