5 Things To Do In May 2015

Singapore Fashion Week

Date: 13 May 2015 – 17 May 2015
Time: Varies
Venue: Tent @ Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238873
Admission: $58.50 – $180

If you’re wondering what Singapore Fashion Week is, it’s basically the new, rebranded Audi Fashion Festival. The fashion event is the only one in Singapore to showcase established local and regional designers alongside iconic international labels. This year, the line-up includes Diane von Furstenberg, Thai-American designer Thakoon Panichgul and fashion icon Victoria Beckham. Get your tickets here.

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Singapore Food Expo

Date: 29 May 2015 – 2 June 2015
Time: 11am – 10pm
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 4, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Admission: Free

A haven for foodies everywhere, the Singapore Food Expo returns for another round of good eats…all in one building. The 5-day event will tantalise your tastebuds with an array of food and drink exhibitors – including Katong Laksa, Mr. Popiah and City Satay. For a full list of exhibitors, see here.

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Swan Lake

Date: 28 May 2015 – 31 May 2015
Time: Thursday & Friday: 7:30pm, Saturday: 2pm & 7:30pm, Sunday: 1pm & 6pm
Venue: Sands Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Admission: $55 – $175

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (aka the world’s most famous ballet) makes its way to our shores for the first time at the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. The 55-member St Petersburg Ballet will charm you with their skilled moves, amazing costumes and intricate sets in this classic tale of love and bravery. Get your tickets here.

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National Vertical Marathon

Date: 24 May 2015
Time: TBC
Venue: One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Admission: $20 – $30

So instead of running around Singapore, somebody thought it would be a better idea to…climb 63 storeys at One Raffles Place? In this vertical marathon organised by the NTU Sports Club, you can choose from the individual, team and relay categories – so you can either climb solo, or make a team bonding experience out of it. Go on, challenge yourself with something new. Register here.

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Great Singapore Sale

Date: 29 May 2015 – 26 July 2015
Time: Varies
Venue: Varies
Admission: Varies

Ahh, the famous three-letter word that brings joy to many in Singapore – Great Singapore Sale (GSS). Not that you don’t already know, but the GSS period is the best time of the year to score great deals. For eight glorious weeks, enjoy amazing offers and promotions on everything from clothes to electronics. For a list of deals available during the GSS period, click here. MasterCard holders also get exclusive privileges.

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Backstreet Boys Live in Singapore

Date: 2 May 2015
Time: 8pm
Venue: The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
Admission: Sold Out!

OK, so we know we said 5 things to do this month, and the tickets for this concert are sold out…but that doesn’t mean you can’t stalk the Backstreet Boys at the concert venue right? And in case you’re wondering, most of the Backstreet Boys are in their late 30s and early 40s – but I mean, who can forget their chart-topping hits like I Want It That Way and Shape Of Your Heart?! You know you love singing along to those songs.

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