Weekend Picks: 29 – 30 April

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It may seem like a relatively mellow long weekend, what with the mid-year exams round the corner. But there’s still good fun to be had if you look, from plays and exhibitions to relaxing family day-outs.


1. Joseon Korea: Court Treasures and City Life

Till 23 July

Asian Civilisations Museum

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Get your dose of K-culture at this exhibition of treasures from Korea’s Joseon dynasty. Featuring fashion, art, furniture and more, it would be like seeing items your favourite period K-drama up close. Read about the highlights.

Joseon Korea


2. Tech Saturday (Upsized!)

29 to 30 April, 11 am to 7 pm

Hall C, Sands Expo and Convention Centre

Part of the lineup for the Smart Nations Innovation Week, this tech carnival is crammed with tinkering stations, cool demos, gadgets and free workshops. Learn more.

Generic robots science


3. Car-Free Sunday SG

30 April, 8 am to 12 pm

Civic District

Explore our CBD sans cars for a whole new experience. Walk, jog or cycle and take in the fresh air. There’s also a kids’ play zone, as well as guided nature and heritage tours. More info.

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4. Poultry Tales

27 April to 14 May

Drama Centre Theatre

Meet three feathered stars from nursery rhymes and fairy tales, and let them entertain you with their stories in this fun, interactive musical. Details here, or take a peek behind-the-scenes of this theatre production.

I Theatre’s Poultry Tales


5. Precious Eggs: Of Art, Beauty and Culture

Till 8 Oct, 10 am to 7 pm

Singapore Philatelic Museum

See real-life egg-shaped treasures that have been created by artists and master craftsmen through the ages, from exquisite Faberge pendants to delicate Russian Imperial porcelain.

Philatelic Museum Precious Eggs exhibition


6. Fatimah and Her Magic Socks

28 April to 15 May

Theatre Studio, Esplanade

Join Fatimah as she embarks on a thrilling adventure with a mysterious lion, in this delightful production that’s been specially tailored for kids from 2 to 4. More info.

Fatimah and her Magic Socks


7. Visit the Istana on Labour Day

1 May, 10 am to 4 pm


Discover the floral and fauna on the Istana’s grounds by going on a guided nature walk this Labour Day holiday. If you’re there in the morning, be sure to also catch the Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir performing at the main tent. Find out more.






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