Festival House of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018

Into its 41st edition, Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018 presents diverse and distinctive works from Singapore and around the world that ignites the imagination, inspires myriad audiences, and provokes reflection and dialogue. Get ready for a plethora of theatre, music, dance, literary and visual arts at the pinnacle arts festival that will happen over three weekends from 26 April to 12 May, and across over ten performance spaces, including the Festival House, located at The Arts House.

The Arts House will be transformed into Festival House for Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018. As the pulse of the festival, you can meet friends and artists, discuss the works in the festival, eat, drink and hang out while taking in the festival buzz.

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Programme Lineup


Week 1 

Already Elsewhere by Geoff Cobham (Australia)
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

The Lapse Project by INTER-MISSION
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

1984 – The Book Club [Fully Subscribed]
26 Apr 2018, Thu | 8pm – 9.30pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Four Decades Exhibition
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 2nd Floor Corridor, Festival House | Free 

Verses of Love and Life: Selected Poems of Taha Muhammad Ali, Directed by Aidli Mosbit (Singpore)
27 & 28 Apr 2018, Fri & Sat | Various Timings | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Singular Screens
28 Apr – 11 May 2018, Daily | Screening Room, Festival House | Free

Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower – The Book Club by Jason Erik Lundberg (Singapore)
28 Apr 2018, Sat | 11am – 1pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Jacob Collier on Harmony & Groove
28 Apr 2018, Sat | 11.30am – 1pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

In Conversation with Shabana Azmi
28 Apr 2018, Sat | 2pm – 3.30pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registation at peatix

This is How the Future Catches Up: Extra-terrestrial Exploration and the Performing Arts in the 21st Century by Felipe Cervera (Mexico & Singapore)
28 Apr 2018, Sat | 4pm – 5pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Jazz at Play I: The Suitcase / Alemay Fernandez / Chok Kerong Organ Trio (Singapore)
28 Apr 2018, Sat | 9pm – 12.30am | Play Den, Festival House | Tickets available here

Deciphering the Operatic Cadence of Rhyme and Meter by Qin Zhan Bao and Tian Ping (Singapore) 
29 Apr 2018, Sun | 2pm – 3pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

An introduction to Tang Xianzu & his play A Dream Under the Southern Bough 
by Bok Zhong Ming (Singapore)
29 Apr 2018, Sun | 3pm – 4pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

1984 – The Lecture [Fully Subscribed]
29 Apr 2018, Sun | 4pm – 5pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Jazz at Play II: WVC Malaysian Jazz Ensemble (Malaysia) / Deixa (Australia) / Alina Ramirez and Mario Lopez Latin Jazz Quartet (Singapore)
29 Apr 2018, Sun | 8pm – 11.30pm | Play Den, Festival House | Tickets available here

Jazz at Play III: Aya Sekine, Rani Singam and Andrew Lim / Christy's Communicative Artists (Singapore)
30 Apr 2018, Mon | 8pm – 11.30pm | Play Den, Festival House | Tickets available here


Week 2

Already Elsewhere by Geoff Cobham (Australia)
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

The Lapse Project by INTER-MISSION
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

Singular Screens
28 Apr – 11 May 2018, Daily | Screening Room, Festival House | Free

Four Decades Exhibition
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 2nd Floor Corridor, Festival House | Free

In Conversation with Wang Meiyin (United States & Singapore)
2 May 2018, Wed | 8pm – 9.30pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Anticipation of One by SA x NADA x Brandon Tay (Singapore)
4 May & 5 May 2018, Wed & Thu | Various Timings | Play Den, Festival House | Tickets available here

Temporal by Intriguant + Flex
4 May 2018, Fri | 8pm – 9pm & 10pm – 11pm | Chamber, Festival House | Tickets available here

In Conversation with Amer Hlehel (Palestine)
5 May 2018, Sat | 2pm – 3.30pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

Idealism, Integrity and the Individual: Dr Stockmann's Dilemma by Dr Melvin Chen (Singapore) [Fully Subscribed]
5 May 2018, Sat | 4pm – 5pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

In Conversation with Michelle Dorrance (United States)
6 May 2018, Sun | 2pm – 3.30pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

First Reads by Dark Matter Theatrics [Fully Subscribed]
6 May 2018, Sun | 3.30pm – 5.30pm | Living Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix


week 3

Already Elsewhere by Geoff Cobham (Australia)
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

The Lapse Project by INTER-MISSION
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 10am – 10pm | Gallery I, Festival House | Free

Singular Screens
28 Apr – 11 May 2018, Daily | Screening Room, Festival House | Free

Four Decades Exhibition
26 Apr – 12 May 2018, Daily | 2nd Floor Corridor, Festival House | Free

SKY KAVE Exhibition by Ferry (Singapore) 
8 – 12 May 2018, Daily | Various Timings | Play Den, Festival House| Free 

Tracing the Displaced: Process Insight Talk by Huzir Sulaiman / Checkpoint Threatre (Singapore) [Fully Subscribed]
12 May 2018, Sat | 4pm – 5pm | Blue Room, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix 

SKY KAVE Performance by Ferry (Singapore) [Fully Subscribed]
10 – 12 May 2018, Thu – Sat | 7.30pm & 8.30pm | Play Den, Festival House | Free with registration at peatix

 




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