List Of Cancelled & Postponed Events In Singapore Due To Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Outbreak
At least 10 large-scale events have been cancelled or rescheduled so far.
Several large-scale events in Singapore, including concerts, have been cancelled or postponed since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus Covid-19, following the Ministry of Health’s advisory to defer or cancel non-essential large-scale events.
Herewith, a handy guide for you to keep track of what’s happening (and what’s not), or what to do if you’re expecting a concert ticket refund from a cancelled gig. If you’re looking for alternative plans, we’ve got you covered with a list of top things to do this month, and other upcoming concerts in Singapore that are still going on.
Who's ready for a Nerf shootout of epic proportions? Gear up and be a part of the grand finale of Asia’s Largest Blaster Battle, and you'll also play a part in getting into the Singapore Book of Records for the highest number of participants. Suitable for kids aged 7 and above only. The last man standing in each mini game will win themselves a Nerf Blaster. For the kiddos aged 8-13, be the winner of any of 10 special games to qualify for the Nerf National Games organized by Hasbro.
Update, Feb 12: This event has been postponed till further notice.
Feb 23, 12pm-6pm, National Stadium, 1 Stadium Dr, S397629. For more info, visit www.sportshub.com.sg/openhouse.
American rock band X Ambassadors will be playing their first-ever show in Singapore. The alt-rock trio, who counts Imagine Dragons among their fans, found success with their hits like ‘Unsteady’ and ‘Renegades’. The tour will see the group, which has written songs for the likes of Lizzo, Rihanna and Kanye West, perform their own tunes from theri latest release, Orion, like 'Boom', ‘Hey Child’ and ‘Gorgeous’.
Update: This gig has been cancelled. Refunds will be made via original modes of payment. For more info, visit https://www.apactix.com/events/detail/x-ambassadors-2020
Feb 18, from 8pm at Singapore Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road, Capitol Piazza
Global K-pop group GOT7 will be back in Singapore for their newest 2020 World Tour, Keep Spinning. The seven-member group with members hailing from Thailand, South Korea, the United States of America, and Hong Kong, debuted in 2014, and gained attention with their choreography that comprises martial arts tricking and street dancing. These K-popsters have since earned multiple chart hits and music show wins, and this will be the group’s first ever arena show in Singapore.
Update: The concert has been postponed, with new dates to be announced. Refunds for tickets will be made via original modes of payment, from Feb 8 to 28. For more info, visit https://www.apactix.com/events/detail/got7-2020
Feb 22, from 6pm at Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, S397691. Tickets from $168.
Photo: Live Nation SG/Facebook
If you’re a fan of martial arts and K-pop, mark your calendars for this performance by Korean co-ed martial arts group K-Tigers Zero. Formed by K-Tigers, the group released their debut mini album ‘Joy, Anger, Sorrow, Pleasure’ in September 2019 so you can expect to see an exciting show of taekwondo, singing, dance, rap and choreography.
Update: The concert has been postponed. The group will now perform at the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix 2020 (Sep 18-20). Further details to be announced at www.singaporegp.sg. Ticket refunds for the Feb 22 gig will be made via original modes of payment.
Feb 22, from 7pm at The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, S138617. Tickets from $58. For more info, visit https://www.apactix.com/events/detail/ktigerszero-2020
Catch 66 of the world’s best female golfers at the HSBC Women’s World Championship as they compete for one of the most prestigious titles on the Ladies Profession Golf Association tour. The four-day event, commonly known as Asia’s Major, will be seeing defending champion and World No. 2 Sung Hyun Park in action to defend her title.
Feb 27-Mar 1, from 7.30am. Tickets from $22 at The New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club, 27 Bukit Manis Road, S099892. For more info, visit https://www.hsbcgolf.com/womens/
Get your cameras ready for the ‘gram! i Light Singapore is back for its eighth edition with a very timely topic. With the theme of ‘Re:Light, Re:Live, Re:Imagine’, the festival will be focusing on the topic of sustainability. International and local artists were invited to create the light art installations and artworks that will be featured around Marina Bay. Look out for installations such as Ruffled Ice that was created by our local artists, featuring plastic waste to illustrate the damage of plastic done to our environment.
Mar 6 to 29, 7.30pm-11pm daily with extended hours to 12am on Friday and Saturdays. Various locations. Free. More info at https://www.ilightsingapore.sg/
Photo: i Light Singapore
Multi platinum-selling singer-songwriter Khalid will be dropping by Singapore as part of his headline tour. With multi Grammy Award nominations and American Music Awards under his belt, the 21-year-old American wunderkind is set to serenade fans with songs from his new album like, ‘Up All Night’, and his debut single, ‘Location’.
Update, Feb 14: Khalid has postponed his Asia leg of the tour, with rescheduled dates to be announced. Refunds for tickets will be made. Those who paid with credit cards (except for SingPost transactions) will be refunded via the same card used for the transaction. If you paid with cash, NETS or SingPost transactions, you can get a cash refund from Feb 24 to Mar 8 at the Singapore Sports Hub Box Office (bring your physical tickets and photo ID).
Mar 26, from 8pm at Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, S397691. For more info, visit https://www.sportshub.com.sg/Khalid
Originally scheduled to take place at Suntec City Convention Centre on Mar 12-15, the ITShow has been postponed. A major event for tech geeks, bargain-hunting folks, and everyone in between, the ITSHOW has become synonymous with huge bargains for the latest gadgets, as well as the crowds thronging the event. New dates for the event have yet to be announced.
More info at https://www.comexitshow.com.sg/.
Photo: ITSHOW Facebook
If you didn’t get enough of Jam Hsiao back in 2018, or you missed your chance, the Taiwanese singer and actor is back just after 2 years to captivate his fans. Playing a huge role in the creative aspect of his show production, from stage and prop designs to music arrangement, feel Jam Hsiao’s passion as you bop along to his classic hits, ‘Princess’, ‘New Endless Love’, ‘A Love Song For You’ and many more!
Update, Feb 16: The concert has been cancelled. Refunds will be made via original modes of payment.
For more info, visit https://www.apactix.com/events/detail/jamhsiao-2020
Photo: Live Nation SG/Facebook
The annual travel extravaganza was originally set to be happening from Feb 21-23 at Singapore Expo, but will now take place from May 1-3 at the same venue. Some among the 90 exhibitors were reportedly concerned about the attendance due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The biannual fair attracts about 110,000 visitors a year.
NATAS Travel 2020 is on from May 1-3, 10.30am-9pm, at Singapore Expo Halls 4B & 5. Free admission. More info at http://natastravelfair.travel/.
Photo: National Association of Travel Agents Singapore Facebook
Is Singapore about to get hotter now that 98 Degrees is coming to town? Most definitely. Get ready for a blast from the past because all members of the boyband (manband?) will be present on the same stage performing some of their classics, like their collab with Stevie Wonder on ‘True to Your Heart’ for Disney’s Mulan and scored a chart-topping single, ‘Thank God I Found You’ with Mariah Carey and Joe.
Update: The concert has been postponed from Feb 20 to May 19.
May 19, from 8pm at The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, S138617. Tickets from $128. For more info, visit https://www.lamcproductions.com/98degrees
Back in the 80s, English band Spandau Ballet ruled with their new-wave music and soulful voices. Now, the group’s ex-frontman Tony Hadley bring the best of the 80’s back to our little island, performing some of the group’s greatest hits, as well as his solo releases. Feel the lurve as he performs winning tunes like ‘Gold’, ‘True’, ‘I’ll Fly For You’, and tracks from his latest album, Talking To The Moon.
Update, Feb 10: The concert has been rescheduled from Feb 16 to Oct 10.
Oct 10, 8pm, The Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Ave, S138507. Tickets from $128. More info at https://sistic.com.sg/events/tony0220
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