Category Archives: VOILAH 2020

RUM PAIRING CHEESE & CHOCOLATE

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TAKE A JOURNEY TO THE TROPICS Reunion Island is a fruit paradise, an Eden of spices and fine products. Its cosmopolitan cuisine is also inspired by the diversity of the cultures that populate this island-universe. Discover a French Rum making history by a family distillery with 175 years of experience in rum making from Reunion […]

AFTERLIFE

AS PART OF 7 TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL Afterlife is the sixth chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan’s long-term project A Myth of Two Souls inspired by the epic tale The Ramayana. Afterlife is centered around the bloody war between the army of Ravana and the army of Rama. As its title suggests, the chapter deals with death and reincarnation. With […]

LES ARBRES DE PARIS BY MELISA TEO

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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 […]

FRANCE ALUMNI SINGAPORE INAUGURAL LECTURE

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BY ALAN CHAN, CHAIRMAN, LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY For the first time, the French Embassy in Singapore, together with the French Alumni, will organize a series of lectures – France Alumni Singapore Lecture Series – given by imminent personalities to put the spotlight on how an overseas education, notably in France, influenced their chosen career path […]

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2020

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20 MOVIES RELEASED IN 2020 AMONG OTHERS The annual French Film Festival will be back again as part of vOilah! France Singapore Festival with an exciting line-up of the most recent feature films. Organised by the Embassy of France in Singapore in partnership with the local and French partners, the festival, brought to you for […]

INFINITÉS PLURIELLES PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

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FEATURING INSPIRING WOMEN SCIENTISTS They are chemists, biologists, or mathematicians. They are (astro) physicists, lawyers, historians, or climatologists. Some are young researchers; others are professors or engineers. They work in the private or public sector. And they are women! Their cutting-edge and amazing research is being revealed in the “Infinités Plurielles” exhibition, only open to […]

SUSTAINED CREATIVITY IN DIGITAL COMICS: IN CONVERSATION WITH MARIETTA REN

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AS PART OF SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL With COVID-19, most things have moved online. What does this mean for comic artists who have been creating web or digital comics even before the crisis? How have they changed to stand up in an increasingly crowded digital space?   Join Marietta Ren, a Paris-based artist, in an online panel […]

CONTEMPORARY WINDS, LIVE FROM PARIS WITH THE ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN

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AS PART OF SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS V2.020 Ensemble Intercontemporain’s wind quintet presents a passionate overview of 20th century music in this digital performance. Inspired by nature and her sounds, this concert features music from decorated composers including Claude Debussy, Pierre Boulez, John Cage and Luciano Berio. Join horn player Jens McManama as he shares […]