Reject Application by Jungle Media to Hold Snowball.04 Party
NewsAsia, December 8, 2004
By Farah Abdul Rahim
SINGAPORE—Police have rejected an
application by Jungle Media to hold a party called SnowBall.04
It was to be held at the former Warehouse Disco along
River Valley Road on Christmas Day.
In explaining its decision, Police say the organisers—who
also held the Nation.04 event—had given assurances that these would not be
But Police noted that promotion materials were widely
advertised on a known gay portal fridae.com.
Police say at the Nation.04’s opening ball at Suntec
earlier this year, patrons of the same sex were seen behaving intimately.
Several complaints were also received about the openly
gay acts there.
Police reiterated that while they do not discriminate
against gays, they recognise that Singapore is still largely a conservative
and traditional society.
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