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Apsaras Arts receives The Steward of Singapore’s Intangibile Cultural Heritage Award 2020

June 6, 2020 | In The News

The Foundation sends our heartiest congratulations to Apsaras Arts on being selected as one of the 6 organisations to receive The Stewards of Singapore’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Award.

“Launched by the National Heritage Board (NHB) last October, the Stewards of Singapore’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Award recognises individuals and groups that have made excellent contributions in preserving and transmitting cultural skills or knowledge in their respective fields.”

Read about their win in the Straits Times via the link below.


New Release Round-Up – 13th November 2020 by PRESTO CLASSICAL

Made at Abbey Road last year in the presence of the composer, this is the world premiere recording of Martynov’s Utopia Symphony, which began life in 2005 as Singapore: A Geopolitical Utopia and sets text adapted from passages of the Tao Te Ching; the orchestra have history with the Russian composer’s music, having premiered his Dante-inspired opera-oratorio Vita Nuova in 2009.

A Utopia Reimagined by Pauline Wong

An interview with Michael Tay, Founder of the Foundation for The Arts and Social Enterprise published by The Edge Singapore. Michael speaks about the UTOPIA Symphony – The Foundation’s flagship initiative to kickstart a future where the arts and business go hand-in-hand.