SINGAPORE, 31 OCTOBER 2023 – This Deepavali, embark on a multi-sensory journey at Singapore Sports Hub with our Rangoli & Rhythm celebration. Join us at the celebration with our Guest-of-Honour Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Health, Dr Janil Puthucheary. Held at the OCBC Square on 10 & 11 November, it will be a weekend of captivating activities that will evoke your five senses and offer experiences to remember!
A Visual and Tactile Feast of Art
Deepavali is not complete without rangolis, a quintessential part of this celebration, and patrons are invited to put the finishing touches to our rangoli to bring the intricate patterns to life. Come witness the combined effort of the community transform into a giant captivating masterpiece that embodies the spirit of our celebrations!
Move your Body to an Epic Bollywood Dance-off
Dance battles are a staple of Bollywood movies and TV dramas, and Singapore Sports Hub is bringing cinema to life with an exhilarating Bollywood dance-off. The five teams that make it to the finals will battle it out this Deepavali weekend in-person at the Sports Hub! Four of the five teams will each walk away with $100 Kallang Wave Mall vouchers while the winning team will walk away with $600 Kallang Wave Mall vouchers.
Spice Up your Deepavali with Festive Flavours and Dynamic Performances
Start your Deepavali weekend with flavourful festive treats and a symphony of cultural traditions and modern experiences!
Don an elegant saree and take a photo or unleash your creativity at our Diya (lamp) painting station where you can add your artistic touch to a clay lamp and take home your masterpiece as a memento!
Wait, there’s more – indulge in a series of captivating performances specially lined up for you. From mesmerising Peacock Dance performances, where dancers imitate the graceful movement of peacocks, to the breathtaking Karagam Dance, which showcases the intricate footwork of performers as they balance pots on their heads – prepare to be transported to the heart of traditional Indian culture. An act not to be missed is our very own Snake Charmer. He will enthral you with his performance and even pose with you so that you can capture the magical moment!
After all the activities, fuel up with the rich flavours and deep aroma of Deepavali delicacies - you can expect an array of delicious treats including Pani Puri and Murukku.
Chase the Lights of Little India
When night sets in, hop on board an open-top double decker bus for a trip around Little India to take in the bright festive lights and colourful displays of Little India. This visual and auditory experience will take 45 minutes, starting from and ending at the Singapore Sports Hub. Pre-register here to secure your spot on the bus before it is too late! Tickets are priced at $8 per person.
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Singapore Sports Hub
ABOUT SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB
Singapore Sports Hub is an iconic, premier destination offering sporting, entertainment and lifestyle experiences for all to enjoy. This world-class development is managed by Kallang Alive Sport Management Co Pte Ltd (KASM). It offers programming that comprises international recreational and competitive events, live entertainment as well as activities that cater to the broader community. The Singapore Sports Hub aims to serve the sporting and entertainment needs of people from all walks of life.
Home to unique world-class sports facilities within the city, the Singapore Sports Hub plays a critical role in accelerating the development of Singapore’s sports industry, excellence and participation. Located on a 35-hectare site in Kallang, the Singapore Sports Hub includes the following facilities:
- A 55,000-capacity National Stadium with a retractable roof and movable tiered seating
- The iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium
- A 6,000-capacity OCBC Aquatic Centre that meets FINA standards
- A 3,000-capacity OCBC Arena which is scalable and flexible in layout
- Water Sports Centre featuring kayaking and canoeing
- 41,000 sqm Kallang Wave Mall, including indoor climbing wall and Splash-N-Surf facility (Kids Waterpark, Stingray and Lazy River)
- 100PLUS Promenade that encircles the National Stadium
- Singapore Youth Olympic Museum & Singapore Sports Museum
- Singapore Sports Museum
- Sports Hub Library
- Shimano Cycling World
- Daily community facilities and activities, including beach volleyball, hard courts (futsal, basketball and netball) lawn bowls, giant chess, skate park and running & cycling paths.