New interactive gallery to promote Changi Precinct – Airport World attractions
Singapore’s gateway to the world has stepped up promotion of its Changi district, which it hopes will be a big hit with passengers looking to explore and have fun as traffic starts to pick up again after the global pandemic.
The new “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery in Terminal 3 is primarily designed to raise awareness of Changi Precinct, which includes areas in and around Changi Airport such as Pulau Ubin, Pasir Ris, Tampines, Bedok and East Coast Park .
With interactive elements and photo spots inspired by the iconic sights and sounds of Changi Compound, visitors can pose for photos and discover fun facts in seven themed areas.
As part of this initiative, Changi has also launched two new exploration tours – My Changi Airport Tour and My Changi Village Heritage Tour – in partnership with MyCommunity, a local non-profit organization that celebrates Singapore’s heritage and culture. by organizing tours, programs and exhibitions. .
Explore the Hello, Changi Precinct Gallery
Operator Changi Airport Group (CAG) says, “Enter the exciting world of Changi Precinct at T3 Departure Hall where visitors can pose with iconic cultural monuments. The journey begins in the Changi Airport area, where visitors can take photos with models of various popular locations in the airport, such as Jewel Changi Airport and the popular airport information board. Terminal 2 flights.
“Moving through seven different areas, visitors can discover interesting nuggets and Siglap stories from the drawers of an old-fashioned barber shop, play a digital arcade game on an empty HDB bridge and a watermelon playground, and hopping aboard a bumboat that takes visitors through the history of Pulau Ubin and the east coast of Singapore.
Hear the stories of Changi Airport through a guided tour
A new curated tour of Changi Airport traces the development of the airport from its humble origins through the stories of airport staff and visitors.
The tour begins at Terminal 1 and guides participants through the airport’s leisure spaces, artwork installations, designs and heritage businesses.
“Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the airport while exchanging stories with the airport staff they meet throughout the tour, giving them insight into the behind-the-scenes operations that keep the airport running. Changi Airport, as well as intriguing anecdotes from people who have worked and visited Changi Airport from the past to the present,” notes CAG.
Discover the Changi district through activities
In addition to the two new tours, at a fee of S$20 per person, visitors can also sign up for six more tours through October, each exploring a key area of the Changi compound, such as Bedok, Pulau Ubin and Pasir Ris.
For a more hands-on experience, expect specialist and artisan workshops held during the September school holidays, where attendees can meet and learn traditional skills from artisans within the compound.
Lim Ching Kiat, General Manager of Air Hub Development at CAG, said, “Many travelers to Changi Airport are interested in venturing beyond the airport to explore the Changi compound. , which is rich in local history and culture.
“Therefore, Changi Airport Group has worked with various partners around Changi Airport over the past two years to promote appreciation for the many hidden gems of the eastern part of Singapore.
“We invite local residents and travelers to start their journey of exploring the charms of Eastern Singapore through the Hello, Changi Precinct Gallery. We hope this will give them a better understanding of the Changi district and encourage exploring lesser-known sites in Singapore.
Admission is free to the Hello Gallery, Changi Precinct, which will run until October 23, 2022, in the departure hall of T3.