Young ones and their parents are invited to spend time making meaningful memories together through the arts, when Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival returns at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. The festival’s 12th edition, which runs from Children’s Day on 9 October till 11 October 2015, offers free and ticketed programmes that cater to children with varying developmental interests between two to 12 years old, inviting children to explore their imagination through the arts. Children will also get to meet, befriend and take wefies with PIP, the newest addition to the Esplanade family. The colourful and bubbly mascot will be making its appearance during Octoburst!.
Highlights of Octoburst! 2015 include:
- Casa and Spot, two theatre productions by renowned Italian children’s theatre company La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi
- Dance Appreciation Series – Introduction to Swan Lake by Singapore Dance Theatre, a special ballet for young audiences.
- Over 20 free music, theatre and dance performances featuring over 100 young performers.
- Interactive free activities including the festival’s well-loved Drawing Competition, Octopost! where children can write and post a letter to a loved one and Book Stop! where children can bring along a pre-loved book to exchange for a new read.
- Parent-child workshops where children and parents can spend time together learning something new.
When: 9 - 11 Oct 2015,