Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of June 21-23

This weekend, immerse yourself in culture and the arts. Head to the culture enclave of Kmapong Glam for the Hari Raya Open House, or attend a Tamil storytelling session filled with music, action, story and fun! 

More details below: 

1. Fiesta Hari Raya Open House

Photo courtesy: Malay Heritage Centre
Photo courtesy: Malay Heritage Centre

Enjoy a weekend of festivities with your family and friends at the Malay Heritage Centre. From craft activities to live performances and film screenings, there's lots for you to do together with your family!

When: June 22
Where: Malay Heritage Centre
Entry: Free

2. Conversations Reimagined: Not Just Foreigners

Photo courtesy: The Best of You – Julie's
Photo courtesy: The Best of You – Julie's

The foreign migrant community has made tremendous contributions to Singapore’s development, especially during its early nation building years. Despite their contributions, there is still a huge disparity between foreign migrant workers and locals when it comes to the entitlement of rights and privileges.

This interactive dialogue session aims to explore some of the local community’s perceptions of foreign migrant workers and dispel common misconceptions.

When: June 22
Where: WeWork (71 Robinson Rd)
Entry: Free

3. Tamil Bilingual Story Telling Session

Photo courtesy: The ABCs of Tamil for Kids
Photo courtesy: The ABCs of Tamil for Kids

This is a fun Tamil English storytelling session filled with music, action, story and fun for you to enjoy with your kid(s).

Each child's ticket (with parent) is SGD25. Enjoy a 20% discount when you buy 2 or more tickets. You will also receive a free Tamil for Kids Alphabet Poster.

When: June 23
Where: The Play Den
Entry: SGD 25

4. 50 Shades of Brown - Stand-up comedy that will have you in splits

Photo courtesy: 50 Shades of Brown
Photo courtesy: 50 Shades of Brown

A colorful stand-up comedy about life featuring four of the hottest new talents on the Singapore comedy circuit. It will have you in splits!

Spice up your Friday night, break the routine and come for a laugh!

When: June 21
Where: 81 Tras Street
Entry: SGD 15

5. Kuda Kepang Ria!

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade 

Kuda Kepang is a traditional art form found in the Malay performance culture. First introduced by Javanese immigrants, this unique dance is inspired by the elegant and gallant movements of horses.

The traditional Kuda Kepang costume is made out of hide or pleated bamboo and decorated beautifully with fabric. Come make your own Kuda Kepang costume at PIP’s PLAYbox and join in the Pesta Raya festivities!  

When: June 21-23
Where: PIP's PLAYbox
Entry: Free

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