Five things to do over the weekend of June 17-18

International Day of Yoga falls on June 21, which is next Wednesday. So this weekend, get ready to meet fellow yogis at 50 over locations in Singapore that are offering free yoga classes! 

Practise mindfulness beyond the mat as well at the first birthday event for Silent Disco Asia. Partying has never been quieter. Alternatively, head to Esplanade's philanthropy initiative Mural of Dreams for an afternoon of fun, family-friendly handicraft workshops. 

1. International Day of Yoga

Photo courtesy: Pure Yoga SG
Photo courtesy: Pure Yoga SG

Enjoy free yoga classes at various locations around Singapore as we come together on the mat to celebrate the International Day of Yoga! 

When: Jun 17-18
Where: Various Locations  
Entry: Free

2. A Rooftop Affair: Nathan Sykes

Nathan Sykes was the youngest member of The Wanted. Photo courtesy: myvillage.sg
Nathan Sykes was the youngest member of The Wanted. Photo courtesy: myvillage.sg

Remember The Wanted? After the band broke up, youngest member Nathan Sykes sought to re-introduce himself as a musician through his solo debut.

He will headlining Serangoon Garden's annual rooftop concert, A Rooftop Affair. This will be his debut solo performance for fans in Singapore and Nathan Sykes will hold an exclusive signing session after the show.

When: Jun 17
Where: myVillage rooftop garden 
Entry: S$70 

3. Silent Disco Asia's 1st Birthday

Silent Disco Asia celebrates its first birthday this year! Photo courtesy: Silent Disco Asia
Silent Disco Asia celebrates its first birthday this year! Photo courtesy: Silent Disco Asia

Want to party but don't want to end up being a public nuisance? Head to Kult Kafe at Upper Wilkie Road for the quietest party in town! 

The customised headsets are designed to light up and glow in blue, green or red, depending on the channel you are listening to. Tired of dancing? Simply take the headsets off and start talking to your friends - without to shout over loud music. 

When: Jun 17-18
Where: Kult Kafe 
Entry: S$35-45 

4. Hansel and Gretel (musical)  

Hansel and Gretel musical. Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Hansel and Gretel musical. Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Beloved by children and adults all over the world, the story of Hansel and Gretel has inspired many adaptations for the stage.

In this adventure for the whole family, Orchestra of the Music Makers is joined by an international and local cast of singers for this semi-staged concert performance, the Volare Treble Voices by Darius Lim, directed by Edith Podesta and conducted by Chan Tze Law.

Come, venture into the forest for an unforgettable, fun-filled performance.

When: Jun 17
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall 
Entry: S$15-20

5. Etsy Workshops

Etsy Workshops. Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Etsy Workshops. Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Etsy Craftivist SG teams up with Sunset Pasar to support Esplanade's philanthropy initiative Mural of Dreams.

There are child-friendly workshops and fuss-free activities from clay-making, screen printing and shrink arts to doll-making, scented candle-making and knot crafting! 

When: Jun 17-18
Where: Esplanade Annexe Studio 
Entry: S$8-50

Author
Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. She is also part of the Over The Moon team, which is a movement to promote and give voice to independent Mandopop music in Singapore.

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