Paris Saint-Germain, one of Europe’s leading football clubs, is celebrating the official launch of its regional headquarters and the upcoming International Champions Cup (ICC) Tournament, with a series of activities in Singapore built upon the Parisian identity of art, fashion, culture and design.
From collaborations with local artists and designers; to creating engaging fan zones; training camps focusing on youth and coaching development in Singapore; giving back to the local community; a photo exhibition focusing on the perspective of the fan; hosting a quintessential Parisian experience; as well as bringing world esports stars to Singapore, the activities represent the true spirit of Paris Saint-Germain in every way.
The week-long activities are being organised in the key districts across Singapore to engage with Singaporeans from across the city and make them a part of these festivities.
SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB
26-30 July: Fan Zone at Sports Hub
Fans of Paris Saint-Germain will be able to see the trophies up close, meet footballing legends, take photos and get their jerseys signed at the PSG Fan Zone. The Club will bring four of its trophies: Coupe De La Ligue, Coupe De France, Trophee De Champions and Hexagoal from France. Visitors will also be able to enjoy local delights together with live music performances and football themed games.
Venue: OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub
GEYLANG ACTIVE SG FIELD
Training camp for Youth Football in Singapore
As a part of its commitment to grow young football talent and to promote sporting values among youth, Paris Saint-Germain academy coach, will be working with the Football Association of Singapore and ActiveSG to conduct various youth training programmes for students of Xinmin Primary School and Westwood Primary School.
Date: 27, 28, 29 and 30 July
Venue: Kallang Field
DOVER STREET MARKET
28 July: Launch of 2018/19 Away Jersey & Collaboration with STB Ambassador, Mark Ong
Paris Saint-Germain will be launching their 2018/19 Away Jersey exclusively at Dover Street Market as part of the store’s 1st year anniversary celebrations. The Club will be working with Singapore Tourism Board’s Passion Ambassador, Mark Ong, to create limited edition merchandise. A pioneer in the field of streetwear and sneaker design, Mark will create exclusive shoes and skateboards that will be sold at the venue. Mark will be doing a live demonstration and further customising the shoes for customers. Event will be open to the public on 29th July.
Venue: Dover Street Market Singapore, 18 Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249677
29 July: Launch of PSG’s first esport event in Asia
Paris Saint-Germain was among the first international clubs to invest in esports globally. The Club is making an entry into Asia by launching its very first Paris Saint-Germain esports challenge at Clarke Quay. Two top FIFA players from France: Johan ‘Maniika’ Simon and Lucas ‘DaXe’ Cuillerier will play against Singapore players, Amraan and Zarate; and champions from the wider Asian region.
Time: 4.00pm – 9.00 pm
Venue: Clarke Quay Outdoor Atrium
29 July: Ceno2 graffiti art at Clarke Quay
Mohammad Azlan Ramlan a.k.a. Ceno2 will be creating a unique piece of street art, incorporating the Club, Paris and Singapore at Clarke Quay. The Singaporean artist will be creating the art piece using spray painting on a 3 metre (length) by 2 metre (height) piece of wood. Curious on what he will be creating? Then, come and take a look or visit his Instagram page @iamceno2 where he will be posting a time lapse video and photos of the completed work.
Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Clarke Quay Outdoor Atrium
KK WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
31 July: Cheering up young patients at KK Hospital
Giving back to the society is an integral part of Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting beliefs. Through working with Club Rainbow, players from the club will take time off the pitch to visit children at the hospital to brighten up their day.
31 July: Leaving an Art Legacy Behind
With art being synonymous with Paris and to commemorate Paris Saint-Germain’s first visit to Singapore, the club will be working with Mohammad Azlan Ramlan a.k.a. Ceno2 to transform an exterior wall along one of Boat Quay’s iconic shophouses. The wall artwork will be unveiled on the 31 July and remain there for a duration of 6-12 months.
Venue: 11A North Canal Road
20-29 July: The Voices Behind The Victories – Photo Exhibition
French football club, Paris Saint-Germain, has collaborated with Alliance Francaise to launch a photo exhibition titled: The Voices Behind The Victories - a series of 46 photographs that celebrates football through the eyes of the fans who make the “beautiful game” a universally loved sport.The carte blanche exhibition by 3 artists: Paulien Rousseau, Romain Bergeot and Aldo Paredes captures the faces, emotions and heart-felt anticipation of supporters as they experience football on and off the field. The exhibition will take place from 20 – 29 July at Alliance Francaise, Singapore.
Venue: Alliance Française Gallery, 1 Sarkies Rd, Singapore 258130