Top 5 events to check out this weekend (12-14 Sep)

You ask: What’s there to do this weekend?

It’s finally the weekend! Well, after an entire week of working so hard, I say it’s time to let our hair loose and have some fun. Here are some of Weekender’s top picks of events to check out:

1. The Enchanted World of Hayao Miyazaki

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13 Sep, $15

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Fans of Studio Ghibli, just a heads up! Be transported into a dream-like world as Music Director ME5 Phillip Tng leads the ensemble in showcasing music from some of Hayao Miyazaki masterpieces such as My Neighbour Totoro, Laputa: Castle in the Sky, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Monoke, Howl’s Moving Castle and the Oscar-winning Spirited Away. Enjoy the artistry of Miyazaki’s animations presented on the big screen against live renditions of their soundtracks.

Esplanade, www.sistic.com.sg

 

2. YG Family 2014 Galaxy Tour: Power in Singapore

13 Sep, $128-$398

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K-pop fans, or more specifically, Blackjacks, PSYchos or V.I.Ps, rejoice! YG Family has brought their sold out concert to our humble island. You’ll be sure to enjoy performances by Gangnam Style’s Psy, leading boy bands, Big Bang and Winner, as well as 2NE1 and EPIK HIGH. Fans from Malaysia, Thailand, Phillipines and Indonesia are expected to attend too! Come join this spectacular Hallyu stage, the biggest K-pop concert in Singapore this year.

Singapore Indoor Stadium, www.sportshubtix.sg

 

3. World Food Fair

11-14 Sep, Free Admission

world food fair

Apart from shopping, eating really does seem like the favourite pastime of Singaporeans. So, does hearing about the World Food Fair make you feel hungry already? Come with an empty stomach to one of Singapore’s most beloved food fairs! Get to sample the drool-worthy cuisines from over 100 food and beverage establishments at this family friendly event. Indulge in newly-launched delicacies and discover unbelievable discounts. Travel the world with just your taste buds as you explore diverse offerings from the local delights to exotic cuisines.

Singapore EXPO, Hall 5

 

4. Ignite at Marina Bay Sands

Until 21 Sep

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Get into the race spirit. Rub shoulders with the cast and crew of Fox Sports Live Studio broadcasting. Jive the day away at Singapore’s biggest daytime party, the Bacchanalia Brunch. All 2014 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix ticket holders enjoy exclusive discounts while shopping, dining and visiting MBS attractions for the entire month of September.

Marina Bay Sands, www.marinabaysands.com/ignite.html

 

5. Parents & Kids Hip Hop Workshop

13 Sep, $24-$36

A great way for parents and their kids, aged 7 to 10 years old, to bond and fall in love with the basics of hip hop. No experience is required. In this dance-play workshop, dancers can perform with freedom of movement, injecting their own personalities. The class uses catchy pop of hip hop music and is designed to help the young ones explore space, improve coordination and develop their listening and social skills.

Esplanade, www.dansfestival.com/2014/footwork.php

 

 

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