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Quick Beats: December 2021

It’s the holiday season, and with it comes tons of activities during the month! Check out what you can experience with our Quick Beats for December 2021.

Singapore Symphony Orchestra December Shows

Quick Beats December 2021: Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is ending the year on a high note. Among the featured shows are accomplished acts Lorenzo Viotti and Andreas Ottensamer, as well as a Christmas-themed performance by SSO themselves.

The complete list of SSO’s programmes and their respective booking platforms for December can be found on their website.

Split Theatre Presents “Don’t Cancer Me Can”

Quick Beats December 2021: Split Theatre

Local nonprofit startup Split Theatre is presenting their highly personal performance called “Don’t Cancer Me Can” —a culmination of the efforts from the participants of the inaugural “Work On The Self” programme.

Audiences will experience the performer’s personal stories and interpretations unfold on stage, with a unique script devised from their real-life anecdotes; an intimate performance awaits.

Date: 18 to 21 December 2021
Location: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429
Price: $$35 per entry

More information can be found at Split Theatre’s official website.

The Murder of Farah Aiyah: a LIVE Crime Scene Investigation Experience

Quick Beats December 2021: The Murder of Farah Aiyah

The spooky season may be over, but there are activities you can experience to relive the atmosphere!

From the makers of Murder At Old Changi Hospital comes its prequel: The Murder of Farah Aiyah. Teaming up in groups of four to five, you and your team will put your investigation skills to the test in this physical 60-minute roleplay crime investigation — decoding puzzles, deciphering clues and unlocking the key to Murder at Old Changi Hospital.

Date: Till 2 January 2022
Price: S$250 (4-5 pax)

More information and ticketing purchasing can be found on their website.

Asian Civilisations Museum December Activities

Quick Beats December 2021: ACM

Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM)presents an exciting line-up of family-friendly activities this December with experiences such as immersive storytelling, craft workshops, and drama performances from Act3 International.

The complete list of December activities from ACM can be found on their official website.

Nam June Paik- The Future is Now

Nam June Paik: Art Installation 1

Experience the expansive range of Nam June Paik, the “father of video art”. Featuring the likes of over 180 installations, projections, modified televisions, video sculptures, robots and other inventive contraptions, you’ll be transported into a wholly unique world; especially in our digital age.

Date: 10 December 2021 to 27 March 2022
Location: Singtel Exhibition Galleries and Basement Concourse at National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Rd, #01 – 01, Singapore 178957
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm daily

For more information on what to expect at the exhibition, check out our article about it. The ticket price range can be found at National Gallery Singapore’s official website.

Singapore Sports Hub December Activities

Quick Beats December 2021: Singapore Sports Hub Tchoukball

Get back in the groove ahead of the new year with Singapore Sports Hub’s list of activities! Have a ball of a time with Sports Hub’s tchoukball, korfball and lawn bowl classes, or dive into their artistic swimming classes.

Kids can also join in the fun with the Junior Playcation Urban Camp, where they will be introduced to the world of sports, learning coordination and sportsmanship from sports such as Football and Golf.

Information on Singapore Sports Hub’s Sports programmes and aquatic programmes are found on their respective pages.

M3 World Championships 

Quick Beats December 2021: M3 World Championships

Gamers can experience the electric esports atmosphere live with the upcoming Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship (M3)!

The competition’s third iteration sees regions such as the Middle East, North America, LATAM, and Turkey making their first bow. They compete for the coveted title and a combined prize pool of US$800,000. Local teams EVOS SG and RSG SG will likewise be there as they bid to earn all the plaudits, so be sure to come out and cheer them on!

Date: 17 to 19 December
Location: Suntec City Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Level 4, Hall 403, 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593
Price: S$20 – S$45

For more information on the M3 World Championships, check out their official website. Tickets can be purchased at SISTIC.

National Museum of Singapore Programmes in December

Quick Beats December 2021: Artefact Hunts

Families with young ones can spend the holidays with the National Museum of Singapore, which offers a whole range of engaging activities for the young and the young at heart.

Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious! Stories of You & Me lets you go ahead and hunt for artefacts alongside your loved ones as you explore the galleries and solve riddles to discover little-known facts behind them. The online New, Great and Happy: The Amusement “Worlds” of Singapore meanwhile has a digital amusement world that grants a unique look at New World, Great World and Happy World (renamed Gay World in 1964) — Singapore’s previous amusement parks.

There are also workshops available that allow the young minds to discover the nostalgic toys that you or even your parents may have played with and take a look at local places of interest from years before. 

For everything happening this December at the National Museum of Singapore, check out their official website.


Liked any of the selections we have for you this month, or have others you think we should include in this list or the next? Let us know @ [email protected], or slide into our DMs on Facebook and Instagram. See you next month!

Visuals courtesy of Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Split Theatre, Sight Lines, Asian Civilisations Museum, Andria Lo, Singapore Sports Hub, M3 World Championships and National Museum of Singapore (in order).

*Article amended with corrected details

Russell Matthew Loh

Watcher of films and player of games. Dabble with writing in between.

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