Category Archives: Culture

CLEMENCEAU IN SINGAPORE

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME Clemenceau is a symbol of resilience for French people as he led the Nation to victory during the First World War. After stepping down as President of Council, he went on a tour of Asia in 1920-21.  The exhibition traces Clemenceau’s visits to Singapore – the anticipation […]

A VIRTUAL VOYAGE THROUGH MASTERPIECES

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CREATIVE SESSIONS – WORKSHOPS – ONLINE CHATS Join us on an immersive journey of discovery, inspiration and creation. Through multi-sensory experiences and interactive activities, it invites participants to travel back in time for an intimate rendezvous with French and Francophone old masters. These creative sessions offer an exploration of four dreamlike VR animation films by […]

PARIS MY NEIGHBOURHOOD

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BEST OF PARISIAN MUSIC AND LIFESTYLE Paris My Neighbourhood is a 2-part series presenting the best of Parisian music, art, F&B and culture through the eyes of Breakbot & Irfane presented by Collective Minds. Featuring interviews with owners of different establishments, such as the cultural icon Busy P from Ed Banger Records, this programme will […]

INSIDE OUT SINGAPORE

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AS PART OF 7TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL This year, the 7th edition of the Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is bringing the acclaimed Inside Out project to Singapore for the first time. During the months of November, December and January with Inside Out’s mobile photo booth, outfitted into the project’s iconic instant printing truck, […]

THE FLÂNEUR AND THE CITY

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A CONVERSATION WITH MARC NAIR AND TSEN-WAYE TAY The Flâneur and the City is a webinar-conversation with two Singaporean artists, Marc Nair and Tsen-Waye Tay, featured in a recent exhibition titled “Sightlines” presented at Alliance Française de Singapour. It will highlight the influence of French writers and artists in the poems and photographs showcased in […]

GEORGES CLEMENCEAU & DR LIM BOON KENG: INTERTWINED DESTINIES

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME Both doctors and political activists in their early days, Georges Clemenceau and Dr Lim Boon Keng shared many similarities. They both founded and published newspapers to support their ideas and spent time far away from their homes (Edinburgh for Dr Lim and New York City for Clemenceau), […]

THE VEIL OF HAPPINESS

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME A fiery anti-colonialist statesman fascinated by the Far East, Georges Clemenceau wrote a play that takes place in a fantasised China and tells a witty, funny, entertaining philosophical tale about truth and happiness. Performed in Paris, the United States and China and adapted into a musical and […]

A ROSE-TINTED GLASS

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SCREENPRINTING WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Recreate the iconic rose from Beauty and the Beast, authored by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve, in this fun and simple workshop. In this activity, you will use a screen printing method to create an image of a rose inspired by the design elements of a stained […]

LES ARTS FLORISSANTS, 40 YEARS OF RE-DISCOVERY OF BAROQUE MUSIC

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WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF WILLIAM CHRISTIE Sing’Baroque will be presenting William Christie, the Art of Giving, a film directed by Jamila Buzkova for the 40th anniversary of the world-famous ensemble Les Arts Florissants, founded by William Christie. There will be a live session with William Christie before the broadcasting, where he will present his ensemble, […]

LES ARBRES DE PARIS BY MELISA TEO

Champs De Mars, 2019

THE TREES OF PARIS French is one of the languages where the word “culture” is designated to both matters of the mind and of nature. This is evident in the dual love of Parisians for trees and gardens, as well as books. Just as trees need to be constantly cared for and tended to in […]