Splen­did Sin­ga­pore

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WHETHER your ideal week­end get­away is ex­plor­ing the cityscape, sun­bathing by the beach, or en­joy­ing the beauty of Mother Na­ture, Sin­ga­pore has it all.

With many long week­ends ahead in 2016, here are some ex­cit­ing ac­tiv­i­ties in the Lion City for your next week­end get­away.

* March - Sin­ga­pore De­sign Week:

Lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional show­cases, ex­hi­bi­tions, work­shops and enough de­sign candy to fill a Pin­ter­est board, Sin­ga­pore De­sign Week raises aware­ness of the power of truly good de­sign.

At the Na­tional De­sign Cen­tre, 111 Middle Road, March 8 to 20. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit de­signsin­ga­pore. org/ SDW.

* April – Fash­ion Steps Out:

Flurry of events hap­pen­ing from March 25 to May 8, in­clud­ing Orchard Fash­ion Run­way, where the pop­u­lar shop­ping street is con­verted to a long run­way.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit or­chardroad. org/ fso.

* May – Tulip­ma­nia at Gar­den by the Bay:

Gar­dens by the Bay presents its fourth an­nual edi­tion of Tulip­ma­nia, where an in­cred­i­ble num­ber of tulip va­ri­eties will be dis­played in the Flower Dome for a lim­ited pe­riod, from April 8 to May 22.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit gar­dens­bythe­bay. com. sg.

* June – Fun in the sun at Sen­tosa’s FUN­Fest:

Have plenty of fun in the sun at Sen­tosa’s FUN­Fest, as a mas­sive In­flat­able Beach Fes­ti­val takes over Siloso Beach from May 28 to June 12.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit sen­tosa. com. sg.

* July – Sin­ga­pore Food Fes­ti­val

The Sin­ga­pore Food Fes­ti­val puts lo­cal cui­sine in the spot­light from July 15 to 31, hap­pen­ing at var­i­ous venues.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit sin­ga­pore­food­fes­ti­val. com.

* Au­gust – Sin­ga­pore Night Fes­ti­val:

Sin­ga­pore’s mu­se­ums re­main open af­ter hours while the streets of the art her­itage district of Bras Basah- Bugis will be flooded with free events and in­stal­la­tions from 7pm till late.

Comes alive dur­ing last two week­ends in Au­gust at var­i­ous places. Visit night­fest. sg for more in­for­ma­tion.

* Septem­ber – 2016 F1 Sin­ga­pore Air­lines Sin­ga­pore Grand Prix:

Catch the rac­ing fever at the 2016 For­mula 1 Sin­ga­pore Air­lines Sin­ga­pore Grand Prix – then party on with your favourite head­lin­ing acts dur­ing the F1 con­cert, with post- race cel­e­bra­tions at The Podium Lounge and Am­ber Lounge af­ter- par­ties.

From Sept 16 to 18 at the Ma­rina Bay Street Cir­cuit. For in­for­ma­tion, visit sin­ga­poregp. sg.

* Oc­to­ber – BNP Paribas WTA Fi­nals Sin­ga­pore pre­sented by SC Global:

The world’s top eight fe­male ten­nis play­ers bat­tle it out at the Sin­ga­pore In­door Sta­dium from Oct 24 to 31 for the sea­son- end­ing ti­tle and pres­ti­gious Bil­lie Jean King Tro­phy. For more in­for­ma­tion, log on to wta­fi­nals. com.

* Novem­ber – Sin­ga­pore Bi­en­nale:

The Sin­ga­pore Bi­en­nale re­turns for its fifth edi­tion to present dy­namic lo­cal, re­gional and in­ter­na­tional art prac­tices start­ing Oct 27 till Feb 26, 2017 at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion, log on to sin­ga­pore­bi­en­nale. org.

* De­cem­ber – Fes­tive Light Ups:

Herald­ing Christ­mas, Gar­dens by the Bay trans­forms into a Christ­mas Won­der­land. Close the year with a bang at the Ma­rina Bay Sin­ga­pore Count­down 2017 with spec­tac­u­lar fire­works dis­play and more. Be­gins mid- Novem­ber to early Jan­uary 2017 at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions.

Get your guide to ev­ery week­end in Sin­ga­pore and great deals at YourSin­ga­pore. com.

All in­for­ma­tion is cor­rect at press time but may be sub­jected to change. STB is not re­spon­si­ble for the ac­cu­racy, com­plete­ness or use­ful­ness of this pub­li­ca­tion and shall not be li­able for any dam­age, loss, in­jury or in­con­ve­nience aris­ing from or in con­nec­tion with the con­tent of this pub­li­ca­tion. Read­ers are en­cour­aged to seek fur­ther clar­i­fi­ca­tion from the in­di­vid­ual third par­ties re­ferred to in this pub­li­ca­tion.

Tulip­ma­nia at Gar­den by the Bay.

sin­ga­pore Food Fes­ti­val.

2016 F1 sin­ga­pore Air­lines sin­ga­pore Grand Prix.

Fun in the sun at sen­tosa’s FuN­Fest.

sin­ga­pore Night Fes­ti­val.

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