Hanging a shining star upon the highest bough with a star

Nathan Hartono singing a yuletide classic, "The Christmas Song", beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016.
Nathan Hartono singing a yuletide classic, "The Christmas Song", beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Nathan Hartono (right) helping Vania Ng, 6, hang her bauble on a Christmas tree in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016.
Nathan Hartono (right) helping Vania Ng, 6, hang her bauble on a Christmas tree in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Nathan Hartono walking beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016.
Nathan Hartono walking beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Nathan Hartono and 987FM deejay Kimberly Wang beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016.
Nathan Hartono and 987FM deejay Kimberly Wang beside the 11-metre-tall Christmas Tower situated amidst the "Merry Medley" floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay on Nov 27 2016. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Christmas came early yesterday for 15 beneficiaries of the Children's Cancer Foundation and their relatives and friends, as singing sensation Nathan Hartono (above, left) joined them in a craft session at the Flower Dome in Gardens by the Bay. Hartono and the children, aged six to 12 years old, took along an item that was meaningful to them and placed it inside a transparent bauble, which they hung on a Christmas tree. Hartono also serenaded the crowd with a yuletide classic, The Christmas Song, beside an 11m Christmas Tower.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 28, 2016, with the headline 'Hanging a shining star upon the highest bough with a star'. Print Edition | Subscribe