What’s On This Weekend: 5 to 7 October

Published on 3 October 2018

By Celine Chong

Celebrate this Children’s Day weekend with fun activities for both big and little kids.


Octoburst! A Children’s Festival

Kick off October with this festival of performances and activities, specially designed for young ones. The festival programme includes puppetry classes, craft workshops and a dance party.

Details here.

Photo credit: Esplanade


Straits Family Sunday – Mari Dondang Sayang

Let the Peranakan love for music rub off on you this weekend. Go on an unconventional musical tour of the Peranakan Museum, try your hand at making your own instruments, or form a band with your family.

Details here.

Photo credit: National Heritage Board

Visual Art

Aaron Curry: Fragments From A Collective Unity  

Come and be dazzled by the fluorescent paper sculptures of L.A.-based artist Aaron Curry. The eye-catching works include pieces that are suspended, as well as works that are free-standing.

Details here.

Photo credit: National Gallery Singapore

Visual Art


The vibrancy and dynamism of street art goes on display indoors at this gallery exhibition with works by established and upcoming street artists.

Details here.

Photo credit: Mazel Galerie


Nam Hwa Blazes

If you’re looking for a novel experience, try a free Teochew Opera performance by Nam Hwa Opera, a music and drama association formed since 1963 by a group of Teochew opera enthusiasts.

Details here.

Photo credit: Nam Hwa Opera

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