The University Cultural Centre was officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam on 5 September 2000.
Located on the picturesque landscapes of Kent Ridge, the University Cultural Centre serves as a vibrant, innovative performing arts venue for high-quality events that reflect both the rich cultural heritage of Singapore and the best in international arts and entertainment.
Performers and producers can benefit from the state-of-the-art facilities and professional services of a standard previously unsurpassed in Singapore and audiences of all ages, backgrounds and interests can indulge in a myriad of different cultural experiences through the performances.
The University Cultural Centre has played host to performances by professional and non-professional Singaporean arts companies and international artistes such as the British jazz diva, Carol Kidd and Wadaiko Yamato, the Japanese Taiko drum troupe which received rave reviews.
Whether one's interests lie in classical or contemporary music, world music or jazz, dance or drama, literature or the visual arts, visitors to the University Cultural Centre will find enjoyment and enrichment in the quality of the arts offerings from both East and West.