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Quick Beats: Events for June 2019

Prepare yourself for an array of festivals this June! There’s something for everyone – be it IT, EDM, alcohol or kid-friendly festivals. Here’s what you should look out for this month:

30 May to 2 June – The PC Show 2019

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Singapore, 8 May 2019 – The PC Show, Singapore’s longest running IT and consumer electronics exhibition is back for its 29th edition, boasting a showcase of the latest gadgets and IT services at irresistible bargains. This year’s PC show also sees Lenovo Online presenting an O2O concept booth for the first time, with offers up to 20 percent discount on the full range of products on display.

Date: Thursday, 30 May to Sunday, 2 June 2019
Time: 12 pm – 9 pm
Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971
Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.thepcshow.com.sg

6 to 9 June – Resorts World Sentosa Summer Matsuri

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Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) brings in a slice of the exciting offerings from the iconic Furusato Matsuri Tokyo, a festival that draws throngs of locals and tourists. Guests will get to join in the revelry of food, drinks, movies and cultural performances at the first-ever RWS Summer Matsuri.

Highlights include RWS Donburi Championship, free screenings of award-winning films produced by Shochiku Co., and RWS’ rendition of Japan’s largest dance festival, Tokyo Koenji Awa Odori.

Date: Thursday, 6 June to Sunday, 9 June 2019
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
Venue: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
Admission is free. For more information, visit https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/shows-and-events/summer-matsuri-2019

8 to 9 June – ULTRA Singapore 2019

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Back for its fifth edition, Ultra Singapore 2019 is shaping up to be the biggest and best in its history. This year’s edition will be packed with world-class acts suited for every type of electronic music lover, and is sure to set the bar higher than ever before. Joining Skrillex, Martin Garrix, and Porter Robinson on the mainstage as headlining acts are Axwell, hitmaker of “More Than You Know”, and Australian electronic music duo Knife Party.

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 8-9 June 2019
Venue: Ultra Park
Ticket prices start at $158. For more information, visit https://ultrasingapore.com/tickets/2019/

14 June – Lucy Rose Southeast Asia Tour

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English singer-songwriter, Lucy Rose, makes her return to Singapore, following her sold-out show at The Projector in 2017. This concert is part of her Southeast Asia Tour, aimed at promoting her latest album “No Words Left” – this time, with a full band.

Date: Friday, 14 June 2019
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: The Pavilion, 28 China Street, Far East Square, #01-01, Singapore 049570
Ticket prices start at $50. For more information, visit https://ticketing.igo.events/e/419/lucy-rose-live-in-singapore

15 to 30 June – Pokemon Carnival

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Sentosa will be hosting the Pokemon Carnival during the holidays. Fun for Pokemon lovers of all ages, the carnival will also see the first-ever appearance of all 403 Alola region Pokémon in one place! On top of meet-and-greet sessions with all-time favourite Pikachu, visitors can also indulge in the array of activities available., Look forward to Pokémon-themed inflatable slides and ball pits, and a very special Pokémon hunt, where participants stand to win attractive prizes.

Date: Saturday, 15 June to Sunday, 30 June 2019
Venue: Sentosa Cove Village
Admission is free. For more information, visit www.sentosa.com.sg/pokemon-carnival

15 to 30 June – Children’s Festival 2019 by Gardens by the Bay

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Artist’s impression of Star Adventurer

In celebration of the release of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 in Singapore on 20 June 2019, this year’s Children’s Festival gets animated with an all-new Garden Rhapsody featuring Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story characters and workshop series by a Pixar Animation Studios Artist – a first in Singapore. Highlights include Star Adventurer and Bo Peep’s Adventure, where kids get to help the characters in a series of rescue missions; and the Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 themed Marble Run Track.

Date: Saturday, 15 June to Sunday, 30 June 2019
Time: 10 am – 9 pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission is free. For more information, visit www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/childrensfestival

16 June – Davis Guitar 30th Anniversary Party

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Since its inception in 1989, Davis Guitar has grown over the years to become a major distributor and retailer of musical instruments in Singapore. This year, Davis Guitar celebrates its 30th anniversary with a bang! Attendees can look forward to a guitar clinic from members of Chthonic, a renowned Taiwanese metal band, followed by an evening filled with smashing performances by various bands from Japan.

Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019
Time: 5pm-10pm
Venue: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore, 179936
Ticket prices start from $50. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/davis-guitar-30th-anniversary-party-tickets-58638820290

16 June – LOUDNESS: Rise to Glory World Tour

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Japanese Heavy Metal Legends LOUDNESS returns to Singapore to put on a show you won’t soon forget. The band will be performing in Singapore as part of their Rise to Glory World Tour – named after their album of the same name. Don’t miss your chance to witness these legendary metal icons in Singapore this June!

Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019
Time: 8 pm-9.30 pm
Venue: The Pavilion, 28 China Street, Far East Square, #01-01, Singapore 049570
Ticket prices start at $88. For more information, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/loudness1606

22 June – Sake Festival Singapore 2019

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Back for its seventh edition, this year’s Sake Festival Singapore will be its biggest yet, featuring more than 460 different sake and liquors from 52 participating brands, companies and organisations. This year also sees the addition of YATAGARASU’s Wanko Soba Challenge. Priced at just $1 to join, selected participants – through a ballot – will get to eat as many bowls of Wanko Soba as within the time limit set.

Date: Saturday, 22 June 2019
Time: 1 pm – 6 pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
Ticket prices start at $40. For more information, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/sake0619

22 June – Goodman Open House 2019

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Back for another year, Goodman Open House is a family-friendly arts festival that offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to enjoy and experience diverse art forms. This year’s festival offers over 20 different workshops and performances by Goodman’s resident artists and arts groups based on the themes of Music, Dance and Play. Attendees may look forward to hands-on workshops, studio visits and a mini food and art marketplace.

Date: Saturday, 22 June 2019
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
Admission is free. For more information, visit www.goodmanartscentre.sg

29 to 30 June – Wine Carnival Singapore 2019


Singapore’s annual wines and spirits exhibition is back! Wine Carnival Singapore provides wine seekers with the opportunity to purchase wines directly from importers in Singapore. This year’s carnival will also include wine education sessions, wine competition events and an exciting line-up of live performances.

Date: Saturday, 29 June to Sunday, 30 June 2019
Time: 11 am – 10 pm
Venue: Tanjong Pagar Centre, 1 Wallich Street, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078881
Ticket prices start at $38. For more information, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cwine0619

Photos by Brandon Neo of the DANAMIC Team. Other visuals courtesy of Resorts World Sentosa, Symmetry Entertainment, Nintendo/Creatures Inc. /GAME FREAK inc., Gardens by the Bay’s Children’s Festival 2019, Davis Guitar, Inokii, Sake Festival Singapore and Arts House Limited.

Deepa d/o Chevi Vadivelu

Animal and music lover, bookworm and movie enthusiast. #blackismyhappycolour

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