The Singapore Sun Festival, founded by Barrett Wissman and IMG Artists, is one of three Sun Festival’s around the world, the others being The Napa Sun Festival more commonly known as the Festival Del Sole, in California and The Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona, Italy. The festival brand was founded on a single belief – to inspire people to live well through enjoying cuisine, wine, film, visual arts, wellness, music and literature. The Festivals attract a local and international audience who experience 10 Days of Living Well. Growing from strength to strength since its first year in 2007, the Singapore Sun Festival 2010 was the most highly anticipated lifestyle festival in Singapore in 2010 and enjoyed sold out events, rave views and standing ovations.
From 2007 to 2010 the Singapore Sun Festival featured over 900 artists in 470 events, attracting 180,000 attendees from Singapore and around the world . The Singapore Sun Festival was awarded Singapore’s Leisure Event of the Year in 2009 and 2010.
Over the past four years, some key international and local names have joined the star studded line up at the Singapore Sun Festival including David Foster, Natalie Cole, Charice, Peter Cetera, The Canadian Tenors & Ruben Studdard, José Carreras, George Benson, Elvis Costello, Al Jarreau, The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Hollie Smith, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Vienna Boys Choir, Jimmy Ong, Diana Francis, Sibylle Szaggars, Hands Mendler, Sharon Stone, Chef Carlo Cracco, Claressa Monteiro, Deepak Chopra, Joan Chen, Chef Cat Cora, Wole Soyinka, Chef Art Smith, Chef Curtis Stone, Chef Thierry Marx, Geoffrey Rush and Chef Charlie Trotter among many others.
Organised by IMG Artists, a global leader in the arts management business with offices around the world, IMG Artists are committed to breaking new ground with wonderful concerts and events in many of the great cities of the world.