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Singapore Night Festival 2013

Red light district? No, it's the National Museum of Singapore (Photo by Miguel Vieira)

For a compact country, Singapore is a cultural haven jam-packed with things to do day and night. To give credence to the fact that there’s more – plenty more – to Singapore from sundown to sun-up, the Singapore Night Festival was conceived. An artistic extravaganza that comes alive after-hours, the …

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Singapore River Festival 2013

The Read Bridge glows after dark (Photo by Choo Yut Shing)

About 200 years ago, the Singapore River started as a trading post that opened up not only this small city-state but the entire region to trade with the rest of the world. The establishment of Singapore as a logistics hub started way back when Sir Stamford Raffles realized the importance …

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