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Festivals

As a melting pot of many cultures, Singapore enjoys many colourful festivals. The Chinese celebrate Chinese NewYear, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Mid Autumn Festival with mouth-watering delicacies created just for those occasions. TheMuslims look forward to Hari Raya Puasa&Hari Raya Haji and the Hindus have Thaipusam and Deepavali. These festivals areoccasions for all Singaporeans to come together to share their culture and traditions - visitors are welcome to join us! To findout more about festivals in Singapore, please visit Singapore Infomap .

Arts

Singapore is a City for the Arts. We have a burgeoning arts scene and there are drama, music and danceperformances all year round at various locations, culminating in the Singapore Arts Festival in June. Catch some of our free roadshows and performances at the local gardens and parks.

The National Arts Council, the national agency spearheading the development of the arts in Singapore, managesKallang Theatre (1,744 seats), Victoria Theatre (904 seats) and the Drama Centre (326 seats). The other major arts venue is theEsplanade - Theatres on the Bay. Opened Oct 2002, the arts centre is managed by The Esplanade Co Ltd and comprises a 1,600-seatConcert Hall (with 200 additional seats in the Gallery), a 2,000-seat Theatre, a 250-seat Recital studio, a 220-seat TheatreStudio, a rehearsal studio, outdoor performing spaces and Esplanade mall.

There are currently 3 National Museums, namely the Singapore History Museum and the Singapore Art Museum and theAsian Civilisations Museum. The Singapore Philatelic Museum is a subsidiary museum. Other museums maintained by various private andpara-governmental agencies include: Fort Siloso and Images of Singapore in Sentosa, The Battle Box at Fort Canning, Lee KongChian Art Museum and Ng Eng Teng Art gallery at the National University of Singapore, Changi Chapel&Museum, Fuk Tai Chi Museum at Telok Ayer Street, Sports museum, Sun Yat Sen Nanyangmemorial Hall, Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, and Chinese Heritage Centre.

To find out more about Singapore arts performances and activities, please visit Singapore Arts Festival .

Food paradise

Singapore is indeed a gourmet’s paradise, offering a cosmopolitan range of cuisines ranging fromMongolian to South African and Japanese to a host of European choices. Of course, you should not miss Singapore’s famedlocal specialities, Chilli Crab and Hainanese Chicken Rice. You should also try Laksa (rice noodles in coconut curry gravy withshrimp, egg and chicken as garnishing) and Nasi Padang (rice with various spicy dishes). For casual dining, eat at a kopitiam, whichis a traditional type of coffee shop serving a large variety of local food. For breakfast, order some Kaya (sweet coconut egg jam)on charcoal-toasted bread and enjoy with a cup of local coffee. Another great combination is roti prata (Indian pancake) and tehtarik (“pulled” tea). Find out more about these interesting culinary delights from Unique Singapore .

Shopping paradise

Besides being a food paradise, Singapore is also a shopper’s paradise. Have fun buying everything fromarts and crafts, antiques, gold-plated orchids, electronic goods, computer software to the hottest fashion! Check out the shoppinglist from Planet Gypsy .

Places of interest

There are many places of interest including Chinatown, Little India, Jurong Bird Park (with the world's largestSoutheast Asian bird collection), the Night Safari, the Singapore Zoological Gardens and the Singapore Science Centre. Sentosa Islandis a resort island, which is accessible by bus, cable car or ferry. It has a lot of attractions including Underwater World (Asia'slargest tropical oceanarium), and Volcano Land. For more information, please visit OTAH .

Time

GMT/UTC+8

Electricity

220-240V, 50 Hz

Country code

+65

Mobile phone network

GSM 900, GSM 1800

Weights&Measures

Metric with local variations

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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