Thursday, July 9, 2009

Night Festival 2009!

Wondering what to do this weekend? The most talked-about event is back - Yes, I'm talking abt the Night Festival 2009! Spread over the weekend of the 10th and 11th of July, the Bras Basah precinct will burst into an extravaganza of theatrical performances with live music and dance.


National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, The Peranakan Museum, The Substation, Singapore Management University Campus Green, Stamford Green & Stamford Road

FRI 10 JUL 2009 - SAT 11 JUL 2009 7:30pm - 2:00am

Wondering what's gonna be featured?

Singapore acts will be taking centre-stage this year, with the opening act by
- Bersama Hijau, a spectacular dance, percussion and vocal act by 80 talented performers

Other Performances include:
- Pyrotechnics show by Action Theatre PAN.OPTIKUM (Germany)

What about some Art Installations to start the evening?
(Free late-night admission into the Peranakan Museum, Singapore Art Museum & National Museum of Singapore! - 6pm to 2am)

- Love Tank by S. Teddy D. (Indonesia)
- The Beginning by Sun Yu-li (Singapore)
- The Crystal City by Donna Ong (Singapore)
- The Golden House Book by Jeremy Hiah
- The Tree by FARM (Singapore)

Here's something for movie lovers! A screening of 4 movies over the two days @ the National Museum of Singapore!

- 881 (Fri, 10th July, 11.30pm)
- Sumpah Orang Minyak / The Curse of the Oily Man (Sat,11th July,8.30pm)
-Forever Fever (Sat, 11th July, 11:30pm)

If you're looking for MORE activities,

Venue: Various Locations
Date: Fri 10 JUL 2009 - SAT JUL 2009
6:30pm - 2:00am

Festival goers can expect a host of activities by partners during both days of the Night Festival, such as the SMU night bazaar flea-market stalls. The Substation will hold their popular Unconference session, as well as introduce a new exploratory tour of the areas around the Substation, led by local visual artist Amanda Heng.

Partner Programmes include:

Late Night Bazaar

FourMics - Jazz

FourMics - BREAKS

Discover Peranakan Museum After Dark!

Let's Walk Some More


Remember to check out the venues, date and times for the events you're interested in! I'll be headed there, especially to check out Re:Play (10th & 11th July, 11.30pm, SMU Campus Green)!
4 popular local contemporary bands will be performing!

- The Pinholes

- Amateur Takes Control

- Lunar Node

- Tiramisu

Come rediscover Singapore's culture through a showcase of music of the past and present coming together in a one-of-a-kind performance!

See you guys there!


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