With the jubilee weekend upon us, most Singaporeans will be scrambling to places like Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Zoo and Sentosa to enjoy the discounted entries and various SG50 free events. But apart from these large-scale SG50 events, there are also some offbeat, alternative and unique SG50 events that celebrate Singapore in their own special ways. Here are some events that you may not have known about in the upcoming weeks, including post national day events as well!
1. *Scape Marketplace Jubilee Edition
When: 7 Aug- 9 Aug (10pm)
Where: *Scape Market Place
Celebrate the long weekend with great shopping perks and nosh at the *SCAPE Marketplace, a shopping flea market event! Expect a wide array of uniquely Singapore merchandise or exclusive SG50 promotions, and discover up-and-coming local brands selling artisanal, handcrafted and self-designed goods.
Plus, if you come dressed in red or white on 8 and 9 August, you will receive free Gong Cha vouchers to quench your thirst while shopping! Not only that, *Scape will be giving away free Kacang Putih to all shoppers during those two days.
2. Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition
When: 16 Aug 2015, 10am-8pm
Where: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Exhibition Halls B&C, Level 1
Singapore plays host to one of the world’s most high profile events in the Philately community, the World Stamp Exhibition in conjunction with her 50th Year of Independence!
Learn about Singapore’s history and culture through the mysterious world of philately and stamp collection. This free event will bring you on a colourful and insightful journey of how our familiar stamps are closely intertwined with Singapore’s historical and cultural icons, and have evolved to incorporate technology and popular culture, with an exclusive showcase of Singapore’s first Augmented Reality (AR) stamps, and commemorative stamps.
If you want a unique perspective on Singapore’s past, present and future, then this event may be for you!
3. Official Durian Run Singapore
When: Aug 15, 2015, 4.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Sembawang Park Singapore
End of a great run with durians at this uniquely Singaporean marathon event! The marathon celebrates the best of Singaporeans who work hard to finish the race, and play hard by feasting on delicacies. And the best part is that you won’t feel too guilty stuffing durians in your mouth after the run when you have already burnt off those calories!
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