Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020 Is A Grand Revelry Of Fireworks, Carnival Games & Circus Acts
Singapore will welcome the beginning of a new decade – 2020 – with fireworks and jaw-dropping performances.
Marina Bay and the Civic District will have a countdown celebration with a lineup of events from day till night. From fireworks shows to musical performances, and a pets’ carnival, there will be something to look forward to for every member of your family.
Here’s a look at their exciting lineup.
90-min fireworks musical show
As fireworks light up with the sky with 3D surround sound, the stage will be filled with performances from unicyclists, ballet dancers, and fire performers.
If you’re looking to groove along to the beat, Esplanade Presents: Come Together lets you enjoy throwback hits from Camilla Cabello, Billie Ellish, Jay Chou & Maroon 5, performed by Zeeaura & Friends.
Among other performers you can look forward to are Ken Loh & Friends – who will perform an eclectic selection of originals and covers – as well as an exhilarating 5-hour 40-minute musical starring Hillary Francis, Joe and The Soul Express, and MOTUS.
Star-studded performances & 1,000-strong band
Locals who want to party hard should head to The Promontory at Marina Bay for pre-show performances.
Let’s Celebrate 2020 by Mediacorp will boast of performances from celebrities and homegrown talents. Look out for the performances of Jarrell Huang, Aisyah Aziz, Benjamin Kheng, and Jasmine Sokko.
Those who love classical performances can watch The Philharmonic Orchestra at the Concert Hall and Victoria Theatre.
If you ever wanted to witness a Guinness World Record, watch the VOMG Rock Band NYE Party. The 1,000-strong band will showcase a medley of songs that will make you proud of today’s youth.
Family-friendly activities & pets’ carnival
Parents can successfully get their kids away from iPads by checking out the bouncy castles, magic shows, and crafts booths at Starlight at The Lawn. Thanks to Uncle Ringo, thrill-seekers can play carnival games and head to rides with their friends.
The Great Circus of Europe will also have a special New Year’s Eve performance. Expect to witness death-defying stunts and entertaining circus acts.
Pet lovers can also compete with their furry friends at the obstacle race, agility park, and a doggy free-run area at Unwind at Civic District: Pets Pawty.
Hopes & dreams of locals
As we count the days till 2020, you’ll be able to witness light projections that commemorate the New Year in one of the dreamiest ways.
The Fullerton Hotel Merlion, Merlion, and ArtScience Museum will have creative visual facades adapted from artworks by individuals from local social service organisations.
Drawings like starry universes and whimsical worlds represent their hopes and dreams for the future.
Next Sunday (29 Dec), the beneficiaries of Dyslexia Association of Singapore will share their struggle to raise awareness.
Meanwhile, elderly patients and volunteers from Yishun Community Hospital created artworks that will serve as a facade for Merlion and the ArtScience Museum.
Jam-packed Marina Bay Singapore Countdown
Marina Bay Singapore Countdown will be jam-packed with festivities and activities for Singaporeans.
You can visit their website to learn more about the events and book a ticket.
Visitors can reach Marina Bay through the MRT via the East-West Line, North-South Line, Downtown Line, and Circle Line. Note that train services will be extended on 31 December.
Here is a map of the events:
Nearest MRT Stations:
- Raffles Place (EW14, NS26)
- City Hall (EW13, NS25)
- Bayfront (DT16, CE1)
- Esplanade (CC3)
- Promenade (DT15, CC4)
- Downtown (DT17).
Families, party people, elders, and even pets can commemorate the beginning of the next decade with fun-filled memories that will last for a lifetime.
The country will welcome 2020 with optimism, and we sincerely hope that everyone’s wishes and dreams will become reality.
All images courtesy of Marina Bay Singapore Countdown unless stated otherwise.