Singapore is getting set to attract affluent tourists
from around the globe during the ‘A Luxe Affair’ extravaganza, a prestigious festival that offers a range of luxurious experiences including jewellery
and timepiece showcases, performances and art events.
Catering to the lifestyles of the rich and famous, this unique line-up of premium lifestyle events
during September and October will include highlights such as TEMPUS – The Temple of Time for
those who appreciate haute horology, ART Singapore for fine art aficionados, the Singapore
JewelFest which celebrates the prestige and glamour of fine jewellery and for the first time in Asia,
Singapore Sun Festival.
Kicking off the season on 5 September is ‘TEMPUS – The Temple of Time’, featuring one of the largest private collections of rare exhibits and
novelties from Swiss watch fairs.
event, which is expected to draw a record fifty-four brands, will see,
among other events, the world’s largest watch auctioneer, Antiquorum, auctioning 35 one-of-a-kind masterpieces commissioned by His
Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco.
There will also be watch-making courses, live demonstrations by specialist artisans and master watchmakers, on-site appraisals and
informal discussion forums with industry experts.
Renowned art aficionados and collectors will be treated to the Lion City’s largest visual arts event, the annual ARTSingapore, taking place
from 5 to 8 October. With 84 galleries from 16 countries and 2 auction companies participating this year, visitors can expect to see hundreds
of artworks by highly acclaimed artists and emerging new artists from Asia and beyond.
In its fifth year, Singapore JewelFest 2007 will offer jewellery lovers heritage pieces, rare stones and limited edition designs. During the
10-day event from 12 October, the exhibition along Singapore’s premier shopping district will celebrate some of the world’s most beautiful
cuts and designs.
Rounding off the season at the end of October is the Singapore Sun Festival. This premium lifestyle
festival will bring internationally renowned artists and celebrities to Singapore to celebrate the ‘art of living well’ across a range of
disciplines: music, film, literature, visual arts, cuisine, and wellness, and will hold special appeal to visitors who appreciate the finer things in
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