October 17-19, 2003.

14th Family Kite Festival, Lunen, Germany. Attended by Gadis.


27 Sept 2003

The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Community Day.
Together with United Technologies (UTC), it was a morning of kite making and flying for 50 children from Jamiyah Children's Home and the Salvation Army Haven Children's Home which was held at Pasir Ris Park.
U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Franklin L. Lavin graced the event.

Shakib, the story teller made an appearance with musical instruments and magic tricks.


Sept 20-29, 2003
2003 Taipei County International Kite Festival

Attended by Peter, Stephanie and Gadis.



22 Sep 2003

September newsletter released.


6 Sept 2003

Kite Making and drawing competition for MDAS (Muscular Dystrophy Association Singapore). Event was
held at Pasir Ris Park and organised by Ernst & Young.


21 Aug 2003

Here is the link to the photos for PORTUGAL


19 July 2003

One of our members, who's also a founding member of the Singapore Kite Association hosted
a VSS Outdoor Social Activity (Vegetarian Society Singapore) at Marina South.  The event began
with story telling followed by flying of of miniature paper butterfly paper kites.


07 June 2003

We conducted kite workshop at Feed Me!
Toa Payoh Mayor Mr Heng Chee How (top left) gracing the kite workshop session.


06 June 2003

1st PERLIS OPEN ASEAN KITE FESTIVAL 2003,at Stadium Kangar,Perlis,Malaysia.
Yes, SKA was there!

25 May 2003

Merlion Kite appeared on Zaobao (for larger version click on pic below)


24 May 2003, 5 - 8 pm
Tanjong Rhu @ the open space near the suspension
bridge to Stadium Cove.
Tel: 6344-7387

To celebrate the turning on of lights along the
promenade from Casuarina Cove to Costa Rhu, Tanjong
Rhu Neighbourhood Committee will hold a kite flying
display in conjunction with Singapore Kite
Association. To mark this waterside event, Singapore's
first ever merlion kite will be launched. Lights go on
at 7.15 pm. There will also be other activities.
Come on out and join us for an exciting evening by the river!

(thank you engloy !)

19 May 2003


15 May 2003
Received official graphics from COIMBRA (
Cultural Capital of Portugal)
International Kite Festival. This event is on 25-27 July 2003.



1 May 2003
Migrated the entire SKA website to a new location.
If you do not wish to see the popup ads, use the direct URL:

Do drop me a mail if there is an improvement in speed, etc....


27 April 2003
The Merlion kite made it her first public appearance at Pasir Ris Park today.
We are now making adjustments to for the Merlion train to fly in strong wind.
Here are some pictures:

Merlion head with creator

Closeup of the Merlion head

Merlion body comprising of orchid panels


21 April 2003
The Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2003 to be held on 31 May and 1 June 2003
has been cancelled due to SARS.


23 March 2003
Kite painting & flying session with
CHILDREN ASSOCIATION at Pasir Ris Park at 10AM-12PM.
About 30 children attended.


22 March 2003
SKA members helped some 66 kids from SINDA with their kite flying program
at Sarimbun Campsite (70 Jalan Bahtera, off Lim Chu Kang). The kite
flying session was interrupted by heavy shower.

22 February 2003
Here are some pics from Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival :

The following SKA members were present:
Ng Thang Eng, Danny Teo, Gadis, Yuwono, Tan See Liang, Robert Foong,
Eugene, Jennifer, Yusni, Abu Bakar, Peter Teo, Stephanie Lee, Danny Tan
and Wing.


...and presenting the Arch Kite (below) made by the Engels


16 February 2003
SKA Kite Day. Plenty of rain, many did not turn up due weather.
Merlion Kite slightly off schedule. However here is a panel for preview:


8 December 2003
Kite Flying for families of SINDA at Pasir Ris Park.



24, November 2002
Sport Kites demo & kite making workshop for MENSA members at Pasir Ris Park.

7 November 2002
Finally Wing Lee met up with Angela Wu (TWKA) in Taipei Grand Hyatt.

10, 17, 24, November 2002 and 1 December  2002
SKA kitemaker, Tan Poh Wah  will be conducting Kite Making Lessons at :
Admiral Garden CC
Blk 649, Woodlands Ring Road
Time 2:30pm - 4:30pm
For registration call : 63662218

<View proposed SKA KITE >

3 November 2002
In conjunction with the above celebration, SKA will be conduct a GREEN kite workshop at the CARNIVAL orgainsed by Singapore Environment Council

Tan Poh Wah putting finishing touches to the SEC green kites at the carnival.


27 October 2002
SKA 21st AGM @ Pasir Ris Park Flying Field (1500-1700 hrs)

13 October 2002
One Sky, One World
Please visit this link

28-29 September 2002
Attended by Gadis, Eugene Tan, Peter Teo and Stephanie Lee
For pictures visit this link


10 August 2002
4 SKA members are off to Qinhuangdao International Kite Festival 2002, China.
The SKA team comprises:
Tan See Liang
Robert Foong
Xu Dong Mei
Xu Sua Wah


7-10 August 2002
KELANTAN KITE FESTIVAL at Pantai Cahaya Bulan (PCB) Perdana Resort Area,
Kota Bahru, Kelantan
Steve Engel & family attended


21 June 2002 (1:00 - 3:00 PM)

71 Jalan Bahtera (off Lim Chu Kang Road)
(Subsequently postponed to a later date)

15-16 June 2002

fill the sky with dragons. Here are some pics.

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Tan Poh Wah's white & red dragon against Pan Pacific Hotel.

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Tan See Liang's dragon

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Robert Foong's dragon.


30 April 2002 - 2 May 2002
7th GuiYang International Kite Festival, CHINA
Attended by Tan See Liang, Tan Poh Wah, Peter Teo, Abu Bakar, Yusni Yusof 

23 - 27 April 2002
6th QingDao International Kite Festival, CHINA
Attended by Tan See Liang, Tan Poh Wah, Peter Teo, Abu Bakar, Yusni Yusof


4 June 2002

Look out for SKA dragons at the  Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2002 at the
Marina Promenade / Marina Bay from 15 Jun 2002 to 16 June 2002.

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1 June 2002

SKA conducted a kite making workshop at SINDA HQ.

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22 Apr 2002

We have just received clearance from HQ RSAF to fly kites at location 0116.60N 10351.80E, radius 1 KM,
below 150m on 15 and 16 June 2002 from 1 pm to 6 pm.


21 Apr 2002

The Moving Visuals Company was at Pasir Ris Park kite filming for their new program Hobby TV
to be aired on KIDS CENTRAL for next 6 SATURDAYS 1:30-2:00 PM which premiered on 13 April 2002.  

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Finally, the Turtle Edo was seen in the air for the FIRST time.

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11 Apr 2002

Really Something, Episode 13 : Exit the dragon was aired on Channel i.

8 Apr 2002

SKA officials inspected the proposed flying site for Dragon Kites by  the river at Marina
Promenade/Marina Bay. Dragon Kites will be flown at the
Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2002 from 15 Jun 2002 to 16 June 2002.

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27 March 2002

Makan for Gary & Michelle from the Toronto Kite Fliers on their visit to Singapore.

11 Mar 2002

On 8 March 2002, Two of our SKA Dragon Masters were interviewed for "ReallySomething" to
be featured in the last episode "Dragons"
So don't miss out Really Something on the second week in April.

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3 Mar 2002

The Turtle Edo Kite was seen for the first time at SKA Kite Day on 24 Feb 2002.

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     Yuwono Riyadi (left) and Veronica (right) holding on to the Kite while final adjustments
     were made to the bridle before the madien flight.


15 Feb 2002

Many visitors have requested that we elimiate the "_" or "underscore" in our URL.
Finally, we have another finger friendler URL :

Thank you for the feedback.

11 Feb 2002

The webmaster has just returned from Pasir Gudang.
While we wait for full report from the forthcoming newsletter, here is a picture...

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2 Feb 2002

Uploaded SKA Jan 2002 Newsletter

However, you'll need Acrobat Reader to be installed.
Follow the link to download & install Acrobat Reader --->
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27 Jan 2002 -  JTC KITE FESTIVAL

Group photo of the Rokkaku warriors before the battle.

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The winners are:
1) Elmar Far East Pte Ltd (#9 from left)
2) Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (Singapore) Pte Ltd (#20 extreme right)
3) S3 Building Services Pte Ltd (#17 from left)


12 Jan 2002

Site inspection and madien test flight for JTC Rokkaku.

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9 Dec 2001

SINDA Kite Flying for children and families at Marina South Padang

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6 Dec 2001

Please note that the Pasir Gudang Kite Festival has been revised to
4 - 11 February 2002 - See Diary

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5 Dec 2001

At least one member is now taking pegaga, noni and linghzi to extend shelf life.

4 Dec 2001

We are getting into gear to assist with SINDA Kite Flying for children. 
Venue : Marina South Padang
Date : 9 Dec 2001
Time: 2 - 6 PM
Kite Colouring Competition & Flying for children.


7 Sep 2001

SKA Colourful Kites are on display at Singapore Handicraft Center, China Town Point
Podium B, SINGAPORE - from 7 Sep 2001 till 1 Oct 2001.



6 Sep 2001

Started ASIAN KITE DIARY for recording of Kite Events in the ASIAN REGION.
Check out


27 Aug 2001

SKA Tee Shirts

SKA introduced a new Tee Shirt. Graphics by Robert Foong.

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