Marina Bay light shows to ring in New Year

21 December 2018
The Straits Times, Page B5

The community will take centre stage at this year’s Marina Bay Singapore Countdown, whose dazzling light projections will feature works of art by students and beneficiaries of local schools and welfare organisations. The facade of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – seen here during a media preview last night – will be illuminated nightly with works of art by beneficiaries of the Association for Persons with Special Needs and Metta Welfare Association, from next Wednesday to Dec 31. From Dec 29 to Dec 31, ArtScience Museum’s facade will be lit with projections adapted from works of art by beneficiaries of social service organisation Awwa and Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore. The Merlion will feature works of art created by students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

From next Wednesday to New Year's Eve, the facade of The Fullerton Hotel will be illuminated with artworks by beneficiaries of the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) and the Metta Welfare Association (Metta). Visitors can watch the whimsical projection shows at 15-minute intervals from 8pm to 10.30pm next Wednesday to Dec 30, and from 8pm to 11.30pm on New Year's Eve. At the ArtScience Museum, the projections, adapted from artworks by beneficiaries of social service organisation AWWA and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore, are on from Dec 29 to New Year's Eve between 8.15pm and 10.30pm. The Merlion will feature works created by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts students on Dec 29 and 30 from 8pm to 10.30pm, and on New Year's Eve from 8pm to 11.30pm. The projection shows are part of the Build A Dream initiative, which is aimed at supporting the less fortunate in their personal development and in fulfilling their dreams.

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