09 Mar '18, 8am

[Mothership] New streaming platform for local music; S’pore school libraries to be stocked with local books https://t.co/K0kuGa3jcK

[Mothership] New streaming platform for local music; S’pore school libraries to be stocked with local books https://t.co/K0kuGa3jcK

Singaporeans are a talented bunch, no question about that, but the work of local musicians, artists, and writers often seems to fly under the radar. Advertisement Last year, a survey by the National Arts Council (NAC) found that while two-thirds of Singaporeans say they are proud of homegrown music, only one-third of them actively seek out work by local musicians. Local singer Charlie Lim. Via Youth.sg. Some of the reasons cited were lack of exposure to local music, and the inaccessibility of local works. That is set to change from April onward. Two initiatives were announced by Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth Baey Yam Keng on Thursday, March 8, at the ministry’s Committee of Supply debate. First is Hear65, a music platform that streams local music, past and present. Formed as a partnership between the National Arts Council (NAC) and music media co...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/hear65-singlit-school-libra...

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