These were the popular programmes held during the duration of the festival that were sourced through data research, which may include main programmes presented by NHB, as well as programmes that were initiated and driven by BBB stakeholders.
French artist collective Groupe LAPS brought the magic of movement to the facade of the National Museum of Singapore with their delightful, dancing stick men, which moved to a routine inspired by iconic video games.
Street theatre company Close-Act hypnotised crowds at the National Museum of Singapore front lawn and immersed them into a mythical sensory world with enlarged prehistoric flying creatures.
A specially commissioned piece for SNF, UK award-winning creative studio NOVAK dynamically mapped their intricate Victorian-inspired projections onto the facade of the Singapore Art Museum. NOVAK reinterpreted seven novels by Jules Verne to create a magical adventure of vivid fantastical landscapes.
Local design collective LiteWerkz debuted with their first public light installation #showerthoughts, which was exhibited in the National Design Centre. This installation was created when they were still students at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). This remains their most memorable work, and they have since been participating annually.
These were the noteworthy programmes held during the duration of the festival that added diversity and richness, which may include main programmes presented by NHB, as well as programmes that were initiated and driven by BBB stakeholders.
Sweet Tooth by CAKE transformed Cathay Green into a steampunk inspired theme park. An extravaganza of family-friendly programmes were presented based on the storyline of The Mechanical Heart, including a theatrical performance, fashion parade and craft activities.
Late-Night Texting first emerged in 2016 as a means to provide artists with a playground to experiment and try new things. Held in conjunction with SNF, this debut introduced festival goers to local art-making through a rich diversity of formats from short plays, spoken-word poetry and improv comedy.