What’s On This Long Weekend: 24 to 27 January 2020 | A List
Usher in the Lunar New Year with a long weekend spent chilling with arts and culture. Find inspiration for the new year at an exhibition that celebrates innovation, swing by a Chinese New Year celebration filled with fun family-friendly activities, or catch a screening of an opera performance by a musical legend. Swipe for more ideas.
Lunar New Year Celebrations
Usher in the Year of the Rat at the National Museum of Singapore this weekend with a variety of activities for the whole family. The museum’s festive programme includes the screening of a short movie on family reunions by local director Anthony Chen and a keychain-making workshop. Details about Lunar New Year Celebrations at National Museum of Singapore here.
Resonates With: The Opera People
Rethink opera with this free concert, which incorporates technology in its performance. If the concert at the National Gallery Singapore leaves you inspired, and you still have time, be sure to pop-by the museum’s galleries and feast, calorie-free, on the many captivating works of art. Details about Resonates With: The Opera People here.
Pneuma: Of Spirituality In Contemporary Age
Start your long weekend this Friday by slowing down and nurturing your soul. Get into a meditative mood with this art exhibition on spirituality at the Stanford Arts Centre. Details about Pneuma: Of Spirituality In Contemporary Age here.
Stage To Screen: Royal Opera House – Don Giovanni
Treat yourself this weekend to a live screening of the famed opera production, Don Giovanni. A live recording of the opera, performed by The Royal Opera House London, will be shown at The Projector. Details about Stage To Screen: Royal Opera House – Don Giovanni here.
Prototyping In Tokyo
Be inspired and get creative at this free exhibition, which showcases works by the renowned Japanese design engineer Yamanaka Shunji. Held at the National Design Centre, the exhibition, which includes sketches and prototype documentations, celebrates the spirit of innovation in Japan. Details about Prototyping In Tokyo here.
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(Photos: National Museum of Singapore, The Opera People, Huijin Lu, Bill Cooper for the Royal Opera House and Yamanaka Shunji)