Weekend Guide

Festivals rule the roost this weekend, so don’t miss out!

Events - 12 May 2010 9:00 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Festivals rule the roost this weekend, so don’t miss out!

There’s plenty to do in Singapore, so don’t complain that you’re bored – especially when we’ve got a guide of things to do right here for you!

 

1. Singapore Arts Festival

Between You and Me, the Singapore Arts Festival's new theme for 2010, is all about getting closer to the arts. For the first time, the Festival will actively reach out to everyone through an outreach programme called com.mune.

For details on the opening act, go here.

For a full listing of the programmes happening this year, go here.

Until June 13, at various locations.

 

2. Flipside Festival

The Flipside is festival that presents the lighter side of the arts, offering fun and quirky theatre, music and dance programmes, in conjunction with the Singapore Arts Festival every year. Audiences can expect unconventional, imaginative work and eccentric humour.

For a full listing of the programmes happening this year, go here.

Until June 13, at various locations.

 

3. Ace! Festival

ACE! Festival is back with an exciting theme – Journeys. Expect journeys from place to place, journeys into new ideas, journeys to learning and journeys of enlightenment throughout the entire period.

ACE! Festival 2010 is presented in collaboration with new festival partner, the National Museum of Singapore alongside their Children's Season.

For a full listing of the programmes happening this year, go here.

Until June 10, at various locations.

 

4. Very Short International Film Festival

After France, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, the ‘Very Short’ comes to Singapore, with less than 3 minutes movies (without title and credits) from around the world in competition and a selection of the best Very Short ‘made in Singapore’.

Until Sunday, at The Cathay and Cathay Cineleisure. Tickets at $10.

 

5. Queen – It’s a Kind of Magic musical

Fans of Queen will love this, which promises everything from the passion and excitement of Freddie Mercury to the amazing guitar solos of Brian May and all those unbelievable harmonies. Delivered with 21st century sound and lighting, it creates the best of the 70’s and 80’s rock era in a way that will transport you in time.

Featuring over 20 original Queen hits - We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, Fat Bottom Girls, We Are the Champions and many more.

Saturday only, at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $45 to $100.

 

For more things to do after hours this weekend, go here.