This week we have RWS Summer Matsuri, The Peranakan Festival, and Monstrous City. The Istana will be open to the public on Hari Raya Puasa, and there will be a special bicentennial exhibition. Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri! 



*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.


Continued from Previous Week

Source: Hari Raya Light Up 2019
Hari Raya Light Up 2019
Ends 6 June
Cost: Free
Venue: Geylang Serai
Geylang Serai will dazzle with close to 50 light installations from 3 May to 6 June as part of the Hari Raya Light Up 2019, and to mark the holy month of Ramadan. The Bazaar Raya Geylang Serai also returns with more than 500 stalls selling food, household items and accessories.
Source: SCCC‎‎
Cultural Extravaganza 2019
Ends 15 Jun
Various timings
Cost: Mix of free & ticketed events
Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard
The Cultural Extravaganza 2019 invites all to discover Singapore’s evolving and contemporary Chinese culture in our everyday life. Held over 3 weeks, get set to be immersed in a dynamic line-up of programmes featuring performances by home-grown arts and cultural groups, exhibitions, workshops, talks, creative markets and more.


Upcoming Events

Source: The Istana
Istana Open House
5 June
8.30am - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Istana
Highlights for the Open House on Hari Raya Puasa include a display of birds by the Wildlife Reserves of Singapore, a Nature Guided Walk organised by NParks, snack and ice cream booths, live music, and Malay dance performances.
Source: Resorts World Sentosa
RWS Summer Matsuri 2019
6 June - 9 June
5pm – 11pm
Cost: Free admission
Venue: Forum, Level B1
Taking place this June, celebrate the first RWS Summer Matsuri with a line-up of exclusive Japanese food and drinks, cultural performances, and free film screenings of 7 recent, award-winning Japanese films from Shochiku Co.
Source: The Peranakan Festival Singapore
The Peranakan Festival
7 June - 31 July
Cost: Mix of free & ticketed events
Main Venue: Claymore Connect, 442 Orchard Road
Highlights include performances, a first-ever pop-up exhibition of an interior of a Peranakan house, cooking demonstrations, tastings and a Gala Dinner.
Music In The Garden
8 June
6pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Enjoy an evening with your family and loved ones as Kebun Baru Chinese Orchestra performs a wide range of music from the region, which will include pop songs and classical music.
Source: NParks
"Captain Marvel" at Fort Canning Park
8 June
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Jubilee Park
Head to the all new Jubilee Park and join in on the adventure of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes in the movie "Captain Marvel".
Source: NLB
Monstrous City
8 June - 9 June
10am - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Plaza, Level 1, National Library Building
Make your way to Monstrous City for a fun-filled experience. There are many family-friendly activities, story readings and special appearances by Geronimo Stilton, Transformers, and Monsters United in this genre-themed city. Find your favourite monsters at Hutsy Hill, Rooky Road, Camy’s Corner and Zecky Zone.
Source: TOUCH Community Services
TOUCH Giving Art
8 June - 9 June
11am - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Arts House
TOUCH Giving Art is a charity art exhibition that showcases the artworks of special needs clients from TOUCH SpecialCrafts alongside those of professional artists. The event aims to show how art can bring together a Giving Community and deliver positive impact in the lives of beneficiaries.
Source: Esplanade
On A Hot Air Balloon with SparksWinds
9 June
3pm - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Hop on for a hot air balloon ride around the world with SparksWinds and conductor Chan Peck Suan on a Beautiful Sunday afternoon!
Nicklas Sahl Concert: Asian premiere at Singapore Botanic Gardens
9 June
6pm - 7.15pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Twenty-one year-old Nicklas Sahl is one of Denmark’s rising stars. The naturally gifted musician has already performed in front of 30,000 people. The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore, Finnair and Singapore Botanic Garden is bringing Nicklas Sahl to the Garden City in this special event, held in conjunction with SBG160.
Source: Esplanade
Chinese Dance Fiesta 2019: Performance
9 June
7.30pm & 8.45pm (45 min each)
Cost: Free
Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Chinese Dance Fiesta is an annual nationwide outreach programme organised by Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre with the aim to generate awareness and deepen appreciation for Chinese dance.
Source: Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park Opening
10 June
Cost: from $4.50
Venue: Jewel Changi Airport Level 5
Canopy Park, located at the topmost level of Jewel, welcomes the young and young at heart with an array of exciting play attractions. Admission to the Canopy Park is $4.50 for Singapore residents and $5 for standard tickets, inclusive of access to the Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden and Topiary Walk. Other attractions are ticketed separately.

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