Bharatanatyam 101 By Apsaras Arts

Goodman Arts Centre 90 Goodman Road

Introduction to Bharatanatyam: One of the Classical Dance forms of India   Duration: 60mins Meeting Point: Goodman Grows Community Farm Fees: S$5 Age Group: 5 to 10 years   There is a general perception that Indian Classical dance cannot be appreciated because of language barriers or the art form is simply unfathomable. The workshop aims to break this mindset by introducing the fundamental aesthetics of Indian Classical dance in both its indigenous and modern contexts in a simplified and yet easily understood manner.   The structured lecture-demonstration will include the use of visual presentation and “live” demonstration by the students […]

SINDA 2-Day Holiday Enrichment Camp for Students

Singapore Discovery Centre SAFTI Military Institute, 510 Upper Jurong Road,

About the Programme:   Our Holiday Enrichment Camps are back this March Holidays for Primary 1 to Primary 6 students! Come join us at Singapore Discovery Centre for an amazing day camp experience with your friends.   Camp Objectives: Encourage interaction and promote teamwork with peers. Increase learning, enjoyment, and self-confidence of recreational skills in the outdoors. Befriend and come close to the natural environment.   The camps are designed for young campers based on the above camp objectives. Activities include a specially curated Gear Up! Survival Skills programme where campers will pick up hands-on skills such as tent pitching, […]

Virtual Art Therapy (International Women’s Day Programme)

Online Zoom

  About the Programme Celebrate International Women’s Day by joining us for our virtual Art Therapy. Take this time to take a break from your busy schedules and take part in this activity that reduces stress, and also engages an individual with a creative strategy to assist one in discovering self-expression, gaining personal insight, and developing new coping abilities.   Required materials will be sent to your homes closer to the session. What are you waiting for? Hurry, sign up and join in the fun!   Fees: Fully subsidised for eligible participants with PCI $1000 and below.   Eligibility: Open […]

SINDA 1-Day Holiday Enrichment Camp for Students

Singapore Discovery Centre SAFTI Military Institute, 510 Upper Jurong Road,

About the Programme:   Our Holiday Enrichment Camps are back this March Holidays for Primary 1 to Primary 6 students! Come join us at Singapore Discovery Centre for an amazing day camp experience with your friends.   Camp Objectives: Encourage interaction and promote teamwork with peers. Increase learning, enjoyment, and self-confidence of recreational skills in the outdoors. Befriend and come close to the natural environment.   The camps are designed for young campers based on the above camp objectives. Activities include a specially curated Gear Up! Survival Skills programme where campers will pick up hands-on skills such as tent pitching, […]

Walking Little India: Taste, Feel & Experience

Rochor MRT 11 Rochor Canal Road

An exciting, educational and multi-sensory walking tour   In Singapore, we have infinite opportunities to learn and experience different cultures and religions. The Indian community, the third largest ethnic group in Singapore, offers a history of migration; colourful customs, exciting traditions and intriguing rituals.   Walking Little India: Taste, Feel & Experience, the second of our heritage and cultural series, walks you through the vibrant streets of the ethnic enclave, Little India. Meandering through the narrow and busy streets, be prepared to engage all your senses, as:   We explore the history and richness that make up Little India We discover the meaning behind […]

The Rangoli Event

Online Zoom

  About the Programme The Rangoli Movement at Little India is a large scale multi-sensory visual and digital art showcase that presents a new perspective to Rangoli as an art form – celebrating art, life, diversity and culture.   Enjoy a Group Art Tour that showcases various Rangoli artworks by Vijaya Mohan, who is an internationally renowned artist and currently holds the Guinness World Record for single-handedly painting the largest Rangoli in the world in Singapore.   Fees: Fully subsidised for participants with a family PCI of $1000 and below.   Eligibility: Open to all Indian parents/guardians with children aged […]

SINDA 2-Day Holiday Enrichment Camp for Students

Singapore Discovery Centre SAFTI Military Institute, 510 Upper Jurong Road,

About the Programme:   Our Holiday Enrichment Camps are back this March Holidays for Primary 1 to Primary 6 students! Come join us at Singapore Discovery Centre for an amazing day camp experience with your friends.   Camp Objectives: Encourage interaction and promote teamwork with peers. Increase learning, enjoyment, and self-confidence of recreational skills in the outdoors. Befriend and come close to the natural environment.   The camps are designed for young campers based on the above camp objectives. Activities include a specially curated Gear Up! Survival Skills programme where campers will pick up hands-on skills such as tent pitching, […]

Women and Self Care (International Women’s Day Event)

Online Zoom

  About the Programme Self-care is the process of nurturing yourself. But in a fast-paced and often chaotic society, many women tend to put their own needs on the back burner. So many women constantly put everyone else first, allowing their own needs to suffer. Some women may even become resentful because their personal needs have been neglected.   Join us this International Women’s Day as we: Understand about mental health Learn ways to boost mental health Learn how to keep your stress levels in check Recognize that self-care is not selfish Believe that saying “No” is ok   Fees: […]

Secondary 1 Starters – Is Your Child Ready for Secondary School?

Online Zoom

  About the Programme The Secondary 1 Starters parenting workshop aims to help parents prepare themselves and their children in their journey towards Secondary 1 and throughout their secondary school education. This programme aims to help ease parents’ anxiety and to prepare them for their role of guiding children during transition.     Through the presentation, parents will gain useful insights into the current educational landscape and critical issues such as the social and emotional well-being of their children. The workshop would provide information to parents on academic and socio-emotional factors affecting Secondary School going children. The workshop would increase […]

Virtual Flower Arrangement (International Women’s Day Programme)

Online Zoom

  About the Programme Join us and celebrate International Women’s Day as a family by decorating a mason jar with preserved flowers for an inspiring woman in your life! While it may look simple, floral arrangement does require a lot of planning and patience. With the guidance of an experienced facilitator, step into the world of floristry and learn the technique of putting together complementary preserved flowers.   Spend some time together as a family and get creative with this challenging yet therapeutic activity this March!   Fees: Fully subsidised for eligible participants with PCI $1000 and below.   Eligibility: […]

Design Thinking as a Catalyst for Business Transformation

Online Zoom

Design Thinking is a process that finds solutions to all sorts of challenges in a co-creative way by discovering and fulfilling unarticulated unmet needs. When you focus on doing what the customers need, you can deliver products or services that the customers truly want; thereby generating business growth.   Join us at this webinar to learn the Design Thinking approach, and how it can  help businesses approach the problem from the user’s perspective and tries to solve the problems in a user-centric way.   Event Highlights: Learn the applications and usefulness of Design Thinking methodology How to uncover ways of […]

P1 Starters: Raising Future-Ready Kids – Mental Health & Emotional Resilience

Online Zoom

  About the Programme Transitions are part and parcel of life, but how can we prepare our children for them? Building B.O.U.N.C.E for the bumps in life We live in an increasingly fast-paced and competitive society often described as a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) world, where the pressure to succeed and perform can leave our children feeling panic-stricken and overwhelmed. How can we nurture our child’s psychological resilience to better manage stress? Be empowered to emotionally coach your child towards a positive and healthy attitude for learning and living!   Join us for the session conducted online!   The […]

Dad’s Journey – How to be an Authoritative Parent?

Online Zoom

  About the Programme Authoritative Parenting is the most recommended method of parenting which will not only benefit your child but also improve the parent-child relationship through childhood and adolescence. Learn the benefits of Authoritative Parenting and the 5 elements of becoming an Authoritative Parent. The session is conducted by the Centre for Fathering!     Join us on a web seminar as we provide you with practical tips to guide and interact constructively with children.   Session Structure: 5 mins Registration and introduction 1 hr 15 mins Content Delivery/Presentation 10 mins Q&A, Open discussion   Fees: Fully subsidised for […]

Dravidian and Indus Valley Script – a Talk by Professor Asko Parpola

Online Zoom

  Tamil is considered by many scholars to be the oldest spoken language in the world and is believed to have its roots in the Indus Valley civilization. The Indus Valley scripts were discovered in 1921 and even after 100 years they still remain an enigma – undeciphered conclusively. In comparison, the Middle Eastern scripts like Egyptian, Sumerian and Akkadian have been deciphered with certainty.     Professor Asko Parpola, who has studied the script for six decades will be giving a zoom talk on this subject, “Dravidian and Indus Valley Script”. Professor Parpola is an Indologist who is currently […]

What is Dementia? (A Talk in Tamil)

Online Zoom

How does dementia affect a person? How can dementia be diagnosed, maintained and how else can the effects of dementia be managed? Want to know more? Join us!    Speaker: Dr Vidhya D Pillay, Senior Resident Physician, Family and Community Medicine, Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital   Registration: Call 6484 8040  

Pre-school Music Workshop: The Healthy Way

Online Zoom

About the Programme Expressing through singing, dancing and playing of the instruments, preschoolers will explore and learn the importance of being healthy and the steps they can take to lead a healthy lifestyle!   Eligibility: Open to all Indian children aged 4 to 6, who are Singaporean Citizens or Permanent Residents.   Fees: Fully subsidised for the eligible participants with family PCI $1000 & below.   Conducted via Zoom; the link for the session will be sent separately to your email after registration and processing the application.   Enquiries: T: 1800 295 3333 | Email: queries@sinda.org.sg    

Tamil Language Festival 2022

Online Event

A Virtual Seminar Conference   Topic:   சமுதாய மாற்றத்திதில் இளையரின் புத்தாக்கப்பணி Youths’ Innovative Role in Societal Change     This event is jointly organized by the Tamil Language Council and Singapore Tamil Youths' Club.    

Mobile Videographer Pro Workshop

SINDA Youth Hub @ Jurong Point Jurong Point 1, Community Hub, #06-03

About the Programme Are you ready to become the next big influencer on social media? Learn and master video post-production through a simple 8-step process. Dive in and learn to edit, add transitions, effects and build a story in the mobile app.   Note: Participants are required to bring along a fully charged smartphone.   Fees: Fully subsidised for participants with a family PCI of $1,000 and below.   Eligibility: Open to all Indian youth aged 13 to 21 years old who are Singaporeans/Singapore Permanent Residents.   Enquiries: Call 1800 295 3333 or Email: queries@sinda.org.sg  

7 Wonders of Tamil

Drama Centre, National Library 100 Victoria Street, #03-01 National Library, Singapore

Seven original compositons will be produced by multi-award winning flautist, Niranjan Pandian and performed by the Brahmastra Ensemble. The compositions in the form of a music album will be dedicated to our Tamil language as we feature local youth lyric writers, singers and Indian classical musicians. Immerse yourself as we bring you an audio-visual treat happening on the 30th April 2022 at the National Library Drama Center from 8 to 9.30 p.m.   Featuring Singers: Madhavan, Meenkashy, Nanditha, Punitha, Sai Vignesh, Karthigeyan and Harran Punithan   Featuring Lyricists: Ashwini Selvaraj, Dhinesh Selvaraj, Aravinth and Santhia   பல விருதுகளைப் பெற்ற பிரபல […]

Little India Heritage Trail – Street Corner Heritage Galleries Edition

Indian Heritage Centre 5 Campbell Lane

Programme Synopsis The distinctive Little India precinct melds the old with the new, hosting trades from the past beside modern businesses, old conserved shophouses next to high rise buildings. In this precinct, you can find flower garland vendors next to restaurants serving both traditional and fusion meals, small traditional businesses along multi-storey departmental stores. These are just some ways in which the precinct retains aspects of its history within today’s modern context. As part of Singapore Heritage Festival 2022, join us on this new edition of the Little India Heritage Trail which also features the Street Corner Heritage Galleries featuring […]

Dwitheeya – 2nd Anniversary (Day 1: Bharatanatyam & Mohiniyattam performances)

Alliance Française 1 Sarkies Road

A 2-day celebration of Indian Classical Dance Forms- Bharatanatyam & Mohiniyattam by the kin of Medasvi along with live orchestra.   On Day 1, May 14, the dancers showcase traditional Bharatanatyam items followed by a Mohiniyattam Thematic Production on Lord Ayyappa "Tatwamasi" .   On Day 2, May 15 , the dancers showcases an amalgamation of 2 repertoires of Mohiniyattam   Ticket Prices:  S$23 for May 14 performance S$23 for May 15 performance S$40 for May 14 & 15 performances  

Dwitheeya – 2nd Anniversary (Day 2: Mohiniyattam performances)

Alliance Française 1 Sarkies Road

A 2-day celebration of Indian Classical Dance Forms- Bharatanatyam & Mohiniyattam by the kin of Medasvi along with live orchestra.   On Day 1, May 14, the dancers showcase traditional Bharatanatyam items followed by a Mohiniyattam Thematic Production on Lord Ayyappa "Tatwamasi" .   On Day 2, May 15 , the dancers showcases an amalgamation of 2 repertoires of Mohiniyattam   Ticket Prices:  S$23 for May 14 performance S$23 for May 15 performance S$40 for May 14 & 15 performances  

Rangoli Making with Vijaya Mohan

Meeting Point: National Museum of Singapore, Level 3 Explore Room 93 Stamford Road

Rangoli is a multi-coloured floor decoration that symbolises wealth, joy, and prosperity, as well as thanksgiving to deities. The art of Rangoli originated from India and was brought to Singapore by Indian migrants who settled here.   Make sure to join this workshop to learn about the history, ingredients and evolution of rangoli in Singapore. Not only that! You get the chance to make your own rangoli and bring it home!   Please take note of the following: Once all tour slots are filled, no walk-ins will be accepted. No exchange of tickets is allowed under any circumstance except for tour cancellation. Kindly arrive 15 […]