Five things to do over the weekend of September 23-24

Watching a fighting championship to experiencing the joy of meditation, this weekend promises to give a choice to suit your mood. In serene autumn time, you can also just go to Gardens by the Bay or foodies can treat their taste-buds at the GREAT Food festival. Here is a list to choose from.

1. Singapore Fighting Championship 6 - Rise of Legends

Singapore Fighting Championship 6 - Rise of Legends
Photo courtesy: Facebook official page

Watch a total of 20 matches from multiple fighting disciplines which include professional boxing, MMA on top of a slew of amateur fights. The biggest fight on the card sees Singapore’s first professional boxing champion and first female professional boxer Nurshahidah ‘The Sniper’ Roslie - who has a record of six knock-outs and one loss - take a shot at a championship title belt against Siriphon Chanbuala from Thailand for the vacant WBC Asia Female Featherweight Championship and OPBF Silver Featherweight Championship titles.

When: September 23
Where: Singapore city, at 6 pm
Entry: SGD35

2. The GREAT Food Festival

The GREAT Food Festival
Photo courtesy: tgff.com.sg

Rejoice in the art of cooking by tasting some of the ultimate cuisines. This gourmet and lifestyle festival, A collaboration between Resorts World Sentosa and international gourmet festival curator Savour Events, features the biggest collection of international culinary stars such as one-Michelin-starred chefs Yonemura, Scott Webster, Sam Leong and Florian Favario. The festival is split into five zones: Star Chef Arena, Heritage Lane, Rollin’ Sweet Times, Feast of Kings and Connoisseur Collection – you can be sure there’s something for everyone.

When: September 22 to 24, at 11 am
Where: Resorts World Sentosa
Entry: Free

3. Lyf Workshop Day

Lyf Workshop Day
Photo courtesy: lyfbyascott.com

Learn something new among the bunch of like-minded people. Eight artisans will be sharing their skills at craft workshops throughout the day. It ranges from candle making and jewellery making to brush lettering and monogram painting. You can also improve your brush and watercolour techniques, dip pen calligraphy, sashiko (Japanese art of decorative stitching and sewing) and embroidery.

When: September 24, at 10 am
Where: Singapore city
Entry: SGD30 to SGD125

4. Autumn Harvest Floral Display

Autumn Harvest Floral Display
Photo courtesy: Facebook official page

This will totally mesmerise you by welcoming the autumn season with an abundance of orange, red and green as Gardens by the Bay transforms into a farm-inspired showcase with plants like chrysanthemums, callunas and phloxes. Also enjoy your favourite pumpkin taking centre stage, featuring ten varieties of the plant in orange, white and even, striped.

When: September 22 to 30, at 9 am
Where: Gardens by the Bay
Entry: SGD8 to SGD28

5. WTSC Puja 2017 - Million Medicine Buddha Mantra Visualisation & Recitation

WTSC Puja 2017 - Million Medicine Buddha Mantra Visualisation & Recitation
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Experience the rare and special elements of The Sadhana used for this Puja which benefits from the depths of one’s heart. The enlightenment will purity all the possible negative karma and one will enjoy the positivity. Through the virtue of this work, may all beings be freed from sickness and thereafter swiftly reach the state of the Medicine Buddha.

When: September 23 to 24
Where: Poh Ming Tse Temple
Entry: Free

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Garima Kapil
Garima Kapil – Senior Writer

Garima Kapil has around five years of experience in the field of writing and editing. Specialised in writing, performing proof-reading and text editing functions along with content ideation; she has worked with leading e-commerce and as a freelancer. She writes on lifestyle, news, telecom, travel, education, healthcare, immigration, along with other subjects required as a full-time writer and freelancer. 

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