The 28th edition of the European Union Film Festival is set to take place from May 10 to May 20, celebrating the diversity of Europe. A specially curated showcase of the best European films the continent has to offer will be screened at the National Gallery Singapore. A few short films from Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies will also be played alongside the European films.
This cryptically named exhibition is organised by the folks at Annex Asia hub, and features an art and music event hosted by Brandon Breaux, artist to Chance the Rapper. The event focuses on imploring visitors to explore their identities and how it’s interconnected with the surrounding environment.
Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tragedy of Julius Caesar’ is given a modern-day twist courtesy of the Singapore Repertory Theatre. The political thriller directed by Guy Unsworth stars actress Jo Kukathas as Julius Caesar. It’s time to grab some sandwiches and pack your picnic baskets.
The acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet will be bringing Tchaikovsky’s immortal love story, Swan Lake, to life. Prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova takes centre stage along with guest performers from the internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet.
The good people over at Cirque du Soleil are known around the world for their bold, theatrical displays of acrobatics. This month, they’re putting on a show based on James Cameron’s record-breaking blockbuster, Avatar. However, ‘Toruk’ is set millennia before the events of Avatar, and is the tale about how a catastrophe nearly wiped out the Tree of Souls.