Pokémon, Doraemon, Minions and Avatar are transiting in Singapore and are shining literally this holiday season till Christmas, New Year and Spring 2023.
Capture your best Instagram moments with your favourite movie characters at The Jewel Changi Airport, Terminal 3 Changi International Airport, Resorts World Sentosa, Gardens by the Bay, The Promontory @ Marina Bay and The National Museum of Singapore.
1. Pokémon Pikachu Night Show at The Promontory@Marina Bay and Pokémon GO Safari Zone event at Gardens by the Bay
Pokémon Air Adventures campaign with Pikachu Night Show at The Promontory@Marina Bay is a spectacular drone light display using 500 drones, illuminated the Marina Bay night skyline with different Pokémon Characters, along with aeroplanes and special light structures is the first show outside of Japan and celebration of Pokémon GO’s sixth anniversary.
Pokémon GO Safari Zone event at Gardens by the Bay runs in tandem with the special Pikachu Weekend from 18 to 20 November 2022, as part of the Pokémon Air Adventures campaign.
Pokémon GO players experienced a fun weekend of Pokémon Air Adventures gameplay, with ticket holders encountering Pokémon characters themed around Pokémon Air Adventures like Flying Pikachu and Lapras. The Central and South American region-specific Pokémon, Maractus and new debut Shiny Purrloin graced the gameplay.
Players who were unable to get tickets joined Mega Raids featuring the Mega Latias and Mega Latios and Team GO Rocket appeared more frequently in balloons with Pokémon Air Adventures stickers.
2. A Minion's Perspective Experience, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore
Following the successful tours in Seoul, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Jeju Island and Taipei, Singapore is the first city in Southeast Asia to host A Minion’s Perspective Experience at Resorts World Sentosa, based on the world’s most successful animated film franchise, Illumination’s Despicable Me and Minions and the new Minions 2, The rise of Gru.
Wander in A Minion’s Perspective Experience across eight thematic zones with various Minions and life-sized characters in thematic environments Gru's lab, The Girl’s Room and Minions Zone from Despicable Me and Minions movies, play interactive games like learn to dance like Balthazar Bratt and take Instagrammable shots with the Minions.
Almost 100 exclusive Minions merchandise items are available for purchase, offered only at A Minion’s Perspective Experience, complete with popcorn and drinks set at the Minion retail zone.
Admission is from 23 October 2022 to 3 January 2023, 10am to 7pm daily, tickets from S$30, exclusively on Klook
3. Doraemon Exhibition at The National Museum of Singapore
The Doraemon Exhibition made its debut outside of Japan at the National Museum of Singapore, featuring the past, present and the future of Doraemon.
Immerse in the world of Japanese manga, relish the showcase of original drawings and sketches by its creator, the late Mr Fujiko F Fujio and wander through the contemporary art show.
THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: National Museum of Singapore
Chill out at the Doraemon-themed cafe in collaboration with Toraya, an esteemed wagashi (traditional Japanese confections) maker with a history of close to 500 years, browse and purchase limited-edition Doraemon X Fujiko F Fujio Museum merchandise and savour Singapore - exclusive Dorayaki set inspired by the character’s favourite snack and other Japan snacks.
Admission is from 5 November 2022 to 5 February, 10am to 7pm daily, tickets from S$30 at The National Museum of Singapore and Klook.
4. Avatar at The Jewel, Changi Airport
HSBC Rain Vortex showcase - Avatar: The Way of Water
An exclusive Light & Sound show featuring a concoction of monumental choreography, music and rhythmic lights, spend magic moments to marvel at the mystical water display of the 40-metre-tall indoor waterfall, visible from staggering spots around Jewel.
Exclusive Light & Sound show inspired by Avatar: The Way of Water - 11 November 2022 to 2 January 2023: 8:30pm and 10:30pm daily
Special Christmas Light & Sound show:
11 November 2022 to 2 January 2023: 7.30pm & 9.30pm daily.
Snowfall at the Shiseido Forest Valley - 11 November 2022 to 2 January 2023, 7:35 PM, 8:35 PM, 9:35 PM and 10:35 PM daily
Jewel Canopy Park Installations
Be mesmerized with an ocean-themed sea of blue, pink, purple and teal of bioluminescent light displays and digital interaction at Canopy Park when dusk falls.
Step into a cave tunnel lined with dazzling ceiling lights and sparkling blue water effects projections for an immersive underwater-like experience with mystical plants and aquatic sea animals, motion to trigger playful responses, shaping glow in the dark corals through weaving and snap instagram moments throughout the park!
Avatar at Changi Airport Terminal 3, departure hall in front of immigration
The inspired Marui Pod - Avatar : The Way of Water
A life-sized replica of the Na’vi abode, the Metkayina towering at over seven metres, it transforms with dazzling special effects, bioluminescent waters of Pandora with projections, live performances and lighting shows when darkness falls in the evening.
Light, Sound and Projection Show Times -
Monday to Wednesday 7:30PM, 8:30PM | Thursday to Sunday 7:30PM, 8:30PM, 9:30PM
5. Avatar: The Experience, Gardens By The Bay Singapore
Avatar : The Experience is set within the splendacious Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay, creating an illuminating immersive walkthrough of Pandora mystical wonders of flora, fauna, creatures and culture of indigenous people, the Na'vi, complete with an animatronic banshee and new marine creature, the Ilu and awe-inspiring interactives in the spiraling walkways of the enchanting architectural glass greenhouse.
Admission is from 28 October to 31 March, 9am to 9pm, tickets from S$27, from official venue partner www.gardensbythebay.com.sg and ticketing partner, Klook www.klook.com