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Here’s Our Pick of the Best Things to do in Singapore in May 2019

by | May 1, 2019

We unpack what to eat, drink, listen and shop in Singapore for the month of May 2019.

Image of RWS Street Eats 2019 courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa

For the Food-obsessed

Food is one of the best reasons to travel, and Asian cuisines are famous for its captivating blend of flavours from different cultures. Whether you’re visiting Singapore for the first time or a local, you’re in for a treat! Take your taste-buds on a gastronomic journey at Resorts World Sentosa Street Eats from 3 May to 12 May. Savour classics delicacies from Bangkok, Vietnam, Indonesia to Singapore, all under one roof.

Image of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2019 courtesy of National Gallery Singapore

For the Art Lover

Singapore is often portrayed as modern, fast-paced and business focused, but this city-state has been raising the profile of the local art scene since 1977 with the inauguration of Singapore International Festival of Arts. This year, the 42nd edition of the annual festival will run from 16 May to 2 June. There is a remarkable line-up of programmes ranging from theatre, music, dance, film and visual arts which will appeal to both casual and serious art lovers. Some notable artists include Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, American guitarist Bill Frisell, and theatre fans would be thrilled to know that the opening show is directed by Simon Mcburney.

Image courtesy of Naiise

For All Things Singaporean

Homegrown multi-label lifestyle store Naiise is having an Open House from 18 May to 20 May to celebrate its grand opening at Jewel Changi Airport. This is the latest and largest outlet dubbed Naiise Iconic, and it will offer quirky knickknacks and products from over 600 emerging and established brands from Singapore and around the world. But that’s not all, the brand-new concept store will also have a café for you to hang out.

Image of 2019 Children’s Biennale courtesy of National Gallery Singapore

For the Creatively Curious

Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 returns on 25 May at National Gallery Singapore, featuring 11 imaginative and interactive artworks by Singaporean and Southeast Asian artists. Come embark on a magical world of creativity and be wonderfully surprised.

Image courtesy of Marquee Singapore

For the Partygoer

The newest and flashiest entertainment club Marquee Singapore has a stellar line-up for the month of May! Good news for EDM fans! Top-tier DJs Armin Van Buuren, Sam Feldt, Borgeous, MAKJ and MaRLo, will be in town to party with you all night long. Marquee Singapore hails from Las Vegas, and this is the brand’s first outpost in Asia.

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