10 Exciting Events in Singapore to Rock Your April 2018

  • 10 Exciting Events in Singapore to Rock Your April 2018

The first quarter of 2018 flew by so quickly and April is now upon us! What’s happening in Singapore this month, you ask? A lot!

Perhaps the most talked about event in Singapore this April is the world tour of Katy Perry which will make a one night stop in Singapore on April 8th. Then, there’s the Singapore International Jazz Festival starting on April 6th. The Singapore International Festival of the Arts is also opening on April 26th. Boxing fans can also look forward to Roar of Singapore IV where local boxer, Muhamad “The Chosen Wan” Ridhwan, will fight Filipino boxer, Jeson Umbal, for IBO Intercontinental Featherweight Title.

Read on for more information about these and other exciting events in Singapore this April 2018.

1.
Easter in the Park: Fairies and Pixies
Family Entertainment
For families looking for an enjoyable playground this Easter
Easter in the Park: Fairies and Pixies

Easter in the Park, the annual event at Hotel Fort Canning, is going to take place on 1 April for families to celebrate Easter with fun games and great food.

Looking forward to have fun with Bouncy Castle, toys and slides, Pixies Easter Egg Dash, Piñata Bonanza, and the most awaited “Best-Dressed Pixie” contest.

Your experience will be completed with an array of buffet dishes prepared by Hotel Fort Canning’s Executive Chef Tan. There is something for everyone – Fresh Live Tiger Prawns, Mussels and Norwegian Salmon Tartare for seafood lovers; Roasted Traditional Turkey Breast, and Roasted Leg of Lamb for meat eaters; Roasted Church-Style American Pumpkin and Potatoes and Baked Easter Zucchini, Onion, Carrots and Corn for vegetarians; mini Pizzas, Chicken Nuggets and Penne with tomato sauce for kids; and a cornucopia of desserts for the sweet-tooth.

2.
Singapore International Jazz Festival & The Late Show 2018
Festival
For a big music party set on fire by mega-acts artists and your own dances
Singapore International Jazz Festival & The Late Show 2018
  • Date
    April 06, 2018 - April 08, 2018
  • Time
    Main Stage on 6 April: 17:00 - 22:30
    Main Stage on 7 April & 8 April: 16:00 - 22:30
    The Late Show on 6 April & 7 April: 22:00 - 04:00

  • Location
    Event Plaza (Main Stage)
    Sands Expo & Convention Centre (The Late Show)
  • Admission
    Main Stage: S$108 - S$168
    The Late Show: S$108 - S$198
  • Event website

The Singapore International Jazz Festival is back for its fifth year! It is dubbed as one of Asia’s leading music festivals that should not be missed by jazz lovers in Singapore. The festival will feature 30 hours of live music by 12 world-renowned artists. Performances will be conducted across two stages at the Marina Bay Sands.

Party-goers can enjoy the music until dawn with a more intimate concert set-up at The Late Show on April 6 and 7.

ARTIST LINE-UP:

  • The Main Stage on 6 April: Weish; Gogo Penguin; Parov Stelar
  • The Main Stage on 7 April: The Teng Ensemble; Tompi; Lalah Hathaway; Jamie Cullum
  • The Main Stage on 8 April: The Jazz Association Sg Orchestra Led By Jeremy Monteiro; House Of The Gypsies (From The Gypsy Kings Alumni); Brand New Heavies; And Incognito Featuring Omar And Leee Joh
  • The Late Show on 6 April: Tim De Cotta; Soul Ii Soul; Estelle; Drem (Dj)
  • The Late Show on 7 April: Mas1a; Ms. Lauryn Hill; Dj Nu-Mark; Jnr Tirso (Dj)
3.
Pet Expo Singapore 2018
Expo
For pet owners to get good deals on a wide range of pet products and services
Pet Expo Singapore 2018
  • Date
    April 06, 2018 - April 08, 2018
  • Time
    11:00 – 20:00
  • Location
    Singapore Expo Hall 7
  • Admission
    1-Day Pass: S$5
    3-Day Pass: S$12
    Free entry for children below 12
    *Dogs must be on leash at all times

  • Event website

Pet Expo Singapore is the Lion City’s largest pet fair. It is where you can meet pets, like-minded people, exhibitors, and clubs and organisations that cater to pets in a three-day activity-filled event. As much as 28,000 visitors and 8,000 pets are expected to attend so make sure you don’t miss out!

Pet Expo Singapore aims “to be the most informative and entertaining platform in Singapore to strengthen pet communities through education, communication and fun.” Its schedule of activities includes Dog Yoga, Pawgeant Show, breed races, various pet contests, seminars, workshops and many more!

6 APRIL 2018 FULL SCHEDULE

  • 11:15am – 12:00pm Dog Yoga
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm Workshop: Managing Bleeding Dog, CPR, Heat Stroke
  • 2:45pm – 3:15pm Sniff Me Out!
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm Contest: My cat can do tricks, too!
  • 4:15pm – 5:00pm Unique Pet Showcase
  • 5:00pm – 5:30pm Contest: Go Green Pawgeant Show
  • 5:30pm – 6:00pm Seminar: Pet Health Care
  • 6:00pm – 6:30pm Breed Race: Singapore’s Special (Training Ground)
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm Breed Race: Giant Border Collie (Training Ground)
  • 7:00pm – 7:30pm Breed Race: Samoyed (Training Ground)
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm Can your dog do it in a minute? (Stage Area)

7 APRIL 2018 FULL SCHEDULE

  • 11:15am – 12:00pm Dog Yoga
  • 11:15am – 8:00pm CFA Cat Show (Training Ground)
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm Design-a-Tote Workshop
  • 1:30pm – 2:00pm Seminar: Weight Management for Your Pets
  • 2:00pm – 2:45pm Guide Dogs Singapore
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm Taking Flights
  • 3:45pm – 4:30pm Dachshund Gathering & Race
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm Monster Pet Vet – Rabbit Care
  • 5:00pm – 5:30pm Contest: The Bunny in Me
  • 5:45pm – 6:15pm Contest: Double Trouble
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm Temptation Breed Race by Scottish Terrier
  • 7:30pm – 8:00pm Temptation Breed Race by Basset Hound

8 APRIL 2018 FULL SCHEDULE

  • 11:00am – 8:00pm CFA Cat Show (Stage Area)
  • 11:00am – 8:00pm 214th SKC Championship Show &
  • 25th FCI International CACIB Show (Training Ground)
4.
Katy Perry Witness: The Tour
Concert
For an unforgettable night with the best songs of Katy in an amazing setup
Katy Perry Witness: The Tour

Katy Perry’s Witness: The Tour comes to Singapore for a one-night only engagement! The music superstar is currently touring North America to rave reviews and jampacked crowds. She is expected to visit  South America, UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand before finally landing in Asia.

Witness: The Tour is musical journey through Katy Perry’s biggest hits including singles from her most recent album, Witness. Hit songs from the new album like “Chained to the Rhythm” featuring Skip Marley, “Bon Appétit” featuring Migos and “Swish Swish” featuring Nicki Minaj, provide hints of the musical and thematic elements of Witness. The album reflects the liberating changes in Katy’s life and in the world around her, featuring songs that inspire thought and movement.

Katy Perry is the first female artist to earn three RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. She has sold 40+ million albums and 125+ million tracks worldwide and earned 18+ billion streams on digital media. She is also the most-followed person globally on Twitter and the first to surpass 100 million followers.

5.
Singapore Yacht Show 2018
Expo
For everyone to have a look into the world of the finest superyachts and enjoy high-end entertainment
Singapore Yacht Show 2018 Image: Singapore Yacht Show
  • Date
    April 12, 2018 - April 15, 2018
  • Time
    15:00 - 21:00 (12, 13, 14 April)
    15:00 - 20:00 (15 April)
  • Location
    ONE°15 Marina, Sentosa Cove
  • Admission
    One-Day Pass: S$50
    Multi-Day Pass: S$75
    Free entry for children below 12
  • Event website

The Singapore Yacht Show is the only yacht show in Singapore that is fully supported by the Singapore Tourism Board and the international yachting industry. It is Asia’s leading yacht show that offers opportunities for the public to see some of the world’s grandest superyachts.

The Singapore Yacht Show will be held at ONE°15 Marina in Sentosa Cove. It features world class yachts from all over Asia. The yacht exhibition is complemented with fun entertainment and nightly parties.

The Singapore Yacht Show Gala Dinner, dubbed as the Sentosa Ball, welcomes guests on the first night. Yacht owners and industry captains will gather at the Grand Ballroom of the W Singapore for a night of entertainment and fine cuisine by the award-winning chefs of the W.

There will also be a silent auction during the gala dinner for the benefit of the Biosphere Foundation.

6.
Run Free Singapore 2018
Lifestyle
Good for people looking to join a run without any cost this April
Run Free Singapore 2018

Run Free Singapore, as its name connotes, is a free run for everyone in Singapore. It was first conceptualized by X-Change Republic Pte. Ltd. and aims to break the concept that taking part in a run is costly.

Run Free Singapore adopts the no-frills concept. Runners can participate for free and have the option to purchase Run Free merchandise as add-ons. The event is divided into two categories, the 5-kilometre and 10-kilometre runs. The 5-kilometre run is open to everyone aged 14 and above while the 10-kilometre category is open to runners aged 16 and up.

The Run Free Basic Package includes a Run Free T-shirt, Run Free Singlet, Run Free Drawstring Bag, Race Bib, and Finisher’s Medal.

7.
CIRCUS 1903: The Golden Age of Circus in Singapore
Kids & Family Entertainment
For families to witness the the most unique, amazing and dangerous circus acts
CIRCUS 1903: The Golden Age of Circus in Singapore

The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists, teams up with award-winning puppeteers, War Horse, to bring an unparalleled circus extravaganza.

Watch contortionists bend their bodies in the most unbelievable ways, acrobats do twists and turns in mid-air, strong men perform the most dangerous stunts, and the world’s largest puppet elephant display the best in the world of puppetry!

It is all that a circus promises to be and so much more! Circus 1903 will surely delight audiences of all ages! Catch this amazing and unique circus act only this April in Singapore!

Circus 1903 is presented by Base Entertainment Asia.

8.
Roar of Singapore IV: The Night of Champions
Sports and Fitness
For some of the best boxing matches of the year
Roar of Singapore IV: The Night of Champions

Boxing fans in Singapore have something to look forward to this April! Roar of Singapore IV: The Night of Champions will feature local boxing favorite, the unbeaten Muhamad “The Chosen Wan” Ridhwan, who will battle it out with 23-year old Jeson Umbal of the Philippines for the IBO Intercontinental Featherweight Title. The winner of this bout will be one step closer to a shot for world title.

For the first time in Singapore, WBC No. 12 Michael Dasmarinas of the Philippines will fight WBC No. 4 Karim Guerfi of France for the vacant IBO World Title.

Completing the triple-header event will be Mirage Khan of Malaysia, who will challenge Chase “Hellboy” Haley of New Zealand for his IBO Oceania Title. The winner of the two will also earn the WBC Asia Boxing Council Light Heavyweight Title.

Roar of Singapore IV: The Night of Champions is promoted by Ringstar Management Pte Ltd. headed by multi-awarded former boxer, Scott Farell.

9.
Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018
Art & Culture
For an art party with many difference types of shows to choose from
Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018
  • Date
    April 26, 2018 - May 12, 2018
  • Time
    Various
  • Location
    Various
  • Admission
    Some programs are free
    Some offer S$10 front row tickets for students
  • Event website

Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 is the 41st edition of this annual event. It began in 1977 as a biennial event that showcased of the vibrant art forms found within Singapore’s diverse communities. This year’s festival is staged under a new Festival Director, Gaurav Kripalani, who is introducing the S$10 front row tickets for students, among other new policies.

For three weekends, audiences can choose from various showcases in music, dance, literary arts, and visual art, across more than 10 performance spaces.

Among the highlights of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 is the Southeast Asian Premiere of George Orwell’s “1984”. This stage adaptation of the literary classic was created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. “1984” is a Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production, presented by Singapore International Festival of Arts, GWB Entertainment in association with State Theatre Company of South Australia.

Click HERE for the full list of programs.

LOCATIONS

  • Festival House
  • Esplanade Theatre
  • Empress Lawn
  • Victoria Theatre
  • Victoria Concert Hall
  • SOTA Studio Theatre
  • SOTA Drama Theatre
  • Armenian Church
  • KC Arts Centre
  • The Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
10.
SIFA 2018: …Sodade…
Circus
For families looking for a free show to enjoy this SIFA
SIFA 2018: …Sodade…

An enchanting French evening of aerial circus performed to live music!

…Sodade… follows the story of an old man who was exiled for a long time and daydreams of his past in sweet nostalgia as the sea breeze caresses his skin. His recollection of his indelible memories inspires him to continue living, whatever it takes.

This nostalgic ode to life is performed by two musicians, playing and singing on a unique circus structure featuring huge twin wheels, each over two metres in width, with a 21-metre long tightrope cable strung in between.

…Sodade was created by Cirque Rouages, a production company based in Lorraine, France. The company has performed all over the world and spread inspiration to international audiences through their imaginative sets and breathtaking acts.

…Sodade… is a live music acrobatic show that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Performances are done in English and French.

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