Catch Singapore’s Stars, Magical Lights, special deals & more as Sentosa Celebrates National Day 2016.
- Nathan Hartono, Sezairi Sezali and Chen Diya among stars performing at unique beach venue
- Mesmerising Merlion Magic Lights! takes on National Day theme
- BBQ Under the Stars and watch NDP on Sentosa
As the nation gears up to celebrate Singapore’s 51st birthday with pride, Sentosa – The State of Fun invites you to take a breather and indulge in our best-loved hobbies. From staycations, music and dance events, fun runs, dining pleasures and good deals – enjoy them all in Sentosa, the nation’s favourite island resort.
“National Day is a time where we stand together as a nation, pay tribute to the hard work that has brought Singapore to where we are today, and look forward to a brighter future. It is also a time to recharge, and remind ourselves to show appreciation for those we hold dear. With our line-up of exciting activities and partnerships, Sentosa encourages you to take a break, bring your loved ones along, and indulge in some of our nation’s favourite activities on The State of Fun,” said Ms Agatha Yap, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sentosa Leisure Management, the island management arm of Sentosa Development Corporation.
Swing and Dance to the Rhythm
Band music lovers can look forward to a series of local and international youth bands showcasing their musical talent in harmony with nature. As part of the Singapore International Band Festival‘s outreach programme, 28 participating school bands from Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand, will perform at Sentosa’s Palawan Beach on 30 July. On National Day, check out the Havixbeck Youth Symphonic Band‘s performance at the Merlion Plaza. Founded in 1973 and currently one of the few highest degree Youth Concert Bands in Germany today, the award-winning 60-member band will bring the nation’s birthday celebrations to a high with a moving crescendo of National-Day themed songs.
Have a musical weekend and witness history being made as Yeo-Ah-Yeo (13 August) makes an attempt to break the current record for the longest duration of mass line dancing. Celebrate being Singaporean with the SAF Music and Drama Company (MDC), and be entertained by the young musical talents of MDC and games for everyone in the family that will leave you all Shiok-ed Out, happening on 20 August. The annual Singapore Rhapsodies – the Concert will also return on 27 August at Sentosa’s Palawan Green, showcasing the best of emerging musicians and popular pop stars of today. Performing artistes include singer-songwriters Charlie Lim, Chen Diya and Daphne Khoo, Singapore Idol 3 winner Sezairi Sezali, and singer/actor Nathan Hartono who made waves in China in a recent singing competition.
Stay and Play with our Staycation Packages
Families, friends and couples can take their pick among staycation packages, bundled with the complimentary Sentosa Fun Pass, from three popular hotels in Singapore as they play to their hearts’ content with Sentosa’s special programmes this August. Be pampered with a luxurious stay at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa, discover thrilling surprises and recharge at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, or check out a range of sports and leisure options at Siloso Beach Resort.
Runners Gonna Run
Go beyond the health benefits of running, and soak in the experience of being with your favourite cartoon characters at the Spongebob Run on 6 August at Siloso Beach. A popular venue for novelty runs, Sentosa will again host The Color Run™ on 20 and 21 August, adding fun and colour to the fifth year of the “Happiest 5k on the Planet” – the international running event which aims to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together.
Enjoy a Visual Treat of Lights
Get ready your cameras (and smartphones) and soak in a magical light display as the Merlion Magic Lights! takes on a patriotic theme. From 30 July to 28 August, the majestic Sentosa Merlion will come to life with colourful and vibrant lights and projections, celebrating our nation’s birthday in style.
Dining Under the Stars
Take the opportunity to gather with your family and friends, accompanied with great food at BBQ Under the Stars, at Palawan Beach’s Port of Lost Wonder, with a live screening of the National Day Parade on 9 August.
Good Deals Galore
For those who love a good deal, Sentosa will be offering:
- National Day Bundle (NDP51): Get 10% off the NDP51 Bundle Deal (UP: $66 for Adults, and $62 for children), which includes 4 attractions as well as a set menu or buffet dinner at Good Old Days. To enjoy this promotion, guests can purchase the deal at the Sentosa Online Store with the promo code: SentosaNDP16.
- Eat+Play Combos that pair up experiences at the Sentosa Merlion or Wings of Time show with a Dinner Buffet at Good Old Days.
Key Events for National Day Month 2016
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