A record high of over 800 guests ushered in the Year of Rooster with Guest-of-Honour Minister K Shanmugam, at Spring Reception 2017, jointly organised by the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and Business China.

In the spirit of diversity and inclusiveness, dignitaries from close to 10 countries, student representatives from all 6 public universities, as well as representatives from various ethnic groups and associations were also invited to the Reception held at the newly completed Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, on 30 January 2017.

Guests gathered in the hall to exchange well wishes and aspirations in the New Year

From left: Minister K Shanmugam, Mr Chua Thian Poh (SFCCA President cum SCCC Chairman), Mr Lee Yi Shyan (Business China Chairman), Minister Chan Chun Sing, Minister Gan Kim Yong, Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo

GOH Minister K Shanmugam giving his address

Guests were invited to exchange greetings as a form of good luck in the New Year

Ethnic and student representatives were invited to celebrate the annual festivities together

Graduated SFCCA Scholars greeted Mr Chua Thian Poh, SFCCA President