Weekend Picks: 24 – 25 Feb

Continue your Lunar New year celebrations through music and dance, parades and carnivals, with these exciting festive-themed events taking place this weekend.

 

1. Child’s Play – The Story of Redhill

23 to 28 Feb

Esplanade

After the success of their previous outing, theatre director Danny Yeo and 3 Pumpkins Projects collaborate once again to present this play based on a popular Singapore folklore, which tells of a child’s courage and creativity in saving his village. Find out more.

Child's Play – The Story of Redhill

 

2. Chingay 2018 – Cultural Funtasy

23 & 24 Feb, 8 pm to 9:30 pm

F1 Pit Building

Cap off Chinese New Year festivities with Asia’s largest street performance and float parade! And even if you don’t get tickets to this colourful cultural extravaganza, you can still join in the fun at the free Street Entertainment & Food Carnival taking place at the end of the parade route. More info.

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Chingay 2016

 

3. Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2018

24 & 25 Feb, 10 am to 9:30 pm

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

This one-stop shop for all kinds of CNY fun has it all, from lion dance performances and activity booths to craft workshops, storytelling, evening concerts, movie screenings and more. Details.

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4. “Once Upon a Time” by The TENG Ensemble

24 Feb, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

VivoCity Level 3 Amphitheatre

Enjoy classic Disney tunes, evergreen Mandarin hits and more at this festive performance by The TENG Ensemble. There’s even a pre-show segment with interactive storytelling about the legend of Nian. Find out more.

 

5. Feel the Beats! Ju Percussion Live in Concert

24 Feb, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

This famous theatrical music group from Taiwan will awe and thrill you with their dynamic percussion displays, fantastic choreography and sheer skill. Learn more.

 

6. River Hongbao 2018

Till 24 Feb

The Float @ Marina Bay

A melting pot of lights, sights and sounds, this annual CNY carnival’s highlights include fireworks displays, giant lanterns, cultural showcases and a delectable food street. More info.

Main Arch at River Hongbao 2018
Main Arch at River Hongbao 2018

 

7. Revelry in Spring

25 Feb, 7:30 pm & 9 pm

Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Sit back, relax and let the NUS Chinese Dance troupe weave their spell with their signature and award-winning dance pieces, as well as new works by highly acclaimed choreographers. Details.

 

8. Art-Zoo Inflatable Park Preview Tour

Till 25 Feb, 11 am to 9 pm

Various CapitaLand Malls

This weekend’s your last chance to get a sneak peek and photo opps with the new inflatable characters that have been added to Art-Zoo Inflatable Park, which will make its return at the upcoming i Light Marina Bay festival. Details.

 

 

 

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