Changi Airport Group Announces Return Of LKY100 Commemorative Exhibition, The Courage To Dream, With New Archival Documents

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Get ready to embark on a captivating journey as the exhibition opens its doors again at Changi Airport Terminal 2, from now till 28 February 2024. 

Venue:¬†Changi Airport‚ÄĮTerminal 2, Level 3
Date: now till 28 Feb 2024

The Courage to Dream ‚Äď The Making of the Changi Airport Story

Changi Airport Group is thrilled to announce the return of its LKY100 commemorative exhibition held previously at Jewel in September 2023. 

Entitled ‚ÄėThe Courage to Dream: The Making of the Changi Airport Story‚Äô, the immersive walkthrough exhibition tells the many untold stories about how the visionary leadership, boldness and conviction of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew and his team of leaders made Changi Airport possible and paved the way for its success in the decades to follow. Across six interactive zones featuring rarely-seen archival content, visitors can embark on a nostalgic voyage through time, from the development of Changi Airport in the 1970s till the present day, and ending off with an exciting glimpse into the future of aviation.¬†¬†

New Archival Documents

Photo Credits: Changi Airport Group

At this second run of the exhibition, visitors will get the opportunity to view fresh exhibits in the form of newly released archival materials, declassified from the archives for public viewing for the very first time. The documents include intimate perspectives of how Mr Lee paved the way for the growth of Singapore’s air hub: 

 Two steering committee reports on the airport’s development dated 1976, adorned with a handwritten note by Mr Lee himself.  

  • A 1979 press release from then Public Works Department, chronicling the progressive developments of the Changi Airport.¬†¬†
  • The original 1981 masterplan of Changi Airport, revealing the foresight behind the long-term planning of the airport¬†
  • A memo from Mr Lee in 1980, outlining the visionary greening of Airport Boulevard before the grand opening of Changi Airport.¬†

This exhibition is now available in the Chinese language too. 

More details can be found on the website here.  


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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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