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    Language

    English, Singlish, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil

    Best Time to Visit

    September, when F1 comes to town and the party scene is fully revved up.

    What to Pack

    Thin, breathable clothing so you won't mind getting sloshed with sweat.

    General Tips

    The Singaporean government began promoting art and culture in the city in the 1990s as a “gateway between the East and West,” and several of the largest arts event and festivals in South East Asia now take place in the city, notably Singapore Art Fair which takes place at the end of November annually.

    The six-week long Singapore International Festival of Arts celebrates theater, opera and dance in August and September, though at the iconic Esplanade, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra have their national home. The city has a particularly vibrant theater scene, supported by the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, and the Repertory Theatre.

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News & Features
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 17, 2018
Gajah Gallery in Singapore is hosting a solo exhibition by Suzann Victor showcasing her ongoing experiments with the...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 14, 2018
Pearl Lam Galleries in Singapore presents “Lingering Manifestations,” a group show featuring works by artists from...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 14, 2018
OTA Fine Arts will host “Geopolitical Grounds,” a group exhibition featuring five artists from different parts of...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 11, 2018
National Gallery Singapore takes a look back on some of the key art pieces, chronicles and untold stories that make...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 10, 2018
Chan + Hori Contemporary is hosting the second installment in the “EXP series” from May 10 through May 19, 2018 with...
Events
Hotels & Resorts
Budget
Boutique hotel with artists residency programmes.
Mid Range
All-inclusive boutique hotel.
Luxury | High-End
Iconic hotel known for its colonial architecture.
Mid Range
Liesure and Business Hotel.
Luxury | High-End
Luxurious hotel known for its dining options.
RESTAURANTs
Eclectic | From $190
Fusion food that's appealing in visuals and taste.
American | High-end
Elevated Californian fare on Sands SkyPark.
Cafe | From $40
Patesserie known for its iconic macaroons.
Eclectic | High End
Michelin-Star Restaurant by Chef Andre Chiang.
Asian
Must try Peranakan Cuisine.
SHOPPING
Fashion
Fashion store specializing in menswear.
Fashion | High-end
Lounge-worthy swimwear from Singapore
Fashion | Mid-range
Home of in-house label Democratic Society.
Furniture | Mid-range
Trendsetting furniture store for classics & more.
Collectibles | Mid-range
A cosy emporium of local design.