Remembering Neila Sathyalingam Festival 2021

By Soumee De “This is our second year of organising the Neela Sathyalingam festival. Her memory continues to inspire us, and we are motivated to strive to preserve our arts” said Aravinth Kumarsamy, Artistic and Managing Director. Remembering Neila Sathyalingam Festival 2021 was organized at the Stamford Arts Centre in presence of Singapore’s Minister for … Read more

Review Corner August 2020 (Virtual Events)

July-August has been an eventful month with the release of several digital productions supported by OurSGFund and Digital Grants by National Arts Council. Here is a sneak peek into select few beautiful locally produced creations that we highly recommend as must-watch: Stop & Smell the Roses by Maya Dance Theatre, Ripples by SIFAS and Crocodile … Read more

Review Corner

Aavaratna News Letter April 2020 Edition Quintessence- An Odissi dance duet Performed on 21st March 2020 by Kalaivani Kumareswaran and Aarthi Subash Presented by Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore for its Raaga Series. Before the country was gripped with the cancellation news across all entertainment venues, the Odissi dance lovers got an opportunity to … Read more

The epic as told by Hanuman – Review on The Hindu India

Apsaras Arts ‘Ramayanam’ staged at Singapore recently stood out for its cross-cultural appeal Esplanade Theatre, Singapore, in collaboration with Apsaras Arts presented ‘Anjaneyam- Hanuman’s Ramayana’ as the inaugural performance of the Kalaa Utsavam of Indian Arts (Nov 17-26), and also to highlight the Center (Esplanade) turning 15 and Apsaras Arts, 40. After their first large-scale … Read more

Agathi: Plight of refugees through dance – Review on The Hindu

by Rupa Srikanth The presentation was as stark as the theme — refugees Ensemble dance theatre works such as ‘Agathi,’ presented by Apsaras Arts, Singapore, and directed by Artistic Director, Aravinth Kumarasamy, are important milestones in the preservation and evolution of the classical arts, as solo Bharatanatyam is acquiring a ‘niche’ tag and presented in … Read more