BAZAAR Diary: What’s Happening In Singapore, March 2018

From the True Colours Festival to a Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls extravaganza

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Naomi Smalls of Rupaul Drag Race; Dancers Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei for the True Colours Festival; Kim Chi of Rupaul’s Drag Race

 

4 MARCH: Ru Paul’s Drag Race Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls

Two more queens of the RuPaul’s Drag Race are descending upon our shores—Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls, the larger-than-life BFF-finalists of season eight. Expect a showdown of unapologetic jokes and crazy comedy skits, as well as bold performances of your favourite dance-pop hits at Kallang Theatre.

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3 MARCH: Garden Beats Festival

Singapore’s first carbon neutral music festival, Garden Beats Festival is happening this Saturday at Fort Canning Park. Come early for some flower meditation, yoga or a Fitsphere session before the feel-good rhythms by ANDHIM, YONGR, POMO, Hernandez Brox. and .GIF. start to flow. There’ll also be a host of gourmet shops to create the ultimate picnic feast; garden games like croquet or lawn bowling; and a Conscious Market where you can learn and shop sustainable local brands that support the Green in the new Black movement.


8-18 MARCH: Singapore Festival of Fun

Something for the entire family, the Singapore Festival of Fun is a nine-day extravaganza spanning a Nickelodeon Fiesta, Street Fest and International Comedy Festival mainly around the Clarke Quay district. There will be lots of entertaining buskers and television characters too—so bring your cameras!


14 MARCH: Fifth Harmony in concert

The four-girl Fifth Harmony is bringing their sexy swagger to Zepp @ BigBox Singapore—think hit dance-pop chart toppers like “Work from Home”, “All In My Head (Flex)” and “That’s My Girl”. And if you’re not the dancing type, this free standing concert has a Chill Zone for you to just vibe in.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Can’t wait for 2018 ✨

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TILL 20 MARCH: SPRMRKT Vietnam

Multi-concept restaurant, creative workshop and gallery, SPRMRKT has launched its first ever cultural showcase, SPRMRKT Vietnam. This three-month mini festival will highlight the country’s flavours, art, design and beyond, with the help of boutique brands and entrepreneurs like Authentique, which upholds the fine crafts traditions of Vietnam, and social enterprise One4One, which develops sustainable livelihood projects and activities to help families in poverty.


22-25 MARCH: True Colours Festival

One of the most meaningful events of the year, the True Colours Festival is Asia Pacific’s first and largest ever celebration of artistes with disabilities, held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Beyond inspiring performances by 15 performers and troupes from around the world, there will also be an Arts and Disability International Conference 2018—the first in the ASEAN region—at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre and Enabling Village next door.

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TILL 30 MARCH: “Hail, Chinese Culture!” exhibition

Very Special Arts Singapore is a local charity organisation dedicated to providing artistic opportunities for people with disabilities. To celebrate its 25th anniversary, VSA has partnered with Pan Pacific Singapore to present “Hail, Chinese Culture!”, a group exhibition that celebrates oriental beauty and the Mandarin literature through artworks by local artists Chng Seok Tin, Teresa Tan and Lee Mun Choong.

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