Head on down to Sentosa and be surprised with facts about the iconic Merlion that you didn’t know about.
With four days of amazing activities and programmes for you and your family to enjoy, here’s the second part to our 4-part SG50 Jubilee Weekend Guide series!
Day 2 of the Jubilee Weekend only means that it’s the eve of National Day! Here’s our list of all the hot and happening events that families can look forward to.
10am – 8pm (last entry 7:30pm)
Do you think you know more about the legendary and iconic Merlion? If you’re at Sentosa, head to the Merlion and be surprised at the facts and stories behind this Singapore icon.
To celebrate SG50, these Singaporean monuments are made entirely out of Legos.
The Singapore March (Tour and Talk)
1pm – 3pm
For one day only, get the chance to view Singapore’s first travelling exhibition. The Singapore March features an array or peculiar character stereotypes that defines Singapore.
The Little Red Brick (Tour and Talk)
1pm – 3pm
A special exhibit of LEGO creations to commemorate 50 Singaporean memories made by the local Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOL).
3D Printing Singapura Stories (Tour and Talk)
1pm – 3pm
These 3D-printed installations use miniatures to re-enact some of Singapore’s most inspiring moments from the past 50 years in the perspective of a Singaporean narrative.
Hand Drawn Nation (Documentary Screening)
4pm – 5pm
Hand Drawn Nation is a film which gives viewers a glimpse of pioneering illustrators from the 80s and 90s eras. Watch how these illustrators’ breakout publications, such as Young Generation magazines and Vinny the Vampire, have left a mark in the local illustration scene.
More events on the next page.
Get creative! Make your own character out of clay at the ArtScience Museum.
Public Guided Tour in English for Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition
8 August 2015, 5pm
Are your kids fans of Dreamworks movies? Enjoy this informative tour with the family and get to know more about the creations of Dreamworks’ star characters.
Make Your Own Glowing Angler fish
8 – 9 August 2015, 4:30pm
Enjoy while you learn more about the sea creatures of the deep blue sea. You can even build your own Angler fish that glows! A fantastic way for the kids to increase their knowledge of sea animals.
8 August 2015, 2:30pm
Make your own short film by moulding your own character out of clay while you learn about this amazing form of animation.
Groove to the beats of your favourite Elvis Presley songs at the Philatelic Museum.
Music Performance: An Afternoon with Elvis
8 August 2015, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Catch this performance by an Elvis Presley-inspired group and sing along to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s classic hits. This live show is held in conjunction with Return to Sender – An Exhibition that celebrates Elvis Presley.
The fun doesn’t stop here! Head on over to the next page for more events and activities for the family.
Dads, relive those army moments by catching the screening of Army Daze at the Singapore Flyer.
8 – 9 August 2015, 1pm – 9:30pm
Spend your National Day eve shopping away at the flea market. Feeling hungry? Grab some grub from the Kerbside Gourmet Food Truck.
Stand-Up Comedy by Mark Lee and Hossan Leong
8 August 2015, 7pm – 8pm
Get entertained by local comedians Mark Lee and Hossan Leong! Your funny bones will be tickled by an evening that’s sure to be bursting with laughters.
Free Movie Screening: Army Daze
8 August 2015, 8:30pm – 10pm
Have yet to watch the local film, Army Daze? The night just got even better with a free screening of this classic and hilarious local film about Singaporean army life.
An enjoyable activity for the kids: fly the kite that you created at Asian Civilisation Museum.
Image: Asian Civilisation Museum
Kite Making Fun
8 August 2015, 5pm – 7pm
Instead of staying indoors all day, head on down to the Asian Civilisation Museum to fly the kite which you’ve created.
Outdoor Movie Screening
8 August 2015, 7pm – 11pm / 9 August 2015, 8 – 11pm
Watch a movie under the stars as you catch the screening of classic Singaporean films.
8 August 2015, 6pm – 7pm
Sit back and relax as the Symphony band captivates you with their performance of classical music at the Botanic Gardens.
Looking for things to do on first, third and forth day of the SG50 Jubilee Weekend?
Click here for Day 1.
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Click here for Day 4.