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Supporting The Arts Scene In Local Universities: Arunika and Sangharsa
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Supporting The Arts Scene In Local Universities: Arunika and Sangharsa

While the Singaporean arts scene may not be as conspicuous compared to other countries, it has seen significant growth in the range and quality of cultural offerings. To show support for the growing arts scene in Singapore, DANAMIC supported two productions by local universities this year – ICN: Arunika by NTU and GAYA: Sangharsa (The Struggle) by SMU. ICN: Arunika Organised by Pelajar Indonesia NTU (PINTU), the Indonesian Students of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) presented Arunika, a musical that pulled the audience into the dark past of slavery and cruelty that plagued the city during the early nineteenth century. Arunika…
How The NUS Voyeurism Incident Brought Social Issues To Light
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How The NUS Voyeurism Incident Brought Social Issues To Light

You would have definitely heard of the voyeurism case that happened at the National University of Singapore (NUS) by now, but here’s why this case speaks to the masses. What happened In case you’ve missed it, on Friday, 19 April 2019, third-year NUS student Monica Baey revealed on her Instagram story that a fellow student – Nicholas Lim – filmed her while she was showering in the Eusoff Hall toilet last November. In the stories that followed, she explains how – despite the irrefutable evidence against her perpetrator – Nicholas got away with a 12-month conditional police warning, compulsory apology…
ICN 2019’s Arunika Musical Boasts a Talented Cast with Intricate Storytelling
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ICN 2019’s Arunika Musical Boasts a Talented Cast with Intricate Storytelling

In next year’s edition, ICN 2019 – Arunika: A Musical sheds light on the perspectives of both the Indonesians and the Dutch, with the historical setting of 19th century Batavia, the present-day Jakarta, Indonesia. Presenting a blend of different Indonesian cultures (Balinese and Mollucan), the production aims to inspire its audience to strive for a more tolerant and peaceful society. Produced entirely by the Indonesian students of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), ICN is an arts and cultural community that produces theatrical works annually, albeit having taken a gap year in 2017. From the music composition, scriptwriting, training of actors and…
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