DJs on deck. Small-batch craft gin. Women in summer clothes and straw hats, dancing the night away. No, we aren’t describing the scene at Coachella or Wonderfruit; however, the inaugural Urban Polo event’s setting came about on Sat (Feb 23), with the placing silhouette of Marina Bay Sands within the background.
Singapore has become the primary use outside New Zealand to host Urban Polo after the occasion turned into delivered to Wellington and Auckland in 2017. And five lucky CNA Lifestyle Facebook fans got to revel in the one-day best opportunity for themselves. The winners have been plied with a complimentary bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne as icing on the cake.
Urban Polo is the brainchild of Simon Wilson, who adapted the game of polo to create a much quicker and greater thrilling model of the game for each gamer and spectators. Thanks to a low perimeter wall, spectators could enjoy the suit pitchside. They could even get close enough to high-five the players as they trotted using on their horses.
“It’s so rare to discover polo in an urban putting, with horses inside the city,” said CNA Lifestyle Experience winner Mac Tan, who attended the occasion with his associate Joy Eng. Said Eng, “Also being able to see the horses at play right in the front of Marina Bay Sands. I assume it changed into very picturesque, mainly at sundown.”
Another winner, Alex Toh, echoed this sentiment. “The spotlight of my CNA Lifestyle Experience these days has been the opportunity to be so near the motion. Usually, in a polo fit, you don’t get to be so up near and personal. And due to the fact the sector is commonly bigger in a polo healthy, the event takes place across a larger space.”
Live DJ sets, along with food and drinks providers providing everything from prawn cocktails and cheese wheel risotto to beer on a faucet and craft gin, gave the occasion – which ran from 4 pm and lasted properly into the nighttime – a festive, carnival-like vibe.
Tan added, “The song is super, the food is great, it’s thrilling. We’ve had a perfect time thus far. We’ve were given some quite right pictures as nicely!”
Likewise for Toh. “What has genuinely defined my CNA Lifestyle Experience is the party ecosystem and the opportunity to be so close to the action,” he concluded.