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  • Download Toolkits - YourSingapore.com
    Toolkits Tweet Download Toolkits Organise business events in our exciting city Singapore offers a wealth of opportunities for business travellers with a dynamic business environment and varied leisure options Whether you re planning or attending a business or MICE event you can be sure that your Singapore experience will be a fruitful and enjoyable one Read our brochures to find out why Singapore is a great destination to hold your

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/mice/en/plan-your-event/download-toolkits.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Attending or Planning Events in Singapore - YourSingapore.com
    Calendar Current and upcoming business events With its dynamic business environment world class infrastructure skilled workforce and strong trade links Singapore is a choice destination for international companies to hold business and MICE events Have a view of upcoming business events happening in our bustling city including conventions and exhibitions Fill your itinerary with events you ll like to participate in or plan your own event around related events for

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/mice/en/events-calendar/events-calendar.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Have Your Business Event Listed - YourSingapore.com
    Event Make an Enquiry How can we help Send us a message using our enquiry form Submit now Have Your Business Event Listed Tweet Submit Your Event Publicise your business or MICE event If your business or MICE event is scheduled to be held in Singapore soon you may submit your event for a listing in our Convention and Exhibition Calendar Download and complete this form and email it to

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  • Lion Dance - YourSingapore.com
    Ann Siang Hill Club Street Haji Lane Dempsey Hill Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Lion Dance Overview TripAdvisor Review Celebrating Good Fortune The lion dance is a pugilistic performance that is mainly performed on occasions such as official openings of buildings offices and shops in Singapore and especially during festivals like Chinese New Year Celebrating Good Fortune The Chinese in Singapore believe that the lion brings forth good fortune Legend has it that a monstrous creature the Nien would destroy the fields crops and animal of farmers each year on the eve of Chinese New Year To put an end to the animal s ravaging the villagers put together a fearsome model of an animal using bamboo and paper and manipulated it like a puppet to scare off the ferocious Nien along with the loud and persistent banging of drums Their ingenious plan was followed with success and henceforth the lion dance was performed annually to celebrate it The best time and place to witness lion dance performances is on the eve of Chinese New Year in Chinatown where you can also enjoy the Chinatown Street Light Up at the same time Highlights More About Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is a major highlight in Singapore s calendar of events The month of January and February is when Chinatown and major streets come alive in resplendent red hues to herald the coming Experience it at Chinatown For a fascinating peek into Singapore s Chinese culture and history

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  • Chinatown - YourSingapore.com
    a makeover in recent years it is still a fascinating and exciting place to spend a day in Chinois Chic Chinatown is one of the must see cultural enclaves for visitors heading to Singapore The heart of Chinatown is a bustling colourful mix of old and new from family run goldsmiths and medicine halls to textile stores and dim sum restaurants Popular bakeries like Tong Heng Oriental Pastry on South Bridge Road tea houses like Kwong Chen on Sago Street hawker stalls as well as stylish bars along Club Street are also housed in this precinct making Chinatown a well balanced heartland If you re looking for a unique place to stay in a fascinating and cultural location the boutique hotels of Chinatown might just be it The Scarlet is a bold and uninhibited hotel located along Erskine Road and features plush and opulent décor Adjacent to it is The Club occupying a newly white washed building that dates back to the 1900s The Club plays on an east meets west theme and gives a new perspective on Singapore s rich history and heritage For a mix of old world architecture and designer interiors visit Hotel 1929 and New Majestic Hotel both housed in conservation shop houses Hotel 1929 features a selection of unusual and classic chairs from the owner s private collection as well as 20th century photos of olden Singapore For a taste of the New Asia genre drop by New Majestic Hotel From the open concept lobby with vintage Compton fans and furniture to its dramatic pool that floats above the restaurant New Majestic Hotel is a stunning and eclectic blend of heritage chic Stop at the impressive Chinatown Heritage Centre to get a cultural introduction of this neighbourhood Housed in three beautifully restored shophouses along Pagoda Street you ll get to learn about Chinatown s social history and development via photographs recorded oral interviews and exhibits allowing you to retrace the journeys made by Singapore s earliest Chinese migrants There are also several prominent religious landmarks in the area and you might be surprised to see that there are also Hindu temples and mosques amongst them Both the Sri Mariamman Temple and Jamae Mosque on South Bridge Road are among the oldest places of worship in Singapore while a little further on down the road you can also find the visually stunning Buddha Tooth Relic Temple which reputedly contains a tooth of the Buddha In addition to the nearby Chinatown Complex and Maxwell Food Centre the culinary enthusiasts among you will be glad to know that Smith Street one of the main roads within Chinatown closes to vehicular traffic after dark Here at the Chinatown Food Street you can enjoy alfresco dining at this hawker centre that serves up all the best local dishes For a fascinating peek into Singapore s Chinese culture and history Chinatown is a good place to start Here you ll enjoy a mix of heritage shopping as well as a good

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  • Christmas on a Great Street - YourSingapore.com
    shopping district Orchard Road The glitzy street has been ranked among the top 10 in Frommers World s Best Holiday Lights 10 Decorated Cities and Lonely Planet s Top 10 Christmas Markets of the World The celebration in Singapore features shopping promotions and festivities with daily lucky draws and prizes This Christmas find out why the world famous Orchard Road was recently ranked the most beautiful avenue in the world by French agency Presence The 2 2km stretch of malls will be donned in spectacular lights a visual spectacle that has made it to prestigious lists such as Frommers World s Best Holiday Lights 2010 and the Lonely Planet s Top 10 Christmas Markets of the World 2011 as well as garnered awards such as the International Downtown Association Merit Achievement Award 2012 Don t miss this opportunity to see the malls competing against each other in Orchard Road s annual Best Dressed Building contest leading up to the Switch on Ceremony on November 17 to be officially launched by Singapore s President Dr Tony Tan at ION Orchard For a closer view of the lights and décor hop on the HiPPO open top bus tours and enjoy a full sensory experience of Christmas in Singapore s most famous district Apart from the dreamy display of lights there will also be shopping promotions and street festivities to make your trip worthwhile Shoppers using VISA cards stand to redeem more than 300 000 worth of shopping rewards during the Shop with VISA Orchard season from November 17 2012 to January 6 2013 Event Details CATEGORY Family Shopping Date From 17 Nov 2012 Sat To 6 Jan 2013 Sun TICKETING DETAILS Free VENUE Orchard Road Enlarge map GETTING THERE Nearest MRT Station Somerset Event Website Christmas on a Great Street Full calendar

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  • Celebrate Christmas in Singapore 2012 - YourSingapore.com
    is a time for friends family and loving hearts so make a date to be at Singapore s greatest shopping strip where week long festivities are bound to put a smile on your face There will be a wonderful float parade nightly performances dioramas depicting your favourite stories mass carolling under a giant Christmas tree and even a concert on Christmas Day Every and anyone on Orchard Road is invited to the week long Christmas festivities with nightly stage performances beautiful floats as well as heartwarming dioramas depicting the Christmas Story including the Nativity scene The true to life sets will also feature actors dressed as Roman soldiers shepherds and maidens Take photos with them to your heart s content a charming memento and certainly Facebook worthy Christmas isn t Christmas without carolling and ditto last year the celebrations at Orchard Road will include a carolling choir comprising up to 1 000 participants singing at the Orchard Road Christmas tree Finally on Christmas Day there will be a grand concert themed Christmas is Love to be held between Scotts Road and Bideford Road and gorgeous floats will be parked there for close up photo taking opportunities Planning to hit the party with friends and family Make sure you gear up for the pre concert workout which is on its own a lovely bonding exercise Event Details CATEGORY Family Shopping Date From 17 Dec 2012 Mon To 25 Dec 2012 Tue DURATION OPENING HOURS 7pm 11pm TICKETING DETAILS Free VENUE Orchard Road Marina Bay Enlarge map GETTING THERE Nearest MRT Station Orchard CONTACT PERSON EVENT ORGANIZER Celebrate Christmas in Singapore Limited 65 6438 3515 Event Website www celebratechristmasinsingapore org Full calendar What s happening this week SHOW ME Arts Culture Family Nightlife Entertainment Copyright 2010 Singapore Tourism Board All rights reserved

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  • Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2013 - YourSingapore.com
    live performances and a fireworks display Join in the New Year countdown celebrations at the scenic Marina Bay and take in the sight of the wishing spheres afloat in the aptly named Bay of Hope Light You can pen your wishes for the coming year on the wishing spheres located at malls island wide throughout December Don t miss the exciting live performances and breathtaking fireworks display at this event On the last day of 2012 come down to the scenic Marina Bay and usher in the New Year as a part of the enthusiastic crowd enjoying the special line up of performances Before the event wishing spheres will be distributed across various shopping malls in Singapore throughout December so you can pen your wishes for your loved ones in the year ahead These spheres will be set afloat in the Bay of Hope Light forming a mesmerising visual arts display as a backdrop to the free outdoor theatre performances that will entertain you for the countdown party Jointly organised by Esplanade and the Urban Redevelopment Authority this event aims to bring people from all walks of life together for a grand celebration to mark the beginning of the year Bring your friends and family to join in the festivities and witness a breathtaking display of fireworks as you ring in the New Year Event Details CATEGORY Family Entertainment Date 31 Dec 2012 Mon TICKETING DETAILS Free VENUE Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade Esplanade Waterfront Enlarge map GETTING THERE Nearest MRT Station Marina Bay and Esplanade CONTACT PERSON EVENT ORGANIZER Urban Redevelopment Authority 65 6828 8367 Event Website www marina bay sg countdown Full calendar What s happening this week SHOW ME Arts Family Nightlife Shopping Entertainment Copyright 2010 Singapore Tourism Board All rights reserved Find us on Facebook Twitter Youtube

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