Aug 08, 2013

    Party away and snag bargains this National Day

    SINGAPOREANS, rejoice! The long weekend is here. My Paper checks out some National Day shopping deals, free exhibitions and a party, for an activity-filled weekend.


    1) National Day Party at Lantern

    Enjoy the fireworks in style, sipping on wine and snacking on tapas at rooftop bar Lantern.

    The cover charge of $98 per person includes two glasses of champagne, house wines, beers, soft drinks or juices. The party starts tomorrow from 4.30pm till late.

    Where: Lantern at The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay.

    2) Free entry to ArtScience Museum exhibition

    Pop over to the ArtScience Museum to check out its latest exhibition, Essential Eames, showcasing the works of famed American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames. Free admission till Sunday.

    Where: ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands.

    3) Watch 10th Singapore Short Cuts

    Celebrate the Singapore spirit with home-grown short films at the annual showcase this weekend.

    Admission is free and tickets are available on a first-come-first- served basis.

    Where: National Museum of Singapore. Visit for more details.


    4) M1

    To mark Singapore's 48th birthday, M1 is offering a variety of handsets priced at $48 when you sign up for a two-year mobile plan.

    Get it at: All M1 outlets.

    5) Lenovo

    Get patriotic the techy way with the Lenovo IdeaPad S410 that comes in the national colours: red or white.

    Price: $899

    Get it at: Newstead at Causeway Point, #04-32, and Addon at Funan DigitaLife Mall, #03-16.

    6) Best Denki

    Want a swanky new television set to watch the National Day Parade on? Check out the Samsung 60-inch 3-D Smart TV set.

    What's more, Best Denki will throwin two pairs of 3-D glasses. Promotion ends on Monday.

    Price: $2,848 (U.P. $4,999)

    Get it at: Limited sets available at all Best Denki outlets.

    7) Skechers

    Walk away with a trendy pair of Skechers at a nifty discount. Enjoy 30 per cent off on your second pair of regular-priced footwear this month.

    Get it at: Skechers outlet at Changi City Point, #02-42.

    8) Beauty by Nature

    Stock up on beauty products from Beauty by Nature and get 48 per cent off every second item purchased.

    Items worth checking out include the Phyto range of botanical shampoos that is tailored to different hair and scalp needs. Promotion ends on Sunday.

    Get it at: All Beauty by Nature outlets.

    9) Uniqlo

    Looking for a red T-shirt you can don on National Day? Get a special collaborative tee emblazoned with images of Bearbrick.

    Price: $24.90

    Get it at: All Uniqlo outlets.

    10) Hockhua Tonic

    Treat your loved ones to a bowl of BS Imperial Bird's Nest this long weekend.

    Price: $89 per liang, or 37.5g (U.P. $130 per liang)

    Get it at: All Hockhua outlets.

    11) Muji

    Japanese retailer Muji is offering up to 70 per cent off mirrors, cushions and women's clothes. Sale ends on Sunday.

    Get it at: At the Linkbridge Atrium, Marina Square, in front of the Muji outlet at #02-326 to 330.