Weekend Guide (9-11 February): Singapore Airshow, Diva to the Death

From exciting aerial displays, to dining amid an immersive theatre performances inspired by a mish-mash of cultural influences, this weekend has a wide range or experiences for everyone.

Singapore Airshow 2018

RSAF F-16C fighter jets performing an aerobatic display at the Singapore Airshow. (Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lam)

The biggest thing happening this weekend is undoubtedly the Singapore Airshow. For two days, Asia’s largest airshow opens its doors to the public. With breathtaking aerobatic performances, and static aircraft displays including commercial business jets and airplanes, visitors have much to see. Children can also take photos with mascots Captain Leo and Captain Leonette, and hang out with real-life pilots.

When: 10- 11 February
Where: Changi Exhibition Centre
Price: From $9

Diva to the Death

(Photo: Diva to the Death)

If you are up for an immersive theatre performance full of surprises, this experience is for you. ‘Diva to the Death’ is a supper dinner affair where jazz culture melds with the the world of getai. The interactive performance by Singaporean playwright Jonathan Lim transforms the waterfront restaurant into an entertaining experience as you dine on a supper menu themed according to the performance.

When: 8-28 February
Where: Monti At 1-Pavilion
Price: From $188

Artblovk X Pixel studios launch collaboration

(Photo: Facebook/Artblovk)

For next big thing in the digital world, check out the inaugural launch of Artblovk Gallery’s collaboration with Singapore’s PIXEL facility.

During this 6 month tenure at PIXEL’s One-North facility, a portion of the studio will be transformed into an interactive gallery space where visitors can view specially curated shows by young Singaporean digital artists and illustrators from the Singapore creative and game industry. The gallery will also hold monthly art workshops, talks and mingling sessions for creative professionals.

Where: PIXEL facility
When: 9 February
Price: Free

Hana Hou At The Gardens 

(Photo: Gardens By the Bay/Han Hou)

Don’t miss an exhilarating performance by the US Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii, Hana Hou, at the Gardens. Enjoy popular hits and many familiar tunes by this talented 11 member popular music ensemble.The group’s shows are specifically designed to engage diverse audiences and demonstrate the talents and excellence of the Pacific Air Force.

When: The Canopy, Gardens by the Bay
Where: 9 February
Price: Free

Nick Ut: My Story 

(Photo: Nick Ut/Facebook)

An eyewitness to pivotal moments in history, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Nick Ut tells his story for the first time in Singapore. Ut recounts The Terror of War –  his iconic photograph depicting children in flight from napalm bombing which was awarded the World Press Photo of the Year in 1973.

Where: ArtScience Museum
When: 10 February
Price: Free