Life-sized installations, performances: Activities at Grand Prix Season Singapore 2022
The festival takes place in four locations: Orchard Road, Clarke Quay, Kampong Gelam and Sentosa.
After a two year hiatus, The Grand Prix Season Singapore 2022 will make its return on the streets of Orchard Road, Clarke Quay, Kampong Gelam and Sentosa from Sep 23 to Oct 2.
Comprising multiple showcases, pop-up installations and activities, here are some things you can expect this season at the four locations.
LEGO and F1 fans unite at the life-sized LEGO® Technic McLaren F1™ Race Car made out of LEGO bricks.
The LEGO pop-up installation outside Ngee Ann City from Sep 23 to Oct 2 also has game stations where participants can build their own LEGO Technic McLaren F1™ Race Car and win prizes.
Outside the Mandarin Gallery, there will also be the Auchentoshan Whisky Art Installation by Beam Suntory, where visitors can sample signature cocktails infused with local flavours. The installation will be held from Sep 23 to Oct 2.
Performance and dance battles
The Danz Collective Showcase features over 200 local and regional performers on stage. Catch performers like RRILEY, Fariz Jabba, dancer and choreographer Momo Moyama and the La Selle Street Crew from the Philippines. The showcase is non-ticketed and will run from Sep 23 to 24, 7pm – 9:30pm.
Also featured is Hybrid Series, a community dance battle event that encompasses various dance styles and genres, and Turnt Up! Vol.3 Invitational 7-To-Smoke is a series of dance battles, workshops and performances judged by world-renowned freestylers.
These events are non-ticketed and take place on Sep 25. Hybrid Series will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm followed by Turnt Up! Vol.3 Invitational 7-To-Smoke from 8:30pm to 10:30pm.
K’PopX Fitness is a workout that combines simplified K-pop dance moves with aerobic and body toning exercises, suitable for those without a dancing background. K-pop stans, this is your time to shine.
Les Mills BODYCOMBAT is a non-contact workout session that draws from karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai. The workout focuses on the upper and lower body, burning calories and increasing one’s overall speed, agility and fitness.
Also by Danz Collective, Let’s Move It! Is a one day workshop that includes workshops on K-pop dances, Hip Hop and Party Moves. It is located at Somerset’s Youth Park and will be held on Oct 1, from 4.15pm to 9.30pm.
Overseas Instructors Dance Workshops & Intensive is a series of workshops run by international choreographers and dancers. Train under Japanese acts Momo Koyama, and Sakurako Ozawa, Malaysia’s Beat My Bois and Philippines’ Mycs x Josh.
The workshops will be held at the SCAPE Dance Studio and one workshop pass goes for $20.50. One can RSVP and purchase the passes at Danz Collective’s website.
Also at Clarke Quay
If you are already craving more than what Orchard Road will offer, you can also head down to Clarke Quay’s Fountain Square for themed nights, showcases and performances.
Revisit Retro will feature music from the 80s and 90s while the Service Heroes and Hotelier’s Night celebrates those in the service industry.
The Singapore Designer Fashion Showcase will boast works by Singaporean fashion designers, curated and choreographed by Singapore celebrity stylist Daniel Boey. The showcase will be held on Sep 24 and starts at 8.00pm.
Catch international artistes like New Zealand’s Kira Peace and Canada’s Levy as they hit the stage at Music Matters Live. Performances will run from Sep 23 to 25 and will end at 11.30pm on all three days.