This year, Hari Raya Haji falls on Wednesday, 22 August 2018. If you are wondering what to do during this public holiday, we’ve put together some ideas of things to do and events taking place in Singapore on the Hari Raya Haji public holiday.
What’s On In Singapore During The Hari Raya Haji Public Holiday
Singapore Philatelic Museum Hari Raya Haji Open House
Singapore Philatelic Museum will be open on Hari Raya Haji from 10 am to 7 pm. Go on a guided tour around the museum (11.30 am to 12.15 pm), take home some balloon art inspired by The Little Prince (2 pm to 3 pm) and have fun with bubbles with CJ the Bubble Girl (3.30 pm to 4.30 pm). Enjoy the various exhibits around the museum too. Free admission for all.
Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers
Inspired by Singaporean artist Lee Wen, National Gallery Singapore’s Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers features various installations which motivate children to express themselves. Another exhibition currently ongoing at National Gallery Singapore is Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore.
Orchid Extravaganza at Gardens by the Bay
Wednesday, 22 August, is the last day to view Gardens by the Bay’s Orchid Extravaganza. This floral display features more than 14,000 orchids set amidst Peranakan icons such as beaded slippers and colourful shophouses.
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Night Lights at the Singapore Night Festival 2018
Spend an evening out and about at the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct and enjoy the Night Lights installations. These include the sparks of Ember by Starlight Academy and a surreal underwater light installation at the National Museum lawn. The various light installations will be lit up from 7.30 pm till 12 midnight. Find out more about the various Night Lights at this year’s Singapore Night Festival here.