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Family-friendly Festivals At Esplanade You Don't Want To Miss Before 2020 Ends

We bring you the deets on the upcoming festivals and things to do with your kids at Esplanade in Sep and Oct this year! Stay tuned for Moonfest Online and Octoburst! Online in Sep and Oct respectively!  Located in Downtown Core, the quintessential building with its famed spiky twin domes cannot be missed and what’s even more thoroughly worth experiencing about Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is its series of family-friendly festivals scattered throughout the year.  Traveling may be out of the question for now but thankfully, we still have the festivals at Esplanade that we can enjoy with our family while keeping safe. We can expect to enjoy the activities as part of the upcoming Moonfest Online in Sep and Octoburst!...

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Octoburst! 2020 by Esplanade | Children's Festival Launched Online!

The children's festival Octoburst! held annually on the Children's Day weekend at Esplanade is back for its 17th run, albeit in an online and digital edition, from 5 to 18 October.  Photo Credit: Esplanade Pre-Festival Programme: PIParade Online Photo Credit: Esplanade Kickstarting the Festival this year is the PIParade Online, a pre-festival programme that will involve and engage the schools, and getting the students to submit something that will lead up to the actual festival in October. Here’s how it works: Watch the tutorial video comprising 3 categories, percussion, song signing and dance. Choose one or even all segments to participate. Follow the tutorials and record the children in any of the categories, then submit the videos via the form by 6 September. You may submit as many videos as...

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Heritage and Culture Light Up the City for Singapore's 55th Birthday

In celebration of National Day, selected national monuments and cultural institutions in the Civic District and Bras Basah.Bugis precinct will be lit up in red and white at night in August. Many of the buildings within the Civic District and Bras Basah.Bugis precinct are significant in the growth of Singapore. They represent the different chapters of Singapore's story and have been integral to nation-building.  Selected national monuments and cultural institutions will be lit up in red and white this August to celebrate National Day. In addition, the National Museum of Singapore will feature a special projection of the National Day 2020 theme: “Together, A Stronger Singapore” in all four official languages and you will find the National Gallery Singapore's facade lit up by rotating projections of 60 artworks...

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Pesta Raya - Malay Festival of Arts goes Online | Esplanade Offstage

Showcasing the best in theatre, dance, and music from the Nusantara (Malay Archipelago), the 19th edition of Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts (which also coincides with the celebration of Hari Raya Aidilfitri) will take place from 19 – 28 Jun 2020. Even though we still cannot gather physically to celebrate with our extended family and friends, or celebrate with live performances at Esplanade in Phase 1 of Safe Re-opening for COVID-19, here's one way where you can stay connected with one another. With the aim to bring families together to enjoy the arts, heritage and culture of the Malay Archipelago (that is also a part of Singapore's culture), as well as to instill some positivity and encouragement to all during...

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A List of Virtual Events in June 2020 in Singapore

While your favorite attractions and recreational places remain closed during this time, the digital world is buzzing with a myriad of events and activities for families and kids, ranging from the Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2020 to the Small Big Dreamers Children's Festival! We’ve compiled a list of virtual events happening this June in Singapore that you can continue enjoying from the comforts of your own home! 1. Indian Heritage Centre: From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits Photo credits Indian Heritage Centre Date: Permanent Hour: - Fare: Free Tamil connections with Singapore can be traced as far back as the 11th – 13th centuries CE based on recent interpretations of the Singapore Stone. From the Coromandel Coast to the...

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