scoot | Issue 43 • December 2018

72 SCOOT WHAT’S ON WORDS ARA LUNA-RESTON ANDMELISSA CHUA PHOTOGRAPHY SCIENCE CENTRE SINGAPORE 1 – 16December MONACOFILMFESTIVAL Hong Kong: Following the success of Asia’s first Monaco Film Festival held in Singapore in 2017, the Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority has chosen the city of Hong Kong for its 2018 edition. Movie buffs can expect a ground-breaking selection of films shot in and around Monaco through past decades to present day — from vintage classics such as To Catch a Thief (1956) starring Hollywood royalty Grace Kelly, to the modern-day documentary Monaco: Back to the Future (2017). monacofilmfestival SINGAPORE Ongoing till 17March 2019 IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME! Singapore: How did the ancient Greeks wake up on time without electric alarm clocks? Or send messages over long distances in an instant? The Inventions of Ancient Greece: Origins of Our Modern Technology at The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore has the answers! With over 40 inventions – curated by the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Greece – and free daily shows, this interactive exhibition will have you venturing back in time to marvel at the world’s firsts in robotics, automation, programming, astronomy, timekeeping, music, and more! Want to win tickets? Tell us where The Inventions of Ancient Greece: Origins of Our Modern Technology exhibition is being held and score one of the five pairs up for grabs! To enter, email with the subject “Ancient Greece Exhibition x Scoot Contest” and the following details by 31 Dec 2018, 11.59 p.m. (GMT+8): a. The correct answer b. Full name c. Age d. Nationality Terms and conditions: i. The contest is open topeople 18 years and above ii. Winners will be notified via email within two working weeks, with prize redemption details iii. Prizes are to be collected at Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081 iv. Science Centre Singapore reserves the right to disqualify and/or remove any entry that does not meet the above eligibility criteria December 31 December MELBOURNE STAR NEWYEAR’S EVE SOIRÉE Melbourne: When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, partygoers on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel will be ogling at a spectacular fireworks display and sipping champagne 120 metres above the city – and you’re invited. What’s more, you’ll be treated to canapes, drinks, and a DJ serving sick beats as you welcome 2019 with, well, a bang!