Summer is officially here! As you well know, Singapore regularly hosts a variety of interesting and exciting events all year round – from concerts and art events to open air cinemas and city tours… Everything you can imagine is all here in sunny Singapore.
For the month of May, you can take your movie-watching experience to a whole new level by seeing a film on the beach, and enjoy other fun-filled happenings in the city including Shakespeare in the Park, huge concerts from big names like Harry Styles and Dua Lipa among others, and the ONE Championship Showcase in Singapore.
Events in Singapore this May 2018
The Luxe Art Museum, 6 Handy Road, #02-01, Singapore 229234
One of the biggest names in the beauty industry, Chanel, is set to transform the Luxe Art Museum into a one-of-a-kind beauty pop-up that is said to be one of the biggest beauty showcases in Singapore to date. Adopting the game arcade theme for this year’s edition, Chanel will put up booths with arcade video game consoles where guests can also check out the Cruise 2018 Make-up Collection Éclat et Transparence, which will give you that perfect sun-kissed shimmer and light summer-themed shades and colours. Be ready for some light shopping for some exclusive items in this unique beauty product showcase that will perfectly match your summer look goals.
Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa
Singapore Summer isn’t the same without the annual Peroni Sunset Cinema. The event has become the place to be at during summertime – and why not? Who wouldn’t like the idea of lounging by the scenic Tanjong Beach Walk watching recent flicks like Battle of the Sexes, The Shape of Water, Wonder, and others? Check out the complete movie line-up available on the event’s website and snag tickets as soon as you can as they can run out very quickly.
Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore 734007
The name needs no further introduction. Fans of the British pop heartthrob will be bringing his act to Singapore stage, and this time with indie girl group, Warpaint, to open the show. The event will be nothing short of uncontained excitement and pure fun, as followers of the former boy band standout will get to experience Styles’ new sound which leans more to a classic rock vibe, and of course, a delightful round of some of his hits which include ‘Sweet Creature’ and ‘Sign of the Times’ that’ll surely blow your eyes out (hopefully, not literally).
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022
As famous party place Zouk turns 27 this year, expect them to bring in some of the biggest names in the club scene, bannered by helmeted and masked DJ Marshmello to set the dance floor ablaze. The wildly talented DJ was first discovered for his work on Soundcloud and has come a long way since, and is now one of the most dominating hit-makers in the EDM landscape, known for his insanely addicting hook-driven future bass sound.
4 May, The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617
One of 2017’s biggest breakthrough acts, Dua Lipa, will strut her stuff on an even bigger Singapore stage this month. With numerous awards on her belt, the multi-awarded singer will showcase some of her record-breaking hits such as “New Rules” and “IDGAF” when she takes over the Star Theatre on May 4.
F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Blvd, Singapore 038975
This year’s edition of the Star Wars Run in Singapore looks to bring in the usual and even more loaded title-themed activities aside from the competitive fun run events. In our previous post, we have shared some of the exciting things to look forward to on this epic galaxy-shaking event that is open to families and individuals of all ages, whether you are into competitive running or are just a fan of the epic franchise.
8 May, Zepp@BIGBOX, 1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521
On the 20th year anniversary of their first studio album, “Word Gets Around”, which established them as rock icons of the late ‘90s until now, Welsh rock band Stereophonics will be coming here in Singapore to promote their tenth and latest studio album as well as to indulge fans with their anthem-like hits such as Dakota, Have a Nice Day, and Maybe Tomorrow, as they always have through the years.
12 May, Objectifs, 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977
The self-made iconic Singaporean photographer, Lui Hock Seng, will be having a book launching event this month of a compilation of his work dating back to the ‘60s and ‘70s collectively known as “Passing Time”. The book provides a doorway to Singaporean life in the past and the master’s insightful techniques which he has honed through the years. The event will also allow for a meet-and-greet session with Mr Lui, to help aspiring photographers pick a page or two from the master himself.
Kallang Theatre, Kallang Theatre No. 1 Stadium Walk, Singapore 520341
Comedienne extraordinaire, Margaret Cho, who is best known for her work “Fresh Off the Boat” will be coming to Singapore for a night filled with laughter and insightful banter on topics such as addiction and abuse, Asianness, and Activism. It couldn’t get any more real than this. Stay long enough to see who gets the last laugh so you don’t regret it.
18 May, Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
It’s the Friday Fight Night you’ve been waiting for: get to watch three epic ONE title matches including Singapore’s current ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee versus veteran Japanese martial arts expert Mei Yamaguchi. The same night will witness matchups between 19-year old Christan Lee vs ONE Featherweight and Lightweight World title-holder Martin Nguyen, and the battle for the first ONE Super Series Muay Thai Flyweight World Championship. It’s the perfect event to enjoy a weekend filled with epic visions of your MMA idols vividly burnt in your mind.
Experience a Modern-day Romanticist’s take on Real-world events through Shakespeare in the Park – (May 2-27)
Fort Canning Park, River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
Fans of the great Shakespeare will get to enjoy a unique adaptation of Julius Caesar in relation to modern-day politics and global issues. As you would imagine of the Victorian period, the show will be nothing short of extravagant stages, theatrics, and costume designs. Also, fans of the brilliant actress-director, Jo Kukathas will bring life to the character of Julius Caesar in this unique production that is one of the highlights of this month’s series of events in Singapore.