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What’s happening in Singapore Feb 2018

Directly taken from: http://www.visitsingapore.com/editorials/whats-happening-in-singapore/

1. Chinese New Year at Sentosa 2018
Entrance to Sentosa, featuring Universal Studios Singapore in the background

Experience the holiday festivities at Sentosa this Lunar New Year. Be mesmerised by adrenaline-pumping lion and dragon dances, and check out the instant spend-and-win game kiosks.

Date: 1 Feb to 4 Mar

Venue: Sentosa

Website: www.sentosa.com

Nearest MRT: Harboufront


2. Diva to the Death
The battle between getai queen Mong Cha Cha and jazz diva Destinee de Souza

Enjoy an electric dinner and drama as getai and jazz come to a head in a battle of song and wills. Will the getai Queen Mong Cha Cha overthrow jazz diva Destinee de Souza? Or will Destinee reign supreme over jazz club Monti? Sexy, cool and hilarious, all bets are off with these divas.

Date: 2 Feb to 2 Mar (Various dates)

Venue: Monti at 1- Pavilion

Website: www.bitemeproductions.co

Nearest MRT: Raffles Place


3. River Hong Bao 2018
River Hong Bao performer with face paint

Head to one of Singapore’s most scenic waterfronts for an unforgettable Lunar New Year celebration. Located in the heart of Marina Bay, expect non-stop fun with carnival rides, games, performances and nightly fireworks.

Date: 14-24 Feb

Venue: NS Square

Website: River Hongbao

Nearest MRT: Promenade


4. Have a Paws-perous New Year!
Zookeeper giving out red packets to orang utans at Singapore Zoo

Go wild this Chinese New Year, as exciting acrobatic lion dance performances, mascot appearances and animal-themed activities are taking over the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Parks. While you’re there, snap a selfie with the God of Fortune and seek fortune forecasts by following the “zoo-diac” trail.

Date: 15-18 Feb

Venue: Singapore zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and Jurong Bird Park

Website: www.wrs.com.sg


5. Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2018
Lion dance performance during Wan Qing Festival of Spring

Learn about Chinese culture through performances, traditional lantern riddles, workshops and guided tours at this annual 15-day festival, held at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.

Date: 16 Feb to 2 Mar

Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Website: www.sysnmh.org.sg

Nearest MRT: Toa Payoh


6. Chingay Parade Singapore 2018
Vibrant fireworks display during the closing ceremony of Chingay Parade Singapore

Get your cameras ready as the largest float parade in Asia is kicking off at the F1 Pit Building. The Chingay parade (which means “the art of costume and masquerade” in Hokkien) will be flooding the streets with vibrant floats, lion dances, stilt walkers, wushu masters and international troupes dressed in traditional costumes.

Date: 23-24 Feb

Venue: F1 Pit Building

Website: Chingay Parade Singapore

Nearest MRT: Promenade


7. Kumar50
Singapore stand-up comedian Kumar celebrating his 50<sup>th</sup> birthday

Don’t miss this side-splitting performance by Singapore’s veteran stand-up comedian Kumar as he celebrates turning 50—in style. Brace yourselves for his acerbic wit, fuelled by sardonic observations on Singapore.

Date: 28 Feb, 1 & 11 Mar

Venue: Capitol Theatre

Website: www.sistic.com.sg

Nearest MRT: City Hall


8. Evita
Multi-award-winning musical showcasing the story of Eva Peron, the First Lady of Argentina

Featuring hits such as ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s multi-award-winning musical Evita showcases the rise of Eva Peron, the First Lady of Argentina (1946 to 1952). Be inspired by her story at Marina Bay Sands this February.

Date: 28 Feb to 4 Mar

Venue: Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres™ at Marina Bay Sands®

Website: www.baseentertainmentasia.com

Nearest MRT: Promenade

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