We’re into the second month of 2019 and the fun’s just getting started! Aside from the Chinese New Year festivities, get ready to be treated to a spectacular lineup of events that you will not want to miss – from bangin’ concerts to artsy festivals and more!
Now to 24 Feb: iLight Singapore 2019
The annual sustainable light art festival is back again with a special edition held in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration. Featuring a total of 33 locally and internationally designed installations, each creative art piece utilises energy-saving lighting which don’t just look good for Instagram – but it’s also a great way to encourage the uptake of sustainable habits in our daily lives. For a complete guide on what highlights to check out, click here!
Admission is free, visit iLight Singapore for more information.
Now to 24 Feb: Light to Night Festival
Be involved in a multi-sensory experience which features a slew of art programmes, interactive artworks and installations that aim to invoke new outlooks on symbolic moments in Singapore’s history. The Light to Night Festival is held in seven zones within the entire civic district, which also includes the ART X SOCIAL festival food village where you’ll find a wide array of food and craft stalls!
Admission to festival is free unless otherwise stated. Visit Light to Night Festival for more information.
Now to 24 Feb: Lucy Liu and Shubigi Rao – Unhomed Belongings
On top of being a Hollywood superstar, did you know that Lucy Liu is also an artist? In a joint exhibition with Singaporean artist Shubigi Rao, both artists presents a virtual dialogue where visitors are invited to examine seemingly ordinary objects that turn out to possess a few peculiarities when inspected upclose.
Admission is free, visit National Museum Singapore for more information.
Now to 24 Feb: State of Motion 2019 – A Fear of Monsters
Though most of us might be too proud to admit; we are all afraid of things that go bump in the night. From the legendary Pontianak to the Orang Minyak or oily man, all things supernatural have kept us entertained and unified in our fear of the unknown. State of Motion will attempt to push you out of your comfort zone as you learn to develop a deeper understanding of the history and direction that Asian horror has advanced in Southeast Asian art, film and popular culture.
Admission is free unless otherwise stated. Visit State of Motion for more information.
2 Feb: RuPaul’s Drag Race – Werq The World Tour [R18]
The worldwide drag phenomenon is finally here to make their official Singapore debut! Featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10 finalists Asia O’Hara, Eureka O’Hara and Kameron Michaels as well as fan favourites from past seasons Detox, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls and Violet Chachki, it’s looking to be a very fierce Saturday night worthy of the Drag Race Hall of Fame!
Tickets from $108, visit Apactix for more information.
3 to 10 Feb: River Hongbao 2019
Soak in the Lunar New Year atmosphere with larger-than-life lanterns that tell intriguing tales inspired by Chinese cultural legends and myths. Besides taking in the mesmerising sights, gear up for a night of fun over at the accompanying carnival which features over 20 thrilling rides and games, and comfort food you can indulge in from more than 40 different vendors!
Admission is free, visit River Hongbao for more information.
15 Feb: Blackpink 2019 World Tour [In Your Area] Singapore
Blinks, are you ready for an unforgettable night with the girls of BLACKPINK? The South Korean quartet is set make concert history in Singapore with a power-packed show that not only showcases their hit discography, but also each member’s dazzling solo stages.
Tickets from $128, visit SportsHub Tix for more information.
16 Feb to 17 Mar: The Future of Our Pasts Festival
In support of the Singapore Bicentennial, take a walk down memory lane and witness the nation’s history coming to life through creative and artistic mediums such as art installations, exhibitions and musical performances. Made possible by local and international tertiary students and recent graduates, come explore various themes through projects that interpret what the past, present and future will mean for our little red dot.
Admission is free unless otherwise stated. Visit The Future of Our Pasts Festival for more information.
18 Feb: Hyukoh Live in Singapore
Having been named one of the international acts to play at the legendary Coachella Music Festival this year, you won’t want to miss your chance to hear these boys live in Singapore! Returning to our shores for their sophomore show, the indie four-piece is back to enthrall us with their infectious melodies and signature sound in yet another night to remember.
Tickets from $88, visit APACTIX for more information.
20 Feb: Nickelback Feed The Machine Tour
Since forming the band almost 23 years ago, Canadian rock juggernaut Nickelback is no stranger to producing iconic singles that still resonate with fans today. Though this will be the first time the guys perform here as part of their Feed The Machine Tour, their seasoned discography of chart-topping smashes will guarantee that you have a rockin’ good time!
Tickets from $128, visit SISTIC for more information.
23 Feb: The Great Seungri Tour 2019 Live in Singapore
Having promised to return with The Great Seungri Tour during a visit to Singapore late last year, catch BIGBANG’s power maknae live as he entertains with his catchy tracks and outgoing personality.
Tickets from $148, visit APACTIX for more information.
25 Feb: Josh Groban Bridges Tour
Be amazed by the legendary vocals of global superstar Josh Groban in his debut concert in Singapore, as he takes you to a symphonic paradise with his renowned tunes accompanied by a full choir and orchestra.
Tickets from $108, visit SISTIC for more information.
27 Feb: Years & Years – The Palo Santo Tour
Let the trio from Years & Years take you on a musical journey in their very first full-length concert in Singapore! Featuring meaningful and well-crafted hits from their recent albums, the boys are ready to show you just how intuitively connected they are to the world of British pop.
Tickets from $88, visit APACTIX for more information.