Category Archives: Culture

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 […]

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), […]

MY LITTLE PAPER PLANET

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PAPER SCULPTING WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY THE LITTLE PRINCE Design your very own planet in this workshop inspired by the beloved novella, The Little Prince from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Using handmade paper pulp, you will create and sculpt a mini planet along with its mounts and craters. Expand your creativity in this papermaking workshop and bring […]

LES GOÛTS RÉÜNIS

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CONCERT BY RED DOT BAROQUE, CONDUCTOR ALAN CHOO Sing’Baroque invites you to a new discovery journey of French baroque music. The ensemble-in-residence Red Dot Baroque, led by conductor Alan Choo, will perform several pieces from the most famous composers showing the confluence and confrontation of the Italian and French styles in 17th and 18th century […]

DIVERTISSEMENT: AN EVENING OF FRENCH MUSIC

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MUSIC IN THE MOONLIGHT Immerse yourself in an evening of French music, some of the most remarkable and delicate gems in the classical repertoire. Ibert’s sparkling Divertissement plays alongside Ravel’s exquisite miniatures from Mother Goose, under the gossamer twilight of Debussy’s unforgettable Clair de lune. Featuring Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Darrell Ang, conductor Claude Debussy: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

INSIDE OUT SINGAPORE

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, […]