Key Events

Key Events

A lead-up event to Singapore Science Festival

Maker Faire Singapore

  • 25 – 26 June 2016, 10am - 6pm
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design

The Maker Faire Singapore is back for its fifth year! And this time it is going to be bigger than ever!

Join us in this celebration of the do-it-yourself culture, bringing in Makers of all ages to show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Be inspired by the showcase of interesting, wacky and fun projects in science, art, craft, engineering and technology, and exchange ideas with their creators. Find out about the latest happenings in the Maker scene at the talks, and learn how to make something at the many workshops at the Faire. There's something for everyone at this festival of discovery, play and creativity!

With over 200 booths, workshops and presentations, there is something for everyone to learn at Maker Faire Singapore! For enquiries, please visit


  • 15 – 17 July 2016, 11am – 10pm
  • VivoCity, Level 1, Central Court

X-periment! is a three-day science carnival which celebrates the developments and research work in the field of science and technology. Visitors will be greeted with interactive innovations and experiments by local researchers. Great for both kids and families, expect to watch awe-inspiring science demonstrations and have fun with hands-on experiments managed by some of Singapore’s most outstanding research and tertiary institutions.

Science Buskers Festival

  • 16 - 17 July 2016, 11am – 6pm
  • VivoCity, Level 1

The Science Buskers Festival encompasses the idea of developing the individual's communication skills through expressions of science in creative manners. Organised as a competition, the event serves as an excellent platform to spread key messages relating to the importance of inspiring an interest in science. During the competition, contestants will be busking for the public's vote.

STAR Lecture

  • 2 – 4 August 2016, 3.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Caldecott Broadcast Centre

The intriguing theme for this year's STAR Lecture is "How to Survive In Space" by Dr Kevin Fong. Go on a space adventure with Dr. Fong as he takes you on a journey from planet Earth into Low Earth Orbit and beyond. Learn how science, medicine and engineering work hand in hand to answer our biggest questions about Life, Earth and The Universe plus the survival of the human race against all odds.

What once was the stuff of science fiction is fast becoming today's science fact.

The show will be staged live for three days to over 1,500 students aged 13 to 18 years old, with a delayed television broadcast on MediaCorp Channel 5 on 11 October 2016 from 7.00pm – 8.30pm.