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Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

For the first time ever in Singapore, watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens on a giant screen with more than 70 orchestral musicians playing the soundtrack live on stage. Created by five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams, the epic music will take on a new dimension when played live with the movie projected on the big screen, with all of its dialogue and sound effects.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert is happening from 29 – 31 October at the Esplanade Recital Theatre.

Get your tickets now.

Toys “R” Us Toy Singapore Bazaar

OK, this is one day late but I hope all the good deals are still available. Toys “R” Us Singapore is having a Toy Bazaar at Tan Boon Liat Building. Up to 70% off toys such as Nerf, Boomco, Despicable Me and many more.

For more info, visit Toys “R” Us Toy Singapore Facebook page.

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017 is happening this weekend at Marina Bay Sands. Happening between 9 and 10 September, STGCC promises an entertaining weekend of pop culture and comic wonderland for both fun-loving families and passionate gamers, featuring the best of local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles, topped with an exciting line-up of guests and personalities.

On top of the usual line-up of activities, STGCC will also be introducing new zones such as Star Wars: Experience the Force @ STGCC to get fans excited about the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Explore an entire zone specially dedicated to Star Wars at STGCC, where fans will be offered the chance to get up close and personal with fan-built vehicle replicas, games, releases and collectibles. Be transported to a galaxy far, far away and check out the half-scaled replica of Kylo Ren’s TIE Silencer, a fan-built film replica of the interior of the Millennium Falcon and a fan-built Rey’s Speeder autographed film director by J.J. Abrams.

For the first time ever, STGCC is hosting the Good Game Experience (GGXP)​, offering gaming fans an exhilarating programme of entertainment and tournaments. Taking up an entire exhibition hall, GGXP features a host of local and regional game publishers – supporting and celebrating their love for games, and honouring outstanding Indie Game Developers through the Good Game Awards (GGA) 2017​.

The convention will be headlined by renowned illustrator and animator Hiro Kanzaki​ (JP)​, making STGCC his first ever convention outside Japan. Other international star attendees include beloved cosplay stars Iori Moe​ (JP)​ and Siu Tao (HK), ​returning fan favourites such as Marvel comic book artist, Adi Granov​ (US),​ rising star and DC Comics artist, Mirka Andolfo​ (IT)​, and American comic book writer and artist David Mack​ (US). Hailing from our home ground, 6 Eisner Award Nominee Sonny Liew​ (SG)​ will also be making an appearance at STGCC.

Visit STGCC website for more info.

Send your kid to Padawan training at Orchard Road

Send your kid to Southeast Asia’s first ever Padawan Training at Orchard Road. Meant for young Padawans age 4 – 12, the 30 minute session is conducted by a Jedi Master and will equip your kid with the necessary skill to fight a Sith Lord.

The Padawan training is happening at ION Orchard outdoor event space at level 1. There will be 12 sessions daily from 3pm to 8:30pm. So send your kid to Padawan training this school holiday.

PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! NDP 2017

In partnership with Singapore’s National Day Parade Organising Committee, PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! NDP 2017, the 6th edition of the PlayLAH! series will be held at Singapore EXPO from 4th to 6th August 2017.

Families can expect hours of fun at the carnival’s 4 main zones – Play, Learn, Eat and Bond, together with the addition of new villages – Music, Sports and Tech, along with brand new stage performances. The annual Singapore Drum Festival will also be held alongside PlayLAH!, which includes the Ultimate Drummer’s Weekend as well as the Drum Off Singapore Competition.

For more info, visit PlayLAH! website.