Check out a CNY bazaar, sip on cocktails inspired by art, encounter gripping visual art installations and more

In the blink of an eye, 2022 is already well underway. As we step into this new year, here are some highlights to check out to in January as we welcome a brand new chapter.

 

CELEBRATE THE ARTS

 

 

Engage with novel art experiences and spectacular visual art installations within the Civic District and beyond at the Light to Night Festival. Spanning three weeks for the first time, the visual arts festival invites audiences to foster deeper connections with art with over 60 engaging and multi-sensory phygital experiences. Happening from now – 3 Feb, this year’s edition hopes to inspire renewed engagement with the world through the theme “New Ways of Seeing, Thinking and Being”, to champion a collective pursuit of new perspectives and states of mind.

 

CHECK OUT A SPRINGTIME BAZAAR

 

 

Multi-concept F&B lifestyle hub, The Refectory, partners global gourmet food distributor, Angliss Singapore, to launch a week-long showcase of the best gourmet products as part of their Lunar New Year celebrations. From now – 30 Jan, discover a wide array of food, snacks, and beverages specially curated and sourced for your CNY needs. Highlights include a quintessential Abundance Pencai, USDA Prime Beef, Red Grouper Slices, Iberico Pork Collar, hand-grilled Iberico Bak Kwa and more.

 

DISCOVER THE REAL ART OF DRINKING

 

 

Head over to the award-winning Smoke & Mirrors bar, perched atop the National Gallery, and let your inner artists free with masterfully crafted cocktail creations inspired by the very pieces that hang on the gallery’s walls.

Take a guided tour through the gallery to encounter and find out more about the works and artists that inspired each cocktail from Smoke & Mirrors’s The Real Art of Drinking menu, while learning about the evolution of cocktails throughout history.

 

ENTER A WORLD OF NEON BEAUTY

 

 

Step into a different realm at Capitol Singapore as they light up this Lunar New Year with everything neon and mesmerising. Turning into a neon playground with dazzling fixtures and images, enjoy picture-perfect reunion dining, glow-in-the-dark treats, magical bubbles, neon cherry blossom trees and much more at Capitol from now – 6 Feb.

 

GET GREATER VALUE WITH XIAOMI’S EXCLUSIVE DEALS

 

 

As one of the world’s leading smart device companies, Xiaomi ushers in the Year of the Tiger with exclusive deals across a range of their newest products to bring you and your loved ones even more festive joy. Head over to any authorised Xiaomi store or retail partner to enjoy these deals and stand a chance to win yourself a Razer Iskur Gaming Chair with Lumbar Support, along with a limited edition Xiaomi EZ link card when you spend a minimum of $108 in a single receipt. Highlights include their latest Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop Pro, the Redmi Watch 2 Lite, Xiaomi TV Q1E 55”, and the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, which comes with a free Mi Composition Scale 2 as part of their CNY promotions.

 

IMMERSE IN AN ETHEREAL AFTERNOON AMIDST FLOWERS AND TEA

 

 

Every weekend from now – March, indulge in a floral weekend afternoon tea by celebrity florist and Floral Art Director Nicolai Bergman at Four Season Hotel’s Garden@One-Ninety. Surrounded by hand-arranged wreaths of fresh flowers, delight in a medley of botanical-inspired sweets featuring the fragrant Pu-Er Tea-infused Mandarin Crémeux, Osmanthus-Peach Puff, Elderflower-Lemon Panna Cotta, Yuzu-Matcha Cake, Manjari Nama Chocolate Truffle and Violet Macaron, or sip on floral-inspired craft cocktails like the fresh, floral gin-forward Hanami, citrusy Plumeria, and whisky-based Apple Blossom.

 

RECONNECT WITH OUR ROOTS

Discover and learn more about Chinese Culture at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall as they pay a vibrant tribute and take us back in time with the Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2022. Explore a line-up of programmes aimed at promoting greater understanding and deeper appreciation of our cultural heritage. Suitable for the whole family, learn about traditional Chinese craft, get hands-on with the young ones, embark on a tour of local temples, or listen to stories and discussions on beloved Chinese myths from now – 13 Feb.

 

VISIT THE FIRST GIANT PANDA CUB BORN IN SINGAPORE

 

 

Named Le Le (叻叻) after the ancient Chinese name for Singapore, we can now catch a glimpse of this little bundle of joy in his new glass-fronted nursery at River Wonders’ Giant Panda Forest.

 

WIPE AND WIN

One of the most recognisable wet wipes, found in many local restaurants, Zappy celebrates this festive season with an exciting islandwide Wipe N’ Win Campaign. From now – 31 Mar, look out for their festive red and gold design to retrieve sure-win lucky draw prosperity tickets randomly hidden within. These tickets are also randomly hidden within their best-selling value packs, sold at all major supermarkets. Grand prizes include an Apple MacBook Air, a Dyson Cordless Vacuum, a Secretlab Chair, and the powerful OSIM uSqueez Leg Massager.