SAF 2005 - Closing Celebrations, The Stroj


Arts Festival 2005


~ The Season of Brilliance ~


26 May – 26 June




Closing Celebrations


The Stroj (Slovenia)


Free Admission

Date        :  24 - 26 June 2005


Time        :  8:00 pm


Venue     :  Open field next to Boon Lay MRT station


Duration  :  60 minutes


The performance on 24 June will be officiated by Guest of Honour, Dr Lee Boon Yang, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts.


Special Media Preview on 23 June, 8pm


Date     : 23 June 2005 (Thursday)


Time     : 8 – 9 pm


Venue: Open field next to Boon Lay MRT station


"Machine with no mistake" - Slovenian News   


Fusing junkyard parts, industrials tools and man into one giant pulsating rhythm and sound machine, The Stroj will bring the Season of Brilliance to a spectacular close.


An award-winning Slovenian group, The Stroj (meaning “The Machine”), has thrilled and whipped up ecstatic audiences throughout Europe whenever they perform. Formed in 1997, The Stroj creates an out-of-this-world, thumping aural odyssey with the giant music machine which they specially built using pipes, screws and discarded machine parts. Members of this urban tribe throw boundless energy into their performances, swinging their sticks, hammers and chains on the heavy-duty objects. Live video projection has been added so that everyone can catch the rousing action onstage.


The heart-thumping performance will culminate with the customary Closing Celebrations fireworks display. The spectacular music-making performance by The Stroj promises to keep the beat of the Singapore Arts Festival going even long after it closes.