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National Gallery Singapore's Facade Lights-Up for National Day 2020

To commemorate Singapore’s 55th year of independence, National Gallery Singapore will launch a series of on-site and online initiatives for the public to mark National Day! To celebrate Singapore's National Day and Singaporean's spirit of resilience in the challenging year, the National Gallery Singapore launch a series of initiatives to support Singaporeans and celebrate compassion and kindness amidst adversity, through art. Gallery Light-Up 24 Jul - 30 Aug 20207pm - 12 mn (Daily) The Gallery’s façade will be illuminated in the national colours of red and white as part of a joint effort by agencies and institutions under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth: the Arts House Limited, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, National Gallery Singapore and National Heritage Board (NHB). The light-up is intended...

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Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2020: Digital Edition

Uncover ancient Chinese myths and practices from the comfort of your own home with the inaugural digital edition of the well-loved Wan Qing Dumpling Festival celebrations by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall!  Held throughout the month of June via the memorial hall’s Facebook page (@sysnmh), Wan Qing Dumpling Festival aims to bring heritage to closer to home through an exciting line-up of family-friendly digital initiatives such as cooking classes, game contests, quizzes, interactive craft demonstrations and more. 1. Animated Storytelling: Origins of Dumpling Festival Date: 1 Jun 2020 Uncover the legends and myths behind Dumpling Festival through an animated short story and learn more about this much-loved Chinese festival! You can still watch the animated video on Facebook...

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#SmallBigDreamersAtHome: The First Online Festival In Singapore For Children

National Gallery Singapore’s biennial children’s festival, Small Big Dreamers, returns for its second edition as the first online festival in Singapore for children to play, learn and create with art!   As museums remain temporarily closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the National Gallery Singapore's biennial children's festival, Small Big Dreamers will return with a digital twist from 1 June 2020 to 28 March 2021! Following the introduction of new weekly activities on Gallery Kids! during the May school holiday, #SmallBigDreamersAtHome will be an online art festival aimed at bringing more art experience to families at home! Expect a series of fun and engaging activities curated for children aged 6 to 12. This festival boosts interactive games, and easy-to-follow, hands-on activities designed to let...

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Gallery Kids! A Dedicated Website for Families by the National Gallery Singapore!

Play, explore and interact with new art experiences online every week with National Gallery Singapore! With games, hands-on activities and more to keep the kids entertained this Mid-Year holidays! The National Gallery Singapore will be sharing plenty of free home-based artactivities and resources to nurture one’s interest from 5 May 2020. From new multimedia to hands-on activities, including interactive games, art-inspiredstorytelling video sessions, as well as artist masterclasses and art tutorials will be introduced weekly on Gallery Kids!, a dedicated website for families and kids about art. Here are some of the activities that you may engage with your little ones!  My Ink-credible Adventure Interactive Game Inspired by the space of the same name at the Keppel Centre for Art Education, children can...

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Huayi 2020 | A Chinese Festival of Arts for Families!

Location: EsplanadeDate: 31 Jan - 9 Feb 2020Hour: Various TimingsAdmission: Free (unless otherwise stated) Launched in 2003 during the Chinese New Year, Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts was introduced as one of four annual cultural festivals at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay celebrating Singapore’s multicultural heritage.  We aspire to make Huayi the pinnacle festival for Chinese artists, and to be internationally recognised as an arts festival that showcases the works of the most outstanding Chinese artists.  It's an opportunity for families to introduce the Chinese language through arts, and to bring the children onto a mini- learning journey! We explore some of the family- friendly happenings at Huayi 2020!  Huayi Opening Date: 31 Jan 2020Time: 6.45 pmVenue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre Rousing drumbeats and energetic lions! Huayi – Chinese...

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