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Universal Studios Opening and More, This Week!

Events - 15 March 2010 11:30 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Universal Studios Opening and More, This Week!

We bring you the top 5 must-catch events happening this week. Miss them at your own peril!


1. Universal Studios Opening

We’ve heard tickets to the first day have already sold out, so better move fast if you intend to be one of the first to experience the most widely-anticipated attraction in the region! Located within Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore will bring to life the best movie-themed attractions packed within seven zones ranging from Hollywood, Far Far Away™ to Sci-Fi City™ and The Lost World™.

Tickets for the preview phase must be purchased online at www.rwsentosa.com, or via phone bookings at +65 6577 8899. Tickets can also be purchased for future dates only at the ticket booths from 9 am to 6 pm daily at Universal Studios Singapore. Limited tickets will be offered during the soft opening.

WIN! We have a pair of tickets to give away to 1 VERY lucky winner to attend the opening day of Universal Studios (Thursday, March 18). Just answer the 2 questions below and send them along with your full name, NRIC & contact number to [email protected]:

1. Name any one of the top 5 “must catch” events happening this week.(Hint: the answer can be found within this guide!)

2. Name any one of the seven zones in Universal Studios Singapore (Hint: Read our "Welcome to Universal Studios" preview guide here!)

This contest is now closed.



From Thursday, at Resorts World Sentosa. Tickets from $66- 72 (1-day pass) to $118 (2-day pass).


2. Mosaic Music Festival

This year’s Mosaic features performances by Kings of Convenience, Soulbop, Pink Martini, Dinosaur Jr, The Go! Team and more. The 10-day event also features lots of free performances at 3 sections of the Esplanade: The concourse, outdoor theatre and the library.

Until March 21, at the Esplanade. Visit www.mosaicmusicfestival.com/ for full programme and ticketing.


3. Sandy Treasures at Sentosa

Families can enjoy a ‘sand-sational’ experience at Sentosa’s Palawan Beach by learning to create their very own sand sculptures through free workshops conducted by professional sand sculptors.

Until March 21, at Palawan Beach Sentosa. Free admission but island and transport charges apply.


4. Cold Storage Kids Run 2010

Into its third year, the Cold Storage Kids Run 2010 hopes to promote the health and well-being of children, and to make it the marquee event in nurturing running passion among the young. It’ll be a fun way for parents and kids to bond and to get their kids interested in sports.

Thursday only, at the Kallang Leisure Park. Tickets at $30.


5. River Festival 2010

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and come down to this vibrant riverside market. Explore the innovative treasures on offer - the market stalls are full of goodies from paintings to arty crafts to chic fashion apparels to handmade accessories and many more.

Every Friday to Sunday until the end of March, at the River Promenade. Free.


For more events on this week, go here.