Written By Spriha Mishra
This longer-than-usual month of February might pass by all too soon given how much there is to see and do this leap year. From Chinese New Year celebrations to music festivals and concerts, February is jam-packed with activities for everyone to experience.
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Watch Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s (SCCC) Roof Garden transform with larger-than-life pineapples, piles of gold, and gigantic mahjong tiles to usher in a prosperous Chinese New Year with Huat Huat Land. Check out a series of murals designed by award-winning local illustrator Lee Xin Li, and learn more about how Chinese New Year is celebrated in Singapore.
Redeem SCCC’s limited-edition interactive AR red packet by posting of photo of yourself at Huat Huat Land on social media with the hashtag #HuatHuatLand.
Date(s): Till 8 February
Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Tanjong Pagar
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The Singapore Airshow, asia’s largest aerospace and defence event, features an exciting line-up of aircraft and breathtaking aerobatic displays this year. Apart from the spectacular flying displays, the event will also give guests a chance to explore the latest aerospace technology and check out the aircraft on display. Stay for photo and autograph opportunities at the meet-the-pilot sessions.
Date(s): 15 to 16 February
Venue: Changi Exhibition Centre
Price: From $27
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The popular 90’s boyband, 98°, is back with a heavy dose of nostalgia this February.
The R&B-inspired pop group scored six Top 20 hits during the peak of their success. After a long break, the group headlined their own tour in 2016 and released a Christmas album in 2018. Some of their hits include I Do (Cherish You), Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche), and The Hardest Thing.
Date(s): 20 February
Venue: The Star Theatre
Price: From $98
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STEREOFEST will be the largest Malay music festival in Singapore, featuring about 20 of the biggest acts from Indonesia, Malaysia & Singapore. The lineup includes New Boyz, Zee Avi, Ayda Jebat, ANBS and Jaz.
The festival will also offer a Festival Village housing delicious local treats, a shopping destination and plenty of activities for everyone.
Date(s): 22 to 23 February
Venue: Palawan Green, Siloso Beach View
Price: From $68
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Rupaul’s Drag Race, the nine-time Emmy-winning reality TV competition, is touring Asia this February.
The new Werq The World Tour will feature past winners and contestants including Aquaria, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls and Violet Chachki, as well as new favourites from Season 11 – Plastique Tiara, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo and Yvie Oddly. Judge Michelle Visage will join the performers on stage.
Date(s): 27 February
Venue: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre
Price: From $108
6) Garden Beats
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Garden Beats is an experimental music and arts festival with a focus on community and the environment. The seventh edition of the festival will feature British alternative rock band FOALS, American singer-songwriter Sabrina Claudio and Italian electro-pop duo Gioli & Assia.
Besides the main stage, Garden Beats will also feature an additional side stage for regional indie and electronic musicians, a zen garden for activities such as meditation, dance and theatre performances, art installations, workshops and a food village.
Date(s): 29 February
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Price: From $148
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