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Arts In Your Neighbourhood 7 – 24 March 2019

Arts In Your Neighbourhood 7 – 24 March 2019

Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) is back 7 – 24 March with more than 50 arts activities happening in 16 locations across the island.
There is something suitable for everyone!

The Arts in Your Neighbourhood programme, an initiative by the National Arts Council, brings enriching arts experiences right to your doorstep! Enjoy interactive arts programmes by established artists and arts groups held at various spaces across the island, including immersive and engaging programmes in our featured town of Tampines this season.

Arts In Your Neighbourhood 7 – 24 March 2019

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS:

Music on the Move by Ding Yi Music Company

Carpark at Block 872A, Tampines Street 86 – 17 Mar, 5pm – 7:30pm
Tampines Community Plaza – 23 Mar, 5pm – 7:30pm

Look out for a musical truck around Tampines, with a pop-up stage and vibrant music performances! These music performances will be featuring new compositions by young and old residents of Tampines, inspired by a trip around the neighbourhood led by a historian and composer.

 

District 18 by P7:1SMA

Tampines Round Market – 16 and 17 March, 12pm

Rediscover stories of hawkers and market stall owners of a pasar bulat (wet market), its legacy, and its relevance in today’s age of supermarkets. This interactive contemporary dance performance is set against the backdrop of the Tampines Round Market, and takes inspiration from stories of residents who recount how life in erstwhile Tampines used to be.

 

Tigers in Tampines by Syndicate.SG

Tampines West CC (Side Lane) – 23 & 24 Mar, 4pm – 9.30pm

Immerse yourself in the sounds of Tampines at this unexpected pop-up music stage!

Enjoy live music performances by local artists, featuring tracks made from recordings of various sounds and stories in the town. Spoken words are playfully remixed and re-told, sounds of Tampines’ heartlands and nature are sampled, reworked and abstracted, and the landscape and its residents’ stories are weaved into audio compositions.

Join in a variety of fringe activities, including tote bag screen printing, street art, and lyric writing workshops.

 

( , ) Sense: Tampines – Curated by Dr Wang Ruobing

7 – 24 Mar
Our Tampines Hub (Festive Walk West, Festive Walk East, Front Facade)
Tampines Central Park

For more information about the artworks and other public programmes, please visit: publicarttrust.sg/(,)Sense_Tampines.

( , ) Sense: Tampines is a public art project that injects a sense of humour and play into the experience of the everyday, through fun and interactive contemporary art.

The project presents 5 new site-specific artworks that offer creative and illuminating interpretations of everyday actions such as cycling, sitting down, playing a game of chance, switching lights on/off, and exchanging emoji expressions. Viewers are encouraged to engage and collaborate with others around them when interacting with the artworks.

Curated by Dr Wang Ruobing, the artists presenting the works are Tatwatchai Puntusawasdi, Joey.Spl, Kray Chen, Sai, and Pok Chong Boon.

 

Acoustic Transformers by Rékupertou

Asia Square (The Cube) – 21 Mar, 12.15pm
Our Tampines Hub (Festive Plaza) – 22 Mar, 5pm & 7pm
Toa Payoh HDB Hub (Atrium) – 23 Mar, 5pm & 7pm
Wisma Geylang Serai – 24 Mar, 11am & 1pm

The Acoustic Transformers is a group of five musicians who interpret varying musical styles such as reggae, calypso and salsa with a unique twist! Featuring covers as well as original music, the band uses instruments made from recycled materials and other quirky objects.

Come experience the “tubatong”, played with flip flops, or the “piti pa” which produces sounds made by stainless steel dishes. Be prepared for a surprising new orchestral experience!

 

OTHER FAMILY-FRIENDLY PROGRAMMES INCLUDE:

The Nursery Rhymes Project by The Theatre Practice
Bedok Town Square – 9 Mar, 11:30am – 12pm
Tampines West Plaza Area – 10 Mar, 11:30am – 12pm
Our Tampines Hub (Festive Plaza)- 16 Mar, 11:30am – 12pm
Ang Mo Kio Central Stage – 17 Mar, 11:30am – 12pm

Bringing together short stories written by Mandopop lyricist, Xiaohan, with music arrangements by local leading musician, Julian Wong, this mini-musical will enchant you with captivating stories and memorable tunes such as Where’s My Friend, The Song of
Youth and many others. Look forward to this fun and engaging reinvention of classic children’s nursery rhymes!

Gather the whole family and come on down early for fun interactive activities!

 

Moving Stories by O School
Tampines Regional Library – 16 & 17 Mar, 3pm

Transform an ordinary visit to the library into an immersive storytelling experience! Watch the story come to life right in front of your eyes through dance. Bring the entire family down to Tampines Regional Library for a story-time that will get both you and your little ones moving.

 

Charlotte and the Time Machine by Spot Pocket Opera Theatre
Bedok Town Square – 16 Mar, 6.45pm
Our Tampines Hub (Festive Plaza) – 17 Mar, 5pm
Ang Mo Kio Central Stage – 23 Mar, 6pm
Toa Payoh HDB Hub (Atrium) – 24 Mar, 6pm

Charlotte is a curious time traveller on her way to witness the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819 Singapore. However, due to her malfunctioning time machine, she ends up on a musical adventure across different time periods, encountering everything from classic tunes by Mozart to familiar soundtracks from the Bugs Bunny cartoons.

Expect a bubbly good time with 3 time-traveling operatic singers and a hat-changing music ensemble. Young audiences will be roped in to help perform on stage, while adults can expect to be surprised by their own knowledge of opera!

 

Symphonic Youth by Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra
Our Tampines Hub (Festive Plaza) – 16 Mar, 6pm
Wisma Geylang Serai – 23 Mar, 11am
Toa Payoh HDB Hub (Atrium) – 24 Mar, 2pm

Witness various traditional and pop songs presented by an orchestra with a youthful twist! Featuring beatboxer and Singapore Idol finalist Stitch FM – The Human Radio (Charles “Stitch” Wong), as well as YES 933 DJ and Campus Superstar Top 20 finalist Gao Mei Gui, this concert programme is a unique experience for all to enjoy

For the full programme line-up, download the Programme Booklet.

 

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FEATURED EVENTS

PLAYtime! Us

Through movement, music and fun, join Us as we explore loneliness, understanding, empathy and love. Discover the importance of friends and how simple acts of kindness can change the world.
Get Active this National Day with KidZania Singapore!

Get Active this National Day with KidZania Singapore!

Have a fun-filled National Day long weekend at KidZania Singapore! Forge new memories through sporting and craft activities such as KPopX Kids, City Clock performance, make your own National Day-themed parachute and more!
Moonfest - A Mid-Autumn Celebration

Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration

Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration is an annual traditional Chinese arts festival held in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. It presents the opportunity for families and friends to be exposed to and rediscover the intrinsic beauty of traditional Chinese arts through an exciting line-up of free programmes and ticketed workshops.
Way Back Home

The Way Back Home

Oliver Jeffers, award-winning author of ‘How to Catch a Star’ and ‘Lost and Found’, returns with an inter-galactic tale about a little boy seeking adventure.

Hands-on Exhibition: I-Opener

Come explore I-Opener, Playeum’s sixth hands-on exhibition athe Children’s Centre for Creativity. Designed for children aged 1-12, I-Opener empowers all families to discover their creative potential and explore their senses through artful play.

Singapore Kidpreneur’s Bazaar 2019

Featuring 35+ stalls (run by kids, 5-16 yrs old) over 2 days. Support the baby-bosses, mini-bosses & teen-bosses as they set up shop, run sales pitches & take charge! Kids keen to try out, can apply! (Includes a pre-bazaar workshop).
KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme

KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme

Experience innovation this school holiday at KidZania Singapore with fun activities such as coding workshops, drone piloting, build your own electric circuit and many more!

Footwork 2019

Discover the joy of movement and fall in love with dance at da:ns festival's Footwork 2019 - introductory dance workshops for all ages.
Octoburst! 2019 - A Children's Festival

Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival 2019

We’re bursting with excitement for Octoburst! 2019 – A Children’s Festival. In conjunction with Children’s Day in October, we give special focus to the little ones with Octoburst! – a festival that encourages play and family fun, with both free and ticketed performances and hands-on workshops.
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Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder – Imaginative Worlds Made Visible Through Art

Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder at National Gallery Singapore spreads the message of art as a way to discover and explore new worlds. This...
Fantastic Mr Fox (Mandarin)

Fantastic Mr Fox (Mandarin)

Fantastic Mr Fox is a classic tale of goodies and baddies. It is an inspiring story about the brave and clever Mr Fox who, with the help of his family and friends, outsmarts three farmers’ nasty schemes in order to provide food for the animal community.

Sharing is caring!