BAZAAR Diary: What’s Happening In Singapore This May 2018

From Kehlani live in Singapore to FitnessFest starring BBG creator and fitness queen, Kayla Itsines

Kehlani LAMC Singapore Kayla Itsines FitnesFest SG 2018 Marina Bay Sands

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Kehlani — Live in Singapore

23 May at Zepp@Big Box Singapore

Grammy-nominated R&B chanteuse, Kehlani is coming to town next week and her one-night-only concert is set to be “SweetSexySavage” and more. She’ll be heating up the Zepp@Big Box stage with her sensual tracks like “CRZY”, “Honey,” “Undercover” and “Gangster” from the Suicide Squad movie soundtrack, and we’re sure her fashion choices will be just as fire—we can’t wait.

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Fitness Festival 2018

19 May at Marina Bay Sands

The nation’s ultimate fitness extravaganza is back for another 12-hour sweat session, and there’s so much fun in store. The main stage will be home to a 12-hour “fitathon” of mega mass workouts hosted by fitness celebrities and experts including the world’s top fitness influencer and entrepreneur, Kayla Itsines—creator of the BBG programme that has basically revolutionised the way millions get and stay fit today. Besides that, there’ll be arenas to discover new fitness programmes like Bouldering and Calisthenics; workshops and talks by health coaches; and an extensive Food Village and Wellness Market with healthy eats and treats for you to stock up on.

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Singapore Cocktail Festival 2018

4-13 May at the Festival Village, Empress Lawn

Raise your glasses: the Singapore Cocktail Festival has officially arrived. If you are looking for some serious highs over the weekend, head to the Festival Village where you can sample the diverse concoctions from some of the world’s most outstanding bartenders. The world class libations will flow for 10 days till 13 May.

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Zouk 27th Anniversary Weekender x Martell NCF

3-5 May at Zouk Singapore

Happy 27th Birthday, Zouk! Since its founding in 1991, the storied nightclub built a reputation for bringing in celebrity DJs, epic Mambo Jambo nights and as per usual, good old fashioned fun. This weekend, however, expect to go all out for its annual Space Oddity Weekender festival. The three-night extravaganza will be fuelled by Martell NCF and superstar DJs including Marshmello, Ben Nicky and Zouk All Stars.

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Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You Festival

4-5 May at F1 Pit Building

If you are having a serious case of Star Wars withdrawals since December, you can get an extra dose of adrenaline from Friday to Sunday. Ring in the weekend by enlightening your eyes to a live music and light show or get your legs moving on a run at The Meadow! Before the festival ends, don’t lose the chance to relish in your secret fantasies of dressing up as your favourite character.

Today and tomorrow! #starwarssg #maythe4thsg #starwarsday #fssg

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Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar

2-27 May at Fort Canning Park

Following a year’s hiatus and a successful crowd-funding campaign to help the shows go on, Shakespeare in the Park is back with a bang. The Singapore Repertory Theatre will be showing Julius Caesar, a modern-day political adaptation fuelled by global current affairs and fictional intergovernmental alliance, R.O.M.E 7, who the conspire to overthrow and assassinate their zealous leader. The plot twist? Caesar is played by Jojo Kukuthas, a woman with supreme power in a man’s world.

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Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)

Till 12 May 

Singapore’s pinnacle performing arts festival, the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) is back with yet another exhilarating line-up of local and foreign theatre, dance, music and literary art presentations. Under Festival Director, Gaurav Kripalani, the 17-day festival will take on a distinct dystopian focus, and open with a staging of the classic George Orwell novel 1984, marking its debut in South East Asia. Festival headliner, two-time Grammy winner and “Jazz’s new messiah” Jacob Collier promise to bring the house down, along with other powerful performances like First Reads by Dark Matter Theatrics.

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The struggle of a young mother, young love, and learning how to overcome hardships – Milla is a film about the protagonist and her boyfriend Leo living on the fringes in a small town on the English Channel. – They’ve started a cozy home in an abandoned house, and even though times are hard with no work opportunities, the two are happy and their offbeat personalities are harmonious. When Leo takes a job on a fishing boat and Milla becomes pregnant, the two become swept away in a tide of upheaval, and everything changes suddenly. A love to live, a life to invent, a life to hold on to, always, no matter what. – Directed by award-winning French director, Valerie Massadian, catch the Singapore premiere as part of #sifa2018 Singular Screens tonight, May 2, 7.30pm. Tickets are $9 and available at door. Bundle of 3 going for $24. – #artsfestival #sgarts #sgevents #exploresg #exploresingapore #visitsingapore #singaporetourism #thingstodoinsingapore #asianfilmarchive #film #filmscreening #artfilm

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Additional reporting by Michelle Varinata

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