What’s On – August

There's heaps to do in Singapore this month - check out the Singapore Night Festival, Walk with Dinosaurs, and cheer on Aussie and local swimmers at the FINA World Cup.

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10 Aug
Westlife The Twenty Tour
National Stadium
14 number 1’s, 20 years of hits. Westlife will be performing for one night only, performing brand new songs alongside popular hits such as Swear It Again, If I Let You Go, Uptown Girl, Flying Without Wings and World of Our Own. Tickets from $108, sportshub.com.sg/Westlife2019

10 Aug
SSO National Day Concert
Esplanade Concert Hall
Celebrate Singapore’s National Day in this all-Singaporean showcase. The Singapore Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Singapore Symphony Chorus directed by conductor Joshua Tan, for a jubilant evening of local favourites and new inspirations. Tickets from $15, sso.org.sg/orchestra-season/national-day-concert

16 – 17 Aug
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Victoria Theatre
This opera event is based on Shakespeare’s popular comedy which follows a spat between the fairy-king Oberon and his queen, Tytania. Get tangled in relationship quadrangles, mistaken identities and transformations! Tickets from $18, Sistic.

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15 – 17 Aug
FINA Swimming World Cup Singapore OCBC Aquatic Centre
The FINA Swimming World Cup Singapore 2019 returns for another action-packed edition. Watch top local swimmers go head-to-head against Olympic and World Champions from around the world before the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Tickets from $20, sportshub.com.sg

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29 Aug – 5 Sept
Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience
Singapore Indoor Stadium
The dazzling $20 million production features new state-of-the-art technology, making it one of the biggest dinosaur shows in the world. Take the kids and be thrilled and amazed as you watch the creatures walk, roar and fight for survival and supremacy. Tickets from $78, sportshub.com.sg/WWD2019

25 Aug
Shape Run ‘19
Kallang Practise Track
Take part in 10km, 5km, and 1.8km categories in this empowering all women’s event – which includes running workshops and training runs with motivating female pacers. Entry from $45, run.shape.com.sg/2019

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23 – 31 Aug
Singapore Night Festival 2019
Bras Basah Bugis
After dark, the Bras Basah Bugis district transforms into an otherworldly wonderland for this night festival. The facade of iconic landmarks are given new life with lighting installations. Don’t miss this exciting line-up of arts, heritage and cultural experiences. nightfestival.sg

27 Aug – 5 Sept
ACT 3 International Presents,
The Rainbow Fish
Victoria Theatre
An original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s enchanting tale of the most beautiful fish in the sea who gains happiness through renewed friendships. Younger kids will love the magic of black light and amazing puppetry skills. Tickets from $22, Sistic.

Coming Soon!

Jimmy Barnes

8 Sept
Jimmy Barnes – Live in Singapore
Capitol Theatre
The legendary front man of Cold Chisel and chart-topping solo performer will bring his distinctive and powerful rock vocals to Singapore for one night only. Playing at the beautiful Capitol Theatre, this ARIA Hall of Fame member will play his Australian anthems plus hits from his new album. Don’t miss out! From $85, Sistic.