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Things to do in Singapore this weekend: Cool events and activities to include in your calendar

Things to do in Singapore this weekend: Cool events and activities to include in your calendar

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Text: Yimin Huang

Editor: Aravin Sandran

FestivalForGood, Neon Jungle, Oktoberfest Asia, Scream Asia Film Festival, Festival of Fresh

FESTIVAL | FestivalForGood 
More 85 social enterprises are coming together for FestivalForGood's two-day programme. The pop-up market boasts a variety of fashion, F&B and lifestyle brands such as ethically-sourced jewellery from Eden + Elie,  The Everyday Revolution's lifestyle products designed by special needs artists as well as organic food and cosmetics from GoPurpose Inc. Join daily talks to get an insight into the lives of social entrepreneurs and the inspiration behind their ambition to be socially impactful, or try your hand at throwing on the potter’s wheel and moulding your own creation from clay with mind-calming techniques.

 

20 to 21 October, 11am to 7pm at Marina One

PERFORMANCE | Neon Jungle
Garden by the Bay's Supertree Grove will be lit up with neon installations in the form of endangered animals native to South East Asia to raise awareness around the negative impact of deforestation. The night market will feature an eclectic mix of products – from handmade goods, upcycled creations and environmentally friendly products to organic bites, vegan snacks and the trendiest Instaworthy food, while being entertained by Bonfire Singapore's amusing circus tricks and performances.Things to do in Singapore this weekend: Cool events and activities to include in your calendar (фото 1)

19 to 28 October, various timings at Gardens by the Bay

DRINKS | Oktoberfest Asia
Oktoberfest Asia's fully air-conditioned marquee sets the stage for an evening of heavy beer-guzzling. Fresh from the tap — Benediktiner Weissbier, an aromatic beer with strong caramel notes and hints of honey and fruits. On the menu of the VIP-exclusive buffet: roast pork knuckle, crispy pork porchetta with homemade sauerkraut and classic German apple strudel with cinnamon sauce.

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FILM | Scream Asia Film Festival
Curated by Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo and South Korean film programmer Jongsuk Thomas Nam, this horror film fest is screening a total of eleven international feature-length films as well as a short film. There will also be two master classes taught by acclaimed horror filmmakers Joko Anwar (Satan’s Slaves) and South Korean director Yeon Sang-ho (Train to Busan). Highlights include Singapore's own Zombiepura and critically acclaimed comedy-horror Tokyo Living Dead Idol.


FESTIVAL | Festival of Fresh
Honestbee launches Habitat, a tech-integrated grocery and dining space this weekend with the Festival of Fresh. There are a plethora of activities, workshops and performances to take in: create natural scented candle wax tablets using therapeutic grade essential oils and dried flowers by Lagom and master the art of a drool-worthy Insta-shots with tips and tricks by food stylist and photographer, C.R. Tan, @xlbcr.


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