Celebrate both December and the New Year with Esplanade

Now that Christmas is over, what’s next?

The New Year celebrations of course!

From now till 31 December 2013, Esplanade has lined up some really wonderful performances and workshops and they are absolutely FREE!

As a matter of fact, we are looking forward to visiting Esplanade this Saturday, 28 December 2013 and we would be spending half a day there from 4pm till 11pm.

Here are some event highlights that we are looking forward to at the various venues of Esplanade:

Doves & Ravens
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
Time: 6.15 – 6.45PM, 7.15 – 7.45PM, 8.15 – 8.45PM

Check out Doves & Ravens’ Song Cover of “Don’t You Worry Child” by the Swedish House Mafia

Doves & Ravens is a pop and rock group that has burst onto the scene with their infectious grooves and catchy melodies. With a modern-vintage sound reminiscent of the likes of Bruno Mars and the King of Pop, Michael Jackson; Doves & Ravens will play with all their heart and soul to bring audience a memorable show and we are definitely looking forward to hearing them jam it out at the Esplanade Concourse.

Sand Artist Lawrence Koh with Tze N Looking Glass Orchestra
Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Time: 7.30 – 8.15PM, 8.45 – 9.30PM, 10 – 10.45PM

If you’re wondering what sand art is all about, check this out!

Inspired by their interest in Asian mythology and nature, the artists present a story of hope and celebration. Through their art forms of sand art and music, they bring audiences of all ages on a surreal and imaginative journey. Watch amazing images drawn in sand evolve before your eyes, with original music by composer-pianist Tze Toh, performed by soloists from the Tze n Looking Glass Orchestra.

Lawrence Koh is an international sand artist based in Singapore and he has performed widely across TV, theatre, film, and as well as at local and international corporate events. Enter into Lawrence’s surreal world of sand art where destruction is a way to creation and impermanence becomes a new language of storytelling.

Tze n Looking Glass Orchestra is Singapore’s unique fusion orchestra which plays original music inspired by science, nature, Asian mythology, and the simple beautiful stories in life. Described as the sound of contemporary Asia, the music combines film score, jazz, Chinese, Indian and European classical music.

Handmade Greeting Card Workshop by Pyus Chan
Venue: Craft Corner at Esplanade Upper Concourse
Time: 4 – 8 PM

Conducted by Pyus Chan whom graduated with a Bachelor Degree [Hons] in Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore in 2012, you can learn how to make your own personal greeting cards and surprise your family and friends with a cute and unique handmade card! Basic materials will be provided for FREE and this workshop is open to all ages. However, children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

To find out more about other events that are happening at Esplanade from now till 31 December 2013, do check out the Celebrate December Festival Guide.

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