Five things to do over the weekend of June 10-11

Get ready to party this weekend - choose between the biggest pool party in Singapore, or the international Ultra Music Festival that is back in Singapore for its annual electronic music showcase!

Yayoi Kusama's first major survey show in Southeast Asia also opens this week, so do immerse yourself in her world of pumpkins and polka dots.

Play a part in saving the greenery of Southeast Asian rainforests at ArtScience Museum, or alternatively, catch a screening of the widely-acclaimed Frankenstein theatre production at Esplanade. 

1. Bollywood Sundowner

Photo courtesy: Dholtronics Singapore Facebook
Photo courtesy: Dholtronics Singapore Facebook

This first ever Bollywood Pool Party in Singapore features the island's finest musical talents: DJ G2, DJ Sewak and Dholtronics.

So head to Sofitel So and beat the heat by jumping into the pool and enjoying some awesome music. There will also be amazing drinks promos! 

When: June 10
Where: Sofitel So Singapore
Entry: S$40, S$70 for couple entry

2. Ultra Singapore 2017

Photo courtesy: Ultra Singapore
Photo courtesy: Ultra Singapore

Tickets are almost sold out for this highly-anticipated outdoor party that will be held at ULTRA Park across Marina Bay Sands Hotel.

Expect some of the world's greatest electronic artists featured across the three stages at the festival, including Steve Aoki, Don Diablo, Dash Berlin and Pendulum. 

When: June 10-11 
Where: ULTRA Park
Entry: USD115-178

​3. Into The Wild

Photo courtesy: ArtScience Museum
Photo courtesy: ArtScience Museum

This virtual reality experience will bring you across the Southeast Asian forests, and allow you to make a tangible difference in the world.

You can take an active role in replanting the rainforests of Southeast Asia.  For every virtual tree planted, and accompanied with a pledge to WWF, a real tree will be planted in a rainforest in Indonesia.  

When: June 10-11
Where: ArtScience Museum 
Entry: Free 

4. Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow

Photo courtesy: National Gallery
Photo courtesy: National Gallery

Yayoi Kusama is one of the world's most influential artists. Known for her iconic dots, nets, pumpkins and infinity rooms, her art has captivated millions all over the world.

This exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore is the first major survey of her work held in Southeast Asia. Featuring over 120 works across media, YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow offers an unprecedented opportunity to explore an extraordinary artistic journey across seven decades. 

When: June 10-11
Where: National Gallery Singapore 
Entry: S$15-25 

5. Frankenstein screening

Photo courtesy: Catherine Ashmore
Photo courtesy: Catherine Ashmore

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns by popular demand, this time at the Esplanade Theatre for one afternoon only.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Note: This is a screening of the theatre production, and not a live performance.

When: June 10
Where: Esplanade Theatre
Entry: S$27

Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Correspondent

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. An active Yoga practitioner and cat lover, with a background in Indian philosophy, subaltern and diaspora studies.


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