In addition to Mother’s Day weekend, this week is perfect for soaking in all things arts and culture with both the Singapore International Festival of Arts and the European Union Film Festival. Get your groove on at Blackout Agency’s Escape 56 and Poolapalooza, and brace yourself for another round of Singapore Cocktail Festival!

Singapore Festival Of The Arts

Having kicked off to a roaring start last week, let the celebration of all things art continue with Singapore Festival of the Arts. Don’t miss the Southeast Asian Premiere of An Enemy of The People (11 & 12 May) by Schaubühne Berlin (Germany) and attend an invigorating talk by the artistic director Thomas Ostermeier (11 May). Beautiful dance performances like The Blues Project (8 & 9 May), explosive tap dancing set to emotive blues music from America are also in the programme. Classical music fans will be treated to a virtuosic evening of incredible music with Nico Muhly (11 May).

Singapore Festival of the Arts is happening till 12 May 2018. More information about the programme and tickets can be found here. 

European Union Film Festival

Now in its 28th edition, the European Union Film Festival is happening from 10 to 20 May this year at the National Gallery, Singapore. Giving local audiences a taste of Europe’s diversity and creativity through an extensive list of films, this annual event is not to be missed for film buffs. Spoilt for choice? See our curated list here.

European Union Film Festival is happening from 10 to 20 May 2018 at The National Gallery, More information about the programme and tickets can be found here.

BottlesXO x The Republic of Poland Presents Poolapalooza: Poland Shiok

Poland Shiok! 2018 is a month-long festival celebrating all things Polish, and it comes to a close 12 May at Siloso Beach, Sentosa, with Poolapalooza. The family extravaganza during the day has something for everyone, from water activities like stand-up paddleboard and jetpacks to bubble roving for the kids. It’s a full-on party at night with the sweet beats of Sound Traveler, Jonathan Kusama and Rah, and refreshing Żubrówka cocktails.

Poolapalooza: Poland Shiok! is happening from 12 May 2018 10am to 12am at Siloso Beach Sentosa. Free admission for all.

Escape 56 Feat. John Talabot (Hivern Disc / ES)

After a month-long hiatus, Blackout Agency returns on Wednesday, 9 May with Spanish DJ legend John Talbot. One of EDM’s most sought-after artists, John is back in Singapore after five long years, but party goers can be assured of an epic night of partying. Read more about it here.

John Talabot will perform on Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at The Great Escape. Pre-sale tickets are still available with entry before 10pm at S$35 while tickets at the door are priced at S$45. First 200 receives one free Jagermeister Mini & Red Bull with your ticket. 

Singapore Cocktail Festival: Events Around The City

Having cocktail withdrawals after the awesome time you had at the Festival Village? The Singapore Cocktail Festival’s got you covered for another week with an incredible amount of cocktail related events around the city. Armed with your Cocktail Passport, enjoy discounted cocktails, special menus and new concoctions at more than 25 of Singapore’s most popular bars like Caffe Fernet, Mitzo and Anti:dote. Better yet sign up for a Bar Tour and discover Singapore’s thriving cocktail scene.

Singapore Cocktail Festival 2018 is happening 4-13 May 2018. The Cocktail Passport is priced at S$15 or complimentary with Festival Village entry. For more information, follow Singapore Cocktail Festival on Facebook and Instagram.

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