Singapore Sun Festival

Fig 1: Singapore Sun FestivalFriday, October 17, 2008 - Sunday, October 26, 2008

various locations
Singapore
Singapore, Central Singapore

Fig 1: Singapore Sun Festival

Friday, October 17, 2008 - Sunday, October 26, 2008

various locations
Singapore Sun FestivalSingapore
Singapore, Central Singapore

Singapore Sun Festival, the premier arts and lifestyle festival, returns for another celebration from 17 – 26 October 2008. Singapore Sun Festival is an annual multi-arts and integrated lifestyle festival that celebrates the Arts and the Art of Living Well, through the seven disciplines: Music, Visual Arts, Literature, Film, Wine, Cuisine and Wellness.

This Festival features a collection of concerts performed by acclaimed artists; exhibitions by leading visual artists; readings and discussions with top literary figures; culinary delights with some of the world's finest chefs and winemakers; film screenings; and wellness programmes to rejuvenate the mind and soul.

Founded by the Del Sole Foundation of the Arts and Humanities which promotes education in the arts and the building of future audiences for the arts, the Festival Del Sole (or Sun Festival) is presented annually in Cortona, italy and Napa Valley, California.  In 2007, the Sun Festival is being was presented in Singapore as the first and only Asian chapter of the Festival.

Singapore Sun FestivalThe 2008 festival continues the international tradition of high quality, integrated events where the detailed planning and quality of each individual event is second to none. Highlights of the 2008 festival include concerts by the world’s finest orchestras; world-class dining experiences with world-renowned chefs and wine-makers; spectacular and captivating art works by celebrated artists; an excellent line-up of film, literature and wellness events featuring celebrity guests, best-selling travel authors, and wellness gurus.

Also, a prestigious Wine Auction will also be held as part of the 2008 festival to raise funds for Singapore Sun Festival’s adopted charity, The VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer.

The Singapore Sun Festival will take place over a period of 13 days between 17-26 October 2008 in beautiful locations ranging from the historical and intimate Arts House at The Old Parliament to the lush tropical setting of Spa Botanica; from the picturesque promenade along the Singapore River to the stunning Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay; from the colonial Singapore Tyler Print Institute to the alluring IndoChine Empress Place by the Waterfront, as well as the lavish Royal Mughal Sun Tent - the Festival hub - and other unique and interesting locations.Singapore Sun Festival

Over 150 artists, writers, musicians, chefs and other celebrity guests will come together in Singapore to celebrate music, literature, wine, cuisine, film, art and wellness.

A fest for the senses.  A joy to experience.  A gift for the soul.

Ticket sales for the Singapore Sun Festival will commence in June 2008. Visit http://www.sistic.com.sg for ticketing information and bookings.