Your Singapore: Fantastic Fun for Everyone

Recently, Singapore Tourism Board visited Cebu to share the boundless thrills and excitement this 2016 that are sure to provide Filipino first-time or repeat travelers a variety of unique experiences that are guaranteed to create special bonding memories and make it a holiday to remember only in Singapore!

Exciting Events to Experience:

For the first time ever, be prepared to experience the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series held in Singapore from April 16 to 17 at the National Stadium. Besides cheering on your favorite teams and the non-stop action on the field, be prepared to be amazed by the spectacular array of family-friendly entertainment options off the field as well.

Moving from the rugby pitch to the Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore once again continues to be the host for the 2016 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, the world's only street night race. The adrenaline-pumping non-stop action will enthrall crowds for the ninth year as the world's finest drivers prove their mettle from September 16 to 18. Check out the various out-of-circuit entertainment options during this exciting weekend for non-stop action.

For tennis fans, mark October 23 to 30 on your calendars as the top-ranked female tennis stars battle it out in on the courts at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals for the third time. The Singapore Sports Hub will witness Agnieszka Radwanska defend her singles championship trophy against the fastest rising stars in women's tennis.

Family Fun for Everyone:

With Singapore a familiar favorite for Filipino families due to the variety of attractions available, they will be pleasantly surprised to know of more family-friendly places that have opened up recently. Pororo Park Singapore is themed around the Korean animated series that follows he adventurous Pororo the Penguin and friends. Located within Marina Square shopping mall, the 11,000 square feet outlet is the first in Southeast Asia and the largest character-themed playground in Singapore. It integrates entertainment and educational elements designed to give kids innovative methods to learn and have fun.

For a more digital learning experience, check out MOSH!, an interactive digital muli-media theme park newly-opened Sentosa, which showcases cutting-edge technology from Japan, to allow visitors the artistic power to express their creativity through edutainment.

Located in the same building as MOSH! and opening in April 2016, KidZania Singapore is a city built for kids and brings to life different occupations where they can role-play in 80 over different jobs. With local real-world brand partners involved in the creative process, this attraction offers a different learning experience for the kids that is unique only to Singapore.

If the arts is of interest to the family, do check out the Keppel Centre for Art Education located within the National Gallery Singapore. As the first dedicated art facility of its kind in Singapore, it offers curated special displays, interactive areas as well as art programs for youth, children and family all year round.

Dining Delights

Feeling hungry after all the fun-filled excitement? Pop by Palette Restaurant & Bar located at Capitol Piazza where you can sample various award-winning Asian gourmet and street food which will definitely satisfy all cravings for authentic local cuisine.

If the kids love arts and craft, do check out Eat, Play, Love Craft Cafe, a Thai-Western cafe serving Thai delights alongside simple Western food. With various art materials available for anyone keen to unleash their creative side, this cafe is a perfect venue for kids and adults alike to indulge in great food, engaging activities and definitely an experience to remember for the whole family.

Retail Therapy

No trip to Singapore is complete without purchasing some pasalubong for families and friends back home. Admire the authentic souvenirs from Naiise, a home-grown label with three physical store locations and stocks more than 8,000 products from 600 emerging and established brands from Singapore and around the world, certain to appeal to all design aficionados.

For something more edgy, Dover Street Market, a multi-brand fashion retail and concept store conceived by Commes des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo, will open in one of two blocks on Dempsey Road. Designed to showcase the trendiest and limited retail items, this store will definitely be a treasure trove for fashion followers eyeing one-of-a-kind merchandise.

With so many interesting sigh-seeing, dining and retail activities and experiences available for the family for 2016, it is the perfect time to make a trip to Singapore.

About Singapore Tourism Board:
The Singapore Tourism Boar (STB) is a leading economic development agency in tourism, one of Singapore's key service sectors. Known for partnership, innovation and excellence, STB champions tourism, making it a key economic driver for Singapore. We aim to differentiate and market Singapore as a  must-visit destination offering a concentration of user-centric and enriching experiencees through the "YourSingapore" brand.

For more information, please visit www.stb, ir

Your Singapore: Fantastic Fun for Everyone Your Singapore: Fantastic Fun for Everyone Reviewed by Vernon Joseph Go on Monday, March 14, 2016 Rating: 5

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