What’s On Singapore: Best Things to Do on May 21-27, 2024
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What’s On Singapore: Best Things to See, Do, & Eat on May 21-27, 2024

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Welcome to another exciting week in Singapore! Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a literature lover, or a nature explorer, The Beat Singapore has curated the best events and activities to make the most of your upcoming days.

Dive into the latest gadgets and innovations at the Consumer Electronics Exhibition (CEE) 2024 from May 22-25 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre or immerse yourself in the world of children's literature at the 15th Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) from May 23-26 at the National Library Building. If you’re more of a nature lover, then you can celebrate Singapore’s rich biodiversity at the Festival of Biodiversity 2024 on May 25-26 at One Punggol.

Read on to discover more about these fantastic events and make your week unforgettable!

1. ‘Frida Kahlo: The Life of An Icon’ Exhibit

1. ‘Frida Kahlo: The Life of An Icon’ Exhibit
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Discover the fascinating life of Frida Kahlo at the ArtScience Museum with "Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon." This immersive exhibit provides an in-depth look at Kahlo’s life from her early days to becoming a cultural icon. Through nine intricately designed spaces, visitors will experience the essence of Kahlo’s world, from her iconic self-portraits to her personal challenges and triumphs.

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary tribute to the iconic Mexican artist’s enduring spirit and groundbreaking artistry!

2. Dragon Boat Delights: Early Bird Specials

2. Dragon Boat Delights: Early Bird Specials
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Get ready for the Dragon Boat Festival with Jade's gourmet rice dumpling collection, available from May 20 to June 10, 2024. Make the most of their early bird specials through May 24, with discounts on delicious assortments of dumplings.

Whether you prefer the decadent Traditional Hong Kong-style Abalone Treasures Rice Dumpling, the rich flavors of Moutai Pork and Dried Scallop, or the unique Truffle and Trio Mushroom Five-grain Rice Dumpling, there’s something to satisfy every palate! Order online here to enjoy these festive delights delivered right to your doorstep.

3. Peter & Blue's Treasure Hunt 2024 by Singapore Ballet

3. Peter & Blue's Treasure Hunt 2024 by Singapore Ballet
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Discover a world of adventure with Singapore Ballet's "Peter & Blue's Treasure Hunt," a delightful new ballet designed especially for young audiences. From May 23-26 at SOTA Studio Theatre, join Peter, Blue, and Calico as they explore Singapore’s landmarks in a quest filled with excitement and joy. This production, created by Janek Schergen, offers a perfect introduction to ballet, combining a playful narrative with captivating dance. Tickets are available for S$35 via SISTIC.

4. Consumer Electronics Exhibition 2024

4. Consumer Electronics Exhibition 2024
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Get ready for the Consumer Electronics Exhibition (CEE) 2024. Happening from May 22-25 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, this premier consumer electronics exhibition showcases over 300 leading tech brands, where attendees can enjoy incredible deals, participate in trade-in programs, and win fantastic prizes.

5. Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2024

5. Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2024
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Explore the wonders of children’s literature at the 15th Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) from May 23-26, 2024, at the National Library Building Singapore. Under the theme “Curiosity,” this year’s festival highlights the Philippines as the Country of Focus.

With over 100 programs and more than 80 speakers from around the world, the festival offers a rich array of panel discussions, workshops, masterclasses, and performances designed for writers, illustrators, educators, and media professionals. Discover how literature can open up new worlds for children and celebrate the vibrant diversity of Asian storytelling at this not-to-be-missed event!

6. SWAN LAKE Live in Singapore

6. SWAN LAKE Live in Singapore
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Prepare to be mesmerised by the St. Petersburg National Ballet Theatre's performance of "Swan Lake" in Singapore. Set on May 24-25 at The Theatre at Mediacorp, this stunning production brings the iconic ballet to life with the grace and precision of National Theatre and former Mariinsky Theatre soloists. Featuring original decorations, dazzling costumes, and beautiful music, "Swan Lake" promises an evening of unforgettable artistry and beauty. Secure your tickets here!

7. Weekend of Monstrous Fun! at The Arts House

7. Weekend of Monstrous Fun! at The Arts House
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Bring your family to The Arts House for a Weekend of Monstrous Fun! on May 25-26. Tailored for children aged five and above, this event offers a host of engaging activities, including The Arts House Story Tour, interactive workshops, and a pop-up bookstore. This is perfect for sparking young imaginations and providing a fun-filled day for the whole family. Don’t miss out!

8. Garden Vibes at myVillage

8. Garden Vibes at myVillage
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Experience the best of wellness and community life at "Garden Vibes," Singapore's first-ever Farmer's Market and Wellness Festival at myVillage, Serangoon Garden. Taking place on May 25-26, this exciting event, hosted by Little Farms x myVillage, brings together an expanded Farmer's Market, invigorating fitness classes, and live music to create a holistic experience.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to engage in wellness activities and enjoy a vibrant community atmosphere! Get your tickets here.

9. Pet Carnival at Bishan East

9. Pet Carnival at Bishan East
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Get ready for a day dedicated to our furry friends at the Pet Carnival in Bishan East Zone 1 on May 25 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Enjoy activities and games, meet pets looking for new homes, and relax at the pet café with your favourite drink. This event is perfect for pet enthusiasts of all kinds! With a wide array of stalls offering pet accessories, tasty treats, and expert advice on pet care, there’s something for everyone. See you there for a paw-tastic day!

10. Festival of Biodiversity 2024

10. Festival of Biodiversity 2024
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Discover the wonders of nature at the Festival of Biodiversity 2024 on May 25-26 at One Punggol. Running from 10 AM to 7:30 PM, this annual event is organised by the National Parks Board in collaboration with the Biodiversity Roundtable. Raise awareness and foster appreciation for Singapore’s natural heritage through a variety of engaging activities, which are suitable for all ages.

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