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European Union Film Festival

The 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival is set to take place from May 10 to May 20, celebrating the diversity of Europe. A specially curated showcase of the best European films the continent has to offer will be screened at the National Gallery Singapore. A few short films from Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies will also be played alongside the European films.

Address
National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957
Start Date
May 10, 2018
End Date
May 20, 2018
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#SingaporeNeverSleeps Vol. 1

This cryptically named exhibition is organised by the folks at Annex Asia hub, and features an art and music event hosted by Brandon Breaux, artist to Chance the Rapper. The event focuses on imploring visitors to explore their identities and how it’s interconnected with the surrounding environment.

Address
Taksu Gallery, 43 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-72, Singapore 278115
Start Date
May 25, 2018
End Date
May 27, 2018
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Shakespeare in the Park - Julius Caesar

Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tragedy of Julius Caesar’ is given a modern-day twist courtesy of the Singapore Repertory Theatre. The political thriller directed by Guy Unsworth stars actress Jo Kukathas as Julius Caesar. It’s time to grab some sandwiches and pack your picnic baskets.

Address
Fort Canning Park, River Valley Road, Singapore 179037
Start Date
May 2, 2018
End Date
May 27, 2018
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The St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake

The acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet will be bringing Tchaikovsky’s immortal love story, Swan Lake, to life. Prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova takes centre stage along with guest performers from the internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet.

Address
The MES Theatre at MediaCorp, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Start Date
May 8, 2018
End Date
May 13, 2018
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Toruk - The First Flight by Cirque de Soleil

The good people over at Cirque du Soleil are known around the world for their bold, theatrical displays of acrobatics. This month, they’re putting on a show based on James Cameron’s record-breaking blockbuster, Avatar. However, ‘Toruk’ is set millennia before the events of Avatar, and is the tale about how a catastrophe nearly wiped out the Tree of Souls.

Address
Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Start Date
May 24, 2018
End Date
June 3, 2018
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