Sifa 2022: Multi-disciplinary show Mepaan explores cultural traditions

Maestro Yeh Tsung (centre) leads the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and the Tuyang Initiative in Mepaan on May 20. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ARTS HOUSE LIMITED
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Singapore International Festival of Arts
Pasir Panjang Power Centre
Friday (May 20)

Imagine a people who live today as they lived before the dawn of history and coming face-to-face with the 21st century. Does a civilisation of shifting cultivators and headhunters for millennia embrace modernism and change, or stick to the old ways of the forefathers? These questions were posed in Mepaan, the grand opener of this year's Singapore International Festival of Arts (Sifa).

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