Be prepared for endless hours of fun and entertainment when attending the famous Singapore River Buskers’ Festival in the scenic and beautiful island of Singapore. Reputed to be one of the biggest buskers’ gatherings in the whole of Asia, this popular event features a wide range of top notch street performers from all over the world. This annual festival is held during the month of November lasting for a period of 9 days. Many of Singapore’s most popular venues come alive with vibrant and entertaining street performances that are sure to amaze and delight visitors of all ages.
The Singapore River Buskers’ Festival was first held in 1997 at the scenic Clarke Quay and Riverside areas of Singapore. This initial festive celebration featured comedians, a face painter, acrobats and a musical act among many other highlights from professional buskers from different parts of the world. The incredible success of the first festival led it to become an annual event in Singapore that is attended by streams of tourists and performers who congregate for a short period of excitement and endless fun.
Today, during the celebration of the Singapore River Buskers’ Festival, various key places in the island such as Orchard Road, Clarke Quay, Marina Bay, Roberton Walk and the Riverside are packed with amazing performers and enthralled onlookers. Acts such as sword swallowing, miming, comedy performances, dance routines, juggling, acrobatic performances and magic shows can be enjoyed at leisure. Offering visitors unlimited street entertainment, the festival is truly an unforgettable event to witness!
The Singapore River Buskers’ Festival can be enjoyed in all its fullness when staying at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore. This Singapore hotel in central business districtis recognized as one of Asia’s top 5 star hotels offering guests lifestyle accommodation in an elegant resort like environment along the scenic banks of the Singapore River. Enjoy lavish comfort and indulge in stylish elegance at this luxury hotel Singapore.
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