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Singapore showcases future tourist events, attractions

Aug 10, 2011

The Universal Studios Theme Park (Opened)

Spearheading Singapore's transformation into an entertainment hub is the theme park at the Resorts World Sentosa. Visitors can look forward to two new movie-themed attractions this year based on the animated film Madagascar and the box-office favourite Transformers.

ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands (Opened)

The museum is an architectural wonder: With its lotus-inspired design, the 50,000 square feet museum, which contains 21 gallery spaces, aims to be a magnet for the growing ArtScience movement globally and serve as a leading venue for major international touring exhibitions.

Louis Vuitton Island (Expected to open in Sep 2011)

Louis Vuitton's celebrated Island Maison concept comes to Southeast Asia for the first time with a store opening at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands in September.

Marine Life Park at Resorts World (Expected to open in 2012)

Set to be the largest oceanarium in the world, the Marine Life Park is where families come for a whale of a time.

Gardens by the Bay (Expected to open in June 2012)

Gardens by the Bay spans 101 hectares of prime waterfront real estate at the heart of Singapore's new downtown in Marina Bay and stands out as a gem on the "necklace of attractions" at Marina Bay.

River Safari (Expected to open 3rd quarter of 2012)

The River Safari is an upcoming river-themed zoo which is slated to open in 2012. The safari, which will be nestled between its two counterparts the Singapore Zoo and the Night Safari, will feature river ecosystems from various parts of the word including the Mississippi, the Nile and the Amazon.

Upcoming shows and events

The Singapore Grand Prix (23-25 Sep 2011)

This annual F1 Championship is a night race, made even more unique because it is held in a street circuit located in the heart of Singapore's Marina Bay area.

Da:ns Festival 2011 (Sep 2011)

This annual festival showcases works from imaginative newcomers to world-class choreographers across all dance genres, as well as provides boundless opportunities to participate and learn your favourite dance style.

Swan Lake on Ice (Sep 2011)

The world's premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperials Ice Stars, are back with a dynamic new interpretation of their award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake on Ice.

Pesta Raya 2011 (Oct 2011)

The annual Pesta Raya festival celebrates Malay arts by Malay artists from Southeast Asia and around the world. Comprising both ticketed and free performances, the festival features an exciting line-up of some of the best traditional and contemporary Malay artists presenting vibrant works of dance, theatre and music.

Singapore Sun Festival (29 Oct - 7 Nov 2011)

Singapore Sun Festival has gained accolades for its ability to celebrate The Art of Living through the seven disciplines of visual arts, literature, music, wellness and cuisine in one premium multi-arts event.

F1 Power Boat Race (20 Nov 2011)

Hot on the heels of September's Singapore Grand Prix F1 race, the waters at Marina Bay will come alive with high speed powerboats.

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (Dec 2011)

The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore is the most successful home grown sporting event, and its arrival each year is greeted with excitement and passion by all on this sport-loving island.

Singapore Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concerts (Dec 2011)

The music and magic of Christmas come alive at the SSO Christmas Concerts, as Lim Yau leads the SSO, the Singapore Symphony Chorus and the Singapore Symphony Children's Choir in a night of popular carols and yuletide melodies.

Singapore showcases future tourist events, attractions
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Source: Singapore High Commission/The Brunei Times

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