Hoping to fill your calendar with cool plans in the coming months? Check out our list of must-see events around the region in February and March. (Psst…for even more brilliant events, head here.)
HSBC Women’s Champions (Singapore)
The eighth edition of this prestigious tournament brings the world’s top women golfers together in a fight for a US$1.4 million purse. Last year’s champion Paula Creamer will be defending her title, which she clinched after sinking a monster 75-foot eagle putt. Sentosa Golf Club, 27 Bukit Manis Road. Tickets from Sistic.
ICC Cricket World Cup (Australia & New Zealand)
14 February to 29 March
This is the flagship event of the international cricket calendar and one of the world’s largest international sports tournaments. Will the hosts prove to strong? Or will the likes of South Africa or Pakistan lift the cup instead? Don’t miss any of the action.
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (Victoria, Australia)
27 February to 15 March
From World’s Longest Lunches in awesome venues to avant-garde dishes cooked by global culinary superstars, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is a must for foodies. The 17-day programme of one-off events unfolds throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria.
F1 Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne, Australia)
12 to 15 March
Another stellar F1 season kicks off as the world’s best drivers take to the incomparable lakeside street circuit in Melbourne’s beautiful Albert Park. The location, midway between the towering city skyline and Port Phillip Bay, guarantees spectacular TV images – but it’s even better being there.
Magners International Comedy Festival (Singapore)
Side-splitting laughs are in store as the Magners International Comedy Festival returns for its second year. The stellar line-up of Asian and international acts will perform at various venues around Singapore; don’t miss award-winning British stand-up Shazia Mirza, and Aussie Imaan Hadchiti, the world’s shortest comedian. Tickets from Sistic.
Hong Kong Sevens (Hong Kong)
27 to 29 March
The Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is one of the most popular annual team sporting events in Southeast Asia, and boasts one of the best party atmospheres you’ll ever experience. Join the world’s greatest rugby players and thousands of fans from every corner of the globe at Hong Kong Stadium.