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  • Siloso Beach Party 2012 - YourSingapore.com
    at the famed Siloso Beach Party 2012 and count down to 2013 with the best DJs from all over the world From dusk to dawn the annual 12 hour party features four party arenas the main stage COASTES Azzura Beach Club and Wave House Sentosa where you can dance the night away to trance house and electro tunes Fuel up with the food and drink stands located on site Welcome 2013 with a bang at the annual Siloso Beach Party one of the largest year end countdown celebrations in Asia The merry making begins at 6pm and goes right into the morning of the New Year at four fabulous seaside locations each supported by a mix of local and international DJ superstars Pick a team the main arena for thumping chart toppers COASTES for laid back house the Azzura Beach Club for plush party tunes or Wave House Sentosa for electro spins and then get crazy This year s party will see a wide array of food and drinks to keep you fuelled up for 12 hours and will even feature the popular foam outdoor pool If it s great music mash ups that get you in a party mood the Siloso Beach Party is definitely the place to be with local hip hop trance and electro house influencers helming the decks Last year s line up included DJ Krumbs K Sly and Jensen who needs party poppers Event Details CATEGORY Nightlife Date 31 Dec 2012 Mon DURATION OPENING HOURS 6pm 6am TICKETING DETAILS 49 00 from Sistic VENUE Sentosa Siloso Beach Enlarge map GETTING THERE Nearest MRT Station Harbourfront CONTACT PERSON EVENT ORGANIZER Sentosa Development Corporation 65 6736 8672 Event Website www silosobeachparty com Full calendar What s happening this week SHOW ME Arts Family Nightlife Shopping Entertainment Copyright

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  • Indian Culture - YourSingapore.com
    Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Indian Culture Colourful and diverse As Singapore s third largest ethnic group the Indians form 9 2 of the country s population Interestingly Singapore today enjoys the distinction of one of the largest overseas Indian populations compared to other cities Most Indians migrated in after 1819 and while the earlier immigrants included a transient lot of workers soldiers and convicts the community had settled down by the mid 20th century Colourful and diverse Singapore provides a home to almost all major Indian ethnic groups the largest percentage of the Indian population in the country originates from South India 58 of Singapore s Indian residents comprise of people of ethnic Tamil ancestry while the minority Indian groups include Malayalees Punjabis Sindhis and Gujaratis among others Colourful and diverse Generally Indians are fairly active in preserving and practicing their religion customs and festivals in order to maintain a bond with their native country Most regard Little India as a home away from home Religion Culture 55 of Singapore s ethnic Indians are Hindu and there are roughly 30 Hindu temples in the country with two gazetted as National Monuments of Singapore Displaying 3 of 3 results Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple Sri Thandayuthapani Temple Sri Mariamman Temple Festivals Deepavali Diwali or Festival of Lights celebrates the victory of good over evil and marks the Indian New Year while another noteworthy Indian festival is Thaipusam See all Displaying 3 of 17 results Annalakshmi Thaipusam Little India Arcade Arts Singapore boasts various Indian schools of classical music dance and theatre offering training in Carnatic and Hindustani vocal music and Bharata Natyam Kathak and Kathakali dance among others See all Displaying 3 of 4 results Bhaskar s Arts Academy

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  • Little India - YourSingapore.com
    fact that many of olden day trades can still be found by its roadsides alleys and back lanes Fortune tellers and their parrots flower vendors selling garlands of jasmine kachang puteh roasted nuts sellers on pushcarts and street side newspaper vendors are just some of the interesting sights to be found Amid the pungent fragrances of spices and blooms is Serangoon Road and its inner lanes like Campbell Lane Dunlop Street and Hindon Road Here look out for stalls selling Ayurvedic massage oils gold incense and fabrics in a variety of textures For a glimpse of Hindu rituals do stop by the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Kali While in this cultural enclave don t pass up the opportunity to dine in well established restaurants like Komala Villas Banana Leaf Apolo and Muthu s Curry where you ll find spicy classic South Indian fare Or taste some of the best Indian hawker food in Singapore such as roti prata dough flat bread and thosai Indian styled pancakes at Tekka Market and Food Centre For unique accommodation stay at Wanderlust located at 2 Dickson Road This experimental boutique hotel occupies a building that was originally an old school in the 1920s Each of the four levels of the hotel is designed by award winning Singaporean design agencies with themes such as Industrial Glam and Eccentricity No trip to Little India is complete without an all night shopping spree at the 24 hour emporium Mustafa Centre located at the corner of Serangoon and Syed Alwi Roads Despite its modest exterior Mustafa Center is a treasure trove of household knick knacks decorative items foodstuff Indian spices apparel and textiles electronic items and more at some of the lowest fixed prices in Singapore Like most areas in Singapore Little

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  • Chinese Culture - YourSingapore.com
    Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Chinese Culture A blend of cultures and dialects Representing 74 2 of the population Chinese in Singapore include close to 10 different groups most of whom originated from the southern parts of China mainly the Fujian and Guangdong provinces Three quarters of the Chinese population in Singapore comprises of the Hokkien Teochew and Hainanese The remainder feature the Cantonese Hakka and other groups A blend of cultures and dialects The earliest immigrants in Singapore the Hokkien dialect group from China s southern Fujian province form 41 of the Chinese population The Teochews represent about 21 while the Cantonese from China s Guangdong province constitute 15 of the Chinese community Originally from southern China the Hakkas make up 11 4 and the rest are mainly the Hainanese from the Hainan province of China Religion Culture Most Chinese are Buddhists with a smaller number Taoists and Christians The Chinese culture in Singapore blends the cultural practices of the southern Chinese local ethnicities and western influences See all Displaying 3 of 5 results Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Museum Singapore Hong San See Thekchen Choling Festivals One of the major highlights in the Singapore calendar Chinese New Year features the colourful Chingay Parade River Hongbao and Chinatown Chinese New Year celebrations Another noteworthy festival is the Mid Autumn Festival Displaying 3 of 3 results Chingay Parade Singapore Dragon Boat Festival River Hongbao Arts Watch a Chinese opera street performance a colourful mix of dialogue music as well as song and dance Be captivated by the lion dance a spectacular acrobatic dance usually performed during Chinese festivals See all Displaying 3 of 9 results Hungry Ghost Festival Connoisseur Art Gallery Chinese Garden Food Sample dishes from the different parts of

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  • Spectator Sports - YourSingapore.com
    drivers in their sleek engineering marvels revved and battled in F1 s first ever night race But there s more in the sporting events calendar for all who prefer getting their kicks from watching world class athletes pitting against each other in different arenas Avid supporters of golf sailing netball and marathons are in for a treat at world class events like HSBC s Women Golf Championships Barclays Singapore Open Volvo Ocean Race Netball Nations Cup and Standard Charted Singapore Marathon One of the sporting highlights for this year is the inaugural Youth Olympics Games in mid 2010 where the brightest young sporting talents from over 170 nations will take centre stage and vie for medals in a host of competitive sports The beautiful game is undoubtedly Singapore s most popular sport Our deep historical roots with Britain extend to this day as much of the nation s population are hooked on the English Premier League thronging the many bars and neighbourhood coffee shops to catch the games live on most weekends For a quintessentially heartland experience scoot down to one of the local joints to watch fans usually boisterous middle aged local punters imbibing Tiger beer following the action which includes heartfelt expressions of anguish and joy But if you prefer catching the action in the flesh troop down to one of 11 regional stadiums to catch local league football games The S League as it s named is touted as one of Asia s top 10 leagues with the season running from February to November If the idea of watching 22 men in kits chasing a leather ball doesn t appeal you there is always a diverse selection of enthralling sports action in the calendar to pick your fix from For those into horse racing don t miss

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  • Malay Culture - YourSingapore.com
    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 Malay Culture The original settlers of Singapore The native inhabitants of Singapore Malays today represent the country s second largest ethnic group making up around 13 4 of the population Most Malays speak the peninsular dialect of the Johore Riau variant of the Malay language which is closer to that spoken in Peninsular Malaysia west Malaysia rather than that of Indonesia The original settlers of Singapore While a small number of the older generation who were either immigrants themselves or descendents of those who had migrated here can speak Javanese most Malays do not practice the language of their Indonesia ancestors The original settlers of Singapore In general most new generation Malays speak English while religious Malay Muslims attend Islamic religious classes and often learn to speak and write in Arabic Religion Culture Most Singapore Malays in Singapore are Sunni Muslims who follow Islam as their religion They pray to God which is Allah swt in their religion five times a day eat only halal food and fast during Ramadan Displaying 3 of 3 results Sultan Mosque Jamae Mosque Hajjah Fatimah Mosque Festivals Hari Raya Puasa is celebrated at the end of Ramadan the fasting month of Ramadan After morning prayers in the mosque Malays customarily invite friends home to enjoy the feast together Displaying 2 of 2 results Hari Raya Haji Malay Culture Arts Located at the heart of historic Kampong Glam the nine galleries of the Malay Heritage Museum showcase the roots history lifestyle and traditional arts of the Singapore Malays See all Displaying 3 of 4 results Bangsawan Malay Opera Teater Ekamatra Malay Music Food Infused with savoury spices

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  • Geylang Serai - YourSingapore.com
    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 Geylang Serai Overview TripAdvisor Review Malay Magic Located in the eastern part of the island Geylang is today a thriving residential commercial and cultural district that is full of life and vitality with great food great bargains and great sights Malay Magic Geylang Serai is another predominantly Malay precinct in Singapore and has been so since the mid nineteenth century when ethnic Malays and Indonesians arrived here to work at its processing factories and farms In the Malay Village you ll be able to get your hands on ethnic handicrafts traditional Malay costumes and various other souvenirs in addition to being able to enjoy Javanese and Malay performances during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan The other landmark is the Geylang Serai Market which recently replaced its old long standing predecessor on the same spot with a sparkling new two floor complex The market sells some of the freshest produce and poultry in Singapore and it also has a large selection of hawker stalls selling the best Malay and Indian Muslim dishes around If you re hungry have some teh tarik frothy milk tea munch on some lovely kuihs Malay desserts or have some delicious nasi padang rice with a mixed selection of dishes here There are also a couple of mid range shopping centres in the area where you can pick up clothes or something for the home the Tanjong Katong Shopping Complex and City Plaza are just a short walking distance from Paya Lebar MRT station and the latter is a hub for Indonesians working in Singapore who throng the place on weekends to lend it

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  • Kampong Glam - YourSingapore.com
    Goodness It is full of traditional stores selling carpets household wares and textiles Its major landmark the Sultan Mosque sits in the heart of this enclave and is open to all visitors as is the nearby Malay Heritage Centre where you ll learn about Malay history and culture The alleyways of this cultural precinct are filled with the smells sights and sounds of spices tourists school kids rattan furniture shops and oil based perfumes Take a walk down to Bussorah Mall to experience the rich delights and charms of the many cafés eateries and street stalls here Foodies will also delight in the offering of the neighborhood s culinary fixtures like Warung M Nasir Rumah Makan Minang Salero Mundo and the iconic Zam Zam Restaurant And true to Singapore s reputation as a multi cultural cosmopolitan city there s even a halal Swedish café called Fika on Arab Street If you are more of a shopper then don t forget to visit the many small shops on Arab Street that sell everything from Persian carpets lace batik semi precious stones and an assortment of handicrafts Also a street away from the Sultan Mosque you ll also find Haji Lane a charming lane that s a dream come true for fashionistas Stocked with independent boutiques stylishly cool second hand clothes stores and quirky outlets selling a cornucopia of novelty knick knacks this is one of the most pleasurable places for a spot of shopping in Singapore And when you re done shopping stroll over to Bali Lane to wind down The Blu Jaz Café is highly recommended for its ambience crowd menu and jazz outfit Uncover the history of old Malay royalty and take a break from your hectic holiday schedule while on your visit to Singapore With so many eateries

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/cultural-precincts/kampong-glam.html (2012-12-22)
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