Wishing Spheres Project 2014 :: SG50

Since its first appearance in 2005, the wishing spheres have become a yearly tradition where Singaporeans from all walks of life are invited to pen a wish for the community and Singapore at Wishing Stations located island-wide. The Wishing Spheres will be set afloat in Marina Bay and form a magnificent installation on New Year's Eve.

Wishing Station at Marina Bay City Gallery

This year, in celebration of SG50 and to mark the 10th edition of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown,  a record 25,000 wishing spheres will be available for the public to pen their wishes. 5,000 red spheres will be included for the first time to form a giant number '50' in the Bay. Each Wishing Sphere in the bay represents a heartfelt hope, a belief that New Year will bring new possibilities and a brighter tomorrow.

And for the first time ever, Great Eastern, a home-grown brand and the most established insurance company in Singapore is sponsoring the Wishing Spheres Project. It's great that so many local organisations are contributing towards this signature event for Singapore!

We dropped by the Marina Bay City Gallery, which is where one of the wishing stations is located and were greeted with a beautifully decorated façade of big red spheres! People can pen their wishes or maybe even draw their wishes on the façade, isnt that cool? 

Majority of the visitors here are tourists and students from overseas schools on a field trip. They too were eager to pen their wishes for Singapore!

If you are feeling shy, you can also do the conventional way of inking your wishes on the Wishing Sphere located inside the gallery.

Kids will have fun...

...and so will the adults!

Gather the family and head on down to the various wishing stations located island-wide to pen your New Year wishes on the wishing spheres. Watch as your wishes are gathered and set afloat in  Marina Bay to form a stunning visual arts display!

Wishing Stations in Singapore

1 Nov – 23 Dec 2014, 6pm – 10pm
Esplanade Outdoor Theatre and Concourse

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 12pm – 8pm
Central Public Library
Jurong Regional Library
Serangoon Public Library
Tampines Regional Library
Woodlands Regional Library

24 Nov – 28 Nov 2014, 11am – 8pm
Marina Bay Link Mall, B2

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 10am – 9pm
Suntec Convention Hall, L3

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 10am – 10pm
Bedok Point, L3
Century Square, L2
CityLink Mall, B1
Compass Point Shopping Centre, L1
JCube, L1
Marina Square, L3
Orchard Gateway, L1
Suntec City Mall (Beside the Fountain of Wealth)
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, B2
Toa Payoh Hub, L1
Westgate, L1

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 11am – 10pm
Changi City Point, L1

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 12pm – 10pm
Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, L1
The Cathay, L1

1 Nov – 12 Dec 2014, 10am – 8pm
Marina Bay City Gallery

14 Nov – 12 Dec 2014, 11am – 7pm
Great Eastern Building

14 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 10am – 10pm
Changi Airport Terminal 3, B2

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 10am – 8pm
Gardens by the Bay (Beside the Visitor Centre)

28 Nov – 12 Dec 2014, 10am – 10pm
One Fullerton

28 Nov – 14 Dec 2014, 10am – 10pm
Singapore Flyer (Beside the Visitor Centre)

28 Nov – 12 Dec 2014, 12pm – 2pm
The URA Centre

8 Dec – 12 Dec 2014, 12pm – 2 pm
OUE Building

If you can't make it to the Wishing Stations but want to pen down your wishes badly, fret not you can do it virtually at www.marinabaycountdown.sg/make-a-wish/

For more information on Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2015 visit www.marinabaycountdown.sg/. Follow @MarinaBaySG and check #MBSC2015 on Twitter and find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Most importantly stay tune with us to find out the latest happenings gearing up to the epic event of the year!