More Singaporeans and PRs See Personal Benefits in the Arts; 2011 National Population Survey on the Arts Reveals
- Close to 70% of respondents showed a strong appreciation of the value of the arts
- The arts in Singapore now reaches a broader audience more evenly distributed across demographic groups
The National Arts Council (NAC) today published the seventh edition of the National Population Survey on the Arts. This is the first time the report is published in full and is part of the Council’s ongoing efforts to provide arts practitioners, partners and industry stakeholders with useful resources to help plan and implement their programmes and activities.
The 2011 National Population Survey on the Arts interviewed a total of 2,038 Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) between October and December 2011. A broad definition of arts and cultural activities was adopted as NAC...
Biography of Zubir Said written by his daughter published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) has published a biography of Zubir Said, the composer of Singapore's national anthem Majulah Singapura, written by his daughter Dr Rohana Zubir.
Titled Zubir Said - The Composer of Majulah Singapura, the biography is based on Dr Rohana's personal recollections of her father, and marks the 25th anniversary of his death.
The 280-page book includes "numerous photographs, documents, musical scores and articles, as well as a CD of a selection of Zubir Said's compositions", and is available both in hardcover or as an E-book. More details available at this link.