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Singapore's 50th birthday is a big year for the arts too

Singapore's 50th birthday next year will see a packed arts calendar

Published on Aug 26, 2014 2:09 PM

Singapore's golden jubilee next year is a big year for the arts too.

From the visuals arts to theatre to musicals and concerts, the country's arts organisations are burnishing their offerings for Singapore's 50th birthday.

Highlights include the opening of the National Gallery Singapore, blockbuster exhibitions on Buddhist and Peranakan art at museums, the inaugural US$50,000 (S$62,000) Singapore International Violin Competition organised by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory and the Singapore International Festival of Arts featuring the best of local artists.

It is not too early to bookmark these events in your calendar.

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