Five things to do over the weekend of October 13-14

Enjoy a Cambodian dance showcase based on the Hindu epic Ramayana at Esplanade, or clock some miles to support female empowerment at the Great Eastern Women's Run! 

Else, check out our list of curated events for things to do over the next few rest days: 

1. Reamker in Motion

Photo courtesy: Nobuyuki Arai
Photo courtesy: Nobuyuki Arai

The Reamker is the Cambodian version of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana, that permeates much of the traditional performing arts of Southeast Asia.

Although many elements and characters of the familiar Ramayana story can be found in the Reamker, the latter differs significantly as it is infused with elements of local Cambodian traditions and stories.

When: October 13-14
Where: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre 
Entry: Free

2. Great Eastern Women's Run 2018

Photo courtesy: Great Eastern Women's Run
Photo courtesy: Great Eastern Women's Run

This is Asia's biggest women's run, and it aims to continue its legacy of empowering women to live great through running.

To mark its 13th year of unifying women in health and fitness, GEWR will see 15,500 ladies, at the event's starting point at a new location – the Singapore Sports Hub. 

When: October 14 
Where: Singapore Sports Hub
Entry: SGD 31-88 

3. Gran's Short Stories

Photo courtesy: National Museum
Photo courtesy: National Museum

In this special edition of Gran's Short Stories, author Linda Locke will conduct a reading of her children's book, Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid, accompanied by live sketching by the book's illustrator Muhd Nor.

Come learn about how the Vanda Miss Joaquim became Singapore's national flower and take part in a colouring competition. The winner gets to take home Muhd's unique sketch!

When: October 13
Where: National Museum
Entry: Free

4. Painting with Light

Photo courtesy: National Gallery
Photo courtesy: National Gallery

Painting with Light is the Gallery's annual film festival. It examines the significance of art in society by looking at how people live and work with art around the world.

This year’s festival unveils a carefully curated selection of over 30 thought-provoking feature-length and short films.

They bring to light the reality and experience of displacement, an issue that is central to today’s most critical global debates.

When: October 13-14
Where: National Gallery 
Entry: SGD 10 

5. Autumn in the Train (Train themed event)

Photo courtesy: Japan Rail Cafe
Photo courtesy: Japan Rail Cafe

"Tetsudou-no-hi" falls on the 14th of October in Japan.

The themed event “Autumn in the Train” features Japan’s popular experience themed trains showcasing some of the contents one can enjoy inside selected special trains during the Autumn season! Suitable for the working crowd and families, the event will transform the Urban Park into a train-like space with Japanese food, activities and special merchandise relating to Autumn and rail!

When: October 13-14
Where: Tanjong Pagar Centre
Entry: Free

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