31 May 2009
Eunos Zone ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘5’ RCs, SCEC and WEC jointly organised the celebration of the Dumpling/Dragon Boat Festival. Held at the old temporary market, residents arrived early to sing Karaoke songs as well as check out the dumpling demonstration.
Every participant was entitled to a free dumpling, muah chee and green tea. Gracing the event was Guest-of-Honour, Mayor Zainul Abidin Rasheed. With him was Mdm Cynthia Phua.
A stage quiz was conducted to let the young and non-Chinese to understand the history of the festival and why certain practices were carried out during this festival. Next, a series of entertaining performances captivated the audience.
Mayor Zainul and Mdm Phua also sang songs – 朋友(Friends) & 爱拼才会赢 (Hokkien song – Ai Bia Jia Eh Yia) together with the residents.