What’s On This Weekend: 9 to 11 August 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 9 to 11 August 2019

For many, the long National Day weekend means time to unwind, relax and soak in fun. If you are looking for ways to chill out and still have a great time with loved ones, try an arts party with a mass dance segment, or a music concert that celebrates homegrown talent, or perhaps  a child-friendly interactive play. Read on for our picks.

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Our Heartstrings @ South East

Go on a contemplative journey through Singapore’s past, present and future at this arts festival. Highlights at this free event include a mass dance session and an Insta-worthy installation that resembles a stained-glass house. The event is part of the islandwide PAssionArts Festival, which seeks to bring local communities together through arts. Details here.

Theatre
PLAYtime! Us

This interactive theatre production aims to spark creativity in little ones through music, movement and fun, while teaching them about the importance of friendship and kindness. Details here.

Music
This Is Home, Truly

Celebrate National Day with top homegrown music talents at this performance by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra with conductor Joshua Tan at the helm. The star-studded line-up includes pianist Jeremy Monteiro and jazz vocalist Joanna Dong, as well as the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Youth Choir. Details here.

Dance
IMPEL Dance Convention

Share your love for dance with fellow dance enthusiasts, masters and choreographers from around the world at this annual dance convention. The convention covers a range of genres from ballet to funk and hip hop. Details here.

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Whimsical Arts Wonderland 2

Go on a trip down memory lane at this free arts festival, which features a model of the iconic Dragon playground in Toa Payoh that lights up, and a large installation of a Chinese junk that pays tribute to Singapore’s maritime trade and past. The event is part of the islandwide PAssionArts Festival, which seeks to bring local communities together through arts. Details here.

(Photos: People’s Association, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore Symphony Orchestra and 5th Avenue)

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