Raise the roof at Asian music festival Sundown Festival, which is back for its 10th edition at the grounds of Siloso Beach. Celebrate all things Asian here through music, food, art, and culture. More than 50 artists will take the stage over the three-day event, including international stars such as K-pop group iKON. EDM DJ Henry Fong and local artistes such as Sam Rui, Charlie Lim and THELIONCITYBOY. There will also be multiple film screenings, a food village and a marketplace to entertain you.
Skechers Sundown Festival
19 to 21 April
Siloso Beach, Sentosa, 10A Siloso Beach Walk 099008
For one day only, the Dance Ensemble Singapore Arts Company (DES Arts), in collaboration with Sri Warisan Som Said Performing Arts, will present an original dance-drama that “brings us into a mystical realm of rediscovering our Island’s heritage”.
The show commemorates Singapore’s 200 years of peaceful coexistence and its evolution from an island of immigrants to a nation that prides itself on its multi-ethnic cultures. In conjunction with Singapore’s bicentennial anniversary and commissioned by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, the production features the artistic advice of famed Indonesian choreographer Didik Nini Thowok, with the support of historical advisor Kua Bak Lim, script advisor Han Laoda and Peranakan costume designer Raymond Wong.
Tickets cost upwards of $30 via Sistic.
Whispers from the Dragon’s Teeth Gate
3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard 018906
Perched on the 57th floor of the Marina Bays Sands hotel, rooftop bar Cé La Vi Club Lounge is playing host to esteemed British DJ Hannah Wants as part of the location’s house music series, Crossfade. A professional footballer turned disc jockey, Hannah is an award-winning and sellout musician and has her own music label, Etiquette, that blends house and bass music. Starting from 10 p.m. till late, get ready for a night of musical delight.
Tickets cost $28 at the door, which includes a premium pour.
Crossfade feat. Hannah Wants
10 p.m. onwards
Cé La Vi Club Lounge, 1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, 018971
Join Summerlong in celebrating Easter starting with a brunch on Good Friday, followed by an Easter Sunday Egg Hunt that’ll be sure to enthrall your kids. Let your kids express their creativity by participating in the arts and crafts station and take home some souvenirs of their own!
Easter at Summerlong
19 and 21 April
Summerlong, 60 Robertson Quay #01-04, 238252
Go down a rabbit hole this Easter at Melt Café’s Alice-in-Wonderland inspired adventure. The brunch buffet spread includes juicy meats like wagyu beef tomahawk, fresh greens, sashimi and seafood like Boston lobsters and tiger prawns, as well as sweet treats like chocolate pudding with azuki red beans and Yuzu Crunchy Pâte Choux.
Activities like The Golden Egg Hunt and face painting will keep your kids entertained while you feast on this Easter brunch spread.
Easter Wonderland with Alice and Friends at Melt Café
Melt Café, 5 Raffles Ave 039797
Encounter the beauty of sacred traditions from familiar and distant lands through music, theatre and workshop programmes this weekend. This year’s festival will look at the dualities of good and evil, joy and sorrow and darkness and light.
Witness the artistry from various faith communities, reflect on our shared humanity and revel in the rich diversity of cultural expressions.
A Tapestry of Sacred Music
18 to 21 April
Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Dr 038981
Frolic in psychedelic wonderland in Bang Bang’s Easter Eeggstravaganza this year! Hop around in your bunny ears and find a new burrow with their VIP Table Sharing experience. Dance all night to the tunes from Aos Collective, DJ Metro and Gemstarr. But, be sure to come early or you might just get waitlisted. Book your own burrow before diving down the rabbit hole!
Easter Eggstravaganza: Psychedelic Bunnies
18 to 20 April
10 p.m. onwards
Bang Bang, 7 Raffles Blvd, Marina Square 039595
Explore the nooks and crannies of Gardens by the Bay with poet Marc Nair on this specially curated walk through the public gardens as he shows you the spots that have been a place of refuge and quiet contemplation from the city. Along the walk, Marc will also read poems inspired by various spaces in the Gardens.
Unwind over a cuppa with Marc at the newly launched Café Aster after the walk, or reading your own copy of Vital Possessions.
Tickets are $25.
In the garden: A Poetry Walk with Marc Nair
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive 018953
Enjoy the sounds of French fashion and musical duo (& twin sisters!) Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz (Ibeyi) as they grace the stage with their soulful mix of Afro-Cuban, R&B and Jazz. Since the release of their self-titled album in 2015, they’ve collaborated with international superstars like Beyoncé and Alvin Ailey – leading them to their notable performances in Beyoncé’s short film, Lemonade.
Ibeyi has also opened a historic Chanel Cruise Fashion with their now signature Yoruba chant, as an ode to their Cuban heritage. Since then, these sisters have gained international acclaim. Don’t miss your chance to witness them live in concert!
Purchase your tickets here.
Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place 179556
Enjoy The Marmalade Pantry’s Easter-themed buffet this Easter Sunday! Feast on their marmalade mac and cheese, spicy crabmeat pasta, truffle fries, pancakes and an extensive dessert table. The kids will also get to enjoy fun activities like face painting, a magic show and balloon sculpting.
The Great Easter Bonanza
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Marmalade Pantry Novena, 8 Sinaran Dr, #01-02/04 Oasia Hotel 307470
By Melodi Ghui, 15 April 2019
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