The Chinese zodiac for 2018 may be the Dog, but it's the Monkey that's taking our shows by storm. From the modern day Journey to the West-inspired 'A Korea Odyssey' (also known as Hwayugi) to the New Legends of Monkey (a remake of a Japanese production from the 70s and 80s), there are a few variations of the Great Sage Equal to Heaven and his band of friends. For those who enjoy a more classic Monkey King, Heavenly King Aaron Kwok returned as the titular character in The Monkey King 3 over the Lunar New Year. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore presents bi-weekly collections of stylish looks from the streets of Singapore. More street style inspirations here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/singapura-street-style
Japan-based JILL STUART Beauty is launching in Singapore on 29 March at SEPHORA ION Orchard. Founded in Japan in 2005, the brand is best known for their embellished silver packaging and blushes which were inspired by the make-up styles of Japanese women. Their philosophy is “all for girls to be ‘kawaii’ (cute)”, and fans of the brand are known as 'Jill Girls'. Featured in their products are ingredients such as lavender oil, rosehip oil, wild rose and rosemary extracts. The full range of items that will be sold in Singapore include best-sellers such as the Mix Blush Compact, the Lip Blossom lipstick, the Ribbon Couture Eyes eyeshadow quads, and its latest product, the Loose Blush. From New York-based fashion designer Jill Stuart and the KOSE Corporation, the brand's products are also sold in China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
The annual i Light Marina Bay returns this year with Instagrammable works for the whole family. This year the festival also makes its first foray into the civic district, extending beyond its usual foothold at Marina Bay. Organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the sixth edition of the sustainable light art festival will include 20 over installation works at Marina Bay and Esplanade Park. Singapore's largest light art festival will run from 9 March to 1 April this year. Read also: i Light Marina Bay festival extends to Civic District
Sea lovers, take note. National Geographic’s Ocean Wonders at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is on now until 20 May. Learn about the fastest, largest and heaviest marine species at the Ocean Record Breakers exhibition, and see the newest marine addition, the Sand tiger sharks. Also, visitors pick up some photography tips and submit their Instagram-worthy pictures to the Marine Photography Adventure competition. For the kids, there is also the National Geographic Ocean Exploration Workshop, at both the Aquarium and the Maritime Experiential Museum, where they can learn how to be great explorers and understand more about ocean conservation. Since the museum re-opened in late 2017, five new zones have been added, including ‘Pirate Encounter’, 'Maritime Coin History', 'Ports of Call', 'Singapore Maritime Legacy' and ‘Learning to ‘Navigate’. The museum Is open daily from 10am to 7pm. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
This popular snack is part of Singapore's diverse intangible cultural heritage. You may have spotted the flaky pastry at Malay food stalls around Singapore. Called Roti Boyan (Bawean), they are either shaped into round or square pastries and deep fried till golden brown. The modern version even looks a bit like a large curry puff. The filling is made of potatoes, onions, celery, spring onions, pepper, salt and egg mixed well together. Read also: Malay Heritage Snack Roti Boyan still popular and easy to make
Halal food festival KB Live Fest was held over the weekend from 9 to 11 March at the D'Marquee at Downtown East. There were Ramly burgers, kebabs, burgers, Roti Johns and various savoury snacks. Sweet treats such as donuts, pancakes and corn-based drinks were also available. In addition to shopping deals from Singapore fashion brands, local music acts also performed during the three-day event. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
From now till 29 April, step into a 'TrollsTopia' at Universal Studio Singapore. Sing, dance and play along with ’Trolls’ characters, Princess Poppy and Branch, from the 2016 DreamWorks Animation film. Bring out your inner Troll at the 'Trollify Yourself' experience with face paint, temporary tattoos and the Trolls' signature hair-raising wigs. Catch prizes flying in the air while dancing at a glitter-filled party, ‘Glitterpalooza’, or try the virtual reality (VR) games, “VR Troll Art” and “VR Beat Feat”. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Sesame Street activities have taken over Changi Airport. At the departure hall in Terminal 3, there is a 30-metre long playground with a 4.7-metre tall slide that leads to a huge ball pit. The playground will be at Terminal 3 from 9 March to 8 April, before it is set up at Terminal 4 from 25 May to 1 July. There is also a “Our Street to Yours” pop-up exhibition at basement two, where you can get up close with beloved characters such as Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and more. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
This pop-up cafe in Singapore is a haven for fans of Care Bears. Have fun dining here while being surrounded by decorations themed after the iconic bear characters, such as Tenderheart, Cheer and Grumpy Bear. Taking place at Kumoya cafe from 1 Feb till the end of March, menu items include Seafood Chowder Rice, Cheer-up Chicken Katsu and Spread-the-cheer Waffles. Prices range from $8.90 to $28.90. Kumoya collaborated with food blogger and bento artist Shirley Wong, also known as Little Miss Bento, to create the limited-period menu. Kumoya, located at Jalan Klapa in the Bugis area, is a Halal-certified café that serves Japanese-French-inspired desserts and savoury dishes. Read also: Sample Care Bear-themed fare at this pop-up cafe opening in February Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Chanel's Fall/Winter 2018/2019 fashion show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, on 6 March 2018 saw many popular Asian celebrities in attendance. They included Mandopop stars Jay Chou and Jam Hsiao, Korean actress Park Shin-hye, and supermodels Liu Wen, Irene Kim and Soo Joo Park. Other celebrities, such as British actress Keira Knightley, were also in attendance. Here are some of their outfits. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Popular Chinese singer-songwriter Joker Xue, known for his hit songs, “Actor”, “Serious Snow” and “Gentleman”, said that he would ‘disappear’ if he could not write any more good songs. The 35-year-old also shared his thoughts about his career and his passion for music with the media ahead of a private event in Singapore last month. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Lady Bird has got universal appeal and is essential viewing, almost like a movie version of a Chicken Soup for the Soul short story.
La La Land's impact at last year's Oscars paved the way for three romantic films that have been nominated by the Academy in 2018.
This year's Oscar nominations aren’t just token nods under pressure from the cultural zeitgeist, but worthy contenders.
The Virgo full moon on the 1st is a cranky one, drawing attention to the places in our relationships that are not working. The influence of confusing Neptune will incite dumb fights about whose fault it is that the there’s dishwasher scum on the drinking glasses and at least a day of moping with your head under the pillow because nothing feels right — or something along those lines. On the 8th, big, friendly Jupiter, the planet of luck and learning, stations retrograde (he’ll stay in apparent backward motion through early July).
After promoting it in South Korea, the fast food chain launched the sensational chocolate pie in Singapore on 1 March, along with new food items fish and fries and a sweet chilli burger. The Yahoo Singapore team decided to give the chocolate pie a go and share with you our thoughts. More food stories here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/food> Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Feast on Italian-American cuisine while soaking in the view of the Singapore skyline at LAVO Restaurant & Bar. The new addition to Marina Bay Sands is located at the SkyPark and is decked in exquisite interior, with plush leather chairs and classic white tiles. It's signature dishes include the "one-pound meatball", which is made of ground wagyu beef, veal and sausage, and coated with ricotta cheese. Other options such as pastas, pizzas, steaks and raw seafood are also available. For dessert, the olive oil cake and a 20-layer peanut butter cake with mascarpone are some of the unique offerings to try. More food stories here: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/tagged/food
Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore brings bi-weekly collections of stylish looks from the streets of Singapore. In this week’s edition, some people sported bold and colourful prints while others went for solid pastel or monochrome looks.