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Universal Studios opens in Singapore


5/30/2011

Published on May 30, 2011

New theme park expects to attract up to four million visitors in 2011...

Universal Studios Singapore has celebrated its grand opening on the island of Sentosa. The theme park was launched on Saturday by movie star Jet Li, former American Idol judge, Paula Abdul and Chinese cinema and pop star, Vicki Zhao Wei, who joined a gala ceremony at the 21-metre tall arch which marks the entrance of the attraction.

Universal Studios Singapore features 21 rides and shows with themes such as the world’s first Madagascar-themed ride, 'Madagascar: A Crate Adventure', Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, Shrek 4-D Adventure, Revenge of the Mummy, and Battlestar Galactica: Human and Battlestar Galactica: Cylon.

The grand opening activities kicked off with a gala dinner party for 1,600 guests, including local business figures, government officials as well as Singapore celebrities.

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