Five things to do over the weekend of Mar 8-10

This weekend brings a quirky mix of exciting events to your plates. From a dialogue session on the aches and joys of Indian womanhood, to a wooden chopsticks workshop, and a open house at the historical building India House, this weekend looks like a rainbow of activities. 

Here is the look of the events you can choose from.

1. Fasting, feasting

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Grace Kalaiselvi, Subhashini Kalaikannan and Harini V come together to present a performance focused on inheritance, patriarchy, and the aches and joys of Indian womanhood. Contentious topics covered include infamous fairness creams, glass ceilings, and internalised subservience.

When: March 10
Where: Esplanade Concourse
Entry: Free

2. Woodworking: Handmade chopsticks workshop

Photo courtesy: Kenseh Woodworking
Photo courtesy: Kenseh Woodworking

In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn how to make 2 pairs of chopsticks. It will be a hands-on workshop, where you get to do shaping, sanding and finishing, and bring home a pair of handcrafted chopsticks. Hand tools and techniques will be introduced in the lesson, and finishing the chopsticks with beeswax after sanding is done.

When: Mar 9-10
Where: Room2F 
Entry: SGD 90

3. Open House @ INDIA HOUSE SG

Photo courtesy: IDF Singapore
Photo courtesy: IDF Singapore

Here is a rare opportunity to visit a historical house and enjoy an evening of exhibitions, art workshops, design talks, as well as food and drinks.

When: March 8
Where: India House
Entry: Free

4. Rang Barsay Holi 2019 the biggest colour festival in Singapore

Photo courtesy: V Indus Singapore
Photo courtesy: V Indus Singapore

This Colour festival 2019 promises you a gala time with your friends and family. Celebrate the festival of colour and love in Singapore, and enjoy music from the amazing DJ’s on stage while the bursting colours make you feel like you’re in a different universe.

When: March 9
Where: Wave House Sentosa
Entry: SGD18-20

5. Traditional Letterpress Typography Workshop

Photo courtesy: typesettingsg
Photo courtesy: typesettingsg

Held in conjunction with the Singapore Design Week, TYPESETTINGSG is excited to present a unique typography letterpress workshop. This workshop will introduce the art of letterpress printing, the basic typesetting process, the art of typography, the anatomy of a type and tools in a composing room. Participants will be able to typeset and arrange their types to form their own typographical layout and print their own design using the printing press.

When: March 9-10
Where: Golden Mile Complex
Entry: SGD 100

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