MOU Signing between SCCC and SPH Chinese Media Group

MOU Signing between SCCC and SPH Chinese Media Group
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16 Jan 2017

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The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) Chinese Media Group (CMG) have entered into a partnership to develop and boost the Chinese cultural scene in Singapore.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Choo Thiam Siew, CEO of SCCC and Ms Lee Huay Leng, Head of Chinese Media Group, SPH on 16 January 2017. The signing was witnessed by Mr Chua Thian Poh, Chairman of SCCC and Mr Anthony Tan, Deputy CEO of SPH.

The partnership will enable Lianhe Zaobao, the Chinese flagship newspaper of SPH, to organise a series of cultural activities at SCCC under the banner of Zaobao Cultural and Creative Space (早报文创空间).  At least 12 events will be organised every year as part of Zaobao Cultural and Creative Space. The activities include Talks On Lifestyle And Aesthetics (生活美学讲堂) about promoting quality of living through cultural appreciation, Creators’ Laboratory (创客实验室) showcases Singapore’s unique cultural designs and creativity, Up-Close with the Masters (与大师面对面) offers opportunities for interaction with masters in the cultural and creative fields, zbNow Tea Sessions (《四方八面》茶叙) enable face-to-face exchanges between Lianhe Zaobao columnists and members of the public, Culture Salon (文艺沙龙) invites writers, film makers and musicians to share their experiences, Fringe Sharing (非主流分享) provides a performance platform for niche musicians and underground bands, Reading Club (读书会) brings together literature lovers to read and share about books, and other events.

Kicking off the series of events will be the first session of Creators’ Laboratory on 25 February.

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