09 Oct '11, 6am

The Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall: Travesty or inspiration?

The Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall: Travesty or inspiration?

For some bizarre reason, I recently found myself on the media list for a preview tour of the Wan Qing Yuan, better known as the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall. For those of you in the dark, this is a Singaporean museum that’s dedicated to the life and work of Dr Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925), also known as the “Guo Fu”, the Father of Modern China. This year happens to mark the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, which broke out on 10 October 1911; the final triumph of Dr Sun’s movement to bring about the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the end of 2,500 years of imperial rule. The National Heritage Board’s chosen to celebrate this by giving the museum a complete makeover. So, gone are the hokey waxwork statues of Sun and his collaborators. Gone are the explanatory panels written in bad English. Instead, we’ve got a state-of-the art display that combines multimedia with pr...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/10/the-sun-yat-sen-memor...

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[singapore][event] Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall、10月いっぱいは無料。 / “Free entry to Sun Yat San museum from Oct 9”

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asiaone.com 08 Oct '11, 10am

With the help of creative multi-media displays and a whole new storyline, the refurbished museum aims to re-create the amb...

Sun Yat Sen memorial revamped, 3-week free entry from Sunday

Sun Yat Sen memorial revamped, 3-week free entr...

straitstimes.com 08 Oct '11, 5am

More than 500 guests, including Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and former Minister of Foreign Affairs George Yeo atte...

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

gordonator.com 11 Oct '11, 2pm

@cplbao It is. 晚晴园-孙中山南洋纪念馆。I agree. The name 晚晴园 should remain no matter what. 49 minutes ago 晚晴园-孙中山南洋纪念馆, 今年十月经过一年的装修后,...

Read our post about the re-opened Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Read our post about the re-opened Sun Yat Sen N...

yesterday.sg 12 Oct '11, 1am

The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) official re-opened on Saturday after a year of development. The revamped mu...

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