"Encore! the European Season in Singapore"
During the French presidency of the Council of the European Union from the 1st of July to 31 December 2008, the French embassy in Singapore decided to give Europe a higher profile in the city-state.
The embassy had, in collaboration with all the European Union diplomatic missions, the four cultural institutes (Alliance Française, Goethe Institute, British Council, Italian Institute) as well as with the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham), planned many events of all kinds which showcased Europe’s heritage and vibrancy on the stages, on the screens and in the museums in Singapore.
The first European cultural season in the world, "Encore ! The European Season in Singapore" started on the 6th of May 2008, together with the 18th European Union Film Festival (EUFF), and lasted till the end of the year 2008.
Considering the success of its debut, "Encore ! European Season in Singapore" will continue in 2009.
The new edition of "Encore ! European Season in Singapore" begins on 15 March 2009 with "Voilah! French Festival in Singapore".
We urge you to visit www.europeanseason.com for regular updates on the many events during this long-running cultural season. For feedback and suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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