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Response to Singapore Theatre Company Rebranding

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Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry, with artists behind the  “My Mother Says” art themed train presented by the National Arts Council and the Land Transport Authority.

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Experience Art on the Go: NAC and LTA Partner to Bring Public Art to Commuter Spaces

The National Arts Council (NAC) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced a three-year partnership to bring the arts closer to the public in land transport spaces and public transport commutes, through commissioned works by Singapore artists and arts organisations.

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2023 Cultural Medallion and Young Artist Award

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Singapore’s Pinnacle Arts Accolades Awarded to Eight Outstanding Practitioners in Recognition of Their Artistic Excellence and Contributions.

Eight artists were conferred the Cultural Medallion and Young Artist Award at the Istana today. The three Cultural Medallion recipients and five Young Artist Award recipients made significant contributions to Singapore’s vibrant arts and cultural landscape across different art forms. They have achieved excellence in their respective fields of visual arts and film, literary arts and performing arts. The recipients’ artistic practices offer their unique perspectives on the intersections of art, history, tradition and the diversity of cultures. Collectively, they have helped to shape and define our distinct cultural identity over the years, drawing from the richness of communities within Singapore and around the region.

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SAW 2024 KV

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Singapore Art Week 2024: Discover the Wonders of Singapore Through Art

Singapore Art Week (SAW) returns from 19 to 28 January 2024. Art Takes Over Singapore with over 130 visual arts experiences across the island, from the heartlands to the urban core. Now in its 12th edition, SAW is the longest running art week in the region. Art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world are invited to learn about Singapore’s diverse arts scene while discovering new perspectives towards art made in Southeast Asia.

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National Arts Council, Singapore Deputy Chief Executive Officer Ms Lynette Pang with President of Korea Arts Management Service Mr Moon Young Ho at the Memorandum of Understanding Exchange Ceremony held at Arts Korea Lab headquarters on 24 October 2023

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New Partnership between Korea Arts Management Service and National Arts Council of Singapore to increase cross-cultural collaboration

The Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) and the National Arts Council of Singapore (NAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, committing to champion the creation and appreciation of the arts in South Korea and Singapore over the next five years, in the fields of arts and technology, performing arts and visual arts. The MoU is testament to the strong cultural cooperation and commitment from the two countries to support exchanges between artists and arts professionals in the future.

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Response to TODAY Online’s Article Published on 2 October 2023

On 2 October 2023, TODAY published a response (the “Response”) to NAC’s statement of 1 October 2023, and also released the transcript of the interview of Mr Low Eng Teong, Chief Executive Officer of the NAC.

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Clarification On Today Online Article Published On 30 Sep 2023

NAC is aware of the comments as well as the various queries which have arisen in respect of the article published by TODAY Online, LGBTQ-themed arts performances in public spaces in line with the times: National Arts Council chief on 30 September 2023. The article misreports the comments given by National Arts Council (NAC) Chief Executive Officer Mr Low Eng Teong. His responses were taken out of context by the journalist and juxtaposed with other parts of the article written by the journalist. As a result, the article is misleading, at least in relation to the portions which quote or refer to Mr Low.

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