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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Singapore - Chillin’ in the Bay


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The fifth edition of i Light Marina Bay gets underway in Singapore on Friday with state-of-the-art light art installations designed by veteran artists from nine countries bringing a glow to the coastline.
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Organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority on the theme Light & Nature, this year’s event is divided into three zones featuring a series of 20 illuminated artworks made from energy-saving bulbs and other eco-friendly materials.
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The Art Zoo theme at the Float @ Marina Bay offers an interactive adventure through 11 blow-up art installations including a giraffe maze, a whale’s belly and a giant spider. Next door is the Fantastical World of eco.me offering many sustainability themed activities around The Promontory @ Marina Bay.
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 Decorated with tables, benches and colourful planters made with wooden pallets and beer crates, a recycling and upcycling marketplace, a kinetic energy playground and urban farming showcases will educate visitors in how to sustain the environment and save energy.
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The Gastrobeats zone at the Bayfront Event Space, meanwhile, is the perfect place to chill and enjoy carnival rides and the Silent Disco, in which visitors wear wireless noise-cancelling headphones to listen to live-streamed music.
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Visitors can even take their favourite artworks home thanks to local artist Lee Yun Qin, who is offering some 800 intricate stalks from her work, “MoonFlower”, for public adoption.
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The i Light Marina Bay festival continues through March 26 and is open nightly from 7.30 to 11with an extension to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is free. Find out more at www.iLightMarinaBay.sg.
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Source: TheNation
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