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What’s On This Weekend In Singapore: 6 – 8 August 2021

Feeling cooped up at home? Here are some fun activities you can still do in Singapore!

1. Art Jamming @ Liberty Art Jam

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Tired of being cooped up at home? Celebrate International Girlfriend Day that was on 1 August by bringing your significant other to a fun art jamming session. If you’re worried about your artistic skills or lack thereof, don’t worry! Guidance will be given if you choose Liberty Art Jam’s Signature session for just $38 for 2.5 hours. Want to express yourself freely or perhaps confident in your painting abilities? Select their Unguided Art Jam sessions for a peaceful and independent art session.

Liberty Art Jam
Address: 200 Jalan Sultan, #08-05, 199018
Date and Time: By Appointment Only
Admission: $38 for 2.5 hours session (Signature session) / $25 for 2.5 hours session (Unguided session)

2. National Day Celebration @ Tampines Central

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Looking for a way to celebrate National Day from the comfort of your home? Hosted by Mediacorp’s Ria, 89.7 FM’s Fadli Kamsani and YES 933 FM’s DJ Hazelle Teo, enjoy this virtual National Day celebration! There’s quizzes, live games and prizes to be won. Additionally, renowned singer and songwriter Hong Jun Yang will also be making a special appearance, along with Desmond Ng, Vasantham Idol Suthasini and many more!

Tampines Central National Day Celebration
Address: Facebook Live
Date and Time: 7 August 2021, 7 to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free

3. Tales through Time – Anicent Art, Modern Takes

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Take a trip to the past by joining this public panel discussion supported by the National Arts Council. Join the speakers in a reimagination of the ancient past as they discuss the research and creative process of the creation of their immersive theatre piece inspired by the Tang dynasty. Spend your afternoon with their courtesan-artistes and guest performer on topics related to ancient Chinese art forms, multiculturalism and the Chinese identity, and creating art in a post-Covid world.

Tales through Time: Ancient Chinese Arts and their contemporary adaptation
Address: Online
Date and Time: 7 August 2021, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

4. Learn about Hungry Ghost Festival

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Interested in learning more about the Hungry Ghost Festival? It happens in the 7th month of the Chinese calendar that marks the opening of the Gates of Hell. Join Dr Deron Ling & Brian Koh as they discuss taboos, practices and culture that occur during this festival, as well as things that should be avoided.

The Hungry Ghost Festival – Taboos, Practices and Culture
Address: Facebook Live
Time and Date: 4 August 2021, 12 to 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

5. Let’s Discover Kochi, Japan

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Always wanted to visit Japan? Or maybe the COVID restrictions are activating your wanderlust? Learn about Kochi prefecture, a natural paradise on Shikoku Island with its vast mountainous land, magnificent rivers and lengthy coastlines. Join Edmund Chen online as he shares his experience when he visited Kochi.

Let’s Discover Kochi, Japan
Address: online
Date and Time: 5 August 2021, 4 p.m.
Admission: Free

6. Singapore Design Awards 2021

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Are you a passionate designer? Design Business Chamber Singapore announced its open call for the proposal of design solutions as part of applications for the Singapore Design Awards 2021!

Design Business Chamber Singapore also announced that they have worked in partnership with the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) and the Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth (MCCY) for Singapore Design Awards 2021. Sign up from 4 August to showcase your creative ideas and innovative designs! Winners will be supported with a total cash pool of $80,000 to develop their concepts.

Design Business Chamber Singapore
Admissions: Open calls begin 4 August 2021

7. Vanishing Point by Angela Echanove Photography

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Admire a solo photography exhibition at Badt and Co. in Singapore. Created by Angel Echanove Photography, these black-and-white fine arts photos of Singapore’s architecture will be sure to impress anyone!

Vanishing Point by Angela Echanove Photography
Address: 290a Joo Chiat Road, 427542
Date and Time: 1 August 2021 to 30 September 2021
Admission: Free

By Arshi Iqbal, August 2021 / Images credited to relevant businesses.

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