Join in the Golden Shoe Heritage Trail, which follows the fortunes of Singapore’s “Wall Street” from the time when it was first named Raffles Way in the Central Business District (CBD). Starting from the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC), you’ll get the opportunity to check out the landscape of CBD, stroll down Shenton Way and Robinson Road, before ending at Lau Pa Sat – one of SG’s most renowned food centres.
April 6, 2018, 6:30- 8pm
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Blvd, 018906
Join Olivia Tuscher as she leads a series of special workshops centred on Hatha Yoga, taking you on a journey of moving meditation, playfulness and alignment. There are five sessions available, for different ability levels, and each session is limited to a max of 20 people. Book your tickets online.
April 6 – 7, 2018, various timings
The Yoga School, OCBC Centre, 65 Chulia St, #39-01/08, 049513
Asia’s premier international festival of jazz and jazz-inspired music is back! Some of the acts confirmed for this year include Grammy Award winners, Soul II Soul co-headlining with fellow multi-Grammy winner, and “American Boy” songstress, Estelle. Also showcasing their talent on The Main Stage, this year is an impressive array of Singapore artists including MAS1A, The TENG Ensemble, DJ Drem, Tim De Cotta and weish, performing with popular Indonesian-artist Tompi and band. Visit the SingJazz website for a full line-up and book your tickets on the Marina Bay Sands website.
April 6-8, 2018
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Dr, 038981
Fancy catching a film at a drive-in cinema reminiscent of Jurong in the 70s; embarking on explorations to learn about the lesser-known aspects of Chinatown’s history; or soaking in the old-meets-new charm of Jalan Besar? The 15th edition of the Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF) will offer all that and more over three weekends in April. Working in partnership with close to 100 community partners, the festival will present more than 120 programmes across five key locations this year – Jurong, Jalan Besar, Chinatown, Bras Basah.Bugis and Toa Payoh. For the full listing of events on SHF 2018, visit the SHF website.
April 6–22, 2018
www.heritagefestival.sg for timings and locations
If you’re a fan of Peranakan food, you’re in for a treat because two different hotels are bringing in two Peranakan chefs to bring traditional recipes to diners. From April 7-29, make your way to Sheraton Towers where sixth-generation Nyonya, Shermay Lee, will be presenting her authentic Peranakan creations at The Dining Room’s buffet dinner spread on those evenings. Additionally, guest chef Philip Chia returns to The Clifford Pier at The Fullerton Bay Hotel to whip up quality dishes until April 12.
Peranakan Dinner Buffet @ The Dining Room at Sheraton Towers
April 7 – 29, 2018, 7-10pm (weekends only)
Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Rd, 228230
Dine On Peranakan At The Pier
Until April 12, 2018, various timings and prices
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay, 049326
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) presents Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City in collaboration with the Guimet Museum in Paris. To accompany the exhibition,an array of programmes and talks related to Angkor and contemporary Cambodian culture will be available. Visitors will also get to see rare Khmer sculptures, French drawings, photographs and other memorabilia that tell the story of the French encounter with Angkor and its sensational emergence onto the international stage.
April 8 – July 22, 2018
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, 179555
By Cheryl Lim, April 3, 2018
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