The Conscious Festival — 12 workshops, such as i Quest, you need to be conscious about this year.

The Conscious Festival is an urban gathering to promote conscious living — whether it’s for the climate, biodiversity, food security, technological advancement, and more.

If you want to learn more about how you can live a more conscious lifestyle, this year’s edition features 12 talks by industry leaders, hands-on workshop, a marketplace, and even a whole concert.

A glimpse of last year’s festival, held at South Beach

Also, if you’ve heard of people talking i Quest, we’ll be sharing more about it at the end of the article too.

12 things to do at The Conscious Festival

1. The Conscious Concert

The Conscious Festival presents The Conscious Concert, featuring the groundbreaking Natural Symphony and visionary sound and light artist, Joey Dean.

Enjoy captivating soundscapes derived from Natural Symphony’s innovative technology, where the live frequencies and bio-rhythms of plants are transformed into music.

This is certainly one of the most interesting things to do in Singapore, especially if you’re looking for something artsy.

Tickets to The Conscious Concert are available online at $60, including a plant-based snack and drink.

Date: 8 June 2024, 7-10pm

Location: Level 11 Skygarden, South Beach Tower

2. Conscious-living workshops

If you prefer a more hands-on activity, The Conscious Festival has prepared six different wellness workshops for you in the upcoming weekends.

We’ve listed down the events chronologically.

2.1. Cosmic Calling

cosmic calling astrology workshop at The Conscious Festival
Cosmic Calling workshop. Photo: The Conscious Festival

Mercury in retrograde? Find out what that really means, alongside what your astrology natal chart says about you.

At this astrology workshop, you get to decode your astrology natal chart, discover how you can harness the four elements in your life, engage in somatic practices, and lastly, prepare for the upcoming New Moon in Gemini on 6 June and harness its transformative energy.

To make the most out of your workshop, it’s recommended that your preprare yourbirth details, including your date, time and location of birth.

Date: 1 June 2024, 5:30-30pm
Location:
Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands

2.2. 9D Breathwork: Full Reset Journey

4D shows at Universal Studios Singapore are pretty cool, but if you want to truly rejuvenate yourself, we recommend signing up for a 9D Breathwork Journey at The Conscious Festival.

Transcends conventional practices, this immersive workshop aims to reduce stress and encourage emotional healing. You’ll learn new practices such as bioacoustics sound effects, subliminal hypnotic therapy, guided vocal coaching and somatic breath work.

Date: 2 June 2024, 5:30-30pm
Location: Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands

2.3. Immersion: Why don’t we dance? In Partnership With Wild Pearl Studio

Maybe you need something a little more… active.

Well, head down to Marina Bay Sands before the sun even rises for a social dance party. Not only do you get a refreshing start to the weekend, it’s also a great place to mingle and socialise with like-minded individuals.

Date: 7 June 2024, 6:30-9am
Location: Lower Promenade, Marina Bay Sands

2.4. Exploring Energy Freedom: A Neuromuscular Approach To 3D Movement

Working out for muscles and physical health is pretty cool, but here’s a different way to engage your next workout.

Join Melvin Hart, a multi-faceted healer and spiritual guide, in a unique 3D Movement session, where you get to not only strengthen your body, but also your mind.

Date: 8 June 2024, 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands

2.5. Are You Breathing, Really? A Cyclical Breath Experience

Things to do at The Conscious Festival Singapore - Cyclical breath experience
Photo: The Conscious Festival

Would you really pay to breathe?

Well… if it’s a transformative breathing session to rejuvenate the layers of our beings? Why not.

Reconnect with the five elements of nature — earth, water, fire, air and space — through Suraya Sam’s signature ritual practices in somatic movement, aromatherapy, breathwork, yoga nidra and gong therapy. Suraya is the Co-Creator of House of Ascend, a meditation centre in Norway that is based off the teachings of Huachumeros in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Date: 9 June 2024, 5:30-7pm
Location: Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands

2.6. World Yoga Day – In Partnership With Yoga Movement and Wild Pearl Studio

Lastly, for a no-frills and familiar wellness workshop, sign up for a yoga class with an enchanting view of the Marina Bay skyline.

Date: 21 June 2024, 7-9pm
Location:
The Promontory, Marina Bay Sands

Tickets to all workshops cost $35, and are available on The Conscious Festival’s website.

3. Marketplace

Marketplace from last year's festival
Marketplace from last year’s festival. Photo: The Conscious Festival

Across the next two weekends, on 31 May-2 June and 7-9 June, 6-10pm, explore a variety of local and regional sustainable brands at the upcoming marketplace.

Participating brands include:

Highlights include:
– Wild About — homegrown sustainable athleisure brand
– Heycann — a multi-disciplinary artist who creates semi-permanent tattoos plant-based jagua ink
– Miseico — skincare products derived from natural, vegan, and cruelty-free ingredients
– Katruss — Quality sleepwear and loungewear crafted from plant-based fabrics like rose and aloe vera
– Oasis Beauty Kitchen — vegan and natural daily products that are formulated and handmade in Singapore

Entry to the marketplace is free.

Date: 31 May-2 June, 7-9 June 2024, 6-10pm
Location: Lower Promenade, Marina Bay Sands

4. Talks by industry leaders

Last year's talks by industry leaders at The Conscious Festival
Photo: The Conscious Festival

Not sure what sustainability means?

The Conscious Festival has invited industry leaders to share all about the various pillars of conscious living, whether it’s on a personal or organisational level. For instance, how does the progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) impact society? Can a sustainable fashion industry really exist?

More information and tickets to their talks can be found on their website.

5. i Quest

This year’s festival marks the first-ever collaboration with i Light Singapore.

In partnership with Seastainable, The Conscious Festival x i Light Singapore pledges to contribute to a restoration programme located in Dompak Island, Bintan, which conducts research on coastal preservation methods, trains and hires local communities to plant mangrove and seaweed seedlings in their natural habitats.

So how can we help?

Simply explore the festival grounds and search for 19 unique QR codes sprawled along the area. Each QR code scan contributes 1 point to the festival’s community scoreboard in real-time. With every 1,000 points earned, the organisers can plant 160 mangrove and seaweed seedlings. From 3,000 scans onwards, they can pledge to increase their contribution to 400 seedlings to the restoration programme.

Dates: 31 May-23 June

Location: South Beach and Marina Bay Sands
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu: 7:30-11pm
Fri-Sat: 7:30pm-12am
Sunday: 7:30-11pm

The Conscious Festival

Date: 31 May-21 June 2024

Location: South Beach and Marina Bay Sands

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