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#SunshineNationPICKS 04 March - 10 March


This week on #SunshineNationPICKS, exciting things are brewing as the weekend draws near.

Catch a real-life virtual world at ArtScience Museum, an intimate jazz night at Esplanade, catch your favourite acts with the tribe at Singapore’s music and picnic festival - Garden Beats 2019 and relive the colourful history of Bukit Pasoh with A Street Of Clans 2019.

Find out more here! 🌄

thurs, 07 Mar @ ArtScience Museum

ArtScience In Focus: MeshMinds 2.0 #ArtxTechforGood

A family-friendly real life-virtual experience that engages the crowd to face our planet’s toughest challenges. Creations by a new generation of artists includes stepping into a virtual portal to help cleanse the ocean, or seeing a city’s future through augmented reality.

A Mesh of Technology and Art that improves your quality of life.

Opening remarks at 7.30pm by Honor Harger, Executive Director of ArtScience Museum and Guest of Honour, Dr. Mushtaq Memon, UN Environment.


fri - Sat, 08 mar - 09 mar @ Esplanade Concert Hall

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with

Wynton Marsalis

Esplanade presents nine-time Grammy-winner Wynton Marsalis, the inimitable Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns to Esplanade for two sublime evenings of great jazz.

The first-ever jazz artist to receive the Pulitzer Prize in music, the legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is also the first and only artist to win both the classical and jazz Grammys in the same year—a feat he achieved again the following year!

Don’t miss this chance to catch the finest big band in the world today, as they perform two different repertoires over two concerts celebrating the best in American jazz history.


Tickets available here /// Website event page

Sat, 09 mar @ Fort canning green

Garden Beats Festival 2019


Singapore’s sustainable Music & Picnic Festival, is returning for its 5th year anniversary. The much anticipated line-up is here and for the first time ever, Garden Beats has specially curated new programmes happening back-to-back to keep you going all day long.

This year, Garden Beats is thrilled to broaden its music horizon to other shores featuring The Kooks, Alina Baraz, Masego, Black Coffee,Yung Bae, Orio, Daryl C. Catch Toppings and Bongomann in Dark Disco as well, DJ Doopz and Francis at the ClassPass Zen Garden. That’s not all, catch Alle Farben and Coran turn the heat up at CÉ LA VI from 10.30pm till late!

There’s plenty of activities to catch at the Festival Fields from exciting games, Instagrammable photo-ops as well as yoga sessions to prep you before the main acts, so be sure to come early!


Tickets available here /// Website event page

Fri-sun, 08-10 Mar @ bukit pasoh road

Street Of Clans 2019


Street of Clans is a vibrant creative festival that brings together Bukit Pasoh Road’s colourful history and Singapore’s creative communities.

With a kaleidoscopic programme inspired by the age-old clan values of kinship and unity, expect to discover a neighbourhood of interactive design installations, explore clan associations dressed up for the occasion, and dive into a world of design, stories, music, workshops, food, culture, community magic.


Free Entry /// Facebook event page


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