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Mon, 18 July 2022

Mount Faber Leisure Group to Open New Attractions on Sentosa Island, Singapore

(18 July 2022, 10:45 +07)  Mount Faber Leisure Group (MFLG) is preparing to open a day-to-night carnival beach experience in Singapore.

Scheduled to open in September 2022, Central Beach Bazaar will feature three new attractions and a new multi-F&B concept, including the 80-metre Sentosa SkyJet, one of the tallest fountains in Southeast Asia.

Joining Sentosa SkyJet in the lineup of new experiences is a modern rendition of the iconic Sentosa Musical Fountain from the early 1980s, and a casual International Food Street concept.

The third as yet unnamed attraction will offer simulation ride experiences and carnival games.

Sentosa Musical Fountain. Click to enlarge.
Sentosa Musical Fountain

Steps away from Sentosas Beach Station, Central Beach Bazaar will enhance the existing entertainment, dining and retail experiences that MFLG currently operates, like the popular outdoor night show Wings of Time. The existing Good Old Days Food Court & Western Grill and FUN Shop @ Beach Plaza are also part of the Central Beach Bazaar.

Ms Thien Kwee Eng, Chief Executive Officer, Sentosa Development Corporation, said, The Central Beach Bazaar is a key milestone in the series of new leisure experiences coming onstream along Sentosas beaches. Together with the upcoming Palawan Sands and other novel offerings, the Central Beach Bazaar will give our guests a reimagined beach experience. We look forward to welcoming more Singaporeans and tourists to Sentosa, and will continue to push ahead and partner the industry to curate diverse and fulfilling leisure experiences.

At 80 metres tall, equivalent to a 24-storey building, Sentosa SkyJet will be one of the tallest fountains in Southeast Asia, a new landmark enhancing the Sentosa skyline and providing a captivating new visual marker for beachgoers.

Floating on an open sea platform, Sentosa SkyJet was designed and constructed to minimise impact on the environment and marine life. It is anchored by marine-grade chains and seabed weights, without the need for concrete groundwork, unlike traditional fountains of its kind.

Adjacent to the on-water stage for Wings of Time, Sentosa SkyJet was created to complement the outdoor night shows choreographed symphony of water jets, laser light projections and pyrotechnics.

Powered by underwater hydraulic pumps that propel seawater at high speeds, the graceful plume of the Sentosa SkyJet is a sight to behold even kilometres away. LED lights will illuminate its stream, presenting a colourful and equally majestic spectacle in the evening sky.

Mr Buhdy Bok, Managing Director of MFLG, said, We took the opportunity of the pandemic tourism lull to reimagine, pivot and transform our offering that was essentially operating only in the evenings, into one that is appealing, not only to tourists, but also locals, and yet is able to delight our customers from day to night. With the return of Sentosa Musical Fountain, a plethora of lifestyle offerings, and the new magnificent SkyJet Sentosa, Central Beach Bazaar is poised to be a bustling, one-stop entertainment destination located in the prime centre of the popular Siloso Beach.

To mark the grand opening of the daytime Sentosa Musical Fountain which will operate from the existing infrastructure for Wings of Time, the attraction will comprise two curated 5-minute performances one that showcases a score of musical numbers that were played back in the day from the 1990s, like Dont Let the Sun Go Down on Me and Walking on Sunshine. The other features a medley of the nations National Day songs like Home and Count on Me Singapore.

Entry to the Sentosa SkyJet and Sentosa Musical Fountain is complimentary with every minimum spend of $5 at the International Food Street.

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