1. Read! Fest Opening Weekend

Can reading help us pursue happiness? Come find out at Read! Fest. As part of the Opening Weekend (22 – 24 June), slow down, linger, and ponder at the National Library, where you can meander through various installations and programmes where artists, performers, and writers show us new ways to appreciate the art of reading. Don’t forget to grab your cuppa brew in exchange for borrowing recommended eBooks using the NLB mobile app!

Join us at our Read! Fest Opening Weekend at The Plaza of the National Library Building on 22 – 24 June, and enjoy various installations and programmes to appreciate the art of reading. Books & Brew – Borrow our recommended eBooks using your NLB Mobile app in exchange for a cuppa! Our baristas from The Coffee Cart will be on-site to prepare a brew fit for your reading choice! T&C apply. Bibliotherapy – Let us answer your questions about work, life, love and anything in between – with books! Blackout Poetry – Select a page from our digital blackout poetry booth and start eliminating words that you don’t need. You might just unveil some hidden messages from this spontaneous activity. Win prizes in our Instagram contest too! Visit nationalreadingmovement.sg/read-fest/ for more information on NLB’s annual reading festival. #readfestsg #readingnationsg #readsg #whatareyoureadingsg #nrmsg #sgreads #nationalreadingmovement #NRM #book #books #story #booklover #bookworm #bookstagram #readstagram #library #read #reading #bookaholic #readersofIG #bookish #booknerds #bibliophile #bookaddict #readfest #rf

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      2. Pameran Poskad 2018

Indulge in the artworks created by people from all walks of life at Pameran Poskad – a group exhibition of postcard-sized artworks that is open to anyone and everyone! Artworks can be in any forms, such as drawings, ceramics and even soft toys, as long as they fit into the plastic sleeves provided. This year, participants come from 26 countries, including internationally renowned artists like Genevieve Chua, Grace Tan, Tumad Patri (Singapore), Teppei Kaneuji (Japan), Heri Dono (Indonesia), Isabel Alfredo Aquilizan (Philippines).

Be sure to bring your kids along for kid-friendly creative activities as well, such as Prussian blue cyanotype making workshops!

      3. Fight Night

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will meet Leon Edwards in the main event of Fight Night Singapore on June 23. Aside from the explosive action in Asia’s first live Ultimate Fighting Championships, look forward to other fringe activities, such as open work-out sessions where you get to watch your favourite UFC heroes go through their training paces, and fan village experiences which include autograph sessions with UFC stars, interactive games, and more.


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      4. Sake Festival

This weekend, we have one of the biggest sake showcase in Southeast Asia! Enjoy over 450 labels of Japanese alcoholic drinks by 42 sake breweries from Japan. Limited edition sakes are also available, as well as a whole array of unique Japan artisanal table wares and sake cups. Brewery experts, Toji masters and sake professionals are also showcasing their best produce this year! Don’t miss out!

happy tasting times at the sake festival, while it lasted. #oriharashoten

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5. Ink & Cut 2018

Ink & Cut returns for the second year! Visit barbershop and tattoo studio pop-ups featuring artists from Traditions Tattoo Collective and The Golden Rule Barber Co. Spend a minimum of $50 in the same day at any shops in The Cathay to enjoy either a free mystery tattoo or hair tattoo. To get your mystery tattoo, pick from a list of words off an inspiration wall, and be wowed by the creativity in this unique industry!


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