Are you a big fan of the annual i Light Marina Bay light art festival? Here’s a sneak peek of i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition!
Next year marks 200 years since the founding of our beloved island in 1819! To celebrate this milestone, i Light Marina Bay returns with a special edition of their beloved light art festival. i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition is bigger and better, and will kick-start the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration. Instead of just looking back at the past 200 years, this edition of the festival explores the past 700 years of Singapore’s history!
Bigger and Better
Families can look forward to a larger festival, as it expands beyond Marina Bay to include the Civic District, Singapore River, and Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning. The Bicentennial Edition has also received the largest response ever of artwork proposals! With over 249 submissions from 36 countries, get ready for some stunning light displays at the festival.
Gaze Up into the Sky
One of the main attractions will be City Gazing Singapore by artists Mingus Vogel and Justus Bruns from the Netherlands. They’ve specially designed an installation to resemble the map of Singapore – which will be suspended over The Lawn @ Marina Bay. Gather the kids and head down to gaze at the map of Singapore lighting up the sky!
Co-create The Rainbow Connection
The festival also welcomes back Singaporean industrial designer Yun, who enthralled visitors with Moon Flower back in 2017. This time, The Rainbow Connection will feature islands of solar light modules in recycled PET containers. Suspended in the air, watch her artwork come alive as they sway in the breeze.
Another special thing about her work is that it’s co-created with the community! Members of the public and not-for-profit organisations will join Yun at workshops to design 800 used cookie containers. Why not be part of this amazing experience as a family? Sign up here to grab your spot!
We’re so excited for this special i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition. Be sure to mark 28 Jan to 24 Feb 2019 on your calendars, and head down with the whole family! Stay tuned to this page to find out more about the exhibits as soon as they’re unveiled.