Events in August 2013

SOTA Arts Festival 2013

Singapore’s first pre-tertiary Art institution invites art lovers and enthusiasts everywhere to join in the celebration in this “me+ARTmorphosis” themed festival marking its presence locally. This two week festival will be a cornucopia of all things creative from art exhibitions to film screenings and even live performances. For those who wish to be intellectually challenged, there will also be forums and discussions conducted by the faculty.

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When: 26 July to 06 August

Where to go: School of the Arts, Singapore

Science Street Fair

The Singapore Science Center brings you a one-of-a-kind three-day science fair for the very first time ever. The fair will feature fun-filled events that everyone in the family will enjoy from food and games to an F1 Race simulator and overnight movie marathons at the Omni Theater. For the young and the young at heart there will also be a sleepover amongst the giant insects at the Megabugs Return Exhibition.

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When: Friday, 02 August, 2013

Where to go: Singapore Science Center

Mad About Buffet & BBQ

Singapore has always had the reputation of being a foodie paradise and what better way to celebrate her upcoming birthday than to revel in her reputation as every gastronomy connoisseur’s Garden of Eden? Grab your appetite and bring yourself down to the Jewel Box at Mount Faber to enjoy both greenery and gastronomy at its best. Enjoy a local feast featuring an alfresco buffet and barbeque eat out. Some of the delicacies for the stuffing include Beef Steak, Lamb Chops, BBQ Pork Ribs and desserts galore such as local classics like Durian cream puff and Longan cake.

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When: 7 - 11 August 2013

Where to go: The Jewel Box at Mount Faber

Smack My Beach Up at Tanjong Beach Club

Miami Beach will get a run for her money when “Smack My Beach Up” hits the Sun-kissed shores of Sentosa this August. A beach party with an innovative new sound will provide you with the ultimate experience on the island where summer lasts forever. Groove and Grind on sandy shores as Asia’s internationally known spin master DJ Aldrin treats you to a music scape of nu disco, indie dance, deep house and UK garage.

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When: Aug 04, 2013

Where to go: Tanjong Beach Club, Sentosa

Dolphin Tales Under The Stars

piano-mar2013Get up close and personal to perhaps one of the most beautiful and intelligent of God’s creatures – The Pink Dolphin. In this overnight event, you will learn about how these magnificent animals thrive underwater as well as their highly developed methods of communication via whistles. Dolphins have also been known to be extremely friendly and sociable creatures which make for an unforgettable experience that both children and adults will treasure.

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When: Aug 03, 2013 - Aug 04, 2013

Where to go: Dolphin Lagoon (Next to Underwater World)

KU DE TA: National Day Prelude

Celebrate with the Birthday girl in an explosive way this year as the Nation grows yet another year bolder. For those who cannot wait for the official celebration or have not managed to secure tickets to the rehearsal, fret not because there is still Hope. Ku De Ta Club Lounge offers you dinner and a dazzling spectacle to behold with a view of the aerial flypast from the National Day Parade rehearsal show. Make your reservations at Ku De Ta to join in the festivities and fireworks.

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When: Jul 06, 2013 - Aug 09, 2013

Where to go: Ku De Ta Club Lounge

The Phantom of the Opera

Come partake in one of the most popular and fascinating dark romances of our time. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest running musical has returned to Singapore after having played to millions of people in over 20 countries all over the world. Be mesmerized by the music of the night as classic tunes of midnight dalliances dazzle you on stage. Legendary is what this musical is, a classic tale of the horrors of love unmasked for all to delight in.

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When: Jul 16, 2013 - Aug 11, 2013

Where to go: Grand Theatre, Marina Bay

Films at the Fort 2013

If film and fine foods are your forte then Films at the Fort will fulfill your needs to the tee. Treat yourself to the old fashioned yet unique experience of open air cinema as you enjoy a myriad of films from classics like “Top Gun” to the critically acclaimed documentary “Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007”. Along with cinema at its best under the Singapore star-scape, you will also enjoy wines from Australia and New Zealand, French champagne, boutique beers and ciders. Gourmet food, an ice creamery and a popcorn bar will also be available to further placate your palate.

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When: August 22nd - 25th 2013

Where to go: Fort Canning Park

Metallica - Live in Singapore

Were you one of the numerous angsty teenagers who rode the lightning with these Metalheads? For the headbanger that continues to thrive in many of us, there will always be the most famous metal band on earth – Metallica. Join legendary front man James Hetfield, Guitarist Kirk Hammett and Drummer Lars Ulrich for a trip down memory lane along with a barrage of brutal new tunes. The only thing that could ever top Metallica’s music is the experience of watching them perform live so get your tickets before they “fade to black”.

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When: Aug 24, 2013

Where to go: Changi Exhibition Centre

International Cosplay Day Singapore 2013

Japan’s impact on popular culture can be measured by the international appeal of anime. Anime fans everywhere enjoy dressing up as their favorite characters and it is this intense love for the rainbow canvas of craziness that gave birth to cosplay. For the Second year in Singapore, ICDS will feature famous international cosplayers such as Filipina cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao and Clive Lee whose amazing creations of “Gundam” costumes have received numerous awards. The theme this year will be “An Epic Concordance of Science and Magic” so make a date with imagination, Tokyo style for an unforgettable experience.

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When: Aug 25, 2013

Where to go: Ngee Ann Polytechnic Convention Centre

Singapore Night Festival 2013

Art comes alive in the city at the heart of Bugis and Bras Basah, an area of Singapore known for its vivid past and reputed as the nation’s heritage district today. Nocturnal thrill seekers of sensory pleasures will be treated to aerial performances, music, dance and installation artworks. Main and Special late night events will take place at cultural venues in the area such as the National Museum of Singapore, the Peranakan Museum, Singapore Art Museum and The Substation. Celebrate the multi colored and vibrant arts scene in Singapore in moonlight at the Singapore Night Festival.

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When: Aug 23, 2013 - Aug 31, 2013

Where to go: Bras Basah. Bugis Precinct

Acoustic Anarchy REDUX

The Anarchic husband and wife duo known as SBTG have been inspired to express their highly unconventional and yet liberating views via the medium of all things Iconic Americana such as punk rock, life in the 80s and B-grade horror films. This is pulp with a putrid center that will appeal to the rebel spirit in all of us. Escape totalitarian shackles at least for a day with SBTG in this brilliantly bold and thought provoking exhibition where politics meets pop via the medium of art.

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When: 5 July - 31 August 2013

Where to go: ARTSPACE@Helutrans

Asia UNO® Challenge 2013

For the first time in Asia, Mattel hosts the UNO® Challenge where champions from the various Asian countries such as Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore will compete for the title of Asia’s first ever UNO® champion. The Grand Prize winner from this leg of the tournament in Singapore will be flown to the grand finale in Japan along with one parent in an all-expenses paid Tokyo trip to represent Singapore in the 4 days 3 nights UNO® challenge

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When: Jul 02, 2013 - Sep 15, 2013

Where to go: Various locations with Finale at City Square Mall

Adidas King of the Road 2013

Are you a fitness freak or do you simply enjoy the challenges of participating in a marathon? For the physically fit and those fit for challenges, Adidas brings Southeast Asia’s most prestigious running championship to local shores. The marathon that has been held in numerous Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines attracts massive crowds and participants from all across Asia and all walks of life. Get dressed in your favorite sportswear and prepare for the run of your life or lend your encouragement to participants in this amazing race.

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When: 11 Aug 2013

Where to go: Gardens By The Bay


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