2013 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
Date: 20 to 22 September 2013
Venue: Marina Bay Street Circuit
Description: The Singapore FORMULA ONE race broke ground in 2008 as the first night race in FORMULA ONE history. With a challenging street circuit that runs around some of Singapore’s most well-loved landmarks, fans can expect high-octane racing against a beguiling city skyline.
Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC)
Date: 31 August to 1 September 2013
Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Center, Hall B & C, Level 1
Description: The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) combines the best of pop culture from East and West, uniting the worlds of comics, anime, manga, toys, collectibles, games and movies. STGCC showcase the heartbeat of what’s new and cool in the gateway to Southeast Asia, put together in collaboration with ReedPOP – the makers of the New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Star Wars Celebration and the New York Anime Festival!
Date: 5 to 8 September, 12 noon to 9pm
Venue: Singapore Expo, Halls 5 & 6
Description: Comex 2013 is Singapore’s biggest consumer technology exhibition which draws over 800,000 visitors every year and with over 650 exhibitors. Comex 2013 will display a dynamic and comprehensive line-up of the latest and hottest consumer technology gadgets.
Sentosa Buskers Festival
Date: 7 to 15 September, 4.30pm to 10.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza – Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Description: Come with the whole family and be entertained by a stunning variety of street performers who are all set to wow you with their funny antics and wacky talents. There’s also more to experience at this year’s festival like the Beer Garden, Food Street, Artist Market, Flea Market, and Interactive Zone!
Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2013 – Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony
Date: 7 September, 7pm to 10pm
Venue: New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street @ Chinatown
Description: 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. The streets of Chinatown will continue to be lighted up from 7 September to 4 October 2013. There is no better place to soak in the festivities and celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival than in Chinatown. The district, where the Chinese first settled, relives the traditional festival with aplomb. Be enchanted by the lantern-themed decorations of Chinatown as New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Streeet, South Bridge Road and the inner streets of Chinatown are decorated and lit up by a spectacular myriad of over 20,000 colorful lanterns of varying shapes and sizes, creating a kaleidoscope of colors.
Chinese Garden Mid-Autumn Festival Presents : Jurassic Safari
Date: 30 August to 23 September 2013
Venue: Chinese Garden
Description: The most fun-filled festival event of the year is here! This mid-autumn season, “Jurassic Safari” at Chinese Garden presents an exciting and memorable experience for you, your family and friends. Travel back in time and take pictures with gigantic life-size dinosaurs. Be dazzled by hundreds of lanterns brightening up the entire arena and lighting up the pathways as you walk around the attractions-filled gardens ground. Thrill to the nightly live shows featuring incredible acts, including performances by Shaolin kung fu masters. Overall “Jurassic Safari” promises an amazing roaring time for everyone of all ages.
Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb
Date: 27 April to 4 November 2013
Venue: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands
Description: 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 “virtual unwrapping” of the 3,000-year old mummy of Egyptian temple priest Nesperennub – whose original cartonnage coffin has never been opened – to unveil the story of his life and death, complete with a digital reconstruction of his facial appearance. 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.
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