About Us

TRUE COLOURS is the first Asia Pacific performing arts festival of music, dance and arts. It celebrates the talents of the most exceptional artistes with disabilities from Singapore and other Asia Pacific countries, combining an indoor concert experience, an outdoor festival and community outreach activities. It also includes a conference for professionals in the disability arts sector, which is a special event of the TRUE COLOURS festival.

Presented By

The Nippon Foundation

With its mission of social innovation, The Nippon Foundation supports and collaborates with individuals, companies, NGOs, governments and international bodies to build a better society . This non-profit philanthropic organization was founded in 1962 and supports projects that enhance communities, enrich culture, create a future for young people and forge global ties.

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UNESCO

With its mission to build peace in the minds of men and women, it creates and fosters networks among nations to provide access to education, intercultural understanding, science and technology and freedom of expression.

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Produced By

Very Special Arts Singapore Ltd

Very Special Arts works to create and provide access and opportunities for people with disabilities through the arts. It promotes the educational, social, rehabilitative and therapeutic benefits of the arts. VSA is the first Singapore organisation that works to enable people with disabilities to develop careers in the arts. It created Singapore’s first inclusive theatre and first inclusive literary art programme, and was founded and launched in 1993 by Ambassador-at-Large Prof Tommy Koh.

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Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability

Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) is a regional center on disability and development. APCD was established in Bangkok, Thailand as a legacy of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 1993-2002, by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). APCD is identified as the regional center on disability for the Incheon Strategy to Make the Right Real, 2013-2022.

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Venue Partner

Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore Sports Hub is Singapore's premier sports, entertainment and lifestyle destination, with integrated community programming. Consisting of a unique cluster of world-class sporting and leisure facilities within the city, it is located on a 35-hectare site in Kallang.

The Sports Hub campus includes a 55,000-capacity National Stadium, the iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium, a 6,000-capacity OCBC Aquatic Centre, a 3,000-capacity OCBC Arena with multiple halls, a Water Sports Centre and the Kallang Wave Mall, including an indoor climbing wall and Splash-N-Surf facility as well as the Singapore Sports Museum, Sports Hub Library and Shimano Cycling World. There are also community facilities and activities including beach volleyball courts, hard courts (for futsal, basketball and netball), lawn bowls, giant chess, a skate park and running & cycling paths.

The Singapore Sports Hub, managed by SportsHub Pte Ltd, is one of the largest sporting Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects in the world and also Singapore's largest flagship PPP project of this nature.

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