SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 2018 – On 1 December, Southeast Asia’s longest running dance music festival, ZoukOut concluded yet another memorable run. Held at Siloso Beach Sentosa, the event wrapped up its 18th edition with a stellar cast of superstar DJ acts, engaging fringe activities, roving performances and a gathering of up to 20,000 revellers.
Driven by the focus of expanding experiences beyond music since last year’s run, this year’s instalment introduced the festival’s first ever pop-up boutique dinner and the return of the Mambo Jambo stage as part of the pre-party activities.
Kicking off the festival in a familiar fashion and despite the rain, fans of the iconic Mambo Jambo series gathered at the AJ Hackett Sentosa grounds to flaunt their moves against retro classics by veteran DJs Tony Tay, Brendon Pand Leonard. A pre-party intended to bridge past throwback nights to present, the duo of
Happening concurrently during the evening hours was the ZoukOut Pop-Up Dinner.
Over at the main ZoukOut site, the early hours of the festival was led by fresh face Australian DJ Chivers, followed by a repertoire of residents LeNERD, Che’Molly, Hong and Malaysia’s brightest DJ duo, Goldfish & Blink. As the night ran deep, international headliners took reins in the order of Jeffrey Sutorius, W&W, Galantis, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, and KSHMR– each of them turning out their sets, setting attendees into
In a bid to challenge and top stage designs, this year’s is a production to remember with its futuristic and cutting-edge aesthetic. Designed by Unlimited Productions, the experienced team who have worked on Tomorrowland, Breda Live, Daydream Festival and more, attendees were enthralled by a towering, spacecraft-like structure lined with LEDs, pyrotechnics, confetti
A buzzing festival ground dotted with activities and top stage include the DBS Fresh Cove with swing pods and bubble machines, Lazadato refresh revellers’ party looks, the OGX station for hair styling, and the GUESS official merchandise booth. Attendees looking to refuel got to satiate their hunger pangs with delicious food items by Burnt Ends, FOC Sentosa, Fung Kee Hotdogs, Meatsmith, NamNam Noodle Bar and VeganBurg. Across the night at various intervals, festival goers also got to catch performances by CyberJapan dancers and roving talents.