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                                                             Festivals worth planning
                                                                   a trip for.

                                                           Primavera Sound (Jun 3-7)
                                                         This festival has a line-up of some of
                                                         the most innovative and infl uential   Edinburgh Festival Fringe
                                                         acts across genres, such as lo-   (Aug 7-31)
                    Boryeong Mud Festival (Jul 19-28)    fi  indie, rock and underground    With more than 3,500 shows
                   Located only two hours away from Seoul,   techno. Spread across 16 stages   on o  er at the Fringe, there’s
                   the Boryeong Mud Festival has more    at Barcelona’s Parc del Fòrum,    something for everyone at
                   than mud baths and free mud-powder    Primavera Sound turns 20 in 2020.   this three-week festival. Take
                   massages that are good for exfoliating   Look forward to acts like Iron   your pick from a wide range
                   and rejuvenating skin. There are      Maiden, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon,   of theatre, comedy, dance and
                   competitive mudfl at games, ziplining, EDM   DJ Park Hye-jin and American  cabaret performances, children’s
                   performances and a seaside water park.  indie rock band Pavement.       shows, musicals and exhibitions.

                                                         Design focus
                      GOING GREEN                        Jasmine Lee, Senior Vice President,
                      Here’s how to reduce your          Head of Global Technical Services
                      carbon footprint from flying.      at Frasers Hospitality, shares about
                                                         a design feature to note at the
                      Flights account for about          newest Fraser property.
                      2.5 per cent of global
                      carbon dioxide produced,           “The Tabano armchair, designed
                      and the greenhouse gases           by Patricia Urquiola for B&B
                      they emit do more damage           Italia, which you can see at
                      than those from vehicles           the lobby lounge of Fraser
                      on the ground. Some                Suites Akasaka, Tokyo.
                      airlines have a carbon o  set      If you’d like to have
                      programme, so the easiest          this chair in your home,
                      way is to pay an additional        place it in any living
                      fee that goes to this scheme       room or bedroom corner
                      when you book your fl ight.         – it easily adapts to both
                      Another way is to reduce           formal or relaxed settings.
                      the number of short-haul           You can also choose to
                      fl ights you take, as take-o        upholster the Tabano in fabric
                      and landing are when the           or leather, or a combination,
                      largest amount of emissions        and have the base in
                      are produced. By that same         polyurethane or wood, to fit
                                                         your interiors. The chair is
              MAIN IMAGE HERVÉ HÔTE  direct fl ights rather than   not only beautiful – its shape,   In Singapore, the Tabano can be found at
                      reasoning, it’s best to pick
                                                         voluminous seat and back make
                                                         it extremely comfortable.”
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