Wish We Were Here: In Singapore This Weekend for the Singapore Grand Prix

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Year after year, motor race fans from all over the world look forward to the Singapore Grand Prix held at the 5.065 kilometer-long Marina Bay Street Circuit. This year, it will be happening from September 15 to 17, and it's basically three days of adrenaline rush from watching not only the races, but also from the concerts that are happen as they days end. 

The first Grand Prix in Singapore was held in 1961, back it was only in 2008 that the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix we know today was started. It was the first F1 night race and F1 street circuit in Asia, and those who want to experience this yearly event would go as far as coordinate their travels to coincide the Grand Prix. 

Here are just some of the highlights from the previous years: 

During the last few years, the Singapore Grand Prix brought Kylie Minogue, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, Pharell Williams, and Jennifer Lopez, to name a few. This year, it only gets bigger as artists including Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, Seal, and Duran Duran to perform as every racing day ends. 

For the event guide and the schedule of races and performances happening during the Singapore Grand Prix, you may check out the event's website


Getting there: There are a number of airlines offering daily flights from Manila to Singapore. It would be better, though, to book a flight months ahead as a lot of tourists flock to Singapore during this season as well. To get to the Marina Bay Street Circuit, you may decide if you want to take the train, ride a taxi, or book a Grab or Uber ride from your hotel or point of pick-up.

Tip: When buying tickets, you may buy their single-day or three-day pass, and choose the section where you want to stay. Tickets start from $128 for single-day passes and $278 for three-day passes. Visit this link if you want to know more. 

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