Explore Iran’s rich yet lesser-known artistic past with London-based curator Vali Mahlouji, who is a writer and adviser to the British Museum. Mahlouji founded Archaeology Of The Final Decade, a curatorial and research platform that brings back to life art and culture buried under revolution and social change. In this enlightening lecture, Mahlouji explores Iran’s cultural legacies now lost by the chaos of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Being afraid of heights isn’t such a big deal – unless you’re a bird! Meet Eddie, a mynah who lives behind an abandoned old house with Matt the rat, his only friend.
One day, Matt is captured by the big, black crow! What does Eddie have to do to save his best friend? Will he have the courage to do it?
Flutter, flap, and fly with Eddie as he attempts the bravest rescue ever in the history of bird-kind! Watch the magic of theatre, music, and puppetry unfold right before your eyes in this delightful performance for children aged 2 to 4.
SHINE Festival returns to Orchard Road to celebrate the best of youth in Singapore.
This year, SHINE Festival, organised by National Youth Council, encourages youths in Singapore challenges youths to 'stage up', 'stage out' and 'stage beyond' in pursuing their dreams, under the theme “Your Next Stage”.
This 11th edition of the festival debuts exclusive youth-centric experiential zones with exclusive discounts and activities on Festival Street and Festival Village which stretches across the Orchard belt from *SCAPE to ION Orchard.
With more than 60 pop-up stalls such as the Art Market by The Local People, fringe activities like Fashion Silk-screening, Marble Painting and Community Wall Mural, as well as an extensive list of food trucks on-site, youths will be able to immerse themselves fully in an all-encompassing festival experience.
Also new to SHINE Festival this year is the interactive media pillar, adding on to the unparalleled feast of music and dance, urban sports, urban art and pop culture in the three-day festival.
Come see how art, music, sports and technology collide through carefully-curated exhibitions, installations and performances, put together by Singaporean youths through a first-of-its-kind integrated SHINE x *SCAPE Talent Development Programme.
Check out live performances by the likes of homegrown beatboxer/rapper Shigga Shay, indie act Stopgap, singer-songwriters Gentle Bones, Jawn and headlining act Korean rapper Jay Park.
Sporty types will enjoy Greek freerunner Dimitri Kyrsanidis showing off some parkour moves and Kotaru Tokuda's freestyle football performances, while art buffs may look forward to collaborative installations such as a 3D art installation by Kult 3D.
Each year, as part of the Se-Nusantara (Of the Same Archipelago) series, Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) presents a community co-curated exhibition to showcase the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Malays in Singapore. ‘Pusåkå: Heritage and Culture of the Javanese in Singapore’ is a collaborative effort between the MHC and the Javanese Association of Singapore (JAS) to produce a co-curated exhibition and programmes about the social and cultural history of the Javanese in Singapore.
Nelson is heralded as the Godfather of UK Garage due to his numerous club hits on his Nice 'n' Ripe label in the early 90's. It was his sound along with a few others that gave birth to the then known as 'Sunday Scene' which went on to become UK Garage.