Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay invites everyone to explore new arts adventures at its 19th edition of Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts. Held from 19 Feb – 14 Mar 2021, this pinnacle arts festival that celebrates Chinese New Year with the community will feature an exciting line-up of theatre, dance, and music programmes by outstanding Chinese artists from Singapore and beyond, for all to enjoy during the festive period.
During these challenging times, Esplanade remains committed to supporting and working with Singapore artists and has commissioned six new works to be presented in Huayi 2021. These include Toy Factory Productions’ All the World is One’s Stage featuring four Singapore theatre veterans; Nanyin concert Fantasia presented in celebration of Siong Leng Musical Association’s 80th anniversary; puppetry theatre production The Universe According to Niu by Paper Monkey Theatre, and more.
Audiences can also look forward to new collaborations between artists in Singapore and overseas. For instance, Singapore’s chamber music ensembles re: mix and Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble will be performing celebrated Chinese composer Huang Ruo’s A Dust in Time, which was written as a response to the ongoing pandemic.
Venue: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
When: 19 Feb - 14 Mar 2021,