INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DAY

Saturday 15 June 2019

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Alliance Française is bringing once again the French concept of International Music Day to Singapore! On June 15, come rock your day with a hot mix & match of live performances!
 
 
FREE EVENT – Limited seats for the events at la galerie and le théâtre – Online booking is required

 

MUSICAL STORYTELLING [sold out]

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It’s story time! Come to la galerie this month for a special storytelling for children, accompanied by live musiperformed by Jiawei on traditional Chinese instrument, the Guzheng. Alice Banchi and Roger Jenkins are back with an exclusive bilingual (English/French) storytelling of two Chinese folktales which include puppet, music, dancing and audience participation. 

For children from 3 years old.

No knowledge of French is required.

Saturday 15 June – 4pm
at la galerie (level 2)

FREE – [SOLD OUT]

Interactive Musical Installation

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Remix music and poetry at your fingertips! Come to la Médiathèque of Alliance Française de Singapour to experience the work of Tisya Wong and Mok Jiaman, two inspiring interactive media NTU ADM final-year students, in their first artistic foray with French culture. Where Debussy meets Apollinaire, meets Victor Hugo, meets you.

Saturday 15 June 2019 – 9.30am to 5.30pm

Venue: La Médiathèque (level 2)

FREE – Open to the public

CINÉ-CONCERT

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Saturday15th June 2019 | 5.30PM – 6.30PM 

Rating: PG

Venue: le théâtre

FREE – Limited seats – Please book your seat

 CENDRILLON OU LA PANTOUFLE MERVEILLEUSE

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(Cinderella or The Glass Slipper)

1912, 24mins

Director: Georges Méliès 

Synopsis:  

Cinderella, who is undergoing her sisters’ cruelty, is transformed into a princess by her fairy godmother to attend the King’s ball, under the condition that she comes back home before midnight. Seduced by her, the Prince will try to find her, thanks to the glass slipper that she lost at the ball. 

AIN’T NATURE GRAND

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1931, 7mins

Director: Hugh Harman 

Synopsis:  

Bosko decides to go fishingSince he is not able to catch anything, he goes to the forest to dance with frogs, which doesn’t please everyone

CHARLOT S’ÉVADE 

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(The Adventurer

1917, 24mins
Director: Charlie Chaplin 
Synopsis:  

Charlot, a prisoner, manages to escape from the guards of the prison. He saves a young woman and her mother from drowning. Pretending to be a millionaire, he is invited to a reception in his honour. But one of the guests recognises him as the escaped prisoner and a chase starts. 

 

 

Musicians:

Teng Wye Shin is a songwriter, recording and mixing engineer from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. She freelances as a score director for filming classical music concerts. She has produced several Mandopop covers, is currently under the tutelage of Ocean Butterflies and has released her own original song.

Ruanist and composer Sulwyn Lok aims to connect people through music, fusing influences from traditional Asian music with newer genres to form his musical language. His music has been described as “magical” (Straits Times, 2018), and can be heard on films at the Cannes Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival.

Seah Zi Keane has been learning the keyboard since 13 and is self-taught in playing the guitar. He discovered EDM around the same time and has started to produce his own music. He is currently a student in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, majoring in Film, Sound and Video.

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CONCERT

The French Buns – Singapore’s chic’est pop rock group.

Brought together by a united love of music and French culture, come join them in paying homage to some of France’s greatest, feminist icons – from the ever sensual Brigitte Bardot and timeless France Gall to modern powerhouses Mylène Farmer, Clara Luciani and Angèle.  Fronted by four fabulous ladies, and backed by a band of expert rockers, this international gang are sure to get you dancing with an extensive repertoire covering everything from the 60s classics to the latest French hits. What can we say – it’ll be bun-tastic!

7pm – 8.30pm – Concert

Venue: le lobby

FREE