Sunday, February 3, 2013

Photo Essay: Singapore Botanic Garden - Let's embrace into NATURE!

Let's embrace into NATURE! Visit Singapore Botanic Garden. 
Relax and Enjoy my photo essay of the flowers and plants at Singapore Botanic Garden below!

Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore and a keen naturalist, set up the first Botanic Garden on Government Hill at Fort Canning in 1822 mainly to introduce into cultivation economic crops such as nutmeg, clove and cocoa. This Garden was closed in 1829. 

The Gardens at its present site was founded in 1859 by an Agri-Horticultural Society, and was later handed over to the government for maintenance. From an ornamental garden with roads, terraces, a bandstand and even a small zoo, it has come a long way in evolving into a leading equatorial botanic garden of 63 hectares.

The 150-year old Singapore Botanic Gardens is a star visitor attraction for the sophisticated traveller as well as the local resident. This Gardens possesses an array of botanical and horticultural attractions with a rich history and a wonderful plant collection of worldwide significance. Complementing these unique resources are sensitive developments providing visitors educational and recreational facilities. 


After a walk at Singapore Botanic Garden, continue to relax by listening to some great music below!

Listen to “Free China” Music Soundtrack - Nominated for Hollywood Award

If you’ve ever heard great music during a movie, you know what a good soundtrack does for a film. Well, so does Hollywood.
On November 15th the Hollywood Music in Media Awards will hand out medals for the best of this year’s musical accompaniments. And on the list of nominees, is NTD’s own, “Free China: The courage to Believe.”
Free China was co-produced by NTD and World2Be productions. The film documents the story of two former Chinese citizens who suffered persecution for their belief in the Falun Gong spiritual practice.
Free China was nominated in the category of “Best Soundtrack Album”, and is competing with some of Hollywood’s biggest names. The composer of Free China’s soundtrack is Tony Chen, an award winning composer based out of San Francisco.

For more information about Free China the film, visit

Free China – the film



Tony Chen’s Specialties:
Music Production/Composition/Arrangement; Scoring for TV/Film/Multimedia; Radio Host, Voice Acting/Coaching; Vocal Singing with experiences in Opera Performances, etc.


Tony Chen is an award-winning music composer, who has been nominated for Best Soundtrack Album at the 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards™The album is a soundtrack album for Award-Winning Documentary, Free China, co-produced by New Tang Dynasty Television and World2Be Productions.

FREE CHINA Soundtrack by Tony Chen