Check out our guide on what to see, do and eat in Singapore!
Christmas in Orchard Road this year will come alive in hues of blue, turquoise and sapphire, as performances, gift stalls and food trucks ring in the Christmas spirit early.
Aside from its usual glitz and glamour, Christmas in Orchard Road this year will be a vehicle-free road on 12 November for the Christmas light-up.
Head on over to Orchard Road and marvel at the lights on this 2.2-kilometre stretch from Tanglin Mall to Plaza Singapura.
The lights will be up from 12 Nov 2016 to 2 Jan 2017. Don\'t miss it!
Singapore celebrates Hari Raya in Geylang Serai, where the streets are lit up from?Geylang Road to?Sims Avenue , some?2.3km.
From 13 Jun till 17 July, head to the Malay Village in Geylang Serai or make your way to Kampong Glam, an area that was once home to Singapore?s Malay royalty, to soak in the festivities.
As part of the festive activities for the Ramadan month, weekly sessions will be held for visitors to?learn about kampung games and greetings. You?can also try your?hand at Arabic calligraphy and dress up in traditional Malay outfits.
As with any bazaar, the main draw is the food! Almost all forms of Malay food can be found at the bazaar,?Mie Goreng,?Nasi Lemak, Nasi Goreng, Nasi Padang and?Otah , not forgetting the traditional delicacies!
Catch Everton, Stoke City and Arsenal live in SingaporeÂ as they play for the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore next month.
The first game, Everton v Stoke, kicks offÂ on 15 July 2015, 6pm.
Arsenal v Singapore Select XI, kick off at 8:30pm on the same day.
TheÂ 3rd place playoff kicks off on 18 July 2015, 6pm.
The finals, kick off at 8.30 on the same day.
Get your tickets fromÂ www.sportshubtix.sg.
TheÂ matches will be played at Singapore's National Stadium, just 35mins from Furama RiverFront, SingaporeÂ by public bus no 16.
Mambo Jambo, Singapore'sÂ longest running dance party in our history, will be back at Zouk on 31 May 2015!
Dust offÂ your retro wear and get ready to hit the dance floor!
Admission for non-members (incl 2 drinks): $28/$33
For more information, visit the official Zouk .
This year the action takes place from 18 - 20 September 2015!
Who's coming for the F1 concerts this year?
Make a beeline for the Off the Track activities with acts like Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and Spandau Ballet, all set toÃ¯Â¿Â½rock the tracks at the Marina Bay area.
Grab your tickets fromÃ¯Â¿Â½the official website atÃ¯Â¿Â½www.singaporegp.sg.
Looking for accommodation in Singapore? Consider Furama City Centre,Ã¯Â¿Â½located in the heart of Chinatown, not too farÃ¯Â¿Â½from the F1 Circuit Park.---------------------------
Indonesia's widely exhibited international artist Entang Wiharso creates provocative works that speak volumes about the human condition.
From universal issues of power, loss, dreams and love to broader categories of ideology, philosophy and identity, Entang delivers personal reflections and social critique by integrating Javanese narrative tools of wayang kulit (shadow puppetry) with contemporary materials. Never Say No presents the sheer diversity and scale of Entang's latest project at STPI where concepts were reinvestigated under new conditions. His experimentation with the multifaceted medium resulted in raw and compelling representations of the world, told through an instantly recognisable visual vocabulary of contorted bodies - with slogans and icons of tropical plants, weapons and fences, amongst other things.
[caption id="attachment_888" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Entang Wiharso, Never Say No #2, 2015 Â© Entang Wiharso/ STPI[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_893" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Entang Wiharso at work[/caption]
Date:Â 25 April â 30 May 2015
Time:Â Monday â Friday: 10am â 7pm,
Saturdays: 9am â 6pm
Exhibition tours: Saturday, 2.30pm
Venue:Â STPI Gallery â 41 Robertson Quay
Welcome the Year of the Goat with an auspicious Lion Dance Performance at Furama RiverFront, Singapore and Furama City Centre, Singapore!
The lion dance is believed to bring good luck and fortune to the business. Many businesses will invite the lion dance troupesÂ to visit the houses and shops.
There will be a performance accompanied by drums and cymbals. The lion will perform the traditional custom of "cai qing", which means "pluck the greens". The lion will set out to pluck the auspicious green vegetables tied together with an ang pow hung on a very high place or just placed on a table in front of the premise.
If you are in Singapore on 19 February, don't forget to catch this enticing performance!
Date: 19 FebruaryÂ 2015
Furama RiverFront, Singapore @ 10am
Furama City Centre, Singapore @ 12noon
Don't miss Celebrate SG50 as it kicks off celebrations for Singapore's 50th birthday!
Catch homegrown bigÂ names likeÂ Stefanie Sun, Dick Lee, Kit Chan, Rahimah Rahim,Â Dim Sum Dollies, Ebi Shankara,Â The Sam Willows,Â the Noose cast,Â Shigga Shay,Â Pavithra, John Molina, Ann Hussein, Fauzie Laily, Vernon Cornelius, Gentle Bones,Â Sezairi Sazali,Â Trick,Â Suthasini, Guna and more!
2 international pop starsÂ Korea's super boy band sensation BIGBANGÂ andÂ Malaysia's award-winning diva Siti Nurhaliza will also make an appearance!
Countdown to 2015 ar The Float @ Marina Bay. After the countdown, don't miss theÂ most awesome dance party with one of the hottest young DJs in town, DJ Tinc!
Date: 31 Dec 2014
Time: 7.30 pm onwards
Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Tickets: S$28, S$68, S$ 128
Find out more at sistic website.
Catch Tommy Page, All-4-One and Color me Badd live in concert at Retrolicious 2015!
Retroliciousâ¢ 2015 details:
Date:Â 7 February 2015 (Saturday)
Venue:Â Fort Canning Park (rain or shine event)
Ticket prices:Â $125
Find out more @ sistic website.
Head over toÂ Woodlands Woodgrove for aÂ traditional Halloween Trick Or Treat in Singapore!
The residents of the area pool together some cash and the roads are closed to vehicles while zombies and monsters roam the streets. TheÂ residents put in considerable amount of effort into decorating the houses!
Typically the event lasts from 6 - 8pm, but you can still see visitors walking around after that.
Park further away and walk to the estate.
For more information, check out this post onÂ Halloween.sg.
If you're in SingaporeÂ tonight, look up to the Eastern sky between 6.50pm and 8.30pm (Singapore time) to catch the Blood Moon lunar eclipse.
Timings are estimate, based on Eclipse Calculator website
During the total lunar eclipse, the Earth will pass between the sun and the moon. As it happens, the moon will reflect sunlight scattered in the Earthâs atmosphere, taking on a red hue, hence 'Blood Moon'.
According to The Astronomical Society of Singapore (Tasos), theÂ moon will already be in total eclipseÂ phase when it rises in Singapore at 6.52pm on Oct 8.
TasosÂ isÂ organisingÂ a viewing atÂ Labrador Park for the eclipse, whichÂ will start at 6.25pm and end at 7.24pm.
There are numerous dialect groups in Singapore, Teochews make up 21% of the Chinese populate in Singapore, just behind the Hokkiens.
This month, the Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan will be organising an 11-day Teochew Festival showcasing everything Teochew, from food, to the arts to Teochew culture. Bring the kids for activities such as craft-making and colouring competitions to introduce Teochew culture in fun and engaging ways. For the adults eager to learn a few Teochew dishes, there will also be masterchef classes!
Not into cooking, just like eating? The Festival has food stalls featuring Teochew cuisine. There's something for everyone!
Date: 25 Sep - 5 Oct 2014, 11am to 10pm daily
Tickets: S$5 per entry
Venue: Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza
timeoutsingapore, weekender, Teochew Festival facebook page, Teochew Festival
CavaliaÂ celebrates the relationship between humans and horses, virtually reinventing the equestrian arts, cleverlyÂ integrating acrobatics, dance, aerial stunts and live music.
Cavalia was conceived byÂ Normand Latourelle,Â one of the co-founders of famed Cirque du Soleil. Don't miss them, they are at the Marina Bay area.
Standard Chartered card holders get 10% discount.
Date: Now till 14 Septemeber 2014
Time: 2 shows(2pm,7.30pm) on weekends, evening shows (7.30pm) on weekdays
Venue: Bayfront Ave
For more details, visit the official website.
*Details are correct at published time
The Singapore Night Festival is back in its 7th edition!
Anticipate more extraordinary light, musical and art performances this year.Â The crowd-favourite,Â Night Lights, will also return this year as part of the festival. Paying tribute to the power of nature and the creation of light, the myriad of light art installations will provide a respite to our concrete jungle as they hold each festival-goer spellbound through the bold and beautiful interplay of light and space.
Date: Fri & Sat, 22 & 23, 29 & 30 August 2014
Time: 7pm - 2am
Venue: Bras Basah / Bugis
Source: Bras Basah. Bugis Precinct
Universal Studios Singapore is back in its 4th year with Halloween Horror Nights 4!
If the past 2 years are anything to go by, this 4th edition should send chills up your spine!
What's more, guests can enjoy the theme parkâs top rides at night, definitely an event not to be missed, especially for the thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies and horror film buffs!
The event will beÂ held over 5 weekends:Â 3 â 5, 10 â 11, 17 â 18, 22 â 25, 31 October, and 1 November 2014, 7.30pm to 1.30am.
Get your tickets from the official website @ Halloween Horror Nights
It's no secret that Singaporeans have obsessions with food.
This year, the Singapore Food Festival, themed "A Walk Down Memory Lane' will feature an array of cuisines, some of which are not commonly found, from Singapore's rich food history.
The food trail begins on 11 July at Chinatown Food Street with Singapore Chinese Dialect Heritage Feast.
Stay on the trail as traditional and modern interpretations of Peranakan fare makes it way around the city.
Head to Sentosa's Palawan Beach on the weekends for barbecued seafood such as sambal stingray and spiced meat.
For a full list of places to go, check out Singapore Food Festival 2014 @Â yoursingaporeÂ .
View interesting collections on display such as DC Comic Super Heroes stamps from Singapore Philatelic Museum's permanent collection, special issue of Singapore Post MyStamps on DC Comics and BATMAN, and the stamp artworks, as well as rare original comic art pages and collectibles on loan from collectors. Pose for photographs with life-size comic covers of SUPERMAN and BATMAN, as well as limited edition life-size busts of these Super Heroes.
Date:Â 05 Jun 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Time: Monday 1:00pm - 7:00pm; Tuesday to Sunday 9:30am - 7:00pm
For more information, visit their website.
The first game kicks off in a few hours..
If you're in town and looking for places that screen the match live, here's a list ofÂ Community Centres that will be hosting screenings of first-round World Cup games.
For guests staying in Furama City Centre, Singapore, head over to the Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre (see schedule) that is just across the road for your World Cup games!
View list of Community Centres
CausewayEXchange (CEX)Â is a joint arts and culture initiative between Singapore and Malaysia that aims to serve as the premiere exchange platform between the arts and creative communities of Singapore and Malaysia.Â Come and let your senses feast on the exceptional, the extraordinary, and the exhilarating.
For 10 days only, this annualÂ multi-disciplinary arts festival aims to increase support towards the arts from the public, to bridge the communities, and to expand its audience base. Art exhibitions, staged productions, comedy shows and participative programmes are lined up throughout this 10-day celebration for audiences of all ages and background.
Date: 13 - 22 June 2014
Venue: Various location in Singapore
For more information, check out their official website.
The Singapore Street FestivalÂ is an annual event aiming at providing platforms to the youth in Singapore to allow them to showcase their talent, skills, and capabilities through performing arts; visual arts and forms; fashion; lifestyle trends; entrepreneurship, technology, urban sports, health and environment.
Catch the youths as they compete or perform in Street Graffiti, Hip Hop, Urban Freestyle Street Football, Bellydancers and more!
Date: 9/6 - 3/7 2014
Venue: Various locations in Singapore
For more details, check out their official website.
Make a beeline for Singapore as we prepare for the Great Singapore Sale 2014!
From 30 May to 27 July 2014, experience 2 months of fantastic shopping bargains all over Singapore! From high street fashion, office wear, jewellery, electronics, watches, toys, dining, beauty and lots more!
Get your accommodation in Singapore at Furama RiverFront or Furama City Centre for easy access to shopping and yet away from the hustle and bustle.
Find out more @ the official website.
Sentosa is organising the first ever Ukelele Festival in Singapore
Head over to Sentosa Island for spectacular live performances withÂ international and local artistes, great food and jamming sessions!
Catch artistes likeÂ James Hill & Anne Janelle (Canada), Sungha Jung (Korea), Polkadot & Moonbeam and Friends (Singapore & Australia), RJ & Alan (Philippines and Malaysia) and Jack & Rai (Singapore) in action.
Your tummies are not forgotten as there will be delicious grill from the menu.
Find out more @ their official website.
Date: 3 May 2013
Time: 4pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Palawan Beach
Admission: Event is free. Island charges and car park charges apply
Come 17 - 20 June 2014, Communications and IT techies across Asia will descend upon Marina Bay Sands, Singapore for the 25th CommunicAsia exhibition in Singapore.
The topics addressed at CommunicAsia 2013Â addresses theÂ ENTIREÂ ICT ecosystemfromÂ 4G / LTE,Â AR and Innovations,Â Content Security Management,Â FTTx,Â Mobile Apps,Mobile Broadband,Â Mobile Devices,Â RF & Cables,Â Telecom Energy & Power System and many more.
There will be over 200 thought industry leaders speaking at the summit.
Find out more on their official website.
The Singapore Grand Prix will be held from 19 - 21 Sept 2014 @ the Marina Bay Street Circuit after the Formula 1 Gran Premio in Italy.
Stay tuned for more details on the F1 Party in Singapore!
Tip: Stay within walking distance of the F1 Race Circuit so you can avoid the traffic nightmare heading back to your hotel nightly.
For accommodations in Singapore during the F1 season, try Furama RiverFront, Singapore and Furama City Centre, Singapore.
Visit the official Singapore F1 Grand Prix websiteÂ Â @Â http://www.singaporegp.sg/.
The highly anticipated Orchard Fashion Runway will kick- start the six-week fashion extravaganza on Sat 5 April 2014. Don't miss the traffic-stopping Orchard Fashion Runway, the well-known, free-to-view outdoor fashion show on the boulevard.Â Watch Orchard Road transform into the longest runway for the grandest fashion show as it switches the usual vehicular bustle for a dazzling outdoor catwalk display of the latest Spring / Summer designs from local and international brands.
Date:Â 4 Apr 2014, FriÂ To18 May 2014, Sun
Venue: Orchard Road
Source:Â Fashion steps out at Orchard facebook pageÂ | yoursingapore.com
For the first time ever, celebrate Songkran at The Padang, Singapore this 12 -13 April 2014.
There will be a music festival, featuring international music acts like Far East Movement, Krista K, Visionaire, etc.
Muaythai exhibition tournament like you've never seen before.
As well as a Thai marketplace featuring authentic handicrafts, souvenirs, clothing, Thai delicacies and more.
Find out more @ their website:Â celebratesongkran.com
Date: 12 - 13 April 2014
Time: 1 - 12 midnight
Venue: The Padang, Singapore
** Update 25/3/2014 **
The organisers of Celebrate Songkran 2014, the local version of Thailand's water festival, will be removing all water splashing activities from the event in the light of the recent dry spell here.
Find out more at the following links:
mypaper.sgÂ |Â nationmultimedia.com
Asiaâs only sustainable light art festival that showcases anÂ international line-up of creative talents, innovative content and the intelligent use of lighting, i Light Marina Bay is back in Singapore.
Themed Light+heART, the festival this year features 28 innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world.
A full array of events, programmes and fun activities have been lined up from 7 to 30 March 2014 to create a dazzling, diverse and more enriching experience for the community. From free guided tours and entertaining performances, outdoor dining to educational talks and workshops, this festival will strive to build on the achievements of the previous festivals to bring you an even more enjoyable experience.
Date:Â 7 to 30 March 2014
Time: 7.30pmÂ - 11pm
Venue: Marina Bay Waterfront
For more information, visit the website @Â www.ilightmarinabay.sg.
Sample 3 or 4 course set menus at popular restaurants around Singapore @ DiningCity's Restaurant Week.
From 15-23 March 2014 high quality restaurants will serve a special 3-course set dinner for a fixed price of S$35++* and 3-course set lunchÂ for S$ 25++*.Â Reservations for theÂ Singapore Restaurant Week areÂ ONLY possible viaÂ www.restaurantweek.sg.
Find out more @ their website: restaurantweek.sg
Find out everything you need to know about your pet!
Check out this 3 day consumer fair at the Singapore Expo from 28 Feb to 2 Mar.
With more than 50 brands, from pet foods, to grooming.. Â sign up for courses on grooming, pet training etc.
Date: 28 February - 2 March 2014
Time: 10.30am - 9pm
Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 6A
Admission: S$3 & S$6
Welcome in the Lunar New Year with an auspicious Lion Dance Performance at Furama RiverFront, Singapore and Furama City Centre, Singapore.
During the Lunar New Year, lion dance troupes will visit the houses and shops of the Chinese community to perform the traditional custom of "cai qing" (??), which literally means "plucking the greens". It is a quest by the lion to pluck auspicious green vegetables [like lettuce, which in Chinese called 'cÃ¡i'(?) which sounds like 'cÃ¡i'(?) (fortune)] and auspicious fruits [like oranges] tied to a red packetÂ containing money which is either hung highly or placed on a table in front of the premises. The lion dance is believed to bring good luck and fortune to the business.
If you are in Singapore on 31 January, don't forget to catch this enticing performance!
Date: 31 January 2014
Furama RiverFront, Singapore @ 10am
Furama City Centre, Singapore @ 12noon
Gallop in the Year of the Horse with Sentosa!
Catch Aerial Acrobatics, Northern Lion Dance, and LED Dragon Dance as they usher in the New Year at various times.
Date: 31 Jan - 2 Feb
Time: 11am - 9.30pm daily
Venue: Merlion Plaza to Beach Station (Sentosa)
For more details, visit their website.
St Jerome's Laneway Festival is back in Singapore again this 25 Jan 2014 at Gardens by the Bay.
Catch acts like Chvrches from United States, Vance Joy from Australia, Frightened Rabbit from UK, Unknown Mortal Orchestra from New Zealand and local talents like Gema & The Observatory from Singapore.
The playing times are out, check out the schedule and plan your day!
Date: 25 Jan 2014
Time: Approximately 12 hours
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Tickets: S$150 from sistic
Website @Â http://singapore.lanewayfestival.com/
Head down to the Arts Flea Market at National Library this weekend for quirky and handmade craft items, publications, vintage collectibles and heaps more!
Date: 11 & 12 Jan 2014
Time: 1pm - 7pm
Venue: The Plaza, National Library Building
Find out more at their facebook page!
From Ice to Art. See popular landmarks like the Big Ben and Eiffel Tower sculpted in ice.
Held inside a thermal-insulated hall kept at -15Â°C, the exhibition occupies some 50,280 sq feet of space and uses a total of 450 tons of crystal-clear and coloured ice blocks.Spilt into 6 exciting themes featuring London's Big Ben, Paris' Eiffel Tower and our very own Merlion, alongside towering sculptures as high as 4 meters.
There's even a special children's playground carved out of ice for the little ones!
Date: 20 Nov 2013 to 28 Feb 2014
Time: 10am - 10pm
Venue: Sheares Link, Bay Front Ave
Admission: Adults: S$32, Child (9-12): $26
Source: Â 2degreeÂ ,Â sistic
Usher in the Year of the Horse and celebrate the coming of spring at River Hongbao 2014! Held at Singaporeâs iconic Floating Platform @ Marina Bay.
With larger-than life lantern displays, intricate handicrafts and crowd-pleasing performances featuring local and foreign performers from the region, be prepared to treat your senses to an extravaganza of lights, sights, and sounds this coming Lunar New Year.
The River Hongbao 2014 Light-up Ceremony on 29th January (Wednesday), graced byÂ Prime MinisterÂ Lee Hsien Loong, will mark the beginning of the 11-day festivities Â Â accompanied by a spectacular fireworks display. To usher in the Year of the Horse,Â Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong,will grace the Chinese New Year Eve Countdown party on 30thÂ January (Thursday) with yet another fireworks spectacle.
Date: 29 Jan - 8 Feb 2013
Venue: The Float at Marina Bay
29 Jan 2014, 8pm
30 Jan 2014, 12 midnight
What better place to experience Chinese new year than in Chinatown? The street will be illuminated with 88 galloping horses and countless gold coins.
Join in on the festivities as you stroll through the bazaar along Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Street and Trengganu Street. Don't miss the light up ceremony on 11 January 2014 whereÂ the celebration will culminate in the live firing of firecrackers accentuated by colourful display of fireworks.
Date: 11 January 2014
Venue:Â New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
Head on down toÂ Shaw House Urban Plaza, Level 1 for the Christmas Light-Up Ceremony 2013 onÂ 23 November 2013 at 6pm.
There will be performances by the choir from Xin Min Primary School, Queenstown SecondaryÂ School, Tao Nan School, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls School, Republic Polytechnic and more!
The Ultimate Tech Lifestyle Show makes its inaugural appearance at SUNTEC SINGAPORE.
Check out the latest products at CEE â a consumer electronics exhibition which will be held for the first time at the newly renovated SUNTEC Singapore. Over 4 days only, it will be your ultimate shopping experience for all your home entertainment, lifestyle electronics, office equipment, travel technology needs and more!
Date: 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2013
Time: 12pm - 9pm
Venue: SUNTEC Singapore Level 6
Head over to Orchard Road for an enchanting night of twinkling stars and sparkling diamonds where the streets of the famous Orchard Road light up and transport you into a magical wonderland!
Find out more @Â http://www.orchardroad.org/christmas-magic-on-orchard-road/
A five-day celebration, Deepavali is the most important festival in the Hindu calendar. Â It is the Festival of Lights.
Head over to Little India to see the street lighted up in stunning festive themes from 27th Sep to 17 Nov 2013. The light up stretches fromÂ part of Selegie Rd to the entire Serangoon Rd (from the junction of Sophia Rd to Lavender St) and part of Race Course Rd.
Find out more at Little India's Website.
Showcasing the comics, anime, manga, toys collectibles, games and movies, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2013.
Date: 31 Aug - 1 Sep 2013
Time: 10am - 8pm
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre
The annual Pesta Raya festival, held during Singaporeâs Hari Raya Puasa, celebrates Malay arts by Malay artists from Southeast Asia and around the world.
Comprising both ticketed and free performances, the festival features an exciting line-up of some of the best traditional and contemporary Malay artists presenting vibrant works of dance, theatre and music.
Date: 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2013
Check out their websiteÂ for more details.
A nocturnal extravaganza of spectacular aerial performances, music, dance and installation artworks at the heart of Bras Basah Bugis precinct, Singapore's arts and heritage district.
Treat your senses to an outdoor showcase of spectacular interactive light installations, and immerse yourself in a vibrant showcase of heritage, arts and culture in Singapore.
Venue: Glass Atrium, National Museum of Singapore
Date: 23 & 24 Aug, 30 & 31 Aug 2013
Time: 7.30pm, 9pm
Light up Ninja
Venue: Fort Gate, Fort Canning Park
Date: 31 Aug 2013
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Moongrazing by OIC Singapore
Venue: Fascade, National Museum of Singapore
Date: 30 & 31 Aug 2013
Time: 7pm - 2am
Night Lights 2013
Venue: Singapore Art Museum
Date:23 & 24 Aug, 30 & 31 Aug
Time: 7.30pm - 2am
Date: 25 - 29 Aug @ 7pm - 11pm
For more information, check out their website.
Get ready to catch Justin Bieber and Owl City at the closing party!
Don't miss Rihanna, The Killers, Bigbang, Tom Jones, Bob Geldof and many more as they arrive in Singapore to up the beat at Singapore's F1 race!
For more details, check out their website.
The Mid-Autumn Festival at the Chinese Gardens is a favorite for families with smaller children as they enjoy wandering the lovely, spacious park with their lanterns. Young children will enjoy the many animatronic dinosaurs around the park as well incredible performances by Shaolin Kung Fu masters. This Mid-Autumn or so-called Lantern Festival, hundreds of lanterns brighten up the entire arena. There is also a special snack and relaxing corner for you to rest your feet and enjoy the captivating scenery.
Donât miss this beautiful experience that fuses cultural heritage and modern Singapore.
Daily from 30th Aug to 23rd Sept 2013.
Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Smith Street and Sago Street will be adorned with overÂ 300 festival stalls offering a dazzling array of festive goodies like moon cakes, pomelos, lanterns, handicraft, tea and more.
If in town on 19 September, buy yourself a lantern and join in with the kids carrying their lanterns for a walk around the neighbourhood, or take a trip out to the parks and admire the perfectly round and bright moon while sipping on hot tea and sampling mooncakes.
The Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2013 celebration will kick off with a rousing Opening Ceremony featuring the Official Street Light-up, dragon dance performance, an exciting line-up of multi-cultural song and dance performances by local and overseas troupes from Taiwan and China as well as a spectacular fireworks display.
Date: 7 September 2013
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Venue:Â New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
The lights will be on from :
Sat, 7 September â Fri, 4 October 2013
7pm â 12 mn (Sunday â Thursday)
7pm â 2am (Friday & Saturday)
This September, check out Sentosa Buskers Festival with the whole family and be entertained by local, international and budding buskers who are all set to wow you with their amazing acts. Itâs going to be an electrifying festival!
Date: 7-15 September 2013
Time: 4.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza to Siloso Beach
Designed with children between the ages of 2 and 12 in mind, the Childrenâs Kite Carnivale will include wind garden displays, kite-making workshops and arts & crafts sessions. Other kid-friendly activities that can be expected include sing-along sessions and even parent-and-child team competitions.
Date: 4 August 2013
Time: 4-7 pm
Venue: West Coast Park
NATAS Holidays 2013 brings together travel specialists, tour operators and national tourism organizations to present to you popular and unique travel destinations around the region and the world.
Discover inspiring holiday moments; be it an adventure, an exotic getaway or a romantic escapade.
Date: 16-18 August 2013
Time: 10am - 9.30pm
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 3, 4 & 5a.
Located inside the Louic Vuitton Island Maison boutique, the works of Singapore's Donna Ong, Genevieve Chua, Jane Lee and Ng Joon Kiat, ranging from sculptures, found objects and video art will explore ideas of the landscape.
Date: Till 30 Sep 2013
Venue: Louis Vuitton Island Maison
Join in the biggest Cosplay festival in Singapore!
Cosplayers turn up fully attired in fictional characters full costumes, right down to the make up and hand held accessories! Don't miss photo opportunities with your favourite characters.
Date: 6-7 July 2013
Venue: Downtown East - D'Marquee
Website: Facebook page
Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica have become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991âs Metallica (commonly referred to as âThe Black Albumâ), which is the best selling album in history of Soundscan scanning 16 million albums in the United States alone.
Date: August 24 at 8pm.
Venue:Â Changi Exhibition Centre
Tickets from sistic. (Sistic outlets and phone bookings go on sale at Friday, June 28 at 10am)
In Conjunction ofÂ Youth Day,Â Dance.Act.Play Performing Arts Society for the DisabledÂ is organizingÂ Fun Fiesta 2013 @ Marina Barrage, a 2 day family carnival at Marina Barrage on the 20th & 21st July 2013. This fund raising event is aimed to give families an opportunity to bond together and have a fun filled weekend.
Date: 20-21 July 2013
Venue: Marina Barrage
Tickets from sistic.
4 more months to the highly anticipated 2013 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix!
Grab your tickets now, catch the race as well as the exciting entertainment line up.
The multi award-winning band is set to rock the stage on 21 Sep!
For more details, refer to the official website.
1 World Music Festival 2013 in singapore cancelled, refunds to be made. Please refer toÂ http://1worldmusicfestival.com/Â for refund details.
Pounding beats, strobe lights, searing moves, fever pitch euphoria. Get ready for the phenomenal experience to come.
The 1 World Music Festival: electrifying music performances set to the skyline of the Marina Barrage. With a lineup of stars including Tinie Tempah, Far East Movement, Orbital (live), Infected Mushroom (live), Yuna, Iggy Azalea, Taboo (DJ Set), Sub Focus + ID, Pendulum + Verse and Cosmic Gate, with many more to be announced! this will be THE music event to be at over the Grand Prix Season Singapore weekend.
Turning you on 20 & 21 September 2013, 6pm till late. Details and ticketing atÂ http://1worldmusicfestival.com/.
Happening 15 - 19 May 2013, this year's annual Audi Fashion Festival will be held at Marina Promenade.
Expect to see works from Carolina Herrera, Hussein Chalayan, Raoul etc.
For more details, check out their website @Â http://audifashionfestival.com/index/
A 3,000 year-old mystery will unwrap in April. For the first time in Southeast Asia, secrets of the mysterious Egyptian burial practices and mummification process will be revealed in Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb.
Immerse yourself in a 3D film experience that captures the âvirtual unwrappingâ of the 3,000-year old mummy of Egyptian temple priest Nesperennub â whose original cartonnage coffin has never been opened â to unveil the story of his life and death, complete with a digital reconstruction of his facial appearance.http://www.marinabaysands.com/Singapore-Museum/Whats-On/#artofbrick
Be amazed with over 100 artefacts, including six exceptionally preserved mummies from the extensive and famed Egyptian collection of the British Museum. The exhibition will explore the mysterious rituals of life, death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt.
This exhibition is presented through the collaboration of The British Museum and ArtScience Museum.
Date: Opening 27 April 2013
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For the 1st time in its illustrious 30-year history, Tokyo Auto Salon will be coming to the shores of Singapore.
More than 20 of the finest and most unique cars from Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 in Japan together with Japanese race queens, J-Pop idols and other entertainment flown in from Japan will come together to provide visitors the unique and unforgettable Tokyo Auto Salon experience right here in Singapore
Date:Â 12-14Â April 2013
Venue: Marina Bay Sands ExpoÂ® and Convention Centre
Website: Tokyo Auto Salon
Asiaâs leading boating and luxury lifestyle show will be held from 18th to 21st April 2013, at the beautiful Marina at Keppel Bay. Attracting up to 16,000 well-heeled and international visitors, Boat Asia 2013, the leading luxury lifestyle showcase in Singapore is an event not to be missed.
Date: 18 - Â 21 April 2013
Venue: marina @ Keppel bay
Featuring some of musicâs biggest names and living legends, the stellar line-up includes headliners âThe Voice of Led Zeppelinâ Robert Plant presents Sensational Space Shifters; and 12-time Grammy legend, Paul Simon. They will be joined by Bonnie Raitt, Jimmy Cliff, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Rufus Wainwright, with an impressive tally of 30 Grammys amongst them. Presenting a unique, never-before-heard combination of classics and refreshing new tracks, these award-winning artists and respected legends whose respective live shows have won them rave reviews will no doubt satisfy both established and new fans.
In true Timbre Rock & Roots fashion, the diversity and quality of music being presented will appeal to a wide variety of audiences, who can choose from one and two day passes for their preferred festival experience. Like previous editions, festival-goers can look forward to multiple full-length concerts with one ticket.
Thu Mar 21, 6:00pm
Fri Mar 22, 6:00pm
Fort Canning Park,
The Foothills Fort Canning Park
After 2012's sell-out event, SAVOUR 2013, Singapore's largest gourmet food festival, returns with an all-new line-up of culinary adventures seeking to thrill and tantalise the senses of foodies here and around the region. The latest instalment of this gastronomic extravaganza promises an enhanced experience for its attendees, strengthened by the strong backing of major sponsors, the most significant being SAVOUR 2013's partnership with NESPRESSO as Presenting Partner and Official Coffee.
Event:Â Â 'SAVOUR 2013 Presented By NESPRESSO'
Venue:Â F1 Pit Building and Paddock
Date:Â 11- 14 April 2013
For more info:Â view website
If you're making plans for the Good Friday long weekend this March, be sure to include Bras Basah.Bugis Arts Flea Market in your itinerary! BBB Arts Flea Market returns to National Museum of Singapore with more vintage and craft items, yummy snacks, adorable little treats and many more! There's always a surprise for everyone at BBB Arts Flea Market. Get your retail fix at BBB Arts Flea Market. Indulge. Experience.
Admission fees: Free admission (Admission to galleries apply)
Info (website, email address or telephone):Â www.brasbasahbugis.sg, www.public-garden.com
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Date: 30 March 2013
Time: 1pm - 7pm
WWF's Earth Hour, the world's largest campaign for the planet, invites you to power up this year's Earth Hour with your footsteps!
For the first time, the public will play an active role in powering up the event at The Float@Marina Bay, by busting their moves on energy absorbing pads to convert the kinetic energy produced to electricity.Â This energy will be used to power an outdoor film screening, organised as part of Earth Hour's activities for the night, in celebration of the world's hope and commitment towards a low carbon future. Other activities for the evening also include an eco-carnival and concert.
Register your participation via the Earth Hour microsite at http://earthhour.wwf.sg/Â and receive a goodie bag of environmentally friendly products.Â Registration fees start at S$20 and S$10 for children under the age of 12.
Enjoy special discounts if you register as a group of more than 20 people - simply email email@example.comÂ for the discount code!
Visit the Earth Hour roadshows to find out how you can reduce your energy consumption, as well as sign up for Dance 2 Power Earth Hour! We will be at these locations at the following dates:
The Broadway, West End and International sensation STOMP is back, and it's better than ever!
Following their acclaimed performance at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, STOMP returns to Singapore with new routines, new choreography and new music.
Event Date:Â 18-23 Jun 2013
For booking details, check out sistic website.
Fashion Steps Out @ Orchard is a six-week fashion extravaganza that showcases the latest season collections from around the globe. And the best way to present these exciting collections? On the longest outdoor catwalk stage in town! Unlike other fashion showcases that usually happen behind closed doors, this show is free for all where you can experience the glamour up-close and personal.
28 Mar - 12 May 2013.
For more details,Â checkÂ out their website.
The renowned and sought-after Breitling Jet Team, which is one of the world's foremost professional civilian aerial aerobatics performance team, will be making its first ever appearance in Singapore.Â This stopover is part of a Southeast Asia tour and the seven jets will perform in a public display over the skies at Sentosa.
Date: 9 March 2013 (Saturday)
Venue: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Time: 2pm (start time dependent on weather conditions)
Cost: Free and open to public but admission charges to Sentosa Island applies
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âI WILL WEAR MY HEART UPON MY SLEEVE.â
From the company that brought you AÂ Midsummer Nightâs Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, MacbethÂ andÂ Twelfth Night.
Spread a blanket under the stars and immerse yourself in the dark and treacherous world ofÂ Othello, one of Shakespeareâs great tragedies of love wrecked by jealousy. Whether you are intrigued by the story of love, deception and greed, or just want to enjoy a bottle of blood-red wine al fresco,Â OthelloÂ promises to be an unforgettable evening for all.
Shakespeare in the Park has become a highly anticipated event and a highlight of Singaporeâs annual calendar.
Do not miss this amazing outdoor theatre experience!
Date: 24 Apr - 19 May 2013
Venue: Fort Canning Park
tickets from sistic
With a killer line-up of international and local acts, the Big Wig Music Festival is set to take revellers to a stunning kaleidoscopic soundscape. PremiÃ¨ring soon at the Fort Canning Park, the inaugural Big Wig Music Festival is a celebration of musical diversity thatâs set to put Singapore on the international music map.
Chill to the beat of some of the biggest names in the industry, together with a spectacular mix of solo artists and bands.
Featuring headliner Pharoahe Monch, an internationally acclaimed rap artist who since his âWho Stole my Last Piece of Chickenâ days have released a string of notable albums brimming with concept and expression. Monchâs unique combination of rapid fire staccato, delivered with melodic ease and internal rhyme schemes has pushed him to the forefront of his contemporaries, solidifying him as an emcee of highest order. Today, under the flag of his newly created company W.A.R. Media in partnership with Duck Down Music. Heâs set to wage war and connect to hip hop on a primal level.
Other international acts include The Bizarre Ride live with Pharcyde, Four Dub featuring Akil the MC of Jurassic 5 and Hydro Phonics, Chrom3, Deejay Theory, Captain Planet, and The Cuban Brothers.
Check out their facebook page for more details
Date: 6 Apr 2014
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Tickets & Source from sistic
LAMC Productions & LA Comedy LiveÂ is proud to announce, by popular demand the return ofÂ Russell PetersÂ to Singapore onMarch 25 at the Singapore Indoor StadiumÂ with his Notorious World Tour! Last year the global comedy superstar set a new attendance record for the fastest selling and biggest comedy shows in Singaporeâs history, which still left many fans wanting more - so Russell's back for a rare RETURN ENGAGEMENT of the Notorious World Tour. This showÂ WILL FEATURE THE SAME MATERIALÂ as last year's dates,Â plus a few new observations from the Canadian funnyman.
Date: 25 Mar 2013
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
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Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursulaâs slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Philip defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon in a race against time to rescueSleeping BeautyâsÂ Aurora. Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away!Â Disney On Ice presents Princesses & HeroesÂ where believing is just the beginning!
Date: 14-17 Mar 2013
Time: Â Â Weekday Thu - 7pm
Fri - 3.30pm, 7pm
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Weekend Sat & Sun - 10am, 2pm, 6pm
Tickets & Source from Sistic.
For the 9th year, the M1 Fringe Festival 2013 features 15 works from 10 countries.
The festival will feature a variety of ticketed and free performances, interactive events and artistic exchanges, covering music, dance, theatre and visual arts. And as always, there will be talk-back sessions with the artists after each Live Fringe performance.
Adam Lambert finally brings his Glam rock to Singapore with his first-ever concert in Singapore this March 2013!
A highly versatile performer, Adam Lambertâs flamboyant, theatrical and glam rock performance style has put him in a league of his own in the music scene since emerging from American Idol. His powerful delivery and vocal abilities has been applauded by fans and the critics alike, and established him as one of the iconic artistes in the music industry.
Date: 8 Mar 2013
Venue: The Star Theatre
Tickets & Source from Sistic
Guitar maestro and Grammy-winning legend, Santana, will be headed to our shores for a 1 day only performance.
Delivered with a level of passion and soul equal to the legendary sonic charge of his guitar, the sound ofÂ CARLOS SANTANAÂ is one of the worldâs best-known music signatures.
Date: 4 Mar 2013
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets from Sistic.
The ever evolving beauty and one of musicâs most intriguing singer-songwriters will be performing new songs likeÂ "Happy Pills"Â andÂ âSay GoodbyeâÂ as well as many memorized fan favorites. With the buzz about her departure from her signature sound to a more saloon-based bar strut, Norah Jones tickets are sure to be some of the most coveted of the season. Donât miss out!
Source & tickets from sistic
Date: 27 Feb 2013
Time: 8 pm
Venue:Â The Star Theatre,Â The Star Performing Arts Centre
American songstressÂ Rachael YamagataÂ returns to Singapore for a fifth time, in support of her new EPHeavyweight.Â She will also be performing songs from her previous albums.
Date: 2 Mar 2013
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Tickets from sistic
Ellie Gouldingâs debut concert in Singapore will feature her popular hits such as âLightsâ, âAnything Can Happenâ, as well as tracks fresh off her latest album,Â Halcyon.
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Date: 26 February 2013
Tickets: $148, $128, $108, $88, $68
Tickets available at Sistic.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year asÂ HuayiÂ brings you a host of free programmes over 10 days. Enjoy Chinese traditional arts, Chinese instrumental and choral music, evergreen hits, and performances by talented local singers and ensembles.
Date: 15-24 Feb 2013
Sentosa Flowers is the most celebrated flower exhibition during Chinese New Year. Known as âChun Jieâ or âLife flourishes in Springâ in Mandarin, this event signifies an auspicious beginning to the year.
Date: 9-17 Feb 2013
Venue: Palawan Beach
Asiaâs Dining Destinationâs inaugural food and wine appreciation show!
Experience the best in culinary delights and vintages from around the world, with unique gourmet samplings presented by six celebrity chef restaurants and over 80 dining establishments and industry leaders.
Enjoy wine tastings, live entertainment and more â itâs the most appetising event not to be missed!
View websiteÂ |Â Review on Augustman
Date: 25 - 27 Jan 2013
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 9pm
Sunday: 11am - 8pm
Location: SANDS Expo, Level 1
For the first time, Art Stage Singapore has partnered withÂ SOTA, School of the Arts, to design a tour programme which will be conducted by professional art guides for the general public. The tour will walk visitors through the vibrant art scenes of Southeast Asian countries, such as Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and of course, Singapore. The tour will cover six artists and projects across numerous sections of the fair, from the emerging and undiscovered talents of Project Stage, to globally recognised artists exhibiting in the main Galleries section.
Check out the Latest Technologies, Exclusive Offers and Great Bargains at one of the largest I.T, Digital, Mobile & Consumer Technology Exhibitions in Singapore.
Date: 7 to 10 March 2013
Opening hours: 12 noon to 9 pm
Venue: Marina Bay Sands
Levels 1 and B2
This annual parade will display a dazzling collection of floats, to the theme of Fire in Snow -Â Celebrating the strength of the human spirit in the face of life's challenges.
Themed âFire in Snowâ, it presents a dazzling spectacle of fire as a symbol of power, passion, dynamism and determination. In contrast, the cold, harsh snow symbolises struggles and hardships, which are overcome by fireâs indistinguishable light of hope.
Friday, 22 Feb 2013 - Parade Day 1 at 8.00pm
Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 - Parade Day 2 at 8.00pm
At F1 Pit Building (Next to Singapore Flyer)
Source: Chingay Website
Catch the power and strength of the 'King of the Lions' over an intense competition on 26 January and an interesting exhibition competition over water on 27 January!
This annual event will see the best reputable and top troupes from Singapore and Asia Pacific, all vying for the grand prize and the honour of being recognised as âthe best of the bestâ as they pit against one another with skillful stunts and intricate manoeuvres on the meihuazhuang on 26 January.
1-day ticket on 26 or 27 January 2013: S$10
2-day ticket on 26 and 27 January 2013: S$15
Tickets are available for purchase at:
Kreta Ayer Community Club
28A Kreta Ayer Road
For enquiries or to book, please call (65) 6222 3597.
Singapore National Wushu Federation
50 Serangoon Avenue 2
For enquiries or to book, please call (65) 6383 3638
Chinatown Visitor Centre @ Kreta Ayer Square
2 Banda Street (Behind Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum)
9am to 9pm (Mon to Fri)
9am to 10pm (Weekends and Public Holidays)
Head over to Chinatown this festive season to soak in the Lunar New Year mood! There are activities lined up for 6 weeks.
Catch nightly performance atÂ Kreta Ayer Square.Â Be entertained by lively and vibrant Chinese cultural performances, festive songs, songs, music and dance performances by local entertainers and troupes from China.
Date: 19 January â 9 February 2013
Time: 8.00pm â 10.30pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer Square
Visitors to Chinatown will be enthralled by a 128-metre-long 3D snake sculpture made up of about 5,000 square lanterns near the main arch facing Chinatown Point and 88 cube lanterns featuring the 12 animal signs in the Chinese zodiac in the street decorations along Eu Tong Sen Street and New Bridge Road. Over at South Bridge Road, be fascinated by the snake design street light-up formed by over 1,200 sky lanterns.
Date: 19 January â 11 March 2013
Time: 7.00pm â 6.00am (9 & 10 February 2013)
7.00pm â 2.00am (Friday and Saturday)
7.00pm â 12.00mn (Sunday â Thursday)
Venue: Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road, South Bridge Road, Garden Bridge and inner streets of Chinatown
Stalls selling New Year delicacies, traditional cookies, decorative items, potted plants line the streets of Chinatown daily from 18 January all the way to 9 February. There's no better place to soak in the Lunar New Year festivities!
Date: 18 January â 9 February 2013
Time: 6.00pm â 10.30pm (Daily)
6.00pm â 1.00am (Chinese New Yearâs Eve)
Venue: Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Street and Trengganu Street
This year, visit the Chinatown Wishing Tree at Chinatown Point.Â Inspired by the renowned ancient banyan tree in Lam Tsuen in Hong Kong to which people travel to during Chinese New Year to leave their special wishes, a lucky banyan tree is installed at Chinatown Point where you can try throwing mandarin oranges tied to your wishes onto it. If they stay on the tree, it is said that your wishes will come true!
Usher in the Year of Snake with live performances and a rousing countdown celebration with MediaCorp artistes in the heart of Chinatown. Be entertained by the lively performances from a medley of festive songs, skits to interactive games as the countdown party culminates with rousing firecrackers and a spectacular display of fireworks.
Date: 9 February 2013
Time: 9.30pm â 12.30am
Venue: New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
Source: Kreyta Ayer - Kim Seng CCC website
Bear witness to the vivid animations and special effects musical made up of skits, songs, acrobatic performances, dance and martial arts performed by over 300 performers.
There are 3 performing spots along New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street, as well as the main stage area between Temple Street and Pagoda Street.
What is a lightup with no fireworks? The celebration will hit a high point with the setting off of live fire crackers accentuated by colourful display of fireworks!
Date: 19 January 2013
Time: 6.00pm â 10.00pm
Venue: New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
Source: Kreta Ayer - Kim Seng CCC website
The quintessential Indie Rock Festival - St Jerome's Laneway will return to Singapore for a third successive year.
The Laneway Festival is about leading new and revered seminal music. The festival has always been interested in finding what's fresh and great and bringing it to unique settings and surrounds to be appreciated by music lovers.
This year's festival features artists like Alt-J, Bat for Lashes, Cloud Nothings, Divine Fits, Gotye, Japandriods, Kimbra, Kings of Convenience, Micolas Jaar, Of Monsters and Men, Polica, Real Estate, Tame Impala and Yeasayer.
Date: 26 January 2013
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
The newly opened Reading Room Bar will be rounding off the Year in 70's fashion. Countdown to 2013 in 70's Disco theme with plenty of drinks, champagne, DJ and funky doorgifts.
Cover charge: 20nett
includes: 1 free drink, door gifts
Event:Â 2013 New Years Countdown @ The Reading Room
Time:Â 8pm - 2am
Date:Â Monday, 31st December 2012
Location:Â 19 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 089833
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With performances by Bedroom Mafia, IPED and DJ Martin
Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne @ $99 nett all night long
Join them as they celebrate the end of 2012 with drinks, music and parties.
Monday, 31st December 2012
$20 nett* (includes one drink)
*Cover charge starts at 9pm and is applicable for all reservations and walk ins
The Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2013, taking place at the symbolic centre of Singapore, is more than a celebration; it is an annual tradition for all Singaporeans.
This year-end event will bring together the collective wishes and aspirations of thousands of Singaporeans and visitors, and unite all in counting down the final seconds of the year to celebrate the beginning of a new year full of hopes, challenges, changes and dreams.
As the year comes to a close, everyone is invited to pen their New Year wishes on wishing spheres at wishing stations located across the island. Each wishing sphere represents a heartfelt hope, a belief that the New Year will bring new possibilities and a brighter tomorrow.Â Reflect on the question: "What am I grateful for?" while penning your wish.
On 31 December 2012, be part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2013 - a celebration of collective dreams.
With hope and optimism for the New Year, head down to Marina Bay with your friends and family in shared aspiration and countdown to 2013 as a nation in a warm and meaningful way.
Date: 31 Dec 2012, Mon
Venue: Esplanade Waterfront & Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade
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Marina Bay will be lit up in Christmas Splendour everynight from Nov 20, 2012 to Jan 2, 2013.
This year celebrates Marina Bay's first Christmas following the completion of Marina Bay Financial Centre, Marina Bay Sands, The Fullerton Heritage with The Fullerton Bay Hotel and Customs House. The Christmas Light Up 2012 route will be extended past Collyer Quay and into Marina Boulevard to "envelope" the Marina Bay.
The Light-up is from 7pm to 12midnight (Sunday to Thursdays), 7pm to 2am (Fridays and Saturdays), and 7pm to 6am (on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve).
This year, 5 party zones and 20 DJs will turn up the heat at the New Year's Even Countdown Party,Â the only year-end countdown event set against the allure of the sea front; it's the place to be this New Year's Eve!
Party goers can indulge and party to music that they love, whether it's dancing to heart-pounding hits at the Main Arena, chilling out to lo-fi and beach house tunes at COASTES, indulging in plush party sounds at Azzura Beach Club, surfing to the rhythm at Wave House Sentosa, or grooving to a mix of Latin Jazz at the new beach bar, Mambo, we have the tunes and spoils to satisfy every musical whim!
Date: 31 Dec 2012
Time: 6pm to 6am
Venue: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Ticket Prices include event admission and 1 drink:
$42 (Early Bird*Â ? 19 November till 9 December 2012)
$52 (Standard Price ? from 10 December till 31 December 2012)
Sentosa Islander card holders receive 20% off standard ticket prices (till 30 December)
SAFRA Cardmembers receive 15% off standard ticket prices (till 30 December)
AREU Members receive 10% off standard ticket prices (till 30 December)
* Booking fee applies for tickets bought online. Sentosa Island admission and car-park charges are payable separately.
Where to buy tickets:
1. Siloso Beach Party Official Website (www.silosobeachparty.com)
2. Sentosa Ticketing counters:
- Sentosa Station
- Waterfront Station
- Beach Station
- Merlion Plaza Ticketing Counter
- Imbiah Lookout Ticketing Counter
This event admits those aged 18 years and above only. It is a rain or shine event.
Philips will be having their Carnival Sale on 17 & 18 November 2012 @Â Toa Payoh 17 â 18 Nov 2012 @ Philips Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd.
Check out great bargains with attractive discounts from Philips.
Date: 17 - 18 Nov 2012
Time: 9am - 6pm
Venue: 620A Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
For the first time ever, access the hidden corridors of your mind and around the beach over 2 unforgettable nights on 7 and 8 December at Siloso Beach, Sentosa Island from 9pm â 4am and 8pm â 8am respectively.
This yearâs edition, come experience the most power-packed line-up to ever hit ZoukOut! Running the gamut from Electro, Trance, House, Techno to Mambo, Hip Hop and Pop, join the thousands of other like-minded partygoers as we collectively create a musical mÃ©lange of never-before-seen proportions.
Come 17 November 2012, Orchard Road will be transformed into a magical street once again. Feel the magic of Christmas on Orchard road.
On top of seeing the street decked in Christmas splendour, you can also expect live performances, shopping rewards, Visa-exclusive discounts, a daily lucky draw and for the first time, event souvenirs for you to remember your great experience on Orchard Road!
The magic will begin on Saturday 17 November till Sunday 6 January 2013.
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Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and your favorite Disney friends for a hilarious talent search in the all-new Disney Live! Mickeyâs Rockin' Road Show atÂ Grand Theater at Marina Bay Sands this November!
Tickets from sistic.Â For more information, please visit:Â http://www.DisneyLive.com
Take a sneak peek of the Rockin' Road Show!
Watch skilful professional puppeteers bring traditional Chinese hand puppets to life in this workshop and learn about Singaporeâs past and heritage in an interactive setting.
Participants will find out more about Singaporeâs history through story-telling, puppet play and a specially designed gallery tour to the Museumâs Film & Wayang gallery.
While learning about the culture and importance of traditional street performances and art forms, participants will have opportunities to try their hands at performing traditional Chinese puppetry while bonding with each other in a fun and meaningful way.
Best for ages 7 to 12 years, accompanied by a parent / adult
Tickets at sistic.
A visual feast of tropical plants and nearly 20 species of native butterflies, the Butterfly Garden allows visitors to get up close to observe pupae transform into adult butterflies before they take their maiden flight.
Official Website:Â http://www.nparks.gov.sg/
01 Nov Â 2011Â - 31 Dec 2012Â
HortPark, Hyderabad Road
33 Hyderabad Road
Providing a platform to encourage aspiring local bands to showcase their passion for music,
Get a sneak preview of the horrors that await you at Universal Studios Singaporeâs Halloween Horror NightsÂ® 2 as they pay a visit to Cathay Cineleisure Orchard . Check them out at the External Atriumâ¦ if you dare!
Date:Â 15 â 31 October 2012
Catch the Jonas Brothers Live in concert at the Fort Canning Park this 22 October 2012.
Reuniting after a few years, the Grammy nominated brothers, Kevin, Joe and Nick are back on the road and set to rock Fort Canning Park this October, One Night Only!
With hits like 'S.O.S', 'Lines, Vines and Trying Times', the Jonas Brothers have sold a combined 20 million unites worldwide andÂ achievedÂ the Guinness World Record for the Most Singles to Enter Straight into the US Top 20 in a year by a group!
Tickets from Sistic.
To mark the celebration of Deepavali, Little India is transformed into a fairyland with colourful lights and elaborate street decorations.
Deepavali is know as the Festival of Lights, a time for rejoicing and renewal as Hindus celebrate the triumph of good over evil. During this time, many homes will light up oil lamps to usher in light and good fortune.
Head over to the Â Deepavali Festival Village @ Campbell Lane for stalls offering colourful festive items, Indian ethnic wear, intricate jewellery, costumes, arts & Crafts, traditional tidbits.
Learn about the origins and traditions of Deepavali at the Heritage & Craft Exhibition, where skilled craftsmen will demonstrate pottery and garland tying, along with an exhibition of sculptures and statues.
Usher in the Festival of Lights at the Countdown Concert on 12 Nov 2012 @ 9pm, at the Farrer Park Field. There will be a display fo fireworks on the stroke of midnight!
Check out their website for more information.
Head on down to Clarke Quay on 12 & 13 October 2012 from 7pm-11pm for a German good time!
Expect live music, fun filled activities, German themed food and not to mention Erdinger Beer of course!
See more here
Date: 12 & 13 October 2012
Time: 7pm - 11pm
Venue: Clarke Quay
Catch the largest display of floating lanterns at Vivocity tomorrow, 29 Sept at 6pm!
Participate in this attempt to enter the Singapore Book of Records with The Largest Display of Floating Lanterns.
Date: 29 Sept 2012
Venus: Vivocity, Amphitheatre Level 3
Itâs a busy time on Sodor for Thomas and his friends as they help The Fat Controller prepare to welcome a group of holiday makers, who are visiting the island. Thomas is given an exciting and very important job of taking the visitors on a âPirates of Sodor Tourâ, but he gets distracted at the prospect of finding some real long lost treasure. Will Thomas be able to find the treasure and delight his passengers, or will he cause confusion and delay and spoil their holiday? With life-size moving engines and an original score of songs, this new live musical adventure will appeal to all young Thomas fans and their families
- synopsis from sistic
Date: 4-7 Oct 2012
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 8
From the producers of the award-winning Dealerâs Choice and hit musical Spring Awakening, Pangdemoniumâs SWIMMING WITH SHARKS is a suspenseful and savagely funny psycho-sexual tale of greed & lust, deception & revenge, paper cuts & wind-up toys. While set in the âfantasy worldâ of Hollywood, it will feel very real to those who live in the back-stabbing, bile-stained, blood-spattered world of office politics, and have seen how power makes monsters out of men.
Based on the acclaimed Kevin Spacey movie of the same name, SWIMMING WITH SHARKS is The Hunger Games (for grown-ups) meets The Apprentice meets Speed-The-Plow, and much more. It will take you on a nail-biting journey with deliciously wicked twists and turns - live on stage, in real 3D - leaving you gasping in astonishment at the shocking climax.
- synopsis from sistic
Date: 20 Sep - 7 Oct 2012
Venue: Drama Centre Theatre
AVENUE Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets the girl next door, the Republican, the internet sexpert, LUCY THE SLUT , and other colorful types who help him finally discover his purpose in life!
Date: 27 Sept - 7 Oct 2012
Venue: Grand Theater at Marina Bay Sands
Catch this amazing Puppets show by Omar Alvarez Titeres Puppetry Arts Company. Using a mix of music, magic and manipulation, the performance takes the children on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery as stories of live, love, joy and friendship unfold.
Venue: Â ACT 3 Theatre
Date: 26 Sep - 7 Oct 2012
Time: weekdays 10am, weekends 11am & 4pm
Website: Â https://act3international.com.sg/theatre-tango.html
Be treated to live rendition of 'Tell Me', 'So Hot', 'Girlfriend' and lots more at Wonder Girls World Tour in Singapore 2012.
Date: 8 September 2012
Venue: Resorts World Convention Centre, Compass Ballroom
Tickets: from sistic
Where to eat, drink and party at Oktoberfest 2012?
Paulaner Brauhaus from Fri 28 Sep to Sat 6 Oct 2012.
Swiss Club - Wed, 12 Sep 2012, and go through Sat, 15 Sep 2012 from 7pm till late
Peranakan Place - beer appreciation classes on Mon 24 Sep and Tue 25 Sep 2012 at 8pm
Brotzeit - special Oktoberfest Platter (Brotzeit Bierbeisser Bierbeisser and garlic pork sausages, pork chops, pork ribs and their famous pork knuckles) and a giant soft pretezel measuring 26x22cm.
andÂ more details here
This year, the iconic Merlion celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the occasion, it has been carefully restored and now reopens to the public with a spectacular show, sure to touch the hearts of all who see it. Come learn all about Singaporeâs mythical mascot and follow its inspirational journey over the years.
The Merlion Art Installation is located in front of Ngee Ann City from 8 to 30 September 2012 and is open daily from 10:30am â 9:00pm.
There will be a 7-minute display of light projections, sound and pyrotechnics of how the Merlion has evolved to inspire Singaporeans and visitors alike at the Merlion Park.
12 Sept: Â 8:30pm, 9:15pm, 10.00pm, 10:30pm
13-16 Sept: Â 7:15pm, 7:45pm, 8:30pm, 9:15pm, 10.00pm, 10:30pm
Website:Â View website
Festival Light up
Mid-autumn festival is also known as the Mooncake or Lantern Festival in Singapore. It falls on the 15th day of the lunar month [30 Sept 2012]. Head over to Chinatown on theÂ 16 Sept @ 6.45pmÂ for the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2012 celebrations featuring street performances such as dragon dances and multiculture performances as well as a spectacular fireworks display.
Launched in 2005, Moonfest â A Mid Autumn Celebration is an annual Chinese arts festival held in celebration of the mid-autumn festival.
Soak in the Mid-Autumn atmosphere through various activities happening over at the Esplanade this 28-30 Sept 2012. There will be traditional Chinese performances, workshops and talks, to inspire and expose audiences to the intricacies of Chinese language, arts and culture.
Check out theirÂ websiteÂ for more details.
Select from a large collection of library books at bargain prices at the Library Book Sale 2012.
Books in all four languages will be on sale. The books are categorised under 'Adults', 'Young People' and 'Children'. Under each category, they are sub-categorised into 'Fiction' and 'Non-Fiction'.
There is no limit to the number of items you can purchase.
Payment can be made by NETS, CashCard or cash.
Date: 15-16 September 2012
Time: 9.30am to 7pm
Venue: Singapore Expo
Organiser: National Library Board
Telephone: +65 6332 3255
Set in the city against the iconic skyline at Marina Bay, this yearâs kite festival promises to be a special experience.
Be enthralled by a spectacle of colours in the wind as kites of all shapes and sizes take to the skies, while local and international kite-masters present exciting kite demonstrations.
Enjoy an atmosphere of fun, thrilling musical and dance performances and a food fiesta. There will also be free goodie bags and kites (while stocks last) to be given away! So come join us in our kite flying extravaganza, and let your dreams take flight!
Date: 8-9 Sep 2012
Time: 4pm - 12pm
Venue:Â The Promontory@Marina Bay
Website:Â view site
When: Â 1st September (10am to 4pm)
Where? Â THE COMTECH, 60 Alexandra Terrace, Lobby C, Level 4.
Donation items will be accepted on this day. The items will be passed onto our local partners in the Philippines who are providing aid to those affected by the recent floods.
Thousands of brand new books and CD's for sale as well as other accessories! Â If you see any item you like, name your price(minimum $2 per item) and it's yours!
Visit theirÂ facebook pageÂ for more details.
To celebrate Hari Raya Puasa, National Heritage Board museums, including National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum and Singapore Philatelic Museum are offering free admission and a fun programme of activities.
Check out the website @Â www.nhb.gov.sg
Popular hits like 'Blue', 'Monster', 'Bad Boy' and more from their latest album, Still Alive. Created by Laurieann Gibson, known for her work on Lady Gaga's 'Monster Ball Tour'.
Date: 28 - 29 September
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets: from Sistic
Head over to Fort Canning Park for a double dose of action back to back! CatchX-Men First ClassÂ andÂ Mission Impossilble Ghost Protocol! Remember to bring your own mats and cushions for this night out under the stars.
Best of all, its FREE!
Date: Saturday, 11 Aug 2012
Time: Doors open @ 6pm
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Website:Â moves in the park
Happening ever Friday - Sunday from 5pm, the Central River Promenade will be lined with over 25 stalls offering handmade crafts, art pieces, fashion apparels, accessories and more!
Date: 10-26 August 2012, Every (Fri-Sun)
Time: From 5pm
Have a passion for drawing? Join the people at Portaits After Dark and have a sketching good time drawing the patron / sitter.
You get S$10 for each drawing sold.
For more information, check out their website at:Â http://www.oicsingapore.com
Catch Aaron Kwok as he performs his greatest hits, well known for his elaborate stage props and dance moves.
It will feature the full and massive HKD 12 million stage as used in Hong Kong. The stage can morph into 8 different shape and has 21 lifting mechanisms. The stage also has several trampolines where dancers and Aaron Kwok himself will somersault from one trampoline to another!
Date: 8 September 2012
Tickets fromÂ sistic.
RACE ME is the biggest scale Soap Box Derby event in Singapore so far. The finals will take place on Sept 2, 2012 at Singapore Expo Hall 6.
Besides the soap box race there will be other fringe activities like mini Sasuke challenge, giant inflatables, trampoline bungee, mini soap box race, racing simulator and more, happening on Sep 1 and 2, 2012. Admission is free on both days.
There will also be a special celebrity race where MediaCorp celebrities will battle with each other to be the ultimate Soap Box celebrity winner!
Exotic beach retreats, cultural journeys, fun family adventures... whatever kind of holiday takes your fancy, leading travel specialists and consultants will be all under one roof at the latest NATAS travel fair with a world of ideas for your next globetrotting getaway!
Date: 24 - 26 August 2012
Time: 10am - 9.30pm
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 3B, 4 & 5
Admission: $4 Adults, children below 12 years Free
For the first time in F1 history, 7 different drivers have won the first 7 rounds of the championship. Catch the exciting race to the finish in Singapore LIVE!
Catch Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Jay Chou, Bananarama, Pretenders and The Proclaimer perform LIVE at the Marina Bay Street Circuit!
Date: 21, 22, 23 September 2012
In Hi-5âs latest stage extravaganza youâre invited to go on a fantastical, magical trip full of fun, music and laughter with your favourite Hi-5 friends. The whole gang - Stevie, Casey, Lauren, Tim and newest Hi-5 friend Dayen, are waiting for you to come on the journey with them.
Date: 4-9 Sep 2012
Venue: Grand Theater at Marina Bay Sands
Catch multi-talented Wang Lee Hom deliver east-meets-west hip-hop sounds with instruments like the er hu, piano and violin. Immerse yourself in his greatest hits all night long!
Date: 18 August 2012
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets: from sistic
Come 9 Aug this year, Singaporeans from all walks of life will get together to celebrate the nationâs 47th birthday.
The theme for National Day Parade (NDP) 2012 is âLoving Singapore, Our Homeâ.
There are various engagement activities as well as the Parade on 9 Aug, in an effort to help Singaporeans rediscover and express what they love about Singapore.
Catch the magnificient fireworks display as well as the nation's favourite airforce aerial display as the national flag is flown across the island.
For more information, check out the ndp website @Â http://www.ndp.org.sg/
Highly regarded as one of Singapore's more prominent watercolour artists, Idris Mohd Ali has been painting landscapes for 50 years. Come view his works at the Maya Gallery, every weekend, 2 - 6pm.
Date: Every weekend
Venue: Maya Gallery (666 North Bridge Road)
Saltimbanco is a Cirque du Soleil signature show inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its colorful inhabitants. Decidedly baroque in its visual vocabulary, the show's eclectic cast of characters draws spectators into a fanciful, dreamlike world, an imaginary city where diversity is a cause for hope.
Date: 26 Jul - 5 Aug 2012
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets: from sistic.
The fourth edition of the Singapore Garden Festival returns with its biggest editionÂ yet with creations by the worldâs leading award-winning garden and floralÂ designers. Divided into six components, highlights include the Best of ShowÂ Landscape and Fantasy Gardens where award-winning international designers willÂ showcase their landscape works.
Date:Â 7 - 15 Jul 2012
DURATION/OPENING HOURS:Â 12 hours
TICKETING DETAILS:Â $5.00-38.00
VENUE:Â Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Making its first stop in Asia, Harry Potter: The Exhibition, offers a chance to peer into the magical world of Harry Potter. View artifacts in settings inspired by the film sets, experience Gryffindor common room, Hagrid's hut and more!
Date: 2 June 2012 - 30 September 2012
Venue: ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands
Taiwanese rock band Wu Bai & China Blue are set to rock Resorts World Convention Centre on 14 July 2012! Join them for a night-long concert of their greatest hits!
Date: 14 July 2012
Venue: Resorts World Convention Centre, Compass Ballroom
Admission: $88 - $188 from sistic
Sit back, relax and sway along to a stellar line-up of local and international jazz maestros as you bite into tantalizing spreads under the starry skies
Date: 6 Jul - 27 Jul
Time: 8pm till late
Venue: Coastes, Siloso Beach
Website:Â Sentosa Website
Immerse yourself in Sentosa's rich haunting history as the guides show you the way through what they promise to be the Most Thrilling SegwayÂ® night tour in Asia!
Date: 1 Jul - 30 Sep 2012
Venue:Â Gogreen SegwayÂ® Eco Adventure, Beach Station, Sentosa
Pop and Contemporary Fine Art will be featuring Britain's bad boy of contemporary art, Damien Hirst's "Spot" pieces in juxtaposition with the polka-dot artwork of Japan's living legend, Yayoi Kusama.
Date: 4 Jul - 4 Sep 2012
Venue: Pop & Contemporary Fine Art (390 Orchard Road, Palais Renaissance #03-12)
Catch Jason Mraz and Corrinne May at The Meadow Gardens by the Bay as part of the official opening festival of the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore's next iconic landmark.
Date: 29 June - 1 July 2012
Venue: The Meadow Gardens by the Bay
Jason Mraz Concert
Date: 29 June
Corrinne May Concert
Date: 30 June
Catch iconic Hongkong pop group, Grasshopper, at Resorts World on 30 June at 8pm. Don't miss this one night only performace of hits like Baby, I'm Sorry, Passionate Samba and lots more from their 30 year career in the showbiz!
Date: 30 June 2012
Venue: Resorts World Convention Centre, Compass Ballroom
Tickets: fromÂ sistic
Featuring Michelle Chong, Gurmit Singh, Najip Ali, Sebastian Tan, Moses Lim, Selena Tan, Chua Enlai, Kumar, Judee Tan, Siti Khalijah Zainal and Munah & Hirzi.Happy Ever LaughterÂ does their version on all things Singaporean.
Date: 27 June - 8 July 2012
Venue: Esplanade Theatre
AGA BOOM is a theatrical event that must be seen to be believed! Rooted in the unique European theatrical style and universal language of clowning, AGA BOOM cuts through the barriers of language and culture with the art of slapstick, the humor of physical comedy and the delightful excitement of Â childhood.
Aga-Boom will be at Downtown East Singapore from 16-19 June 2012.
Date: 16 - 19 June 2012
Time: 3pm on 17 June, 7.30pm on 16-19 June 2012
Venue: D'Marquee,Â Downtown East
The 22nd edition ofÂ The PC Show 2012, Singapore's Longest running IT and Consumer Electronics Show will be back fromÂ 7-10 June 2012Â atÂ Suntec Singapore, Levels 1, 3, 4 & 6 to present another exciting IT haven for all exhibitors and visitors.
The 2011 showcase concluded successfully with more than 600 exhibitors chalking up on-the-spot sales of over S$53 million from the strong visitorship of more than 950,000.
Don't miss out on The PC Show 2012, a four-day technology extravaganza with a hotbed of bargains catered for consumers looking for value IT buys.
S.H.E member Hebe Tien will belt out hits like 'My Love' and renditions of songs like 'To Love' at her [To My Love] concert in Singapore at Resorts World Convention Centre on 9 June 2012.
Date: 9 June 2012
Venue: Resorts World Convention Centre
Tickets: atÂ sistic
Christina Perri will treat fans to her gritty bluesy folk pop as will be making her first live appearance in Singapore at the Kallang Theatre on Friday, 8 Jun 2012.
American singer-songwriter took the music industry by storm with her hit single, 'Jars of Hearts' and the theme from Twilight, 'A Thousand Years'
Date: 8 June 2012
Venue: Kallang Theatre
Tix: fromÂ sistic
Since 2000 the event has grown from âOne Amazing Nightâ to a glorious three-day Weekend, which celebrates and hosts various events and activities relating to the Indian film industry. The ultimate event of the IIFA Weekend is no doubt the jewel in the crown â âThe Annual IIFA Awardsâ. Hailed as the âBollywood Oscarsâ by media, the IIFA Awards is a unique combination of glitz, glamour, entertainment and celebration. Now in its 13th year the event is being held in Singapore, making the island country only the third country to host the IIFAs twice. The 2012 IIFA Awards as always will be an exciting extravaganza of entertainment and world-class production being held on Saturday 9th June at the Singapore Indoor stadium.
The IIFA Awards is by far the most popular Indian film event around the world and every year anticipation for the event is huge globally. Year on year, the event also becomes even more stunning and this year is no exception with top Bollywood stars performing on stage and creating mesmerizing moments.
So be prepared to witness and experience the Indian film industry celebrate and entertain you non-stop.
Donât miss out on the once-in-a -lifetime opportunity of being a part of the IIFA Celebrations in Singapore and watching the IIFA Awards live!
Beerfest Asia will be held for the fourth time at the Marina Promenade (Singapore F1 Track) where an estimated 32,000 beer lovers will descend to the festival over the 4 days. There will also be a trade day on Day 1.
Beerfest has grown exponentially from 24 exhibitors and 200 beers in 2009 from Europe, Australia, Asia and USA to 40 stands and 300 beers in 2011, featuring beers from more countries. Unlike traditional beer festivals, Beerfest Asia embraces international lagers, ciders and there is even a spirits, champagne and wine stand. An impressive 200,000 beers were consumed in 2011. Beerfest Asia 2012 targets to have 50 new beers to the festival.
Live entertainment includes two international tribute bands alongside with the best of Singapore bands, fun and exciting bar games, daily lucky draws with overseas trips as prizes, 300 Promotional beer ambassadors, and world-class stand up comedians at the Globaleye Lounge.
4pm-6pm (Trade Only)
6pm - 1am (Public)
8 - 9 June
6pm - 3am
12pm - 10pm
Tickets at Sistics Outlets: Frm $30 onwards.
OCBC cards would have a special discount.
Source: Â http://www.beerfestasia.com
Sentosa celebrates its 40th Anniversary this June!
Join Pinocchio, Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks & The Three Bears as they share with you their adventures on Sentosa.
Storytelling Comes Alive!, an international award-winning interactive event where the storyteller uses a giant storybook and puppetry to bring the exciting and fun stories to life.
Date: 1 - 24 June
Time: 11am â 7pm daily
Story Times: Every Wed â Sun at 11:30am, 3:30pm & 5:30pm
Venue: Images of Singapore Forecourt
Admission: Free (Island admission charges apply)
Website:Â Sentosa website
Gold Rush: Treasures of Ukraine presents the rich history of Ukraine treasures excavated from tombs and settlements in the forest and grassland regions north of the Black Sea.
Date: 29 May - 2 Aug 2012
Venue: Exhibition Gallery 2, National Museum of Singapore
Ticket: fromÂ sisticdo my essay
In this tiny island of Singapore, there is much to see and do!
Singapore is known among shopaholics for its famous shopping stree, Orchard Road, where shops ranges from designer boutiques to local street labels!
Being a multi-cultural country, Singapore is home to a myriad of cuisines! From Indian Rojak, to hainanese chicken rice, to nasi bryani, to penang laksa, to meditarrean cuisine, one is spoilt for choice in this food paradise!
Visit award winning attractions like the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari. Go on a flight on The Singapore Flyer for a birds eye view of the Marina area. Take an adventure day out on the newly renovated Sentosa Island!
There's never a dull moment on this tiny tropical island!
Catch Lady Gaga in Singapore, her only stop in Southeast Asia on her latest tour.
She will be performing songs from her latest album, Born This Way, as well as music from both The Fame and The Fame Monster. Expect a grand affair with elaborate costumes and a spectacular stage.
Date & Time: From 28 May 2012, Mon To 31 May 2012, Thu
DURATION/OPENING HOURS: 2 hours
$55.00-165.00 from Sistic
28-29 May 2012,
31 May 2012, 7:30pm
VENUE: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Once a year, the whole of Singapore goes on SALE!!
Singaporeans get into a shopping frenzy every May - June, that's when the Great Singapore Sale is on!
Shoppers from neighbouring countries flock into Singapore for the best bargains!
This year, the GSS is on from 25 May - 22 July 2012, so start planning your shopping schedule now!
Andy Warhol's TheÂ CampbellÂ soups silk screen paintings, portraits of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe and LizÂ Taylor, iconic films, the photo booth series and a time capsule among others will be on display at the ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay Sands.
Andy Warhol is an icon in the pop art scene. View his masterpieces at thie exhibition of over 250 artefacts, paintings, drawings, sculptures, films and videos. Curated by THe Andy Warhol Museum.
Date & Time: 30 Apr 2012, Sat To 12 Aug 2012, Sun
DURATION/OPENING HOURS: 10am, daily 12 hours
VENUE: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands
Adult - S$14.00
Senior Citizen (65 yrs & above) - S$13.00
Child (2-12 years) - S$8.00
Tickets at Sistic.
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