Five things to do this weekend (May 5-7)

Catch Korean rapper Sik-K’s live performance or indulge in choral music at Voices of Singapore's concert.

Dini Qistina Binte Ali

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Published: 5 May 2023, 2:56 PM

What better way is there to celebrate the end of the week than with cute animals and good music!

Here are five things to do this weekend (May 6-7):

1. Bring your furry friends to a pet’s day out

The Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) will run a Pet’s Day Out event on May 6 at East Coast Park, featuring free pet health checks for dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, and guinea pigs.

Hey Good Cat will also offer free nail clipping and ear cleaning services for cats from 10am to 1.30pm.

The event marketplace will sell products such as pet food, accessories, and services for furry friends. PHOTO CREDIT: ANIMAL & VETERINARY SERVICE


There will also be an adoption drive that features animals from BFF Rescue Cats, Cat Welfare Society, Mettacats & Dogs Sanctuary, and SPCA Singapore.

The event will be held at Parkland Green from 10am to 6pm. Those interested can RSVP at the Pets’ Day Out event page for more details and updates.

2. Shop to your heart’s content at Doujin Market

Arts and illustration fair Doujin Market is making a comeback after a three-year hiatus on May 6 and 7.

This year’s market is said to be its biggest edition yet, with 408 art, artisanal craft, and illustration booths featuring creators and designers from over 11 countries.


Previous editions of the event before the COVID-19 pandemic drew crowds of almost 20,000 visitors over the weekend. PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/DOUJIN MARKET


This event also features guest VTubers (virtual YouTubers who use an animated avatar) including lead writer and founder of Merryweather Media studio, Merry, who is known for his works in multiple webtoons and many notable VTubers’ lores. 

The event will run at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from 12pm to 8pm on May 6, and 11am to 7pm on May 7. 

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite, with the single-day pass priced at $10 and a two-day weekend pass at $18.

3. Watch Sik-k perform at Drip Singapore

South Korean rapper Sik-K will perform at Drip Singapore on May 6 from 10pm onwards.

His performance is part of the club’s Drip82 series, dedicated to Korean hip-hop.


Sik-K’s 30-minute live rap set will be supported by other performing acts such as DJ JINAH, DJ SMMT, KONG, and SHIN. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/YOUNGHOTYELLOW94


Appearing on televised rap competition Show Me The Money 4, Sik-K is also known for collaborating with artists like Jay Park, Crush, HAON, and MAMAMOO’s Whee In. 

Tickets at the door will be priced at $128 and presale tickets for the event are available at $108 via Eventbrite until May 6.

4. Immerse yourself in choral music at Voices of Singapore's concert

Held on May 6, the Concert for the People – Generations celebrates Singapore’s diversity through a range of musical genres.

Organised by not-for-profit arts organisation Voices of Singapore (VOS), the concert features over 400 singers from diverse backgrounds and generations.


The event will hold more than twice as many performers compared to its 2022 edition. PHOTO CREDIT: VOICES OF SINGAPORE


This year’s performance features VOS’s largest non-auditioned adult choir from the VOS Community Chorus, its youngest singers from the Junior Children’s Choirs, and its most senior singers in Silver Voices.

The event will be held at Capitol Theatre, Stamford Road, from 12pm to 1.30pm. Tickets for the performance are available from $23.

5. Discover further education options at the Overseas University Fair

Students who are interested in pursuing an overseas university education can attend the Overseas University Fair on May 6 at Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.

This event is especially catered to Polytechnic, N-Level, O-Level, A-Level, and IB students.

Attendees will get to speak to university partners, apply to their institution of choice, and potentially receive application fee waivers.


Business, Sciences, and Renewable Energy are among the popular courses available. PHOTO CREDIT: AUG STUDENT SERVICES


Universities featured at the fair include Murdoch University, UNSW Sydney, James Cook University, and many more.

The fair will run from 11am to 5pm. Participants may select to attend either the 11am to 2pm timeslot or 2pm to 5pm timeslot when signing up. Last entry to the event is at 4.30pm.

Free tickets to the Overseas University Education Fair are available on Eventbrite.

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