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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.