American ice dancers Alex and Maia Shibutani meet young Singaporean ice skaters

American Olympic medalists and U.S. Department of State Sports Envoys Alex and Maia Shibutani met with young Singaporean ice skaters on October 10, 2018.  The Japanese-American siblings known as the “ShibSibs” shared their Olympic experience, impressions of Singapore, and inspired the young ice skaters to be the best they could be. Many thanks to our ...
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73 Mentors and Mentees Complete the 2018 U.S. Embassy Alumni-ITE Mentoring Program

The 2018 U.S. Embassy-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program came to a successful conclusion on May 12, 2018, with the closing ceremony hosted by Google.  Paired with alumni of Embassy exchange programs as their mentors, 39 Institute of Technical Education (ITE) students underwent the five-month program aimed at fostering personal and professional growth. The 73 mentors and mentees visited hosting companies ...
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American Dancer, Choreographer, and Teacher, Michelle Dorrance Performs in Singapore

The U.S. Embassy supported the Singapore International Festival of Arts, as well as acclaimed American dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Michelle Dorrance and her company Dorrance Dance. On May 6, Michelle conducted an intermediate tap dance masterclass , followed by an “In Conversation” session. The class focused on technique through challenging drills with emphasis on clarity, time, ...
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Paintings from Smithsonian American Art Museum on exhibit at National Gallery Singapore

“Javanese Temple in Ruins” and “Six Horsemen Chasing Deer,” two Raden Saleh paintings currently on exhibit at the National Gallery Singapore traveled a long way from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. to be included in the largest exhibit to date of the works of two important 19th century Southeast Asian artists: Raden ...
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Migrant Worker Poetry Competition 2017

SINGAPORE, December 03, 2017 – Back for its fourth Singapore edition , the finals of the annual Migrant Worker Poetry Competition (MWPC) will showcase work from 19 poets in 8 different languages representing 7 different countries. In the first round of the competition, a panel of judges reviewed 107 submissions and shortlisted the finalists to ...
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American Folk Group Tony Memmel and His Band Visit Singapore

American folk group Tony Memmel and His Band kicked off the first part of their Asia tour last week with several stops in Singapore. The tour is part of the U.S. State Department’s program American Music Abroad and was organized in collaboration by U.S. Embassy Singapore. In addition to rollicking performances, Tony shared inspiring stories ...
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