Islamic Art at the Asian Civilisations Museum
Two exhibitions, Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia and Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts, at the Asian Civilisations Museum showcase an amazing array of Islamic art spanning across many centuries and regions. Expect to see works such as wooden sculptures, precious metal objects, ceramics, batik textiles, paintings and architectural elements.
Date and time: Islamic Arts From Southeast Asia runs from July 7, 2012 to January 20, 2013, while Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum runs from July 19 to October 28 2012 at 1 – 7pm (Monday), 9am – 7pm (Tuesday to Saturday), 9am – 9pm (Friday)
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Formula 1 For Everyone by Singtel
This roadshow brings the excitement of the Singapore Grand Prix to you, with race-inspired balloon sculptures, caricature drawings and giveaways. Take part in contests to be the fastest person to suit up like a racecar driver, and an electric go-kart race. The fastest drivers from the series of roadshows will compete for the ultimate prize of a pair of passes to an exclusive autograph session with F1 drivers.
Date and time: July 21 & 22, 10am onwards
Venue: Jurong Central Park
Appreciating Art Lecture Series
Let Singapore Art Museum curators take you on a seven-session lecture series, discussing how recent developments in Southeast Asia’s cultural, social and political scenes have shaped its contemporary art, with reference to important works that have been in SAM’s collection. Speakers include SAM director, Tan Boon Hui.
Date and time: July 20 – September 21 (Fridays, except 10 Aug, 24 Aug and 31 Aug), 7.30 – 9pm
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum
Price: $12 per session, 20% discount for purchase of all 7 sessions. Tickets available at SAM and SISTIC.
Asia Global Bellydance Competition
Dancers from Korea, Taiwan and Japan will be shimmying their way through a bellydance gala show on 21 July and the Asia competition on 22 July. If you’ve never seen live bellydance before, this is your chance to get up close and personal with this dance genre!
Date and time: July 21 & 22, 7.30pm
Zouk’s resident DJs Eclipse and Hong, Electro-House and Techno kings respectively, will be showing off their skills on the decks all night long. Claim your spot on the dancefloor because this night promises to hit all the right notes.
Date: July 20
Price: $25 / $32 (includes 2 drinks)
Epic! With Mat Zo and djB
London-based DJ-producer Mat Zo has been dominating the Beatport charts with his Trance and Progressive House cuts, and hits like “Frequency Flyer” and “Bipolar”. He claimed a spot at #66 on DJ Mag’s Top 100 at the tender age of 20 and to date has played stages like New York’s Electric Zoo, Los Angeles’ Audiotistic and London’s SW4. This is one rising DJ superstar you can’t afford to miss.
Date: July 21
Price: $28 / $35
Sentosa BBQ by the Beach
Sentosa means business at their BBQ, as their cooking method involves a Polynesian traditional oven in a pit, called the Imu. Seafood will be wrapped in fata paper or banana leaf and cooked in the Imu over hot coals. Guests can savour an array of seafood such as clams, mussels, prawns, squid, fish and crab, all grilled in this unique way, and accompanied by eight homemade barbeque sauces.
Date and time: From now until July 22, 6pm – 12am (last order at 10.30pm)
Venue: Siloso Beach, between Coastes and Azzura Beach Club
Millennium British Fair
This fun fair will showcase signature English food and drinks, such as Fish & Chips, Bangers & Mash and Shepherd’s pie. Look forward to demonstrations by Fencing Singapore, as well as a lucky draw, with prizes including a week’s holiday for two in London and a stay at the Millennium London Knightsbridge Hotel. For more information, call 6739 6565.
Date and time: July 21 & 22
Venue: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Level 2
Price: Free (coupons need to be purchased for food and games)
Dragon’s Tooth Straits Food Village
Indulge your senses at this gastronomic adventure along the scenic waterfront promenade with stalls selling local seafood delicacies, and enjoy nostalgic hand-puppet performances as you tuck into your food.
Date and time: July 20 – 22, 4pm – 10pm daily
Venue: Vivocity, Waterfront Promenade, Level 1