Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Jul 5-7

This weekend, Bhaskareeyam Festival returns with not just performances, but will also feature a series of lec-dems by experienced artistes. 

You may also want to cheer for the teams at the annual sporting event "Kalikkalam" organised by the Singapore Malayalee Association. Alternatively, pick up some travel journaling or urban farming techniques at special workshops held across the weekend! 

More details below. 

1. Bhaskareeyam 2019

Photo courtesy: Bhaskar's Arts Academy
Photo courtesy: Bhaskar's Arts Academy

Officially inaugurated in 2015, the annual Bhaskareeyam Festival celebrates the life of the iconic Shri KP Bhaskar, founder of Bhaskar’s Arts Academy & Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society.

As per tradition, this year's festival will honour four dedicated individuals who have contributed greatly and continue to strive relentlessly to ensure the arts remain a part of the lives of the next generation. Aside from evening performances, there will also be Dance and Music Lec-Dems conducted by esteemed artistes.

When: July 5-7
Where: Black Box at Stamford Arts Centre
Entry: SGD 10

2. Journaling Festival 2019: Workshop - Travel Journaling with Sketches

Photo courtesy: Cityluxe
Photo courtesy: Cityluxe

In this workshop, learn how to preserve your travel moments through interesting layouts and storytelling techniques! Artist Szetoo Weiwen will also provide plenty of tips and techniques to help you document your travels in a modern, fresh and fun way.

When: July 6
Where: Millenia Walk, L1 Great Hall
Entry: SGD 88

3. Lessons from Our Forefathers : UYG's Singapore Bicentennial Edition

Photo courtesy: Up Your Game 2016 - A Personal Development Community
Photo courtesy: Up Your Game 2016 - A Personal Development Community

Three Singaporean Youths serve as a time tunnel as they share with us tales of our earlier generations, their lives, challenges and contributions as early migrants of the place we now call Singapore.

When: July 6
Where: Black Box Theater
Entry: Free

4. Urban Farming: Learn To Grow & Cook Microgreens (Veg)

Photo courtesy: Everything Green Pte Ltd
Photo courtesy: Everything Green Pte Ltd

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the health and nutritional benefits of microgreens, how to grow them in your home or office, and how to consume them in your everyday meals.

When: July 6
Where: 41 Tembeling Road
Entry: SGD 40

5. Kalikkalam 2019 Badminton Tournament

Photo courtesy: Singapore Malayalee Association
Photo courtesy: Singapore Malayalee Association

After resounding success for the last 8 years, the annual sporting event "Kalikkalam" – organised by the Singapore Malayalee Association – returns this weekend. Head on down to support the teams! 

When: July 7
Where: Arena Country Club 
Entry: Free

6. Krishna'anubhuti, presented by Soorya, Singapore

Photo courtesy: Kalashakti/Sreepadam School of Arts
Photo courtesy: Kalashakti/Sreepadam School of Arts

An evening of Indian classical dance, Krishna'anubhuti features two presentations. The first performance, titled Krishna Mayam, is a fusion of Kathakali and Bharatanatyam, performed by the Franco-Indian husband-wife duo of Paris Laxmi and Pallippuram Sunil. This will be followed by a Bharatanatyam performance by well-known dancer and Malyali actress Divyaa Unni from the United States of America.

When: July 7
Where: Singapore Polytechnic Auditorium at Dover
Entry: Starts at SGD 30​

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