Singapore Night Festival 2022: Rebirth At Bras Basah.Bugis From 19 To 27 Aug

Singapore Night Festival 2022: Rebirth At Bras Basah.Bugis From 19 To 27 Aug
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After a two-year break, the night-time arts and culture festival is back. Singapore Night Festival 2022 will make its return to the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct from 19 to 27 August with the theme “Rebirth” as imagined by local artists and the community.

It is not an overstatement to say that there’s a lot happening at Singapore Night Festival 2022. Look out for over 55 experiences including six projection mapping installations, 14 Night Lights installations and many other programmes.


Singapore Night Festival 2022 Festival Highlights

Cathay Hotel: The Curse of the Missing Red Shoe

Singapore Night Festival 2022 Festival Highlights

This headline theatre performance at Singapore Night Festival 2022 invites festival-goers to solve a mystery set at the “Cathay Hotel”.



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Singapore Night Festival 2022 Festival Highlights Cathay Hotel

Taking place at Cathay Green, it is an adventure  set against the backdrop of post-war Singapore. Performances will be held on 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 & 27 Aug. Tickets are priced at $33 per pax and go on sale from 21 July 2022.


Projection Mappings & Night Lights

Stories from Forbidden Hill & We Can No Longer Be Strangers After This

Singapore Night Festival 2022 Projection Mapping - Stories from Forbidden Hill

The facade of National Museum of Singapore will be transformed into a canvas for projection mapping that provides a visual narrative of Singapore’s origins and history dating back to the 14th century. Stories from Forbidden Hill takes place from 19 to 27 August.

We Can No Longer Be Strangers After This by Perception3

Also at the National Museum of Singapore is We Can No Longer Be Strangers After This by Perception3.


Fēcundus

Fēcundus by Twardzik Ching Chor Leng 

At Singapore Management University, opposite from National Museum of Singapore, you can this glowing light installation, Fēcundus by Twardzik Ching Chor Leng. Interact with these inflatables that represent rice kernels. The installation stems from the meaning of Bras Basah, which means “wet rice”.


TERRARIUM

TERRARIUM - Singapore Night Festival 2022

This art installation at the National Design Centre ponders a reality where the lines between nature and technology are blurred.


PALIMPSEST

PALIMPSEST by William Chan and Brandon Tay

Head over to Armenian Street to be mesmerised by PALIMPSEST by William Chan and Brandon Tay.


Stamford Centre Projections: Melting Pot, Glitches of You & Madeleine

Glitches of You

Stamford Clock Tower features three different light projections, Glitches of You by Amanda Tan, Madeleine by Lueur, and The Melting Pot by Adeline Tan and Benedict Teo.


An Ocean Without The Anchor

An Ocean Without The Anchor

Head over to Raffles City where An Ocean Without The Anchor by Speak Cryptic is on display. The installation is inspired by a lighthouse and is meant to convey the value of bergotong-royong (Malay for cooperation).


NOCTURNE: Conversations with Waterloo

NOCTURNE: Conversations with Waterloo

NOCTURNE: Conversations with Waterloo presents two sculptures captured in a transient moment when a conversation is midway.


Celebration of Life+Style

Celebration of Life+Style 

Celebration of Life+Style by Justin Lee places traditional eastern characters side by side with modern motifs. It invites reflection on the role of technology in our daily lives.


Steps (2022)

Night Lights
Courtesy of Victoria Hertel

National Museum of Singapore’s glass staircase turns into a motion-responsive installation with a vibrant array of colours. Festival-goers can interact with it as they rediscover their bonds with their environment.


Tunnel Graffiti

Tunnel Graffiti

The Fort Canning Tree Tunnel will be reimagined as a portal into a different dimension with artwork that reimagines the motifs of life in old Singapura. The interactive artwork is activated by sounds, highlighting the need for human activities in the environment.


Under My Tree Roof

Under My Tree Roof

The Fort Canning Park Spiral Stairway will feature interpretive artwork with local elements like wild spice, heritage trees and native birds.


Paddy Fields

Paddy Fields

This Singapore Night Festival 2022 Light Nights installation recalls the practice of drying rice along the banks of Sungei Brass Bassa (now Stamford Canal).


Performances

Discoloo Centre performance at Singapore Night Festival 2022
Discoloo Centre

In addition to the lights, look out for various performances over two Saturdays and Sundays, 19, 20, 26 and 27 August. These include:

Armenian Street Party at Armenian Street;
Groovy Town @ SMU at the SMU Green;
Discoloo Centre at Waterloo Centre;
Jazz’in @ Capitol Singapore at the Capitol Singapore’s Outdoor Plaza; and
Yesterday Once More: Queen Street by Inch Chua & Tim De Cotta at Queen Street.


Experiential Programmes

Throughout the Bras Basah precinct, you can also look out for various programmes. Some of these are free and some are ticketed.

Code of Silence (Fort Canning Escape Game) – Ticketed;
Heat of the Night (National Museum of Singapore) – Ticketed;
SG Night Fest Food Tour (Albert Food Centre) – Ticketed;
An Evening with Shadows (Stamford Arts Centre) – Free;
Singa Rangoli Workshop (Stamford Arts Centre) – Free;
Twinkle into the Night – Wings & Terrarium Craft Buffet (Armenian Street) – Free; and
After Hours @ My Bras Basah with May Hui (National Museum of Singapore) – Ticketed.

There are more programmes available and you can refer to the Festival website for the full listing. Also keep a look out for food kiosks adding to the festivities over the weekend.

For more information on the Singapore Night Festival 2022, visit the Festival website.


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