What’s On This Weekend: 18 to 20 January
Ride on the momentum of a new year and month to experience something fresh this weekend. There is plenty of fun in store, including the launch of the Singapore Art Week, with more than 100 art-related events taking place island-wide. Read on for inspiration and ideas.
Photo: Face of the Day, Yang Derong
Don’t miss this exhibition of immersive, interactive works that marry art with tech experiences such as artificial intelligence. Artist Yang Derong’s work, Face of the Day, for example, uses social media to bring together photography, fashion, and culture to comment on witty moments in everyday life. Details here.
Photo: EarthFest Singapore
This green festival at the Marina Barrage, which includes a book swop, film screening and performances by musicians, will help you and your family find fun ways to go green in your everyday life. Details here.
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt
Photo: ABA Productions
This theatrical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s well-loved children’s book about a family on a quest to find a bear is accompanied by a lively musical score, and promises to be a delightful time for family bonding. Details here.
SSO 40th Anniversary Gala
Photo: Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Join the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) as it celebrates its 40th anniversary. The concert will also pay tribute to the late pioneering Singapore composer Leong Yoon Pin and feature his composition, Dayong Sampan Overture – the first Singaporean composition performed by the SSO. Details here.
Singapore Art Week
Photo: Art Outreach Singapore
The annual celebration of visual arts in Singapore returns with more than 100 events taking place island-wide. The line-up ranges from art fairs and shows, to talks and public art walks. The event is jointly organised by the National Arts Council, Singapore Tourism Board and the Singapore Economic Development Board. Details here.