Arts & Culture

Singapore Bicentennial Office: Events to be organised in 2019 to mark 200 years of history for Singapore 2019
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Bicentennial Office (SBO) announced that the year 2019 will mark 200 years of history for Singapore and events have been prepared to commemorate the nation’s bicentennial milestone. The office under the Prime Minister Office, shared that a new experiential showcase held at Read More

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SIFA 2018 unveils the full line-up for its film programme – Singular Screens
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 (SIFA 2018) unveils the international line-up of 13 exceptional new films in the programme Singular Screens — one Asian premiere and 12 Singapore premieres. Curated by Asian Film Archive,  SIFA 2018 invites film and arts lovers to embark on cinematic Read More

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Singapore Dance Theatre opens up its 30th anniversary celebration with Giselle 2018 Esplanade Theatre (12 – 15 April)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) is celebrating its 30 years of traditional and modern choreography with the opening of a great romantic ballet, Giselle from 12 -15 April. For the first time, Giselle will be performed at the Esplanade Theatre. Drawing audiences into a Read More

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Drama Box and The Necessary Stage present Underclass
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Why is there growing concern about Singapore’s class divide? What is the face of inequality in our society today, and whose responsibility is it to address this issue? Local theatre companies Drama Box and The Necessary Stage (TNS), who had last collaborated in Read More

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A Week at All Saints Home, Part Two
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on March 29th, 2018 at 06:06 pmNote: This is the second of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part one here. == Three days later, the ABBS volunteers gather at All Saints Home in Yishun. One by Read More

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A Week at All Saints Home, Part One
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Note: This is the first of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part two here. == An old lady in a wheelchair looks up to me. She smiles and says something in Teochew to the volunteer beside her. They Read More

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Understanding heritage here beyond colonial perspective
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Wong Chee Meng There is an old joke, that if any major building bears a name to remind us of Singapore’s emergence as a young nation, it would soon be demolished: remember National Theatre at Fort Canning, National Library at Stamford Road, Read More

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Pointers for the 12 Animal Signs in 2018 by Joey Yap, renowned fengshui consultant
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Renowned Feng Shui consultant, Dato’ Joey Yap shares with the interested public on his Chinese Zodiac predictions in this 2018. Dog Overall Luck 2018 is a mixed bag with a fair share of personal and professional problems, even as you attain success Matters from one Read More

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“Journeys, a double bill” – A production of two similar yet distinctively flavoured solo-pieces
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

This weekend saw the performance of two local talented artists, Erwin Shah Ismail and Kimberly Chan of their self-written production in “Journeys, a double bill” at the School of the Arts Singapore. Performed as solo-pieces, each performer single-highhandedly covered 45 mins of showtime (without Read More

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Depositing money on Li Chun at specific timing for good fortune, is an urban myth without basis in Fengshui
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Today is Li Chun (立春), a special day marked by the Chinese community around the world. Historically, Li Chun is the day, marking the first period of the Solar Terms where which is a calendar of twenty-four periods and climate to govern agricultural arrangements in ancient China, and the Read More

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