Are your racking your brain over where to bring the kids to over the March holidays? Don’t worry, we’re here to save the day. Here are some fun activities to tide you through the week and keep your kids entertained.
Instead of spending a bomb by taking a trip out of town, why not head down to Raffles City for an exhibition that is both educational and free! Children of Asia 2011’ is a free event that will encompass nearly 4000 square feet of area and delight all with performances, exhibitions, workshops and handicraft demonstrations by talents from Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Maldives, Pakistan and Vietnam, who were specially handpicked for this event. Look forward to a rare insight into to the beauty and diversity of Asian arts and crafts, as well as cultivating a deeper appreciation of Asia and the dedication taken to create such craftwork.
Disney on Ice: World of Fantasy (Mar 17 -20)
Everyone’s favourite Disney characters are back! Four of your favourite Disney stories will be presented at Disney on Ice: World of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid's enchanting undersea kingdom and experience the 'Circle of Life' with The Lion King. Then enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within! Witness your family's favourite Disney moments come to life on the skating rink complete with special effects create a lifetime of memories.
Exuberance of Youth Concert (Mar 19)
Let your kids be inspired by their peers at this concert where five young prodigies will entertain the audience with their precocious talents. Conducted by Moses Gay and Jun Wong, the orchestra will play “The Legend of the Dragon” and “Izpirazione I” respectively, while Dedric Wong, Wong Qin Kai and Govin Tan will display their skills on different instruments like the suona, erhu and tabla under the baton of Maestro Tsung Yeh. Other compositions to be performed include “Confluence” by Wang Cheng Wei, the Singapore Composer Composition Award winner of the 2006 SCO International Chinese Orchestral Composition Competition.
Heritage Comes Alive Tour (Mar 19)
And if concerts or exhibitions are just not your thing, you can always rely on nature and history to for an educational day. Hop down to the Labrador Nature Reserve where you can discover our rich heritage from 14th century Temasek to 20th century Singapore, from the early years of trading to the defence of Singapore during World War II and how the Labrador Nature Reserve has played a role in them. We’re sure the kids will be blown away.
More events on from Mar 12-20: