Category Archives: PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC

Watch the best of the Aix-en-Provence Festival online for free!

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Due to the cancellation or postponement of all its shows, the 2020 edition of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence offers an alternative online programme of operas, concerts and debates 100% online and free, with most of the contents available until August or the end of the year. The “digital stage” not only offered archive films of recent […]

WHAT THE FRANCE PRESENTS ONCE UPON A SONG

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Once Upon A Song is a new web series launched by What The France. Created in 2017, What The France is a communication platform led by Bureau Export, the French music export association. The website aims at broadcasting playlists, and creating branded events to present the most trending music coming out of the French music […]

Nathalie Ribette awarded the Trophée des Français de l’étranger 2020

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Nathalie Ribette was awarded the 2020 Prize for “Culture – Lifestyle” (Culture – Art de Vivre) of the French living Abroad Trophy (Trophées des Français de l’étranger) by Courrier International and lepetitjournal.com in February 2020. The ceremony which was supposed to take place in March in the Quai d’Orsay – the French Ministry of Europe […]

FRANCE CELEBRATES MUSIC

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“Fête de la Musique” celebrates live music every year and highlights the diversity of musical practices and expressions. It is a major popular event open to all musicians, amateur or professional. Organized for the first time in France in 1982, “Fête de la Musique” has become an international event. More than 120 countries took part […]

International Music Day at Alliance Française

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International Music Day is celebrated in France on 21 June. Alliance Française de Singapour is marking the occasion every year. No exception in 2020: let’s celebrate French music all together on their social medias and on Zoom! Get ready for a day full of musical surprises, with no less than an exclusive online live jazz […]

French radio TSFJazz launches online Jazz festival

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From June 1 to 26, TSFJazz radio will host Studio Grands Boulevards – the first online French Jazz Festival. Every day at 2 a.m. (SG time) during 3 weeks, the festival will present major acts of the French Jazz scene from pianist Eric Legnini to saxophonist Sophie Alour. It will be aired on the radio […]

Behind the curtains with Ballet Preljocaj

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Ballet Preljocaj, the world famous dance company created by French dancer and contemporary dance choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, came to Singapore in May 2018 for the Singapore International Festival Arts with Playlist #1. As a choreographic repertoire, Playlist #1 presented excerpts from nine of Preljocaj most beautiful solos, duos and ensembles from 1993 till now in […]

Live La Vie En Rose with Sing’theatre

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The Singaporean musical theatre company Sing’theatre is streaming their tribute work to Edith Piaf’s enduring love for life, La Vie en Rose, from 29 May 8pm to 14 June 2020. Staged at the iconic Victoria Theatre in May 2015 with the support of the Embassy of France in Singapore to celebrate the 100th anniversary of […]

Asia-France Online Music Conference

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Held by Bureau Export (music export office in France) and the Embassy of France in Singapore, Asia In The Limelight is a first chapter of a series of online conferences and networking meetings that aims to connect Asian high profile music professionals with French music companies. These first two sessions will concentrate on how to […]

France’s art scene comes to your screen – #CultureChezNous

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As some of the cultural industries have been hit hard by the crisis, they have gathered their energies together to propose a common platform for all to enjoy from the safety of our homes. #CultureChezNous was put together by the French Ministry of Culture to access the arts digitally: museums, live houses, opera houses, concerts […]