Ever wondered the lesser-known stories behind some of Singapore’s vibrant cultural precincts such as Kampong Gelam and Bedok? This year’s special Singapore Bicentennial edition allows you to do just that. The thoughtfully curated programme lineup includes various heritage trails, guided tours, open houses, performances and multi-sensorial exhibitions that guarantee to inspire you with nostalgia.
Put on your mouse years as Mickey and friends skate in for another magical show – on ice. In honour of Walt Disney’s legacy – and 90 years of Mickey Mouse – this year’s icy spectacle is bringing beloved stories like Moana and Toy Story to life. Go ‘ooh’ and ‘ah’ as world-class skaters take on Disney characters including Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, Finding Nemo’s Dory and more to the rink.
Finally, a comedian you can bring back to your family – we mean, bring your family to. Grammy-nominated comedian, New York Times bestselling author and Daytime Emmy Award winner (quite an impressive CV if you ask us) Jim Gaffigan is bringing his unique brand of family-friendly humour to the Capitol Theatre on March 23.
Shop to your heart's content at this year's Spring/Summer edition of Boutique Fairs Singapore. Expect over 250 independent, design-led international and local labels across two floors – there's trendy apparel, handmade accessories, gorgeous homeware, beautiful flowers and knick-knacks to browse from. Catch participating designers launching new products and collections exclusively at the three-day fair while you're at it.
This year, the landmark conservation movement shines the light on sustainability. Dictated by the manifesto ‘For Nature’, the festival invites all to immerse in a multi-sensory, educational maze, shop sustainable brands at its marketplace and munch through a bevy of healthy eats. Join an ace line-up of live performances in the 60+ Countdown Bash as you watch the Singapore skyline dim before your very eyes for Earth Hour.
If last year’s art walkabout around Emerald Hill got you hungry for more untold tales and history, you’re in luck as OH! Open House returns with another exciting art-slash-heritage trail – Passport. Taking things indoors this time around, visitors are invited into the homes of strangers across the island. Each crib displays its unique interpretation of identity, citizenship and belonging. Six artists are paired with six residents to create six separate art experiences where guests are welcomed to interact with the artworks that decked the halls.