Weekend Guide

Go around the world this weekend!

By inSing.com EditorEvents - 20 January 2011 9:00 AM | Updated 9:04 AM

Go around the world this weekend!

Bitten by the travel bug, but can’t schedule a getaway? Fret not, we’ve just the thing for you!

This weekend, travel the world and back as different cultures and countries collide right here in our little red dot. Excited yet? Read on!




Celebrate the best of Mando- and Canto-pop at the Rock 30 concert (Sat, Jan 22) with legendary superstars like Emil Chau, Wu Bai & China Blue, Alex To, Winnie Xin, Chang Chen-yue & Free 9, Tarcy Su, Shunza, Wan Fang, Kelly Poon, Xiao Gui and more!

If you weren’t able to lay your hands on tickets to this highly-coveted event (we hear they sold like hotcakes), don’t lose hope. We’ve tons more in store for you!

Go local with Swordfish + Concubine: The Fall of Singapura (until Sun, Jan 23, tickets 

available) where our oldest folklores get a wildly imaginative, darkly funny retelling, for a Singapura like you’ve never imagined. For more insight into the cast and crew, check out our interview with director Jonathan Lim.

In the mood for passion? Check out Carmen  (Jan 21-25, tickets available), one of the classic masterpieces of the opera world. It’s Latin sensuality at its most seductive!

With Thaipusam at the height of its festivities this week, don’t miss out also on TRIKON – The War Within (Sat-Sun, Jan 22-23, tickets available), which features renowned local and Indian artistes in collaboration to put on this visual extravaganza of dance and drama.

Lastly, wind down your weekend in true Aussie style – by celebrating Australian Day by the beach (Sun, Jan 23)! Enjoy a lazy barbeque, some beach cricket, or soak up the vibes with cold drink in hand. All are welcome – whether you’re Aussie or not!

What a whirlwind tour that is! If all this doesn’t inspire you, do remember to check out our comprehensive events calendar on everything else that’s on this weekend. Have a great break people, and check back next week for our guide to quality events for the weekend!


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