Weekly Mashup: The Best Things to Do in Singapore (Aug 26 - Sep 1)
All music and drama lovers, get ready for some amazing performances this week. And if you’re into music or drama, well, get ready for some other kinds of fun too! Because Singapore has in store a wide variety of events this week. Here are some of the best ones that you absolutely shouldn’t miss.
Singapore Night Festival 2019 - Fuerza Bruta
The world-famous troupe Fuerza Bruta is about to take Singapore by storm and you don’t want to miss that! The Argentinian group has performed across the world in around 34 countries and 58 cities in completely sold out shows and now it is Singapore’s chance to see the 360-degree sensory theatre party. It is a one-of-a-kind show performed over and around a standing audience, filled with acrobatics and aerial acts and lighting visual effects, all of which offer an out of this world experience for the spectators. Prepare yourself for some amazing surprises and of course the inevitable adrenaline rush. Check out the event on our events calendar.
Shape Run '19
Source: Shape Run 2019
All hail women! It’s time to get in shape. The leading all-women’s race in Singapore is back again. Ever since the event was pioneered in 2006, Shape Run has been a huge success each year, with more than 112,000 participants actively being a part of the different categories, namely 10K, 5K and 1.8K family run. Also, the event has seen runners from a diverse range of professions and demographics.
Apart from the races, the event also includes informative workshops and training runs led by expert and powerful female pacers and influencers. There will also be other exciting activities and high-value goodie bags to take away for the participants.
So what are you waiting for? Get running because, #WeRunTheWorld. See more details here.
ACT 3 International Presents The Rainbow Fish
Drama lovers, this one’s for you. Even if you’re not a drama lover, you’re going to love this one, because The Rainbow Fish is no ordinary drama. The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is presenting their elegant new show “The Rainbow Fish” which will include the original adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s famous and colorful story along with two of his other stories; Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites.
The story being an adaptation of the award-winning book on how the beautiful fish learned to save his most prized possession-his rainbow-coloured scales, is sure to touch the hearts of all viewers. Moreover, it is performed using the magic of black light and the puppet skills of the Mermaid Theatre.
You’re guaranteed to be glued to your seat for this one.
Be sure to check more details of the event here.
Walking With Dinosaurs - The Live Experience
Source: Our Parenting World
Omg! They’re back!
Get ready to experience what life was like over 65 million years ago when dinosaurs ruled the world! Walking With Dinosaurs - The Live Experience deemed as the biggest and best dinosaur show in the world is set to roar into Singapore on the 29th. It is based on an award-winning BBC Television series and it features a mesmerizing $20 million worth production set with state-of-the-art technology bringing you a life-like experience of the prehistoric creatures returning before your eyes. 18 life-sized dinosaurs are set to literally rock your world at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. They are here only for a limited season. So be sure to book your spot for this one. Get more info over here.
Red Balloon Series: Moonrise and Aurora
Source: Bandwagon Asia
After some high-action adrenaline-pumping experiences, here’s something to soothe your soul and relax in peace. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, the Red Balloon series is bringing you an amazing performance combining film and music. Presented by astronomer, experimental photographer, science educator, and visual artist Jose Salgado, who is very well known for his unique ability to combine science and symphony like no one else, the show includes two films; “Moonrise” and “Aurora Triptych”. Salgado along with Robin Fountain as the conductor is ready to give you a never-before informative insight into the world of astronomy and science, with music! You definitely don’t want to miss this! Find out more about the event here.
Source: Arts Republic
There is nothing like the enchanting experience of a real Opera! Come prepared for the visual treat “Carmen” by musician George Bizet; the story of a beautiful, bold and free-spirited Romani woman. She lives life on her own terms and is never afraid to involve in any adventurous experiences that come her way. Hence, she indulges in love as well and gets entangled in a dramatic relationship between a jealous corporal Don Jose and a flirtatious bull-fighter Escamillio. Watch the drama unfold and feel the emotions as the opera goes through 4 acts and finally culminates in a gripping finale. Check out more details over here.
Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
Source: Gardens by the Bay
The Mid-Autumn festival brings to you an amazing array of breath-taking lanterns at the Gardens that depict the true feel of a Singaporean Autumn night, along with the rich culture and heritage that the country holds. The festival also includes captivating cultural performances and super fun activities for all visitors. This is also a free event, so you get to indulge in fun and entertainment without burning a hole in your pocket. Find out more about the event here.
SEAsia Cafe Expo 2019
Source: All Events
This is a unique exhibition hosted by SEAsia Cafe, that features products catering to the experiential needs of today’s cafe goers and consumers exclusively. It is set to provide a multi-sensory experience to the visitors with a specifically curated layout of products including coffee and tea accessories, baking and dessert equipment, gelato and ice-cream ingredients and equipment and many more. If you’re an aspiring baker or an already established dessert specialist, then you’re in for a real treat. Check out more details of the event here.
Which of these events is definitely part of your week’s plans?