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Delve into in the inner workings of some of the sifa2018 programmes by watching an “In Conversation” with the directors, producers and artists live on our Facebook page @sifa....

Points of View: Critical Frames for Performance Writing and Making (POV2018) is a programme for young performing arts writers and makers to explore various ways of viewing and approaching artistic wor...

Join Nico Muhly in this special talk as he shares more on his life, work and composition process....

The Flags of Angus Watt have graced numerous distinguished festivals and cultural events around the world such as Glastonbury and WOMAD....

Composer, Arranger, Educator, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Ambassador, Social, and Civil Rights Activist....

After losing her house and husband, a rural woman named Wang Erhao leads a stranded life with her ten-year-old brother-in-law in a modified “recreational vehicle”....

A human resources rep calls Zé and his coworkers in one by one: their beloved factory, situated on the outskirts of Lisbon, is going to close....

Sometimes Madeline is a cat, sometimes a turtle....

Death often comes unexpectedly - what happens the day before is usually ordinary....

Ishvaku is enjoying his vacation at home and is immersed in Ashwatthama, the warrior from the Indian myth “Mahabharata” told by his mother every night....

Reza, having distanced himself from the urban quagmire, leads a simple life along with his wife and son in a remote location in northern Iran....

Wang Shin-hong is suffering from insomnia and encounters many problems in his life....

Abigail Child creates a fictional story composed from an anonymous family archive from 1930’s Europe, overlaying her own narration onto a montage of found footage....

Arábia begins by observing the day-to-day of Andre, a teenager who lives in an industrial area in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais....

In our world, the human nude figure is ubiquitous, from classic art to pornography through hyper-sexualised advertising....

For what would prove to be his final film, Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami gave himself a challenge: to create a dialogue between his work as a filmmaker and his work as a photographer, bridging the...

Milla and her boyfriend Leo are teens living on the fringes in a grey town on the English Channel....

A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylised fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, t...

Join one of the dancers from OCD Love, Keren Lurie Pardes, in a rare opportunity to immerse in the powerful choreography of Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar....

A Dream Under the Southern Bough is part of Four Dreams, a series of major works penned by Ming dynasty playwright Tang Xianzu....

A Dream Under the Southern Bough, written in 1600, is an iconic work of distinguished Ming Dynasty playwright, Tang Xianzu....

Points of View: Critical Frames for Performance Writing and Making is a nine-day programme for young performing arts writers and makers to explore various ways of viewing and approaching artistic work...

Four Decades is an exhibition of ephemera from SIFA beginning from 1977....

Join 2015 MacArthur Fellow and acclaimed dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Michelle Dorrance for an intermediate tap dance masterclass....

Three nights of top-notch jazz performed by nine bands from Singapore and the region Singapore International Festival of Arts celebrates International Jazz Day!...

Three nights of top-notch jazz performed by nine bands from Singapore and the region Singapore International Festival of Arts celebrates International Jazz Day!...

Three nights of top-notch jazz performed by nine bands from Singapore and the region Singapore International Festival of Arts celebrates International Jazz Day!...

Does technology help us to remember, or forget?...

Singapore-born theatre practitioner Wang Meiyin, gives insights into her experiences as a producer on Octavia E....

Playwright Huzir Sulaiman of Checkpoint Theatre is preparing for his 2019 Festival commission, Displaced Persons' Welcome Dinner (working title)....

“A genius at rejuvenating plays”....

Unlock new dimensions to experiencing sound in this tactile music installation....

Michelle Dorrance, solo artist and founder and Artistic Director of New York-based dance company Dorrance Dance, has toured the world as a tap dancer/performer/musician for two decades....

As the saying goes, you always remember your first time… reading a great play that is!...

Imagine you are a member of a spa town community whose spas are the principal source of income....

Get up close and personal to actor, playwright & director Amer Hlehel who both wrote the lyrical play TAHA based on the life of the Palestinian poet, and acts in it....

George Orwell’s 1984 has captivated and terrified generations of readers since its publication in 1949....

Join highly acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi in this conversation about women in film, as she shares her experiences, struggles and achievements in her 30-year-long career with India's film industry....

Two-time Grammy award winner Jacob Collier has made a name for himself for his inventive use of multi-part vocal harmonies in his one-man music videos, in which he also plays multiple instruments....

Past, present and future collide within the atmospheric centre of Singapore’s Old Parliament House....

A collective audiovisual performance by six inventive local artists, exploring the convergence of multiple selves....

The space race of the 21st century is evolving rapidly, with fiction often paling next to reality....

This discussion of Octavia E....

Discover the poetry of celebrated Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali in this enthralling evening of poetry and music....

Dr Gwee Li Sui will lead discussions on George Orwell’s seminal novel, 1984....

Step into this immersive installation and bask in the wonder of light....

Duke Ellington’s legendary jazz orchestra performs his landmark works  The legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra, founded by and named after one of 20th century’s most prolific American composers, will p...

An award-winning quartet who serves up masterful jazz-pop concoctions laced with a tinge of bossa beats....

Time to relive the disco days so put on your dancing shoes and groove along!...

A captivating solo performance, brimming with distinctive sounds of Cape Verde and other global music influences....

A transcendental electro-orchestral suite inspired by a tragic tale From the seeds of tragedy comes an emotionally-charged 12-part song cycle built on Brazilian rhythms, orchestral scoring, diverse vo...

A series of dance encounters in public places, drawing on the theme of love....

What do you think of the death penalty?...

Listen for the traces of voices, stories, dreams of those who came before....

Composer Nico Muhly debuts in Singapore with an evening of exceptional music....

Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon (United States) Music and Lyrics by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon (United States)Directed by Eric Ting (United States) A genre-defying work that harn...

Dorrance Dance with Toshi Reagon and BIGLovelyCreated by Michelle Dorrance, Derick K....

An enchanting evening of lyrical Urdu poetry, and discussion with acclaimed poet Javed Akhtar and his wife, renowned actress Shabana Azmi  Javed Akhtar, noted Indian script writer, lyricist and poet, ...

A moving monologue capturing the life story of celebrated Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali....

Toy Factory presents a contemporary adaptation of the epic Ming Dynasty opera that examines the thin line between living and dreaming....

Fairytales and Parisian haute couture captured in the French choreographer’s ageless repertoire....

An enchanting French evening of aerial circus performed to live music....

Hailed as one of the most prodigious and innovative musicians of his generation, witness the two-time Grammy Award winner's virtuosity in this debut concert....

A new adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan Orwell’s fiction has become our reality: Big Brother is watching....

Israeli dance company L-E-V’s visceral and mesmerising study of love....

Celebrated German director Thomas Ostermeier takes on Ibsen’s 19th century play in a radical stage production....
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