Festival explores lesser-known stories of Singapore’s past, The Straits Times, 17 February 2019

The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao reported on the The Future of Our Pasts Festival, which was launched on 16 Feb 2019. The festival, by Yale-NUS College in support of the Singapore Bicentennial Office, will feature an interactive theatrical installation, films and graphic novels. ST noted that the launch was officiated by Education Minister Ong Ye Kung, who said he had approached Yale-NUS president, Professor Tan Tai Yong, to find ways to encourage youth to engage with Singapore’s history in personal, fresh and creative ways as part of the island’s bicentennial commemoration. LHZB featured the music performance “Sarong Party” by local band, the MadHatter Project.

 

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