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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…

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…

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…

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,…

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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The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

Independent film lovers can look forward to a tantalising smorgasbord of the best of contemporary European cinema during almost a month of screening: from 6 May – 23 May this year. That is when the European Film Festival (previously known as European Union Film Festival) returns to The Projector for its landmark 30th edition. Along…

The best of both worlds

We all have a special place in our hearts for food that is familiar and well-loved. These dishes appeal to memories deep within us, involving people and places we love and unforgettable events. They are the dishes that evoke a sense of ‘home’ to us, like no other. But imagine if these are paired with…

Little Caesar’s comes to the East

“If you’re hungry as hell and lookin’ for food Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s) If it’s somethin’ yummy and also smells good Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s)” – with apologies to Ghostbusters. Well, that’s what happened to me one recent Thursday at lunchtime when I was ravenous even before noon because I had…

Sikhs In Singapore

There’s a “club” for Indian women in Singapore where the minimum age for membership is 65 years. Anyone who has not reached the cut-off age for Senior Citizenship is ineligible to join Sunehri Saheliyan (Golden Girlfriends). This group of senior ladies even has a 100-year old member, and they are the ones keeping alive the…