Category Archives: HIGHLIGHT

Lionel Sabatte’s sculptures at Jurong Lake Gardens

  Inspired by pre-historic paintings, French sculptor Lionel Sabatte has created a pair of goats using concrete and iron mixed with vegetal fibres. These beautiful sculptures can be found at the Grasslands at Jurong Lake Gardens For the artist, these materials perfectly encapsulate the concept of being “under construction”. Concrete has played an important role […]

La Chandeleur and Crêpe Recipe

On 2 February, Chandeleur is a festival celebrated in France by eating crepes with friends and family. It is an aged old French tradition rooted in and associated with the meaning of light, it also marks the end of the Christmas period coming exactly 40 days after Christmas Eve. The word ‘chandeleur’ comes from ‘chandelle’, […]

Great Success of French TV Series Lupin and Call my Agent

Thrillers, drama, love, and a lot of laughs; whatever your heart’s desire, you will probably be able to find them in French TV series. Recently, French TV series are on a rise with many topping the international charts, outshining the top United States and British shows. This is the new French wave on television and […]

Trilby, Itinerary of a New Woman

The Belle Époque. Poetry, music and visual arts flourish in the cabarets, salons and theaters. We follow the journey of a poor young woman who has to work as a laundress and a prostitute. She finds comfort in Parisian Bohemia and like many grisettes Trilby poses for painters and sculptors. Little Billee the most talented […]

Nuit de la Lecture 2021

Fancy a story about the power of imagination? On the occasion of La Nuit de la Lecture 2021, join Alliance Française on Zoom as they take you through a live storytelling session accompanied by live illustration, happening 30th January, Saturday at 4:30pm SGT. Author, Blandine de Lestrange, and illustrator, Alizée Sire, will tell the story of “The Colour of […]

Kahchun Wong conducts the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse

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Kahchun Wong who conducted the Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France for a unique and innovative concert on the occasion of the Finale of the 2020 edition of vOilah! France Singapore Festival will be in Toulouse on 30 January for an online concert with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (ONCT).   Despite the impact of the […]

11th France + Singapore Photography Arts Award

We always say that “a picture speaks a thousand words”. Sometimes, photographs tell the best stories. The annual France + Singapore Photography Arts Award (FSPAA) is back for its 11th edition. The award aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists by providing a platform for them to showcase their creative talents to an international […]

“IDEAS CHANGE THE WORLD” Live Talks @ IFS

The International French School will be hosting two video-conferences by two knowledgeable speakers.   LIVE TALK WITH LAURENCE ALLARD   Laurence Allard, a sociologist of digital uses, will be speaking about “Responsible use of digital tools and social networks: parents’ roles”. This first video-conference will take place on Thursday 21 January at 7pm SGT over Zoom. […]