What to see watch and listen from home #15
Add a little sparkle to your day with a dose of arts and culture. Chill out to music performances, go on a virtual heritage tour, or be enchanted by folklore and fairytales at an online storytelling festival. Read on for our recommendations of what to see, watch and listen from wherever you are, or curate your own art-tinerary with #SGCultureAnywhere.
My Holland Village Heritage Tour
Learn how Holland Village grew from a rubber plantation in the 1870s to Singapore’s first satellite town at this virtual tour organised by the heritage group, My Queenstown. The tour includes first-hand accounts of residents who experienced the town’s transformation. Go on a learning journey with My Holland Village Heritage Tour here.
StoryFest Online 2020
Let your imagination run free at the first digital edition of StoryFest, an annual storytelling festival held by The Storytelling Centre and The Arts House. Join local storytellers on an adventure through mystical lands and historical periods as they use their voices and evocative storytelling techniques to conjure up magical realms for kids and adults alike. Don’t miss this year’s edition of StoryFest Online 2020 here.
If you miss dining to live music performances, you are in for a treat. Live music bar Timbre has released a YouTube playlist of live recordings of performances by its bands. Chill out to emerging local acts such as Marcus Lee and Zuo En in the comfort of your home. Watch the performances in the #KeepMusicAlive playlist here.
Ready For KidLit!
Keep the little ones entertained with storytelling, writing and drawing activities at this digital event organised by the Singapore Book Council. The activities will be streamed live on the Council’s Facebook and YouTube pages on Saturday. Stay tuned to Ready for KidLit! here.
Final Year Individual Project 2020
Celebrate the talent of recent graduates from the Intercultural Theatre Institute’s actor training programme at this online showcase of works. The graduates will perform original theatrical works they submitted for their final year individual projects. To catch the online screening of the showcase, register for a spot here.
(Photos: My Queenstown, StoryFest Online 2020, Timbre Group, Singapore Book Council and Intercultural Theatre Institute)