Author Archives: Cécile Gauthier

ANGKOR: EXPLORING CAMBODIA’S SACRED CITY

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08 APRIL – 22 JULY 2018 The civilisation of Angkor left an artistic legacy that lives on most spectacularly in its architecture and sculpture. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the archaeological complexes are acknowledged today as great masterpieces. But until the late 19th century, they were virtually unknown to the outside world. In this ACM […]

DISCOVER EUROPE THROUGH FILMS, THE EUROPEAN UNION FILM FESTIVAL 2018 AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF SINGAPORE

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The European Union Film Festival (EUFF), in its 28th edition this year, is Singapore’s longest running foreign Film Festival. “Each year, EUFF brings Singaporean and European communities together, adding to the cross-cultural dialogue through the narrative of cinema”. -Ms Barbara Plinkert, European Union Ambassador to Singapore- The Festival takes place at the National Gallery from […]

THE MERLION PROGRAMME

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The «MERLION» is a joint programme for franco-singaporean scientific collaboration. Launched and managed by the Science Section of the French Embassy in Singapore, the programme initiates and encourages scientific exchanges between laboratories in both countries through the funding of researcher mobility. Since its creation, «MERLION» has funded nearly 200 projects.   The «MERLION» programme – […]

FRENCH PERFORMANCES AT THE 2018 SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS (SIFA)

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Sodade…by Cirque Rouages is an aerial circus performed to live music. Every stormy evening, an old man, exiled for a long time, approaches the sea side. When the wind caresses his skin, he returns into his indelible memories. A daydream of sweet nostalgia, not to ever forget, and continue to live whatever it takes. …Sodade… […]

MEETING WITH DR FRANCK SCOLA ORGANISED BY APFS

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17 April 2018, from 7 pm to 9 pm  The Association des professeurs de français de Singapour in partnership with the Belgian Embassy invites you to a meeting with Dr. Franck SCOLA, a specialist in childhood. bilingual.  His book “Comprendre et accompagner l’enfance bilingue” is available for 28 EUROS, or S$45. You can have it […]

LAUNCH OF “MY IDEA FOR THE FRENCH LANGUAGE” CONSULTATIONS

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With the aim of collecting ideas and proposals to support the promotion and learning of the French language around the world, the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Culture launched on 26 January 2018 at the Quai d’Orsay, the international citizen consultation platform “My Idea for the French Language”.  (lien cliquable […]

WEI KEONG TAN’S LAST PRODUCTION SELECTED FOR ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The 2018 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival will take place from June 11th to 16th. The festival and its market is the biggest event worldwide in animation with more than 10 000 delegates coming from 87 countries. The great news for the Lion City is that Wei Keong Tan’s film Between Us […]

INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTIAN MINIATURA, RESEARCH DIRECTOR AT CNRS

Director of Research at the CNRS, Christian Miniatura is the head of MajuLab, a joint Franco-Singaporean Mixed International Unit research laboratory. He is a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) of the Nanyang Technological University […]

“AGEING WELL” TECHNOLOGY TO HELP THE SENIORS

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Director of the Franco-Singaporean laboratory IPAL (Image & Pervasive Access Lab), Professor Mounir Mokhtari leads a research in the field of human-assistance technologies; the project “City4age” defines a model of a smart city adapted to the assistance of the frail and dependent elderly, that improves their quality of daily living and facilitates the action of […]