Programming Track: SingLit On Stage


பார்வை (Paarvai 2019)

Paarvai 2019 explores Vaigarai Pookal by Ma. Ilangkannan, a local author through the perspective of the youths, and also you, our audience. This session is in Tamil.

8 March: 3pm – 6pm; 10 March: 6pm – 9pm

National Library Building, Umar Pulavar Tamil Language Centre


Legend of Bukit Merah – An Intergenerational Adaptation

This intergenerational theatre programme will explore the legend of Redhill based on the book Attack of The Swordfish. The participants, made up of senior citizens and kindergarten children, will explore the different perspectives of the story in relation to the world today.

9 March, 2pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 3.30pm

NTUC Health Active Ageing Hub


Storytelling cum Book Sale

Come join us for a storytelling session and a sale of pre-loved children’s books! Get a free copy for every book purchased.

9 March, 2pm – 4pm

Dignity Mama Stall @ Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


Living Galleries: A Poetry Workshop and Tour

The exhibition Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore presents social and cultural narratives of Singapore in painting. Three generations of Singapore Poets will do the same in verse. The poets will reflect on bonds with their homeland through the visual and literary arts.

9 March; Reading Tour - Group 1: 3.30pm – 5pm, Group 2: 5pm – 6.30pm; Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop - Group 1: 4pm – 4.45pm, Group 2: 5.15pm – 6pm

National Gallery Singapore


நம்மவர் (Our Very Own) — Celebrating The Authors of Singapore

Presenting the writings of Latha Krishnasamy, associate editor of Tamil Murasu.

9 March, 4pm – 5.30pm, 7pm – 8.30pm

Malay Heritage Centre


Pisang Popular — A Malay Pop Up Theatre Performance For Pre-Schoolers

Catch the pop-up play of Pisang Popular and interact with life-sized characters to find out what Pisang Tanduk wants to be when he grows up. The performance will be in Malay.

15 March, Show 1: 10am – 10.45am Show 2: 11am – 11.45am Show 3: 1pm – 1.45pm Show 4: 2pm – 2.45pm Show 5: 3pm – 3.45pm

Kaw Kaw SG Restaurant


LITTLE SingLit Puppet Theatre

The LITTLE SingLit Puppet Theatre is back to delight and astound you. Adapted from home-grown children’s SingLit, our puppet show will offer lots of fun to the audience.

16 & 17 March, 11am – 12pm, 3pm – 4pm (both days)

Woods in the Books


Malar Sinar: Pelancaran 5 Buku Pelbagai Genre (Eternal Sunshine: The Launch of 5 Multigenre Books)

Join us at Malar Sinar as we celebrate the launch at Wisma Geylang Serai of 5 new Malay books written by 20 Singaporean writers. This launch is in Malay.

16 March, 3.30pm – 5pm

Wisma Geylang Serai


re: Verse 3.0

Join us at this spoken word performance, which reimagines local poetry through translation and creative adaptation.

16 March: 6pm – 7.30pm, 8pm – 9.30pm; 17 March: 2.30pm – 4pm, 4.30pm – 6pm

Centre 42


Feast of Feelings

Through Singapore poetry that addresses different feelings such as love, melancholy and discontent, Feast of Feelings engages the public in starting conversations about mental health.

16 March, 7pm – 10pm


Irama Dumpra: Kata dan Irama Bersatu (Sounds of Dumpra: Words and Melodies in Harmony)

Irama Dumpra is a performance based on a collection of poems titled Dumpra by Aqmal N. This session is in Malay.

16 March, 8pm – 9.30pm

Wisma Geylang Serai


Alunan Puisi Melayu (Melody of Malay Poetry)

Get acquainted with a wide range of traditional Malay lyrical poetry, and try your hand at writing and performing them. This programme is in Malay.

17 March, 2pm – 5pm

Wisma Geylang Serai