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20 Events You Should Attend in Singapore in March 2020

Fitness

#1: 29 Mar – Safari Zoo Run 2020 

Ah Meng, the Sumatran orangutan, who was well-loved by many passed on due to old age back in February 2008. Singapore Zoo Run was then organised to commemorate her. 

What makes this run so special is that it provides you with the rare opportunity of running alongside the wildlife across Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Night Safari during the day! In addition, sustainable initiatives would also be introduced for this run! Grab this chance before the Mandai rejuvenation project takes place!

When: 29 March 2020

Time: 7.00am – 11.00am

Venue: Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, River Safari

Nearest Station: Choa Chu Kang (NS4/JS1/BP1)

Admission: $40 – $102

For more information: Visit their website

 

Arts & Concerts

#2: 1 to 7 Mar – Love Stories

Based In Barcelona, Spain, Eva Armisen’s work can be recognised by her child-like style. Her exhibition, Love Stories, displays works that capture three generations and family pets, emphasising familial bond and time. Walk through the Ode to Art gallery to peek into representations of mindful living, family and togetherness.

When: 1 – 7 March 2020

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm

Venue: Ode to Art

Nearest Station:  Raffles Place (EW14/NS26)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#3: 5 to 8 Mar – Romeo and Juliet: Dare to Love

Romeo and Juliet, one of the world’s most classic romance, will be performed to Prokofiev’s heart-rending music played by the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra. The timeless ballet coalesces swordplay, humour, and stunning choreography into a sensational statement of the true essence of beauty in ballet. This production of Romeo and Juliet was created by Singaporean choreographer Choo-San Goh, and staged by Janek Schergen, Artistic Director of SDT.

When: 5 -8 March 2020

Time: Timing Varies to Shows

Venue: Esplanade Theatres

Nearest Station: City Hall (NS25/EW13), Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: $40 – $80

For more information: Visit their website

 

#4: 5 Mar –  In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom is the latest exhibition by Cuturi Gallery, featuring 13 artworks from 13 contemporary artists. Most of these artists are debuting with the gallery, and are thus new talents in the art scene. Some participating artists include Darryl Westly Dennard, Dawn Ang and Julien des Monstiers.

When: 5 March 2020

Time: 7.00pm -9.00pm

Venue: Cuturis Gallery

Nearest Station: Orchard (NS22)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#5: 7 Mar – Origins of the Geisha: Women and Art in Tang China

Approaching International Women’s Day, this lecture explores the theme of objectification and exploitation, arguing that history is repeating itself. In the lecture, Hanfugirl, an expert in traditional Chinese fashion, speaks of how the artistic achievements of Tang courtesans are shunned, and draws distinctions on why the Japanese Geishas are treated as keepers of history. 

When: 7 March 2020

Time: 8.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: Project Studio #01-02, Stamford Arts Centre

Nearest Station: Bugis (DT14 EW12), Bencooler (DT12)

Admission: $20

For more information: Visit their website

 

#6: 7 Mar –  Teenage Pop

Dance to 80s pop music at the second Teenage Pop event. With indie hits from Whitney Houston and The Killers, you’ll be sorry to miss this one.

When: 7 March 2020

Time: 10.30pm -12.00am

Venue: The Projector at Golden Mile Tower

Nearest Station: Nicoll Highway (CC5)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#7: 15 Mar – Goddesses of Words: Angry Indian Women

Part of the series Goddesses of Words, the play Angry Indian Women examines the role of anger in the identity of the Indian female, and examines how categorising identities can lead to either positive or destructive experiences. This programme is part of Textures 2020, a festival that aims to celebrate and foster an appreciation for Singapore’s literature.

When: 15 March 2020

Time: 3.00pm – 4.00pm, 7.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: The Arts House at The Old Parliament

Nearest Station: Clarke Quay (NE5)

Admission: $15

For more information: Visit their website

 

#8: 15 Mar –  Symphony In the Gardens

In the gorgeous setting of Gardens by the Bay, listen to conductor Darrell Ang guide the Singapore Symphony Orchestra perform well-known music such as Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev to Brahms.

When: 15 March 2020

Time: 6.30pm -7.30pm

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station: Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Food

#9: 14 Mar – History of Taste Food Trail (Vegan/Vegetarian)

What’s special about this food trail is its element of culture and tradition. Throughout the trail, you’ll get to taste vegan versions of local food and explore hidden food establishments with century-old recipes and techniques. You even get to pop into the kitchens, talk to food artisans, and feel the magic of how modern and traditional fuse.

When: 14 March 2020

Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Venue: Katong/Joo Chiat/ Geylang Serai

Nearest Station: Eunos (EW7)

Admission: $99

For more information: Visit their website

 

#10: 20 Mar – Mont d’Or Party

Here’s one for the cheese-lovers. The Mont d’Or season is ending, and Le Petite Boutique is hosting a party to celebrate. Feast on the incredible combination of cheese and wine at the fine food deli.

When: 20 March 2020

Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm

Venue: La Petite Boutique

Nearest Station: Lorong Chuan (CC14)

Admission: $49

For more information: Visit their website

 

Events/Festivals

#11: 7 Mar – Young Women in Leadership Dialogue

Mendaki Club (MClub) and the Singapore Muslim Women’s Oragnisation (PPIS) is bringing back the Young Women in Leadership Dialogue (YWILD). This edition of YWILD is a celebration of different journeys towards success for young Malay and Muslim women. The programme includes the launch of their book, ‘Unprecedented: To the Beat of Her Own Drum’, an anthology with 20 stories of Malay/Muslim women under 35. The proceeds of the book will go to Casa Raudha, an organisation providing temporary refuge for women and children who have been victims of injustice and domestic violence, and the launch of the anthology will be graced by President Halimah Yacob as well.

When: 7 March 2020

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: WeWork Suntec Tower 5

Nearest Station: Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#12: 8 Mar – You Go, Girl

This International Women’s Day, join AWARE for a brunch at the Fullerton Pavilion. Joining will be Tess Bar & Kitchen’s head bartender, Christyne Lee, as well as The Other Roof’s chief mixologist, Macarena Rotger. All proceeds will go to AWARE, Singapore’s leading gender equality advocacy group.

When: 8 March 2020

Time: 11.00am -3.00pm

Venue: The Fullerton Pavilion

Nearest Station: Raffles Place (EW14/NS26)

Admission: $34 – $150

For more information: Visit their website

#13: 12 to 22 Mar – Live Your Dreams

Watch as your Disney heroes come to live at Disney on Ice! In Live Your Dreams, crowd favourites such as Belle, Moana and Miguel from Coco tell their stories through singing and performing in the ice show. You even get to meet some special guests like Winnie the Pooh and Tigger! This show is a celebration of possibility and courage, so don’t miss the chance to witness the spectacle of childhood heroes!

When: 12 – 22 March 2020

Time: Timing Varies to Shows

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium 

Nearest Station: Stadium (CC6), Kallang (EW10)

Admission: $20 – $225

For more information: Visit their website

 

#14: 27 Mar – The Kumar Show

Kumar, a Singaporean Indian comedian and drag queen, has been featured on many Singaporean shows such as Oh Carol!, My Sassy Neighbour and Rusiyo Rusi. He has even published a biography titled ‘Kumar: From Rags to Drag’. Join him at Central Perk on a Friday night – it’s a sure way to laugh away the stress from the week.

When: 27 March 2020:

Time: 9.30pm – 12.00am

Venue: Central Mall

Nearest Station: Clarke Quay (NE5)

Admission: $36 – $55

For more information: Visit their website

 

#15: 28 Mar – EH! Festival

Stream exciting music performances through the comforts of your own home. Aside from performances from local and international artists like Nathan Hartono, Subhas, Preetipls, and Benjamin Kheng, the live stream will include important conversations about planetary emergencies.

When: 28 March 2020

Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Venue: YouTube

Nearest Station:  –

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Bazaars

#16: 18 Mar – Good Vibes

Canvas & Weaves is a gallery that curates art in the form of paintings and fashion. In their upcoming pop-up Good Vibes, they present a curation of handcrafted women’s apparel that is timeless, minimal, as well as ethical. The pop-up is perfect for an audience looking for relaxed silhouettes.

When: 18 March 2020

Time: 10.30pm – 7.30pm

Venue: Crane Club

Nearest Station: Fort Canning (DT20), Somerset (NS23)

Admission: Free 

For more information: Visit their website

 

#17: 18 Mar –  Designer Collective Pop-up

In this exclusive open house, you’ll be welcomed to another collection of handpicked designers by MAHCollection. So drop by to look at both local and international brands, selected for their uniqueness.

When: 15 March 2020

Time: 10.00pm -8.00pm

Venue: 7 Grange Road

Nearest Station: Somerset (NS23)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#18: 29 Mar – Clothes Swap

A partnership between WWF and Fashion Pulpit, the WWF Fashion Swap event aims to make fashion fun and sustainable. Clothes-swapping is an easy way to reduce waste without much spending. Simply drop off your fashion items (maximum of 10), and choose what items you’d like in return, on 29th March! The swapping is based on a point-system, judged by quality, style and brand, so you can be sure the items will be in great condition.

When: 29 March 2020

Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Venue: The Float at Marina Bay

Nearest Station: Promenade (CC4/DT15)

Admission: $20

For more information: Visit their website

 

Parenthood

#19: 7 Mar – Our Baby Bump

Mama & Dada is holding an afternoon of talks from industry experts, giving care tips for a newborn and discussing topics such as babywearing basics and cord blood donations. You’ll get to feast on finger food and beverages, and will get a free goodie bag as well!

When: 7 March 2020

Time: 12.30pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Guoco Tower, Level 37

Nearest Station: Tanjong Pagar (EW15)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

Health

#20: Mar – Survigals Cervical Cancer Screening

SurviGals Screening is a non-profit health communications campaign that encourages women to go for regular cervical cancer screening in Singapore. They facilitate your bookings for free cervical cancer screenings at Singapore Cancer Society’s clinic. While this is not a one-time event, it’s worth a mention, and definitely worth going for.

When: March 2020

Venue: Singapore Cancer Society clinic @ Bishan

Nearest Station: Bishan (NS17/CC15)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

Update: Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Singapore Cancer Society has temporarily stopped their screenings. However, if you do contact them, they will assist you in booking an appointment as soon as they begin screenings again. Additionally, Survigals will be raising awareness at Frasers Tower at W Market’s Earth Hour Sustainable Market (25 – 27 March, 10am-3pm).

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