The inaugural ILLUMI NATION, Asia’s first glow-in-the-dark paint party, ended with resounding success filled with dazzling displays of neon colours and explosive beats from international top DJs at Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore on 11 October 2014!
Organised by Infinitus Productions, ILLUMI NATION welcomed over 6,500 revellers from Singapore and around the world, where they had their first taste of the ‘ILLUMI NATION paint party experience’ in an immersive world of music, colours and art. Revellers experienced some 2,000 litres of specially imported glow-in-the-dark paint while witnessing some of the world’s best DJs dropping their electronic dance music beats in a scenic beach setting.
“We are extremely proud of the first edition of ILLUMI NATION in Asia. The response from party-goers has been absolutely incredible. We assure you that the future of ILLUMI NATION in Singapore and Asia is going to only get bigger and better!” said Mr Jeffrey Foo, Director of Infinitus Productions.
Upon arrival, party-goers were treated to a host of activities around the expansive Siloso Beach. Encouraged to wear white, party goers eagerly became glowing beacons of light through the different activities, such as neon body art, glow-in-the-dark tattoos and manicures; being “illuminated” at the “Splash Zone”; customising their tees with neon paint at the “DIY Booth” or accessorising themselves with official ILLUMI NATION merchandise, such as neon-coloured party shades. Party-goers also captured their own glowing moments at the UV photo booths.
Singapore’s very own DJs Ming and William J set the mood for the night with the first set that saw seamless fusion of different songs and genres. Sexy Dutch DJ, Made In June, followed next with her own crowd pleasing music. Rave Republic continued to pump up the crowd with their clubbing anthem of “Banging EDM”.
The performances were supplemented by enchanting dance performances involving dancers twirling and spinning LED-lit props, together with the all-girl dance group, “Luxy Girls Crew”, who illuminated the crowd with paint sprays from podiums amidst the crowd.
The first headliner of the night, Dada Life, took the party to a high as they transformed Siloso Beach into Dada Land with their signature bananas and champagnes bottles inflatable floats, that were thrown into the sea of party-goers.
Martin Solveig continued to captivate the rapturous crowd with his infectious music and delighted them when he sang along to one of his signature songs, “Hey Now”!
Bingo Players ended the night on an unprecedented high with his infectious, powerful progressive house beats. Teasing the crowd with his showmanship, Bingo Players,
Throughout the night, the crowd were treated to synchronised paint blasts from specially constructed paint cannons and spectacular pyrotechnics, which were choreographed to the DJs sets, bringing a never-before euphoric rave experience!
Swedish electro house duo, Dada Life shared, “To experience the whole crowd glowing in neon paint when the lights went out was amazing. We were here to make people ugly and we truly enjoyed ourselves! We would love to come back to ILLUMI NATION again!”
Linda Hao, 24, a prominent social influencer and fashion designer who attended the event with five friends, enthused “ILLUMI NATION was literally a world of rainbow madness! I really had a lot of fun in the splash room getting coloured up for the performances!”
Local e-magazine editor, Gracie Teo, 27, shared “ILLUMI NATION has created a rave experience like no other, with an exciting line-up of DJs and the pure fun of getting drenched in glowing neon paint. The entire vibe of the party was amazing where there was no holding back in completely letting loose. Kudos to the organisers for the great execution!”
As the night came to a close, thrilled guests emerged from the vibrant world of neon luminescent colours and electrifying performances, still buzzing with excitement, taking away an unforgettable party experience where they became the light!