Aurélie Filippetti, Minister of Culture and Communication and Lawrence Wong, Singaporean Minister of Culture, Communities and Youth met on Thursday, June 20, 2013.

On this occasion, the two Ministers of Culture discussed future cooperation in the fields of arts and culture. They also welcomed the organization of the Singapore Festival in France, which will take place from April to June 2015, with the National Heritage Board, the delegated operator for the French part, being the Institut Français and for Singapore.

Singapore will commemorate the 50th anniversary of its independence in 2015. Celebrating the diplomatic relations sealed between France and Singapore since, this festival will aim to present to the French public the excellence of Singaporean arts and culture, especially in the field of contemporary creation, and to encourage dialogue between the two countries in various areas.