Singapore Night Festival 2015

Night Fest 2015The highly-anticipated annual event is back! Singapore Night Festival 2015 returns with spectacular line-up of provocative light art installations, glamorous acts and colourful street performances scattered all over the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct. Grab the Night Festival guide and enjoy the music and art extravaganza next two weekends (21 & 22 Aug, 28 & 29 Aug, 7.00pm to 2.00am). In conjunction of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee, this year theme, Glitz And Glamour is set to wow you!

The Anooki

The Anooki Celebrate Singapore by David Passegand and Moetu Batlle (France) is a visual light installation on the façade of the National Museum in a story specially created for the festival and Singapore’s Golden Jubilee. The adorable characters named Anook and Nooki (world’s smallest Inuits) will entertain you with sing and dance. I find that the voices and characters resemblance of the minions!

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Façade

The Anooki - SG50

The Anooki Celebrate Singapore SG50

Le Desir et la Menace

Le Desir et la Menace by Cedric Le Borgne (France) is a collection of three bird wire sculptures perched on the branches of the National Museum’s majestic banyan tree, creating a magical atmosphere as you approach.

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Banyan Tree

Drawn In Light

Drawn in Light by Ralf Westerhof (Netherlands) is a 2-metre-wide installation is made from metal wires, hand-bent into the form of a typical Amsterdam-style canal building. The sculpture not only reflects light but also hovers and rotates above the ground, inviting visitor interaction.

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 AM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Mainground

Illuminate

Illuminate by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore)

Illuminate

The futuristic Peranakan ethnic prints, patterns, motifs and fabrics on each outfit are illuminated by UV light, offering a different take on contemporary Peranakan fashion. These fashion displays is designed by students from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

  • Date: 21 Aug & 22 Aug, 28 Aug & 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM
  • Venue: Peranakan Museum, Lecture Room

Night Fest

Armenian Street

Hanami | By Cie Mastoc Production (France)

Hanami by Cie Mastoc Production (France) is a light installation inspired by hanami, the Japanese tradition of celebrating the transient beauty of cherry blossoms each spring. Visitors can stroll down a path amid glowing, miniature cherry trees adorned with shimmering chandeliers that create a constellation of sparkling lights, reminiscent of falling cherry blossoms.

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: Armenian Church

Within the vicinity of Armenian Church, Embruns De Lune by Cie Mastoc Production (France). Spot the characters dressed in light that wander around the church grounds, come up to visitors and place their hands over their ears, whispering a poem or a word of love, offering a brief yet poignant pause amid the bustle of life.

  • Date: 21 Aug & 22 Aug
  • Time: 8:00 PM, 10:00 PM, 12 midnight (45 mins show)
  • Venue: Armenian Church

Pixels Wave 2015 | by Miguel Chevalier (France) with Carolyn Kan and Depression (Singapore)

Pixels Wave 2015 by Miguel Chevalier (France) with Carolyn Kan and Depression (Singapore) features multi-coloured graphic scenes and geometric patterns that react to visitor movement and interaction. The kids will definitely love this installation and lots of photo opportunity too!

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: National Design Centre, Atrium Level 1

Seeing Through The Corridor | By Re: Dance Theatre (Singapore)

Seeing Through The Corridor by Re: Dance Theatre (Singapore). Inspired by her own memories and recollections of common spaces, choreographer Dapheny Chen brings together a myriad of stories that portray familiar encounters along common HDB flat corridors. Told through the medium of contemporary dance in collaboration with set designer Gene Tan, these stories reflect relationships, community spirit, filial piety and personal growth.

  • Date: 21 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: Waterloo Centre, ARTSPLACE @ Waterloo Centre (along Queen Street)

The Garden of Fire and Light | By Starlight Alchemy (Singapore)

Last but not least, The Garden of Fire and Light by Starlight Alchemy (Singapore). Three fire and light elements will take shape and will remain as art installations for viewing throughout the Night Festival. Titled the Net, the Helix and the Garden, these are Starlight Alchemy first-ever installations and signal the group’s departure from the ephemeral medium of performance to that of visual art. Don’t miss these installations when they come alive each night with fire and light.

  • Date: 23 Aug to 29 Aug
  • Time: 7.30 PM to 11.00 PM (Sun – Thu), 7.30 PM to 2.00 AM (Fri & Sat)
  • Venue: Singapore Art Museum, Front Lawn

Singapore Night Fest 2015

Catch the Singapore Night Fest last weekend on 28-29 August 2015

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