WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? (1 – 3 JUNE 2018)

Published on 31 May 2018

Check out what’s hot with A List’s weekly line-up of events.

This week, get hands-on with art all over Singapore! Make your mark on a large-scale art installation, take part in storytelling workshops and even raise awareness for a very good cause all in the name of art.

Literary

StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore (1-3 June 2018)

This weekend, get the whole family together and celebrate the beauty of literature through a variety of storytelling performances and workshops at StoryFest, held at The Arts House all weekend. Check out engaging events such as Story Cloth Making and the Story House, which are sure to encourage and excite storytellers of all ages.

For more information, click here.

 

 

Family

Children’s Festival @ Gardens By The Bay (now till 10 June 2018)

Explore the magical world of Enid Blyton with your children at the Children’s Festival @ Gardens By The Bay! Journey through four enchanting lands up The Magic Faraway Tree and take part in arts workshops and interactive performances. From fairy folk, toys and enchanting tea parties, this free event provides kids with an artistic adventure like no other! It’s also a nostalgic walk down memory lane for adults who remember reading the classic books.

For more information, click here.

Dance

DanceScape VII, iCANcer-vive TOO (1-2 June)

Based on true stories of cancer patients and their families, this empowering production by Dancescape (Singapore) seeks to raise awareness of this silent killer through the medium of dance. Their new approach introduces a segment on childhood cancer, paying tribute to the little fighters of the deadly disease. iCANcer-Vive TOO will be performed for two nights at the Drama Centre Theatre located at the National Library Building.

For more information, click here.

Theatre/Music

Verdi’s Aida (1-6 June)

Singapore Lyric Opera is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida for the very first time. A stellar cast of leading singers, a 100-strong chorus and over 70 orchestra members will recreate the tale of the Ethiopian princess who is forced to choose between her heart and her honour. First performed in Cairo in 1871, this breath-taking opera remains one of the world’s most-performed and well-loved operas.

For more information, click here.

Visual

Intersections (2 – 3 June)

Intersections is a large-scale arts installation that is part of the Esplanade’s Flipside festival. This playful, multi-hued work by artist Adeline Loo is created with string, yarn and ribbon, and will be on display at the Waterfront, Outdoor Theatre and the Concourse. While you marvel at these intricate geometric weavings, why not try making some string art yourself? Special string art activity workshops will allow members of the public to contribute to a special Flipside board to commemorate the festival.

For more information, click here.

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