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Formula 1 after party 2017: The Podium Lounge brings star studded lineup

Get your party hats on during the Formula 1 weekend this 2017 and make your way to the Ritz-Carlton, Millennia Singapore

Aug 09, 2017 | By LUXUO

With September fast approaching, Singapore is gearing up to host the annual Formula 1 race and its many parties. From September 15 to 17 one of the most highly anticipated parties of the season, The Podium Lounge will be back for the 9th year at The Ritz-Carlton, Millennia Singapore — a mere 200 meters from the F1 Pit Building. To be held at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom, the event will be hosting 3,000 guests each night as the racing community and celebrities gather to celebrate yet another successful Formula One season on the island. Having held successful editions in Monaco and Melbourne, there are high expectations for this year and it’s certainly going to be one for the ages.

Giancarlo Fisichella

Giancarlo Fisichella who will DJ at The Podium Lounge 2017

Transforming the ballroom into a glamorous lounge for one to see and be seen in, The Podium Lounge will feature a nightly Fashion Circuit that is curated by The Yak Magazine. As international models cross an iconic skywalk, built in collaboration with Grey Goose, the new collection from Mauricio Alpizar will be on display. Incorporating the ancient symbol of the “snake” into luxurious satin and silk viscose fabrics, the collection titled “Modern Asia” is said to exude a tribal feel. Accentuating the feel, are accessories by Erika Peña Jewellery & Accessories such as fabric sandals, snake-like wrap-coiled necklace pieces & matching bracelets.

Pixie Geldof who will perform and DJ at The Podium Lounge 2017


Another fashion label who will make their presence known during the event, is Mthemovement, a luxury designer streetwear brand that will have its Fall 2017 Collection. Made for the global citizen of today, the collection will showcase a mix of styles that are fashionable, functional and the perfect blend of streetwear for South East Asia. The Podium Lounge 2017 will also be the venue to celebrate the debut of the Lamborghini Aventador S where three of the next generation Aventador super sports car will be on display. If supercars aren’t your thing, then be sure to catch WingsOverAsia, Asia’s first private aviation social network who will have one of their latest aircrafts within the outdoor VIP experience area.

While The Podium Lounge is the place to be during the Formula 1 weekend, the event will also host a live auction of authenticated and rare F1 memorabilia. One of the items that will be up for grabs, is a full colour lithograph by Jack Brabham who is Australia’s only two-time F1 World Champion.

Coolio will perform with his band at The Podium Lounge 2017


For this year, guests will be in for a treat with an entertainment lineup from around the world. Playing host for the three evenings, is former F1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella who will also be spinning tracks that weekend as drivers, celebrities and performers party the night away. On the red carpet, guests will have a chance to meet another guest host, Raymond Gutierrez, from E! News Asia who will be tracking those who grace the red carpet. On the first night, British model and rising star Pixie Geldof who will join Fisichella to DJ for the first time in Singapore, on September 15. Having been invited to DJ at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Geldof is currently one of the most sought after DJs on the global fashion circuit.

Macy Gray

Macy Gray

On September 16, American rapper Coolio will bring his band together for another first time performance on the island. On the final night, Grammy winner Macy Gray will perform her hit songs and DJ once the race is over, bringing an end to the weekend festivities.

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