Asian Short Films Showcase at WOMAD Singapore

womad_Singapore2006For the first time this year, WOMAD Singapore will proudly present a showcase of Asian short films. The showcase will provide a platform at the festival for both budding filmmakers and newcomers to the scene from all over Asia including, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia.

This new element of the festival is presented in partnership with the following organizations: the Asian Film Archive, whose mission is to preserve the rich film heritage of Singapore and Asia; The Substation, whose work aims to
nurture and challenge Singaporean artists as well as fostering regional and international arts networks; and nuSTUDIOS Film Productions, a member of NUS Centre For the Arts dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of film-making.

WOMAD Singapore 2006 Details

Dates: Friday 25 to Sunday 27 August 2006
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Time: Gates Open at 6pm on Friday and 5.30pm on Saturday and Sunday.

“Live” performances on Friday begin at 7.30pm, 7.00pm on Saturday and 6.30pm on Sunday.

Ticket Prices

ADVANCE (on or before 11pm, THURSDAY 24 AUGUST)
Adult 1 Day $35
Adult 2 Day $57
Adult 3 Day $84
Students / Senior Citizens $26
Family Pass $82
Kids Under 7 FREE
Groups 10% off purchase of min 10 Adult single day tickets
10% off purchase of concession tickets per groups of 5 (for NUS students only)

Sales at the Gates (25 – 27 AUGUST)
Adult 1 Day $40
Students / Senior Citizens $26
Above ticket prices inclusive of $2 handling & administrative charges.
Please note that only Adult 1 Day and Concession tickets will be on sale at the gates.

Tickets available from SISTIC; Hotline (65) 6348 5555

Gramophone record stores located at Paragon, Centrepoint, Parkway Parade, Capitol Centre, OUB Centre, Scotts Shopping Centre, International Plaza and Ngee Ann City.

WOMAD Essentials Package is available only on the WOMAD Shop It comprises of a 3-Day Adult Pass, a festival t-shirt, the WOMADness 2006 Compilation CD, a souvenir program, a choice of 1 beer or soft drink, collected in a limited edition WOMAD cloth bag! All this for only 130 SGD or 41.77 GBP (based on exchange rate 1 SGD = 0.321 GBP).

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