If you have been following the news, it has been a busy week; what with Joanne Peh getting covertly hitched to Qi Yi Wu and a local film getting banned here. To take a break from all that madness, here are some things you can get up to this weekend (without all that drama).
1. Overdose on high-octane ‘live’ Kpop acts If only the big names like PSY, Big Bang, 2NE1 come to mind, well they have it. These renown groups and others like Winner and Epik High will be making their way down to our sunny shores for the YG Family 2014 Galaxy Tour: Power in Singapore. It will stretch to over two days and overseas fans from the region are expected to join in this major extravaganza. 13-14 Sept. From 3:30pm. Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tickets start from $128.
2.Eat to your heart’s content at the Epicurean market If you are one of the many who love to indulge in the Singaporean pastime of eating then this is the place for you. Choose from sampling gourmand food products and drinks to participating in workshops with celebrity chefs. If you are not eating and drinking there, you will be picking up tips on how to make your food and drink taste more awesome. 12-14 Sept. Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Tickets are $23 each.
3. Bring out your inner child with a stellar musicale Peter Pan, a classic story written by JM Barrie, will be brought to life on stage in a bilingual English-German production. Expect a lavish set with intriguing costumes and a talented cast which will relate the tale in wholesome engaging way. Till 13 Sept. 8pm. Drama Centre Theatre. Tickets start from $40.
4. Bond with the family at a carnival The Families for Life Celebrations 2014 is a mega family carnival that will help bring all members of the family together through a diverse line-up of free activities. Highlights include movie screening under the stars, Segway® Fun Rides, kayaking, rock climbing and kids athletics. 13 Sept. 3pm. Singapore Sports Hub. Admission is free.
5. Cheer for Singapore to defend its Asian Championship title in netball If you didn’t know that the Singapore netball team were the Asian Champions, well fret not. Here is your chance to spur our girls on to greater heights while they take on fierce opponents like China and Japan in the Mission Foods Asian Netball Championships 2014. Till 14 Sept. Singapore Sports Hub. Tickets start from $2.
6. SRT’s The Little Company brings you a refreshing new take on Hans Christian Andersen’s well-loved fairy tale. Directed by Kate Golledge (Red Riding Hood, 2013), The Nightingale is a joyful burst of song that reminds us all to appreciate and value the world around us.