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US-based Aparna Satheesan at the forefront of the expanding Indian classical dance frontier

Indian-American Bharatanatyam/Kuchipudi exponent Aparna Satheesan ​is well known globally for presenting innovative ideas through multiple...

Entertainment Spotlight - @work

Celebrating 20 years to Kalaa Utsavam; nostalgia, pride, joy, ambition, binds arts aficionados in their love for Singapore’s celebration of Indian arts

Singapore's celebration of Indian arts: special programme highlighting the positive contributions of Celebrating 20 years of Kalaa Utsavam.

Kalaa Utsavam 2021

Bharathaa Arts to present a confluence of music, dance and drama at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

Singapore-based classical dance studio Bharathaa Arts presents a musical adaptation of 'The Silappathikaram' by Ilango Adigal, one of the...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

Tried to make a show beautiful and bizarre like the times we are in now: Raka Maitra

Singapore dance theatre company Chowk Productions brings to Kalaa Utsavam 2021 ‘These Brief Encounters’, a contemporary dance...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

IPAC to mark Apsaras Arts’ ten year celebration

Singapore-based Apsaras Arts has announced the 10th anniversary celebration of their Indian Performing Arts Convention (IPAC) this year.

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5 busiest Bollywood bars and clubs in Singapore

Most popular Bollywood bars and clubs in Singapore frequented by Bollywood lovers of all ages and ethnicities.

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Rama-Sita’s return to Ayodhya: A beatific finale to Indian Heritage Centre’s CultureFest 2020

CultureFest’s finale featured Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) teachers and students in a production titled The Return of the...

IHC Culture Fest 2020

Indonesian dancers recreate hit song from Bollywood film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, video goes viral

The dancers from Indonesia impressed viewers not only with their dancing but also their costumes, expressions and the lip-syncing that went...

Entertainment

Multi-ethnic Bollywood number adds colour to Indian Heritage Centre’s CultureFest 2020

This multi-ethnic Bollywood dance was set to a song from the Hindi movie Kalank and was performed at the iconic Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

IHC Culture Fest 2020

Art belongs to both the creator and the audience: NAC Paul Tan

In an @work interview with Connected to India, Tan shares about NAC’s relentless hard work in creating a vibrant arts scene in Singapore,...

IHC Culture Fest 2020 Spotlight - @work

Taking Ramayana on a Chinese opera odyssey: Dr Chua Soo Pong

Spotlight interview with Dr Chua Soo Pong, doyen of Chinese opera in Singapore, who received international acclaim for his adaptation of...

IHC Culture Fest 2020 Spotlight - @work

New NAC filmlet celebrates 7 Singaporean artists including Cultural Medallion recipient Santha Bhaskar

Launched as part of the #SGCultureAnywhere campaign, the 30-second piece showcases the wonder of Singapore’s art.

Singapore

RedDot Bhangra raises SGD6,400 for migrant workers through virtual bhangra classes

RedDot Bhangra has raised SGD 6,400 in its online fundraising campaign ‘Bhangra With A Purpose’ (BWAP), surpassing its initial target of...

Entertainment

Invoking peace and joy to the world through dance in the time of coronavirus

A dance to heal the world by 22 artists from from Singapore and Australia trained in Bharatanayam and Kathak performing to "Lokah Samastha...

Entertainment

Kalaivani and Aarthi channel strength and grace for the Raga 2020 Odissi performance

Connected to India speaks to dancers Kalaivani Kumareswaran and Aarthi Subhash in this special Spotlight interview on their upcoming...

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Multi-talented Srividya and Vaishnavi's dance compositions to take centrestage at Raga 2020

Srividya Sriram, accomplished Carnatic violinist and vocalist and Vaishnavi Anand talented Bharatanatyam dancer and vocalist, speak about...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Esplanade’s Raga series enters 11th edition

With the burgeoning arts scene in Singapore, the Raga series gives another second chance to Indian artists in Singapore to showcase their...

Singapore

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.

Kalaa Utsavam 2019

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.

Kalaa Utsavam 2019

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.

Kalaa Utsavam 2019

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

Singapore

“A dream is a wish the heart makes”

‘Umeed: Colors of Hope' is a solo kathak production that depicts the story of a young girl navigating her journey through mental health,...

NRI Stories Analysis & Commentary

The unique love story of Ravana and Mandodari told through dance

‘Thari – Bound By The Soul’ explores the concept of the ‘red thread of fate’ through the interesting, and hardly ever talked...

Entertainment

Bharathaa Arts to bring to life a bygone era with Ula, part of Esplanade's Raga series

Singapore-based classical dance studio Bharathaa Arts is set to present the latest dance production, Ula - A Literary Exploration of...

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RedDot Bhangra gets 1,000 dancing to the Bhangra beat at Esplanade

RedDot Bhangra had the audience of Holi – Colours of Spring 2018 toe-tapping and shoulder-shrugging as they brought alive the exuberance...

Entertainment