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

Singaporean and international artists and aficionados spoke endearingly in a special programme highlighting the positive contributions of...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021

Music does not have to be loud, dance-like and flamboyant to capture hearts: Amit Dhamelia

At Kalaa Utsavam 2021, Sufi musician, music teacher and arts aficionado Amit Dhamelia will enthrall audiences once again with 'Ishq...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

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

Rudra to showcase blend of heavy metal, Vedic philosophy in Kalaa show

Vedic band Rudra is blending two different genres in its performance at Kalaa Utsavam 2021. For the first time ever, Indian classical and...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

Celebration of Mohamed Raffee’s 50 years in music at Kalaa Utsavam 2021

On November 19, a special show, Raffee 50 – A Musical Jubilee by Vasantham Boyz, will be held at the grand Esplanade Theatre as part of...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

Kalaa Utsavam has brought vibrancy of Indian performing arts to Singapore audiences: SIOC founder Lalitha Vaidyanathan

The 36-year-old performing arts group, the Singapore Indian Orchestra and Choir showcases the richness of Indian music with its wide range...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

Kalaa Utsavam turns 20, fusing the modern with the traditional in a rich, diverse display of performing arts

With a continuous run of 20 years, Kalaa Utsavam is one of the longest running festivals of Indian arts in the world. Here's a look at what...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 Spotlight - @work

Singapore-based lyricist Tanuj Khosla's lockdown song released by T-Series

Singapore-based amateur lyricist Tanuj Khosla, in a team-up with Indian music composer Ajay Nagarkoti, has had a song he wrote picked up by...

Entertainment NRI Stories

Javed Akthar to headline ZEE Live's 'India Shayari Project' on Independence Day

Highlighting India's rich cultural and poetic heritage dating back to the pre-independence era, ZEE Live is livestreaming a 90-minute...

Entertainment

Grammy winner Victoria Horn to host Creative Mentor songwriting digital workshop

Singapore-based online performing arts' education platform CreativE Mentor is launching a three-day online course on song-writing with...

Upcoming

Virat Kohli, Narendra Modi among six Indians in list of world's top 50 social media influencers

Six Indian celebrities were listed among the top 50 social media influencers of the world, according to a survey.

Global

Catch The Band Walle's Harsha Channa performing 90s Bollywood hits unplugged at Blackbox Centre

Harsha Channa, leader of Singaporean Fusion music group The Band Walle, is putting up a live Bollywood music show on April 2-3 titled...

Upcoming

Award winning singer-songwriter Shabir releases soulful single ‘Thanimai’

Award-winning singer-songwriter Shabir releases soulful single ‘Thanimai’

Entertainment

Indie singer-songwriter Sruthi Dhulipala debuts with original single “Captive”

Singer-songwriter Sruthi Dhulipala released her debut pop single, “Captive,” streaming on audio platforms Spotify, Youtube, Amazon and...

Entertainment

Carnatic singer Sushma Soma receives Young Artist Award

Homegrown Carnatic musician Sushma Soma has been named one of the recipients of this year's Young Artist Award by the National Arts Council...

Singapore

Enjoy joyful Indian classical music with Rhythms Aesthetic Society at Kalaa Utsavam 2020

The Rhythms Aesthetic Society is a professional performing arts group with more than 15 years of experience in music and theatre...

Kalaa Utsavam 2020

AR Rahman named ambassador for BAFTA Breakthrough Initiative

BAFTA Breakthrough India aims to facilitate the development of relationships between British talent and India's homegrown creatives.

Entertainment

In Pics: Classical musicians delight in Chakra-thon performances at Kalaa Utsavam 2020

Highlighting the rich variety of Indian classical music, Kalaa Utsavam's Chakra-thon event features performances from a host of artistes.

Kalaa Utsavam 2020

Singapore fusion bands set to perform live at Kalaa Utsavam this weekend

Despite a year full of obstacles, Kalaa Utsavam 2020 seeks to bring joy to Singaporeans, even if virtually.

Kalaa Utsavam 2020

Legendary veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away at 74 in Chennai

#RIPSPB trends after legendary veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam passes away at 74 in Chennai, India.

Entertainment

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

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

"Shekhar is a very positive thinker": Atul Temurnikar waxes eloquent about Shekhar Ravjiani the Guru

Speaking to Connected to India, Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder & Chairman of GIIS, shares how the idea for the GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of...

Singapore

Striking the right notes; why Shekhar Ravjiani charms as a music Guru

Connected to India speaks to Shekhar Ravjiani, on his collaboration with the Global Indian International School, GIIS – Shekar Ravjiani...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani and GIIS launch one of a kind Music School

Popular musician Shekhar Ravjiani has launched a music school with the Global Indian International School.

Global