The original Broadway creative team will reunite to bring this acclaimed production to over 12 countries as part of a first-ever International tour. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning smash hit Broadway musical spectacular, is coming to Singapore for the first time as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations with a first-ever international tour. This elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands from 21 March 2015 for a limited season. Tickets are now on sale. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will open in Istanbul in October this year and tour to diverse international markets including United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia marking the first time Disney’s timeless musical will have been seen by these territories. The international tour will see the show’s original Broadway creative team reuniting to bring this Broadway classic to life. The musical is directed by Rob Roth and choreographed by Matt West, with Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward (Tony Award® winner for her work on Disney’s Beauty and the …
Ever wanted to experience a Wintry Christmas right here in the tropical Singapore? Yes! you can do so now in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay! Admire a charming little town adorned with poinsettias and Christmas trees with snow and HUGE Gardens by the Bay teddy bear (where you can purchase them from the retail stores in the Gardens), and be mesmerised by the 10 metre tall Luminarie light sculpture tower right in the flower field!
Pasticceria Ferrero to offer exclusive Ferrero Pralines variants never before available in Singapore Ferrero, producer of the world’s most celebrated praline Ferrero Rocher, launched its first Southeast Asia boutique Pasticceria Ferrero, the only store of its kind in the world this festive season with new exclusive variants of Ferrero Pralines that will be offered to Singaporeans exclusively at the Pasticceria Ferrero this Christmas to indulge their palettes and give them the opportunity to create personalized gift boxes for their loved ones. The Story of An Italian CreationThe event also unveiled the longstanding and unique heritage of Ferrero. With so much going into creating that precious moment, Ferrero Rocher truly brings the fine art of Italian creation to life. Ferrero Rocher is made only with the highest quality ingredients, beginning with the hand-picking of the finest of hazelnuts which form the heart of Rocher. The creations are then covered with decadent chocolate that reflects the elite taste of those who gift them.Ferrero Chefs Luca Dellapiana and Alessandria Davide, flew in from Italy to lead a live demonstration of …
The inaugural Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay was officially launched last friday with the illumination of the majestic Spalliera – the largest Luminarie light sculpture at the event – by Guest of Honour, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development. Come witness the enchanting Italian Luminarie light sculptures light up the Gardens while partaking in a bustling European-style FestiveMarket at the Supertree Grove and getting into the winter holiday spirit with Yuletide in the Flower Dome. Jointly organised by Blue Sky Events and Gardens by the Bay, Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay is set to redefine the experience of celebrating the festive season in the tropics with unique installations and programmes specially curated for all to enjoy. The Festive Market will run till 21 December 2014, while the Luminarie light sculptures will be lit up till 1 January 2015 and Yuletide in the Flower Dome will continue till 6 January 2015. Access to Christmas Wonderland @ Gardens by the Bay is free, while admission charges apply to the Flower Dome. Visitors enjoy 10% off admission rates into the …
As Christmas draws near and with the comfort of togetherness and fellowship in mind, Starbucks Coffee Singapore is bringing to us a new addition to the existing three Christmas favorites to delight our customers further – the Christmas Cookie Latte. Available hot, iced or Frappuccino® blended beverage, customers can try the Christmas Cookie Latte is at all Starbucks Singapore stores now. Christmas Cookie Latte A buttery creamy latte infused with shortbread cookie sauce, the Christmas Cookie Latte is an indulgence you cannot miss. Topped with whipped cream, shortbread cookie drizzle and butter cookie crumbles, this latest seasonal drink is sure to give you a merry surprise with every sip. Annual Christmas Open House Starbucks and The Salvation Army will be holding the much-loved Starbucks Christmas Open House on Thursday, 4th December 2014, from 5 – 7pm across all Starbucks outlets island-wide. Coffee lovers will be able to enjoy a complimentary tall-sized Starbucks beverage during that period, while volunteers collect donations for The Salvation Army. In celebration of the Starbucks Christmas Open House, Starbucks will also …
This festive season, Frasers Centrepoint Malls brings shoppers a unique Parisian-inspired Christmas experience as it transforms 12 malls across the island into the famous ‘City of Lights’. Featuring cobblestone streets, lined with cafes and flowers markets, an Eiffel Tower Christmas tree and other stunning festive decorations, the Parisian theme was conceived to inspire the imagination and a create a magical Christmas shopping experience for all.
Party-goers, revellers, advocates of tomorrow, this is your time to celebrate life at Siloso Beach Party! Bid farewell to 2014 and embrace 2015! Expect a kaleidoscopic line-up of music and be entranced with the dazzling display of fireworks and colours. This is the final send-off. Let the diverse mixes of dance music, provided by both international and local artistes, ignite your senses. Raise your hands to fading stars as you usher in the New Year with the best company you could ask for at sandy Silos0 Beach. Set the night free and rise to a new dawn, where imagination knows no boundaries. The freedom is yours. 31st December 2014, Wednesday Time 6pm to 6am Venue Siloso Beach, Sentosa (alight at Beach Station)
One of broadway’s favourite is back and set to enthrall the crowd with familiar tunes and catchy dance moves. I was invited to the gala premiere of the musical where I was awed by the splendid performance – everything was perfect, from the backdrop, familiar tunes, live band, to the catchy dance moves.
As age is catching up on me and most of my friends are getting married lately, i’m sure most of my readers who are growing together with me are in the stage of getting married as well right? haha~ Therefore i’ve an interesting topic here to blog about this time round! Special thanks to Wedding Acts for inviting and Alila Uluwatu for hosting, I managed to go behind the scenes with Jonathan, the wedding director of Wedding Acts, on a trip to Bali for setting up a romantic wedding by the cliff at Alila Uluwatu ;)
Be enthralled by the festive charm and décor as the Singapore River celebrates its annual light-up festival, “Christmas by the River”, from 14 November 2014 to 2 January 2015. The year-end showpiece put up by Singapore River One (SRO) marks the start of the Christmas celebrations along the Singapore River. Supported by official payment partner UnionPay, Christmas by the River aims to raise awareness of the offerings and events along the Singapore River to attract locals and tourists to the precinct during the festive period.
RISE restaurant is an international buffet restaurant located at the lobby of Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands Hotel. I have not tried the restaurant before, so it was a good opportunity when I got to try their buffet spread last Thursday. In celebration of Oktoberfest, RISE restaurant has added an outdoor barbeque station for patrons to enjoy! The outdoor barbeque will be available every Thursday for the month of October. You can look forward to many different kinds of grilled sausages such as juicy bratwurst, snail sausage, smoked pork and garlic sausage, cheeser krainer among other regular buffet favourites! The sausages are quite flavorful and there are six different kinds of mustards for you to try! Goes very well with the sausages I must say. I am usually not a sausage fan but those sausages were really good.
SOULSCAPE, the island’s first iconic Yoga and Fitness festival set amidst lush tropical surroundings, will be held on Saturday 25 October 2014 (4pm till late) at Sentosa’s Tanjong Beach Club this year. Created by health and wellness digital magazine and platform -intheLoop, this one-of-a-kind evening of discovery will offer Yoga, movement workshops, a lifestyle and wellness market, world music and a dance party.
The National Geographic Channel Free Pet Shop, Singapore’s largest dog-adoption drive is back, with more dogs! Back for the third year, Singapore’s largest adoption drive gets even bigger. With more activities, more partners and most importantly, more no-kill shelters involved this year, it is going to be a fun-filled weekend for furry friends and owners alike. Featuring more than 100 dogs that will be up for adoption, the event will also offer fringe activities and workshops that will shed new light on dog ownership. Singapore’s largest adoption drive aims to provide a platform for dog shelters to advocate adoption and to raise awareness of the dog-shelter situation in Singapore. National Geographic Channel Free Pet Shop 2014 4 & 5 October 2014, Saturday and Sunday 12pm – 6pm Big Splash at East Coast Park http://facebook.com/NGCFreePetShop
Samsung customers and fans stand a chance to win concert and rehearsal tickets, and limited edition merchandise Samsung proudly presents the first-ever YG Family Concert in Singapore – YG Family 2014 GALAXY Tour: POWER in Singapore – on 13 and 14 September at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. To reward customers in Singapore, Samsung has lined up a series of pre-concert and on-site activities for customers and fans to score the ultimate YG experience, headlined by some of the hottest names in the K-pop industry: BIGBANG, PSY, 2NE1, Epik High, and YG Entertainment’s highly anticipated new boy band, WINNER. By participating in these activities, Samsung customers will stand a chance to win concert tickets, rehearsal tickets and other limited edition gifts.
This September, HISTORY will be bringing its viewers an original production – Photo Face-Off. The show is a six-part reality series that features professional photographer, Justin Mott, travelling across Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, as he competes in a photography competition with a local amateur photographer from each city. Before its premiere on HISTORY (StarHub TV Ch 401) on 23 September, 10.30pm, here’s some exclusive tips from the professional photographer!
Mid-Autumn Fair Date: 26 August to 7 September Venue: City Square Mall, L1 Atrium Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner and if you’re looking for places to get your favourite mooncakes, City Square Mall’s Mid-Autumn Fair might be a good location for you! Featuring renowned hotels and bakeries from around Singapore including Shangri-La, Orchard Hotel, Marina Mandarin, Regent Singapore, Mandarin Orchard and Bakerzin; everyone in the family can get to savour their favourite flavours at the Mid-Autumn Fair!
Sanrio commemorates Hello Kitty’s 40th Birthday in Singapore with the Inaugural Hello Kitty Run The world’s most famous feline character, Hello Kitty, will celebrate her 40th birthday on 1st November 2014 with an inaugural Hello Kitty Run Singapore. The only Hello Kitty birthday bash in Southeast Asia will flag off with a one-of-a-kind birthday cake and birthday song sung by 15,000 fans.
In conjunction with Singapore’s 50-year milestone in 2015, Discovery Channel today launched the FIRST TIME FILMMAKERS (FTFM) SINGAPORE documentary project, calling aspiring Singaporean filmmakers to submit original ideas that capture Singapore’s unique DNA and what makes the country tick. Themed “The Singapore Story”, the resulting documentaries will pay tribute to the enduring Singapore spirit, people, innovations, culture and history, and will premiere on Discovery Channel across the Asia-Pacific region next year. An initiative of Discovery Channel – one of the world’s most widely distributed television brands and the flagship channel in Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific’s (DNAP) portfolio, FTFM SINGAPORE aims to provide local filmmakers with the opportunity to showcase their creativity and talent, and gain exposure and recognition on an international level through hands-on training and professional development from the channel’s award-winning producers. From the proposals received, 12 will be shortlisted. Finalists will be required to attend a three-day production workshop in Singapore in October, following which five filmmakers will be selected to produce a 30-minute documentary each – with full funding and production guidance from …
Cavalia, an innovative multi-media and multi-disciplinary theatrical production created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of famed Cirque du Soleil, announces its debut tour of Asia with Singapore being the first country to host the premiere season of the show, featuring 50 horses and 43 artists from around the world to play under the gleaming White Theatre Tent at Bayfront Avenue, beside the Sands Expo and Convention Centre
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