Five things to do over the weekend of Sept 15-16

Take a walk with docents from Indian Heritage Centre as they relate the history of the culture enclave to you, or head to Sentosa to Marvel at sand-sational sculptures!

1. Little India Heritage Trail

Photo courtesy: IHC
Photo courtesy: IHC

Led by experienced docents at the Indian Heritage Centre, this trail will allow you to gain an in-depth perspective into the historical and cultural precinct of Little India.

When: Sept 15
Where: Indian Heritage Centre
Entry: Free

2. Before it all goes: Architecture from Singapore's early independence years

Photo courtesy: Darren Soh
Photo courtesy: Darren Soh

What of our heritage, memories and connections do we lose as much of Singapore’s architecture from the early independence years is now getting demolished and redeveloped?

Local photographer Darren Soh has spent more than a decade documenting such spaces, and presents images — most of which will be shown for the first time — of eight iconic sites from this period in this solo exhibition.

When: Sept 15
Where: Test
Entry: Free

3. GIIS Smart Campus Open House

Photo courtesy: GIIS
Photo courtesy: GIIS

The digitally-savvy GIIS SMART Campus features new age learning, where technology joins hands with facilities carefully designed to give students the best academic and extracurricular benefit in their learning journey.

The smart features include Virtual Classrooms, data analytics in sports, labs to teach Innovation, Robotics & Entrepreneurship, safety features like facial recognition system. Meet the team and learn how the new SMART Campus can benefit your child’s learning journey.

When: Sept 15
Where: GIIS Smart Campus (Punggol)
Entry: Free

4. Beethoven im Garten: Celebrating German-Singaporean Connections

Photo courtesy: YSTCM
Photo courtesy: YSTCM

This free admission concert is an initiative by the the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Singapore in partnership with the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

Highly in demand around the world, Maestro Kahchun Wong makes a special appearance back home! He brings together the two cultural institutions that have defined his artistic journey in a celebration of German-Singaporean friendship. Musicians from the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, where he has been appointed to the prestigious position of Chief Conductor from the 2018/2019 season, will perform alongside students from his alma mater, the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

When: Sept 15
Where: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Entry: Free

5. Sandsational Fun at Sentosa

Photo courtesy: Sentosa
Photo courtesy: Sentosa

Sculpted by the internationally-acclaimed JOOheng Tan and his team of international sand sculptors, Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition will feature popular MARVEL icons from the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and more as 15 larger-than-life sand sculptures!

So head down to Sentosa and catch the sand sculptures in all their glory!

When: Sept 15-16
Where: Sentosa
Entry: Free

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