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At NAFA's Scholarships & Awards Ceremony on 20 October 2023, we proudly celebrated excellence and ambition, awarding a total of 244 scholarships valued at over S$1.3 million to our outstanding recipients.

A heartfelt thank you to our incredible donors for their contributions and investment in NAFA’s mission as we continue to inspire learning and growth the arts. We look forward to another year of fruitful partnerships!

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The award recipients joined onstage for a photo-taking session with the Scholarships and Financial Aids Panel AY23/24 during the Scholarships & Awards Ceremony held on 20 October 2023 at the Lee Foundation Theatre.

Award recipients gathered for a photo-taking opportunity.

The award recipients had the opportunity to meet their benefactor in person as they shared about their learning experience in NAFA.

Guests joined in on an exclusive tour of the Shifts of Innovations: Uncovering Reinvention exhibition, which explored the evolution of NAFA talents’ artistic practices in the local and regional arts scene.

Works created by our scholars from the Faculty of Art & Design were put on display to showcase the skills they have accumulated throughout their time in the academy.

From left: Dean, Faculty of Art & Design and Principal, School of Young Talents, Ms Sabrina Long; Beautiful Mind Charity Board Member, Mr Lim Keng Huat; NAFA President, Mrs Tan-Soh Wai Lan; Chief Skills Officer, SkillsFuture SG, Dr Gog Soon Joo; The Ngee Ann Kongsi Vice-Chairman, Education Sub-Committee, Ms Anna Ku; Representative of Liu Shiming Art Foundation, Mr Victor Koh; and Director / CUGE (Industry), NParks, Ms M Pungkothai Kay

7 award recipients joined Masonic Charitable Fund Board of Trustee, Mr Chay Yiowmin, and NAFA President, Mrs Tan-Soh Wai Lan, on stage during the Scholarships & Awards Ceremony 2023.

The award recipients were invited onstage for a phototaking opportunity with Hong Leong Foundation Governor, Mr Quek Kon Hui.

The current OCBC Scholars seen taking a picture with Ms Jacinta Low, who was present to receive the token of appreciation on behalf of OCBC Bank.

The audience were treated to a beautiful dance item, Time Is A Flat Circle by NAFA’s Diploma in Dance students.