Aliwal Urban Art Festival Is Back, And It’s Bringing Food Trucks, Glamping And Amazing Music
The Aliwal Urban Art Festival is back for its fifth iteration on 20 January 2018, and you know it’s serious when they close off the road on Aliwal Street.[caption id="attachment_32678" align="aligncenter" width="1439"] Image Credit: Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2018[/caption]
This time, Aliwal Urban Art Festival has leveled up their programmes to include skateboarding, glamping, dancing, freestyle football and many more!
Art At Aliwal
For those of you who love to bust a move, there’s The Get UP to Get DOWN featuring ScRach MarcS. Held at the Aliwal carpark, this all-out block party will feature music from the 60s all the way to 2009. There might even be a soul train.[caption id="attachment_32695" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Image Credit: Aliwal Arts Centre[/caption]
What’s an urban art festival without urban art? Presented by RSCLS and The Blackbook, there will be a RSCLS Detour, which takes you around Kampong Glam to learn more about the history of urban art in Singapore.
That’s not all, there’s also Spin Cycle, where 3 artists use a puzzle canvas to create interactive artwork that visitors can play with. There will also be a Terrainware Tent Challenge where you get to pit your skills against outdoor gurus to glamp at the Aliwal Urban Art Festival.
Music At Aliwal
No urban art festival is complete without music and Aliwal Urban Art Festival does not disappoint.[caption id="attachment_32680" align="aligncenter" width="1439"] Image Credit: Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2018[/caption]
Festival-goers can expect live performances from Bakers In Space, Mean, Sobs, Vandetta, and Eatmepoptart. That’s not all, other musical highlights include FFIN from Slugwife, Ras Irie, and Koflow.
Skate And Play At Aliwal
Skaters can also test their skill and flex their creativity at the Best Line and Best Trick contest at the Firing Line. There’s even prize money to be won!
There’s even a Skate Drop-In Clinic where newbie skaters get to learn from the best coaches in Singapore, in a safe and supervised environment.[caption id="attachment_32693" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Image Credit: Aliwal Arts Centre[/caption]
Soccer buffs can also test their skills at the Street Football Challenge and pick up some freestyle skills from the pros.
Eat And Shop At Aliwal
Of course, you don’t have to go hungry at the Aliwal Urban Art Festival. There will be a bunch of food trucks available at the Aliwal carpark.[caption id="attachment_32694" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Image Credit: Aliwal Arts Centre[/caption]
For those who are there for the shopping, there’s the Brilliant Corners Artist Market where you can expect to find limited edition art prints, custom tees, magazines, and 12″ records.
Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2018 is the must-go art event that’s part of the Singapore Art Week. Bring your friends and family down to Aliwal Street on 20 January 2018 for a night of crazy fun!
Aliwal Urban Art Festival
Venue: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore, 199918
Date: 20 January 2018
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(Header Image Source: Aliwal Arts Centre)