Pomp and Cir­cum­stance

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THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY PARTY AT EDEN HALL

PASomeSo 800 men in uni­form, wom­enw in their cock­tail best, busi­nessbu own­ers and mem­bers of the Bri­tish com­mu­nity in Sin­ga­pore thronged Eden Hall, the res­i­dence of Bri­tish high com­mis­sioner Scott Wight­man, on the oc­ca­sion of the cel­e­bra­tion of Queen El­iz­a­beth’s 91st birthday. From mar­ques to whiskies and a de­lec­ta­ble ar­ray of food, the best of Bri­tain was on dis­play. The for­mal­i­ties be­gan at dusk, with the pipes and drums march-in by the Sin­ga­pore Po­lice Force Gurkha Contin­gent. Af­ter a wel­come speech by the high com­mis­sioner, a toast was made to the pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of Sin­ga­pore. In turn, a toast to the queen was pro­posed by Sin­ga­pore se­nior min­is­ter of state for law and fi­nance, In­dra­nee Ra­jah. If a birthday is all about cel­e­brat­ing life and years, this lively party that brought to­gether friend­ship and ca­ma­raderie gave it true mean­ing.

Kelly Koh and Sandy Ogata

Boon Yoon Chi­ang and Aileen Boon Dian Yeh and Carly Ball Cap­tion_white

Mak­ing an ap­pear­ance, the cast of Down­ton Abbey were in Sin­ga­pore for the launch of an ex­hi­bi­tion on their minis­eries at Ma­rina Bay Sands Expo and Con­ven­tion Cen­tre PE­RIOD DRAMA

In­dra­nee Ra­jah

Scott Wight­man

Sha­ran­jit Leyl

Kris Wiluan

Lavinia Thana­p­a­thy

Anne Wight­man

Brigitte Holtschnei­der

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