Check out 6 vibrant events happening in Singapore this weekend

Singapore has exciting events or festivals happening around the corners of the city-state, where people of the lion city will be entertained right from cultural festivals to world-class concerts.

SingaporeCommuters walk to the train station during evening rush hour in the financial district of Singapore
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Singapore is gearing up for exciting events and festivals where people celebrate and come together to be a part of the amazing cultural diversity. It doesn't take too much time for one to blend with the multicultural festivities of the island, be it themed or pop up events.

Although people in Singapore speak different languages, their pluralism and all-inclusiveness drags people to these events and festivals.

Here are few of the vibrant events taking place in Singapore this weekend

Singapore River Festival

Singapore River Festival
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Singapore river festival is back again this year with more of fun and enthusiasm where the Singapore River area will all be decked up and transformed into a hotbed of art installations, performances and unique dining experience.

Visitors will have a gala time in experiencing three quays like boat, Clarke and Robertson Quay. Each quay will come with a different range of activities so that visitors can pick their choice.

Date: November 4

Tickets: free

Singapore Writers Festival

Singapore Writers festival
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Singapore writers festival is being conducted every year since1986 and it is a much-anticipated event on the cultural calendar. It presents world's major literary talents to Singaporeans at the same time focusing more on homegrown and Southeast Asian talents.

The event lasts for 10 days. The festival presents panel discussions which are presided by influential authors. Live performances, film screenings, workshops are part of the event and the theme for this year's festival is 'Aram' which means "doing good "in Tamil.

Moreover, they are celebrating 20 years of the festival by focusing more on the topics like Tamil Literature, sexuality in Asian writing and best of Irish writers.

Date: November 4

Tickets: $25

German Film Festival

German Film Festival
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The German Film Festival is returning with its 21st edition where it will be screening more than 30 films directed by German filmmakers. Film screenings will include different genres ranging from comedy, historical drama and art house.

The programme focuses on global migration and a discourse over the education system. The event will kick-start with the western movie directed by Valeska Grisebach and will include few of the highlights of the festival like 'The Blood of Yesterday' by Chris Kraus, Club Europe and welcome to Germany

Date: November 4

Tickets: S$8.50

Dia De Muertos Singapore

Dia De Muertos Singapore
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Dia De Muertos is the day of connection, remembrance, and love for people who had died. This annual tradition honours the spirits of the dead ancestors who return to the world of the living. It is a popular Mexican festival where visitors can have a taste of the festival's vibrant cultural programmes.

Venue: 99 beach road

Date: November 4

Pop up night at Sentosa

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Brighten up your nights at Sentosa at the Siloso beach, followed by Imbiah Lookout area. The night at Sentosa gets lit up with massive neon light installations scattered across Siloso beach, where pop up exhibition lets you wonder at dazzling art displays.

Visitors can gather at the night for outdoor film screening which showcases movies like X- men Apocalypse, Night of the Museum: the secret of the tomb and Avatar. They can also play with face painting booths and explore their creativity at neon doodle wall.

Venue: Siloso beach

Date November 5

MI Cappella

MI Cappela
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The six-member vocal band who rose to fame after their debut in the Chinese edition of American television Singing competition 'The Sing Off' will present their biggest solo concert on home ground so that visitors can gear up for some covers of English hits and the group's original tunes.

Venue: Capitol Theatre

Date: November 4

Tickets: $48-$78

SingaporeCommuters walk to the train station during evening rush hour in the financial district of Singapore
Reuters

Singapore is gearing up for exciting events and festivals where people celebrate and come together to be a part of the amazing cultural diversity. It doesn't take too much time for one to blend with the multicultural festivities of the island, be it themed or pop up events.

Although people in Singapore speak different languages, their pluralism and all-inclusiveness drags people to these events and festivals.

Here are few of the vibrant events taking place in Singapore this weekend

Singapore River Festival

Singapore River Festival
Facebook

Singapore river festival is back again this year with more of fun and enthusiasm where the Singapore River area will all be decked up and transformed into a hotbed of art installations, performances and unique dining experience.

Visitors will have a gala time in experiencing three quays like boat, Clarke and Robertson Quay. Each quay will come with a different range of activities so that visitors can pick their choice.

Date: November 4

Tickets: free

Singapore Writers Festival

Singapore Writers festival
Facebook

Singapore writers festival is being conducted every year since1986 and it is a much-anticipated event on the cultural calendar. It presents world's major literary talents to Singaporeans at the same time focusing more on homegrown and Southeast Asian talents.

The event lasts for 10 days. The festival presents panel discussions which are presided by influential authors. Live performances, film screenings, workshops are part of the event and the theme for this year's festival is 'Aram' which means "doing good "in Tamil.

Moreover, they are celebrating 20 years of the festival by focusing more on the topics like Tamil Literature, sexuality in Asian writing and best of Irish writers.

Date: November 4

Tickets: $25

German Film Festival

German Film Festival
Facebook

The German Film Festival is returning with its 21st edition where it will be screening more than 30 films directed by German filmmakers. Film screenings will include different genres ranging from comedy, historical drama and art house.

The programme focuses on global migration and a discourse over the education system. The event will kick-start with the western movie directed by Valeska Grisebach and will include few of the highlights of the festival like 'The Blood of Yesterday' by Chris Kraus, Club Europe and welcome to Germany

Date: November 4

Tickets: S$8.50

Dia De Muertos Singapore

Dia De Muertos Singapore
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Dia De Muertos is the day of connection, remembrance, and love for people who had died. This annual tradition honours the spirits of the dead ancestors who return to the world of the living. It is a popular Mexican festival where visitors can have a taste of the festival's vibrant cultural programmes.

Venue: 99 beach road

Date: November 4

Pop up night at Sentosa

Neon Doodle Wall
Facebook

Brighten up your nights at Sentosa at the Siloso beach, followed by Imbiah Lookout area. The night at Sentosa gets lit up with massive neon light installations scattered across Siloso beach, where pop up exhibition lets you wonder at dazzling art displays.

Visitors can gather at the night for outdoor film screening which showcases movies like X- men Apocalypse, Night of the Museum: the secret of the tomb and Avatar. They can also play with face painting booths and explore their creativity at neon doodle wall.

Venue: Siloso beach

Date November 5

MI Cappella

MI Cappela
Facebook

The six-member vocal band who rose to fame after their debut in the Chinese edition of American television Singing competition 'The Sing Off' will present their biggest solo concert on home ground so that visitors can gear up for some covers of English hits and the group's original tunes.

Venue: Capitol Theatre

Date: November 4

Tickets: $48-$78

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