What to do this weekend (23 February – 25 February)
Vibrant floats, dancing dragons, prancing lions, wushu masters, and delectable street food, can all be found at this year's exciting Chingay Parade. Get ready for a dazzling array of colourful costumes, a stunning display of lights and fireworks, as well as impressive multi-ethnic cultural performances by plenty of local talents!
Dive into the creative process of woodcarving in this hands-on workshop – here, you'll learn how to carve, sculpt and finish your very own trinket dish out of warm Tasmanian Oak. Inspired by the magpie folklore and its love for shiny objectis, this functional oak wood ring dish will be the perfect place for you to nestle precious trinkets in. You can even make each one distinctly yours by adding a splash of paint!
In line with Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts, this workshop will allow you to merge art and technology together with your child! Recommended for children aged 6 to 10 years old, you'll learn how to create your very own lion hand puppet with LED light-up eyes!
Did you know that around 4.6million tons of e-waste ends up in Asia's landfills? Here's a chance to help reduce and eliminate e-waste while giving the product new life! In this up-cycling workshop, you'll get to collect and weave discarded casette tapes into a piece of MusicCloth, and turn it into your very own self portrait wall art!
Love arts and performances? This weekend, gear up for an evening of impressive music performances! The TENG Ensemble will be performing an array of all-time favourite tunes, from Disney classics, to chart-topping pop songs! In addition, you can expect an immersive interactive storytelling session of the famous Chinese legend of the Nian, by theatre company, MySuperFuture, where musical instruments are used as props.