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Apsaras Arts


Apsaras Arts Dance Company is a premium performing arts company with a focus on creating innovative dance productions for an international audience. It was founded by Shri S. Sathyalingam and Srimati Neila Sathyalingam with a vision to be the Indian Dance Company of Singapore.  Apsaras Arts provides dance training, to both adults and children. It will be performing at the Kalaa Utsavam 2017 in Singapore.

Connected to India will feature news with regards to newer productions and opportunities of Apsaras Arts.

Apsaras Arts honours founder Neila Sathyalingam through Endowment Award and Festival 2021

Apsaras Arts honours founder Neila Sathyalingam through Endowment Award and Festival 2021


Singapore Chinese dancer breaks barriers, wins hearts with ‘love within’

Sensational performance in Bharatanatyam Arangetram by homegrown Chinese dance talent who has graduated to be a young Apsara

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Soo Mei Fei: A Singaporean dancer who is transcending cultural barriers to portray love through Bharatanatyam

The 24 year-old Bharatanatyam dancer is set to present her debut performance on January 26 at the Blackbox in Goodman Arts Centre.


At a Glance: Kalaa Utsavam 2020

Themed "Tree of Life", the 19th edition of Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts throws the spotlight on the local Indian arts that has...

Kalaa Utsavam 2020

Indian arts through the lens of Ramayana: A sneak peek of CultureFest 2020

As the official media partner for CultureFest 2020, Connected to India brings you a taster of what’s in store at the much anticipated...

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Bharatanatyam dancer Mohanapriyan Thavarajah bakes for the plight of folk artists of India

Over the past few months, Bharatanatyam dance artiste Mohanapriyan Thavarajah has been reflecting on the plight of folk artists of India.


Journey through the wonders of Buddhist monuments with Apsaras Arts' Añjasa live stream

Apsaras Arts is bringing its well-loved 2015 production Añjasa: Unravel the Wonders of Buddhist Monuments to SISTIC Live Stream end of this...


Apsaras Arts among 6 inaugural winners of NHB’s ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible Cultural Heritage Award’

Apsaras Arts, that trains and nurtures Indian dance forms is among the six winners of the inaugural ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible...


Passionate about arts: Rajeswari Ramachandran

Connected to India in conversation with Rajeswari Ramachandran, Producer at Esplanade Co. Ltd. as she leads Kalaa Utsavam for the...

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Apsaras Arts to showcase two Indian classical dance performances in Singapore this weekend

The Darshana-Intimate Dance Series by Apsaras Arts returns with two performances, of Bharatanatyam and Kathak, this weekend


Dance India Asia Pacific kicks off; innovative programmes on offer

Connected to India brings you snippets of what you may have missed at the inauguration ceremony of Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) 2019.


Apsaras in dance: Indian classical Festival in Singapore June 8-16

Get ready for another foot-tapping festival as Apsaras Arts in Singapore is organising Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) 2019 once again, from...


Darshana: Dancing duo Vikas, Sreeliji to explore bond between man and woman

The popular Darshana-Intimate Dance Series of Apsaras Arts is back with the sixth performance with ‘Samyog’, a thematic Bharatanatyam...


Sathvikaa Shankar to perform Sambashanam in the fifth episode of Apsaras Arts' Darshana series

After four sold-out performances, the fifth episode of Apsaras Arts' Darshana 2019 will take place in the Blackbox Theatre at Stamford Arts...


Breaking barriers through the arts: Shantanjali Festival of Arts 2018

The Shantanjali Festival of Arts (SFA) 2018 was held from October 27-28 at the Kallang Community Club. Organised by the Temple of Fine Arts...


Women of the past celebrated mostly by a patriarchal society: Banupriya Ponnarasu

Highlighting the richness of Indian culture in Singapore, Apsaras Arts' classical dancer Banupriya Ponnarasu will be performing an...

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DIAP2018: Fireside chat with Padmashri Dr Vyjayanthimala Bali

Get set for a fireside chat with award-winning movie legend, politician and classical dance teacher Dr Vyjayanthimala Bali! The latest...


Singai Sathir - the dance of Singapore

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy’s upcoming dance production Singai Sathir takes the traditional Bharatnatyam repertoire on an experimental...


Traditional Odissi dance performance Tribhanga to grace Singapore

‘Shifts’ are an integral part of my optimistic vision of life says Soumee De Girotra who will be performing Tribhanga on May 1 at Black...


Singapore’s Apsaras Arts to launch Indian Intimate Dance Series DARSHANA

Fans of Indian dance in Singapore can experience classical dance forms in its intimate setting up close and personal.


Kalaa Utsavam: Weekend events you cannot miss

Singapore residents, and especially Indians in the Lion City, should gear up for a special week with Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of...

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Kalaa Utsavam is very critical to Singapore: Aravinth Kumarasamy

Aravinth Kumarasamy, the artistic director of Apsaras Arts, is all geared up to showcase his passionate performance in Anjaneyam -...

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Anjaneyam - Hanuman’s Ramayana: The curtain raiser of Kalaa Utsavam 2017

Kalaa Utsavam, Singapore’s annual Indian festivals of arts, in its 15th edition, brings the tale of the most loved character from the...

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Apsaras Arts presents ‘Anjaneyam – Hanuman’s Ramayana’ in Kalaa Utsavam 2017

The ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana, The...

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Kalaa Utsavam 2017: Return of art, music and Indian culture at Esplanade

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay presents five productions by Singapore artists at its 16th Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts from...

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