Established during the Chinese New Year in 2003, Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts became one of the three annual cultural festivals at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, dedicated to celebrating Singapore’s rich multicultural heritage.

Huayi - Chinese Festival of Arts 2024

Their vision is to elevate Huayi as the premier festival for Chinese artists, gaining international recognition as an arts festival that highlights the exceptional works of Chinese talents. Through commissions, co-productions, presentations, and showcases, Huayi provides audiences with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse and dynamic artistic expressions of Chinese creators.

Huayi introduces audiences to pieces that unveil the distinct voices of Chinese artists. As a multi-genre arts festival, Huayi’s curated works span a broad spectrum, ranging from traditional to contemporary, mainstream to cutting-edge.

They are dedicated to collaborating with Singaporean artists and fostering partnerships with arts centres and festivals to showcase their talents on the global stage. It is both humbling and heartening to witness Huayi evolve into one of Singapore’s most embraced arts festivals, serving as a coveted platform for Chinese artists worldwide.

Taking place during the festive Chinese New Year, Huayi celebrates with an inspiring and vibrant lineup of arts programs, including both ticketed and non-ticketed events. They extend an invitation to people from all walks of life to join them in enjoying and participating in their programs, hoping they will encounter inspiration and positivity, setting a cheerful tone for the year ahead.

📅 16 to 25 Feb 2024
📍 Esplanade


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