Five things to do over the weekend of Jun 30 to Jul 1

It looks like an artsy weekend ahead! Look forward to an arts book fair, mesmerising performances by local students in the Singapore Youth Festival showcase, and of course, The Lion King musical. 

Check out the details here: 

1. The Lion King musical 

Photo courtesy: marinabaysands.com
Photo courtesy: marinabaysands.com

The world’s best-loved musical is returning to the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands.  

Winner of over 70 major international theatre awards, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most innovative creative teams on Broadway. Brilliantly re-imagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film is transformed into a spectacular experience that will redefine your expectations of theatre.

When: Jun 30-Jul 1
Where: Sands Theatre, MBS
Entry: S$65-230

2. Family Fun at the National Museum

Photo courtesy: National Museum
Photo courtesy: National Museum

Enjoy family time at the National Museum of Singapore every last Saturday of the month! The fun line-up of activities includes interactive tours, storytelling sessions, drop-in craft activities and more.

June's theme is 'Ancient Tales of Southeast Asia'. Grandmother storyteller Jessie Goh will take the kids to various ASEAN countries through fascinating folktales, after which they can visit the drop-in craft station to create finger puppets of the story characters.

When: Jun 30
Where: National Museum
Entry: Free

3. Singapore Art Book Fair

Photo courtesy: Singapore Art Book Fair
Photo courtesy: Singapore Art Book Fair

This independent multi-day festival specialises in contemporary art books and zines. It will feature art books, art catalogues, monographs, zines, and printed ephemera. Over the course of the weekend, the fair will be complemented by a range of art-related fringe activities.

When: Jun 30-Jul 1
Where: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art 
Entry: Free

4. Outdoor music and dance showcase

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Esplanade Outdoor Theatre will see an array of energetic and creative dances from different genres, ranging from ethnic to contemporary dances, performed by schools across Singapore, as well as a guest performance by a dance ensemble from Thailand.

Be treated to a spectacular musical showcase featuring a variety of music performances including a collaborative presentation by Anglo-Chinese School (Barker) Chinese Orchestra and St. Margaret’s Secondary School Rhythmic Gymnastics team. 

When: Jun 30-Jul 1
Where: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Entry: Free

5. Spoken Word (A Poetry Recitation)

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Spoken Word (A Poetry Recitation) at the library@esplanade features readings of students’ original poems, some of which will be accompanied by music. Go on a journey with eight students from our secondary and junior college levels as they explore the theme of Identity through family, friendship, relationships, history, popular figures, and even time travel.

When: Jul 1
Where: library@esplanade
Entry: Free

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