11 January 2011, Singapore – A-list celebrities including Marina Bay Sands this Friday for the 12th Zee Cine Awards. Marina Bay Sands has lined up a weekend of shopping entertainment and dining celebrations to showcase the largest and most extravagant entertainment show to hit Singapore.will be at the Sands Convention Centre at
From 14 to 16 January, Zee Cine Awards ticket holders attending Friday evening’s gala award ceremony are entitled to enjoy exclusive shopping deals at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, featuring up to 40 percent discounts at selected stores.
Produce a receipt for any item purchased at The Shoppes at Marina Bay sands and be treated to complimentary henna tattoos and traditional bindis. Henna stations will be located from 12 to 9pm at Bay Level of the Northern and Southern Promenade of The Shoppes. Free Indian jewelry, including colorful bangles and Indian beads will be handed out to shoppers throughout the day on Friday through Sunday. A group of 40 dancers will be performing to the soundtrack of Slumdog Millionaire on Saturday January 15 from 3pm.
Executive Chef Eric Bost will collaborate restauranteur-chef Reena Pushkarna will create an exclusive and very unique French Indian fusion lunch menu at the Guy Savoy where familiar Indian spices and ingredients such as saffron, curry leaves and cardamom are introduced to its kitchens for the first time.
Enjoy a four-course lunch menu consisting of Poached Monkfish with Curried Onion Purée, Artichoke and Black Truffle Soup with Toasted Mushroom Brioche and Black Truffle Butter, a chicken dish of Poulard “Poaché-Lacqué” with Mustard Leaves and Roasted Chanterelles, and Textures of Coconut. A dessert amuse bouche using saffron, mango, lemongrass and fromage blanc carries the lovely essence of lassi.
Guy Savoy’s legendary dessert trolley, carrying an assortment of Macaroons, Financiers, Chocolates and Candies will round up this truly exceptional dining experience. It is available on 14 January only, between 12 noon to 2pm, for S$200++ per person. Reservations can be made at 6688 8513 or [email protected].
The bartenders at the hotel lobby bar FUSE will specially concoct a Bollywood cocktail called 1896, which refers to the year in which the first movie appeared in India, signaling the start of the Bollywood era that we know today. This concoction is made of Whisky, Chambord, Blueberry Syrup, Sweet and Sour Mix and Soda. The colourful drink represents the coloured films that only emerged in the late 1950s. The generous amount of Whisky shows the strength and passion that the Bollywood actors and actresses have shown till today to contribute to its success. The drink is priced at S$15++ and will be available exclusively at FUSE (Hotel Tower 2) from 13 to 15 January.
In response to the overwhelming demand for the gala award ceremony at Sands Grand Ballroom, Marina Bay Sands has opened up Hall C atto allow more members of the public to enjoy the festivities. What’s up: An exclusive simulcast of the show, Indian food and performances, and possible star appearances to spice up the evening. Tickets, at S$40 per person, are still available at
Getting to The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands:
Take public transport
With fans from Singapore and around the globe coming to Marina Bay Sands to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars, members of the public are advised to take public transport or to carpool. There are many convenient options to get to the property including:
Bus From City Hall MRT station
Take either bus numbers 133 or 106 from the bus stop opposite the Fairmont Hotel entrance. The bus alights at the Bayfront Avenue bus stop, alongside the Marina Bay Sands Hotel Towers.
Bus From Promenade MRT station
Take bus number 97 opposite Millenia Towers, and alight at the Bayfront Avenue bus stop alongside the Marina Bay Sands Hotel Towers.
Bus from Marina Bay MRT station
Take either bus number 133 or 106 at the Marina Bay Sands MRT station, and alight at the Bayfront Avenue bus stop directly at the entrance of the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
Taxi drop-off points are at the entrance of the Sands Expo and Convention Center. The next-nearest taxi drop-off and pick-up point is at the Casino entrance, which is a 3 minute walk to the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
Carpark lots at Marina Bay Sands are limited during peak hours. The 1,000 self-drive lots are accessible via the carpark entrance located at Sands Expo and Convention Center. Additional carpark access points are at theaters and Hotel Tower 3. At Hotel Tower 1, as well as the Casino, only valet parking is available.
Alternatively, drivers can park at the satellite car park at Marina South (located on Marina Grove). Under this Park and Ride scheme, for a fixed $10 entry fee, drivers can park their vehicles and board the Marina Bay Sands shuttle bus at the entrance of the car park to travel to the property.