From colorful lights ofÂ the cityâ€™sÂ skyscrapersÂ toÂ events that go long into the evening, there is plenty to marvel upon in Singapore come night time. But evenings in the city-state areÂ about to get even more exciting as the Singapore Night Festival Returns for two weekends in a row this month, bringing with it a colorful lineup of art performances, installations, and workshops.
Held at the Brah Basah.Bugis precinctâ€“Singaporeâ€™s arts and cultural districtâ€“the festival will take placeÂ onÂ August 21 and 22, and will be continued the following weekend on August 28 and 29. Events, running fromÂ 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., will feature both local and international artists. Highlights of the festival include theÂ Garden of AngelsÂ parade by Belgiumâ€™s Theater Tol and an array of beautiful and modernÂ light installations across severalÂ venues by French digital artist Miguel Chevalier, graphic designers David Passegand and Moetu Batlle, and Â the Cie Mastoc Production.Â Some of the cityâ€™s top comedy icons will also feature in the festival, includingÂ stand-up comedian and drag queen Kumar, improv comedy group The Improv Company, as well as ventriloquists Joseph Then and Shawn Chua.
For visitors interested in digging deeper into the works that are performed or displayed, the festival is also hostingÂ a program it callsÂ Behind the Night, Â where they can join artists in open discussions and learn first-hand knowledge in workshop classes.
For more information, visit Singapore Night Festival.