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Singaporean literary stawarts win S.E.A Write Award

By Team India Se · 2 weeks ago

Public intellectual and 2010 Singapore Literature Prize winner Simon Tay and Malay theatre doyen Almahdi Al-Haj Ibrahim, known as Nadiputra, have been selected to receive the S.E.A. Write Award, a prestigious award presented to writers from ASEAN countries. The two winners – Simon Tay (2019) and Nadiputra (2020) – will be presented with their awards…

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Indian Heritage Centre launches Deepavali Light-up

By Team India Se · 3 weeks ago

Traditionally known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, Deepavali is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil; light over darkness; and knowledge over ignorance. This year, join the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) in its Deepavali celebrations, titled Welcoming Light, and take in the sights, sounds and revelry of the festival as we collectively usher…

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Singapore Delights at Dubai Expo

By Team India Se · 4 weeks ago

From a mesmerising light display inspired by our connection with nature, to thought-provoking conversations on sustainable and liveable cities of the future interspersed with films that present Singapore through its people, heritage and stories, the Singapore Pavilion is ready to welcome the world at Expo 2020 Dubai when it opens to the public from 1…

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Celebrating Women – A Dance Fiesta by SRI

By Team India Se · September 22, 2021

In a first for a classical Indian dance event in Singapore, a leading dance academy here – SRI – will be staging a dance drama using an ancient Indian martial arts form called Kalaripayattu on which Kung Fu and other Asian martial arts are based. In an unprecedented cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance, The Warrior Queen dance,…

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The ANAORI Kakugama

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · September 5, 2021

In a country where Zen has long been entwined in the cultural DNA of the nation, it is only natural that this elegant practise of appreciating simplicity is present in almost every product. Zen art grew up around the philosophy of Zen Buddhism and became synonymous with the idea that simplicity is the path to…

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National Heritage Board celebrates 25th anniversary with Mystery Tours

By Team India Se · August 30, 2021

Starting this September, the Museum Roundtable (MR) will be commemorating its milestone anniversary with a celebration of programmes, 25 years since its formation by the National Heritage Board (NHB) to encourage a museum-going culture amongst Singaporeans. The MR was first established in 1996 as part of NHB’s ongoing efforts to develop a vibrant and diverse…

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Giant Panda Jia-Jia shows her mothering skills

By Team India Se · August 20, 2021

Singapore’s giant panda Jia Jia, who gave birth to a cub on August 14, has shown great maternal instincts in her first week despite being a first-time mother. Her mothering skills are improving from day to day. Despite looking visibly tired, her carers report that she is more relaxed and has been able to rest…

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Food & National Identity

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · August 9, 2021

As Singapore celebrates its 56th National Day, my thoughts turn to that most potent of Singaporean assets – its Hawker Food. Thanks to its mind-boggling variety of outstandingly delicious and affordable fare, Singapore is known as the food capital of Asia. In that sphere and in many others, our Little Red Dot beats its challengers…

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Singapore Street Festival

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · June 23, 2021

Singapore Street Festival (SSF) celebrates 20th Anniversary with its first online concert, NXT – A Virtual Music Event which will be premiered ‘LIVE’ on YouTube on 18 December 2021 at 8 pm.Screening continues till 17 February 2022. The festival is sending out an OPEN CALL with the opportunity to perform with Dick Lee and other top musicians in…

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Is Congress Working With India’s Enemies?

By Ashali Varma · June 18, 2021

The Congress Party in India is so out of sync with the rest of India, that it is committing suicide. Digvijaya Singh and others like him seem to think that Article 370 can be brought back in Kashmir, even though if the truth be told, the average Kashmiri today realises how much the Abdullahs and…

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