DJs on deck. Small-batch craft gin. Women in summertime clothes and straw hats, dancing the night away. No, we aren’t describing the scene at Coachella or Wonderfruit however the putting of the inaugural Urban Polo occasion, which came about on Sat (Feb 23), with the placing silhouette of Marina Bay Sands in the background. Singapore became the primary united states outdoor New Zealand to host Urban Polo after the event was introduced to Wellington and Auckland in 2017. And five fortunate CNA Lifestyle Facebook followers were given to experience the only-day most straightforward event for themselves. As icing on the cake, the winners were plied with a complimentary bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne.
Urban Polo is the brainchild of Simon Wilson, who adapted the game of polo to create a far quicker and more exciting version of the sport for each player and spectators. Thanks to a low perimeter wall, spectators may want to enjoy the suit pitchside. They ought to even get close enough to high-five the players as they trotted via on their horses.
“It’s so uncommon to discover polo in an urban putting, with horses within the town,” said CNA Lifestyle Experience winner Mac Tan, who attended the occasion with his associate Joy Eng. Said Eng, “Also being capable of seeing the horses at play proper in the front of Marina Bay Sands. I suppose it turned into very picturesque, particularly at sunset.”
Another winner, Alex Toh, echoed this sentiment. “The spotlight of my CNA Lifestyle Experience today has been the opportunity to be so near the action. Usually, in a polo healthy, you don’t get to be so up near and private. And because the sector is commonly larger in a polo match, the occasion happens across a larger area.” Live DJ units, alongside food and drink vendors offering the whole lot from prawn cocktails and cheese wheel risotto to beer on the faucet and craft gin gave the occasion – which ran from 4 pm and lasted properly into the night – a festive, carnival-like vibe.
Tan added, “The music is excellent, the meals are high-quality, it’s interesting. We’ve had an awesome time to date. We’ve got a few pretty decent pictures as properly!” Likewise for Toh. “What has honestly defined my CNA Lifestyle Experience is the party environment and the opportunity to be so close to the action,” he concluded.