River Wonders to host a month-long celebration event for Le Le’s first birthday

Tickets to the Panda-stic Party can be purchased online via the Mandai Wildlife Reserve website.

Kassandra Kasman

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Published: 21 July 2022, 6:33 PM

River Wonders will host a month-long party to celebrate Le Le, Singapore’s Giant Panda cub’s first birthday.

The event, titled Panda-stic Party, will take place from Aug 5 to Sep 11 and feature a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy.

Le Le was born on Aug 14, 2021 and has grown from a 200g infant to a 30kg cub.

At the event, visitors can pen down a wish for Le Le at the River Wonders Bridge at $2, or visit the Giant Panda Forest to watch Le Le interact with its mother, Jia Jia.


The Panda-stic Party will last till September, the month when parents Kai Kai and Jia Jia celebrate their birthday. PHOTO CREDIT: MANDAI WILDLIFE GROUP


Those who are interested in doing hands-on activities can participate at the different activity stations and create their own tote bag or terrarium. Each activity costs $10.

The Panda-stic Party will last through the night and visitors can enjoy fireworks from a bamboo-inspired birthday cake display. This will happen at 7.30pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

Visitors can also take a stroll down the Amazonia Broadwalk to learn more about the Giant Pandas.

Besides activities, the event will feature illuminated art installations done by local students as well.

The Panda-stic Party Bundle (from $36) includes admission to the day and night event and can be purchased online from Thursday (Jul 21). 

The night activities will be available from Friday to Sunday, eve of Public Holidays and on Public Holidays.

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