Singapore’s biggest Easter Fiesta returns in time for the March school holidays from 10 March – 17 April 2016.
Organised by the Sentosa HarbourFront Business Association, the theme for this third year is “A New Beginning”. The Giant Egg Hunt this year features 60 eggs, hand-painted by students from Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Design, CHIJ Primary School (Toa Payoh), Park View Primary School, youths from Focus on Family’s FamChamps, as well as local and regional artists from The Affordable Art Fair.
They include Affordable Art Fair’s Young Talent Programme winner Zhang Fuming, renowned local artist Liu Xuan Qi Leo, artists collective Band of Doodlers and Iskander Walen who will be co-creating the artwork with his 2-year old son. These next-generation Singaporeans painted their vision for Singapore’s future onto the Giant Eggs, each measuring 1.8m tall.
Organisations and individuals can bring home these works of art by submitting their bids to the Association. Check out the Egg-xibition HERE.
More than S$50,000 worth of prizes are up for grabs in The Great Egg Hunt through weekly draws, a grand draw, as well as a special category for tourists.
HOW TO PLAY?
- Register on SHBA’s “The Great Egg-Venture 2016” Contest App in order to participate in the Giant Egg Hunt Contest.
- Proceed to the Sentosa HarbourFront precinct to start on the Giant Egg Hunt. Clues to the Giant Egg locations can be found on the event microsite (www.thegreateggventure.com) or on the map of The Great Egg-Venture brochure. All Giant Eggs have been tagged with geo-location.
- Take a selfie with the Giant Egg within a designated parameter to complete the process. Participants will be automatically directed to the “Egg Found” screen. This process has to be repeated for each egg for all 60 Giant Eggs. Each Giant Egg can only be hunted once.
Weekly Draws PRIZES
The minimum number of Giant Eggs to be hunted in each of the three prize tiers for the weekly draws is 40, 50 and 60 Giant Eggs.
Participants will qualify for the weekly draws when they attain the number of Giant Eggs according to the tiers within the stated week. Participants are entitled to win a maximum of one prize from each weekly draw. E.g. if 40 Giant Eggs were hunted for in Week 1 and another 20 Giant Eggs were hunted for in Week 2, the Participant will stand to win the prize for the 40 Giant Eggs tier in Week 1 and the prize for the 60 Giant Eggs tier in Week 2.
Grand Draw Participants who complete the hunt for all 60 Giant Eggs during the Contest Period will stand a chance to win from the three prizes in the Grand Draw.
For Visitors ONLY — Tourist Category Tourists can participate in a separate category – Tourist Category, and stand to redeem the prize stated for every 10 Giant Eggs hunted during the Contest Period. To qualify to participate under the Tourist Category, participants must have a minimum stay of 2 nights in Singapore with proof of travel. Redemption is limited to the first 5 tourists daily.
LOCATION OF EGGS
- Adventure Cove Waterpark, RWS
- Bay Hotel Singapore
- Beach Station
- Equarius Hotel, RWS
- ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa
- Faber Peak Singapore
- Festive Hotel, RWS
- HabourFront Centre
- Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, RWS
- Hotel Michael, RWS
- iFly Singapore
- Imbiah Lookout
- Merlion Plaza
- Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa
- Oneo 15 Marina Club
- Palawan Beach
- Resorts World Sentosa – World Square, Forum, MFS
- S.E.A. Aquarium, RWS
- Sentosa 4D Adventureland
- Sentosa Boardwalk
- Sentosa Cove
- Siloso Beach
- Siloso Beach Resort
- Singapore Cruise Centre
- Skyline Luge Singapore
- Tanjong Beach
- Trick Eye Museum Singapore
- Universal Studios Singapore, RWS
- Vivo City
- W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Beyond the egg hunt, Sentosa HarbourFront will be abuzz with Easter celebrations, kicking off from 10 March 2016. An egg-citing line-up of signature Easter brunches across the precinct’s hotels, egg painting and Easter craft workshops will bring something eggstraordinary for everyone in the family.
Throughout the month of March, Sentosa Merlion Magic Lights will transform the Merlion Plaza into a spectacular video, light, and sound show every evening.
|Date:||4 – 31 March 2016|
Weekdays: 7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm & 9.15pm
Weekends & PH (additional 2 shows):
7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm, 9.15pm, 9.45pm & 10.15pm
|Venue:||Merlion Plaza (Sentosa)|
Bring your kids to Sentosa KidZ Flea to support the PLAY-trepreneurs, or mini-bosses who will have fun acquiring life skills through experiential learning. They will be donating part or all of their earnings to the Autism Association (Singapore), the designated charity for the event this year.
You can encourage your kids to donate to the charity too. You never know what kind of treasures you will find at the KidZ Flea. Aside from the values of compassion and empathy, your little ones might be inspired to take on the challenge to be a PLAY-trepreneur in the next edition!
|Date:||12 – 19 March 2016|
|Opening hours:||3pm – 9pm each day|
|Venue:||Merlion Plaza (Sentosa)|
On Easter weekend, Sentosa Egg Fiesta – Garden Edition will present a myriad of family-friendly activities. Members of the public can discover a whimsical Easter Garden with colourful giant eggs and bunny characters, while joining in fun activities like egg painting and bunny photo prop making.
|Date:||25-27 March 2016|
|Opening hours:||10am – 3pm each day|
|Venue:||Palawan beachfront (Sentosa)|
Over at Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore welcomes Easter with a new stage show – An unEGGspected Wedding – at its Pantages Hollywood Theater followed by a special meet-and-greet with park characters in Easter get-up, and guests can enjoy a scrumptious buffet lunch with Easter characters as well as an exciting park-wide Easter egg hunt.
The Easter cheers spread to S.E.A. Aquarium with the return of the underwater Easter Bunny as well as interactive activities for families and children, including a chance to get up-close with Dolphin Island’s friendly marine mammals at the Morning with Dolphins program over Easter weekend.
All photos used in this post are courtesy of the organizers.
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