Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17

Whether you’re bookworms or party lovers, this weekend promises to offer something for everyone. Discover more about the rich Indian heritage through this interactive exhibition, or enjoy the Sci-fi art show, this weekend surely is a delight right before the Christmas weekend. Here is the pick for you to choose:

BookFest@Singapore

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17
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Fill up your bookshelves with the return of the annual fair by Popular bookstore. Spread over 10 days, this year’s book fest sees autograph and sharing sessions with regional and local authors and comic writers. Don’t miss out on crazy deals such as auctions on tech gadgets that go as low as a dollar. Another highlight includes the Popular Reader's Choice Awards 2017 – honouring the best of homegrown literature as voted by readers.

When: December 15 to 24 at 10:00 am
Where: Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Entry: Free

Symbols and Scripts: The Language of Craft

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17
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Discover more about the rich Indian heritage through this interactive exhibition. Presented by the Indian Heritage Centre, visitors get to learn more about the diverse Indian community in Singapore through various motifs, patterns and design. On display are textiles and crafts objects that have been preserved ‘till this day, which are typically still being used for modern festive celebrations and rituals.

When: December 15 to 31 at 10:00 am
Where: Indian Heritage Centre
Entry: Free to SGD6

Dune: A Sci-fi Art Show

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17
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Travel to the land of Arrakis as Kult Gallery comes to live with paintings, prints and virtual reality installations inspired by his best-selling novel Dune. Immerse yourself in Frank Herbert’s spellbinding sci-fi world with the exhibition which will showcase more than 15 art pieces by participating artists from across the globe, including Indonesia, Singapore and New Zealand.

When: Ongoing until December 30 at 5:00 pm
Where: Kult Kafe
Entry: Free

Summer Breeze and Festive Sparkle

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17
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Skip the SPF and stay in the shade at this urban beach paradise at a tropical fiesta set in the sand-free landscape of Tanjong Pagar Centre’s Urban Park. A Tiki Fruit Bar will be shaking up refreshing fruit juices on the weekends. Laze in one of the comfy beach chairs and vibrant huts, and wind down to some live band music.

When: December 15 to 25 at 12:00 pm
Where: Singapore city
Entry: Free

The Five Dollar Pub Crawls

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of December 16-17
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A lucrative deal in the festive season when Singapore Pub Crawl is launching The Five Dollar Pub Crawls that gives you access to the best deals from bars along Singapore River at only SGD5 per person in December. Specialised guides bring you to four bars with exclusive value-for-money drink offers. Get a free shot at every bar on the list and a sweet 2-for-SGD15 cocktails package.

When: December 15 to 30 at 7:30 pm
Where: Singapore city
Entry: SGD5

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