Singapore Airshow 2014
Date: 11 to 16 February 2014
Venue: Changi Exhibition Centre
Description: Singapore Airshow has continued to attract influential government and military delegations as well as senior corporate executives. It has won recognition as a global marketplace, networking powerhouse and the platform of choice for the world’s aerospace community to forge partnerships and do business in the thriving Asia Pacific region, making it a must-attend event in the international aviation industry calendar. Be impressed by the array of static aircraft display. It is a rare opportunity to witness the remarkable display of advanced avionics in fighter cockpits, tour the plush cabins of luxury jets and get inside the holds of transport giants. Be treated to the breathtaking aerobatic flying displays, the spectacular power and speed of military and commercial aircraft adorning the skies with adrenalin-pumping spins, rolls and loops.
Chingay Parade 2014
Date: 7 to 8 February 2014
Venue: F1 Pit Building
Description: Join scores of spectators; Singaporeans and visitors alike, at Chingay Parade Singapore 2014, themed Colours of Fabric, One People, 布海同心where age, race, language and creed are no barriers and we celebrate together as ONE! This national event is also the largest street performance and float parade in Asia. From the main parade site to the heartlands, this street extravaganza epitomise the dynamism of Singapore’s vibrant and multicultural society.
Date: 29 January 2014 to 8 February 2014
Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Description: Singapore welcomes the Lunar New Year with a week-long celebration called River Hongbao. The name is derived from the small red packets called “hong bao” that the Chinese fill with money and give away as gifts. These “hong bao” also represent good luck and are expected to bring in prosperity. The first River Hongbao celebration happened in 1986, and since then the event has become one of Singapore’s most highly anticipated annual events related to the biggest Chinese holiday. River Hongbao 2014 welcomes the Year of the Horse at The Float@ Marina Bay from 29th Jan to 8th February 2014. 2014 also marks the 28th consecutive year since River Hongbao was first held. Organized by Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA), Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCCI), Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and People’s Association (PA), this annual event has long since become an integral part of Singapore’s Chinese New Year celebrations, attracting locals and tourists to come forth and immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere which is open to public with free admission.
Singapore Biennale 2013
Date: 26 October 2013 to 16 February 2014
Venue: Bras Basah Bugis Precinct
Description: A biennal art celebration of epic proportions. The rich cultures and geographies of the Southeast Asian region have historically been the corridor of the world’s major civilisations. The ebb and flow of these complex cultural interactions have yielded responses of accommodation and resistance, leaving legacies of layering and sedimentation within the varied communities. In the 21st century, the speed of transformation in Southeast Asia is perhaps beyond anything experienced by preceding generations. This change is prompting multiple conceptions and perceptions of time and our worlds, both the external and internal. Against this backdrop of past and continuous change, artists have been reflecting, mediating, envisioning, and making propositions. If The World Changed, the title of the 4th Singapore Biennale, is an invitation to artists to respond to and reconsider the worlds we live in, and the worlds we want to live in.
Date: 17 to 19 February 2014
Venue: Suntec Singapore, Level 4, Halls 401 – 403
Description: BeautyAsia, Asia’s premium beauty trade exhibition continues to prove as a one-stop, regional hub for the beauty and wellness industry. Recognised by the most esteemed industry professionals, BeautyAsia with an accretion of 17 years is the most established beauty extravaganza with the industry’s most cutting-edge products, new trends and leading technologies from around the world. An annual business platform which incorporates SpaAsia, HealthAsia and NaturalAsia, this four-in-one showcase is an exciting buyer-seller meet awarding valuable educational and networking opportunities to those within the industry.
2Degree Ice Art
Date: 20 November 2013 to 29 February 2014
Venue: Sheares Link Bayfront Avenue
Description: Catch some wintry cool this holiday season and let Century Ice Wonderland (CIW) bring you a slice of The International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (IISSF) from Harbin to sunny Singapore. Held inside a thermal-insulated hall kept at -15°C, the exhibition will be spilt into six themes featuring 30 pieces of ice sculptures featuring London’s Big Ben, Paris’s Eiffel Tower and Singapore’s very own Merlion. Occupying 50,280 sq feet of space and using a total of 450 tons of crystal-clear and coloured ice blocks to create a truly unique winter wonderland in tropical Singapore, don’t miss this spectacular Ice Art Exhibition at Sheares Link, Bayfront Avenue.
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