After having a successful run in Australia in 2012, Singapore Changi
Airport and various international airlines have now brought ‘Achieve
Thru Art’ (ATA) competition in Singapore. This is for the first time
that this online visual art competition has landed in Singapore.
The 3-month art competition is aimed at encouraging the enhancing the
development of visual arts as well as boost air travel. More than
400,000 students and youths across all the schools in Singapore would be
participating in the ATA competition. The winners would be presented
with airline tickets to 12 destinations.
The ATA competition has already started and shall continue up till
October 21. The competition is based on the theme “Countries, Cultures
& Festivals”. The students are required to create their artwork
using any medium such as crayons, charcoal or paint. The artwork would
be uploaded on the ATA website thus creating a visual gallery to be
The partner airlines sponsoring the ATA competition include Vietnam
Airlines, Turkish Airlines, SilkAir, Royal Brunei Airlines, Lao
Airlines, Jet Airways, Finnair, China Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air. The
travel prizes to various destinations to be won include Changsha,
Hanoi, Iloilo, Bandar Seri Begawan, Vientiane, Kaoshiung, Delhi,
Istanbul and Helsinki. The winners will be announced on November 11.
Meanwhile, here’s good news for those flying through Singapore’s
Changi Airport. Singapore Airlines, which introduced $16 (20 Singapore
Dollars) transit vouchers in October last year and doubled the amount
this January, has now extended the offer until December 31 because of
the popular demand. The travel vouchers can be used at any restaurant or
shop in the airport. The voucher can also be utilized for accessing the
lounge, having a shower between flights, and accessing the rooftop pool
area or go to the gym.