Sports Hub hosts series of events following new management; to feature Instagram-worthy installations, live performances
These activities will run till January 2023.
A series of events and community activities will progressively be open to the public, to commemorate the official handover of the Singapore Sports Hub to the new entity, Kallang Alive Sport Management (KASM).
According to a press release by Sport Singapore on Friday (Dec 9), Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Second Minister for Law, Mr Edwin Tong, kicked off the events by officiating the Christmas light up at the OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub.
From Dec 14 to 18, football fans can catch screenings of World Cup matches at the OCBC square at Singapore Sports Hub.
To further engage the football fans, there will be a grand draw held on Dec 17 and 18. Prizes to be won include two pairs of flight tickets to Doha by Qatar Airways as well as a two-night stay at Raffles Doha (worth $12,000).
The Adidas FIFA World Cup Official Match Ball: Journey Through Time exhibition, featuring all 14 Adidas Official Match Balls, will also be open to the public at the Singapore Sports Museum.
Those looking to take some pictures with Christmas backdrops can also do so at the Instagram-friendly Christmas installations on display from now till Dec 31, from 6pm to 10pm daily.
There will also be live acts by local artistes including Jeff Ng, Arya Yunata and Trevor Wong at the Waterfront @ Stadium Riverside Walk on Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1, 2023 from 6pm to 9pm.
Fitness enthusiasts can also take part in Strong by Zumba, which will happen on Dec 17, 24 and 31 from 10am to 11am.
SportSG has also collaborated with the Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS), to bring the Sportshub 3X3 Basketball Cup.
This event will happen on Dec 13, 14, 15 and 17 at the OCBC Arena.
An array of family-friendly activities is also organised. One such activity will be the Kallang Wonderland which is set to happen on Dec 17 and 18, from 10am to 8pm at the OCBC Square.
The movement to enable and empower parents to play an active role in their child’s life and sporting journey, Active Parents, will also host the FunFam SportFest 2022, on Dec 17 at the OCBC Arena.
Visitors can expect a full day of parent-child sporting activities, a dance fitness party and sports tryouts at the FunFam SportFest.
Minister Edwin Tong also mentioned that he has “every confidence in the new team that has been formed, to build on the existing foundations and strengthen Singapore’s position as a destination of choice for major international events.”
He also hopes that these new initiatives by the new team will “create a more vibrant community space that Singaporeans can identify with and feel for.”