What to see, watch and listen from home #8
Spice up your stay-home routine with a dose of arts and culture online. There is something for everyone, from arts and craft tutorials to live recordings of music performances, and nostalgic old films. Keep yourself and your family entertained with our list of things to watch, listen and do from home.
Get the young ones at home to sing along to this live recording of a children’s musical show at the Esplanade. Homegrown soundscape arts group Stan X Soap performs well-loved nursery rhymes about nature and animals. Start your family karaoke session with Nature Wonderland here.
How To Tell A Story With Found Objects
Parents, put your imagination to work — learn how to engage your children through creative storytelling at home. This video tutorial by The Storytelling Centre shows you how common objects around the house, such as books, colour pencils and ribbons, can be easily used to create a scene for fairy tales and fables. Pick up tips for creative storytelling at home with How To Tell A Story With Found Objects here.
Young Children’s Concert 2019
Introduce your children to traditional Chinese music in a fun way with this live recording of a 2019 performance by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. The concert, led by the Orchestra’s resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong, introduces viewers to the rich history of Chinese wind instruments. Learn about Chinese orchestral music by watching the Young Children’s Concert 2019 here.
Eraser Stamp Carving Guide
Transform your stash of unused stationery into art with this online craft tutorial by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery. The easy-to-follow instructional guide shows you how to turn old erasers into stamps with unique designs. Get creative with STPI’s Eraser Stamp Carving Guide here.
Films Of Singapore Daily
Peek into the past with this playlist of classic Malay films from the 1950s and 1960s, compiled by local film researcher Toh Hun Ping. The black-and-white movies include hits by famed actor-director P. Ramlee and music by iconic Singapore composer Zubir Said. The films span genres such as romance, comedy and horror, and many of them include English subtitles. Enjoy Malay cinema classics with Films Of Singapore Daily here.
For more digital arts and culture offerings to enjoy from home, explore #SGCultureAnywhere.
(Photos: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, The Storytelling Centre Limited, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery, Singapore Film Locations Archive)