The Embassy of France has announced the Malraux Seminar 2021, taking place virtually on 30th September 2021 from 3pm to 4.15pm. Jointly organised by The Culture Academy Singapore, Singapore Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, the French Ministry of Culture and the Embassy of France in Singapore, the Singapore-France Malraux Seminar will explore opportunities on how to better engage our creative and cultural communities on cultural policymaking as well as discuss new ways to ideate and innovate. With the pandemic changing the way arts and culture are produced, consumed and presented, we are currently focused on reviving, resetting and sustaining the sector post-pandemic.
Through the seminar, participants will learn about the strategies designed to effectively operate in this new reality and explore the power of the digital. Speakers at the seminar include Ms Chang Hwee Nee – Chief Executive Officer of the National Heritage Board; Mr Alexander Neef – Director of the Paris Opera; and Mr Low Sze Wee – Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre.
The second part of the seminar will be attended by French and Singaporean professionals, and host bilateral discussions on the same topics. This will comprise an opening address by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (Singapore) Mr Edwin Tong, and Minister for Culture (France) Ms Roselyne Bachelot-Narqui.
The Singapore-France Malraux Seminar is an initiative created in 2018 during the France-Singapore Year of Innovation with the aim of gathering major French and Singapore cultural leaders, policy makers and practitioners to discuss new trends and innovations in the arts and culture sector. This initiative is aimed at advancing bilateral relations and cooperation between France and Singapore.
The Singapore-France Malraux Seminar happens on 30th September 2021, from 3pm online. Registration and more information available here