What To Do In September 2019: Attend Wild Rice At Funan’s Grand Opening Season, Patek Philippe Watch Exhibition And Singapore F1 Race
1/12 City Hall: If Walls Could Talk
When September 1 to August 29, 2021
What From the swearing-in of Singapore’s first president to the unveiling of the national flag and anthem, watch history unfold within the walls of City Hall, now home to the National Gallery Singapore, in this multimedia presentation featuring rich storytelling and augmented interactive content.
2/12 Wild Rice @ Funan Grand Opening Season
When September 4 to December 22
What Theatre company, Wild Rice, marks the official opening of its new home at Funan with four productions by Singaporean playwrights, including Stella Kon’s Emily of Emerald Hill (pictured).
3/12 ISCOS 30th Anniversary Charity Gala Dinner
When September 5
What At its 30th anniversary charity gala dinner at Marina Mandarin Singapore, the Industrial & Services Co-operative Society (ISCOS) will launch its new IPC-approved ISCOS ReGen Fund. The fund will further the organisation’s work in supporting reformed offenders and their families, and provide bursaries to their children.
4/12 Snow Gala by the Singapore Committee for UN Women
When September 7
What The annual Snow (Say No to the Oppression of Women) Gala by the Singapore Committee for UN Women returns for another evening of advocating female empowerment and goodwill at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Themed “200 Years of Amazing Women”, this year’s gala is a celebration of the efforts of women across different cultures and ages, along with the wider community, in achieving gender parity.
(Related: Pictures From Snow Gala Last Year)
5/12 Shakespeare’s Globe 2019
When September 10 to 15
What Acclaimed London theatre company, Shakespeare’s Globe, returns to Singapore at the Victoria Theatre with a trio of the Bard’s classic plays—Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors and Pericles—which discusses the themes of refuge and displacement.
6/12 World Cup Rugby Gala Dinner 2019
When September 12
What A week before the international tournament kicks off in various cities across Japan, the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore will host its World Cup Rugby Gala Dinner 2019 at the Tower Ballroom of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Former rugby greats Brian Moore, Shane Byrne and Eric Rush will be on hand to talk about their illustrious careers, while well-known sports commentator Justin Sampson will be the evening’s host.
7/12 Dick Lee’s The Mad Chinaman 30th Anniversary Concert
When September 15
What Veteran musician Dick Lee commemorates the 30th anniversary of his seminal album, The Mad Chinaman, with a concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall featuring the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra and special guests Jacintha Abisheganaden and Denise Tan.
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8/12 Milken Institute Asia Summit
When September 19 to 20
What Leaders in business, government, philanthropy, academia and media will gather at this year’s Milken Institute Asia Summit to share insights on the biggest trends, developments and challenges that come with the growth of Asian economies. This by-invitation-only event will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore.
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9/12 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix 2019
When September 20 to 22
What While you wait to find out if Lewis Hamilton secures his fifth victory in Singapore, savour a culinary experience by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, who makes his debut here with The Hind’s Head at the Paddock Club at the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix 2019.
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10/12 Urinetown: The Musical
When September 27 to October 13
What Bobby Strong is the hero leading a revolution against capitalism and corporate corruption in Pangdemonium’s staging of the award-winning musical satire, which marks its 20th anniversary this year and performed at the Drama Centre Theatre.
(Related: Stephanie Street, Pangdemonium’s Resident Playwright, Shares What Kind Of Stories She Wants To Tell)
11/12 The Ninth Edition of The Eye Ball
When September 27
What In 2016, the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) launched VisionSave, a philanthropic campaign promoting eye care research, treatment and delivery in Singapore and the region. Last year, the campaign raised nearly $1.3m at its annual fundraising gala, The Eye Ball, to further its efforts particularly in helping the underprivileged who are vision impaired. This year, SNEC and SERI hope to bring VisionSave even closer to its fundraising target of $25m by 2020 with a spirited affair replete with auctions, music and a gourmet dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.
(Related: Pictures From The Eye Ball Last Year)
12/12 Patek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition Singapore 2019
When September 28 to October 13
What Enter the Patek Philippe universe at the Sands Theatre with this grand showcase of the Swiss watchmaker’s timekeeping instruments, including select pieces from the Patek Philippe Museum such as the Calibre 89 (pictured), limited special editions and a collection of rare handcrafted timepieces inspired by Singapore and Southeast Asia.
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