Flame trees will not just be the ones that would appear to be ablaze in this year's Flame Tree Arts Festival, as an award-winning company comes to Saipan to deliver a spectacular laser light show.
The Flame Tree Arts Festival, slated for April 16-18, 2004, is the largest cultural celebration in Micronesia, featuring arts and crafts, dance, music, and cuisine. On Saturday and Sunday at 8pm, festival revelers will enjoy a 30-minute laser light show produced by Lasertainment, whose credits include the Olympic Festival, Six Flags over Mid-America, and numerous international productions.
Lasertainment produces professional laser light shows and media projections for corporate meetings, trade shows, festivals, fairs, advertising campaigns and promotions, grand openings, and product introductions.
“We're very excited about the debut of this unique type of show at the Arts Festival,” said Festival Coordinator Angel S. Hocog of the DCCA Commonwealth Council for Arts and Culture. “We think it's going to be a crowd favorite, and we're especially grateful for the sponsorship support that has made it possible.”
The Saipan show, estimated to cost over $20,000, is being sponsored by SAIPANCELL Communications.
“As a corporation, we need to support the islands and the people who live here. These are our customers,” said Kevin Seeker, Director of Marketing. “This is just one way of expressing our thanks, supporting the Flame Tree Arts Festival, and saying, 'Come back next year!'”
This year's festival is expected to be the largest ever, with over 100 booths. As in years past, the festival will be held at the American Memorial Park.
For more information, contact Festival Coordinator Angel S. Hocog at the Commonwealth Council for Arts and Culture, Dept. of Community and Cultural Affairs, at 670-322-9982/3.