Known for the plethora of trendy streetwear and affordable knick-knacks, the exciting haven of teens, young adults and families welcomes a brand new Golden Village at Bugis+. Officially opened on 10 March 2023 and located on Level 5, GV Bugis+ promises a whole host of new experiences designed to excite and indulge one’s senses.
Surrounded by a mixture of educational and commercial environments located at the heart of Singapore, GV Bugis+ has taken immense care to ensure that the interior was designed to be both refreshing and exciting. Intended to create a joyful and welcoming atmosphere, the new multiplex boasts modern elements including a stunning dome gesture centrepiece housing the ceiling of the cinema atrium.
At the two sides of the lobby, the continuous die-cut panels provide an eye-catching design element as it leads patrons from the lobby escalator up into the movie halls. At the atrium, patrons will also be able to spot the horizontal blue lounge that spans along the length of the second floor that houses brand new dining concept, AZUL, meaning blue in Spanish. The blue space from the layer arch ceiling filled with carefully selected furniture creates a perfect contrast with the grey monotone of the passageway, portraying the imaginative and energetic ambience of the new location.
The house corridor holds contouring gesture walls leading to a total of eight spacious halls, featuring comfortable plush seats and state-of-the-art Barco cinema laser projection system which delivers consistent, sharp image quality over time and features better colour quality.
Said GV CEO Clara Cheo: “Bugis is an exciting place to be and we are delighted to offer a new cinema that is refreshing and at the forefront of innovating what it means to go to the movies.
From the careful attention given to the interiors and the new menu at AZUL, we hope that we are able to offer more than just a movie-going experience. GV Bugis+ has the ability to transform into a place where young adults can find a comfortable place to catch-up with friends or where families can get together for parties and celebrations,”.
Two Gold Class Express halls
Following the success of the first Gold Class Express cinema hall at GV Funan, GV Bugis+ will feature two brand new Gold Class Express halls for the first time ever within one multiplex. Offering more seats in each with 40 seats per hall (up from 32 seats at GV Funan) including the option of single seating for those looking to enjoy much-needed space, GV continues to fulfil the promise to offer patrons “More Than Just A Movie”. The Gold Class Express halls provide a gateway to a premium movie-going experience at an affordable price.
Presenting the pinnacle of comfort with leatherette electronic recliner seats that feature a leg rest that can be adjusted to 90 degrees, Gold Class Express patrons can order their food and drinks conveniently with the iGV mobile app. Each seat comes with its own USB charging port, intended to provide that fuss-free and luxurious experience that GV Gold Class is known for.
A brand new dining concept – AZUL
Inspired by the festive and feisty flavours of Spanish and Mexican cuisine, AZUL is a never-before-seen dining experience in a cinema. For the first time ever, GV Bugis+ offers an extensive menu spanning the classics like Gazpacho, a refreshing and cold soup made from blended raw vegetables, Patatas Bravas (Spanish spicy potatoes) and Chorizo Frito (Chorizo sausages). AZUL will excite the taste buds of those looking for a culinary delight.
Check out the menu for AZUL here: https://bit.ly/azulmenu
Opening festivities at GV Bugis+
10 – 16 March 2023: Patrons using DBS PayLah! for ticket purchases from 10 to 16 March 2023 at GV Bugis+ will be entitled to $6 tickets for screenings from Monday to Thursday and $9 for screenings taking place from Friday to Sunday. Tickets will be available through PayLah!, the iGV app or via www.gv.com.sg and will be limited to the first 250 tickets per day.
On 16 March 2023, patrons can expect a whole host of exclusive deals and exciting fringe activities catered for one and all. First 200 patrons who make a walk-in purchase of min. 2 movie tickets will receive a free goodie bag (worth $70). The goodie bag will include Shazam!-related premiums, movie premiums and more! The first 200 GV Movie Club® members will also be given an opportunity to customise room sprays when they make a walk-in purchase of min. 4 movie tickets.
GV Bugis+ will also be featuring special appearances by 987 Radio DJs, along with cosplayers of Demon Slayer, one of the top-rated animations to-date, and a K-POP Random Play Dance that will be open to the public. Public can also capture moments of their eventful day by bringing home a photo strip taken at the photo-booth.
Elevating the movie-going experience
With the opening of the 15th outlet at Bugis+, Golden Village hopes to redefine the movie-going experience. By bringing in the Gold Class Express experience to more cinemas around the island, GV provides an accessible option for a luxurious movie experience and one that will not be easily forgotten.
A stellar blockbuster lineup awaits movie fans in 2023 and anticipated titles like the live-action adaptation of The Super Mario Bros. Movie will open in April and Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 in May. GV is also looking forward to Fast X and Disney’s The Little Mermaid in May and the latest instalment of the Transformers series in June with titles such as The Flash, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and a new Mission: Impossible due to open in July 2023. Patrons can be rest assured that there will be more options available when deciding where to watch their next movie.
Beyond blockbusters, Golden Village Multiplex will also continue to offer a comprehensive selection of alternative content to cater to a diverse range of audiences. In March 2023, GV will be bringing in the musical adaption of the classic novel, “The Sorrows of Young Werther”, starring Kyuhyun from popular K-POP band Super Junior in the title role of Werther. Alongside that, GV will also be holding exclusive and limited screenings of WINNER 2022 Concert The Circle: The Movie featuring South Korean boyband, WINNER.
For more information, please visit www.gv.com.sg
Golden Village Multiplex
Golden Village Multiplex Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings), is Singapore’s leading cinema exhibitor with 15 multiplexes and 120 screens. GV is the first local cinema company to personalise the movie-going experience through its Movie Club program – which has a reach of over one million movie buffs.
GV offers the widest choice of movies, state-of-the-art design, convenience and unparalleled comfort. Our brand promise is to deliver MORE THAN JUST A MOVIE, and our approach has always been to make innovation a core part of the GV DNA – whether it is to constantly deliver -the ultimate in luxury movie experience or to offer the first integrated entertainment and lifestyle hub at GV Katong. Our new multiplex at GV Bugis+ offers state-of-the-art Barco cinema laser projection amidst eight halls of comfortable, spacious and luxurious seating.
Golden Village Pictures
Established in 1993, Golden Village Pictures (GVP) is Singapore’s leading independent film distributor, releasing a wide range of blockbusters from Hollywood’s JOHN WICK series to Asian mega-hits like Giddens Ko’s TILL WE MEET AGAIN; Director Yeon Sang-Ho’s TRAIN TO BUSAN, PENINSULA; Jackie Chan’s CZ12, KUNGFU YOGA, and Andy Lau’s SHOCK WAVE series.
GVP promotes arthouse gems such as Director Park Chan Wook’s DECISION TO LEAVE; as well as SHOPLIFTERS and PARASITE, winners of the Palme d’Or award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
GVP’s distribution portfolio also includes well-known anime titles such as JUJUTSU KAISEN: ZERO, Mamoru Hosoda’s BELLE, and Makoto Shinkai’s YOUR NAME.
As a recognised distributor for home-grown films, GVP has worked with many notable local directors including Jack Neo (AH BOYS TO MEN series, etc), Eric Khoo (RAMEN TEH), Royston Tan (3688, 881), Anthony Chen (ILO ILO, WET SEASON), Boo Junfeng (APPRENTICE) and He Shuming (AJOOMMA).
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