POETRY FESTIVAL SINGAPORE
Poetry Festival Singapore, formerly known as National Poetry Festival, offers a multilingual, multicultural, multi-generational platform for poets and poetry enthusiasts in the appreciation of the art of poetry in Singapore. Poetry Festival Singapore aims also to develop the written and spoken word in the island’s four official languages and to organize events and activities related to the literary arts.
This project is supported in part by our partners, the National Arts Council, the National Heritage Board, the National Parks Board, the National Library Board, Gardens by the Bay, LASALLE College of the Arts and the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Poetry Festival Singapore is a registered society (T17SS0049H) and was inaugurated 24-26 July in 2015, with Guest-of-Honor Mr. S. Dhanabalan.
Poetry Festival Singapore is a recipient of National Arts Council's Seed Grant from 2015 - 2018.
Poetry Festival Singapore 2015 (24 - 26 July 2015)
Theme: Home, Nationhood and Identity
Poetry Festival Singapore 2016 (29 - 31 July 2016)
Poetry Festival Singapore 2017 (28 - 30 July 2017)
Theme: Regardless of Race
Poetry Festival Singapore 2018 (27 - 29 July 2018)
Theme: In Spirit
Poetry Festival Singapore 2019 (19 - 21 July 2019)
e-Poetry Festival Singapore 2020 (28 - 30 August 2020)
Theme: Legacies and Creation
e-Poetry Festival Singapore 2021 (30 July - 6 August 2021)
Poetry Festival Singapore 2022 (29 July - 10 August 2022)
SG POEMS 2015 - 2016 [Published by Ethos Singapore]
SG POEMS 2017 - 2018 [Published by Ethos Singapore]
Love at the Gallery 2016 - 2017 [Published by Ethos Singapore]
CONTOUR (2019) [Published by Ethos Singapore]
Catharsis (2019) [Published by Poetry Festival Singapore]
Love and Life at the Gallery (2020) [Published by Poetry Festival Singapore]
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Our Committee Members
Thumboo Edwin Nadason
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Eric Francis Tinsay Valles
Krishnasamy Iyer Kanagalatha
Tan Chee Lay
Shilpa Dikshit Thapliyal
Ng Chiew Hong
Sharon Ng Jing Yi
ORDINARY COMMITTEE MEMBER
Chow Teck Seng
Aw Seow Pooi
Rodrigues Crispin Cyril-Wardley
Ow Yeong Wai Kit
Low Kian Seh