Singapore’s iconic Amber Lounge set the stage for an unforgettable evening as it celebrated its 15-year anniversary amidst the glittering backdrop of the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix. The event, a dazzling blend of racing legends and global celebrities, culminated with the Ferrari team breaking Red Bull’s winning streak and claiming victory in the Grand Prix Singapore season.
Held within the iconic marquee of Amber Lounge at Millenia Walk, the event transformed the venue into a sanctuary of luxury, exclusivity, and electrifying energy. With over 1,000 VIP attendees, the night was ablaze with excitement and jubilation as the F1 elite, led by triumphant Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz and his fellow team members, basked in their hard-earned victory.
The guest list read like a “who’s who” of Formula 1, featuring luminaries such as 13-time world champion David Coulthard, Australian rising star Jack Doohan from the Alpine F2 team, and former F1 driver Alex Yoong. The event also shone with the presence of prominent F1 presenters including Karun Chandhok, Naomi Schiff, Simon Lazenby, and Rachel Brookes, adding an extra layer of star power to Amber Lounge’s celebrations.
But the glamour extended beyond the race track. Bollywood sensation Disha Patani, boasting an Instagram following of 60 million, added her star power to the event, enhancing its allure.
Saturday night saw the Miss Universe Singapore 2023 finalists grace the stage, radiating grace and determination. The pinnacle of the evening arrived with Priyanka Annuncia being crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2023, an emotional moment made even more special by the presence of Miss Universe Australia 2022, Moraya Wilson.
In a debut collaboration, renowned tequila brand Don Julio joined forces with Amber Lounge, welcoming special guests like Thai TV star Ploy Chermarn, Thai rapper Twopee from Southside, the 1st Runner Up Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 Thao Nhi Jenny Le, DJ & YouTuber Jade Rasif, and Vietnam’s stylist to the stars Hoàng Ku.
The weekend’s entertainment roster featured Grammy Award-winning international hip-hop sensation Lil Jon, accompanied by performances from The Stickmen Project. The audience grooved to the beats of Bangkok Invaders’ DJ Ono and DjayBuddah, all amped up by the energetic presence of hype-man Fatman Scoop. An enthralling immersive entertainment performance added a captivating touch to the festivities, featuring aerial and cirque-inspired acts in the true exuberant style of Amber Lounge.
Amber Lounge also hosted a special charity auction at local private members club 1880, aiming to support F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart OBE in his mission to combat dementia through Race Against Dementia. The auction witnessed an outpouring of generosity and a shared commitment to finding a cure within Sir Jackie’s lifetime, with a surprise appearance by two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen.
Jeannette Tan, Group Managing Director of Amber Lounge, expressed her gratitude, saying, “Amber Lounge’s 15-year anniversary celebration in Singapore was a testament to the relentless spirit of glamour and excitement that has propelled our journey. Bringing together racing icons, global celebrities, and an unparalleled entertainment lineup, the event truly embodied the essence of Amber Lounge. We are thrilled to have shared this milestone with our guests, and we look forward to continuing to define the epitome of F1 afterparties for years to come.”
“We are also truly honoured that Amber Lounge was the closing race afterparty of choice for the winning F1 driver and team for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix,” added Tan.
Amber Lounge’s 15th-anniversary celebration was indeed a night to remember, marking a fitting finale to the Singapore Grand Prix weekend and a testament to its enduring legacy as the pinnacle of Formula 1 festivities.