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SINGAPORE HIGHLIGHTS - WHAT'S GOING ON THIS JANUARY

Emma Petty Author: Emma Petty
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Last updated: 9 January 2019

January is a time for reflecting, making (or breaking) resolutions and starting afresh. Planning a trip to Singapore? Kick off 2019 with this month's ultimate Singapore to-do list!

1. SINGAPORE ART WEEK

Art addicts – rejoice! The 7th annual Singapore Art Week is back and better than ever. See what the city’s art community has to offer and feel inspired by over 100 scheduled events and exhibitions. From traditional pieces to contemporary practices, prepare to be amazed by Singapore’s upcoming and established talents.

When? 19-27 January


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2. THAIPUSAM FESTIVAL

Named after the star, Pusam, the Thaipusam festival celebrates giving thanks and is a day for devotees to celebrate the fulfilment of their vows. The festival honours Lord Subramaniam (also known as Lord Murugan), who represents virtue, youth and power, and is the destroyer of evil in the Hindu community. In Singapore, the religious festival brings together thousands of Hindu devotees who undergo a 4km walk through the city, ending by the Sri Thendayuthapani Temple.

You can witness the colourful procession between Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple at Serangoon Road and Sri Thendayuthapani Temple at Tank Road, as some lanes are closed to traffic for the occasion.

When? 21 January


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3. i LIGHT SINGAPORE

And just when you think the city can’t get any more beautiful – the annual i Light Singapore comes to town, showcasing a huge host of light installations to promote a more sustainable way of living. The theme this year? Bridges of time. You heard us. Head to the Marina Bay and immerse yourself in the luminous telling of the city’s history and its connection to the rest of the world. This year, installations can also be seen from the Civic District, the Singapore River and Fort Canning Park.

When? 28 January to 24 February


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4. KOMYUNITI AT YOTEL SINGAPORE

Eat, drink and be social at KOMYUNITI, the latest dining experience at YOTEL Singapore. Take a break from exploring the Lion City and enjoy a cocktail from the brand-new cocktail menu, curated by Bar Manager, As’ad Isnin. At the heart of Singapore on Orchard Rd, KOMYUNITI is the place to be and be seen!

 


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