The Tatler Social Calendar: What To Do This March 2018
February 28, 2018 | BY Hashirin Nurin Hashimi and Phoebe Taylor
From playwrights with thought-provoking narratives, to street performers with superhuman abilities, expect a showcase full of talent this month.
HSBC Women’s World Championship 2018
When March 1 to 4
What All five reigning major champions in women’s golf are set to participate in this tournament, formerly known as the HSBC Women’s Champions. South Korean Inbee Park (pictured) returns to the New Tanjong Course at Sentosa Golf Club to defend her title.
When March 2 to 18
What Pangdemonium opens its 2018 Season of Hope and Home with Florian Zeller’s award-winning play, which explores the deteriorating mind of a 70-year-old man stricken with dementia. Directed by Tracie Pang, the emotionally charged drama stars Lim Kay Siu. At the Victoria Theatre.
Cat Olympics: In Memory Of Torajiro
When March 2 to April 14
What Featuring hundreds of cat athletes engaged in various sporting activities, this solo exhibition by Japanese artist Nobuaki Takekawa looks at the frenzy leading up to the Olympic Games. At Ota Fine Arts Singapore.
OH! Emerald Hill
When March 3 to 25
What Uncover the story of Emerald Hill with art walkabout OH! Open House, which will unveil the secrets of the neighbourhood through custom-made artworks and performances in strangers’ homes and unconventional spaces. Look out for works by Singaporean artists such as Robert Zhao Renhui (pictured), Ang Song Nian and Tan Kheng Hua.
Singapore Design Week 2018
When March 5 to 18
What At the annual DesignSingapore Council-organised Singapore Design Week (SDW) 2018, expect a series of exhibitions, conferences, workshops and craft markets. One of the highlights is SingaPlural 2018 where creatives including Gabriel Tan Studio and Publicworks, and brands such as Ewins, Formica and Kvadrat explore the concept of play as an important experimental process before the final design materialises. At the National Design Centre and various locations.
Singapore Festival of Fun
When March 8 to 18
What The best of the UK’s Covent Garden street performers, alongside award-winning comedians and Nickelodeon characters, take over Clarke Quay for the Singapore Festival of Fun. Don’t miss the amazing feats of contortionist Bendy Em and the sheer strength of Betty Brawn Strong Lady (pictured).
I Light Marina Bay 2018
When March 9 to April 1
What Marina Bay will once again be illuminated with a vibrant display of sustainable light art installations that fill the waterfront. Expect a carnival-like atmosphere at I Light Marina Bay 2018 with music performances and outdoor dining, while the Art-Zoo Inflatable Park will keep the little ones entertained.
The Opera Ball
When March 14
What Held at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Opera Ball embodies the theme of Singapore Lyric Opera’s upcoming production, Aida, with an Egyptian extravaganza. Look forward to glittering performances, a feast fit for pharaohs and an atmosphere that evokes the grandeur and magic of ancient Egypt.
When March 15 to 18
What The prestigious American Ballet Theatre brings its haunting and visually stunning rendition of this ballet classic, set against Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score and accompanied by the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra, to the Esplanade Theatre.
True Colours Festival
When March 22 to 25
What This celebration of artistes with disabilities brings together some 20 talented musicians, singers and dancers from the Asia‑Pacific region, including Australia’s Tony Dee and Singapore’s Azariah Tan (pictured), performing alongside guest artistes from the UK, the US, Canada and Chile. At the Singapore Indoor Stadium and OCBC Square.
5th Singapore Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
When March 24
What The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations honours a bevy of change-makers, rule breakers and trendsetters who have positively impacted society. These women will be inducted into the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame during a grand ceremony at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.
Estonian National Male Choir
When March 27
What The Grammy Award-winning Estonian National Male Choir performs in Singapore for the first time, at the Esplanade Concert Hall. The choir brings a repertoire of choral works from the 19th century to present day, including pieces by Estonian composers Veljo Tormis and Galina Grigorjeva
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
When March 29 to April 8
What The Singapore Repertory Theatre and the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay brings this National Theatre adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel to the the Esplanade Theatre. The story follows the extraordinary adventures of Christopher Boone who is framed for the murder of his neighbour’s dog.
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