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MindChamps Preschool Welcome Day

MindChamps Preschool Welcome Day

Register for MindChamps' Welcome Day and learn more about their cutting-edge curriculum and comprehensive programmes (18mths - 6 years old) that contribute to your child’s holistic learning and development, according to his or her individual strengths and abilities!
KidsFest 2018: Dinosaur Zoo

KidsFest! 2018: Dinosaur Zoo

Meet awesome prehistoric creatures, from cute baby dinos to some of the largest carnivores and herbivores that have ever walked the planet in this fun, educational and unique performance.
Child's Play – The Story of Redhill

Child’s Play – The Story of Redhill

Singapore theatre director Danny Yeo, in collaboration with 3 Pumpkins Projects, return to present Child’s Play – The Story of Redhill, based on a well-loved Singapore folklore, for children ages 6 to 11 in Huayi 2018.
Discovery Camps March School Holidays 2018

Discovery Camps March School Holidays 2018

Discovery Camps is back for March school holidays with fun academic holiday camps for kids 3 to 12 years old! Choose from English Explorers, Actor’s Studio, Code Academy or Lego Robotics, held at both United Square and Parkway Parade.
PLAYtime! The Dog Who Goes Woof

PLAYtime! The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof

With live music, minimal dialogue and puppets dressed in colourful batik, discover how Woof Woof helps the child overcome her fear. A heartwarming story of how friendship can be found in all forms if only the heart is open.

Little Day Outing to Castle Beach: Amazing Sandcastles Family Workshop – Premium (March 2018)

This March holidays, learn how to build a bona fide sandcastle, complete with brick walled towers, intricate battlements, and connecting stairways – together as a family!
KidsFest! 2018: The Gruffalo's Child

KidsFest! 2018: The Gruffalo’s Child

Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge

SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge

The biannual SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge is back! Get ready for an exciting splashing good time as you run, ride and row your way through the scenic Punggol Waterway.

#BuySingLit 2018

Singapore is set to get a higher dose of the love for Singapore literature from 9 to 11 March 2018, as the #BuySingLit movement returns for a second edition.

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#BuySingLit 2018

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Start:
9 March 2018
End:
11 March 2018
Website:
https://buysinglit.sg/

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Venue

Various locations

Singapore

#BuySingLit 2018 to spread more love
for Singapore literature

Singapore is set to get a higher dose of the love for Singapore literature this March, as the #BuySingLit movement returns for a second edition. The nationwide initiative will run from 9 to 11 March with more than 50 programmes spread across the island.

Featuring close to 40 programme partners over three days, Singaporeans will get a taste of SingLit through a wide variety of events, including authors’ appearances, readings, workshops, plays, music performances, exhibitions, book swops and even supper.

#BuySingLit is an industry-led movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Advocating “Buy Local, Read Our World”, homegrown book publishers, retailers and literary non-profits have come together to encourage more people to discover and embrace Singapore’s literature.

HIGHLIGHTS

1. Chatbooks
Using social media platform Facebook, readers can delve into “Chatbooks” – a chatbot that features real authors including Farihan Bahron, Nuraliah Norasid, Sithuraj Ponraj, Tania De Rozario and Xiao Han waiting to share their stories, complete with audio and video experiences. The public can chat with them in four languages by clicking “Send Message” on the #BuySingLit Facebook page, www.facebook.com/buysinglit/

2. Tikam Books
SingLit gives a nostalgic spin to a childhood game, Gachapon-style! Look out for customised #BuySingLit Gachapon (capsule dispensing) machines at various bookstores in Singapore. Each capsule contains a mini-booklet, a limited edition book cover pin (eight designs available), and a $10 #BuySingLit book voucher.

3. Programmes

From children to food lovers and theatre buffs, the extensive line-up of programmes has something for everyone. There are food-themed events with writers (Poems for Supper; If Food Be The Love of Words); outdoor events for children like Ada Monster Dalam Taman (There Are Monsters In The Gardens); illustration and travel writing workshops (Illustrating SingLit; The World In A Book); as well as a play – Maappillai Vandhaar (Here Comes the Groom) that celebrates the romantic comedies of the late Se Ve Shanmugam, affectionately called the Bernard Shaw of Singapore.

4. Textures – A Weekend with Words
Co-commissioned by #BuySingLit, The Arts House launches Textures – A Weekend With Words to celebrate the community that contributes to the rich literary landscape in Singapore. Created not only for avid readers, Textures provides access points for anyone who wishes to get acquainted with Singapore literature in all its myriad of forms. With over 30 panels, workshops, performances and exhibitions that span an array of genres—melding fiction and theatre, music and poetry, and crossing cultures and languages in translation, Textures celebrates the country’s literary community, whose words reach into the past, capture the present and look to the future.

#BuySingLit runs from 9 – 11 March 2018. For the full programme line-up and locations, please visit buysinglit.sg

Participating Bookstores
– Books Ahoy!
– BooksActually
– Books Kinokuniya
– City Book Room
– Closetful of Books
– Grassroots Book Room
– Maha Yu Yi
– MPH Bookstores
– My Imagination Kingdom
– Popular Book Co
– Pustaka Islamiyah
– Times Bookstore
– Ungu Pen
– Woods in the Books

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FEATURED EVENTS

KidsFest 2018: Dinosaur Zoo

KidsFest! 2018: Dinosaur Zoo

Meet awesome prehistoric creatures, from cute baby dinos to some of the largest carnivores and herbivores that have ever walked the planet in this fun, educational and unique performance.
SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge

SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge

The biannual SAFRA Punggol Waterway Challenge is back! Get ready for an exciting splashing good time as you run, ride and row your way through the scenic Punggol Waterway.
MindChamps Preschool Welcome Day

MindChamps Preschool Welcome Day

Register for MindChamps' Welcome Day and learn more about their cutting-edge curriculum and comprehensive programmes (18mths - 6 years old) that contribute to your child’s holistic learning and development, according to his or her individual strengths and abilities!
Child's Play – The Story of Redhill

Child’s Play – The Story of Redhill

Singapore theatre director Danny Yeo, in collaboration with 3 Pumpkins Projects, return to present Child’s Play – The Story of Redhill, based on a well-loved Singapore folklore, for children ages 6 to 11 in Huayi 2018.
PLAYtime! The Dog Who Goes Woof

PLAYtime! The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof

With live music, minimal dialogue and puppets dressed in colourful batik, discover how Woof Woof helps the child overcome her fear. A heartwarming story of how friendship can be found in all forms if only the heart is open.
Discovery Camps March School Holidays 2018

Discovery Camps March School Holidays 2018

Discovery Camps is back for March school holidays with fun academic holiday camps for kids 3 to 12 years old! Choose from English Explorers, Actor’s Studio, Code Academy or Lego Robotics, held at both United Square and Parkway Parade.

Little Day Outing to Castle Beach: Amazing Sandcastles Family Workshop – Premium (March 2018)

This March holidays, learn how to build a bona fide sandcastle, complete with brick walled towers, intricate battlements, and connecting stairways – together as a family!

#BuySingLit 2018

Singapore is set to get a higher dose of the love for Singapore literature from 9 to 11 March 2018, as the #BuySingLit movement returns for a second edition.
KidsFest! 2018: The Gruffalo's Child

KidsFest! 2018: The Gruffalo’s Child

Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Sharing is caring!