The Singapore Pavilion was opened on 6 May, 3pm by Mr. Sam Tan, Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth, Singapore, in a newly-restored space in the Sale d’Armi building at the Arsenale. This is the first time that the Singapore Pavilion is situated in the historic Arsenale on a long term lease for twenty years. Mr. Sam Tan says, “Singapore has a rich pool of artistic talent and we want to be able to always identify and create opportunities for them to showcase their works. The return to la Biennale di Venezia, our seventh outing so far, reflects this commitment to our Singapore artists, who will have the opportunity to tap into global networks and reach out to new international audiences. The long-term lease of the Singapore Pavilion at the Biennale further underscores our commitment to our artists, who will fly the Singapore flag on the global stage.” Mr. Paul Tan, Deputy

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