Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (25-27 Dec 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 23 December 2015 10:18 AM | Updated 10:34 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (25-27 Dec 2015)

Celebrate Christmas at the National Museum of Singapore’s open housethis Friday. It’s free entry to all the galleries and there will be loads of fringe activities such as snowman building and ornament making for the whole family to enjoy as well.

Tribal and deep house music legend Osunlade is laying out the beats at Kyo this Christmas Day with Dissoul and Kavan on support.

For something really different this Christmas Day, pop into the Esplanade for a concert by Choying Drolma, a Nepalese Buddhist nun and musician, known for presenting Tibetan Buddhist chants and feast songs to mainstream audiences. 

Balinese DJ Heidy, from popular Seminyak club Jenja helms the decks at Canvas (from 11pm | #B1—01/06 The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Rd | $20) this Saturday, playing the gamut of house music from deep house and disco, to tech and progressive house. 

Tanjong Pagar Railway Station | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

For a bit of nostalgia or just a day out with friends, head down to the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station which is opening its doors on Christmas Day. Here’s your chance to take Instagram photos or even do some sketches of the national monument.

Purveyor of punk, rock and everything-in-between Straits Records (5pm-8pm | 24 Bali Lane | $10-25) is throwing a massive party to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Starting from Christmas Day through Sunday, you can expect 3 days of live music from the likes of Elektone, Iman’s League, Johnny Eyeglass, The Psalms and more. 

Catch the soothing sounds of original Chinese chamber music compositions this Sunday at Of Music and Dance. Performed by Ding Yi Music Company and re:Dance theatre, the concert features original music by Phang Kok Jun and Hsu Tzu-Chin, with the dance choreography of Albert Tiong.


Take a journey behind the scenes of the biggest scientific experiment in the world at ColliderBlending science and theatre, the award-winning exhibition will bring visitors on a journey of scientific discovery via a tunnel-like design which replicates the European Organisation for Nuclear Research's (CERN) underground facility. 

Gather your family and friends and come on down to the Singapore Botanic Gardens Eco Lake (from 5.30pm | Free | Nearest entrance Bukit Timah Gate ) for a movie under the stars this Boxing Day. Pack a picnic basket with your favourite treats to enjoy Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ with your whole family. There will also be other exciting booths and fringe activities including balloon pinata, paper quilling, air brush tattooing and a magic show.

Over at the National Gallery, Chua Ek Kay: After The Rain features seminal works by the late artist, including the Singapore cityscape and reflections on nature. The show also examines Chua's artistic practice through his interests in calligraphy, poetry, the Shanghai School of ink painting, and Western art. Works in the show include ‘After the Rain’ (2004), ‘Dream of Borobudur’ (1996) and ‘My Haunt’ (1991).

The Singapore Zoo (80 Mandai Lake Road) is throwing its visiting koalas Cantik, Sayang, Nila, and Manja, a farewell party this weekend. There will be party games, jungle arts and crafts workshops, magic shows and more as you say goodbye to the furry marsupials

Check out our events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!