Armenian Street Party 2017

Armenian Street
10 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
6pm to 12midnight
Free admission
Armenian Street Party Logo

The Peranankan Museum’s Armenian Street Party returns! Come for a weekend of old school nostalgia and relive the good ole days.

Were you a Prefect or Rascal? Or were you the Chemistry Lab Champ or the Kind of PE? Whatever you were in school, come dressed in your old school uniforms or your vintage best, and party the night away.

One weekend only, 10 and 11 March, 6pm to 12 midnight, on Armenian Street.


ASP Timetable

Click to view the Armenian Street Party Timetable!

 

This event is organised by Peranakan Museum.

Programme Partners: Sing'Theatre, Singapore Chinese Girls' School, timbre@The Substation, True Blue Cuisine, Upside Motion

Held in Bras Basah Bugis precinct.

Balek Sekolah 1

Balek Sekolah!
By Peranakan Sayang
Friday, 10 March 2017
8pm
Main Stage, Armenian Street

I just called to say I love you
I just called to say how much I care
I just called to say I love you
And I mean it from the bottom of my heart”
– Stevie Wonder

Remember this top-of-the-charts Stevie Wonder hit? Join Balek Sekolah as they rock the 80s with a twist! Joget to billboard hots in the dondang sayang tradition. Be a part of this retro Peranakan party in the heart of the city!

SCGS Primary

SCGS' Choir Club
By Singapore Chinese Girls’ School (Primary) Choir
Saturday, 11 March 2017
8pm
Lobby, Peranakan Museum

Be mesmerized by angelic voices from the Singapore Chinese Girls’ School! Under the baton of Mrs Tay Sze Chen since 2009, the Choir has bloomed and touches the hearts of many through their wide variety of choral music.

Repertoire:

  1. Can you keep a secret?
    • An original piece about keeping secrets which all students can relate to.
  2. My New Toy
    • A song about a new video game toy.
  3. Hello, Goodbye
    • A medley of 4 classic Beatles favourites - Can't Buy Me Love, Hello Goodbye, Penny Lane, and Ticket to Ride
  4. We Go Together
This number involves audience participation.

Detention Class

Detention Class
by The Substation
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
7.30pm – 11pm
Along Armenian Street

Unlike detention rooms associated with shame and punishment, Detention Class at the Armenian Street Party is an interactive space that The Armenian Street Party celebrates creativity and playfulness. It demonstrates how even the most austere of spaces can reward the resourceful with unexpected sources of jest, and pockets of joy.

Act 3 International 4

Old School Swinging
By Act 3 International
Friday, 10 March 2017, at 6pm
Saturday, 11 March 2017, at 6pm and 8pm

Do you remember sitting on swings after dinner whilst enjoying the evening breeze? In these moments, family stories were often be shared across generations. Join Act 3 International as they share imaginative stories reminiscing a time of carefree days and old school games shared between friends and neighbours. Let’s jointly recreate this kampong spirit!

Fun Dress Up

Fun Dress Up
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
7.00pm – 10.00pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum

Mix and match at fashion class! Costumes range from Hogwarts school robes, fairies, princesses, knights, and more!

SingTheatre Academy

Glee Club
By Sing’theatre Academy
Friday, 10 March 2017
6.45pm, 7.45pm and 8.45pm
Lobby, Peranakan Museum

What were the songs you used to love and sing during your old school days? Glee Club by Sing’theatre Academy will help bring those familiar tunes to life as they share their rendition of popular classics. Catchy tunes will have you to burst out in song; everyone is welcomed to join! Grab those lyrics, ready your vocal chords to bellow out, and have some fun!

Jasper's Magic Secret

Jasper’s Magic Secrets
by Jasper Lee
Saturday, 11 March 2017
9.30pm – 10pm: Roving Magic along Armenian Street
10.00pm – 10.50pm: Performance in SPM

“Now you see me, and now you don’t!”

Be amazed by this magic show that boasts of sophisticated mind reading demonstrations, sleight of hands in the speed of lightning, and more!

Always wanted to be part of a magician’s act? Here’s your perfect chance at the Armenian Street Party!

Cappella Martialis

Literature Class: Music & Prose of the Past
by Cappella Martialis
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
7.30pm – 7.35pm: Main Stage, Armenian Street
7.40pm – 8.00pm: Performance in Singapore Philatelic Museum
8.50pm – 9.20pm: Performance in Singapore Philatelic Museum

If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare

Cappella Martialis performs songs inspired by 16th century poetry written by literary masters like Shakespeare. Be entertained as they put music to prose of the past.

Cappella Martialis, Singapore’s only early music ensemble, coalesced in 2011 as a group of singers enthused about the lesser-known gems of the choral tradition from the Baroque and before.

Upside Motion

Xtend the Night
By Upside Motion
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
7pm
Along Armenian Street

School is in session on Armenian Street! Upside Motion proudly presents the third instalment of Xtend The Night at Armenian Street Party. Relive the good ol' days and get ready to sweat it out at Upside Motion’s signature Xtend Barre PE lessons. This fast-paced workout is set to your favourite 80s and 90s top hits for added fun. Be stoked for this rockstar after-dark body conditioning and show up in your "PE t-shirt" for extra brownie points! No stomachache excuse allowed!

Grab your tickets here:
Friday's session
Saturday's session

Join Upside Motion's Facebook Event

Timbre

Science Lab
By Timbre Group
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
6pm – 11pm
Along Armenian Street

Chemistry has never tasted this good! Enjoy locally inspired cocktails specially created for the Armenian Street Party by our neighbourhood ‘scientists’ from Timbre Group:

    •Al-Bandung (Bandung + White Rum)
    • Mabuk Dino (Milo + Bailey's)
    • RibeKa (Ribena + Vodka)
    • Desperados Beer
    • Strongbow Ciders (Red Berries, Gold, Honey & Elderflower)
    • Coke
    • Sprite
    • Green Tea
    • Nakd Water

Overheard Sessions 2

Open Mic Night
By Timbre Group
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
10pm - 10.30pm
Main Stage, Armenian Street

Grab the mic and croon your way into teen idol fandom! Relive the glitzy days of Talentime and showcase your musical talents at the Open Mic Night at the Armenien Street Party.>

True Blue Cuisine Laksa

Tuckshop
By True Blue Cuisine
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
6pm – 11pm
Along Armenian Street

It’s recess time! Treat yourself to local delights at the Tuckshop while you enjoy the festivities. Snacks are priced between $2 and $6.50.

    • Nasi Lemak 
    • Otak otak 
    • Nyonya Laksa 
    • Chicken curry with bread 
    • Assorted food like fried fish balls, Hokkien fish ngoh hiang on sticks topped with True Blue special chill sauce 
    • Hot dog buns 
    • Nachos with dips
    • Pineapple drink
    • Chendol drink
    • Water 
    • Arizona drinks

Will the Night Away

Will The Night Away!
by Singapore Philatelic Museum
Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 March 2017
8.10pm – 8.15pm: Roving Towncrier along Armenian Street
8.20pm – 8.40pm: Performance in Singapore Philatelic Museum
9.30pm – 9.35pm: Roving Towncrier along Armenian Street
9.40pm – 10.00pm: Performance in Singapore Philatelic Museum

Catch a rip-roaring performance by ‘Romeo & Ah Lian’ in this madcap skit between a lovelorn youth and his street-smart girlfriend.