February 11, 2016
This weekend, continue soaking in the Lunar New Year vibes, but don’t miss out on all the Valentine’s Day fun too – that goes out to both couples and singles.
Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts 2016
After another long day of CNY visiting, head down to Esplanade to catch one of the city’s annual cultural festivals. All about Chinese artistic expression, Huayi will be featuring a variety of performances ranging from music to theatre, to dance and visual arts – plus craft and theatre workshops for the whole family.
Date: 12 February to 21 February 2016
Venue: Esplanade – Theatres On the Bay
More information at esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/huayi-chinese-festival-of-arts
Valentine’s Day 2016: A Bandstand Music Series
It’s Laneway for local lovebirds – the Singapore Botanic Gardens is primed for a night of music and food under the stars this weekend. Date or not, head down to the Bandstand for some live music by our very own local bands, and unwind amidst the lush greenery. The highlight of the night? Ming Bridges will be debuting songs from her new album for the first time in Singapore – so go early to grab a spot!
Date: 13 February to 14 February 2016
Time: 6pm to 10pm (Performances begin at 7pm)
Venue: Bandstand, Tanglin Gate
More information at sbg.org.sg
STARS – Live in Singapore
The Canadian indie pop and rock band has arrived on our shores, and just in time for Valentine’s Day. Presented by Symmetry Entertainment, it’s a one-night only lyrical experience that you won’t want to miss. Lose yourself in a night of euphoric soul-searching – exactly what the members of Stars want you to feel with their intimate synth-pop music.
Date: 14 February 2016
Venue: Victoria Theatre
Admission: $98 (Stalls)
More information at stars.peatix.com
The Dehesa Valentine Rebellion
Single, ready to mingle, and… hungry? 4-star Spanish-Italian restaurant Dehesa is holding a party celebrating anti-Valentine’s Day and all things out of the ordinary in disassociation with this happy holiday. Starting from 2pm, it’s a feast of adulterous proportions, with churros, Estrella beer, and a whole roast pig. Yum. Ditch the calorie concerns and take the opportunity to indulge in your love of food instead – you’ve got no one to impress today, anyway.
Date: 14 February 2016
Venue: Dehesa Singapore, 12 North Canal Rd, Singapore 048825
Admission: $130++ free flow per person
More information at dehesa.com.sg