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Quick Beats: Things to-do this February 2021 for CNY and Valentine’s

February 2021 sees Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day on the agenda, and to help you wade through the noise, here are some exciting happenings and special promotions that we think you’ll like!

Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2021

Quick Beats: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Double Prosperity

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall celebrates the Year of the Ox in style, offering a multitude of family-friendly activities to do, including heritage walking trails, and craft activities for the children to participate in.

Date: 5 January – 21 February 2021
Timing: 10.00am – 7.00pm
Location: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Rd, Singapore 327874
Pricing: Free admission

For more information on their programs, visit their website here!

ION Orchard’s “Rise in Valour” Light Show

Quick Beats: ION Orchard Rise in Valour

As is tradition, shopping malls around Singapore signal the start of Chinese New Year by decorating up and ION Orchard is no different. They will go one step beyond this year, with the mall celebrating a spectacular seasonal light show to usher in the new year at ION Sky.

Date: Now till 26 February 2021
Location: ION Sky, 2 Orchard Turn, Level 56, Singapore 238801
Pricing: One admission with every $20 spend in a single receipt at ION Orchard.

For more information, visit their website here!

Asian Civilisations Museum Open House

ACM: thINK: Chinese Calligraphy, Connoisseurship, and Collecting exhibition

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is open to visiting this Lunar New Year period! And among the highlights, are three remarkable exhibitions — Faith Beauty Love Hope – Our Stories, Your ACM, Perfect Stranger and thINK: Chinese Calligraphy, Connoisseurship, and Collecting

View our coverage on them to get a sneak peek on what these exhibitions are all about!

Date: 11 – 14 February and 26 – 28 February 2021
Location: 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
Pricing: $6 admission to ACM (U.P. $20) across Lunar New Year weekends, Singapore citizens/PR children (ages 6 and below), students & seniors enjoy free entry to all of ACM’s permanent galleries and special exhibitions.

For more information, visit their website here!

Love on Cloud 9

Quick Beats: Love on Cloud 9

Love isn’t the only thing that is in the air. This Valentines, why not dine in the clouds with your loved one, where you both get to enjoy panoramic views of Sentosa and Harbourfront alongside great food offered from a choice of three restaurants.

You’ll be able to eat heartily with mains such as the Prosciutto di Parma Beef Fillet Mignon, served with Seasonal Figs and Mascarpone Cream Sauce, from Cable Car Sky Dining’s Stardust Cabin. Or even finish off with desert-like the Strawberry Trifle with Champagne Cream from Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro. 

Date: 14 February 2021
Location: Mount Faber Peak, 109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203
Pricing: Cable Car Sky Dining’s Stardust Cabin ($348++ per couple), Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro ($258++ per couple), Dusk Restaurant & Bar ($288++ per couple)
Reservation: Visit or call +65 6377 9688

For more information, visit their website, or find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Moo Moo PARK!

Quick Beats: Moo Moo Park

Want a truly unique exhibition experience? Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) presents Moo Moo PARK, the first Drive-Through Exhibition in Asia. Experience Chinese culture in a new way as the SCCC’s carpark is transformed into an innovative art experience using AR technology and electric vehicles.

Date: 22 January – 28 March 2021
Time: 12PM – 10PM
Location: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Level 6 Carpark. 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Pricing: $10 for a drive-through experience, and $5 for a walk-through experience.

For more information, visit their website here!

Limited-Edition Year Of The Ox Yusheng Kits from Deliveroo and Soup Restaurant

Quick Beats: Deliveroo Yusheng

Chinese New Year without Yusheng isn’t the same, so Deliveroo is here to deliver (no pun intended) on that front with their limited-edition Yusheng kits, made in partnership with Soup Restaurant.

With the platter, you can expect to have delectable salmon strips and baby abalone alongside a bed of duo-coloured grated carrots, accompanied by a homemade citrus dressing sauce — packaged in a specially designed Ox-shaped Yusheng carrier. Complimentary Handmade Lotus Fortune Baos (u.p. $6.96) are also included with each order.

You also may yet get extra fortune, with four lucky winners who purchase these auspicious Ox-themed kits chosen to be gifted with $50 worth of Deliveroo credits.

Date: 12 February -14 February 2021 (pick-up and delivery)
Location: Exclusively available at the following Soup Restaurant locations (while stocks last)

  • Paragon (290 Orchard Road #B1-07, Paragon Singapore 238859)
  • Suntec City (3 Temasek Avenue #B1-127, Singapore 038983)
  • Holland Village (118 Holland Avenue, #01-02 Raffles Medical Holland Village, Singapore 278997)
  • NEX (23 Serangoon Central #02-15/16, Singapore 556083)

Pricing: $51.25

Liked any of the selections we have for you this month, or have others you think we should include in this list or the next? Let us know @ [email protected], or slide into our DMs on Facebook and Instagram. See you next month!

Photos by Brandon Neo and Darren Chiong of the DANAMIC Team. Additional visuals courtesy of Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, ION Orchard, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and One Faber Group

Russell Matthew Loh

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