WATCH: You might have seen the night lights at the Singapore Night Festival 2017, but have you seen the performances yet? Probably not, since it starts tomorrow and ends on Saturday. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the acts, including GLOBE by Close Act : Read more: http://bit.ly/2xdYSh4 (Video: Wong Casandra, Estherr Leong/TODAY)
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Children in 19 primary schools can now pay for their recess snacks by simply tapping their “Smart Buddy” watch. This watch also allows parents to monitor what their children have bought, as parents have to link their savings accounts to the device with a mobile application. Read more: http://tdy.sg/2uIwCX6 (Video: Esther Leong/TODAY)
This is the first time that veteran actor Li Nanxing has worked with more than 10 children in his acting career. He shares his encounters and experiences with them while acting on set for his upcoming drama, My Teacher is a Thug. Read more: http://bit.ly/2xdO0Aa (Video: Faith Wong/TODAY)
Veteran stage actor GT Lye is one of Singapore theatre’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – by his own admission – except, his alternate persona is a Peranakan matriarch. TODAY follows him behind the set of his upcoming production Kain Chik Dua Mungka (Double-Faced). Read more: http://bit.ly/2wsF6Bn (Video: Esther Leong/TODAY)
The traditional art of wayang kulit, or puppet shadow play, will take centre stage at the annual Aliwal Arts Night Crawl. This year’s Rasa Wayang edition, however, will feature a contemporary twist. Read more: http://tdy.sg/2wh9EqG (Video: Esther Leong/TODAY)
For those who know too well the pain of wearing heels, local label Gena has come up with transformer shoes that go from 2cm to 9cm with a simple click. (Video: Faith Wong/TODAY)
Beyond official duties and playing the role of a unifying figure what do the trio aspiring to be President hope to achieve, if elected?
Since declaring their intention to run all 3 Presidential hopefuls have faced criticisms. The question of whether they are “Malay enough” has stirred much discussion.
Despite their varied experience the trio aspiring to become Singapore’s next President have much in common.
In nine years, the Singapore Night Festival’s visitorship has grown more than 800%. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, it is one of the biggest events on the Singapore calendar attracting over 550,000 visitors at its 2016 edition. Read more: http://bit.ly/2xdYSh4 (Video: Raj Nadarajan/TODAY)