How powerful a medicine are the creative arts? Join us for a therapeutic and thought-provoking afternoon as we delve into the discussion of arts, therapy and healing through a series of concerts and talks. The afternoon starts off with an interactive music segment by Sarawak-based world music band At Adau. This is followed by a panel discussion “How powerful a medicine are the creative arts?” by arts therapists from Singapore and Malaysia. Ms Gurpreet Kaur Kalsi, a licensed practicing music therapist from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Ms Lim Kar Gee a practicing therapist from Kuala Lumpur, Ms Dian Handayani, art therapist from Singapore General Hospital’s Eating Disorder Unit and Ms Lama Majaj of Red Pencil Singapore forms the panel.

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About CausewayExchange
Founded in 2010 and since then the only annual platform for artistic and cultural activities between the two countries, CausewayExchange (CEX) has in the past six years presented close to 250 artists across all arts genres and attracted an audience of 30,000 from all walks of life in both countries.
Co-organised by DMR Productions and The RICE Company Limited, and project managed by Global Cultural Alliance Limited, CEX brings the peoples of Singapore and Malaysia closer through compelling stories told by the creative talents of both countries. The programme for 2016 reveals the artistic energy and societal issues tackled by some of Malaysia’s best young talents. Visit

Organised by: DMR Productions, The RICE Company & Global Cultural Alliance
Date / Time:
13 Sep, 2pm – 4pm
2pm – 2.45pm: Concert featuring At Adau
3pm – 4pm: How powerful a medicine are the creative arts? – Panel Discussion
Ms Gurpreet Kaur Kalsi – Music therapist (MY)
Ms Lim Kar Gee – Music therapist (MY)
Ms Dian Handayani – SGH Art Therapist, Eating Disorder Unit (SG)
Ms Lama Majaj – Red Pencil Singapore (SG)
Moderated by Phan Ming Yen

Venue: Auditorium, Alexandra Hospital (Sengkang Health)
Duration:120 minutes
Language: English
Ticketing: Free admission (Register via