- HWP PRESENTS
Organised by The Four Seasons Hotel Singapore and Regent Singapore, in collaboration with National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), Run For Hope seeks to raise much needed awareness and support for cancer research. With more than 10,000 people diagnosed with cancer each year and the disease accounting for one in four deaths in Singapore, the search for a cure remains a vital goal. This year, Run For Hope aims to draw 15,000 participants.
Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Admission: Early bird fees range from $38 to $48. Registration is now open at www.runforhope.sg.
The world's first and largest outdoor festival, Adult Playground is an active alternative to your Saturday routine of shopping, sleeping, and surfing (of the virtual variety). Bringing you the best of local sports and music, the event offers up over 22 unorthodox and exciting sporting activities, along with popular local music acts Jack and Rai and The Sam Willows, and is even bringing in local foodie greats - because this is Singapore, after all.
At this fun-filled one-day event, you'll get to unleash the adventure-seeker in you with unique sports like Jetpack, human foosball and archery tag. Adult Playground welcomes adults over 22 of all fitness levels, so no worries if you're no sporty girl.
Date: November 8, 2014
Time: 10am to 7pm
Venue: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Admission: $68 (individual early bird) or $59 each for groups of five
Back for another year of fun, fans of this festival will be entertained with a brand new and exciting line up of buskers hailing from countries like Australia, the United Kingdom , Canada to our very own local talents! Expect jaw dropping sword swallowing acts, a grumpy Queen Victoria, highly entertaining clown jugglers and a sizzling hot fire tribal performance at the lively festival. Gather your love ones and soak in the lively atmosphere and watch the characters come to life with physical comedy, musical talents and circus skills as the buskers bring everyone together regardless of their cultural background.
Date: 6,7,13 and 14 September 2014
Time: 4.30pm onwards
Venue: Palawan Beach and Beach Plaza, Sentosa
Admission: Free (island admission & carpark charges will apply)
For more information, call 1800-736 8672
Move over Willy Wonka because a chocolate theatrical event rivalling the famous chocolate factory is coming to Singapore. Experience the world's first confectionery theatre extravaganza, Fantasia by Escribà and be swept away by awe-inspiring pastry creations and theatrical performances, and a potentially record-breaking world’s tallest chocolate fall.
Set across 8,000m2 of event space, Fantasìa by Escribà is the brainchild of Barcelona-based pastry power couple, master pastry chefs Christian Escribà and Patricia Schmidt, who are bringing their signature brand of quirky confections to this amazing showcase.
Since winning hearts on season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, JuJuBee has been building a formidable career in clubs and online across the United States and around the world. While the cable show on which she found fame was never screened in Singapore, it has been through the wonders of the internet that fans got to know the drag queen that inserted the word “Gaysian” into the lexicon of the world. And now her fans in Singapore can see her live. In a drag revue with Singapore performers, Noris, Mona Kee Kee and Becca D’Bus, the show will feature music, costumes, giggles and jiggles, while the showgirls move their lips to songs that they never really sang.
Date: August 20, 2014
Time: 8pm (doors, dinner from 6.30pm)
Admission: $25 (presale), $30 (cash at door), $400 (VIP tables), $800 (VIP Sofas)
For more information or to book tickets, visit http://JuJuBee.peatix.com
Pops of the Top at Loof, Singapore's original standalone rooftop bar, is your new favourite indie night, with a monthly Thursday indie-bomb of all things space, rock and britpop. Taking the decks together for the first time are local indie stalwarts Ginette Chittick & Jinmart (aka Terrence Tan). Fresh from their residencies at the legendary Home Club and Poptart at Zouk, the duo has collectively held their own alongside your favourite bands such as Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Foster the People, The Smashing Pumpkins, Ash, The Naked & Famous and Bombay Bicycle Club.
Join us on the Looftop for the first Pops of the Top for some old school indie, no brainers and guilty pleasures.
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Venue: Looftop, 331 North Bridge Road, #03-07,Odeon Towers, 188720
The Singapore Arts Festival is back, with a new name and format. Rebranded as the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), the annual festival's refreshed focus is on internationally acclaimed acts, and spring-boarding local productions onto a global stage.
Set to enchant people from all walks of life as they engage intimately with the arts, the Festival encourages audiences to understand that the performing arts is about stories; from familiar stories that stem from daily emotions and transform into powerful motivations, to wider perspectives which reflect on histories to actively mould our futures.
Date: August 12 to September 21, 2014
Admission: $30 to $120. For more information, visit http://www.sistic.com.sg.
The Aliwal Arts Night Crawl is back, and bigger than ever before, featuring an eclectic line-up of performers and partners! From grooving to the beats of NADI Singapura to learning traditional dance from DIAN Dancers, or reminiscing the smashing 60s through a musical skit-set by Teater Artistik to vocal workshops by The A Capella Society, there is something for everyone! Kids aren’t left out either – they can also enjoy craftwork at EatPlayLove Café and listen to stories told by Singapore I-Lien Drama Society.
To top that all off, night crawlers enjoy exclusive discounts and promotions at boutiques, cafes and bars from the Kampong Glam district that night!
Date: August 15, 2014
Venue: 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918, Aliwal Arts Centre
For full performance line-up and more information, check out www.aliwalartcentre.sg or www.facebook.com/AliwalArtsCentre.
Sustainable luxury jewellery label Choo Yilin celebrates its official boutique opening by hosting a Weekend Heritage Party at the brand’s first standalone retail space in a conservation shophouse in Joo Chiat. Artisanal businesses in the gentrified Joo Chiat area will come together in a luxury heritage market, treating guests with samples of local-inspired gourmet desserts and teas. Choo Yilin will be offering 12% discount off its ready-to-wear collections for purchases above $800 and 5% off customisation charges. In the spirit of a celebration, luxurious artisanal goods are up for grabs in a lucky draw with a $888 modern day heirloom jade bangle that clients can customise, dessert hampers from Strictly Pastry worth $100, artisanal tea gift packs from A.Muse Projects worth $50 amongst others. Entry to the party is complimentary with the dresscode ‘Heritage Chic’, where the best dressed person will walk away with an exclusive gift.
Date: July 26 to 27, 2014
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Venue: 331 Joo Chiat Road
Asia’s prominent fine jeweller, Larry Jewelry will hold its first ever standalone jewelry exhibition, “Timeless Classic - Larry Splendour” at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, from July 19 to 20, 2014.
An annual event hosted by Larry Jewelry, this year’s Larry Splendour will be an extravaganza, held in a majestic and magnificent 480 sqm light-projection spherical-shaped tent, the Larry Splendour Dome.
The exhibition will feature a spectacular cutting-edge 360⁰ light performance with state-of-the-art sound system; and promises to deliver an impressive and novel experience.
A key highlight for this exhibition would be the launch of the flagship jewellry collection – The Neo Collection. The collection celebrates classic art jewellry, and draws on many iconic elements of the 1960s, the era of Larry Jewelry’s inception, as an inspiration.
Date: July 19 to 20, 2014
Time: 11am to 9pm
Venue: Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza
The exhibition is open to the public for free and the light performance will start at 7.30pm daily. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/larryjewelryltd and the hashtag #LarrySplendour2014 on social media.