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Sneak peek at 2015 Singapore International Festival of Arts

Arts pioneers and stars share works in progress this weekend

Published on Aug 13, 2014 6:55 PM

As the curtain rises on the revamped Singapore International Festival of Arts this week, the organisers are also offering a sneak peek at next year's line-up, billed as the best of home-grown artists and arts groups.

Among those commissioned by the festival to present new works in Singapore's jubilee year are dance pioneers Goh Lay Kuan and Santha Bhaskar, comedian Kumar and theatre company Wild Rice. All will talk about their works in progress this Saturday and Sunday at 72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road.

Attendance is free for the sneak preview titled Singapore Prepares!, and members of the public are welcome to attend and give feedback to the artists.

Festival director Ong Keng Sen hopes the public discussions will help audience feel a greater connection to local artists and to the arts festival.

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Where: 72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road

When: Noon to 6pm on Saturday, 1 to 6pm on Sunday

Admission: Free

Info: E-mail sifa@artshouse.sg