The Time Out Singapore hotlist
Looking for things to do? Read on for our guide to the week's best events and recommended things to do
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World Oyster Festival
Oyster lovers need to make their way down to the fourth edition of the World Oyster Festival, held at two places this year. Head to Greenwood Fish Market at Greenwood Avenue or Sentosa Cove to sample 20 different types of oysters ($4-$8/oyster), such as the Brittany Specials or the Kumamotos, with a minimum order of two pieces per type. For those who can't decide which oysters to choose, there's the tasting platter ($99/platter of 14) with a selection of seven types of oysters. The Tuesday promotion of $1.50 oysters per every main meal ordered will also be available at the Greenwood Avenue outlet during the World Oyster Festival.
SHINE Festival turns 11 this year and its still going strong with the goal of celebrating youths’ talents. This year, the theme of the three-day festival is ‘Your Next Stage’, and there will be a showcase of works done by youths who've been mentored by the likes of ShiGGa Shay and Charlie Lim.
Ballet Under the Stars
The 21st edition of Ballet Under the Stars sees a medley of works from choreographers like Toru Shimazaki, Val Caniparoli, resident choreographer of Tulsa Ballet Ma Cong, Danish ballet master and choreographer August Bournonville, and SDT’s artistic director Janek Schergen. Bring down the picnic spread and relax under the stars while the dancers of Singapore Dance Theatre perform at the outdoor event.
Asian Women Writers' Festival
The inaugural Asian Women’s Writers Festival celebrates the works and passion of female writers from the region, including Singapore, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Philippines. Activities include panel discussions with authors such as Farah Ghuznavi, Barkha Dutt and Jolene Tan, and a creative writing workshop by Krishna Udayasankar.
B.A.P: Live on Earth
One of 15 stops on the South Korean boyband’s world tour AWAKE!!, B.A.P is back in Singapore after two successful outings here. Ardent fans will want to go for the VIP tickets, where you get to attend a high-five event with the six members after the concert, on top of receiving a copy of their latest album autographed by a random member.
Singapore Theatre Festival
The annual theatre festival presented by Wild Rice returns with a line-up that includes eight plays such as Geylang, Hotel, Riders Know When its Gonna Rain and My Mother Buys Condoms.
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