The 10-minute drone performance will run on six nights in February.
Photo: Marina Bay Sands
Singapore's iconic Marina Bay skyline is set to witness a spectacular display of art and technology as a dragon made up of 1,500 drones takes flight, lighting up the night sky in a dazzling choreography of lights and movement to put up a drone performance titled, “The Legend of the Dragon Gate - Drone Show by the Bay”. This innovative drone show, scheduled to run for 10 minutes on February 6, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18 at 8 pm, promises to be a breathtaking fusion of creativity and cutting-edge technology.
The waterfront drone show is one of the joint initiatives announced by Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Marina Bay Sands (MBS), and UOB on Jan. 25. This partnership aims to "enliven the Marina Bay precinct" for both locals and tourists.
The Marvel of Drone Technology
Unleashing the Dragon
The dragon, composed of 1,500 synchronized drones, is a testament to the possibilities of modern drone technology. These unmanned aerial vehicles will move in harmony to create a dynamic and visually stunning representation of a mythical dragon, symbolizing strength, prosperity, and good fortune.
Precision and Coordination
The choreography of the drone show requires meticulous planning and coordination. Each drone is programmed to move with precision, creating intricate patterns and formations in the night sky. The synchronized dance of the drones adds a mesmerizing element to the overall spectacle.
Innovation in Light and Motion
The use of drones in large-scale light shows has become a popular trend globally. By combining innovative programming with advanced lighting capabilities, these displays transform the night sky into a canvas of dynamic and ever-changing visuals, captivating audiences with the beauty of technology.
Logistics and Accessibility
Best Viewing Spots
To fully experience the dragon drone show, spectators are encouraged to find vantage points along the Marina Bay waterfront. Popular spots such as The Promontory, Marina Bay Sands, and the Esplanade offer panoramic views of the skyline, providing an optimal viewing experience.
Date: February 6, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18
Time: 8 pm (UTC +8)