[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he Singapore International Festival of Arts returns from Aug 11 to Sep 17 this year, with 20 new productions, of which 15 are new. Held at various locations in central Singapore, highlights include a multimedia experience at Gardens by the Bay with Ron Arad’s 720°, a traditional classical and contemporary Chinese production in Paradise Interrupted and I Am LGB, a collaboration between artists Loo Zihan from Singapore and American Ray Langenbach exploring politics, identity and the arts.

Tickets can be bought at www.sistic.com.sg. For more information, visit www.sifa.sg/sifa.