Culture Arts and Entertainment

Planning a trip to Singapore? We have a diverse mix of annual events ranging from local and international visual and performing arts events to delight one and all - so live up your Singapore experience with the Arts!

There are not just English-language theatres in Singapore, but also Chinese language theatre groups such as Toy Factory Theatre Ensemble which produces international classics in Mandarin, as well as Malay and Tamil language theatre groups. For more visit Theatre in Singapore

Classical music fans can catch Singapore Symphony Orchestra in its weekly concerts at Esplanade. For a taste of Chinese music, check out the Singapore Chinese Orchestra's fortnightly series at the Singapore Conference Hall. For more visit Music in Singapore.

Film fanatics - watch out for Singapore's biggest film event of the year - the Singapore International Film Festival. Held in April every year, the SIFF showcases more than 300 features, documentaries, animation films and shorts from around the world. For more visit Singapore Film.

Ballet lovers can be treated to productions by Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) - Singapore's foremost ballet-based company. SDT puts up a diverse range of works from classics such as The Nutcracker to pieces by reowned contemporary choreographers like Jiri Kylian. For more visit Dance in Singapore.

Die-hard fans will delight in their staple comedy feed with the regular monthly stand-ups in town: 1NiteStand Comedy Club (last Wed, Thur, Fri of the month, at Milieu, Peranakan Place), Boom Boom Room and Punchline Comedy Club. For more visit Comedy in Singapore.

Looking for music in the city? Check out the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's weekly offerings which range from the classical to the contemporary. Performed at the Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, this is also a perfect opportunity to visit Singapore's newest arts complex. For more visit Regular arts events in Singapore.