“About 180 guests, including 18 Cultural Medallion recipients, were present at the ceremony, which also honoured five arts practitioners under the age of 35 with the Young Artist Award. They were visual artists Weixin Quek Chong, 31; lighting designer Gabriel Chan, 35; film director He Shuming, 34; composer Emily Koh, 33; and animation artist Tan Wei Keong, 35. They were each presented with a trophy by Ms Grace Fu, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth. They will also receive a $20, 000 grant and a certificate.”