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The iconic Singapore Night Festival is celebrating its 9th year under the theme of ‘Inventions and Innovation’, inspired by the enthusiasm that pushed inventors in the early years on their quest to discover the new and unconventional. This event features spectacular outdoor performances, dances, music bands, food and handcrafted items, and most importantly: those mesmerizing light installations! Visitors can look forward to an amazing line-up of immersive activities and performances by local and international acts, and relish on delicious food and shopping experiences at the Festival Village.
Spanning 5 different zones in between the areas of Dhoby Ghaut, Bras Basah, and Bugis, this event is returning later tonight and also on the nights of 26 and 27 August.
Map of the event:
1) THINGS TO WATCH
FESTIVAL VILLAGE STAGE
Various music performances by different artist such as Jaime Wong(SG), Alice Ivy (AU) , etc…
19 Aug & 20 Aug, 26 Aug & 27 Aug
6.00 PM – 12.15 AM (19 & 20 AUG) | 6.00 PM – 12.00 MN (26 & 27 AUG)
Location: The heart of SMU
FightSaber is a voluntary, not-for-profit costumed performance group of Star Wars enthusiasts promoting multi-generational fandom and appreciation for the Star Wars films. They will be performing in front of the substation along the Armenian Street. Do check out their wonderful performance
19 Aug & 20 Aug
9: 30 PM – 10:00 PM, 11:30 PM – 12:00 AM
Armenian Street, Main Stage
KEYFRAMES BY GROUPE LAPS
Groupe LAPS is from France which is a collaboration of artists who use light in urban environments to tell stories. It will comprise video-makers, artists, musicians and lighting experts. This group will create technical pieces that veer between reality and fiction.
19 Aug to 27 Aug
7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
Location: National Museum of Singapore, Façade
THE WHEEL HOUSE BY ACROJOU
An excellent performance by Acrojou, a duo from United Kingdom(UK). It is based on a “tender, post-apocalyptic love story”. The Wheel House is a unique, rolling acrobatic theatre show, which unfolds inside and around a stunning circular home as it travels with the audience walking alongside. Do check this out.
19 Aug & 20 Aug
8:00 PM – 8:25 PM, 9:25 PM – 9:50 PM, 10:50 PM – 11:15 PM
Location: In front of the National Museum of Singapore, Mainground.
HOUSE OF CURIOSITIES
The House of Curiosities is an event featuring performance, activities based on the storyline of The Mechanical Heart. A story of adventure, curious man-made machines and the wonderful capacity of the human mind and spirit to discover and invent.
$16 (Adults) | $13 (Concession*) Inclusive of $1 SISTIC Fee
19 Aug & 20 Aug, 26 Aug & 27 Aug
6.00 PM – 8.00 PM, 8.30 PM – 10.30 PM, 11.00 PM – 1.00 AM
Location: Cathay Green, Field opposite The Cathay
This event is going to be worth it so don’t miss it! ?
2) THINGS TO BUY
Head over to the Festival Village at SMU Campus Green and University Square (ZONE 4) for some shopping experiences of art and crafts, hand-made items and gifts from 6pm to 1am during the event!
Artistic items such as these web-like accessories and decor are available for sale in the Festival Village. Hand-made by our creative and talented local individuals, the items offered in the Festival Village are a great addition to your home decorations and can be an interesting gift for your love ones.
COSMOPROF ACADEMY FACE PAINTING
Professional make-up artists from Cosmoprof Academy will be at this place to delight you with colourful artistic hand and face paintings.
Head over to this photo booth for some artistic portraits of you and your friends! Also, if you have some lovely photos taken during the event, you can post and tag #tpmsg on Instagram and Facebook, and get your photos printed instantly! The printing service can be found at The Peranakan Museum, Special Exhibition Gallery, Level 2 (ZONE 2).
3) THINGS TO EAT
Although the Night Festival is mostly for appreciating art installations and performances, there are yummy foods there as well and be sure not to miss them at the Festival Village (ZONE 4) from 6pm to 1am.
HUSK FROZEN COCONUT
Chilling and shiok ice cream in delicious coconut flavor, such a rare and awesome combo, it is a must-try there!
If you are a big fan of salted egg yolk craze around town, you must keep an eye out for this stall. They have a handful of selection of delicious bites with salted egg yolk, such as fries, burgers and other snacks.
UNCLE G’S HANDMADE
The Uncle G team specializes in anything with crispy roasted pork, they have been passionately creating delicious recipes with crispy roasted pork over the years.
Things that goes best with the nightlife-like ambience there will be none other than some beers. Kronenbourg 1664 beer is brewed in France and is popular in Europe.
Come on down to the Singapore Night Festival now and enjoy the stunning performances!