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Esplanade - Theatres by the Bay is one of the busiest arts centres in the world with about 3,000 performances annually. Presenting the best in the performing arts, its world-class venues have hosted a diverse range of dance, music and theatre performances, notably the Kalaa Utsavam festival of Indian art and culture held every year since the venue was opened in 2002. Connected to India has covered a multitude of events and performances at this venue.

11 member band to launch debut album Swarhythm at Kalaa Utsavam

As part of Kalaa Utsavam 2019, Swarhythm will be launching their first recorded album – titled Swarhythm – at the Esplanade. Connected...

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Marabu: Tracking Indian roots in Southeast Asia

In a special interview with Connected to India, Santha Bhaskar shares some insights from her creative process, her thoughts on traditional...

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The Great Circus of Europe to perform in Singapore for the first time this December

As 2019 draws to a close, get ready to leap into the new year in style!

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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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Your one-stop video guide for Kalaa Utsavam 2019

As Esplanade’s official media partner for Kalaa Utsavam 2019, Connected to India presents this one-stop video guide to help you plan your...

Kalaa Utsavam 2019

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of November 1-3

This weekend, join Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James at the Singapore Writers Festival as he ruminates on the power of language and...

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Band Walle feat Palwinder Singh to rock Kalaa Utsavam 2019

Watch our exclusive interview with The Band Walle and Palwinder Singh, in which they gave a sneak preview of what to expect when they...

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Watch special panel: 18-years of Kalaa Utsavam and beyond

In a special discussion with stalwarts of Singapore’s performing arts scene, Connected to India’s co-founder and Content Head, Punam...

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Swarhythm: A musical collaboration of melodies and rhythms

Founded and launched by tabla artist Nawaz Mirajkar, the Swarhythm Ensemble is a multi-ethnic group of talented local musicians.

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Kalaa Utsavam 2019: Amit Trivedi to bring Bollywood fever to Singapore

One of the most popular and in-demand music composers in Bollywood, Trivedi will make his Singapore debut at Kalaa Utsavam 2019.

Kalaa Utsavam 2019

Marabu - The First Ripple: Tracing the legacy of the Indian community in Southeast Asia

The series intends to capture pertinent moments of the Singapore Indian community and their shared history with other communities.

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Free events and shows you wouldn't want to miss at Kalaa Utsavam 2019

From shadow theatres, block printing workshops to Kathakali performances, Kalaa Utsavam 2019 presents an exciting series of free programmes...

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The Threshold: A musical conversation that explores the issue of gender

A musical conversation presented by Pallavi and Bindhumalini, The Threshold explores the issue of gender and its lived experiences through...

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Carnatic rockers AGAM team up with hindustani classical vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty

The special performance has been conceptualised by award-winning producer Sai Shravanam.

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Aditi Mangaldas explores the human body through Inter_rupted

Inter_rupted is an exploration of the human body, its fragility, disintegration, resilience, vulnerability, inevitability and renewal.

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Kalaa Utsavam 2019: Preethi Athreya’s The Lost Wax Project

The Lost Wax Project by Preethi Athreya seeks to portray that the body does not move into space and time, rather it creates space and time.

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The Band Walle and Palwinder bring the flavour of desi music to Singapore

Having made their debut at Kalaa Utsavam last year, The Band Walle is back to set the stage alive with a special performance with...

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Kalaa Utsavam 2019 at a glance

The annual Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts is back November 15 to 24 this year, and will be held across ten days at the Esplanade.

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of October 11-13

This weekend, it's an arts feast!

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of September 27-29

From a vegan food festival and Dandiya night party to a traditional Karagam presentation, this weekend offers a great deal for you to...

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Singapore gears up for a cultural feast with Kalaa Utsavam 2019

It’s that time of the year again for folks in Singapore to enjoy an explosion of arts with Kalaa Utsavam, the Indian Festival of Arts.

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of August 23-25

This weekend, watch as downtown area transforms into a light-filled wonderland as Singapore Night Festival returns.

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of August 16-18

This weekend, be mesmerised by the voice of Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, or head to Esplanade for a free poetry performance by both local and...

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of June 21-23

This weekend, immerse yourself in culture and the arts of Singapore.

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Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of June 1-2

Take it slow this weekend and prepare to enjoy the coming Hari Raya public holiday on Wednesday!

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