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Meet-The-Author: Wong Kim Hoh

Big Hearts, Big Dreams: Stories Of Singaporean Of The Year Nominees, 2015 – 2016 gathers the tales of the 21 winners and nominees from the primary two years of The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year award. Written by veteran journalist Wong Kim Hoh, who is finest identified for his weekly columns Wong Kim Hoh Meets and It Changed My Life in The Sunday Times, every profile captures the dedication and drive of these who have made an affect on the group.

WHERE: Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store, Level four Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: March three, four – 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO:

Book Launch – Open: A Boy’s Wayang Adventure

Join creator Eva Wong Nava and movie director Raymond Tan, the folks behind the guide, for a dialogue about illustration, acceptance and preservation of cultural histories. The middle-grade novel relies on the upcoming movie, The Wayang Kids, by Brainchild Pictures.

WHERE: Living Room, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 10, 2 – 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6659-1749 INFO:


Once Upon A Time By The Teng Ensemble

Mapletree Investments and the award-winning Teng Ensemble current a medley of Disney classics and the evolution of Teresa Teng’s finest beloved songs. Gareth Fernandez, a pop/R&B artist, will make a particular look.

WHERE: Amphitheatre, Level three VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 – 7.30pm ADMISSION: $three (grownup), $2 (youngster) from

Vocal Consort: Light Of A Million Mornings

Home-grown choir The Vocal Consort’s annual gala concert, titled after a preferred Filipino gospel-pop tune, will characteristic a repertoire starting from dreamy modern works to works by Asian composers. The choir will even current the world premiere of Magnificat, by budding Indonesian composer Ken Steven, and Remember by choir member Seow Mao Yu.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 10, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 (free seating), tickets from INFO: E-mail [email protected]

Singapore Rhapsodies At National Museum

This bi-weekly music collection invitations aspiring younger musicians, college students and music curiosity teams to showcase authentic compositions or standard Singapore songs on a novel Red Steinway concert grand piano.

WHERE: The Platform, Level 2 National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow (2.30 – 3pm): Vox Camerata choir; March 9 (four.30 – 5pm): St Joseph’s Institution Junior; March 23 (four.30 – 5pm): Meridian Primary School ADMISSION: Free INFO:

NUS Symphony Orchestra: Let’s Play

The orchestra’s annual concert on the newly renovated University Culture Centre takes on a video video games theme. Conducted by Lim Soon Lee, it would characteristic acquainted tunes from video video games equivalent to World of Warcraft, Civilization IV, Halo and Lord Of The Rings, alongside classical works equivalent to Danse Macabre (Dance Of Death).

WHERE: NUS University Cultural Centre Hall, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: March 18, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 ($15 for 4 or extra tickets), tickets from INFO: E-mail [email protected]


Cut Kafka!

This cross-disciplinary encounter of dance and theatre is impressed by the surreal world of literary icon Franz Kafka and introduced by Singapore’s T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre. Performed in Mandarin with English surtitles.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: March 1 & 2 (8pm), March three (three & 8pm), March four (3pm) ADMISSION: $38 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO:

X & Y

Two topics take a look at one another from both aspect of the world. In their shared area, each query the tune of this tango – trying to find fact in motion and safety in construction. X & Y is a motion work carried out by dance company Raw Moves’ inventive director Ricky Sim and dancer Matthew Goh.

WHERE: Multi-Purpose Hall, Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis/Nicoll Highway WHEN: April 11 & 12 (8pm), April 13 (three & 8pm) ADMISSION: $24 – $30 TEL: 6493-7112 INFO: E-mail [email protected] or go to rawmoves.internet


Surviving Syonan

This gallery on the National Museum highlights how the folks of Singapore coped with day by day life and responded with grit to the Japanese Occupation throughout World War II.

WHERE: Surviving Syonan Gallery, Level 2 National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: 10am – 7pm day by day ADMISSION: Free admission for Singaporeans, everlasting residents and foreigners as much as six years outdated INFO:

Growing Up

The 1950s and 1960s have been a tumultuous interval of change for Singapore. Despite the political turbulence and social unrest, kids nonetheless loved a cheerful childhood.This gallery gives insights into the experiences of rising up in Singapore throughout that interval via acquainted social areas the place kids would have spent most of their time.

WHERE: Growing Up Gallery, Level 2 National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: 10am – 7pm day by day ADMISSION: Free admission for Singaporeans, everlasting residents & foreigners as much as six years outdated INFO:


Tradition and Creativity: Calligraphy Works Of Goh Yau Kee

This marks the artist’s debut solo exhibition. Using each inventive and conventional methods, Goh’s greater than 100 artworks comprise totally different calligraphy types which embody the cursive script, operating hand and seal characters.

WHERE: Ion Art Gallery, Level four Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Wed – March 6, 10am – 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO:

Lee Kong Chian Collection: Chinese Ink Works

The Chinese ink works within the NUS Museum’s assortment makes use of works from the Qing Dynasty to introduce viewers to the overall historical past of Chinese ink traditions. The present show additionally highlights the pioneering achievements of Singaporean artists of their innovation of a longstanding artwork kind.

WHERE: LKC Gallery, NUS Museum, University Cultural Centre, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Tue – Sat: 10am – 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-8817 INFO: E-mail [email protected]


ST Jobs Career & Development Fair

Singapore’s largest job honest gives alternatives for first-time jobseekers and mid-career switchers to satisfy their selection employers. Visitors can achieve worthwhile insights into hiring necessities and profession expectations, discover a big selection of profession choices supplied by each new and established firms and get on-the-spot mentorship and profession recommendation from exhibitors.

WHERE: Halls 401 & 402, Suntec Singapore MRT: Esplanade/ Promenade WHEN: March 10 & 11, 10am – 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6319-8877 INFO:

Study Abroad Expo

For these seeking to examine in Australia, Britain or Ireland this yr, UCAS and Australia functions at the moment are open for 2018/2019 entry. A-level, IB diploma, polytechnic and N/O-level college students who apply on the honest will get their software charges waived.

WHERE: Visitors Centre, Level 5 National Library Singapore, 100 Victoria Street MRT: City Hall/Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, midday – 6pm ADMISSION: Free, register at TEL: 6227-0380 INFO: E-mail [email protected]

Food & Beverage Fair

Apart from native, Asian and worldwide favourites, the honest will even characteristic newly launched delicacies and and the brand new Beverage Fest. The new attraction will showcase beverage merchandise equivalent to vitality and carbonated drinks, beers, spirits and wine.

WHERE: Hall 5 Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: March 15 – 18, 11am – 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6747-4620 INFO: E-mail gross [email protected] or go to


The Father

The Father is an exhilarating exploration of a 70-year-old man’s deteriorating thoughts as he sinks below the horrifying weight of dementia. Directed by Tracie Pang and stars Lim Kay Siu, Tan Kheng Hua, Janice Koh, Frances Lee and Keagan Kang.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 2 – 18, 3pm & 8pm ADMISSION: $40 – $70 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO:,

Leda And The Rage

A private story set towards the backdrop of artwork, literature and movie, Leda And The Rage explores a number of views of trauma via one lady’s journey of restoration. Theatre director Edith Podesta takes an unflinching take a look at the complexities, timelessness and psychological aftermath of trauma on this darkly poetic manufacturing.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studios, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: April 26 – 29, 3pm & 6pm ADMISSION: From $17 (mature themes) TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: E-mail [email protected]

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