Five things to do over the weekend of May 26-27

From art markets to exhibitions and even a sports festival at the heart of CBD itself, the coming weekend packs an exciting slew of events! 

Here are our top five picks: 

1. Artbox 2018

Photo courtesy: Artbox
Photo courtesy: Artbox

Taking over the entire Bayfront Event Space, Artbox 2018 is three times bigger than last year and comprises close to 400 vendors hailing from all over Asia.

A market with offerings for all ages, there are various interactive activities, creative art installations and delectable food.

When: May 26-27
Where: Bayfront
Entry: Free

2. Bornfire Circus

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Meet John, an ordinary, average salaryman, living an ordinary, average life. He is jaded and trapped in the lacklustre cycle of life. 

Then, meet the ensemble, a part of John’s multifaceted personality. They each represent a more bold, experimental, playful, risk-taking, extroverted, and creative side of John. Watch him rediscover his inner self and reignite his lost love for play through the craft of circus. 

When: May 27
Where: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Entry: Free

3. String Symphony

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

This is not just a puppet performance – you are the puppeteer! Take hold of a rope and bring this giant to life together with your fellow puppeteers, creating an enchanting and entertaining spectacle completed by lights and music.

When: May 26-27
Where: Esplanade Courtyard Green
Entry: Free

4. WORD.

Photo courtesy: kult
Photo courtesy: kult

Books and solid poetry aside, did you know “a writer” means something completely different in the graffiti scene?

Check out works from 25 artists from all over the world commemorating written scripts like Arabic, Braille and Urdu through mediums and styles such as typography, calligraffiti and freestyle. See writing not just on standard canvases, but also in various digital forms such as animations and augmented reality.

The exhibition is part of Singapore Writers’ Festival (SWF).

When: May 26
Where: kult at Emily Hill
Entry: Free

5. DBS Marina Regatta 2018

Photo courtesy: DBS
Photo courtesy: DBS

Are you ready for the ultimate urban challenge?

At Singapore’s Biggest BayFest, join in the exciting slate of high energy, high intensity, and highly fun activities! 

When: May 26-27
Where: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Entry: Free

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