Visitor Safety Information
CREATING A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE THEATRE EXPERIENCE TOGETHER
The health and safety of our audiences, cast and colleagues remains our priority. To ensure that audiences feel secure and comfortable at all times, Wild Rice will be closely following the government’s health guidelines throughout our venue.
From 1 July 2021, we will be implementing Pre-Event Testing (PET) on top of our existing safety measures. Please note that fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from PET.
On Pre-Event Testing
Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., 14 days have passed since the date of their last required dose) will be exempt from PET. This also applies to individuals who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection.
All other audience members must complete their PET and return a negative test result before they can enter our theatre for the show.
From two hours before each performance, we will have a team of trained medical staff on standby in Funan to perform quick, painless swab tests for all audience members. The tests will be provided free of charge.
We encourage audiences to take the test as early as possible, as the results will take up to 30 minutes to come in.
Audiences who can provide proof of a negative test result taken within 24 hours of the end of their scheduled performance will be permitted to enter our venue.
Frequently Asked Questions on Pre-Event Testing
A “Pre-Event Test” refers to a COVID-19 swab test to be taken before watching live performances. Your test result must be negative in order for you to gain entry into our theatre.
PET helps to reduce the risk of individuals infected with COVID-19 from transmitting the virus to other audience members at the same venue, hence reducing the likelihood of an outbreak occurring at our theatre. This allows more live performances to resume safely.
You are exempt from PET if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. 14 days have passed since the date of your last required dose under Singapore’s national vaccination programme).
From 24 April 2021, your vaccination status will be displayed in your TraceTogether and HealthHub apps. On the day of your performance, please bring your mobile device with the updated TraceTogether app to show proof of vaccination. If you do not have a mobile device, please bring along your working TraceTogether token and/or vaccination card.
P.S. Fully vaccinated means Fully Vaccinated hor. We know it is very sian, but you will still have to be tested if you received your last required shot 13 days before your scheduled performance.
P.P.S. If you have received the Sinovac vaccine, you will have to undergo PET. This is in line with government regulations – find out more here.
PET costs are substantial (up to $30 per person), and are NOT covered by the Government.
However, to encourage audiences to return to the theatre, Wild Rice will be covering the costs of PET. Find out how you can help us keep theatre accessible and affordable for all here.
We strongly encourage you to arrive at Funan as early as possible for your test, as the results will take up to 30 minutes to come in. We will have a team of trained medical staff on site from two hours before each performance. Please plan your time accordingly!
(a) An internet-enabled mobile device with SMS service OR your TraceTogether token;
(b) your original Government-issued photo identification documents. (e.g. NRIC, employment pass, passport); AND
(c) your ticket for the performance.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a refund in this circumstance. To avoid such a situation, we strongly encourage you to arrive early for PET, as your test results will take up to 30 minutes to come in.
You must return a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 24 hours from the end of your scheduled performance. If your test was taken any earlier in the week, it is not considered valid for entry and you must be tested again before the show.
Your negative test result is considered valid if you registered to take the test 24 hours before the end of your scheduled performance.
The following test results will be accepted for entry:
(a) COVID-19 Test Result Notice (ART): Negative ART result displayed on https://checker.covid-ops.gov.sg;
(b) COVID-19 Test Result Notice (PCR): Negative PCR result displayed on a Notice issued by a General Practitioner (GP) clinic;
(c) Patient Risk Profile Portal (PRPP) ART Result Slip: issued by a GP clinic; or
(d) PET Exemption Notice: issued by any clinics offering ART or PCR testing services.
Yes, you can. But you must be able to show valid proof of your negative test result (see above) to gain entry into our theatre.
Please also note that Wild Rice will not be covering the cost of your PET in this instance.
Yes, you do. ART self-tests performed at home cannot be used for exemption from PET.
Yes. All children must be tested regardless of age. Our team of medical staff will be ready and able to swab your child. However, if you expect them to be resistant to swabbing, please bring your child to a clinic that can provide testing services for children. You will find a list of providers here.
Yes, you must still go for PET. The only exception is if you received your latest negative RRT test result within 24 hours of the end of your scheduled performance. In this case, you can obtain a valid COVID-19 Test Result Notice to gain entry into our theatre.
You are required to seek a confirmatory PCR test as soon as possible and self-isolate until you obtain a negative PCR result.
^An ‘ART-invalid’ test result means that your sample(s) has been tested twice by an antigen test provider and there was no conclusive finding in both instances as to whether you tested positive or negative. Anyone who tests ART-invalid is subject to the same requirements as someone who tests ART-positive.
Please avoid attending live events if you are unwell. Do seek advice from a medical professional. If you are unable to attend an event due to illness, we will refund your ticket to the show.
You are exempt from PET if you have recovered from COVID-19 within 270 days of your first positive PCR test taken either in Singapore or overseas.
Please note that, in order to enter our theatre, you will need to obtain a PET Exemption Notice (click here for an example) from any clinic offering ART or PCR testing services. (More information here).
Do note that a PET Exemption Notice can only be issued if your serology test result is positive. If you have not undergone a serology test before, you must do so before you can secure a PET Exemption Notice.