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Seared Scallops with Cucumber, Sourdough Crisps, Fennel Pollen by Emma Bengtsson.

The Great Food Festival

When  September 21 to 24

What  Singapore’s biggest gourmet event has arrived at Resorts World Sentosa, spanning across over 215,000 square feet of the resort island. The four-day event will see the participation of 30 top culinary stars from around the world—Enrico and Roberto Cerea (Da Vittorio, Fratelli); Cat Cora (Iron Chef America, Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora); Scott Webster (Osia Steak and Seafood Grill), to name a few. Taste a selection of gourmet dishes, heritage-inspired international cuisine, and over 300 sugary creations at Asia’s largest showcase of desserts. Curated into five segments, look forward to a myriad of culinary experiences from the Star Chef Arena, Heritage Lane, Rollin’ Sweet Times, Feast of Kings and Connoisseur Collection.

Find out more here.


Red Cross International Bazaar 

When  September 23 

What  Make some time for charity this Saturday, at Singapore Red Cross’ International Bazaar. The event at Suntec Convention Centre aims to raise funds for the organisation’s humanitarian efforts, with 50 stalls showcasing traditional wares, uniquely Singaporean buys, international cuisine—Colombian coffee, Swiss cheese raclette, Japanese sake, Ukrainian dumplings—and more. Bazaar-goers can also look forward to performances by buskers, dances and singers. All sales proceeds go into helping the disabled, elderly and vulnerable in Singapore’s community.

Find out more here.

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Asia Fighting Championship

When  September 23 

What  Experience the adrenaline rush at Singapore’s inaugural Asia Fighting Championship, which brings together the best Muay Thai fighters in the region, including Seung Bum Woo and Yoo Deok Jae from Korea; Chao Wai Ian, Ieong Pan and Kuan Wei Hou from Macau; and Malaysia’s Muhammad Ali Yaakub. The event is held in conjunction with Asia Fitness & Health Expo and the Asia Fighting Championship Physique Championship to promote fitness and an active lifestyle.

Find out more here.

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When  September 23 to 24 

What  Soon to make its international premiere at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival in October, Singaporeans who missed the earlier screening of locally produced omnibus film 667 can catch the additional screenings at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) this weekend. Commissioned by SCCC, 667 is five-part anthology that follows local filmmakers—Kirsten Tan (Pop Aye), Eva Tang (The Songs We Sang), He Shuming (And The Wind Falls), Liao Jiekai (Red Dragonflies) and Jun Chong, who is making his film debut—as they rediscover their roots in Singapore. It is produced by award-winning filmmaker, Royston Tan (12 Lotus, Monkeylove).

Find out more here.

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