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Spoil Dad this Father’s Day!

By Ninart LuiEvents - 13 June 2011 5:39 PM | Updated 6:01 PM

Spoil Dad this Father’s Day!

Fathers everywhere have typically been the strong, silent types who work tirelessly to provide for their families. This week, take your dad for a well-deserved treat to show your appreciation and love for him!

It’s mostly about Mom usually, but this week, Dads deserve their time in the limelight as well. Whatever your dad fancies, we’ve something for everyone. So read on!



FOR THE BEER-GUZZLING DAD

Most dads love a good tipple, so take him to the biggest beer festival happening in town this weekend. Beerfest Asia (June 16-19, Thur-Sun) not only boasts more than 250 different types of beers, Dad is also guaranteed to stay entertained with the best of live tribute bands including “The Killer Queen” and “The U2 Show - Achtung Baby”!

Want to make sure Dad gets the royal treatment? Find out how you can WIN VIP passes to Beerfest! For other highlights, don’t miss our preview.


FOR THE DAD WITH A ROMANTIC SOUL

Here’s something Mom would thank you for as well – take them both to the Flamenco Festival (June 18-19, Sat-Sun) featuring Spanish music and live flamenco dance performances! Guarantee to fan the flames of passion, and just all-round fun for everyone.

Don’t miss out on the highlight of the festival – “Flamenco Under the Stars” by world-renowned Flamenco dancer and choreographer, Antonion Vargas.


FOR THE SHUTTER-BUG DAD

If your dad is trigger-happy, he’ll be thrilled to catch this exhibition of acclaimed photographer Abbas (June 18-Sept 18) as he documents his work spanning 45 years. Roaming the world covering major political and social events, Dad and you won’t leave the place without taking a slice of history with you.


FOR THE MANDO-POP LOVING DAD

This weekend, the Dad who loves his Mando-pop will be VERY spoilt for choice with not one, but two big concerts to choose from on Saturday!

Check out the main cast of popular Taiwanese drama serial, “The Legendary Liu Bo Wen” (神机妙算刘伯温) at the Beyond Time Liu Bo Wen Concert 2011 as they sing their hearts out, or head down to the Esplanade for Taiwanese chanteuse Wan Fang’s one night only performance.

 

FOR THE FOODIE DAD

If your Dad loves his food, why not take this easy Summer Party Foods cooking class (June 18, Sat) this weekend and impress him with a few easy yet delicious recipes? After all, they do say the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach!

Family favorites like buffalo and mustard wings, cheese sticks and orange gateaux lollipops are featured on the menu.