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Singapore Night Festival at SAM

Date: 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26 August 2017
Time:7.00pm till late
Venue:Singapore Art Museum and SAM at 8Q
Admission:Free admission from 6.00pm onwards

Celebrate the Singapore Night Festival with the Singapore Art Museum!

Be mesmerised by the interactive sights and sounds of The Standing Men as they illuminate SAM’s front lawn, and join in the fun with SAM’s festival highlights – from the Imaginarium: To The Ends of the Earth exhibition, film screenings, circus acts and fire shows, to art markets and exhilarating live performances!

There’s something for everyone – paint the town red with art workshops, get pumped with urban sports activities, party it up with Bantus Capoeira, Zingo Drum and SMU’s Samba Masala, and don’t miss the much-loved The Local People Art Market!

Date Event Time Venue
Fri 18 August Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)
by AADN (FR)
7.30pm – 12am SAM Front Lawn
  Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
(extended hours!)
7pm – 9pm SAM at 8Q
Sat 19 August Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)
by AADN (FR)
7.30pm – 12am SAM Front Lawn
  Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
(extended hours!)
7pm – 9pm SAM at 8Q
  Storytelling session with Nandita Mukand 6pm - 6.45pm SAM at 8Q, level 3
  Create a Dream Mobile 3pm – 4.30pm SAM at 8Q, Workshop Space 1, level 2
Date Event Time Venue
Thu 24 August Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)
by AADN (FR)
7.30pm – 12am SAM Front Lawn
  Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
(extended hours! Free admission)
7pm – 12am SAM at 8Q
 

Spin Neon
by Spin Out Pte Ltd
Register

7pm – 8pm SAM Glass Hall
 

LIT x FIT – Aerobics & Zumba Party
by Jeffrey Lim
Register

8.30pm – 9pm

SAM at 8Q Plaza
  ‘Ritmo do Brasil’ Rhythm of Brazil
by Bantus Capoeira Singapore

8pm – 8.15pm

9.30pm – 9.45pm

SAM at 8Q Plaza
 

Lunisolar Vibes
by Zingo Festival Drum Group

7.30pm – 7.45pm

9pm – 9.15pm

SAM at 8Q Plaza
 

Social Open Mikes @ SAM
by OOOM

Session 1: Stephycube
Session 2: JARROLD

 


7pm-9pm
10pm-12am

SAM Queen Courtyard
 

SaberFit
by The Fun Empire
Register

10.30pm – 11.30pm SAM Glass Hall
  SAM Merchandise & Book Sale 7pm – 11.30pm SAM, Outside Glass Hall
Date Event Time Venue
 Fri 25 August Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)
by AADN (FR)
7.30pm – 12am  SAM
  Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
(extended hours! Free admission)
7pm – 12am SAM at 8Q
  SAM x KULT: Colours of the Multiverse 7pm – 12am SAM Courtyards
  Wearable Art Workshops @ SAM 7pm – 12am SAM at 8Q Level 2
  Lunisolar Vibes
by Zingo Festival Drum Group

7.30pm – 7.45pm

8.30pm – 8.45pm

SAM at 8Q Plaza
  Voix A Capella Showcase
by SMU Voix
8.30pm – 8.45pm

SAM Glass Hall

  SMU Samba Masala 9pm – 9.30pm SAM at 8Q Plaza
  Salsa Under the Stars
by SMU Caderas Latinas
9.45pm – 10pm SAM Glass Hall
  Vibe The Night
by SMU Eurthymix
10.30pm – 10.45pm SAM Glass Hall
  SAM Merchandise & Book Sale 7pm – 11.30pm SAM, Outside Glass Hall
Date Event Time Venue
Sat 26 August

Colouring Fun!
Additional session on Sunday 27 August

11am – 5pm SAM at 8Q, Level 1
  Be Creative with Floating Mountain
Additional session on Sunday 27 August
11am – 5pm SAM at 8Q, Level 2
  Storytelling session with Nandita Mukand

6pm - 6.45pm

SAM at 8Q, level 3
  Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)
by AADN (FR)
7.30pm – 12am SAM
  Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
(extended hours! Free admission)
7pm – 12am SAM at 8Q
  Wearable Art Workshops @ SAM 7pm – 12am SAM at 8Q, level 2
  SAM x The Local People Art Market 7pm – 12am SAM
 

Lunisolar Vibes
by Zingo Festival Drum Group

7pm – 7.15pm

8.30pm – 8.45pm

SAM at 8Q Plaza
  BYOM Outdoor Movie Screening
by MovieMob

Session 1: The Little Prince
Session 2: Spirited Away

 

7pm – 8.30pm
10pm – 11.30pm

SAM Queen Courtyard
  Circus Comedy Street Show
by The Annoying Brothers
7.30 – 8.15pm SAM at 8Q Plaza
 

Light-stick Dance
by Singapore Wotagei Community

8.20pm – 8.30pm SAM Glass Hall
  Voix A Capella Showcase
by SMU Voix
8.30pm – 8.45pm

SAM Glass Hall

  CITY SAMBA 9pm – 9.30pm SAM at 8Q Plaza
  Salsa Under the Stars
by SMU Caderas Latinas
9.30pm – 9.45 pm SAM Glass Hall
  Vibe The Night
by SMU Eurthymix
10.30pm – 10.45pm SAM Glass Hall
  Circus Comedy Street Show
by The Annoying Brothers
9.30 – 10pm SAM Queen Courtyard
  Fire Show
by The Annoying Brothers
11pm – 11.10pm SAM at 8Q Plaza
  SAM Merchandise & Book Sale 7pm – 11.30pm SAM, Outside Glass Hall

Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men)

A poetic and interactive light installation from AADN (FR), The Standing Men offers immigrants the world over a way to share their emotions and world views, and to start a dialogue with those strolling by. Come and listen to their stories.

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Create a Dream Mobile

SAM at 8Q, Workshop Space 2, Level 2
$18. Tickets available at SAM at 8Q and SISTIC.

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Be inspired by Floating Mountain, the surreal dreamscapes of Imaginarium artist Unchalee Anantawat. Participants get to create their own dream mobile with neon paint, colourful yarns and wood cut-outs designed by the artist herself. This workshop will be conducted by a local facilitator of SAM Programmes team.

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Storytelling Session with Artist Nandita Mukand

SAM at 8Q, Level 3 Gallery
$5. Tickets available at SAM at 8Q and SISTIC.

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Immerse yourselves into the artwork The Origin: The Tree and Me & The Unborn by Imaginarium artist Nandita Mukand, as she shares her inspiration through storytelling and a hands-on activity. This is a session to remind us how man’s life in an urbanised environment remains inevitably intertwined with nature.

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Food & Beverage

Thursday - Saturday, 24 - 26 August 2017 | 7pm - 12am

Keep those hunger pangs at bay with our food and drink vendors to keep you satisfied throughout the night! Devour Crack’s signature Otah Scotch Eggs, snacks from good old Tong Garden or the burgers from Burgs by Project Warung, and stay hydrated and refreshed with popsicles from Momolato and drinks from Chug!

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SAM Merchandise & Book Sale


SAM, Outside Glass Hall
Thursday - Saturday, 24 - 26 August 2017 | 7pm - 11.30pm

Just for the Night Festival, we’re putting up some of our best merchandise and educational resources at sale prices too irresistible to give a miss! Grab this opportunity to get your hands on rare SAM publications at recommended donations of $2 and $5.

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SAM x KULT: Colours of the Multiverse

by KULT
SAM Waterloo & Queen Courtyards

A play on the multiverse theory where our reality is only one of the many layers that form our existence, Kult offers its take on the different universes that meld into one. Made up of different elements and colours, come access all four worlds and see the art that Earth, Fire, Water and Wood have to offer with .gif photo backdrops, live art performances by your favorite local artists, and work stations to learn how to make a piece of art you can bring home.

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LIVE ART WALLS

Watch art come together right before your eyes with live mural painting by local artists Tarte Zai, Kimberlamb, Ly Yeow and Hardly Studio. Each artist will offer his or her interpretation of a universe that will slowly form the backdrop for the night.

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SILKSCREEN STATION

Get your hands dirty at the silkscreen station. Silkscreen your own exclusive Colours of the Multiverse on cards you can bring home. For only the first 100 visitors, totebags will be available for you to silkscreen on.

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TEXTURED RUBBING STATION

Feel the stories of the universes on blocks, and then take them home by rubbing their designs on a card you can keep as a souvenir.

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KINECT WALL

Play a game inspired by the Colours. A motion sensor will track your movement and the in-game visuals will react accordingly.

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TOUCH & SOUND REACTIVE WALL

Make your own universe. Interact with the touch pads and and watch the sounds they make create pikes and valleys in a scape that is uniquely yours.

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GIF BOOTH

One-upping photo booths everywhere is the GIF Booth by Ubersnap. Grab your multiverse friends and get an instant animated print out you can remember the Colours by. Prints are SGD 5 for 2.

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Urban Sports @ SAM

Work out a sweat with a power pack evening of Spin Out, Aerobics, Zumba and SaberFit! We’ve got your fitness routine all planned. Burn those extra calories while having fun at the same time! By registration only, slots are limited.

SPIN NEON

by Spin Out Pte Ltd
SAM Glass Hall

Come join us for a unique fitness cycling experience like no other! SPIN NEON ventures indoors with real LED bicycles and upbeat music to get you in the groove of things.

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LIT x FIT – Aerobics & Zumba Party

by Jeffrey Lim
SAM Glass Hall

LIT x FIT presents an adrenaline pumping Hi-Lo Aerobics session culminating in a Zumba party for all. Participants will each be given glowing accessories, symbolizing them as beacons of fitness, inspirational to others.

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SaberFit

by The Fun Empire
SAM Glass Hall

Here’s a workout that will boost any Star Wars fan – SaberFit uses glowing combat sabers and saber striking techniques as part of its routine. A definite sweat inducing, full body toning experience not to be missed!

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Social Open Mikes @ SAM

by OOOM
SAM Queen Courtyard

Session 1: 7pm – 9pm
Session 2: 10pm – 12pm

Attention all budding singers! It’s time to let yourselves be heard. We want you to liven up the festival spirits! This social open mike is for anyone to perform without needing to audition. You may sing up to two songs, covers or original with house instruments like the guitar and cajon as accompaniment. Our Featured Artists Stephycube and JARROLD will be onsite to inspire us with their music.

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‘Ritmo do Brasil’ Rhythm of Brazil

by Bantus Capoeira Singapore
SAM at 8Q Plaza

Singapore’s premier Capoeira school shares Brazilian culture through an entertaining, interactive and colourful show bound to engage and enthrall all festival go-ers!

Think Brazil and you think of great soccer. But Brazil has so much more to offer and share! Be mesmerised by the fluid and hypnotic movements of Capoeira, get your adrenaline high with the pulsating Afro-Brazilian rhythms of the Maculele and be charmed by the exuberant energy of beautiful Samba Goddesses from the Singapore School of Samba, all in one performance!

Join us, as we bring the Rio Carnival to you!

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Voix A Capella Showcase

by SMU Voix
SAM Glass Hall

Be blown away by the vocal range of this talented group of performers from SMU Voix as they take you through an impressive musical realm of pop, ballads, swing and jazz.

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Salsa Under the Stars

by SMU Caderas Latinas
SAM Glass Hall

Music, song and dance take centre stage here at SAM. Be mesmerized with the dance moves of SMU Caderas Latinas as they glide and sashay in perfect harmony to the music.

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Vibe The Night

by SMU Eurhythmix
SAM Glass Hall

SMU’s very own award winning hip hop dance club brings the night to a groovy high as they bring you a pulsating performance that’s bound to keep you at the edge of your seats.

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SMU Samba Masala

SAM at 8Q Plaza

This assembly of talented percussionists need no introduction! SMU Samba Masala has taken samba percussion beyond the local arena with their unparalleled style and showmanship. Be sure to catch the band in full swing at SAM at 8Q Plaza!

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Wearable Art Workshops @ SAM

SAM at 8Q, Workshop Space 1 & 2, Level 2

Jazz up your look for Night Festival and stand out from the crowd with your very own handmade wearables that can spice up any outfit on the spot. Suitable for ages 4 and above.

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Light-stick Dance

by Singapore Wotagei Community SAM Glass Hall

‘Wotagei’ also known as ‘geek art’ bands J-Culture enthusiast together in performing to the beats and rhythm of anime, games or idol songs. Be entertained by the nifty moves of these youths as they glow with the flow to catchy J-pop tunes.

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CITY SAMBA

SAM at 8Q Plaza
9pm - 9.30pm

Be awed by CITY SAMBA as they liven up festival grounds with their dynamic drumming beats. Get into rhythm as the group founded by SMU Samba Masala alumni brings drumming to new heights!

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SAM x MovieMob BYOM Outdoor Movie Screening

SAM Queen Courtyard

Session 1: 7pm – 8.30pm
Session 2: 10pm – 11.30pm

Bring your own mats, sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of movies under the stars at SAM Queen Courtyard.

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Circus Comedy Street Show

by The Annoying Brothers SAM at 8Q Plaza
SAM Queen Courtyard

The Street Circus Comedy Show is a wacky and energetic show combining the use of multiple circus props and comedy. Expect a versatile comedy juggling act that will amaze and entertain you!

Fire Show

by The Annoying Brothers SAM at 8Q Plaza

Witness the burning passion of The Annoying Brothers as they blow your mind with a spectacular fire show.

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SAM x The Local People Art Market

SAM

Not your ordinary market, The Local People brings their usual slew of top-choice local vendors selling artisanal goods. Practically a staple at every great festival, this Art Market brings you the best of Singaporean designers, artists and craftsmen.

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Colouring Fun!

SAM at 8Q, Level 1 Gallery

Have you met the three characters behind artist Hiromi Tango’s artwork, Lizard Tail? Bring Telly, Lizzy and Zarr to life by colouring them in in a colouring sheet designed by the artist herself.

We welcome a $2 donation for this drop-in activity.

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Be Creative with Floating Mountain

SAM at 8Q, Workshop Space 2, Level 2

Decorate and colour in wood cut-outs inspired by the surreal dreamscapes of artist Unchalee Anantawat’s Floating Mountain, and make your own magnets or mini mobiles by suspending them on colourful yarn!

We welcome a $2 donation for each set of materials.

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