Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Singapore Night Festival 2019 kicks off with more exciting family-friendly activities. Happening from 23 August to 31 August, the festival has more than 40 performances and 16 night lights. This year's edition will also be curating works with a Southeast Asian connection so expect to see stories like no other.

Here are seven must-see family-friendly events we recommend this year at the Singapore Night Festival 2019

Keep Dreaming

Get your camera out as the National Museum of Singapore comes to life as three mysterious characters embark on an adventure. This whimsical journey filled with action and fantasy is going to leave you and your kids dazzled. 

Singapore Night Festival 2019

Details:

National Museum of Singapore,  7.30pm - 12 midnight 

Free admission

The Legend of Ramayana

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019 

Journey back in time with this light installation based on the Sanskrit epic poem The Ramayana. The epic follows Prince Rama's quest to rescue his beloved wife Sita from the demon King Ravana, through the eyes of a Banyan tree. 

Details: 

National Museum Singapore, 7,30pm - 12 midnight

Free admission

Waves of Time by Chips and Toon & The Electric Canvas 

Singapore Night Festival 2019

Inspired by Singapore's very own legend of Sang Nila Utama, this projection on the CHIJMES building re-imagines his journey to our sunny island. 

Details:

CHIJMES, 7.30pm - 12 midnight

Free admission

Whispers by Light Society  

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Don't miss this headline act at the National Museum of Singapore. This performance is a supernatural experience exploring nature's fury and beauty accompanied with powerful sound. 

Details:

Gallery Theatre National Museum of Singapore

8 - 22 August, 1 - 8 September - 10 am - 7pm 

23 - 24 August, 29 -31 August - 10am - 7pm 

25 - 28 August 2019 - 10 am - 10pm 

Free admission

Project:Dome - OCISLY 

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019 

Don't miss the chance to see your favourite emojis come to life in this crowd source digital projection. All you have to do is to scan the OCISLY QR code with your mobile and select an emoticon. 

Details:

SMU Campus Green. 7.30pm - 12 midnight 

Free admission 

Rubber Stamping on Tote Bag

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Bring along your tote bags and design them with your favourite characters. If you don't have a tote bag, you can buy one for $7. 

Details: 

Waterloo Centre, 7pm - 10pm 

23 & 24 August, 30 & 31 August

Free admission 

Waterloo Treasure Hunt (Selfie with me!) 

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Embark on a treasure hunt as you look for 20 hidden characters around Waterloo Centre. To redeem a prize, you have to take five selfies with five different characters and show it to the staff at the shop.

Details: 

Waterloo Centre, 6pm - 10pm 

23 & 24 August, 30 & 31 August

Free admission 

Sk(r)etch by 3M x Ca Kway Teow

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

Leave your mark at this year's Night Festival by scratching 0ff paint to reveal Singapore motifs such as the Merlion and our famous dragon playgrounds on all of the four panels. Special tip: use your flash when you take a photo, the colours will pop! 

Details: 

Queen Street (outside Kum Yan Methodist Church)

7.30pm - 12am 

Free admission 

Fuerza Bruta

Your Family Guide to Singapore Night Festival 2019

End your night on a high note with the Argentinean multi-sensory theatre party! You can look forward to 360 degree sensory aerial acrobatics performed over and around a standing audience. 

Details: 

The Cathay 

8.30pm, 9.45pm, 11pm

29 - 31 August 

Admission: 

$15 (SISTIC) 

Early bird ticket - $12 (available till 9 August) 

Tickets at can be found here.

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Shreya Jagdish

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