SPRING-SUMMER 2010I sea&iI45cityguide
46Isea&iISPRING-SUMMER 2010IN THE EVENT.TIME YOUR TRIP TO COINCIDE WITH THESE HIGHLIGHTSWORLDGOURMETSUMMIT11 - 25 AprilInternational Michelin-star chefs join to host celebrity dinners and share top culinary tips at master classes.www.worldgourmetsummit.comSINGAPOREINTERNATIONALFILMFESTIVAL15 - 24 AprilThis festival brings Asian cinema into the spotlight with screenings ofindependent films and documentaries.www.filmfest.org.sgSINGAPOREARTSFESTIVAL14 May - 13 JuneThe hottest ticket for performingarts in the Far East, this juxtaposes glittering stars of Asian and Western dance, theatre and music.www.singaporeartsfest.com/2010/THEGREATSINGAPORESALE28 May - 25 JulyThe annual event when the city's boutiques,malls and department stores offer dizzyingdiscounts. www.greatsingaporesale.com.sgSINGAPOREDRAGONBOATFESTIVAL10 - 11 JulyTop crews from across the world compete in beautifully decorated boats to theinvigorating beat of drums and gongs.www.sdba.org.sg/SINGAPOREFOODFESTIVALJuly Whet your appetite with Singapore's Asian-fusion flavours at this annualepicurean extravaganza. MID-AUTUMNFESTIVAL14 September Cultural shows and a vibrant parade of dragon dances and fireworks abound.FORMULAONE: SINGAPOREGRANDPRIX24 - 26 SeptemberA nightime thrill of speed.www.singaporegp.sg/DEEPAVALILIGHT-UPOctober-NovemberThe 'Festival of Lights', Deepavali welcomes in the Hindu New Year. Singapore's Little India blazes with diyas (clay pots),fairylights and garlands.