The Singapore Sun Festival 2010 will take place from 29 October to 7 November 2010. The presenting sponsor of this year's Festival would be global financial services firm, UBS. This year’s program is certainly set to dazzle with an array of star-studded and high profile events.
Singapore Sun Festival is leading music and lifestyle festival of Singapore. IMG Artists inaugurated the Singapore Sun Festival in October 2007. Through the 7 disciplines of Music, Visual Art, Literature, Film, Wine, Food and Wellness, the ‘Art of Living Well’ is celebrated by Singapore Sun Festival, an annual multi-arts and integrated lifestyle Festival. Many superb, high-quality and prestigious events are represented by the Singapore Sun Festival for both Singapore citizens and foreign visitors. Top international and regional artists are brought to Singapore every year by the Festival, including world premieres and exclusive performances by stars from all over the world.
Headliners in the music, film and culinary industries, including multi-Grammy award winning musician, producer, composer, and arranger David Foster, together with Natalie Cole, young singing sensation Charice, American Idol winner Ruben Studdard, Peter Cetera and The Canadian Tenors in two stunning gala night performances of Hitman, David Foster and Friends are the highlights for the year 2010. Other highly anticipated acts include Natalie Cole, George Benson, and The Creole Choir of Cuba. Sharon Stone takes the stage in an on-stage interview and a gala dinner for the first time in Singapore.
An Italian Gala performance will be performed by Jos. Carreras, the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra and soloists from the Accademia Del Maggio Musical Fiorentino, conducted by Paolo Olmi. An exclusive on-stage interview will also be conducted by Jos. Carreras. With rising stars such as guanzi soloist Han Le, violin soloist Rachel Lee, pipa soloist Yu Jia and guitar soloist Milo Karadagli, The Singapore Chinese Orchestra will take the stage in its East meets West Gala Closing Concert Silk Road Odyssey.
Visual artist Jimmy Ong’s exhibition is presented by him. Along with a champagne appreciation session with wine guru Curtis Marsh, Diana Francis's exclusive exhibition ‘Life Is Beautiful’ will be showcased at the Veuve Clicquot Sun Tent. Wellness and spiritual gurus Vikas Malkani and Umesh H. Nandwani will take the weekend yoga classes, as well as wellness and meditation sessions. In this festival, author of Mao's Last Dancer, Li Cunxin will share his incredible life story as depicted in his book of which a film has now been made and Tishani Doshi as she talks about her poems, short stories and her first novel.
With the leading wine critic, James Suckling, Michelin Star chef Carlo Cracco will team up in an Italian gourmet celebration including a brunch and gala dinner. A superb Bordeaux master-class will also be led by James Suckling at the Fullerton Hotel. Exclusive culinary events and a cooking class will also be presented by celebrity chef Curtis Stone. Free screenings of classic films will be taken place at Singapore Botanic Gardens with two free outdoor concerts by Tambuco and Indialucia at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre and an outdoor exhibition of stunning light art installations, the First of its kind in Asia will be taken place in the Marina Bay precinct.
Tickets for the Singapore Sun Festival events are available from 6 August 2010 and can be booked directly with SISTIC at www.sistic.com.sg; SISTIC Hotline (65) 6348 5555; and all SISTIC authorized agents. For more information about tickets for Singapore Sun Festival event, visit URL: http://www.singaporesunfestival.com/2010/tickets.php
Date: 29-30 Oct 2010 (Friday and Saturday)
Duration: Approx. 120 mins with no interval
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive
Ticket Prices (Exclude Booking Fee):
Standard – S$258, S$218, S$168, S$118, S$78
VIP Box – S$258
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