1. Storytelling Series: Message in the Mooncake
Photo credits Gateway Kids Club
Location: Online – SISTIC Live Stream
Date: 12 Sep – 18 Sep 2020
Hour: 11 am – 11 pm
In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, Gateway Kids Club is bringing you a series of Mid-Autumn related stories this month. Second in the series if Message in the Mooncake.
Legend has it that during the Yuan Dynasty, mooncakes were used by the Chinese to plan a rebellion against the Mongol government! It was said that some sneaky rebels conveniently used the Mid-Autumn Festival to distribute mooncakes containing secret messages because the Mongols didn’t like mooncakes! Join Storyteller Dwayne for Message in the Mooncake to find out if the Chinese were successful!
2. We Bare Bears: The Movie Premier
Photo credits Cartoon Network
Date: 12 Sep 2020
Hour: 11 am
The lovable bears Grizz, Ice and Panda return with all-new adventure in their first TV movie, We Bare Bears: The Movie.
Life is good for this lovable trio but when their love of food trucks and viral videos get out of hand, it catches the attention of the menacing Agent Trout from the National Wildlife Control, who pledges to restore the "natural order" by separating them forever.
Chased from their home, Grizz decides there’s only one thing they can do to find refuge – move to Canada! The Bears embark on an epic road trip filled with new friends, dangerous obstacles, and massive parties. But most importantly, the perilous journey will force the Bears to face how they first met and became brothers, to keep their family bond from splitting apart.
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3. IHC Culture Fest 2020: Digital Edition
Photo credits Indian Heritage Centre
Date: 5 Sep – 20 Sep 2020
The Indian Heritage Centre’s (IHC) first digital edition of IHC CultureFest celebrates the diversity of Indian arts, culture and heritage in Singapore through the lens of the epic literary work Ramayana. You can look forward to more than 40 programs, from performances to demonstrations and workshops, which can be accessed on IHC’s Facebook page and website.
4. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2020: Digital Edition
Photo credits Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Date: 14 Sep – 11 Oct 2020
Now that the annual Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall have gone digital, you can continue to discover more about Chinese traditions and customs from home. In addition to a series of family-friendly digital initiatives such as storytelling sessions, craft activities and fun riddles, visitors to the hall can look forward to its thematic lantern installation.
5. When Sadness Comes to Call – Digital Performance
Photo credits MySuperFuture Theatrical Productions
Date: 1 Oct – 31 Oct 2020
Hour: 10 am – 10 pm
Fee: $12 - $38
Suitable Ages: 5 years and up
When Sadness Comes To Call is a theatrical performance that helps little ones explore the emotion of sadness and the importance of accepting it. A gentle and reassuring production recommended for young audiences aged 5 and up When Sadness Comes To Call encourages dialogue between children and their grown-ups on how to deal with sadness creatively.
This production is presented by MySuperFuture Theatrical Productions, adapted from the book of the same title When Sadness Comes To Call by Eva Eland.