Five things to do this weekend (Mar 19-21)

It’s a weekend of good food and great entertainment!

Gabriel Choo

Published: 19 March 2021, 7:36 PM

The March holidays might be coming to an end soon, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. As you savour the last bits of your holidays, take some to unwind before the hustle and bustle of school resumes.

Here are five things to do this weekend (Mar 19-21):

1. Attend a K-pop concert

Popular K-pop concert, KCON:TACT 3, is returning virtually for its third run this weekend.


You can also look forward to various interactive segments with your favourite artists and influencers at KCON:TACT. PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/@KCONUSA


Catch performances by your favourite idol groups and soloist including The Boyz, MAMAMOO, Jessi, WOODZ (Cho Seung Youn) and many more!


The event will be livestreamed globally via KCON Official and Mnet K-POP on YouTube. Do note that you would need a paid membership to access the festival content.


More details can be found here.

2. Take pictures with some cats

Calling all cat lovers, there is a new cat exhibition in town!


The proverbs are showcased to highlight the use of cats in imparting lessons and conveying aspects of human behaviour in Malay literature. PHOTO CREDIT: MALAY HERITAGE CENTRE


Titled Paw-verbs on the Lawn, the exhibition is a collaboration between Japanese artist Juno (@mofu_sand) and the Malay Heritage Centre (MHC).

30 of Juno’s cat illustrations as well as 10 common Malay proverbs that uses cats as a metaphor will be featured as standees on MHC’s lawn.

The exhibition is open to the public until May 30. Admission is free and more details can be found here.

3. Try a salted sakura cherry blossom bun

As part of its spring collection, local bakery BreadTalk has launched nine new bakes – all in shades of pastel pink.


Enjoy the beauty of sakura with these adorable pastel pink buns. PHOTO CREDIT: BREADTALK


The collection features several highlights including Rolling in Pink ($8.80) – a swiss roll with strawberry jam – as well as the Melon Blush ($1.90). You should also try the Sakura Anpan ($2), a bun combining red bean paste and salted Sakura cherry blossoms.


The spring collection will be available at all BreadTalk outlets and online until Apr 18.

4. Have a fun day out at Sentosa

Sentosa has launched a Kids Play Free programme where children below the age of 12 can try out island attractions for free with every paying adult.


Plan a fun day out under the sun at Sentosa this weekend! PHOTO CREDIT: SENTOSA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION


For example, a child will be eligible for a free ride for every adult on the Gogreen Segway® Eco Adventure 500m ride ($21).


Other participating attractions include HeadRock VR, iFly Singapore, Madame Tussauds Singapore, Singapore Cable Car, SkyPark by AJ Hackett Sentosa and Royal Albatross.


The promotion will be available until Mar 31. More details on available packages can be found here.

5. ‘Travel’ to Greece

While you can’t travel to Greece just yet, you can still get a taste of it at a new Santorini-inspired eatery.

Located at HomeTeamNS in Bukit Batok, Éla is a Greek restaurant that boasts a stunning Greek menu complete with its blends of peppers, citruses, oils and cheese.


Experience Greek food right in the west side of Singapore. PHOTO CREDIT: ÉLA


You should also try their Seabreeze Platter (two pax: $74.90, four pax: $99.90) and the Farmhouse Platter (two pax: $54.90, four pax: $74.90).

Éla is located at 2 Bukit Batok West Avenue 7, #01-07, Singapore 659003, and opens from 12pm to 10pm daily.

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