Gallery Children’s Biennale: Dreams & Stories at National Gallery Singapore

Gallery Children Biennale Dreams & Stories

Media Invite: Gallery Children’s Biennale: Dreams & Stories at National Gallery Singapore 

The iconic National Gallery Singapore’s inaugural Gallery Children’s Biennale, themed Dreams and Stories will be held from 20 May to 8 October 2017. 

Visitors can look forward to a wide array of interactive art showcases, performances and activities curated for children and the young at heart. There will be captivating art installations specially created by local and regional artists for the Gallery Children’s Biennale.  

Children Biennale National Gallery Singapore

Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development was the Guest-Of-Honour for the official opening of Children’s Biennale: Dreams & Stories at National Gallery Singapore. 

There are 10 exciting art installations you can look forward to at the inaugural Gallery Children’s Biennale at National Gallery Singapore. Here are some of the art installations: 

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Obliteration Room

The pure white room filled with all white furniture by Yayoi Kusama, invites kids to “obliterate” the room turning them into artists, having fun using dot stickers to decorate the room. 

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Firewalk, A Bridge of Embers

This art installation is by Mark Justiniani where it gives an illusion to visitors like you are walking in mid-air, observe the objects placed inside that were once treasured from toys, books, building blocks and letters. 

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Homogenizing and Transforming World

Enter into a world of brightly-lit balls by teamLab. Kids will have a fun time walking through the maze-like room, watch the balls change colours and produce sounds when touched. 

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Being Yourself

This installation is by local artist Chng Seok Tin where it features art within art with 5 smaller wooden blocks being placed into the main artwork also of wood materials.

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Children are free to express themselves by colouring over the woodcutting piece, take a piece of white paper and have fun colour over it. 

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From Rochor to Kallang

This installation is by Singapore artist Vincent Leow, visitors can look forward to look at 20 towers that are placed with bird traps. They are coloured to remind us of the blocks of flats at Rochor Road. Inside the bird traps, common objects are being placed to reflect on what home really means to us. 

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There are many activity stations for kids to work on and even have the opportunity to hang up their artwork. Do prepare to spend some time at Gallery Children’s Biennale and enjoy having a fruitful and fun-filled time for the whole family! 

In addition, visitors can look forward to participate in a series of public programmes, film screenings, special tours for families, and artist-led workshops for children have been lined up over the next four months and there will be an outdoor festival happening over two weekends in August. 

National Gallery Singapore

1 St. Andrew’s Road Singapore 178957

Opening Hours:
Sunday – Thursday, Public Holidays: 10am to 7pm
Friday – Saturday, eve of public holidays: 10am to 10pm 

To find out more, please go to:

https://www.nationalgallery.sg/see-do/highlights/childrens-biennale-2017

European Union Film Festival Moves to National Gallery Singapore

European Union Film Festival

The European Union Film Festival (EUFF), Singapore’s longest running foreign film festival, announces its partnership with National Gallery Singapore.

Our Parenting World team attended the press conference of the 27th European Union Film Festival and is excited to know that for the first time, the film festival will be screened at the iconic National Gallery Singapore from May 11 to May 21, 2017!

Please mark your calendars and save the date from May 11 to May 21, 2017 to attend 27th European Union Film Festival where you will be treated to a fine selection of 27 feature films, ranging from dramas to thrillers, comedies to animation reflecting Europe’s contemporary creativity, its diversity of cultural expressions and multifaceted artistic vision. With films hailing from across Europe, the upcoming edition will also offer audiences in Singapore an opportunity to access a variety of films that rarely receive commercial screenings outside Europe thus becoming a cultural bridge between Europe and Singapore. 

In addition, this also marks the first time that the EUFF is partnering with a major arts institution in Singapore. This partnership sets a new direction for the festival and presents EUFF as a landmark cultural event in Singapore fostering even deeper inter-cultural engagement between Europe and Singapore. Summing up by Ms Chong Siak Ching, CEO, National Gallery Singapore “The interplay between art and film is something that has fascinated us, and films have been a staple of the Gallery’s programming. We are therefore delighted to be the venue partner for the EUFF. To enhance the experience, attendees will be given free admission to our galleries. We hope the Gallery’s Southeast Asian artworks, many of which are infused with European influence, will provide an inspiring location for enjoying this diverse selection of European films”.

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27th European Union Film Festival

Festival dates: 11 to 21 May 2017

Ticket Pricing: Tickets priced at $12 will be available for sale through SISTIC from April 11 onwards

Follow the Festival:

Facebook: fb.com/euffsg

Twitter: @EUinSingapore

#EUFFSG

www.europe.sg 

[GIVEAWAY ALERT] Movie Tickets Giveaway to Family-Friendly movie, The Dragon Spell! – [CLOSED]

The 27th edition of Singapore’s longest running foreign film festival, The European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will showcase 27 films from 27 countries across Europe. It will be held at the iconic National Gallery Singapore with film screenings taking place at The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium from 11 to 21 May 2017.

Families with young children can look forward to family-friendly movies at EUFF like The Dragon Spell. The story is about a small boy who must embark on a fantastic quest to save both the world of humans and the world of magic from a witch possessed by a dragon’s ghost. Together with Eddie, the wanna-be wizard, and Rocky, the feral wild child, he’ll have to prove what it takes to be a real hero!

27th European Union Film Festival Contest Movie Tickets Giveaway

Good News!

We have a family package of 4 tickets to giveaway for the whole family to watch this award-winning animated movie, The Dragon Spell on 13 May, Saturday at 1.30pm at the iconic National Gallery Singapore!

Please click HERE go over to Our Parenting World Facebook to participate in the giveaway!

Hurry, giveaway will end on 7 May at 23:59Hr. Winner will be announced on 8 May. Thank you and Good Luck! :)

The movie is in English, presented by Ukraine and directed by Manuk Depoyan. Watch the trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8wML4iTAmc 

27th European Union Film Festival Contest Movie Tickets Giveaway – Winner’s Announcement updated on 8 May 2017 

Dear Valued Readers and Friends,

Thank you so much for your participation in the giveaway!

The lucky reader has been randomly chosen and we are pleased to announce the winner is Reamy H Garcia

Congratulations! Please also refer to Our Parenting World Facebook announcement. We will be contacting you for your tickets collection.

Thank you to our kind sponsor 27th European Union Film Festival for the fabulous prizes to our readers and friends. 

Thank you to each and every one of you, please stay tuned to our coming giveaways! :)

 

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