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Festival fever hits Singapore

There are no fewer than 10 festivals taking place until Sept 21, catering to a wide range of interests

Published on Aug 29, 2014 11:50 AM

Looking for something to do? Take your pick from 10 festivals that are taking place around the island till Sept 21.

From buskers to storytelling, beer to art and design, there is something for everyone in what has become Singapore's festival season, which straddles National Day and the Formula One races next month. Nest month, in all, 15 festivals were slated - the biggest number so far for this stretch - and five have wrapped up.

Festival organisers choose the August to September period to capitalise on the cooler weather and post-National Day buzz, while others plan their events to coincide with the school holidays and pack in the crowds.

Ms Christie Chua, the Singapore Night Festival's creative director, says its audience looks forward to the event every August.

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