Saturday, July 17, 2010

Highlights: Come play at the bay! Saturday, 17th July 2010

Alot of happenings today at Marina Bay area! Five events converge on Marina Bay with two offering free exhibitions, music performances and movies.

1) Carnival @ Marina Bay
When: Today (17th July 2010) and Tomorrow (18th July 2010)
What's happening:
- FREE Screening of Avatar @ 8.15pm tonight at the Promontory
- Jazz, Chinese orchestra and drumming concerts
- Activities include zorb balls (left), paddle boats and water tricycles
- Viewers at the Promontory can also see the Singapore National Day Parade rehearsal fireworks @ 8.15pm tonight and a Cosplay runway show tomorrow

2) Night Festival: New World 2010
When: Today (17th July 2010), 7pm to 2am

Where: Singapore Art Museum, SMU Green, National Museum
What's happening at the Singapore Art Museum:
- Flea market featuring clothes, accessories and household items starts at 6pm
- Art exhibitions such as the Art Garden for kids
- Interactive performances such as Abusement Park, in which the basement has been turned into a dungeon, and Music Hall, where visitors can sing along to Indonesian karaoke

What's happening at the SMU Green:
- Cambodian acrobats perform balancing acts and stunts

What's happening at the National Museum:
- Six satellite dishes project strobe lights and sounds culled from solar winds and radio waves

3) The New Paper Big Walk @ Marina Bay
When: Tomorrow (17 July 2010), 7.30am
What's happening:
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will flag off some 20,000 participants at the Singapore Flyer. The 4km route will snake past various sites including the Promontory @ Marina Bay, the newly-completed Mist Walk and Clifford Pier.

4) Youth Olympic Games rehearsal
Where: At the Marina Bay floating platform, for performers in the Opening Ceremony

5) National Day parade rehearsal
Where: At the Padang, for students only. Some roads will be closed today for the show.

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