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Watch History Come To Life With BALIKSG, An All-New AR Trail
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Watch History Come To Life With BALIKSG, An All-New AR Trail

As part of the Singapore Bicentennial Commemoration, the National Heritage Board and the National Parks Board launched BALIKSG, an augmented reality (AR) trail that will bring visitors on an immersive journey along the Singapore River and around Fort Canning. Visitors can download the free BALIKSG smartphone app, and rediscover and experience significant events and places in Singapore’s history for themselves. These include witnessing the signing of the 1819 treaty at the Padang, listening into a probable conversation between Sir Stamford Raffles and Major William Farquhar when they set foot on the shores of Singapore, and revisiting Fort Canning back when…
i Light Singapore 2019: A Larger Festival with Larger Than Life Light Installations
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i Light Singapore 2019: A Larger Festival with Larger Than Life Light Installations

The sustainable light festival will be returning with its bicentennial edition from 28 January to 24 February 2019. With artists from 36 countries – including Singapore – presenting their artwork proposals based on the theme ‘Bridges of Time’ at next year’s festival, this edition will also mark the largest response ever to the call for artwork submissions. An artist impression of City Gazing Singapore by VOUW (Mingus Vogel and Justus Bruns) from The Netherlands for i Light Singapore 2019 Organiser of i Light Singapore and chief executive officer of Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Mr Lim Eng Hwee, said: “This special…
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