What’s – A – Buzzing: Week of April 27
Published on 27 April 2018
OPENING OF Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018
One of Singapore’s most iconic arts festivals is back this weekend for its 41st year! From 27 April to 12 May, the Singapore International Festival of Arts will transform the Arts House into a cosy Festival House, where you can eat, drink and hang out while taking in the Festival buzz. From theatre productions to dance pop-ups and interactive exhibitions, you’re invited to explore the vast world of art through free and paid events and exhibitions.
EUFF 2018 returns to the National Gallery
The European Union Film Festival will be returning to the National Gallery to present 20 of the region’s best films. The festival will also, for the first time, see a collaboration with the Asian Film Archive to present Fragment, an omnibus film celebrating the diverse culture of South-East Asia. EUFF has also continued its partnership with Ngee Ann Polytechnic to present student and alumni shorts alongside the official film selections.
Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes Exhibition set to arrive in Singapore on 9 June
The ArtScience Museum will be premiering a new exhibition, the Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes. Opening on 9 June, this cutting-edge exhibition will be an interactive presentation from the perspectives of each Marvel Hero, and highlight the art, history and culture behind each of the Marvel Studios’ films. It will utilises state-of-the-art AV technology and immersive media to transport visitors into the dynamic world of heroes across 10 years and 19 films.
New Art Gallery: Goshen Gallery
The Goshen Art Gallery will be opening a new gallery space at DUO Galleria, Bugis. Encounterwill be the gallery’s debut exhibit, and will showcase the selected works of 5 pioneer-generation Singaporean artists from 1 May.
Flipside by the Esplanade
From 25 May – 3 June, the Esplanade will present Flipside, a 10 day festival that celebrates the quirky side of art with unusual experiences and whacky performances for all ages. The festival aims to encourage visitors to think and see art in a new way. Enjoy a musical experience in the dark with Singaporean composer, Julian Wong, or control a 4-metre tall puppet with other audience members in String Symphony.
You’ve Got Mail! Exhibition and Contest
From now until the 31December, the Singapore Philatelic Museum will be exhibiting the art of pen and paper through a showcase of the world’s most creative envelopes, quirky stamps and beautiful hand-written letters. Admission is free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.
In the spirit of creativity, the museum will also be hosting a postcard contest where participants stand to win a S$500 cash prizes for their most creative postcard design!