Ballet Under The Stars
When September 1 to 10
What Singapore Dance Theatre presents contemporary works and classical ballets, including Nils Christe’s Organ Concerto, Kinsun Chan’s Sticks and Stones (pictured) and the third acts of Coppélia, Sleeping Beauty and Don Quixote, over two weekends at Fort Canning Green.
The Road To Tajima
When September 6 to 8
What Chefs Christopher Millar and Florian Ridder of Stellar at 1-Altitude and The Summerhouse, respectively, join hands with Peruvian-born chef Alejandro Saravia of Melbourne restaurant Pastuso for two gastronomic evenings featuring Tajima Wagyu on the menu.
Sands for Singapore Charity Festival
When September 8 to 10
What Marina Bay Sands’ annual Sands for Singapore Charity Festival, which raises funds for local charities through family-friendly activities, returns for its fifth edition. Highlights include a performance by The Sichuan Orchestra of China, led by Singaporean conductor Darrell Ang, with a special performance by South Korean pianist Cho Seong-Jin (pictured) at the MasterCard Theatres.
The Artling Pop-Up
When September 8 to 17
What The Artling Pop-Up returns for its third edition with a bigger showcase of more than 80 artworks by up-and-coming Asian artists under the age of 40 from seven different countries. Set to roll out at Artspace@Helutrans, the event also features a complimentary one-hour Art Conservation & Restoration Workshop on September 16 organised in partnership with YH Conservation.
The West Side Story
When September 13 to 24
What This musical masterpiece of a pair of star-crossed lovers and two rival gangs in 1950s New York plays out with high-energy dance routines and classic songs such as Maria, Tonight and I Feel Pretty. At MasterCard Theatres.
2017 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
When September 15 to 17
What Still the only night street race on the Formula One calendar today, the Singapore Grand Prix sees top drivers race under lights at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Off the track, international headliners such as Ariana Grande (pictured), The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris will perform in Singapore for the first time on the city’s largest entertainment stage at the Padang.
Manolo Valdés In Singapore
When September 15 to October 15
What The works of the Spanish artist Manolo Valdés, in his signature pared-down forms, is presented at Opera Gallery Singapore’s new premises in Ion Orchard, while eight monumental sculptures will line the sidewalks of Orchard Road.
The Great Food Festival
When September 21 to 24
What This first-time collaboration between Resorts World Sentosa and Savour Events has birthed a wide-ranging gourmet and lifestyle festival that is The Good Food Festival, featuring 30 culinary chefs from around the world, held at Resorts World Sentosa.
When September 22
What Through its annual Snow Gala, the Singapore Committee for UN Women has raised over $2m in support of stopping the oppression and violence against women in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Held at Capella Singapore, the gala will celebrate iconic figures who champion its cause. Guests will be treated to an eclectic menu crafted by Nouri chef-owner Ivan Brehm.
Mid-Autumn Festival @ Gardens by the Bay
When September 22 to October 8
What Usher in the Mid-Autumn Festival among sprawling lantern displays and a lush garden setting at Gardens by the Bay. There will be nightly cultural performances and local delights. You can even decorate your own lanterns.
Witness To War: Remembering 1942
When September 23 to March 25, 2018
What Discover the untold stories of World War II, centred on the fall of Singapore in 1942 and its aftermath, with this exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore, which features never-before-seen artefacts including the personal diary of Lim Bo Seng (pictured).
The 20th Anniversary Pink Ribbon Charity Gala
When September 29
What At its charity gala this year, the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) celebrates 20 years of the fight against the life-threatening disease that affects one in 11 women in Singapore. Aside from the glamorous evening at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, which will see performances such as an empowering fashion show with six breast cancer survivors and an auction featuring the Double Ribbons Necklace specially designed by jewellery house Mouawad, the non-profit organisation will host its first-ever Pink Ribbon Parade on October 7 at the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade.
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