What’s On This Weekend: 31 May to 2 June 2019
Start the new month on a high note. Bond with your loved ones at fun-filled arts and culture events happening this weekend and form lasting memories this June school holidays. Read on for ideas.
Photo: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
This whimsical, award-winning performance invites audiences, both young and old, to have fun and interact with live drawings and animation via video projections. Details here.
Children’s Season x Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019
Photo: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall by trying your hand at making glutinous rice dumplings the traditional way and enjoying other family-friendly activities such as tea appreciation, dramatised storytelling and cultural performances. Details here.
Photo: Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Lauded Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel, who has won wide acclaim for the clarity of his playing and exceptional technique, will be making his debut at the Singapore International Piano Festival with a programme that includes works by Chopin and Schubert. Details here.
From Singapore To Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience
Photo: Singapore Bicentennial Office
A large-scale, immersive journey through Singapore’s 700-year history awaits audiences at Fort Canning Centre. The free, ticketed show is a highlight of year-long activities commemorating Singapore’s bicentennial. The showcase also includes interactive outdoor displays around the Fort Gate area. Details here.
Majie Ah Di’s Letter
Photo: National Museum of Singapore
This interactive drama performance for children invites them to learn more about Singapore’s immigrant past. The sketch traces the story of Ah Di, a young girl who leaves her hometown in China to work in Singapore as a majie (domestic helper) to support her family. This show will be performed in Mandarin. Details here.