The opening event featured co-founder, Mike Spits; Marieke de Zeeuw, Project Manager, Elephant Parade Singapore; Hugues Delcourt, Country Executive, ABN AMRO Singapore and CEO, Private Banking Asia; Claire Chiang, Ambassador of Elephant Parade and Chairman of Wildlife Reserves Singapore; Bjarne Clausen, First Member of Board of Trustees of The Asian Elephant Foundation; Ben Cabrera, International Artist from The Philippines; and Foo Tiang Sooi, CEO of C.K. Tang Limited, Singapore. See Media Conference of Elephant Parade Singapore, http://elephantparade.com/news/media-conference-elephant-parade-singapore. Accessed 27 December 2011.
VivoCity is termed a grand patron’ of the Elephant Parade Singapore. It is Singapore’s largest retail and lifestyle centre opened officially in December 2006 and located at the Harbour Front. It was designed by Japanese architect, Toyo Ito (Cheong 2011).
ABN AMRO Private Banking and Elephant Parade with Sotheby’s Auction Houses presented the Elephant Parade Singapore Auction in three auctioning sessions at St Regis Hotel and Fullerton Hotel, Singapore, January 2012. The total raised was S$1,781,000. The highest price was S$62,000 for Elephantasm by Filipino artist, Ronald Ventura. Reproduced replicas (hand painted, numbered limited edition) are offered for sale at the Elephant Parade shop at Singapore Zoo and web-shop elephantparade.com/shop.
Nouriel Roubini is professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University and Chairman of Roubinni Global Economics.
George Soros, economist, philanthropist and author, is founding chairman of the Open Society Foundation, supporting democracy and human rights in over seventy countries.
Singapore Destinations Map Photo Gallery