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Celebrate National Day 2017, Catch So Singapore at Sentosa!

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Sentosa Merlion Magic Lights
Immerse in a So Singapore experience at Sentosa from July to August, where a slew of exciting free day and night programmes and activities is set to give locals and tourists a truly Singapore adventure in celebration of the Nation’s 52nd Birthday!

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Heritage Carnival 2017
Travel Back in Time for a Historical Experience Including Tasty Treats
From 4 August to 13 August, enjoy delectable and original local tastes while travelling back in time at the unique Heritage Carnival 2017 – So Singapore at Palawan Green, where guests will meet and interact with roving costumed characters from Singapore’s pre-war days. Featuring Singaporean delights such as Peranakan Kueh, Burger Bombs and Chendol, the inaugural carnival will offer dishes from more than 20 stalls, as well as various exciting activities! Check out the outdoor obstacle course for children, movies under the stars and larger-than-life photo props at the carnival too!

so singapore sentosa merlion magic lights
Sentosa Merlion Magic Lights
Sentosa Merlion Turns Up The Magic
From now to 27 August, a special National Day edition of the iconic Merlion Magic Lights! – So Singapore is set to thrill guests with not only a colourful canvas of lights accompanied by audio and visual effects, but also augmented reality (AR) features by simply downloading a free AR application (marq+).

The same App can also be used in an interactive guest activity Virtual Moments. By pointing their smartphones at Singapore icons planted at various points around Merlion Plaza, Beach Plaza and Beach Station, guests will see AR graphics and a short write-up about the icon they are focusing on.

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Sentosa Sounds of the Lion City " Peranakan Sayang "
Special Performances
From now to 26 August, music and performance arts lovers should look out for Sounds of the Lion City. This is where various performances will be held every Saturday, including traditional Face-changing (Biàn Liǎn), Wushu, Peranakan folk songs, classic Indian songs, and even East-meets-West fusion music that brings together instruments such as an erhu, a modern music keyboard, and more.

Great Deals
To up the fun factor even further, all Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and those living in Singapore, including holders of employment passes, work permits and dependent passes, will enjoy attractive deals and big discounts of up to 52% at various attractions in celebration of National Day! They include Trick Eye Museum Singapore, Sentosa Merlion, Singapore Cable Car Sky Network, Wings of Time and Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, just to name a few.

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Sentosa Adventure Race 2017
Sports Activities
There will also be something for sports fans and adrenaline-junkies with the Sentosa Adventure Race 2017, as part of the annual “GetActive! Singapore”, a week that offers people from all walks of life with varied opportunities to participate, organise, share and enjoy the celebration of Singapore’s birthday through sport, fitness and wellness activities. The 5.2km adventure race spans Palawan Beach, Siloso Beach and Siloso Skywalk, and will include both water and vertical obstacles across seven adventure checkpoints.

Visit Sentosa for a So Singapore experience now!

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  1. So cool!

  2. Shirley, this sounds like a fun and engaging celebration! The balance of visual, historical, and recreational offerings is inspiring -- although I'm not so sure I'd make it through those tires, lol! xo

  3. A lot of fun, such a cool celebration!
    Kisses, Paola.

  4. Nice! You make me want to be a tourist in my own country...looking forward to national day...

  5. Great informations, sounds like a lot of fun :-)

  6. Wonderful photos of this event, Shirley!

  7. Looks like loads of fun for all ages :)

  8. Awesome celebration, great event and pictures!

  9. Thank you so much for this exciting story. Your photos are great!

  10. As usual interesting post! Thanks a lot for sharing)

  11. Sounds like a wonderful way to celebrate Singapore!

  12. We saw the preparation for national day a few years back. Looked impressive.

  13. Sounds fun.
    Those in Singapore can enjoy pretty good deals there!

  14. Wow, amazing celebrations!!!
    Great photos, dear! :)

  15. Singapore is definitely, not only on my mind, but on my travel list.

  16. This looks like so much fun, the illuminated sculpture by night - wow!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice | Estella Bartlett Jewellery Giveaway (Open Worldwide!) x

  17. What a great event. Beautiful photos.

  18. Great post dear 😊

  19. Singapore is definitely on my travel list! There's so many interesting places to visit and things to do.


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