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Open House a platform for convergence of communities through arts: SIFAS president

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society's (SIFAS) Open House on March 19 and 20, 2022 saw almost 400 footfalls and 132 registrations across all...

Past Events

Popular SIFAS Open House back as post-COVID Singapore inches towards normalcy

The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS), one of the pioneers of Indian classical music, dance and visual arts in the city, is gearing...

Leisure

Dance Doyenne Santha Bhaskar, Aunty Bhaskar to all, passes on at 82

Santha Bhaskar, one of the leading torch bearers of Indian classical dance in Singapore and co-founder of Bhaskar Arts Academy, passed away...

Singapore

PM, celebrities condole death of Kathak legend Birju Maharaj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined several other Bollywood actors and singers to condole the demise of legendary Kathak dancer Pandit Birju...

Entertainment

Exploring myriad forms of Kasi through Bharatanatyam: Meera Balasubramanian

Highlighting the rich heritage of Indian culture through Bharatanatyam, 'Kasi - Dance of Infinity' is set to be one of Kalpavriksha Fine...

Upcoming Spotlight - @work

Bhaskar's Arts' remake of 'Butterfly Lovers' is a timeless blend of Indian and Chinese cultures

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy’s latest dance production Butterly Lovers revisits a timeless cross-cultural classic.

Entertainment Spotlight - @work

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

From Ladakh to Tamil Nadu via Assam, Kalaa Utsavam 2021 to showcase Indian culture through film

Highlighting its ever-expanding repertoire, the 2021 edition of Kalaa Utsavam has included film screenings in its ensemble for the first...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021

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

Kalaa Utsavam 2021 returns with vibrant live performances, expanding cultural events

As one of Singapore’s premier Indian festivals, Kalaa Utsavam 2021 is looking to be a unique and dynamic cultural celebration, with an...

Kalaa Utsavam 2021

ICAI staff mark grand Diwali celebration in Dubai with chief guest Kapil Dev

The Indian Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) Dubai Chapter organised the social event Diwali Dhamaka, to mark the beginning...

UAE

Young dancers of Singapore are fantastic in developing their own kind of concepts and movements: Priyadarsini Govind

One of India's most prolific Bharatanatyam dancers, Priyadarsini Govind is bringing her magnum opus to Singapore.

Entertainment 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.

Upcoming

Upcoming and professional Singapore artistes to feature in the SIFAS Festival of Arts 2021

Supported by the National Arts Council (NAC), the Festival aims to celebrate Indian Classical Arts in Singapore and will take place from...

Singapore

Apsaras Arts Dance Company comes together with Wild Rice for a unique look at the life of refugees through theatre, poetry and Bharatanatyam

Agathi was conceptualised and is directed by Kumarasamy. It features choreography by Mohanapriyan Thavarajah, dramaturgy by Ivan Heng of...

Singapore

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

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.

Singapore

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

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

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