Hottest Events in September 2018

The Formula One race, art, dance and music festivals, sporting events and more

Published: 04 September 2018

Credit:Singapore GP Pte Ltd
Credit:Singapore GP Pte Ltd

Action Packed

The event all F1 fans have been waiting for, the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix  returns to the island republic - and it’s bigger and better than ever. Witness the world’s finest drivers go wheel-to-wheel at astonishing speeds as they zip around the circuit at Singapore’s picturesque Marina Bay. Then, stay for the after-party featuring the hottest acts in music, such as Taiwanese pop idol Jay Chou, English singer-songwriter Dua Lipa and Liam Gallagher of Oasis fame.

  • When: 14–16 September
  • Where: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore

Jolly Good Time

The 10th Underbelly Festival is set to brighten up the city of London with an array of festivities, with the best in live circus, comedy, cabaret and family entertainment. Enjoy an amazing line-up of shows, including the likes of ‘psychic’ comedian Peter Antoniou, Circa’s thrilling circus-cabaret show, Peepshow, and for the little ones, the family-friendly Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall. Replenish yourself at the riverside where vendors offer a variety of street food, or grab a cold one at London’s biggest outdoor bars, like the Rekorderlig Botanicals Bar and Pimms Hut.

  • When: Until 30 September
  • Where: South Bank, London, U.K

Show Stopper

Multi-talented Taiwanese superstar Richie Jen, who has had equal success in the worlds of music, television and film, will be captivating fans at his upcoming Richie Jen Live In Concert at the Arena of Stars. Concertgoers will be treated to a trip down memory lane with his iconic soundtrack songs, such as Candlelight from Fly Me To Polaris and signature ballads like Too Softhearted.

  • When: 19 & 20 October
  • Where: Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Cultural Odyssey

This year marks a milestone for the Bangkok International Festival of Dance and Music, as it celebrates its 20th year with over a thousand performers. The programme includes classical concerts, opera, ballet, contemporary and folk dances, jazz and less common musical genres such as fado. With acts like the Moscow State Classical Ballet of Russia, who will be performing three of its flagship shows, as well as the Karlsruhe Theatre from Germany and the Magnificent Seven Magician show by New York’s International Magicians Society, this is an artistic and cultural event not to be missed.

  • When: 12 September – 18 October
  • Where: Thailand Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Historic Games

Thousands of participants from all over the world will converge in Penang this September for the inaugural Asia Pacific Masters Games 2018. This is the first-ever Masters Games in Asia involving Masters athletes, who are on average 30 years old and above. A total of 22 sports, ranging from perennial favourites like athletics, swimming, football and badminton to the Masters Games debutants tenpin bowling, wushu, pencak silat and lion dance, will be held in various locations throughout the island and mainland, with entries coming from as far as Australia, India, China, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Canada, the United States and Zimbabwe. The games are unlike any other in the region, as anybody who meets the minimum age requirement can sign up to be a participant.

  • When: 7-15 Sept 2018
  • Where: Penang, Malaysia

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