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Connected Histories. Shared Future

Travelling Exhibition

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18 May 2012 Theresa Cua Public Affairs ASEF 15th Anniversary Education



Venue:
National Library Singapore

Commemorating ASEF’s 15th anniversary, this year we bring you a Travelling Exhibition entitled, Connected Histories. Shared Future.

This exhibition hints at a future where Asia and Europe are equal partners, sharing ideas, resources, spaces, creativity, learning, ambitions and a rich heritage.  It celebrates 15 years of efforts to bring closer two diverse, vibrant and vital regions by ASEF and the European Union Centre in Singapore. (EUC)

We invite you to join us on this journey from the colourful past, through the critical present and towards a shared future.

The exhibition was opened by former Prime Minister of Singapore and Emeritus Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong at the National Library Building in Singapore on 17 May 2012.  The exhibition will be available for viewing at various libraries throughout Singapore until November 2012, when it will make its way to the 9th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government in Vientiane Laos.

The full exhibition can be viewed here: http://www.asef.org/exhibition

 

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  • European Union Centre in Singapore

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Project Updates

  • Traveling Exhibition makes it to ASEM9

    Published on 26 Nov 2012

    As its final stop for 2012, the ASEM Traveling Exhibition made its way to the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM9) in Vientiane, Laos, where it was presented from 2-7 November 2012.

    The exhibition celebrated the ASEM process through a retrospective glance at the work of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the EU Centre in Singapore during the last 15 years. Heads of State and Government and more than 1,200 delegates from 51 ASEM member states and institutions were gathered at the National Convention Center in Vientiane. Many of them were more than happy to share their wishes for the future of Asia and Europe together when visiting the exhibition. 

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  • ASEM Traveling Exhibition goes to NTU

    Published on 03 Sep 2012

    The ASEM Traveling Exhibition has moved to its fourth destination: the Lee Wee Nam Library at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. It will move on to the National University of Singapore in October before moving on to Vientiane, Laos for the 9th ASEM Summit of Leaders of State and Government.

    The exhibition has an interactive section where viewers can tie their wishes for Asia and Europe. These wishing poles have received more than 2,000  greetings since the beginning of the exhibition at the National Library, Singapore. The show was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Goh Chok Tong, at the National Library in May.

  • Visit our traveling exhibition

    Published on 06 Aug 2012

    Learn about the efforts of ASEF and the EU Centre in Singapore in promoting Asia-Europe relations and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) by visiting the ASEM Traveling Exhibition, currently hosted at the Woodlands Regional Library. 

    At the exhibition you can make a wish for the future of relations between the two regions.  The exhibition, which was launched by the Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore, Goh Chok Tong, has received more than 500 wishes to date on our wishing tree! 

    You can also catch the Exhibition at the various locations or online.

  • Mr Goh Chok Tong, former Prime Minsiter and currently Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore, inaugurated the travelling exhibition, Connected Histories l Shared Future, on 17 May 2012 at the National Library, Singapore.

    The exhibition examines Asia-Europe relations aligned with the priorities of the Asia-Europe Meeting. It looks at the past and present activities of  ASEF and the EU Centre in Singapore in the last 15 years.

    An online version of the exhibition is available to browse at http://www.asef.org/exhibition.  Visitors can browse through the full content, make a wish for the future of Asia-Europe relations, and take a short survey on perceptions of each other.

    The exhibit will run from 18 May – 6 November 2012 at various locations.

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  • In commemoration of 15 years of activities promoting Asia-Europe relations, ASEF, in partnership with the European Union Centre in Singapore (EUC) will be staging a travelling exhibition, Connected Histories, Shared Future.  Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore, Mr Goh Chok Tong will inaugurate the Exhibition at the National Library of Singapore on Thursday 17 May 2012.

    It will be hosted at the National Library Building (17 May- 25 June), the Jurong Regional Library (26 June-26 July), the Woodlands Regional Library (1-30 August), the Nanyang Technological University Lee Wee Nam Library (3-21 September), the National University of Singapore Central Library (1-15 October), and finally, it will make its way to the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Vientiane, Laos (5-6 November).

    The theme of this Exhibition alludes to a future in which Asia and Europe are equal partners, each aware of the other’s importance. Sharing a rich heritage, resources, spaces, creativity, learning, and ideas, both regions are better equipped to handle challenges while working together.

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