5 Things To Do In January 2019

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Date: 22 December 2018 – 24 March 2019

Time: 4pm – 11pm

Venue: Bayfront Event Space

Admission: Free. Credits can be purchased for rides and food.

Challenge yourself (and stomach) at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, which covers 23,000 square metres of the Bayfront event space with sweet and savoury street eats, iconic game booths and heart-stopping rides from Europe. Hop on the Wave Swinger to get a different perspective of the carnival landscape, or brave the Spring Break for a head-spinning experience. Purchase your credits online to score some extras, and don’t forget to get a fast track pass ($30 each) while you’re at it.

(Source: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival Facebook)

 ‘s… Taeyeon Concert in Singapore

Date: 12 January 2019

Time: 6pm

Venue: Singapore EXPO Hall 1

Admission: $148 – $288. Get your tickets here.

It’s been three years since Taeyeon’s (of Girls’ Generation fame) solo debut hit “I”, but her music career is still going strong. Her second tour will stop in Singapore for the first time this January, with a full-fledged showcase of her popular hits. With Taeyeon’s reputation as a bona fide K-pop star, fans can look forward to an exciting live performance as she belts out tunes and shows off her dance moves.

(Source: SISTIC)

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2019

Date: 16 – 27 January 2019

Admission: Get your tickets here.

The annual M1 Singapore Fringe Festival will take place this month, with a lineup of theatrical performances, art installations, live music and forums to spark conversations.

Explore the satirical documentation of construction sites in Singapore by Sean Cham (“This Is Where”) and the story of a 50-something Lebanese actress who revisits her dreams, desires and roles while struggling with osteoporosis, obesity and depression (“Jogging: Theatre in Progress”).

(Source: M1 Fringe Festival Facebook)

Japan Film Festival 2019

Date: 18 January 2019 – 10 February 2019

Venue: Shaw Theatres Lido

Learn more about the world through the Japanese perspective, as the Japan Film Festival brings you a series of curated films over the course of a month. Catch the final installment of Chihaya Ayase’s tale about juggling school work, relationships and national championships in “Chihayafuru”, or witness the Ryukichi family overcoming challenges to integrate into Japanese society as Koreans in “Yakiniku Dragon”.

(Source: Japan Film Festival)

Psyche! By Australia’s Top Mentalist and Mind Reader Phoenix

Date: 26 January 2019

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Capitol Theatre

Admission: $78 – $140. Get your tickets here.

Known as the “rock star of mind reading”, professional mentalist and mind reader Phoenix will be making his debut in Singapore on 26 January. Highlights from his show include hypnotising acts, mind-reading and an incredible water escape as the finale.

(Source: Phoenix – Mentalist & Hypnotist Facebook)