whats on in Singapore

I was recently invited along to Cavalia (pronounced Cav-ar-lia) for its social media night. Cavalia originates from Canada and was created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. It is billed as an epic adventure, a fantastic demonstration of horsemanship that transports the audience into virtual environments.
 
There are 50 horses and 46 performers in the production, which takes place under a vast white canvas tent that looks like it’s come from a fairytale. [click to continue…]

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The Hindu festival, ThaiPusam, took place in Singapore this weekend. One of the world’s most gruesome festivals, it is held every January and celebrated mostly by the Tamil community. One of the largest celebrations around the world is in Singapore. I even found footage on Youtube of ThaiPusam taken in 1959, possibly in Singapore.

We have been to watch the procession every year we have been here. [click to continue…]

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Everything fun and fabulous in Singapore for kids

November 11, 2011

I’ve started writing for Thehoneycombers.com – a handpicked selection of everything fun and fabulous in Singapore. It’s a site worth looking at whether you’re an expat or local and covers everything from shopping and eating to travel and kids. You can subscribe too, to make sure you don’t miss out on the latest things going […]

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Mooncakes and the Mid-Autumn Festival 2011

September 9, 2011

(All photographs © 21stcenturymummy. Please do not use without permission) Singapore is the city of a thousand festivals, at least it feels like that anyway. Every week there seems to be a different festival being celebrated. We have just had the Hungry Ghost Festival, when the Chinese believe the gates of hell are opened to let out […]

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