Archive for the 'Events' Category

Aug 28 2013

Singapore’s Grand Prix

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The cars zip by too fast to be scrutinised anyway, that a walkabout ticket for the budget conscious might just be a good deal to consider.

Who says Grand Prix motor racing is only for the rich and famous? Not in Singapore, where you can catch the only F1 night race in the world and first street circuit in the region every September at the Marina Bay circuit. Here’s how to do it on the cheap – well, relatively. The three-day, officially named Formula One … read the full post

Aug 23 2012

What’s on in Singapore in September 2012

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Chinatown is taken filled with lanterns for the Mid Autumn Festival.

Proof that Singapore offers something for everyone, events on the calendar for September 2012 range from a race of the world’s fastest cars to a centuries-old Chinese harvest festival. Here are the highlights of the best events throughout the month. It’s no secret that Singapore is obsessed with technology, and half the city will be … read the full post

Jun 14 2012

Pink Dot 2012: Singapore’s annual gay pride event

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Get your pink T-shirt ready – Pink Dot is scheduled for June 30, 2012. This is the one time of year when Singapore’s gay and lesbian community, along with their friends, family and supporters, make a stand for equal rights. While Singapore is historically a multi-racial and multi-religious society, the same tolerance hasn’t evolved for … read the full post

May 28 2012

The Great Singapore Sale 2012

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Now is a dangerous time for shopaholics to be in Singapore – The Great Singapore Sale has returned. This year the event runs from May 25 until July 22 with special events, extended shopping hours, contests and, of course, discounts. Here are some tips for making the most of the sale. First off, it’s worth … read the full post

Mar 01 2012

What’s on in Singapore March 2012

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Singapore always has a full schedule of special events. This month Singapore offers everything from a Southeast Asian film festival to concerts by 1980s-era pop icons to a Transformers convention. Here are the details. Music fans may need a second job if they plan to afford all the great concerts happening this month. Fans of … read the full post

Nov 29 2011

ZoukOut Sentosa beach party

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Think Ko Pha Ngan is the only place in Southeast Asia where you can dance to DJs all night on the beach? Think again. Straight-laced Singapore lets down its hair one night a year for ZoukOut, a 14-hour party held right on the beach of Sentosa. With dozens of DJs and an expected turn out … read the full post

Nov 21 2011

Elephant Parade stampedes into Singapore

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Keep an eye out for elephants on the footpaths of Singapore over the next few months.  No, Singapore hasn’t morphed into a mahout camp – the Elephant Parade open-air art exhibit is in town until January 2012. The Elephant Parade was created to raise awareness (and money) to save the Asian elephant from extinction. Each … read the full post

Oct 17 2011

Halloween, Singapore-style

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Life in multi-cultural Singapore means that holidays often overlap. I hope you get lots of rest mid-week on the Deepavali public holiday because the days that follow are packed with Halloween activities. Since Halloween falls on a Monday this year, most of the activities take place the weekend before. Sentosa Island’s innocuous attractions have been … read the full post

Aug 22 2011

Singapore Formula One Night Race

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In about a month’s time every speed freak in the world’s focus will be on Singapore for the one and only Formula One Night Race. Now in its fourth year, the event takes place September 23 to 25 with downtown Singapore shutting down to create a street circuit that passes local landmarks like the Singapore … read the full post

Jun 22 2011

Dali, van Gogh (kind of) at Singapore’s ArtScience Museum

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Art fans in Singapore are in for a real treat: the ArtScience Museum is hosting exhibits by Salvador Dali and Vincent van Gogh until close to the end of 2011. Like the rooftop observation deck and indoor skating rink, the ArtScience Museum is one of the family-friendly attractions added to Marina Bay Sands to prove … read the full post

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