What’s On This Weekend: 8 to 10 February

What’s On This Weekend: 8 to 10 February

Enjoy meaningful reunions with your loved ones throughout the 15 days of Chinese New Year by bonding over fun, cultural events for both the young and old.

Dance
Introduction To Don Quixote


Photo: Esplanade, Bernie Ng

You might find your spirits soaring with this dazzling and humorous retelling of Don Quixote by the Singapore Dance Theatre. Through narration and dance excerpts, this production makes the world of dance accessible to young ones. Don’t forget to dress your kids up in their favourite costumes for a meet-and-greet session with the performers right after the show. Details here.

 

Theatre
Off Centre


Photo: The Necessary Stage

After a 26-year hiatus, The Necessary Stage is restaging its critically acclaimed play, Off Centre. The play stood out in 1993, for boldly addressing on stage, mental illness and the challenges such patients face trying to reintegrate into society. Details here.

 

Visual Arts
My Little Red Dot Exhibition


Photo: Edmund Chen

As the old chestnut goes, “like father, like son”. Still, it is hard to not envy the talents of Singapore actors Edmund Chen and his son, Yi Xi. In this multi-sensory exhibition the younger Chen uses digital technology to turn his father’s pen illustrations into a moving animation. Details here.

 

Multi-disciplinary
Hongbao River


Photo: River Hongbao

For a dose of Chinese culture this festive season, consider skipping Chinatown and heading over to the Marina Bay floating platform instead, where it might be a little less crowded. Don’t miss the handcrafted lanterns depicting characters from Chinese mythology, and the roving God of Fortune, as well as a special historical exhibition curated by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall and Singapore Bicentennial Office. Details here.

 

Multi-disciplinary
Spring Surprise 2019



Photo: Gardens by the Bay

Leap into Chinese New Year with fresh Spring blooms at Gardens by the Bay which symbolise auspicious beginnings. You can also catch festive performances by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company, and an award-winning traditional lion dance troupe there. Details here.

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