It’s a first for us—and maybe even the world—a MULTILINGUAL DOODLE DATE!

We’re doing this specially for Singapore’s National Day—to bring some cheer to this very, very tough year.

What’s a Doodle Date? It’s our super-popular livestream session where kids (OK, parents and other relatives often join in too!) throw crazy suggestions for our artist to draw, and then we all learn what they’re called in Mandarin and English. It’s always a giggly, creative session!

So for National Day, we’re celebrating one of the best parts about Singapore—its multicultural, multilingual heritage—with a special Doodle Date in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil! 

Date: Saturday 7th August 2021
Time: 10.30 am
Venue: livestreamed on the Dim Sum Warriors Doodle Date Facebook Group
Bring: Pens/pencils/markers, paper and your sense of humour!

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We’re so happy to welcome 2 extra-special creative guests to guide us in Malay and Tamil, on top of our English-Chinese mix!

Maria Mahat

Author & Publisher

Maria is the co-founder of Ungu Pen, an independent book publisher and digital content creator. She has written and published 8 children’s picture books, a novella and contributed to several anthologies in English and Malay. Her first bilingual (English-Malay) children’s book “There Are Saga Seeds in Our Pockets!” has been translated to Mandarin for the National Library Board and adapted to a digital online programme for the Esplanade Singapore.

Grace Kalaiselvi

Theatre Artist & Educator

Grace graduated from Intercultural Theatre Institute in 2014 and now works as a freelance actor, creator, director, educator, puppeteer and writer. Some of her own works include Crocodiles in Kurtas (Esplanade OctoBurst! 2019), Touch Me Not (part 1 of Goddesses of Words – Sarojini Naidu), The Old Fogies (Esplanade OctoBurst! 2018) and Mother I (1 & 2). Grace also acted in Miss British (Esplanade Studios series 2019) and directed 3FVU for TheatreWorks’ N.O.W. 2019 festival. She started Brown Voices, a collective to write professional scripts with Indian narratives, with their first showcase at Centre 42’s Late-Night Texting 2019.

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