Weekly Mash-up: The Best Things to Do in Singapore (Aug 12 - Aug 18)
If you thought the festival fever would die off after the National Day celebrations, then you’re in for a stark staring realization this week; Singapore is never completely done celebrating. Get ready for more fun, food and of course art this week.
Celebration In Dance 2019 Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre
This is a one-night only exclusive dance extravaganza that you don’t want to miss. Celebration in Dance; a unique collaboration between the Singapore Dance Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dance is set to perform for the 4th time in a row featuring talented students from RAD at the Esplanade Theatre.
In addition to the school performance, there will also be a staging of Theme and Variations by George Balanchine and ZIN by Nils Christe. To give you an idea of the level of talent that you may witness, the students are all skilled at advanced dance routines like the polonaise, mazurka, pas de bourrée, tango rhythm and many more. Watch out for a cheerleader style rendition of the stars and stripes as well. Read more about the event here.
TLM Food and Beverage Expo
Alt tag: Exhibitions in Singapore
Prepare your digestive system for one of the largest food expos in Singapore. The TLM Food and Beverage Expo is all set to tingle your taste buds with some of the most exquisite food from all over the world, produced by the best local and international industry experts. All you foodies can taste a wide range of choices from more than 200 participants from across the world; from street food vendors to large scale food manufacturers. That’s not all, you can also get some of the most incredible deals on the food along with exciting programs and activities to keep you entertained throughout the week. Check out the event on our event calendar here.
Children’s Drama "Journey to The West - Monkey King vs Jade Rabbit" in Mandarin
We all love new age renditions of old classics, whether it’s a movie or play or a song. Come dressed in the comfiest of your clothes to sit back, relax and enjoy this fun children’s drama in Mandarin; Journey to the West - Monkey King Vs Jade Rabbit.
In case you’re not familiar with the story, here’s how it goes.
Tang Sanzang together with his three disciples set off on their journey to the west. In their course, they came to Tianzhuguo, which is believed to be the ancient name for India. There, Tang Sanzang along with Sun Wukong fight battles and goblins and rescue the real Princess of Tianzhu who was actually a transformed version of the Jade Rabbit in Anhangong. The master and the disciples then continue their journey to the west.... Join in on this excitingly different performance and relive the classic once again.
Know more details of the event here.
Baby Land Fair - Out of this World Sale!
This is the biggest kids and baby fair of the year brought together by Baby Land Fair in collaboration with Kids World Carnival! If you’re a parent, you know what that means. Stock away on all the necessities for your baby because it’s going to be a complete out-of-the-world sale bringing you products at unbelievable prices! Featuring some of the biggest brands like Mothercare, Mummy’s Market, MumMum Online Singapore, 1010 Mother And Child Essentials, Bloom and Grow and many more. Brace yourselves for this one, because you probably won’t find any of these brands anywhere else but Baby Land Fair. Learn more details here.
Prince Parade is for everyone who loves girl power! It is the country’s very first female oriented Japanese Pop Culture festival created exclusively for the fans, by the fans.
The group started off in the year 2016 as a small gathering of 2D idol fans covering hardly a small corner of Suntec’s concourse. Now in 2019, you can see the group bloomed into a full-fledged otome festival complete with a wide array of celebrations. It has everything from super talented independent artists and their performances to music to food to games and other fun activities as well. So who’s up for some festival fun? Check out the event here.
East Coast Choir Concert 2019
The East Coast Choir is basically a community of people with a profound love for singing. The group is widely inter-generational consisting of members as young as 7 years old to even senior citizens who are all passionate about choral singing.
They have had a number of successful performances at various occasions including the National Day Parade and the PassionArts Festivals. They are also known for their caroling skills for Christmas and New years.
Since 2015 they have held 4 annual concerts, all of which were grand successes. This year too, they are coming together at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre for their 5th annual concert. The schedule of songs include familiar songs from Disney movies, Xinyao classics and also some of their popular classics. If you love choirs, be sure to tune in to this one. Get more details over here.
Gardeners' Day Out & Pets' Day Out
As Singaporeans, we are all familiar with Gardeners’ Day Out. This year the organizers NParks in collaboration with AnimalBuzzSG are bringing to you their very first Pets’ Day Out as well. Double the fun as you stroll through the collection of plants to pick your favorites at the Popular Marketplace while having your pet go through a free health check-up at the pet health clinic. Be sure to contribute your share to the environment by bringing your own bag to carry your purchases; the old BYOB initiative. Know more details of the event here.
Beats on Pointe
Source: Peacock Theatre
Finishing up with an upbeat and high energy performance; Beats on Pointe is ready to dazzle you with a set of acts; ranging from athletic dance moves, freestyle acts, singing and accurately timed comedy through a dynamic modern story of two opposing dance worlds. The show is choreographed by the Masters of Choreography and it beautifully combines electrifying street dance and classic ballet to form a one-of-a-kind performance. Beats on Pointe is of Australian origin and they are coming to Singapore as part of their World Tour in 2019-20. Experts say that it is not merely a dance show, but a “theatrical extravaganza”.
Check out our calendar for more info.
Which of these events are you most excited to go to?