Check out these unusual and fun child friendly events for May

From ocean inspired exhibitions, arts performances and an underwater labyrinth made completely of sweets, this little city has got a big kiddy vibe in May.

child friendly events for may
Singapore has gone wild with unusual child friendly events for May

This May, Singapore is one child friendly city! I mean it’s pretty kid-centric already but with the variety of events and activities taking place across the the island during May, it’s gone wild!
Just when you thought Singapore couldn’t get any more child friendly… We’ve put together this list of the best unusual and fun events to and see in May – enjoy!

When: 14th May – 28th Aug 2016
Where: Singapore Art Muesum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555, Tel: 6589 9580
What: Singapore Art Museum presents the sixth-edition of much-loved children’s contemporary art exhibition at 8Q. Travel through immersive and interactive artworks from Singapore and beyond.
Price: Adult $10, children under six go free
What can you expect to see?
child friendly events for may
ADA by Karina Smigla-Bobinski

A free-floating giant sphere with charcoal studs affixed. It requires visitors to move around the darkened gallery, leaving indelible marks along the white walls, ceiling and floors.
Dimana Mogus?
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Dimana Mogus? by Mulyana

An underwater landscape crocheted from yarn, these colourful corals and sea creatures encourage play, imagination and exploration.
Plus, look out for the underwater labyrinth made completely of chocolate and sweets, art works from Thai artist Krit Ngamson’s and Singaporean illustrator and installation artist Tan Zi Ni’s Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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When: 27th – 29th May 2016
Where: Alliance française Theatre, 1 Sarkies Road, Singapore 258130, Tel: 6737 8422
What: The French Animation Film Festival is back. This time with 5 exciting child-friendly animated films – we can’t wait to catch The Little Prince!
Price: Opening night: $16 (AF members) and $19 (non-members) Other movies: $11 (AF members) and $13 (non-member)
What can you expect to see?
Tout En Haut De Monde (Long Way North)

At the end of the 19th Century, Sasha, an adventurous teenager from the Russian aristocracy, is fascinated by the tales of her grandfather, who disappeared at sea a couple of years earlier. Living her fantasies, she decides to find him and reaches the North Pole, where she discovers her grandfather’s vessel.
27 May, 7pm (Opening night)
In French with English subtitles, 81 mins
(This will be screened as part of Opening Night. Tickets are $16 for Alliance française members, $19 for non-members)

Phantom Boy

Leo, an 11 year-old boy, is critically ill but has developed the extraordinary power to duplicate and become invisible. With the help of Alex, a policeman, they will fight against a devilish gangster, “the man with a broken face”, who tries to take control over New York City. Unfortunately, they only have 24 hours to save the city.
29 May, 4pm
In French with English subtitles, 84 mins
Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to make sure she’s prepared for it. Her neighbour, The Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of The Little Prince.
29 May, 4pm
In English, 110 mins
Also playing is Les Moomins Sur La Rivera (Moomins on the Riveria) and La Montagne Magique (The Magic Mountain).
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child friendly events for may
The Baudoin Bros

When: 18th May
Where: Public spaces in Singapore and Voilah! festival special events
What: The Baudoin Bros, a French double act consisting of Roman Baudoin playing the hurdy-gurdy (vielle à roue) and Matėu Baudoin on violin, tum-tum (percussion), fifre (flute) and vocals, use traditional music instruments and vocal techniques from Gascony’s tradition and language. Expect to be entertained with their energy driven performances and dancing in public spaces across Singapore and taking part in the Voilah! festival special events.
Price: Free
And here is a snap shot of what you can expect to see…(it really kicks in after 1 minute!)
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When: 24th May – 5th June 2016
Where: Various locations
What: Giving young audiences a unique and memorable experience through the delights of arts and culture, the festival embraces the beauty of live theatre, visual and literary arts. The kids will also get exposed to the beauty of different cultures through theatre with shows presented by performers from Argentina, Canada, Sweden, Italy, UK and Singapore.
Price: Ticket price & purchase
What can you expect to see?
Snow White
Snow White
Snow White

“Mirror, Mirror, on the wall. Who’s the fairest of them all?”
Get swept away into the drama of Snow White, a wicked stepmother, talking mirror and dwarves with the team from Canada. The story is retold in a comical and goofy way, while actors surprise the audience by inviting them up on stage to continue the story in a crazy, unpredictable way.
child friendly events for may

A delicious, tactile and elegant performance by two Swedish performers, Marmalade incorporates poetic movement, soft circus, stunning visuals and interaction with the audience – feel, taste and think about what marmalade can be.
You can also catch performances of The Steadfast Tin Soldier and Awake LOVE Orchestra.
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