Cultural Exchange

Little by Little

Little by Little is a series of monthly cultural exchanges with the international community in Singapore to promote understanding and appreciation of different cultures, as well as enable the sharing of ideas and skills to enrich lives.

Arts Connection: Little by Little SIF partners with the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore to share facets of Indonesian art and music to Singaporean youth.


Get Involved
Gather your colleagues and friends to share a slice of your culture with students in Singapore through a short story, song, dance or other art forms. For more information, please contact us at:


Who We've Worked With
Overseas communities based in Singapore that have participated in these cultural exchanges include:
•    American Association Singapore
•    Australian, Indian and Malaysian High Commissions
•    British community in Singapore
•    Embassies of Belgium, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, United States
•    Expat Kitchen
•    Japanese Creative Centre
•    Korean Association
•    Korean Art Professionals
•    Peruvian community in Singapore
•    ReDot Fine Art Gallery
•    Sekolah Indonesia Singapura
•    SIF Indonesian alumni network
•    Temple of Fine Arts
•    Thai Association Singapore
•    Thai Dance Society
•    The Japanese Association, Singapore
•    Vietnamese community at the National University of Singapore


Visits & Insights 
A better world begins with better understanding. We run the SIF Visits and Insights programmes to strengthen international understanding and inspire action for good.

Our Visits programme enables the sharing of ideas and cultural experiences among policy leaders, decision makers and opinion multipliers.
We bring world communities to the heart of Singapore’s policy innovation and way of life to promote greater understanding, as well as create opportunities for cross-cultural collaborations. 



6 March 2018
Joining Hands for Safer Pregnancies, Healthier Babies

Three-year Singapore-Tamil Nadu partnership comes to a fruitful close after having trained 1,000 healthcare professionals and benefiting 100,000 pregnant mothers across the southern Indian state.

28 February 2018
Going Together, Going Further

29 international participants reconvened for the Artists for a Better World Study Visit in Kuala Lumpur where they gained insights on how diverse stakeholders can further boost the impact of harnessing Arts for Good.

8 February 2018
Singapore and Vietnam Work Together to Boost Haemodialysis Care in North Vietnam

The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) partners with Hanoi Medical University (HMU) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for the first time to enhance standards in haemodialysis care for over 5,000 kidney patients in the region.

28 December 2017
Minister Yaacob Ibrahim’s Visit to Water for Life Project in Siem Reap

Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim visited the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Water for Life project in the Prasat Bakong district in Siem Reap on 30 November 2017. His visit, to see...

4 September 2017
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