Universal Studios Singapore returns for their fourth Halloween extravaganza, putting together a fright fest to scare you out of your wits with scare actors and adrenaline-spiking sound effects. Ready those nerves of steel as you explore four scare zones and four haunted houses, each with its own set of unforgettable surprises. Plus, enjoy selected USS rides all night long.
Horror lurks at every corner of Laddaland, the haunted village where this year's Spooktacular takes place. Gather your courage and explore the village, in which cursed spirits roam and look for new souls to claim and join their realm. This Halloween adventure on Sentosa island promises to be a bloodcurdling night of terrifying fun
The Singapore Writers Festival is back this year with over 250 events across 10 days. The theme of this year’s program is “The Prospect of Beauty” and festival attendees are invited to discuss hard-hitting topics like the environment, economic progress, morality in literature and unrealistic projections of female beauty. There are over 200 local and international writers in attendance, including big names like science fiction writer Raymond E. Feist, notorious feminist and social critic Naomi Wolf and literary stalwart Paul Theroux
Fans of William Shakespeare will not want to miss the original production of one of the Bard's most popular plays, directed by Dominic Dromgoole (artistic director at the Globe). The production will also feature Renaissance costumes and staging.
The Digital Fashion Week, or DFW is an Asian designer showcase to promote young fashion designers through events and digital platforms in Asia. The theme for this year is “European Exchange” and the world's oldest supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice will be gracing the event by walking the runway donning apparel by Singaporean designer Max Tan. Running since 2012, the event has worked with over 50 Singaporean designers as well as hosting notable names in the global fashion industry names like Naomi Campbell, Patricia Field, Jaime Perlman (British Vogue), Sophie Sumner (winner of Britain and America’s Next Top Model), and Jessica Amornkuldilok (winner of Asia’s Next Top Model).
Irish-Norwegian world music duo Secret Garden will be heading to Singapore for a one-night only concert of their greatest hits, thanks to Universal Music Singapore. Secret Garden are hugely successful in Europe, winning Eurovision for Norway in 1995 and selling over 4.5 million albums worldwide. The band made history after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1995 with "Nocturne", an entry that was more of an instrumental piece than a song. In the 40-year history of this prestigious pan-European television extravaganza, an instrumental piece had never before won.