30 Apr '15, 11am

i Light Marina Bay to be held annually, artists to submit light art installations

i Light Marina Bay to be held annually, artists to submit light art installations

SINGAPORE - i Light Marina Bay - Asia's only sustainable light art festival, will become an annual event from next year, said the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The event, which has been held every other year since 2010, has seen more people participating in it, and more visitors. The latest one last year attracted a record 685,000 visitors. Said Mr Jason Chen, URA's director for place management: "The festival has gained a strong following since its inception and we have received a lot of feedback suggesting that it be a yearly affair. "Holding it annually at Marina Bay will allow more people to enjoy the light art installations, and more importantly, to heed our message about sustainability." The artwork on display uses environmentally sustainable materials, such as those which are recycled or biodegradable. The URA is also getting artists to submit proposals for l...

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