1. Children’s Season at the National Museum
Dates: 26 May to 24 June 2018
Venue: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Admission: Registration is required for selected programmes.
In conjunction with the exhibition The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930-2030, the National Museum will be hosting a series of programmes for their young visitors (and those who are young at heart). Besides an outdoor inflatable playground (bouncy castle anyone?), there will also be interactive installations, animated short film screenings and sensory workshops where parents can bond with their child(ren) through free play. Most of the activities are free, but registration is required as seats are limited. Check out the full list of events here.
(Source: National Museum of Singapore)
2. Mexican Film Festival 2018
Date: 7 to 13 June 2018
Venues: The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589; NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House, 11 Kent Ridge Drive Singapore 119244 Kent Ridge Dr, Singapore 119244
Presented in conjunction with the Embajada de México en Singapur (Embassy of Mexico in Singapore), The Projector and NUS Alumni, the Mexican Film Festival 2018 celebrates Mexico’s colourful culture through film. The week-long festival will screen a series of handpicked films centred around themes such as family, marriage, mental health and gay marriage legislation. Film highlights include Abel by renowned director Diego Luna, and Between Us by Patricia Martínez de Velasco. View the full screening schedule here.
3. Escape The Heat Pop-up Market
Date: 13 to 17 June 2018
Time: 10am – 10pm
Venue: ION Orchard, B4 ION Station, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Beat the heat at the aptly titled Escape The Heat Pop-up Market, which will feature a variety of local designers, artisans and more – all within the air-conditioned comfort of ION Orchard. Vendor highlights include Esse The Label for timeless designs and elevated classics; Lark and Peony for modern cheongsams and heritage wear; and JAPARA for Thai fragrances and aromatherapy.
(Source: Level Zero)
4. TWICE ‘TWICELAND ZONE 2: FANTASY PARK’ Concert
Date: 17 June 2018
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Admission: From $168 – $288. Get your tickets here.
South Korea’s hottest girl group TWICE returns to Singapore this month for their TWICELAND ZONE 2: FANTASY PARK tour, and fans can expect plenty of high-energy dance moves, catchy beats and popular hits like What is Love? and Cheer Up. Their concert in Singapore last year sold out in a flash, attracting a 5000-strong crowd at The Star Theatre. This year’s concert will be held at the higher-capacity Singapore Indoor Stadium, so fans can expect a bigger and better show.
(Source: TWICE – Sana 사나 Facebook)
5. The Lion King
Date: 27 June – 26 August 2018
Time: 1pm; 6pm; 7.30pm (Varies based on the date.)
Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Admission: From $65 – $230. Get your tickets here.
Everyone’s favourite musical returns to Marina Bay Sands this month, bringing together an award-winning team of Broadway performers, producers and musicians. The Lion King, which has won over 70 major international awards, re-imagines the iconic Disney tale through stunning theatrics, elaborate costumes and of course, updated renditions of classic songs like Circle Of Life and Hakuna Matata.
(Source: The Lion King Singapore Facebook)