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Han Sai Por is among the artists who have been invited to create a new exhibition for the Esplanade's SG50 celebrations.
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The Esplanade’s celebration kicks off on New Year’s Eve with the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown. Black Dog Bone is one of two Malay bands who will collaborate with Orkestra Melayu Singapura to render fresh interpretations of their classic songs at a concert.
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The Esplanade's celebration kicks off on New Year's Eve with the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown. Black Dog Bone (above) is one of two Malay bands who will collaborate with Orkestra Melayu Singapura to render fresh interpretations of their classic songs at a concert.
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Esplanade reflects on Singapore's coming of age

The national arts centre's SG50 celebration is decidedly mellow as it digs into the past to revisit 'discarded' local treasures.
Nov 7, 2014 5:50 AM

ESPLANADE'S CEO Benson Phua had the perfect metaphor for his point: The late composer Iskandar Ismail used to create an original composition to which the fireworks display at the Marina Bay New Year's celebration would be choreographed. But on the actual night, the audience would be so wowed by