Island Guide5 REASONS TO CHECK OUT SENTOSA SANDSATION: STAR WARS EDITION

Come to Sentosa, you must.

Southeast Asia’s largest sand festival is back! Sentosa Sandsation: STAR WARS Edition is happening from 31 August to 15 September on an island not that far away.

Experience iconic scenes right out of STAR WARS: The Force Awakens, and STAR WARS: The Last Jedi recreated by local and international sand sculptors.

19 larger-than-life sand sculptures of your favourite STAR WARS characters

Expect to see the likes of Rey, Obi Wan Kenobi, Poe Dameron, R2-D2, and more all meticulously sculpted in sand – all 2,000 tonnes of it – by critically-acclaimed Singapore sand artist, JOOheng Tan and his hand-picked team of international sand sculptors.

And these sculptures aren’t just miniature models; some even reach a length of height of 5.5 metres and a length of 9.1 metres! Better free up some storage because you’re definitely going to want to take more than just a bit of photos for the ‘gram.

P.S. Spot the STAR WARS: The rise of Skywalker easter eggs.

 

Witness world renowned sand masters fight for the Golden Shovel

Each year, the State of Fun hosts the Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Championship and every year sees a variety of unique and incredible sand designs crafted by the world’s best.

But this year is especially different because it will be based on themes and attributes from the world of STAR WARS such as “balance of light & dark”, “hope & humanity”, “empowerment” and more.

From Japan to the United States, 14 of the best sand sculptors around the globe will face off against one another to clinch the Golden Shovel Award!

Sand sculpting workshops for the little Padawans

Let your kids learn how to create their very own masterpieces at the Sand Sculpting Workshop conducted by master sand sculptors!

Specially designed for children aged 5 years and above, they’ll learn how to build sand sculptures using tools and how to sculpt sand into basic shapes and designs. A demonstration will also be provided before the kids go out and make art.

Two master sand sculptors will be there to teach and assist while your kids work on their artwork. Register for the free workshop at Siloso Beach from 31 Aug - 15 Sep (11am, 2pm & 5pm). Rain or shine, the workshop goes on, so the fun never stops. Be sure to head down to the workshop area early to register as there are limited seats available per session!

Sentosa Islander Members get first dibs, and can to enjoy priority registrations for the following 11am sessions - 1 Sep, 8 Sep and 15 Sep. More info here.

Catch your favourite movies by the beach

After an exciting day checking out at the breathtaking works of art, be sure to unwind and watch your favourite heroes and villains on the big screen.

STAR WARS blockbusters such as The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi will be playing at Palawan Green on 31 Aug and 1 Sep respectively from 7.30pm.

So, bring along a picnic mat, some delicious snacks and sit back and relax while the cool wind blows as you enjoy your Star Wars marathon!

Free entry into Sentosa & exclusive merch up for grabs.

Perhaps the best reason of all to head down to the State of Fun is the FREE island admission (but, of course).

From 31 Aug to 31 Sep, bring the fam and friends to Sentosa to catch this amazing event.

To sweeten the deal, you can also get $5 off Grab rides into Sentosa when you use the “SANDSATION” promo code (while codes last, terms & conditions here)

EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE

Don't forget to make a beeline for Sapphire Pavilion to get your hands on exclusive bespoke STAR WARS-themed merchandise, including glow-in-the-dark T-shirts and customisable tote bags.

While you’re there, take advantage of the attractive promotions to receive even more exclusive freebies!


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