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Singapore artists grapple with virus fallout

Museum attendance plunges, the arts festival has been cancelled, and thousands of artists are losing their gigs - and income.

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The dance theatre production Revisor has been cancelled along with many shows in the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2020 because of the Covid19 outbreak. Originally planned for mid-May, the festival has fallen victim to border and travel restrictions imposed by various governments.

THE Covid-19 fallout continues to ravage the Singapore arts industry in unprecedented ways. Its latest casualty is the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), which has been called off by its commissioner National Arts Council (NAC) and organiser Arts House Limited.

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