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6th Singapore International Band Festival

The Singapore International Band Festival is a biennial festival started in 2008 to promote wind bands activities and the exchange of ideas and ideals between local and international bands. Comprising of Contest, Workshops, Exchanges, Outreach Programme and Gala Concert, audience can expect high quality performances fused with unique cultures from over 70 bands from Singapore, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand at the Contests, Gala Concert and Outreach Programme.

24- 27 July Contest @ YSTCM
24 Jul- 2.30pm- 6pm Division 2A Contest
25 Jul- 10.30am- 7.30pm Division 2A/ 2B Contest
26 Jul- 10am- 7.30pm Division 2B/ 3 Contest
27 Jul- 5pm- 9.30pm Division 1 Contest

visit www.sibf.sg for performing bands schedule

28 Jul 7.30pm @ Esplanade Concert Hall

SIBF 2018 Gala Concert by Feroci Philharmonic Winds (Thailand)

One of Thailand’s most outstanding wind orchestra, Feroci Philharmonic Winds is well-known for its high quality and innovative approach of fusing Thai traditional instrument into contemporary wind band music.  Founded in 2013, the Feroci Philharmonic Winds is made up of professional musicians, faculty members, alumni and top music students of the Silpakorn University. Feroci Philharmonic Winds has also worked with internationally acclaimed conductors such as Johan de Meij, Bert Appermont, Dougas Bostock to bring to its audiences a unique cultural experience. 

Conducted by Damrih Banawitayakit, Surapol Thanyawibool and Felix Hauswirth from Switzerland, the SIBF Gala concert features Johann Stert’s Bachseit, Musical Suite by the late King Bhumibol, and Alfred Reed’s Othello Suite. 

29 Jul 2018
Concert Division & Awards Presentation

The Concert Division of the Singapore International Band Festival showcases outstanding bands from Singapore, Anglo-Chinese Junior College Concert Band, Orchestra Collective and Philharmonic Youth Winds, each presenting their unique programme to compete for the highest title of the festival! Alongside with the winning bands of the other division contest, this music marathon will be a feast to all music fans. 
Programme for this concert will be announced at a later date.

Start Sales Date

Internet :
23 May 2018, 10am

Other Channels :
23 May 2018, 10am




24 Jul 2018 : Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
25 Jul 2018 : Approximately 9 hours
26 Jul 2018 : Approximately 9 hours 30 minutes
27 Jul 2018 : Approximately 4 hours 30 minutes
28 Jul 2018 : Approximately 2 hours (1 x 20 minutes interval)
29 Jul 2018 : Approximately 4 hours 30 minutes (2 x 20 minutes interval)

Promoter Name

Rating / Age Limit

  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
  • Infants in arms or children below the age of 6 shall not be admitted.
  • Children 6 years must purchase ticket for admission.

Late Seating Advisory

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced.
  • Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No Flash Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.

Through All SISTIC Channels
S$15 per ticket for Child (age 6-12 yrs old) / Local/Overseas Students / NSF
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass / SAF 11B (Military IC)]
[Applicable for 28 Jul 2018 show]
[Valid from 23 May 2018 onwards]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry]
[Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]

S$14 per ticket for SIBF Participants
[Verification: Quote valid password upon purchase]
[Applicable for 28 Jul 2018 show]
[Valid from 23 May 2018 onwards]

S$9 per ticket for SIBF Participants
[Verification: Quote valid password upon purchase]
[Applicable for 29 Jul 2018 show]
[Valid from 23 May 2018 onwards]

Please note that several roads around Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay will be closed due to the National Day Parade 2018 and the rehearsals and previews preceding the actual parade, on the following days:


Every Saturday from 7 July to 4 August

NDP 2018 on 9 August


As traffic congestion is expected and may cause significant delays, we advise you to arrive with a comfortable lead time on the day and to please use public transport to access Esplanade.

Event Date
Tue, 24 - Sun, 29 Jul 2018

24 Jul 2018 : 2.30pm - 6pm
25 Jul 2018 : 10.30am - 7.30pm
26 Jul 2018 : 10am - 7.30pm
27 Jul 2018 : 5pm - 9.30pm
28 Jul 2018 : 7.30pm - 9.30pm
29 Jul 2018 : 2pm - 6.30pm

Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Division Contest (24 Jul - 27 Jul)
Standard: S$11 (Free Seating)

Gala Concert (28 Jul)
Standard: S$17 (Free Seating)

Concert Division Contest (29 Jul)
Standard: S$14 (Free Seating)