Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 (SIFA)
26 April - 12 May
Enjoy a wide range of performances across many genres at Singapore International Festival of Arts, Singapore’s pinnacle arts festival. Back for its 41st year, it features diverse and distinctive works from Singapore and around the world that ignites imagination, inspires myriad audiences and provokes reflection and dialogue. Get ready for a plethora of theatre, music, dance, literary and visual arts at this festival that will happen over three weekends and across over ten performance spaces, including the Festival House at The Arts House.
For full festival line-up, please visit sifa.sg
SIFA 2018 highlights include:
- 26 to 29 April: George Orwell’s 1984, a dystopian classic that was produced in 2013 and seen by over 400,000 people worldwide. This production is a new adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan.
- 27 to 28 April: Rhymes of Love: An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Javed Akhtar & Shabana Azmi (India), an enchanting evening of lyrical poetry and discussion.
- 4 and 5 May: TAHA by Amer Hlehel (Palestine), a moving monologue capturing the life story of celebrated Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali.
- 11 and 12 May: An Enemy of the People by SCHAUBÜHNE BERLIN (Germany), where German director Thomas Ostermeier takes on Ibsen’s 19th century play in a radical stage production.
- 12 May: Nico Muhly Speaks Volumes by Nico Muhly (United States) with Lim Yan (Singapore), Lisa Liu (United States), Matt Albert (United States), Paul Wiancko (United States) and Ramu Thiruyanam (Singapore).
Image courtesy of Arno Declair