Wednesday, 22 August 2018

"Birth of a Marine Park" and Victor Tang: 25 Aug (Sat) and 1 Sep (Sat)

Two opportunities: FREE screening of "Birth of a Marine Park" and meet Victor Tang, the cinematographer and director behind this amazing film.
On 25 Aug (Sat), Victor will be on the panel for the "Lepak with the Marine Community", an informal opportunity to speak with people working on marine issues. On 1 Sep (Sat): Come for a day of marine films including Birth of a Marine Park, Chasing Coral, Remember Chek Jawa! A great opportunity to meet a broad range of marine folk: advocates, artists, scientists, agencies and social enterprises. And learn more about marine and sustainability issues in Singapore.

1 Sep (Sat): Beneath the Waves - films, art, talks and more!

Date: 1 Sep (Sat)
Time: 10.30am to 3.30pm
Venue: St Joseph's Institution, 38 Malcolm Road S 308274

All activities are FREE. Registrations required for films here

From the official website

Film screening
  • A Plastic Ocean
  • Sea of Life
  • Blue the Film
  • Remember Chek Jawa & Birth of a Marine Park
  • Chasing Coral
  • Albatross the film

We are also honored to have Dr Neo Mei Lin (a Singaporean Marine Scientist, TED fellow), Mr Karl Png (SJI Alumni, Intern at Celebrating Singapore Shores, Environmental advocate and leader) and Small Change Co-founder share before the films: "Remember Chek Jawa & Birth of a Marine Park", "Chasing Corals" and "Albatross the film" respectively.

There will be a display of music performances, various sculptures and art works done by our Year 4 Art students and Visual Arts CAS groups from the senior section.

At the same time, we are also honored to have freelance nature artist, Hyperionhor showcase his works.

Government agency, National Parks Board (NParks), research institute - St. John's Island National Marine Laboratory and civil societies like Nature Society (Singapore), Conservation International, Small Change, Guardians of Mother Earth and Celebrating Singapore Shores will be here to share more about the work they do and the opportunities available to care for the environment in Singapore.

Singapore's first zero waste bulk retailer, UnPackt and civil society Guardians of Mother Earth will also be showcasing their environmental-friendly merchandise.

Guardians of Mother Earth will be conducting free Coffee Painting workshops.

For registration and more info:

25 Aug (Sat): Lepak with the Marine Community 

Date: 25 Aug (Sat)
Time: 3pm-5pm
Venue: Wala Wala 31 Lorong Mambong Singapore 277689

Learn more about a career in marine science, and volunteering for our shores. Through small group discussions with actual marine biologists and marine advocates.
I will be a part of this informal sharing. Plus FREE food and drinks! Registration now open. See you there!

From the Sea our Shores facebook event page.

Seen photos of our marine life? Curious what a marine biologist does? Want to start volunteering?
Sea Our Shores is back with our August workshop - Lepak with the Marine Community 😊 Hang out with passionate marine advocates, volunteers and researchers over FREE food and drinks! Through small focused groups, go in-depth in picking up photography and online outreach tips, finding the right volunteer group for you or hearing about careers related to marine conservation - like marine biologists!

Sign up now and lepak with us!

We'd like to thank all our speakers for making this event possible! We have the pleasure of having Ria Tan from Wildsingapore, Lisa Lim from R.U.M, Lester Tan from NSS Marine Conservation Group, Xiang Tian from LepakinSG, Nicholas Yap from NUS Faculty of Science, Desmond Ong, Crystle Wee, Ng Juat Ying and Victor Tang to join us for this workshop. Thank you to Abel for photography tips as well! We'd also like to thank our venue sponsor Wala Wala and sponsors Aquatica, Aquamundo and Dive in Bintan.

Big thanks to the venue sponsor Wala Wala and sponsors Aquatica, Aquamundo and Dive in Bintan.

The sponsors will be selling dive gear and courses after the event, so you can take a look at samples and purchase equipment.

This workshop is organised by youths of Lepak In SG for International Year of the Reef 2018.

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