Although Lunar New Year festivities are more toned down this year, February has been a super eventful month – a great start to ringing in the Year of the Ox! It’s only upwards and onwards from here, with March promising myriad new cafes and restaurants, blockbuster exhibitions on our very shores, exciting new streaming services and new hotels to book for a staycation this 2021.
And while there are a thousand things to do in Singapore this March, we’ve curated a list of the best new things to look out for. So hopefully, this takes the stress off deciding what to do! Here are 9 of the latest, hottest happenings in March.
Things To Do
Disney fans, rejoice! Highly anticipated streaming service Disney+ has just launched in Singapore. Here’s a fun fact: The Singapore premiere marks the first market globally to launch Disney+ with all six iconic content brands: Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, National Geographic, as well as Star. And if you have leave days to clear, it’s time to grab some popcorn, kick back and binge watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Final Season, WandaVision and blockbusters like Avengers: Endgame.
Sign up on DisneyPlus.com or download the Disney+ app on Android and iOS devices from today to start streaming Disney+ for $11.98 a month or $119.98 a year. And if you’re an existing or new StarHub Mobile+, TV+ or Broadband customer, you can enjoy up to two years of access to Disney+ for free.
Picturing The Pandemic: A Visual Record Of COVID-19
Culture vultures, there’s a new exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore – and it charts the pandemic in Singapore. Called Picturing the Pandemic: A Visual Record of COVID-19, the exhibition showcases commissioned works by five local photographers Bob Lee, Brian Teo, Edwin Koo, How Hwee Young and Zakaria Zainal − and two filmmakers – Adar Ng and Dave Lim – to visually document how the pandemic was experienced in Singapore.
Want to flex your creative muscles? The museum is also extending its public call for objects and creative responses from now till June 30 – who knows, you might just find your work exhibited in the galleries of National Museum of Singapore next.
Ongoing till June 30, free admission for citizens and permanent residents.
National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897; www.nhb.gov.sg/nationalmuseum