05 Feb '12, 11am

Future directions for the arts in Singapore

Future directions for the arts in Singapore

Singaporeans of all ages should have more opportunities to enjoy culture, while support for existing arts organisations should be ramped up so they can scale new heights, says a committee tasked to map the development of the cultural landscape up to 2025. -- PHOTO: THE ESPLANADE By Clarissa Oon, Senior Writer Singaporeans of all ages should have more opportunities to enjoy culture, while support for existing arts organisations should be ramped up so they can scale new heights. The bottomline is that growth in the arts should be driven from the ground-up by the wider community rather than top-down from the Government, says a committee tasked to map the development of the cultural landscape up to 2025. Other notable proposals by the Arts and Culture Strategic Review include building new mid-sized theatres at the Esplanade, creating a seamless arts and lifestyle precinct in t...

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