Free Stuff To Do At Cultural Extravaganza 2022

Free Stuff To Do At Cultural Extravaganza 2022

Cultural Extravaganza 2022 will be held from 13 May 2022  to 19 June 2022.  It is an annual festival that celebrates our distinctive Chinese Singaporean culture. This is the 5th year that this event is launched and there are many activities available. I have filtered out all the free activities below. They all require tickets so I suggest booking them in advance.

If you are interested to know more about the festival, you can visit their website here.

Colours of the Lion City

colours of the lion city extravaganza 2022

Description: Chinese orchestral music meets pop songs in Colours of the Lion City! Joined by local young talented singers Gavin Teo and Ferlyn G, bask in the upbeat musical atmosphere with the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra (SNYCO) and Associate Conductor Moses Gay this May. SNYCO Alumnus Ayden Sng will be hosting and facilitating the concert, which will also be live-streamed on SCCC & SNYCO’s Facebook for all to enjoy.

Location: SCO Concert Hall (Just beside SCCCC)

Date: 29 May 2022, Sunday

Time: 1700 – 1800

Booking Required: Yes

Further Details: Website

Rhythm of Time — Mini Film Festival

rhythm of time cultural extravaganza 2022

Description: Generation gaps are limited not only to human connections, occurring also in landscapes, values and culture — these are the different changes Singapore had gone through. Featuring a selection of local short films, Rhythm of Time — Mini Film Festival is a time capsule that documents various depictions of generation gap in Singapore from the 1940s to the present day.

Location: SCCC Auditorium

Date: 19 June 2022, Sunday

Time: 1330 – 1445 | 1545 – 1700 | 1800 – 1930

Booking Required: Yes

Further Details: Website

Aunt Lotus & Her Dream Bicycle — Film Launch and Dialogue

aunt lotus extravaganza 2022

Description: Aunt Lotus & Her Dream Bicycle is a Mandarin and Teochew language short film that follows the story of Aunt Lotus, a blind grandma who dreams of riding a bicycle again. Determined to fulfil her desire, Aunt Lotus constructs an unusual cycling simulation, using nothing but common household items.

Location: SCCC Auditorium

Date: 19 June 2022, Sunday

Time: 1100 – 1230

Booking Required: Yes

Further Details: Website

Other Exhibitions At SCCC

Since you are already in the area, there is other free stuff at SCCC that you can do before or after the above events.

SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singaporean Culture

Description: Over many years, interaction with other cultures, encouraged by geographical proximity and social diversity, has birthed a Chinese Singaporean identity that is complex and ever-changing. At the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, join in the conversation and discover (or rediscover) what it means to be a Chinese Singapo人.

If you would like a guided tour, you can try to book a free slot here on selected dates. The current available dates are all fully booked.

Location: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Level 2

Date: Everyday, including public holidays

Time: 1400 – 2000 (MON) | 1000 – 2000 (TUE – SUN)

Booking Required: No

Further Details: Website

Sculpture Walk @ SCCC reTHINGing the Site

Description: In our increasingly digitised world, why do we need things like sculptures? How do artists respond to today’s challenges such as the pandemic?

For this exhibition, local artists were invited to rethink or “re-THING” their practice. Comprising works from established and emerging artists of the Sculpture Society Singapore, and loans from the TENG Collection, this exhibition also celebrates the Society’s 20th anniversary and the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s 5th anniversary.

Location: Levels 1, 9 and 10 of SCCC

Date: October 2021 – July 2022

Time: 0900 – 1800

Booking Required: No

Further Details: Website | Website

Life is Sweet: Ang Ku Kueh Girl Exhibition

Description: Life is filled with sweet and not-so-sweet moments.

These illustrations were inspired by Wang Shijia’s reflections on life’s joys and struggles. But don’t mistake Ang Ku Kueh Girl for her creator! Ang Ku Kueh Girl is determined, persistent and a thankful optimist; Shijia aspires to be like her!

Many of these illustrations have been published before. They have since been updated with new details and colours. Shijia also added traditional Chinese motifs to convey her well wishes for visitors.

Location: Levels 9 and 10 of SCCC

Date: January 2022 – June 2022

Time: 0900 – 2200

Booking Required: No

Further Details: Website

Weekly Free Stuff To Do In Singapore

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