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Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:15

Date: 20 & 21 April 2013
Time: 12pm to 10pm
Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

Gurney Paragon Mall will be organising a series of ‘green’ events in conjunction with the 43rd International Earth Day. The main objective of this event is to promote the concept of the 3Rs –Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in our daily life, and to create public awareness to remind the general public about the beauty of Mother Nature. The activities during these two days include a photo exhibition and photography sharing session, children’s colouring contest and a ‘green market’.

Top photographer, Mr Song Jin Tek has been invited to showcase his masterpieces at Gurney Paragon Mall, at St Jo’s Level 1, on 20 and 21 April from 12pm to 10pm. Song will also hold a photography sharing session with photography enthusiasts with the themes ‘Tips & Techniques to Capture Natural Scenery’on 20th April at 3pm, and ‘Tips & Techniques to Capture Flora and Fauna’ on 21st April at 3pm. The public are requested to register via 012-4253937 as this is based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Aside from Mr Song Jin Tek’s exhibition, the Sun Seekers’ members will also be exhibiting their photo collections with the theme ‘Tribute to the Mother Earth’, also at St Jo’s Level 1 during these two days. Sun Seekers is an association formed by a group of amateur photography enthusiasts.

A Children’s Colouring Contest will be held on 21st April, from 4pm onwards at Festive Square. This Earth-Day themed contest is categorized into 2 groups for children aged 7-9 years old and children aged 10-12 years old. The winners of this colouring contest will bring home fabulous prizes worth RM1200. Children who wish to participate in the contests are required to register by 15th April by calling 04-2288266 or email their particulars to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Finally, a ‘Green Market’ selling various organic products, table plants, handmade handbags, accessories, home-baked cakes and pastries will also be held on 20th & 21st April, from 12pm to 10pm. On top of that, face painting for children and clown appearance will also take place on 21 April, 4.30pm onwards. For more information, call 04-2288266.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 11 April 2013 11:37

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