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Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall holds open house

The historic doors of the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall were re-opened to the public on Saturday (July 19). The open house, which runs until Sunday, includes free guided tours.

SINGAPORE: The historic doors of the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall were re-opened to the public on Saturday (July 19). The open house, which runs until Sunday, includes free guided tours and special performances by arts groups.

Visitors can experience improved acoustics and go on a tour of the Grand Dame to hear all about her history. The Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall holds memories for many, including tourists.

One tourist said: "I first came here many years ago, and it's wonderful to see the old lady restored like this."

One local visitor said: "It has very fond memories for me because it reminds me of the times when I worked backstage for my CCA."

Visitors can also watch a variety of performances by local groups in theatre, dance and music. With the return of Singapore's oldest performing arts venue, many are also looking forward to a vibrant arts and culture scene in the Civic District.

The public is also encouraged to share memories of the icon at the irememberVictoria booth, which is part of the Singapore Memory Project.

Members of the public can also hashtag photos with #irememberVictoria on social media.

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