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The SceneExperience Skiing In Singapore And Visit The Japan Summer Festival Happening This Weekend

Experience Skiing In Singapore And Visit The Japan Summer Festival Happening This Weekend

Experience Skiing In Singapore And Visit The Japan Summer Festival Happening This Weekend
By Amelia Yeo
September 04, 2019
Let a couple of cultural festivals, an arts open house, and an outdoor skiing event fill up your weekend
(Image: Urbanski)
(Image: Urbanski)

1/4Urbanski Family Weekend

What There are very few things in the world that could beat the exhilaration of gliding down a snow-capped peak, but because we live in the tropics—it takes great effort to keep up with the sport of skiing. Cue Urbanski, a sports company that seeks to bring the concept of rollerskiing, which is basically skiing on wheels, to town. Located at Dhoby Ghaut Green this weekend, avid skiers, or those who are simply curious and interested in the sport, now have the opportunity to experience gliding down a 38-degree bunny slope. On top of that, participants can strap on their skis or rollerblades to take part in a retro-revival of a mini Formula 1 race track for maximum fun and excitement.

Also available at the event is a giant twister game and other exciting games. With a live DJ helming the deck at the picnic zone, fitness activities like Zumba and yoga sessions, there is something for everyone at the Urbanski Family Weekend

When September 7 and 8

(Related: What To Do In September 2019: Attend Wild Rice At Funan’s Grand Opening Season, Patek Philippe Watch Exhibition And Singapore F1 Race)

(Image: STPI Gallery)
(Image: STPI Gallery)

2/4STPI Annual Open House 2019—A Whimsical World

What Allow the imaginative works of famed contemporary artist Takashi Murakami transport you to a different world at STPI's Open House this year, or have a go at various print and paper-making techniques, with guidance from print and paper-making experts. Children will be able to participate and find out the process of how paper is made from its cotton pulp form at the Build-A-Character paper-making workshop, while adults can get creative with colourful linocut printing, among other activities.

When September 7 and 8

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(Image: The Japanese Association of Singapore)
(Image: The Japanese Association of Singapore)

3/4Japan Summer Festival 2019

What Following the success of last year's Summer Festival that attracted close to 45,000 visitors, the Japanese Association of Singapore brings its flagship event back to the National Stadium this year, over a period of two days. With over 100 Japanese food stalls serving up authentic Japanese cuisine—think bowls of hearty ramen and delectable mochi desserts—as well as traditional games testing one's skills of precision and luck, get a taste of Japanese culture with your loved ones this weekend. Apart from that, Pokémon fans would not want to miss watching a fleet of Pikachus dancing in a parade, and the traditional Bon Odori dance which is to honour the spirits of one's ancestors, according to Japanese Buddhist custom.

When September 7 and 8

 

Chef-owner of Ola Cocina del Mar, Daniel Chavez, who is also the founder of Latinada
Chef-owner of Ola Cocina del Mar, Daniel Chavez, who is also the founder of Latinada

4/4Latinada 2019

What With its rich culture and exciting adventures to offer, a trip to Latin America is commonly found on the bucket lists of many. But for nine days, those ready to indulge in exotic flavours will be delighted to find out that Latinada—Singapore's first Latin American food festival—will be returning to our shores with dining experiences that will take you to notable regions such as Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Chile.

Held in rotation daily at 13 different restaurants, including Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, Ola Kitchen, Tono Cevicheria, Kilo Kitchen and Bochinche, taste everything from Mexican street food to Chilean barbecues, and even cocktails that are inspired by the vast diversity of the region. To kick things off, there will be a thrilling street party, Domingo Tropical, at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club on September 8 that will feature dishes by all participating chefs. Later during the week, Rumba Latina promises an equally fantastic time with fresh Latin music and great grub at Kilo Lounge that will get you grooving late into the night. 

When September 8 till 16

(Related: Delicious Latin American Flavours Await At Latinada 2019)

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