Urban Ventures - Vol.2
Experience a reimagining of public space and discover the transformative powers of design at the debut edition of Urban Ventures.
The second instalment of Urban Ventures will transform Keong Saik Road into an arts carnival with interactive installations, art performances and creative workshops. In the evening, join the street party with music, drinks and dancing!
Partner Event of Singapore HeritageFest 2016.
Admission is FREE so bring all your friends and family and share the road!
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4.00pm to 5.00pm — Public Yoga Session by Glam.yoga.fitness
Enjoy a fun, late Saturday afternoon sweat and stretch session among art, cocktails and colourful shophouses on Keong Saik Road led by Sam aka Yogiglam from Glam.yoga.fitness. BYOM (Bring your own mats!)
4.00pm to 7.00pm — Free Manicure and Massages by Vaniday
Vaniday - the newest online beauty booking platform will be here from 4pm to 7pm to give FREE manicures and FREE massages. Book your slot now to avoid the line on the day - https://www.vaniday.com.sg/salons/vanidayurbanventures. (One booking per person.)
4.30pm to 6.30pm, 7.00pm to 9.00pm — Marking Spaces: Keong Saik Road by Megan Miao and Aqilah Hassan
Have you ever wondered what lies behind the facades of the shophouses and bars of Keong Saik Road? Marking Spaces is a public drawing project that will allow you to explore what goes on behind those concrete walls and tinted windows.
5.00pm to 5.45pm — Public K-Kardio Dance Session by J Platform
Join us for a brand new healthy and fun evening with K-Kardio Dance! Marrying simplified K-Pop moves with Hiphop, Pilates, Kickboxing, Aerobics and more, this heart-pumping dance session will surely get you energised and ready to enjoy the rest of the day!
5.00pm to 8.00pm — Colours in Motion
A hands-on approach to learning and expressing through two mediums—dancing and painting. Join the interactive workshop at 6.30pm and have fun openly expressing yourself. You don't need to know how to paint or dance to have a great time! (LIMITED SIGN-UPS, PRE-REGISTER NOW)
6.00pm, 7.00pm, 8.00pm — The Silence Experiments by Xi Jie
A one-audience encounter where intuition and intimacy meet under a sheet. People are invited to sit quietly, one-on-one with the Clown under a big sheet, an exploration into communication where silence, intuition and intimacy meet in an unspoken cosmos.
6.00pm to 6.45pm — Music Performance
Prepare to be serenaded by local singer-songwriter Phoebee Ong, accompanied by Daniel Chia on keyboard, with her beautiful vocals. There's no better way to ease into the evening than this.
7.00pm to 8.30pm — Public Kizomba Dance Lesson by KizzUpSG
Discover the joy of movement at this enjoyable and exciting dance class! Bring a friend or make new friends while learning some Kizomba dance steps.
7.30pm to 10.30pm — Sketches of Da Po by Urban Sketchers Singapore
In partnership with Singapore HeritageFest 2016,
sketches by Urban Sketchers Singapore of the contemporary environment,
activities and unique architectural elements of buildings along Telok Ayer,
Kreta Ayer, Bukit Pasoh, Keong Saik and Tanjong Pagar will be projected on the
road. Known colloquially as Da Po, the
sketches will reveal many hidden and interesting stories of the historic
district of Chinatown.
7.30pm to 10.30pm — Bring Me Love Tomorrow by Giada Tagliamonte
As the sun sets, video art claims the road as video art by Giada Tagliamonte is projected on to the shophouses of Keong Saik Road.
9.00pm to 10.30pm — Street Dj Set Party
As the day turns into night, so will the music. Expect soul dub reggae to jazz funk boogie with DJ WONG SOLO along with Timmy Too Tall on saxophone.
10.30pm onwards — From Public Space to Private Space
The party doesn’t stop. At 10.30pm, join us as we dance the night away on Jiak Chuan Road—until the lights come on!
All Day — Look out for other cool installations and activities. Make new friends over a game of foosball (provided by The Foosball Company) or ping-pong (provided by Innoverde). Snap a snazzy photo at the photo booth (partnering Lomography Embassy Singapore). Hang out in a hammock (provided by Airmocks) and watch the festivities unfold.
Whatever you decide, there’s always something for everyone!