2018 has been an exciting year so far, and if you have missed some of the top events in the first-half of the year, or are having some major withdrawals, don’t worry because the best is yet to come. Whether you’re a traveller or a Singaporean on the lookout for fun activities, we’ve got you covered.
Read on below to find out what exciting events lie in store for you in the next half of 2018:
Explore the concept of time, space and memories at Singapore Art Museum’s latest family friendly exhibition featuring the works of 10 contemporary artists from aroundthe region and internationally. The eighth edition of this annual exhibition provokes the senses, while allowing visitors to get a glimpse of what the fourth dimension mean to people and cultures through the screening of award-winning short films, interactive murals and intriguing installations to illustrate the mysteries of time -an eyeopening experience for both young and old. Imaginarium: Into the Space of Time is open from now to 26 August.
|Opening hours: 10am-9pm (Fri), 10am-7pm (Sat-Thurs)
|Venue: SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street, Singapore 188535
|Tickets: $6 for Adults, $3 for Students and Senior Citizens (Free admission for Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Children under 6)
Watch Singapore’s Bras Basah and Bugis precinct come alive at night with a series of spectacular performances from 17 to 25 August 2018. The much anticipated annual street festival celebrates arts, culture and heritage with light installations, aerial displays, street performances, musicals and film screenings. Be sure to catch one of the festival’s highlights, Night Lights, which is an exhibition of attractive light displays that draws throngs of people to the festival each year.
|Date: Night Lights from 18 -26 August 2018 Performances from 24 -26 August 2018
|Venue: Bras Basah and Bugis
|Time: 7.30pm to 12.00am Free admission
July is the month where we celebrate all things food! From 13 to 29 July, embark on a culinary journey to discover the foods that Singapore has to offer in a series of delightfully delicious events at the annual Singapore Food Festival. Visitors get to learn about the culture and heritage behind the foods in Singapore, as well as delve into the realm of modern dining. For a more hands-on experience, you can take part in a variety of cooking classes and workshops to replicate some of these yummy dishes at home. For those with adventurous taste-buds, look forward to rare collaborations between renowned chefs for a creative dining experience.
Since the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix 2008, Singapore has been hosting the world-classmotorsport racing event and is also recognised as the world’s first country to hold a night race. Get ready for an action-packed weekend as you witness the world’s top racers conquer the bends on Marina Bay’s Street Circuit against the backdrop of Singapore’s breathtakingskyline. According to spectators from past races, there is a difference between watching it live versus on screen because you can really feel the speed and intensity of the race. The glamorous event also consists of a line-up of all-day performances and concerts by A-list stars, resulting in an unparalleled festival experience and certainly a night to remember.
|Date: 14, 15 & 16 September 2018
|Venue: Marina Bay Street Circuit
A marathon may sound daunting to some, but it is definitely a good way to train up your physical fitness and develop positive character attributes in order to undertake life’s challenges. Wrap up your 2018 with a personal challenge! Choose from the different types of races categories available that best suit your needs, and who says running must be alone? Grab a friend or two and train together! For mummies, there’s also a Kid Dash for young runners below the age of 13 if you want to get active with the family.
|Date: 8 and 9 December 2018
|Venue: Orchard Road
|Register now at: https://singaporemarathon.com/register/
After a long day out, it’s time to come home to a cup of Nilufer Tea. Made with pesticide-free herbs, flowers and premium dried fruit, Nilufer tea purifies and restores your body while offering a treat to your senses with its delightful fragrance.