Having successfully hosted the first ever night race in Grand Prix history in 2008, Singapore is now gearing up to host the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.
Held from 24 to 26 September 2010, the spectacular grand prix is set turn the world’s attention to the glamour and non-stop action at the heart of Singapore at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Since its debut, the Marina Bay Street Circuit has caught the attention of an international audience with a spectacular view of cars racing past historical landmarks and modern skyscrapers under a canopy of stars and some 1,500 lighting projectors illuminating the street circuit.
The Marina Bay Street Circuit is strategically situated within walking distance from five-star hotels, world class shopping malls and restaurants as well as the newly launched Marina Bay Sands casino.
The three-day astonishing event will continuously enthrall spectators with its unrivalled hospitality service and non-stop live entertainment, transforming the circuit park into one big carnival.
The 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is a spectacular night race on the FORMULA ONE calendar that sparks excitement, spectacle and above all, a great weekend of entertainment both on and off the track, earning itself the title of the “jewel in the FORMULA ONE crown.”
Apart from the thrilling action of FORMULA ONE and support races such as the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and Formula BMW Pacific, an array of international famous stars such as Backstreet Boys, Chaka Khan, Travis, Mavis Staples and DJ John Digweed will take spectators to a splendid Grand Prix weekend with their electrifying performances.
The expanded and improved entertainment repertoire ensures there is something for everyone, from headlining acts to adrenaline-charged shows to interactive artistic displays.
For a start, two adrenaline-charged performances are set to debut in Singapore.
This year, a freestyle trials motorbike stunt show will take centrestage on the floating platform. This high-action bike show featuring professional freestyle stunt bikers will keep the crowd on the edge of their seats with a showcase of spectacular tricks and daredevil stunts performed on a 50-metre wide and 12-metre high stage setup, against the stunning backdrop of Singapore’s Marina Bay skyline.
At the other parts of the circuit park, the visually spectacular Brazil is bound to astonish spectators. Packed with muscle, backflips and the sexy sounds of Samba, these world masters in Capoeira will cheer up the spectators with an extraordinary show that combines the Brazilian martial art with the live music and dance of Rhythm Carnival, Brazil’s hottest samba band.
Arts and soprano lovers can also enjoy such a jovial moment with the thrill of two iconic Italian acts that will transform the circuit park into a visual and musical delight.
In Zone 4 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, spectators are greeted with more eye-popping performances. One of them is an after dark audiovisual show themed Italian Harmony by production maestro, Studio Festi. With life-sized pianos and ships hoisted into the air, dancers in aggrandised customers twirl to the rhythm of symphony music.
Moreover, the presence of DIV4S will shake the grand prix weekend with their enchanting performance at the F1 Village Stage in Zone 1. The ensemble of four sopranos is the glamorous quartet of legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli. Their performance will truly put spectators in a jovial mood with a repertoire of evergreens, Italian classics, cinematic hits and soothing arias.
This advertorial was published in PMR Magazine S’pore, September 2010.