Daddy went for Arts Festival preview last Wed. Preview sounds wierd, since Arts Festival will end very soon on 02Jun. More details are available at Arts Festival homepage.
If you have been strolling along Esplanade Park, you must have caught sight of all the activities every evening. The whole park has been transformed. Click on link, in case you are curious about TEN things to know about Arts Festival.
The media group gathered at the Bridge Cafe. Our briefing will be conducted on the roof, supposedly the best spot to capture all the activities in and around Festival Village.
Kee Hong (GM for Arts Fest) told us about the various activities planned during this period. Daddy wonder whether Arts people will always sport funny hairdo or jewellery, as in making a statement 🙂
We were brought to see a wrestling match !! No WWE, no Hulk Hogan, but we got Merlion versus 12 other contestants! We suspect Merlion could be one of Singapore’s pioneer politician.
From another angle, you might mistaken stage as getai (seventh month). Conincidentally, Merlion’s contestant was Getai. A lady who knew how to dance, but could not fight… KO !
If you have young kids, do drop by Kids Arts Village. Managed by kids, performers are kids too, to make the adults laugh hilariously, and to secure your own child’s attention. There are spooky story telling for the adventurous 🙂
This bunch just need to stay still and act cute. All the adults were giggling, gushing at the awesome cuteness !
We spotted a pair of centaurs march across a short pontoon bridge, and took up center stage right in the center of Singapore River. (Centaur is the mystical half horse half man). Daddy thought he might be Merlion’s (the real one spewing water) distant cousin.
Cafe project – do not expect to eat here, you are supposed to drink and the uncle waiters will dance their ensemble every 20 min. You will hear “We are the champion and “D Tanjong Katong” !
This cafe is ideal for you to chill down with a glass of drink, and be entertained. Daddy believe this was the most happening cafe around Esplanade !
A short preview.. we recommend Cafe Bridge and Entangle to keep your kids entertained.
“Tangle” photos and timing can be found here — > http://www.singaporeartsfest.com/event/tangle/
Daddy will recommend that you pop by David’s account of Arts Festival preview –>
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