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Time to mellow down and relax with your loved ones as 2020 winds to a close. The school holidays are in full swing and Christmas is just around the corner. It’s the perfect period for the family to get together. Join in the festivities as you ring in the new year together.
Everyone’s favourite robot cat has touched down in Singapore, at our National Museum! Go on a whimsical adventure with Doraemon to discover popular olden-day household and personal gadgets with futuristic designs and features.
The exhibition runs till 27 Dec 2020 from 10am to 7pm. Admission is free. For more information, visit the National Museum website.
Image source: National Museum of Singapore
Looking for a staycay with a difference? How about a sleepover at Jewel Changi, home to the world’s largest indoor waterfall! Check out their one-of-a-kind 2D1N Family Camp experience that comes bundled with attractions entry, behind-the-scenes encounters and festive craft workshop.
Limited slots available from 22 Nov to 20 Dec 2020 and suitable for families with children at least 6 years old. For other Christmas holiday programmes at the airport, visit their website for more information.
Image source: Changi Airport
Step into the richly-imaginative world of Jules Verne, the master of science fiction, in this immersive workshop put together by local theatre company AndSoForth. Designed specially for kids 3 to 10, journey to the far corners of the earth – from an old London theatre, a ship travelling from Egypt to Bombay to the jungles of Kolkata.
Each 75-mins workshop can take up to a maximum of 10 persons per session and run till 26 December. Visit AndSoForth’s website for more information.
Image source: AndSoForth
Gardens by the Bay brings the magic of Christmas into your home this year, with a virtual world complete with snowy landscapes, online Christmas market and Santa’s workshop. Subscribers to their specially-curated programmes can enjoy exclusive experiences such as a web chat with Santa, festive performances, as well as chances to win over S$50,000 in cash and prizes.
Those who miss their stunning luminarie light installations can pre-book a 30-minute session online and make their way down to the Walk of Lights available between 4 to 27 December.
Image source: Gardens by the Bay
Ring in the new year with countdown celebrations, not just at Marina Bay but all over the island! In keeping with safe distancing measures, fireworks will be set off from different heartland locations so Singaporeans can enjoy these dazzling pyrotechnic displays closer to home.
Visitors to the Marina Bay area between 25 to 31 December 2020 will be treated to a visual show of light projections on the facades of Fullerton Hotel, ArtScience Museum and the Merlion, as well as a countdown clock made up of 60 light beams at The Promontory.
Check the details of the fireworks display nearest to your home here.
Image source: Marina Bay Countdown
Are the stricter measures in this phase of heightened alert putting a damper on your plans this August? There is no need to fret over the restrictions thanks to a multitude of safe outdoor activities and fun online entertainment that will keep you engaged as a family!
In this month’s edition of Explore the Heartlands, we head to Queenstown— Singapore’s first satellite estate—to discover its heritage sights, lush greenery and famous hawker food!
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