Sentosa Celebrates Hari Raya Puasa

Save on airfares and enjoy a long weekend escape (or maybe two!) to Sentosa, the State of Fun this July and August! Enjoy the freedom to indulge in activities galore and musical performances familiar to Singaporeans as you celebrate the two national holidays on the island resort.

From 25 to 28 July 2014, enjoy special performances by international bands at the Singapore International Band Festival and ukulele performances held at the Merlion Plaza. Celebrate Hari Raya Puasa by grooving to the rhythm of traditional Malay music and indulge in an enriching cultural experience through the lineup of ethnic performances lined up for you!

Singapore International Band Festival Outreach programme

Singapore International Band Festival Outreach programme  - Blaorchester der JM Kreuzlingen from Switzerland

Music is the universal language that connects people from every part of the world! Enjoy symphonic music performed by bands from Switzerland, China, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore over two days on the island.

25 July 2014, 5pm to 7.30pm | 26 July 2014, 5pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza and Wings of Time Concourse

Ukulele Groove

Ukulele Groove with Leonard De Cotta

A place where good food meets lively music, be entertained by the lineup of ukulele performances at the Merlion Plaza.

27 July 2014, 4.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza

Sentosa Celebrates Hari Raya Puasa

Sentosa Celebrates National Day with Orkestra Sri Temasek

Groove to the beat and learn more about Malay culture through traditional and modern Malay cultural performances such as Orkrestra Dikir Temasek and Malay Dance.

28 July 2014, 4pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza

Grill N’ Chill
Visit our aromatic food square when the hunger pangs strike! Indulge in succulent grills and local delights while you enjoy tunes from

26 – 28 July 2014, 4.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza

Extend your fun for another weekend on the island during the National Day holiday from 9 to 11 August, as ‘Sentosa Celebrates’ brings you on a journey to experience what life was like for our forefathers. Learn how to make traditional ketupat, play traditional games and pick up a new dialect, but more importantly, relive and spread the ‘kampong spirit’ where you learn a new skill and have fun together with family and friends.

Sentosa Celebrates National Day
Date: 9 to 11 August 2014
Time: 11am to 9pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza, Sentosa Beach Station
Event admission: Free event* (Island admission and car park charges apply)
Enquiries: 1800-SENTOSA (7368672)

Start the day right with a healthy stroll into the State of Fun via the Sentosa Boardwalk for free before embarking on the pocket of activities that await you!

After all, every citizen of The State of Fun has the right to enjoy themselves regardless of age and music taste!

9 to 11 August, 11am to 7pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza
It’s not only kids who get to play dressing up! Be transported back in time with the vibrant costumes and props available for a free photo shoot. Choose between becoming a law-enforcing “Mata*” or a hardworking “Samsui Lady” and snap away – now that’s a photo definitely worth keeping!

Kampong Spirit
9 to 11 August, 11am to 7pm
Venue: Palawan Beach
Heard your parents going on about how good it was back then when everyone had the “Kampong Spirit”? Feel what it is like to be part of that deep sense of belonging and learn a thing or two from the past! You can try your hand at making traditional ketupat or indulge in traditional games like Chapteh and Hopscotch – a favourite before the Ipad was invented!

Live Performances
9 August 2014, 2pm to 7pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza
Catch your favourite National Day tunes and be entertained by live performances by OrST Multi Ethnic Ensemble and SJI Pipe Band at the Merlion Plaza. Enjoy a lively afternoon of line dancing on the 10th of August and help Sentosa enter the Singapore Book of Records for the longest duration for mass line dancing!

Line Dancing
10 August 2014, 4pm to 9pm
Venue: Merlion Plaza

*Mata refers to policeman in Malay

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