27 Nov '11, 11pm

Is The Cultural Medallion important?:

IT'S barely the size of one's fist and weighs a mere 20 grams. But to the person who receives this little ornament made of silver, it means the world. We're talking about Singapore's highest award for the arts, the Cultural Medallion (CM). Since it was introduced in 1979, it now hangs on the walls or is given a prominent place in the homes and offices of some 104 individuals whose contributions to the country's cultural landscape brook no argument. Whether it's poet Edwin Thumboo, choreograhpers Goh Poh Seng and Goh Choo San, composer Dick Lee, film-maker Eric Khoo, or theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun - it's a veritable powerhouse cast of medallion recipients. It's given every year by the National Arts Council together with its lesser cousin, the Young Artist Award (YAA), which has also been given to 112 practitioners aged 35 and below, since 1992. But what goes on underneath the...

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todayonline.com 18 Nov '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - Visual artist Lim Yew Kuan, 83, was one of four arts practitioners who received the Cultural Medallion awards ...

(CNA|sg) Four individuals awarded Cultural Medallion

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channelnewsasia.com 18 Nov '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Four individuals have been awarded the Cultural Medallion this year. The award is the nation's highest honour, ...

waaa would love to try out for this programme... but a fee of 1.5k??sadly I have no money arts people

waaa would love to try out for this programme.....

srt.com.sg 26 Nov '11, 4pm

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