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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…

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…

India Se Media in Conversation with Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial, the cast of the Maharani web series

By Parul Trivedi Shah | June 18, 2021

 

The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | April 22, 2021

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

By Anne Chiang | April 20, 2021

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…

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How Doctors Helped Us Overcome Covid And The Fear And Isolation

There must be millions of Covid stories in the world today and how each family coped. Unfortunately, there are also those that died of this strange, dreadful virus that causes clots, fever, hypoxia and a host of reactions. My husband, Sanjaya, came down with fever and the very next day he was tested and the…

Countdown To Christmas With A Beer A Day

In what is a first for Singapore, or perhaps, the region, Thirsty Beer Shop, the online craft beer retailer has launched the ‘Not An Advent Calendar’ craft beer box of 24 curated beers for December 2020. Just like a traditional Advent calendar/card with 24 cubby holes or “boxes” for each day, the ‘Not An Advent…

Art Takes Over In January For Singapore Art Week 2021

Singapore Art Week (SAW), Singapore’s annual festival and the pinnacle of Asia’s visual arts calendar, is set to take over the island when it returns from 22 to 30 January 2021. A joint initiative by the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), SAW 2021 will celebrate…

A Big Show From A Small Island

Inaugurated  by a blessing from the High Commissioner of India, HE Mr P Kumaran,Visha Rang Singapore (VRSG)  started off with shloka chanting by the organising committee. The Singapore team didn’t just want to string together a variety entertainment show. They worked hard to curate cultural pieces that reflected the literary nature of the festival. Prominent…

Light Up Your Taste Buds This Deepavali

The Great Indian Food Festival 2020 celebrates local businesses, and brings the festival of lights closer to home. Indian Restaurants Association Singapore welcomes and celebrates Deepavali with the second iteration of The Great Indian Food Festival from November 9 – Nov 23, 2020. Supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, The Great Indian Food Festival showcases…