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Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us, as Moonfest brings you a host of delightful free programmes every day. Enjoy witty Chinese crosstalk dialogues, Chinese ensemble music, evergreen hits, Chinese chess, lantern riddles as well as our annual Lantern Walkabout on Sat, 14 Sep 2013!

Moonfest Opening
Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre (China)

Join us for a visual treat with performers from Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre as they showcase their martial arts prowess.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7pm

WATCH VIDEO

Traditional Extravaganza
Eunos Community Club Chinese Dance Group, Li Fu Qiang & Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

Be delighted in an evening of Chinese arts performances such as Chinese dance, face-changing act and Chinese percussion music this Mid-Autumn festival!

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.45pm

Songs from the Gramophone
ETC Music & Entertainment

Relax by the bay with all time favourites from the gramophone brought to you by artists from ETC Music & Entertainment. Enjoy songs like Song of Four Seasons, The Evening Primrose and more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45pm

An Evening of Teochew Opera
Nam Hwa Opera

Be enchanted by the beauty of Chinese Opera as the group brings you three popular Teochew opera excerpts Reunion in the Imperial City, Meeting by the Well and Justice Bao’s Unexpected Encounter.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45 pm

Lantern Walkabout

This Mid-Autumn, come join us with your family and friends, and take a walk under the moonlit sky along Esplanade Waterfront with your favourite lantern.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.45pm
(Gather at the forecourt, 7.30pm)

Roving Stilt Walkers
Choy's Brothers Opera Troupe

Spot these energetic stilt-walkers in vibrant Chinese Opera costumes as you take an evening stroll along the waterfront.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm & 9.15pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.15pm, 7.45pm & 9pm

Fun with Chinese Riddles
Riddle Association (Singapore)

Try cracking Chinese lantern riddles and learn more about Chinese culture and language.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 8.30pm

Chinese Chess at Mid-Autumn
Singapore Xiangqi General Association

Try your hands at solving different Chinese chess scenarios set up on the chess boards at the waterfront canopy. Strategise your way to victory!

Date / Time
14 &15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.30pm

Crosstalk Joy
Johnny Ng and friends

Enjoy witty and inventive crosstalk performances by veteran as well as young and emerging cross-talk actors.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Instruments Can Talk!
Sa & Rei Poh

Sa (仨), which means ‘three of us’ in the Northern Chinese dialect, depicts the coming together of three different personalities united by their zest for music and life. The trio's music expands on their traditional Chinese roots by creatively infusing modern elements through a tasteful use of electronics.

Bring your children along for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, with music trio Sa and theatre actor Rei Poh leading you into a world of wonders and dreams through musical conversations.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Enchanting Moonlit Melodies
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) is a group of talented young musicians aged between 11 to 26 years old. Managed by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the SYCO holds regular concerts throughout the year to hone their performance experiences.

Join our young talents in an evening of mid-autumn favourites such as The Moon Represents My Heart, Rousing Clouds Chasing the Moon, The Flowing Stream and many more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Let’s Print with Woodblocks!
Lim Bee Ling

Experience one of the earliest printmaking processes - woodblock printing. Create your own masterpiece and bring it home with you!

(Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 and above.)

Date / Time
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

The Joyous Gathering
New Horizon Music Society

Immerse yourself in the beautiful voices of the all-female ensemble New Horizon Music Society as they serenade you with their choral performances of popular Chinese folk classics. Led by conductor Li Lie Gang, enjoy an afternoon of familiar tunes such as I Live Upstream of Yangtze River, Flower Sisters,The Joyous Gathering and more

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Moonlight Sentiments
Koh Khee Meng

Koh Khee Meng is a widely acclaimed Singaporean tenor who is known for his bright, yet gentle and beautiful voice. Accompanied by Li Bin on the piano, he will be performing a series of popular Chinese folk songs such as The Glimpses of the Moon, Moon on the Fifteenth and many more.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Talk: Understanding Wu Opera and its Development
Director Xu Qin Na

Find out more about the unique features of Chinese Opera, particularly Wu Opera and understand how this traditional art form is still relevant and captivating to many audiences today. This talk will be conducted by Xu Qin Na, director of the Wu Opera classic The Legend of the White Snake, from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.30pm

The Chang Er Rescue
“Play”ground

Help! The Moon Palace with Chang Er in it has fallen into the river! A little monkey tries to rescue the damsel in distress, but every attempt seems to make matters worse. Join us with your young ones, in this interactive storytelling session with “Play”ground artists, for a fun-filled afternoon.

(Conducted in Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 to 8 years old. Limited seats available. Audiences may be seated on the floor.)

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 1pm & 2.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy
Gu Jian Ping

Come and find out more about the art of Chinese Calligraphy in this engaging and interesting talk, where the speaker will share about the unique aesthetic features of Chinese Calligraphy, and also some tips on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Calligraphy.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 5.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Ink Painting
Tan Khim Ser

Find out more about the art of traditional Chinese Ink Painting, where the speaker will share about its unique aesthetic, as well as conduct a simple demonstration of some painting techniques. He will also share pointers on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Painting.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 5.30pm


 

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us, as Moonfest brings you a host of delightful free programmes every day. Enjoy witty Chinese crosstalk dialogues, Chinese ensemble music, evergreen hits, Chinese chess, lantern riddles as well as our annual Lantern Walkabout on Sat, 14 Sep 2013!

Moonfest Opening
Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre (China)

Join us for a visual treat with performers from Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre as they showcase their martial arts prowess.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7pm
WATCH VIDEO

Traditional Extravaganza
Eunos Community Club Chinese Dance Group, Li Fu Qiang & Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

Be delighted in an evening of Chinese arts performances such as Chinese dance, face-changing act and Chinese percussion music this Mid-Autumn festival!

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.45pm

Songs from the Gramophone
ETC Music & Entertainment

Relax by the bay with all time favourites from the gramophone brought to you by artists from ETC Music & Entertainment. Enjoy songs like Song of Four Seasons, The Evening Primrose and more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45pm

An Evening of Teochew Opera
Nam Hwa Opera

Be enchanted by the beauty of Chinese Opera as the group brings you three popular Teochew opera excerpts Reunion in the Imperial City, Meeting by the Well and Justice Bao's Unexpected Encounter.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45 pm

Lantern Walkabout

This Mid-Autumn, come join us with your family and friends, and take a walk under the moonlit sky along Esplanade Waterfront with your favourite lantern.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.45pm
(Gather at the forecourt, 7.30pm)

Roving Stilt Walkers
Choy's Brothers Opera Troupe

Spot these energetic stilt-walkers in vibrant Chinese Opera costumes as you take an evening stroll along the waterfront.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm & 9.15pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.15pm, 7.45pm & 9pm

Fun with Chinese Riddles
Riddle Association (Singapore)

Try cracking Chinese lantern riddles and learn more about Chinese culture and language.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 8.30pm

Chinese Chess at Mid-Autumn
Singapore Xiangqi General Association

Try your hands at solving different Chinese chess scenarios set up on the chess boards at the waterfront canopy. Strategise your way to victory!

Date / Time
14 &15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.30pm

Crosstalk Joy
Johnny Ng and friends

Enjoy witty and inventive crosstalk performances by veteran as well as young and emerging cross-talk actors.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Instruments Can Talk!
Sa & Rei Poh

Sa (仨), which means 'three of us' in the Northern Chinese dialect, depicts the coming together of three different personalities united by their zest for music and life. The trio's music expands on their traditional Chinese roots by creatively infusing modern elements through a tasteful use of electronics.

Bring your children along for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, with music trio Sa and theatre actor Rei Poh leading you into a world of wonders and dreams through musical conversations.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Enchanting Moonlit Melodies
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) is a group of talented young musicians aged between 11 to 26 years old. Managed by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the SYCO holds regular concerts throughout the year to hone their performance experiences.

Join our young talents in an evening of mid-autumn favourites such as The Moon Represents My Heart, Rousing Clouds Chasing the Moon, The Flowing Stream and many more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Let's Print with Woodblocks!
Lim Bee Ling

Experience one of the earliest printmaking processes - woodblock printing. Create your own masterpiece and bring it home with you!

(Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 and above.)

Date / Time
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

The Joyous Gathering
New Horizon Music Society

Immerse yourself in the beautiful voices of the all-female ensemble New Horizon Music Society as they serenade you with their choral performances of popular Chinese folk classics. Led by conductor Li Lie Gang, enjoy an afternoon of familiar tunes such as I Live Upstream of Yangtze River, Flower Sisters,The Joyous Gathering and more

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Moonlight Sentiments
Koh Khee Meng

Koh Khee Meng is a widely acclaimed Singaporean tenor who is known for his bright, yet gentle and beautiful voice. Accompanied by Li Bin on the piano, he will be performing a series of popular Chinese folk songs such as The Glimpses of the Moon, Moon on the Fifteenth and many more.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Talk: Understanding Wu Opera and its Development
Director Xu Qin Na

Find out more about the unique features of Chinese Opera, particularly Wu Opera and understand how this traditional art form is still relevant and captivating to many audiences today. This talk will be conducted by Xu Qin Na, director of the Wu Opera classic The Legend of the White Snake, from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.30pm

The Chang Er Rescue
"Play"ground

Help! The Moon Palace with Chang Er in it has fallen into the river! A little monkey tries to rescue the damsel in distress, but every attempt seems to make matters worse. Join us with your young ones, in this interactive storytelling session with "Play"ground artists, for a fun-filled afternoon.

(Conducted in Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 to 8 years old. Limited seats available. Audiences may be seated on the floor.)

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 1pm & 2.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy
Gu Jian Ping

Come and find out more about the art of Chinese Calligraphy in this engaging and interesting talk, where the speaker will share about the unique aesthetic features of Chinese Calligraphy, and also some tips on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Calligraphy.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 5.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Ink Painting
Tan Khim Ser

Find out more about the art of traditional Chinese Ink Painting, where the speaker will share about its unique aesthetic, as well as conduct a simple demonstration of some painting techniques. He will also share pointers on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Painting.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 5.30pm


 

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us, as Moonfest brings you a host of delightful free programmes every day. Enjoy witty Chinese crosstalk dialogues, Chinese ensemble music, evergreen hits, Chinese chess, lantern riddles as well as our annual Lantern Walkabout on Sat, 14 Sep 2013!

Moonfest Opening
Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre (China)

Join us for a visual treat with performers from Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre as they showcase their martial arts prowess.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7pm

WATCH VIDEO

Traditional Extravaganza
Eunos Community Club Chinese Dance Group, Li Fu Qiang & Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

Be delighted in an evening of Chinese arts performances such as Chinese dance, face-changing act and Chinese percussion music this Mid-Autumn festival!

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.45pm

Songs from the Gramophone
ETC Music & Entertainment

Relax by the bay with all time favourites from the gramophone brought to you by artists from ETC Music & Entertainment. Enjoy songs like Song of Four Seasons, The Evening Primrose and more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45pm

An Evening of Teochew Opera
Nam Hwa Opera

Be enchanted by the beauty of Chinese Opera as the group brings you three popular Teochew opera excerpts Reunion in the Imperial City, Meeting by the Well and Justice Bao's Unexpected Encounter.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45 pm

Lantern Walkabout

This Mid-Autumn, come join us with your family and friends, and take a walk under the moonlit sky along Esplanade Waterfront with your favourite lantern.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.45pm
(Gather at the forecourt, 7.30pm)

Roving Stilt Walkers
Choy's Brothers Opera Troupe

Spot these energetic stilt-walkers in vibrant Chinese Opera costumes as you take an evening stroll along the waterfront.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm & 9.15pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.15pm, 7.45pm & 9pm

Fun with Chinese Riddles
Riddle Association (Singapore)

Try cracking Chinese lantern riddles and learn more about Chinese culture and language.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 8.30pm

Chinese Chess at Mid-Autumn
Singapore Xiangqi General Association

Try your hands at solving different Chinese chess scenarios set up on the chess boards at the waterfront canopy. Strategise your way to victory!

Date / Time
14 &15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.30pm

Crosstalk Joy
Johnny Ng and friends

Enjoy witty and inventive crosstalk performances by veteran as well as young and emerging cross-talk actors.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Instruments Can Talk!
Sa & Rei Poh

Sa (仨), which means 'three of us' in the Northern Chinese dialect, depicts the coming together of three different personalities united by their zest for music and life. The trio's music expands on their traditional Chinese roots by creatively infusing modern elements through a tasteful use of electronics.

Bring your children along for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, with music trio Sa and theatre actor Rei Poh leading you into a world of wonders and dreams through musical conversations.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Enchanting Moonlit Melodies
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) is a group of talented young musicians aged between 11 to 26 years old. Managed by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the SYCO holds regular concerts throughout the year to hone their performance experiences.

Join our young talents in an evening of mid-autumn favourites such as The Moon Represents My Heart, Rousing Clouds Chasing the Moon, The Flowing Stream and many more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Let's Print with Woodblocks!
Lim Bee Ling

Experience one of the earliest printmaking processes - woodblock printing. Create your own masterpiece and bring it home with you!

(Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 and above.)

Date / Time
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

The Joyous Gathering
New Horizon Music Society

Immerse yourself in the beautiful voices of the all-female ensemble New Horizon Music Society as they serenade you with their choral performances of popular Chinese folk classics. Led by conductor Li Lie Gang, enjoy an afternoon of familiar tunes such as I Live Upstream of Yangtze River, Flower Sisters,The Joyous Gathering and more

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Moonlight Sentiments
Koh Khee Meng

Koh Khee Meng is a widely acclaimed Singaporean tenor who is known for his bright, yet gentle and beautiful voice. Accompanied by Li Bin on the piano, he will be performing a series of popular Chinese folk songs such as The Glimpses of the Moon, Moon on the Fifteenth and many more.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Talk: Understanding Wu Opera and its Development
Director Xu Qin Na

Find out more about the unique features of Chinese Opera, particularly Wu Opera and understand how this traditional art form is still relevant and captivating to many audiences today. This talk will be conducted by Xu Qin Na, director of the Wu Opera classic The Legend of the White Snake, from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.30pm

The Chang Er Rescue
"Play"ground

Help! The Moon Palace with Chang Er in it has fallen into the river! A little monkey tries to rescue the damsel in distress, but every attempt seems to make matters worse. Join us with your young ones, in this interactive storytelling session with "Play"ground artists, for a fun-filled afternoon.

(Conducted in Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 to 8 years old. Limited seats available. Audiences may be seated on the floor.)

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 1pm & 2.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy
Gu Jian Ping

Come and find out more about the art of Chinese Calligraphy in this engaging and interesting talk, where the speaker will share about the unique aesthetic features of Chinese Calligraphy, and also some tips on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Calligraphy.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 5.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Ink Painting
Tan Khim Ser

Find out more about the art of traditional Chinese Ink Painting, where the speaker will share about its unique aesthetic, as well as conduct a simple demonstration of some painting techniques. He will also share pointers on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Painting.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 5.30pm



 

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us, as Moonfest brings you a host of delightful free programmes every day. Enjoy witty Chinese crosstalk dialogues, Chinese ensemble music, evergreen hits, Chinese chess, lantern riddles as well as our annual Lantern Walkabout on Sat, 14 Sep 2013!

Moonfest Opening
Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre (China)

Join us for a visual treat with performers from Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre as they showcase their martial arts prowess.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7pm

WATCH VIDEO

Traditional Extravaganza
Eunos Community Club Chinese Dance Group, Li Fu Qiang & Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

Be delighted in an evening of Chinese arts performances such as Chinese dance, face-changing act and Chinese percussion music this Mid-Autumn festival!

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.45pm

Songs from the Gramophone
ETC Music & Entertainment

Relax by the bay with all time favourites from the gramophone brought to you by artists from ETC Music & Entertainment. Enjoy songs like Song of Four Seasons, The Evening Primrose and more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45pm

An Evening of Teochew Opera
Nam Hwa Opera

Be enchanted by the beauty of Chinese Opera as the group brings you three popular Teochew opera excerpts Reunion in the Imperial City, Meeting by the Well and Justice Bao's Unexpected Encounter.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45 pm

Lantern Walkabout

This Mid-Autumn, come join us with your family and friends, and take a walk under the moonlit sky along Esplanade Waterfront with your favourite lantern.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.45pm
(Gather at the forecourt, 7.30pm)

Roving Stilt Walkers
Choy's Brothers Opera Troupe

Spot these energetic stilt-walkers in vibrant Chinese Opera costumes as you take an evening stroll along the waterfront.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm & 9.15pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.15pm, 7.45pm & 9pm

Fun with Chinese Riddles
Riddle Association (Singapore)

Try cracking Chinese lantern riddles and learn more about Chinese culture and language.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 8.30pm

Chinese Chess at Mid-Autumn
Singapore Xiangqi General Association

Try your hands at solving different Chinese chess scenarios set up on the chess boards at the waterfront canopy. Strategise your way to victory!

Date / Time
14 &15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.30pm

Crosstalk Joy
Johnny Ng and friends

Enjoy witty and inventive crosstalk performances by veteran as well as young and emerging cross-talk actors.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Instruments Can Talk!
Sa & Rei Poh

Sa (仨), which means 'three of us' in the Northern Chinese dialect, depicts the coming together of three different personalities united by their zest for music and life. The trio's music expands on their traditional Chinese roots by creatively infusing modern elements through a tasteful use of electronics.

Bring your children along for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, with music trio Sa and theatre actor Rei Poh leading you into a world of wonders and dreams through musical conversations.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Enchanting Moonlit Melodies
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) is a group of talented young musicians aged between 11 to 26 years old. Managed by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the SYCO holds regular concerts throughout the year to hone their performance experiences.

Join our young talents in an evening of mid-autumn favourites such as The Moon Represents My Heart, Rousing Clouds Chasing the Moon, The Flowing Stream and many more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Let's Print with Woodblocks!
Lim Bee Ling

Experience one of the earliest printmaking processes - woodblock printing. Create your own masterpiece and bring it home with you!

(Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 and above.)

Date / Time
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

The Joyous Gathering
New Horizon Music Society

Immerse yourself in the beautiful voices of the all-female ensemble New Horizon Music Society as they serenade you with their choral performances of popular Chinese folk classics. Led by conductor Li Lie Gang, enjoy an afternoon of familiar tunes such as I Live Upstream of Yangtze River, Flower Sisters,The Joyous Gathering and more

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Moonlight Sentiments
Koh Khee Meng

Koh Khee Meng is a widely acclaimed Singaporean tenor who is known for his bright, yet gentle and beautiful voice. Accompanied by Li Bin on the piano, he will be performing a series of popular Chinese folk songs such as The Glimpses of the Moon, Moon on the Fifteenth and many more.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Talk: Understanding Wu Opera and its Development
Director Xu Qin Na

Find out more about the unique features of Chinese Opera, particularly Wu Opera and understand how this traditional art form is still relevant and captivating to many audiences today. This talk will be conducted by Xu Qin Na, director of the Wu Opera classic The Legend of the White Snake, from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.30pm

The Chang Er Rescue
"Play"ground

Help! The Moon Palace with Chang Er in it has fallen into the river! A little monkey tries to rescue the damsel in distress, but every attempt seems to make matters worse. Join us with your young ones, in this interactive storytelling session with "Play"ground artists, for a fun-filled afternoon.

(Conducted in Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 to 8 years old. Limited seats available. Audiences may be seated on the floor.)

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 1pm & 2.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy
Gu Jian Ping

Come and find out more about the art of Chinese Calligraphy in this engaging and interesting talk, where the speaker will share about the unique aesthetic features of Chinese Calligraphy, and also some tips on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Calligraphy.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 5.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Ink Painting
Tan Khim Ser

Find out more about the art of traditional Chinese Ink Painting, where the speaker will share about its unique aesthetic, as well as conduct a simple demonstration of some painting techniques. He will also share pointers on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Painting.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 5.30pm


 

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us, as Moonfest brings you a host of delightful free programmes every day. Enjoy witty Chinese crosstalk dialogues, Chinese ensemble music, evergreen hits, Chinese chess, lantern riddles as well as our annual Lantern Walkabout on Sat, 14 Sep 2013!

Moonfest Opening
Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre (China)

Join us for a visual treat with performers from Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre as they showcase their martial arts prowess.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7pm

WATCH VIDEO

Traditional Extravaganza
Eunos Community Club Chinese Dance Group, Li Fu Qiang & Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

Be delighted in an evening of Chinese arts performances such as Chinese dance, face-changing act and Chinese percussion music this Mid-Autumn festival!

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.30pm & 9.45pm

Songs from the Gramophone
ETC Music & Entertainment

Relax by the bay with all time favourites from the gramophone brought to you by artists from ETC Music & Entertainment. Enjoy songs like Song of Four Seasons, The Evening Primrose and more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45pm

An Evening of Teochew Opera
Nam Hwa Opera

Be enchanted by the beauty of Chinese Opera as the group brings you three popular Teochew opera excerpts Reunion in the Imperial City, Meeting by the Well and Justice Bao's Unexpected Encounter.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 6.45pm, 8.15pm & 9.45 pm

Lantern Walkabout

This Mid-Autumn, come join us with your family and friends, and take a walk under the moonlit sky along Esplanade Waterfront with your favourite lantern.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.45pm
(Gather at the forecourt, 7.30pm)

Roving Stilt Walkers
Choy's Brothers Opera Troupe

Spot these energetic stilt-walkers in vibrant Chinese Opera costumes as you take an evening stroll along the waterfront.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm & 9.15pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.15pm, 7.45pm & 9pm

Fun with Chinese Riddles
Riddle Association (Singapore)

Try cracking Chinese lantern riddles and learn more about Chinese culture and language.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 8pm
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 8.30pm

Chinese Chess at Mid-Autumn
Singapore Xiangqi General Association

Try your hands at solving different Chinese chess scenarios set up on the chess boards at the waterfront canopy. Strategise your way to victory!

Date / Time
14 &15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 6.30pm

Crosstalk Joy
Johnny Ng and friends

Enjoy witty and inventive crosstalk performances by veteran as well as young and emerging cross-talk actors.

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Instruments Can Talk!
Sa & Rei Poh

Sa (仨), which means 'three of us' in the Northern Chinese dialect, depicts the coming together of three different personalities united by their zest for music and life. The trio's music expands on their traditional Chinese roots by creatively infusing modern elements through a tasteful use of electronics.

Bring your children along for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, with music trio Sa and theatre actor Rei Poh leading you into a world of wonders and dreams through musical conversations.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Enchanting Moonlit Melodies
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) is a group of talented young musicians aged between 11 to 26 years old. Managed by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the SYCO holds regular concerts throughout the year to hone their performance experiences.

Join our young talents in an evening of mid-autumn favourites such as The Moon Represents My Heart, Rousing Clouds Chasing the Moon, The Flowing Stream and many more.

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Let's Print with Woodblocks!
Lim Bee Ling

Experience one of the earliest printmaking processes - woodblock printing. Create your own masterpiece and bring it home with you!

(Conducted in English and Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 and above.)

Date / Time
14 & 15 Sep, Sat & Sun, 1.30pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

The Joyous Gathering
New Horizon Music Society

Immerse yourself in the beautiful voices of the all-female ensemble New Horizon Music Society as they serenade you with their choral performances of popular Chinese folk classics. Led by conductor Li Lie Gang, enjoy an afternoon of familiar tunes such as I Live Upstream of Yangtze River, Flower Sisters,The Joyous Gathering and more

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Moonlight Sentiments
Koh Khee Meng

Koh Khee Meng is a widely acclaimed Singaporean tenor who is known for his bright, yet gentle and beautiful voice. Accompanied by Li Bin on the piano, he will be performing a series of popular Chinese folk songs such as The Glimpses of the Moon, Moon on the Fifteenth and many more.

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm

Talk: Understanding Wu Opera and its Development
Director Xu Qin Na

Find out more about the unique features of Chinese Opera, particularly Wu Opera and understand how this traditional art form is still relevant and captivating to many audiences today. This talk will be conducted by Xu Qin Na, director of the Wu Opera classic The Legend of the White Snake, from the Zhejiang Wu Opera Research Centre.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Date / Time
13 Sep, Fri, 7.30pm

The Chang Er Rescue
"Play"ground

Help! The Moon Palace with Chang Er in it has fallen into the river! A little monkey tries to rescue the damsel in distress, but every attempt seems to make matters worse. Join us with your young ones, in this interactive storytelling session with "Play"ground artists, for a fun-filled afternoon.

(Conducted in Mandarin. Recommended for children aged 5 to 8 years old. Limited seats available. Audiences may be seated on the floor.)

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 1pm & 2.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Calligraphy
Gu Jian Ping

Come and find out more about the art of Chinese Calligraphy in this engaging and interesting talk, where the speaker will share about the unique aesthetic features of Chinese Calligraphy, and also some tips on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Calligraphy.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
14 Sep, Sat, 5.30pm

Talk: Appreciating Chinese Ink Painting
Tan Khim Ser

Find out more about the art of traditional Chinese Ink Painting, where the speaker will share about its unique aesthetic, as well as conduct a simple demonstration of some painting techniques. He will also share pointers on how to better appreciate works of Chinese Painting.

(Conducted in Mandarin)

Supported by Confucius Institute, NTU

Date / Time
15 Sep, Sun, 5.30pm