Singapore Constitution Exposition 1959


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The Singapore Constitution Exposition (SCE) 1959 at Kallang Park (abandon runway of Old Kallang Airport) was organised by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the full internal self-government to Singapore. The SCE was described as a spectacular exhibition on an eighty hectare ground and the most outstanding celebration of its kind ever to be staged in this part of the world. The Exposition represents a cross-section of races, cultures, goods, goods, costumes and ways of living into view the daily life in Singapore of racial harmony and tolerance.

$50 million worth of goods from 650 organisation were on display during the fair. There is 550 sized booths constructed for the exhibitors. Both the Government and City Council also had special pavilion.

The SCE was officially opened by Chief Minister, Lim Yew Hock, will last till 4 March 1959.

Update: Due to popular demand, the fair was extended for an extra week till 11 March 1959.

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