This Event At one-north Has A Future Food Street, A Soapbox Race & Drone-Flying Workshops

Original article:http://thesmartlocal.com/read/one-north-festival-2017

This Event At one-north Has A Future Food Street, A Soapbox Race & Drone-Flying Workshops

Celebrate creativity and innovation at RACE.EAT.PLAY

 
one-north festival's race eat play

If you’re always brimming with ideas or constantly thinking of ways to improve the way things work, this one festival will be right up your alley. 

Unlike your regular festivals, JTC's inaugural RACE.EAT.PLAY @ one-north Festival is all about tech and innovation. From piloting your very own drone to watching a motorless car race, here are 6 reasons why this event is for techies and festival lovers alike:

 

1. Witness a race among handcrafted motorless cars

 
one-north's first soapbox race

one-north’s first-ever outdoor Soapbox Race isn’t anything like your average car race. You don’t wanna miss this thrilling chase among unpowered vehicles that are fueled by nothing but pure creativity and gravity. 

Judged on a combination of aesthetics, functionality, and speed, catch these gravity racers as they tackle the Biopolis Road slope which will be transformed into a race and obstacle course.

If there are any Soapbox vehicles that might tickle your fancy on the day of the race, you can register here to have a chance at voting for the ‘Most Popular Soapbox’ award. It may not seem like a big deal but you might just increase someone’s chances at winning $300 - that’s worth 42 McSpicy meals from McDonald’s!

P.S. The Race Day is 19th August, Saturday!

 

2. Program your own robot to fight your friends

 
robot jamming workshop by dreamcatcher

Release your inner Gru from Despicable Me as you learn to program your army of minion robots and have them engage with other robots at their Robotic Jamming Workshops. Unleash your creativity at its full potential and design a robot that’ll help earn victory for you as they battle it out against other robots in a balloon warfare! May the best robot win - good luck!

Note: This workshop is free and open only to registered participants of the RACE.EAT.PLAY@ one-north Festival. Sign up here or on-site at the registration counter.

 

3. Pilot a drone through a standard obstacle course

 
drone obstacle course by 65drones

With new laws in place for recreational drone flying, here's one place you can still do so without worries. Take part in their Drone Flying Workshop and experience piloting a drone through a number of obstacles in their Drone Racing Cage.

 

DIY drones by 65drones

Besides getting to explore the different functions of a drone, you’ll get to take it up a notch and craft your very own mini drone!

Note: This workshop is free and open only to registered participants of the RACE.EAT.PLAY@ one-north Festival. Sign up here or on-site at the registration counter.

 

4. Have a feast at Future Food Street

 

Get your caffeine boost from Coffee Bandits

unicorn popcorn by coffee bandits

Feeling famished or simply just need a little pick-me-up? Do yourself a favour and grab a cuppa from Coffee Bandits. Besides selling rich coffee, they’ll also be dishing up a vast array of munchies that are almost too pretty to eat - so, go ahead and delight yourself in their Unicorn Popcorn, Popping Galaxy Bagel and Galaxy Toasts. You won’t regret throwing your diet out of the window for this!

 

raw soups by coffee bandits

Apart from the ultimate eye candy sweet treats, you can expect to feast on their Vegan Zucchini Pasta and tasty Raw Soups - all of which have been specially curated for this event. Be sure to give their delectable treats a try while you’re there as you won’t be able to find these food items on their regular menu!

Score the famous nitrogen dessert at Future Food Street

dragon's breath by smoke out singapore

Image Credit: Smoke Out

If you’ve always wanted to create smoke rings without actually smoking a cigarette or vaping, well now you can. Head on down to Smoke Out’s booth at Future Food Street as they’ll be serving up their famous nitrogen dessert that’ll turn your mouth into a steam machine: Dragon’s Breath.

All you gotta do is pop the rainbow coloured cereal-like balls into your mouth and you’ll find yourself blowing a fog-like gas, almost resembling a dragon - only without the flame.

Indulge in guilt-free burgers by Veganburg

veganburg

Image Credit: @veganburg

Up your healthy eating game and treat yo’self to delish burgers from Veganburg. Unlike your typical fast food burgers, they redefine food pop culture by rooting plant-y of twists in their 100% plant-based menu. So if you’ve always thought vegan food to be unappetising, these burgers will have you thinking twice.

 

Think out of the box at RACE.EAT.PLAY @ one-north Festival

 
robotics workshop by dreamcatcher

Ideators and innovators, it’s time to rejoice. At RACE.EAT.PLAY @ one-north Festival, you get to celebrate creativity and innovation in a fun way. So bring your friends and families along to enjoy an epic weekend full of fun activities and great food. It’s time to put on your creative hat and get inspired!

Here are some registration perks you’ll be entitled to:

● Exclusive access and photo opportunities at the Soapbox Race Course
● The chance to vote for your favourite Soapbox vehicle
● Exclusive discounts and samples at Future Food Street
● Take part in the Robot Jamming workshops
● Fly a mini-drone in the Drone Racing Cage

Event Date: 18th & 19th August 2017, Friday and Saturday
Time: 11AM-6PM
Location: Biopolis @ one-north
Nearest MRT: Buona Vista

Find out more about RACE.EAT.PLAY here!


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