Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Nov 18-19

Whether it is enjoying a play festival in Hindi, or watching a stage performance at Esplanade, this weekend is offering a bunch of assorted activities. Music, creativity and technology; pick your choice from the list here.

Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 18-19
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Kalaa Utsavam 2017

Art, music and folk culture come under one roof in the 10-day long Kalaa Utsavam, the Indian Festival of Arts, which is kick-starting today until November 26. With the return of many artists who have journeyed with Esplanade since its inception in 2002, five Singapore presentations, including four new works, are premiering at the festival.

When: November 17 to 26
Where: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Entry: SGD30 to SGD50

Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 18-19
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The 10 Hindi short plays come together back-to-back until November 19. Over 70 members of local talents form the cast and crew and will present the plays in Hindi (with English surtitles) during the duration of the festival.

When: November 16 to 19
Where: Black Box Theatre, Goodman Arts Centre
Entry: SGD32

Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 18-19
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IMI Festival

IMI Festival brings together technology, music and creativity into one sprawling urban space. Featuring a massive line-up of renowned innovators, speakers plus musical acts, there’s surely something for everyone to be inspired by. Grammy-winning electronic duo, Bob Moses, make an appearance, too.

When: November 18
Where: Singapore city
Entry: SGD115 to SGD135

Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 18-19
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Circus! Science Under the Big Top

A travelling exhibition that's originally from the Ontario Science Centre, Circus! Science Under the Big Top gleam insights into the whys and hows of mind-boggling and gravity-defying acts. There are over 20 interactive exhibits to explore, including a trapeze station where you can strap on a harness and do cartwheels in the air, and a tightrope suspended 3m above ground where you can test your balance.

When: Ongoing until March 18, 2018
Where: Singapore Science Centre
Entry: SGD15 to SGD52

Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 18-19
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Century of Light      

Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with a collection of rare artworks from the 19th century by celebrated painters across Europe and South-East Asia, including Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir and Raden Saleh. National Gallery Singapore's newest exhibition Century of Light showcase Impressionist art from Paris' Musée d'Orsay alongside a collection of pieces from South-East Asian painters Raden Saleh and Juan Luna.

When: Ongoing until March 2018
Where: National Gallery
Entry: SGD10 to SGD30

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