Tuesday, August 28, 2012

ZoukOut 2012 will be a 2 days party with great DJ lineup

ZoukOut 2012, the 12th installment of the annual dance music festival held in Singapore since 2000, will be on dates between 7-8 December 2012 at Siloso Beach at Sentosa Island. Day 1 will be December 7 between 9 PM - 4 AM and Day 2 will be on December 8th between 8 PM - 8 AM. ZoukOut is organised by one of the oldest and most popular nightclubs in Singapore, Zouk, and it is one of Asia's biggest music dance festivals. The party is a one of many events of large Christmas in Tropics (CIT) chain of events in Singapore.

This year, partygoers  will enjoy Electro, Trance, House, Techno to Mambo, Hip Hop and Pop from a string of famous DJs. ZoukOut 2012 DJ Lineup include;

Day 1 - December 7th 2012 Lineup
  • English trance music group Above & Beyond,
  • Dutch progressive and electro house DJ and music producer Robbert van de Corput (professionally known as Hardwell),
  • American DJ and record producer Ryan Raddon (professionally known as Kaskade),
  • Musical project by DJ/Producer Diplo, Major Lazer,
  • Blink and Goldfish from Zouk KL (Kuala Lumpur),
  • Sudha,
  • Montreal-born DJ, turntablist Alain Macklovitch a.k.a. A-Trak,
  • Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer Adam Richard Wiles a.k.a. Calvin Harris,
  • Australian electro house/dubstep duo Knife Party,
  • and many more ...
This is the second time in the party's history that it will be held 2 nights under the stars. ZoukOut is in its 12th year now and as one of the biggest outdoor beach parties in Asia, it is quite famous around the region. More than 35% of the audience are tourists. ZoukOut 2011 drew around 28,000 people from the region and from around the world.

ZoukOut 2012 7-8 December 2012 Siloso Beach video introduction

Here is a brief highlight of the event on Singapore Tourism Board press release:

Singapore‟s most anticipated annual outdoor dance party at Siloso Beach has been bringing together  night revellers all over Asia for over a decade now. Organised by long-reigning superclub Zouk, this two-night dance music festival features world-class acts that span house, techno, trance, hip hop and electro, and has seen the likes of Carl Cox, Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Sasha, David Guetta and other  DJs. 
This year‟s line-up includes big names Major Lazer, Above & Beyond and Calvin Harris and many others. Visitors can also experience some of Singapore‟s best DJ talents at work with Jeremy Boon, Aldrin and Hong spinning the decks.

Zouk (French Creole word for 'party') is one of the oldest and most popular nightclubs in Singapore which also has a sister club in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Zouk is also ranked number 10 on DJ Magazine's list of Top 100 clubs in the world in 2006, 2007 and 2010.[2]

You must be over 18 (and prove this by an identity card) if you like to join the party. Although it is a beach party, swimming is prohibited and no videography is allowed. Here are some survival tips for ZoukOut 2012:
  • Bring something to protect yourself from heavy rain.
  • Put beachwear on and wear sandals.
  • No foods and drinks are allowed from outside and it will sure be expensive inside. So before coming eat full and drink also a little.
  • Beware of theft.

How to get to ZoukOut 2012 party venue?

1 - You can go to Harbourfront or Vivocity. You can use MRT (North - East Line) or Circle Line to go to Harbour Front MRT Station. From there you can walk the Sentosa Board Walk to Enter Resort World. From there you can walk towards Merlion Tower to Siloso Beach. Or you can go to VivoCity and then take Sentosa Express Monorail and alight at Beach Station.

2 - There will be a Zoukout ShuttleBus from Harbourfront Bus Interchange.

3 - You can get there by car. There are 3 carparks you can use : Beach Station Car Park,  Imbiah Lookout Car Park and Cove Arrival Plaza Car Park.

See also Singapore September 2012 Event Calendar for other events in September 2012.

[1] - Are You Ready To Party At Zoukout 2012?
[2] - Zouk (club)

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