31 Jan '11, 4am

Check out this funny ad for Japanese airline -- starring our Merlion. (click the 'watch' link in middle of page)

Check out this funny ad for Japanese airline -- starring our Merlion. (click the 'watch' link in middle of page)

Our Merlion goes international in this hilarious advertisement by a Japanese airline. Instead of heading to Singapore for a holiday, the Japanese man tells his wife, 'Just have the Merlion come to us instead'. Sure enough, our famed national icon visits their home the next day -- with hilarious results. However, advertisements aside, it looks like our Merlion is all set to make waves once more, as it will be turned into a temporary hotel suite for this year's Singapore Biennale organised by the Singapore Art Museum. Just scrubbed clean and re-opened on Jan 18, the Merlion will be closed once more for its new makeover from Feb 7 and will be unveiled on March 11 as a two-month-long artwork installation that visitors can enjoy a night's repose at. The Merlion will resume its usual national duties on June 6. STOMPer WildWildWet was so tickled when she saw the video. She writes...

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