Foodies rejoice as gourmet food festival Savour 2014 returns this month, from March 6 to 9, 2014, at The Promontory@Marina Bay. Sample top dishes from Singapore restaurants and learn from the best at culinary workshops conducted by Andre Chiang, Bruno Menard and more top chefs from Singapore and beyond.
Date and Time: March 5 to 9, 2014
Venue: The Promontory@Marina Bay
Prices: From $45; more information on SISTIC and at the official Savour webpage.
VIETNAMESE CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION
This exhibition presents an Asian perspective of the world, showcasing contemporary paintings by 53 year old Vietnamese artist Hong Viet Dung, and works by up-and-coming young Vietnamese talents, namely Tran Quang Huan, Pham Hoang Anh, Nguyen Hai Anh, Nguyen Thi Hoai Thuong, Do Ngoc Cuong and Le Anh Can.
Date: March 7 to 16, 2014
Venue: Ion Art Gallery, Level 4, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn
WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION 2014
From 8 to 30 March, 154 stunning photos by the world’s top 54 photographers will be on show in the iconic setting of Raffles Hotel. The award-winning photos form an eyewitness record of global events from the previous year, giving the viewer a chance to revisit some of the most significant moments of 2012, such as the Syrian conflict and the London Olympic Games. From a total of 103,481 images submitted to the 56th contest by 5,666 photographers, these photos were judged to be the best across nine categories. Of these entries 23 photographers were from Singapore.
Date: March 8 to 30, 2014
Venue: Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road
WHOLESOME MARCH AFTERNOON TEA AT AXIS BAR AND LOUNGE
With most people turning to health-conscious diets these days, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore offers an almost guilt-free indulgence for the month of March. Feast to your heart’s content with the uplifting and well-balanced Afternoon Tea at Axis Bar and Lounge, available throughout the month of March. The repast includes delicious desserts and savoury canapés made with healthier alternatives, such as organic ingredients, whole grains and seeds.
Date: March 1 to 31, 2014
Venue: Axis Bar and Lounge, level 4, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue
Admission: $42/$80 (two people). Make your reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 68853500
NAILS FOR A CAUSE
Get your nails done and make a difference to someone’s life today. In partnership with the Singapore Cancer Society, a beneficiary of cervical cancer, Parkway Parade aims to raise awareness and bring smiles to women everywhere by hosting the largest manicure event “Nails for A Cause”. All proceeds will go to fundraising to benefit the Singapore Cancer Society.
Date: March 8, 2014
Venue: Parkway Parade Level 1 Atrium, 80 Marine Parade Road
LOOF PRESENTS SAMMY BANANAS
Brooklyn producer and one of the first artists to join the influential Fool’s Gold roster, Sammy Bananas lives up to his name by crafting ecstatic, soul-flavoured tracks dusted with pop reference and raw nostalgia. He has remixed for big names like Chromeo and Tinashe, rocked dance floors in over 100 cities across the globe, and shared stages with the likes of A-Trak, Kenny Dope and Holy Ghost. Expect nothing less than a uniquely funky night on the Looftop.
Date: March 8, 2014
Venue: Loof, 331 North Bridge Road, #03-07, Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop
LA NAVE (THE SHIP) FILM SCREENING
The Italian Cultural Institute presents a rare Silent movie La Nave (The Ship) from 1921 about the birth of the city of Venice. The Film will be screened for the first time in Singapore and it will be accompanied by a live piano recital by acclaimed Maestro Vincent Chen. The film Captions will be recited live in English by Ms. Rachel Tay and Ms. Hannah Lucas. The special screening will be introduced by Prof. Andrea Nanetti from Nanyang Technological University who will talk about the film and the concept of “Birth of a Nation” that inspired this motion picture.
Date: March 9, 2014
Venue: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street
I LIGHT MARINA BAY FESTIVAL BAZAAR
There is always a time and place to shop anywhere. Expect a unique bazaar experience with a wide variety of merchandise ranging from light gadgets, collectible items to fashion apparel and accessories at affordable prices.
Date: March 7 to 30 (Every Saturday and Sunday), 2014
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Event Square
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- international women's day
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