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Things to do this Weekend: 3 Activities @ Octoburst!


Location: Esplanade
Date:  5 Oct - 8 Oct 2017
Hour: Various timing
Admission: Check article for details

Octoburst! invites you and your LOs to 4 days of Artful Fun & Play! Through the use of Art, Octoburst aims to connect the young with Mother Nature! 

Octoburst! 2017

Lots of hands-on activities and performances are happening at the Esplanade from the 5th - 8th of Oct 2017, and below are 3 Activities that caught our eye!

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Afternoon of a Foehn Version 1

Octoburst! 2017

  • 6 - 8th October 2017
  • 1pm, 3pm, 5.30pm
  • 25mins 
  • Esplanade Annexe Studio
  • $10 (Purchase here)

*Aged 5 yrs and above only

Ever wondered what the life of a discarded plastic bag is like?

Afternoon of a Foehn is a visual theatre piece that takes audiences on a dreamy flight of wonderment.

Long forgotten plastic bags come to life as graceful ballerinas dancing to the tune of Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun with a little help from a “foehn” or warm, dry wind.

Dance Appreciation: Introduction to The Nutcracker

Octoburst! 2017

  • 7th October 2017
  • 1pm and 4pm
  • 1hr
  • Esplanade Concert Hall
  • $14 (Purchase here)

*Aged 2 yrs and above only

It’s Christmas and Clara Nightingale receives a beautifully-crafted nutcracker from Dr Drosselmeyer, a guest at her parent’s annual Christmas party.

That night, she lies in bed with her new doll by her side. Suddenly, magic unfolds and her house is invaded by an army of mice. The nutcracker springs to life to defend the house and a fierce battle ensues.

In this hour-long special for young audiences, find out what happens next and discover the world of ballet.

Come dressed in your favourite costumes and meet the cast after the performance for a photo-taking session.

A Pipe- ful Play Garden

Octoburst! 2017

  • 6 - 8th October 2017
  • 11am - 7pm
  • Esplanade Courtyard Gree
  • FREE

This is the perfect place to have some fun in the sun! Back again this year, this activity is about constructing an ever-growing pipe-maze that everyone can participate and play in. Don't miss this interactive community artwork that encourages teamwork, learning and family bonding through play!

Also Read: Free Sensory Play @ Bishan - Toa Payoh Park

Other Activities

Lots of other ticketed and free performances are happening over the weekend. Do check out Octoburst! website for more details of other activities!

 

Octoburst! 2017 

Various location at The Esplanade

5th - 8th October

Fee depends on the individual activity (See here for list of activity)

*Photo Credit: Octoburst!

 

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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.



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