5 things to do this weekend: 17 - 19 February

5 things to do this weekend: 17 - 19 February

Urban ventures

Text: Meera Navlakha

Image: Facebook | The Projector,
Facebook | Hush Candles,
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Indulge in all things Swedish and Singaporean this weekend

FILM | Swedish Film Festival 2017
In collaboration with the Swedish embassy, The Projector is presenting the second edition of the Swedish Film Festival. This year, the festival is focusing on filmmaker Roy Andersson, with five of his greatest films, and the more contemporary director, Lukas Moodysson. From A Swedish Love Story to a film about a Somali ice hockey team, there's something for everyone.
Swedish Film Festival – A Swedish Love Story
Till 19 February, 8pm at The Projector. For more information, click here.

SHOP | Majestic Market
Held in a shophouse in Bukit Pasoh, this market celebrates local identity, showcasing new talents through art, design, and a series of curated retailers including Hush Candles and Chainless Brain. 

Hush Candles – Majestic Market
17 - 19 February from 6pm at the New Majestic Hotel. For more information, click here.

ART | Choking Hazard: An Exhibition about Toys
kult is exhibiting the works of 30 designers and toy makers by showcasing artists who have dismantled existing toys and remixed them to create their own pieces. Artists include American-based Kyle Kirwan and Manny Romero, UK-based Charlie Taylor and some of Singapore’s own. Guests to the exhibition can also make their own art when they drop by the gallery.
Kult Choking Hazard 

17 February, 7pm - 11pm at kult. For more information, click here.

HISTORY | Battle for Singapore: The Hellfire Tour
Stretching from Sime Road to the Bukit Brown cemetery, The Hellfire Tour takes guests to the scene of General Yamashita’s strategy for the Japanese Imperial Army to crush the defending British forces. Led by guide Jon Cooper, the tour also looks into the internment camps of Singapore and the British headquarters during the war.

18 February, 2pm to 4pm at Sime Road. For more information, click here.

MUSIC | Urban Ventures X House of Noise
The charming precinct will play host to 21 local musicians across three stages for Noise Music Mentorship's graduating class. See up and coming acts Ffion and Mars, and enjoy pole and hoop performances by Acropolates along with free manicures by Vaniday.

18 February, 3.30pm to 10.30pm at Keong Saik Road. For more information, click here.