5 ways the Esplanade has made an impact on Singapore's arts scene

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:05:36 GMT

From commissioning large and small shows (beginning with Forbidden City in 2002) to holding festivals of its own and being a venue for others such as the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival and the different iterations of the Singapore Arts Festival, it has ...

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Singapore win two gold, three bronze medals at WorldSkills 2017

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:22:02 GMT

Singapore on Thursday (Oct 19) bagged two gold and three bronze medals at the 44th edition of WorldSkills, a biennial global skills competition for youth. Singapore's two gold medals were in freight forwarding and 3D digital game art - both new ...and more »

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:02:26 GMT

SINGAPORE - The latest Miss Singapore Universe to wear the crown is Ms Manuela Blanka Bruntraeger, 24. Beating 19 other finalists at the grand finale held at Resorts World Sentosa's West Ballroom on Wednesday (Oct 11) evening, Ms Bruntraeger took ...and more »

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Commentary: Singapore

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:17:54 GMT

S Rajaratnam School of International Studies' associate research fellow Irene Chan highlights that when disagreements get out of hand, Singapore leaders will do well to pay close attention to communicating Singapore's position to Chinese leaders as ...

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Meet Stella, Singapore's last 'dragon' descendant

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:03:54 GMT

"My grandfather inherited the dragon kiln when he came over to Singapore," said Stella, who may very well be the last and youngest family member to look after it. To her, the art of wood-firing is dear to her heart. "I can't bear to see the art of wood ...

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From art investor to technopreneur

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 21:01:55 GMT

"Over the years, I got to know a lot of collectors in the art scene. I gradually started sourcing for pieces for private investors and became a dealer," said the Singapore permanent resident, adding that one of her favourite artworks is by 20th-century ...

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Art for pets? This unusual exhibition in Singapore was made for cats and dogs

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 04:49:41 GMT

SINGAPORE: Fancy going to an art exhibition with your pet cat or dog? An ongoing show will have your beloved pets playfully tugging at toy bones, frolicking in a ball-filled pit, and scratching things to their heart's content – all in the name of art ...

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Arts Picks: Poop!, 80by80, Da Capo XII: Miyazaki In The Park By NUS Wind Symphony and more

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:32:23 GMT

Thirty-eight Singapore artists, including prominent names such as Ian Woo, Milenko Prvacki and Zai Kuning, have donated their works measuring 80 by 80cm. This month marks the 15th anniversary of the Esplanade and these artists have journeyed with the ...

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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival accused of censorship by artist collective

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:14:48 GMT

The exhibition will include work created through a new solo walk by Heng, I Walk From The South To The North, in which she walks across Singapore from Clifford Pier to Woodlands Checkpoint. "Walking art engages the body in real-life environment and ...

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National Museum of Singapore celebrates 130th anniversary this weekend

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:31:25 GMT

The installation called La Betonniere Boule A Facettes by French artists Benedetto Bufalino and Benoit Deseille is part of a series of five art installations in and around the museum by various artists, as part of its 130-year anniversary celebrations.and more »

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