Singapore Grand Prix Highlights and other Events During GPSS

First week of September has just ended – 2 more weeks to go before the Singapore Grand Prix.  But on September 16th, Grand Prix Season Singapore Starts! Without further ado, here are the highlights of this year’s Grand Prix Season Singapore:


H&M Opening in Signapore

H&M Singapore HnM

HnM Just opened in Singapore on the first week of September 2011!  This means more shopping experience for you!


Hari Raya Aidilfitri

hari raya aidilfitri


Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a celebration that marks the end of the fasting month – Ramadan.  Yes, it was holiday for us here in the Philippines too with respect to Muslim traditions.  End of Ramadan means a break after a month of sacrifice and Muslims often gather and set up sundown and vibrant bazaars in Kampong Glam and Geylang Serai.


Shopping with Tax Refund

While you are in Singapore, you can get a refund on the seven percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on your purchases. Look out for retailers displaying the “Tax Refund” logo and spend SGD100 or more to qualify. GST is refunded directly to you at selected retailers, Changi International Airport or Seletar Airport on goods that are brought out of Singapore. A handling fee for the refund service may be deducted from the GST amount.  Tax refund is available for departure by air only.


F1 Ticketholders Grand Prix Privileges

Get discounts and free stuff from these restaurants if you flash your F1 tickets! Al Dente Trattoria – Slice of wood-fired pizza and beer @ $15 Barossa – 5pc Buffalo wings and a glass of Archipelago beer @ $18 1-for-1 Singapore Sling for F1 ticket holders at The White Rabbit, Tanjong Beach Club, Overeasy and Loof More Grand Prix Privileges here.

Entertainment Highlights

Witness the performances of the following:

  • Linkin Park
  • Shakira
  • Ludacris
  • Chemical Brothers
  • Charice
  • Massive Attack
  • Boy George
  • Rick Astley
  • Shaggy
  • and many more.  Full list here.
  •  Pole Dancers in F1 Racing Gear

This just interests me since I pole dance as well.  The description of the performance seems interesting – them pole dancing in F1 gears?  I couldn’t imagine.  I am planning to watch this at Dragonfly St. James Power Station on September 25.


Party Everywhere!

Check out these party places, hang-out with your friends, meet new people and just party!

  • Avalon – Marina Bay Sands, South Crystal Pavilion (September 16-25, 2011)
  • Avalon – Marina Bay Sands Expo featuring Ludacris, LMFAO, Benny Benassi, Sander Van Doorn on September 23, 2011
  • St. James Power Station (F1 Parties from September 23- 25, 2011)
  • Rev-Up at Orchard 2011 – Mandarin Gallery (September 16-25, 2011)
  • Podium Lounge – for Singapore’s party elite.  A-list events attended by F1 drivers & teams, celebrities, musicians, models, ambassadors, Asian Royalty and the ultra jet-set crowd.
  • Zouk & Velvet Underground
  • Tanjong Beach Club
  • check out this page for party schedule.

Amber Lounge

I just dream to be guest listed in this party.  Whenever there’s F1, there’s Amber Lounge.  There are Amber Lounge parties worldwide (where F1 cars race) and Singapore has its own. Enjoy Fashion show by headline designer Frederick Lee, F1 Third Drivers modeling, Girls Night Out Party and the most awaited Grand Prix Afer Party with DJ Jack E.


Singapore Food!

What is Singapore without its great selection of food!  Check out different restaurants for specific F1 discounts!  Munch on your favorite Chili Crabs and Singapore Chicken Rice. Check out different Grand Prix Privileges for ticketholders here.  


The F1 Night Race

Of course, the grandest, most luxurious sport in the world – the F1 Grand Prix.  Held at Marina Bay in Singapore, feast your eyes with lighted streets, beautiful skyscrapers, colorfully-lit landmarks and a lively crowd! Meet F1 drivers up close during the Sunday’s Driver’s parade.  This happens an hour before the race starts.

Experience Grand Prix Season Singapore by planning your luxurious sporting vacation now.  Singapore Airlines offers all-in packages starting at USD 920/person.  This special rate includes roundtrip economy class airfare with airport transfers, 3N/4D hotel acommodations, Philippine travel tax & fuel surchare and a FORMULA ONE race ticket (Zone 4 Walkabout Pass for 3 days).

If you bought your tickets already, lucky you!  It’s going to be worth it guys, I always had fun covering the F1 in Singapore! If you haven’t yet, check out these links below to help you plan your Grand Prix Season Singapore experience:

To purchase your FORMULA ONE tickets go to

To purchase your FORMULA ONE tickets go to

For Grand Prix Season Singapore packages, refer to

Singapore Airlines

For Grand Prix Season Singapore packages, refer

For more information about the Grand Prix Season Singapore, check out

For more information about the Grand Prix Season Singapore, check out

F1 Singapore Grand Prix, GPSS

Related Links:
Dancing to Shakira’s hips don’t lie
Zoom Zoom Pow: F1 Singapore Night Race 2011 Updates
F1 Singapore Grand Prix for Geeks – La Terra Al Centro Dell ‘Universo
Singapore Grand Prix Highlights and other Events During GPSS
Live Louder Than Life at Grand Prix Season Singapore
Amber Lounge Fashion Singapore 2011

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