What’s On This Weekend: 6 to 8 Sept 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 6 to 8 Sept 2019

Keep the little ones entertained this school holidays with fun arts activities that the whole family can enjoy together. Let loose at a parent-child dance class, or pop by a Mid-Autumn festival celebration for dazzling lantern displays and dance performances. Here is our pick of family-friendly arts and culture events to catch this weekend.

Dance
Footwork: Parents & Kids

This dance session allows parents to let loose and have fun with their children while picking up slick dance moves, including those from K-pop groups. This event is part of the Esplanade’s da:ns festival, which seeks to grow the public’s love for dance. Details here.

Multidisciplinary
Mid-Autumn Festival

Soak in Chinese culture, tradition and folklore at the Gardens by the Bay’s Mid-Autumn celebrations. The programme includes cultural performances by the Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre and Xin Yi Dance Company. Visitors will also be treated to a dazzling display of lanterns. Details here.

Heritage
Public Art Walking Trail: Art In The Civic District

Go on a guided walking tour with the family through the Civic District and discover works of public art hiding in plain sight. This event is part of Silver Arts, an annual festival organised by the National Arts Council, which celebrates seniors and creative aging. Details here.

Photography
Migrant Workers Photography Festival

See life in Singapore through the eyes of migrant workers at the inaugural edition of this photography festival.It is the first photography festival dedicated to the works of migrant workers in Singapore. Details here.

Multidisciplinary
Singapore Management University (SMU) Arts Festival

Don’t miss the lively outdoor performances at the opening of this 10-day festival, organised by SMU. Featured acts include the well-loved singer Sezairi Sezali, SMU’s hip-hop dance club, SMU Eurhythmix, and popular homegrown vocal band MICapella. Details here.

(Photos: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre, National Arts Council, Migrant Workers Photography Festival and Singapore Management University)

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