Roaring visit to the Istana

ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

President Tony Tan Keng Yam, his wife, Mrs Mary Tan, and Istana visitors enjoying a performance by the Yi Quan Athletic Association's lion dance troupe yesterday. The Istana - the official residence of the president of Singapore - opened its doors to more than 20,000 guests on the second day of the Chinese New Year, some of whom waited almost two hours to enter the grounds. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 30, 2017, with the headline 'Roaring visit to the Istana'. Print Edition | Subscribe