Five things to do over the weekend of May 10-12

This weekend, immerse yourself in the beautiful world of Tamil literature with Bhaskar's Arts Academy's new production Kutrala Kuravanji. Alternatively, enjoy a night of senerading by Jason Mraz. 

Cocktail lovers, you wouldn't want to miss out on the festive village at the Singapore Cocktail Festival! Details below: 

1. Kutrala Kuravanji

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

Kutrala Kuravanji is a celebrated Tamil poem composed circa 1718 by Tirikkuda Rasappa Kavirayar. This much revered literary text is going to be brought to life by Bhaskar’s Arts Academy in the form of a dance-drama production.

It tells the story of Princess Vasanthavalli who has fallen deeply in love with Kutralanathar, the presiding deity of the temple in Kutralam. A gypsy woman (Kurathi) finds her way to the palace and through some astute observations wins over the pining Princess. She proceeds to “read” the Princess’ palm and foresees a grand wedding of the Princess and the one who has stolen her heart. The overjoyed Princess showers the kurathi with precious gifts.

When: May 11
Where: Gateway Theatre
Entry: SGD30

2. Expert Talk on International Education at GIIS SMART Campus

Photo courtesy: GIIS
Photo courtesy: GIIS

Global Indian International School  is conducting an Open House where Prof Ralph Edwin Tabberer, the international education expert and the former Director-General of Schools in the United Kingdom, will be speaking on the advantages of international education and how the student centric curricula benefit them to be future ready.

Parents will get to interact with Prof Tabberer, who comes with a wealth of knowledge on the education sector as he has 40 years of varied experience in teaching and research in the field of education.

When: May 11
Where: GIIS SMART Campus
Entry: Free

3. Indian Cultural Night

Photo courtesy: Woodlands IAEC
Photo courtesy: Woodlands IAEC

This heartland event will be filled with the warmth of community and kampong spirit. The vibrant Indian culture will be showcased through music and dance, and will sure set you off your seats and to the beat.

When: May 11
Where: Kampong Admiralty 
Entry: Free

4. Jason Mraz Good Vibes 2019 - Singapore

Photo courtesy: Jason Mraz
Photo courtesy: Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz is bringing his Good Vibes Tour back to Singapore this Saturday at The Star Theatre.

Having amassed a diverse fan-base around the globe, Jason brings his positive message and folk-pop sound to rapt audiences through his vibrant recordings, humorous live performances, and philanthropic efforts.

When: May 11
Where: The Star Performing Arts Centre
Entry: SGD98-198

5. Singapore Cocktail Festival 

Photo courtesy: Singapore Cocktail Festival
Photo courtesy: Singapore Cocktail Festival

The largest celebration of cocktails in Asia brings you three days of boozy fun. Expect imaginative spirit experiences, award-winning bars and bartenders and restaurant pop-ups set against wicked music and entertainment highlights. Did we mention that ALL cocktails are at $12?

When: May 10-12
Where: Empress Lawn
Entry: SGD37

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