In a world longing for wanderlust, Singapore beckons travellers with its magnetic allure and cosmopolitan grandeur. Neighbouring Malaysia this glittering gem boasts a vibrant fusion of cultures, awe-inspiring architecture, and an unwavering commitment to innovation.
Here are some exciting things to do in Singapore during your next visit.
1. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience in Singapore
Now till October 2023
In a world where art and technology collide, Singapore unveils Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, a captivating fusion of art and virtual reality.This groundbreaking exhibition invites you to step into a realm where Van Gogh’s masterpieces come to life in a mesmerizing symphony of colours and emotions.
Experience a 360° multi-sensorial wonderland, immersing yourself in over 300 awe-inspiring artworks by the renowned artist. From his early works to iconic masterpieces like “Starry Night” and “Sunflowers,” witness the evolution of Van Gogh’s style, magnified in a way that brings every brushstroke to life.
This edition of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience also showcases the traditional Japanese art style of woodblock stamps, adding a unique cultural layer to the exhibition. Marvel at the intricate designs and vibrant colors of these ancient prints, offering a glimpse into a rich artistic heritage.
Visit Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience to reserve your spot in this remarkable artistic odyssey.
2. Singapore International Festival of Arts 2023
19th May – 4th June 2023
Prepare to be mesmerized by Singapore’s premier performing arts extravaganza. The Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), returns in all its glory. For decades, this annual event has transported audiences with its captivating showcase of theatre, music, dance, film, and visual arts. From its humble beginnings as the Singapore Festival of Arts in 1977. The festival has evolved, leaving an indelible mark on the arts landscape and inspiring generations of enthusiasts and practitioners alike. Today, the highly anticipated SIFA stands as a pinnacle moment on Singapore’s cultural calendar, championing the creation and presentation of both local and international works.
Set to unfold from May 19 onwards, the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2023 embarks on a profound exploration of the Spectrum of the Human Experience. Building upon the foundation of the Anatomy of Performance, this year’s festival offers an eclectic lineup of performances that promise to captivate and inspire.
As you step into the world of SIFA, prepare to be transported, challenged, and deeply moved by the power of art. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a curious newcomer, the Singapore International Festival of Arts beckons, inviting you to immerse yourself in a realm where imagination knows no bounds.
To embark on this extraordinary journey and explore the Spectrum of the Human Experience, visit Singapore International Festival of Arts.
3. Wellness Festival Singapore Returns for its Second Edition
7th June – 9th July 2023
In a world where self-care and holistic well-being have taken centre stage, the eagerly anticipated Wellness Festival Singapore is set to make a triumphant return. Initiated by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in collaboration with esteemed partners such as the Health Promotion Board, Sports Singapore, Enterprise Singapore, Sentosa Development Corporation, and the National Arts Council, this transformative event aims to empower individuals on their journey to embrace and sustain a state of holistic wellbeing.
With a vision to unlock the true potential within each individual, the Wellness Festival Singapore invites attendees to embark on a captivating exploration of mind, body, and soul. Prepare to be enthralled by a myriad of experiences that nurture every aspect of your being, from invigorating fitness activities to enlightening wellness workshops, from soul-soothing art therapy to inspiring talks by industry experts.
Join us the Wellness and embark on a transformative journey. To learn more and secure your place at Wellness Festival Singapore.
8th-17th September 2023
As the engines roar and adrenaline fills the air, this thrilling time becomes an unmissable opportunity to witness the Lion City in all its glory. Prepare to be captivated as Singapore bursts to life with outdoor performances, live music, and an array of race-themed pop-up experiences in anticipation of the exhilarating race season.
Grand Prix Season Singapore is more than a race. It’s an entirely immersive experience that sweeps you up in a whirlwind of excitement. Witness iconic landmarks illuminate the sky, casting a mesmerizing glow upon the Grand Prix festivities. Buckle up and prepare to be swept away as Singapore unleashes its pulse of excitement. Visit Grand Prix Season Singapore for more information.
5. Singapore Design Week
21st September to 1st October 2023
The Singapore Design Week (SDW) returns with the theme ‘Better by Design’. It is a celebration of Singapore’s unwavering commitment to improving lives through design. With the DesignSingapore Council at the helm, SDW 2023 marks their twentieth anniversary. This year brings a spirit of resourcefulness, uniting design that is driven by purpose and crafted for positive impact.
Prepare to be captivated as Singapore becomes a melting pot of creativity and ingenuity. Where design transcends boundaries and shapes a better future.
From thought-provoking exhibitions to enlightening panel discussions. From immersive workshops to awe-inspiring installations, the week-long event brings together more than just design. It fosters connections and sparks conversations that redefine the boundaries of creativity.
With over 50 events and 200 designers in the spotlight. SDW 2023 showcases the incredible diversity and depth of Singapore’s design scene. To embark on this transformative journey and immerse yourself in the world of design, visit their official Singapore Design Week website.
6. Singapore Watch Fair
18th- 22nd October 2023
Nestled at the heart of Singapore’s illustrious shopping district, the Singapore Watch Fair, lovingly referred to as The Tent, emerges as a haven for connoisseurs of fine timepieces. A true panorama of savoir faire. This extraordinary event showcases the immaculate creations of independent watchmakers. While celebrating their manifestations of the perfect timepiece.
Immerse yourself in the allure of precision craftsmanship as you explore an array of exquisite timepieces. From intricate complications to breathtaking aesthetics. The fair showcases the pinnacle of watchmaking excellence. Whether you are a seasoned collector or a passionate admirer of horological artistry, The Tent invites you to witness the epitome of timepiece mastery.
To embark on this horological journey and experience the Singapore Watch Fair firsthand, visit the official website at Singapore Watch Fair.
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