CLIENT: MINISTRY OF CULTURE, COMMUNITY & YOUTH (MCCY)
EVENT: KREATIF CONNECTIONS – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF INDO & SG
Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, we brought a festival weekend to Empress Lawn and Ancient Civilisations Museum. RISING 50 is the jubilee celebrations of SG and Indonesia’s bilateral relationship, presented through Kreatif Connections – 3 days of collaborative performances and immersive activities.
The opening day concert saw multi-talented, award winning Indonesian musician Isyana Sarasvati and Adrian Khalif collaborating with Singaporeans – singer Aisyah Aziz and electro-pop crooner Jasmine Sokko respectively.
Another highlight was the elaborate staging of the traditional legend Cupu Manik Astagina (Sacred Jewel Box) in – a cross-disciplinary performance with original music scores, wayang kulit puppetry fused with modern and traditional dance – a 6-month long collaboration of 70 performers, musicians, choreographers from Singaporean and Indonesian troupes.