The weekend is finally here! Thinking of what to do in Singapore?
Don’t waste it away by spending it at home because there are lots of activities happening around the island to enjoy with your friends and family. Weekends will never be the same again with this weekend planner.
BANGKOK’S CHATUCHAK NIGHT MARKET
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Can’t afford to fly to Bangkok? Don’t fret because its famed Chatuchak Night Market has landed in Singapore.
For three months starting from Feb 4, visitors can experience one of Bangkok’s most popular night markets at The Grandstand, with Thai vendors rotating each week.
Being the world’s first Chatuchak market out of Thailand, expect crowd-favourite dishes such as phad thai, mango sticky rice, Thai milk tea, as well as plenty of stalls selling Thai fashion, home decor and antiques!
While entrance to the event is free, cash or FavePay are the main methods of payment at the market.
Whether you are driving or taking public transport, there is all day free parking at The Grandstand main carpark and free shuttle bus services from Botanic Gardens, Clementi and Toa Payoh.
When: Feb 4 to May 3, 4.30pm to 10.30pm (Close on Mondays)
Where: The Grandstand South Carpark, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
OPEN STAGE @ MARINA BAY SANDS
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Marina Bay Sands is hosting a free concert series, featuring talents from around the Southeast Asian region.
Be serenaded under the stars with local artistes Shye and Tabitha Nauser, as well as Filipino singer-songwriter Renee Dominque, who has even impressed Jason Mraz with her rendition of What A Wonderful World and Can’t Help Falling In Love.
Here is the lineup:
- 7.15pm – 7.45pm: Shye (SG)
- 8.15pm – 8.45pm: Tabitha Nauser (SG)
- 9.15pm – 9.55pm: Renee Dominique (PH)
When: Feb 8, 7.15pm to 10pm
Where: Event Plaza at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972
ART PODIUM @ ION ART GALLERY
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Art Podium brings artists, collectors, curators and auctioneers together, with the goal of offering a rich cultural diversity.
Award-winning and upcoming artists will be showcasing their rare collections of Heritage, Modern and Contemporary artwork from Indonesia, India and Singapore. Some notable names include SH Raza, Budi Ubrux and Kartika Affandi.
Art enthusiasts can especially look forward to Kartika’s live-painting segment, with inspiration drawn from Chinese New Year celebrations, specially created for the event. Her art has been said to vary from conventional to subversive.
To ensure that art is accessible to everyone, the artists’ works will be for sale at reasonable prices, according to organisers.
When: Feb 1 to Feb 11, 10am to 10pm
Where: ION Art Gallery (ION Orchard Level 4), 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
NATIONAL STADIUM OPEN HOUSE: K-POP FITNESS, HIP HOP CLASS [CANCELLED]
The Singapore Sports Hub will be cancelling all National Stadium Open House this weekend and the official statement is as below:
“The Singapore Sports Hub will not proceed with the National Stadium Open House this weekend. We will update patrons on any events that might be postponed or cancelled by organisers accordingly. We will implement additional precautionary measures to minimise the risk of further transmission of the virus in the community with the heightened risk posture of DORSCON Orange.
Mandatory temperature screening and registration list of participants will be maintained for activities at the Sports Hub. All vendors and visitors visiting our office will also be requested to fill up a travel declaration form. We will continue to look out for respiratory symptoms such as cough or runny nose and deny entry to unwell individuals. In addition, we will continue to advise individuals who are unwell, on Leave of Absence, or have recent travel history to mainland China, that they should not attend any activities at the Sports Hub. We have increased the frequency of cleaning of commonly used areas and ensure that event venues are ventilated and are adequately equipped with facilities for handwashing.
The health advisory has been up on our website and patrons who are feeling unwell or have travelled to China in the last two weeks are advised to stay home. Additionally, all patrons are advised to observe good personal hygiene and adhere to health advisories from the Ministry of Health. Additional measures may be implemented when required, and patrons will be duly updated through our social media channels should there be any further changes. We seek the understanding and cooperation of patrons during this period.”
This post was first published on AsiaOne and was republished on theAsianparent with permission.
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