iLight 2019: Bazaars, carnivals and lifestyle activities
iLight 2019 does not just want to be merely a light show. It wants to be a fully-fledged festival with artisanal markets, bazaars, carnivals and lifestyle activities for you to start the year in the most lit way as possible.
Gastrobeats will be making its return to complement iLight 2019 with an array of live music performances, complete with food and beverage options. Visitors can also look forward to taking part in mass workouts such as zumba and Yoga By The Bay.
iLight 2019: Installations from international artists
249 submissions from 36 countries have participated in the call for artworks for featuring in iLight 2019.
One of the international light art installations to be featured at iLight 2019 is “City Gazing Singapore” by Dutch artists Mingus Vogel and Justus Bruns. The artists from Dutch design collective, VOUW, are participating in iLight 2019 for the first time. “City Gazing Singapore” is an installation that resembles the map of Singapore and suspend above visitors at the Lawn, Marina Bay.
iLight 2019: Creations from local artists and potentially, you
Yun, our locally-grown industrial designer, is back at it again. She will debut “The Rainbow Connection”at iLight 2019, as the successor of her internationally-featured installation, “MoonFlower”. The installation will feature islands of solar light modules in up-cycled PET containers suspended in the air, which come alive as they sway in the wind.
As its name implies, “The Rainbow Connection” also features community involvement. The light installation will have members of the public and not-for-profit organisations join Yun at the pre-festival workshops around Singapore to design 800 used cookie containers. You invited to sign up for any of the three upcoming community workshops and contribute towards the cause of sustainable development!
iLight 2019: Featuring artworks by students around the world
iLight Singapore Festival has always featured artworks from students to nurture and connect young artists and this year is no exception. It received 48 submissions involving 115 students from 9 countries. 3 winning entries will be featured alongside internationally renowned artists, suggesting that their work is not merely child’s play.
Come January 2019, you can stroll down iLight 2019 at Marina Bay, the Civic District, Singapore River, and the Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning. Artisanal markets, bazaars and carnivals complete with food and beverage options await your arrival!
i Light Singapore, the Bicentennial Edition
Date: 28 January to 24 February 2019
Time: 7.30 – 11 pm (Sun – Thu), 7.30 pm – 12 am (Fri & Sat)
Venue: Marina Bay, the Civic District, Singapore River, and the Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning
Admission Fee: Free
For more info, be sure to check out i Light Singapore!
Here’s a recap on iLight 2018!
This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.
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