Events in Singapore That You Shouldn't Miss in February 2021
Now that we've eased into the new year, why not have a look around town to check out the events that are peppered across our city-state this month? Thespians will be thrilled to return back to the theatres to catch not one, but two new productions by Wild Rice and Pangdemonium. Star Wars fans can also head to the ArtScience Museum to check out the original props, sets and costumes from the epic film series. All that, while we celebrate the Lunar New Year through a myriad of activities that engages both the young and old. Find out more below:
1/9 Dahlia Dreams 2021
What Full blooms symbolise positivity and what better way to usher in the new year than to stroll through a field of dahlia cultivars at the Gardens by the Bay? The 1,400 dahlias of mixed varieties are grown by the in-house horticulturists, along with other floral favourites such as azaleas, chrysanthemums and cymbidiums. Auspicious elements and symbols complete the beautiful floral display.
When Till February 21
2/9 Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2021
What Mark the Lunar New Year with family at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, where visitors can participate in festive drum workshops and go on a heritage trail around Balestier. The little ones can learn about the Chinese zodiac through craft activities at the centre too.
When Till February 21
3/9 The Body As A Dream: A Singapore Art Story
What Discover the works of nine Singaporean artists including Cheong Soo Pieng and Gen.T honouree Ruben Pang as they showcase ways where the human body serves as a visual marker of identity through time. Located at Art Agenda, S.E.A. (05-04 Tan Boon Liat Building). Call 9777 1730 to book a private viewing.
When Till March 27
4/9 Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition
What Fans of epic film series Star Wars will get a chance to get up close and personal with 200 artefacts from the original movie sets at the ArtScience Museum this month. The showcase features artworks, costumes and props, including models of the Millennium Falcon and Star Destroyer spaceships. Follow Luke and Anakin Skywalker on the journey to discover their identities as well as the evolution of the other characters in the series.
When Till June 13
5/9 Huayi 2021: Chinese Festival of Arts
What The 19th edition of this annual festival organised by the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay features six new commissioned works, presented in a hybrid format. Toy Factory Productions presents All the World is One’s Stage featuring four Singapore theatre veterans, while nanyin concert Fantasia celebrates Siong Leng Musical Association’s 80th anniversary.
When February 19 to March 14
6/9 The Amazing Celestial Race
What Which animal will come out on top in The Amazing Celestial Race? Wild Rice’s latest family-friendly pantomime reimagines the ancient folk tale about the Chinese Zodiac. Directed by Wild Rice’s co-artistic director Glen Goei, with book and lyrics by Dwayne Lau and music by Julian Wong.
When February 19 to March 21
7/9 Girls & Boys
What Nikki Muller stars in Pangdemonium’s adaptation of award‑winning author Dennis Kelly’s compelling solo play, which explores ambition and gender roles. Directed by Tracie Pang and staged at the Drama Centre Theatre.
When Till March 14
8/9 Dance en Scene
What To celebrate the works of Chinese artists living in different cities, the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay showcases four new commissioned dance films that detail the artistic synergies of works by Chinese dancers and filmmakers from Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
When When February 26 to March 14
9/9 The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2021
What Look forward to over 60,000 titles at Singapore's largest online book sale, featuring genres that span from science-fiction to graphic novels and children activity books.
When From February 27 to March 5