Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Unveils Cultural Extravaganza 2024 by (Re)presenting Our SINGAPOšļļ Treasures



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Cultural Extravaganza (CE) 2024 will present original productions and creative reinterpretations through theatrical performances, exhibitions and concerts by various artists and arts groups.

Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Date: 8 May to 30 Jun 2024
Time: Various timings
Fee: Various pricings (see details below)

Cultural Extravaganza 2024

The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) is thrilled to announce the seventh edition of Cultural Extravaganza (CE), an annual arts and cultural event that showcases the vibrancy of our distinctive SINGAPOšļļ culture through crossovers between disciplines, cultures and generations.

Based on the theme of ‚Äú(Re)presenting Our SINGAPOšļļ Treasures‚ÄĚ, CE 2024 presents original productions and creative reinterpretations through theatrical performances, exhibitions and¬†concerts by our talented artists and arts groups. The shows and exhibitions will take place from 8 May to 30 June 2024.

Here's taking a closer look at what you can expect:

Be Wowed By Original Creations Of Local Talents

[Concert] The Singaporean Composers Series

The Singaporean Composers Series, a celebration of 20 years of The TENG Company, features 10 newly commissioned works across different genres in collaboration with 20 local composers, producers, musicians and filmmakers. Showcasing Singapore’s unique diversity, the concert transcends boundaries and spotlights the boundless spectrum of Singaporean artistry.

[Exhibition] Devoted to Serve

Deep dive into the lives and creations of eight prominent local cartoonists at Devoted to Serve exhibition. The original art works are accompanied by works by local illustrator Koh Hong Teng and students from local schools.

See The World Anew Through New & Fresh Interpretations

The Pawned Wife

Headlining the opening night of CE 2024 is The Pawned Wife, presented by Singapore Chinese Cultural Contribution Award (Organisation) recipient, Nam Hwa Opera. The show presents a modern take of a classic tale, by blending traditional Teochew opera with contemporary theatre.

Essentially Macbeth

A unique collaboration between NUS Chinese Drama and NUS Chinese Orchestra, Essentially Macbeth explores what success, ambition and fulfilment mean to today’s generation.

Disappearing Series...: Childhood Melodies of Yesteryears

Ding Yi Music Company’s Disappearing Series...: Childhood Melodies of Yesteryears, helmed by Artistic Director and Conductor Quek Ling Kiong, promises an immersive experience through disappearing dialect nursery rhymes and iconic local Chinese, Malay and Indian folk songs presented with a contemporary twist.

A Choral Extravaganza

A Choral Extravaganza performance by five local choral groups marks the first choral performance as part of the CE programme line-up.

Jazz It Up! A Jazzy Celebration of Chinese Songs 2024 & Reunion 2.0

Photo Credits: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Not forgetting the return of Jazz It Up! A Jazzy Celebration of Chinese Songs 2024 by Jazz Association (Singapore) and Reunion 2.0 by Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra.

Ticketing Details

CE 2024 will offer both ticketed and complimentary programmes. Tickets is now open for sale via TicketMaster with an early bird discount of 20% till 12 April 2024.

PAssion Card, NTUC, SAFRA, merewards and HomeTeamNS members enjoy a 30% early bird discount on their tickets till 12 April 2024, and a 20% discount thereafter.

More details about Cultural Extravaganza can be found here. 



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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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