In addition to the main prize, judges will select two honorees from each of the four categories – jury special mention and audience choice winner. The winners will receive a cash prize and an engraved trophy. The festival also has a short film category. Its winning entries will be screened later. The NUS Singapore History Prize was established in 2014, thanks to an endowed gift from a donor. It casts a wide net in terms of genres and languages, in order to encourage reading about Singapore’s rich heritage.
This year’s shortlist consists of 49 titles across the three main categories. The number of titles on the list is smaller than in previous years, due to the flu pandemic and other factors. The award ceremony will be held on August 25 at the Victoria Theatre.
The Articulation Prize, a competition for high school students in Singapore, has a long history. Its founder, a Singaporean, wanted to encourage young people to communicate their ideas in a creative and imaginative way. The competition focuses on research, presentation skills and original thought. Its judging panel includes academics and practicing artists. The top ten students present their work in front of an audience and judges.
Last Friday, Singaporean illustrator Sonny Liew won the Eisner Award, which is dubbed the Oscars of the comic world, for his graphic novel “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye.” The book has also received international praise. In addition to the Eisner, Liew has won several other awards and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
He is a regular contributor to the FT and The Guardian, where he writes about architecture and the arts. He has also authored books on the subjects of modernist buildings, Islamic architecture and a history of Singapore’s cultural institutions. His latest book, “The Unruly City”, will be published in 2021.
In the field of architectural publishing, this is an important event to be a part of. In this way, it will help to bring the industry together and provide a platform for architects and designers. Moreover, this event will also provide a good opportunity for networking and sharing of knowledge.
The biennial Singapore Literature Prize honors literary excellence in Chinese, English and Malay. This year, it will include a new translation category to encourage more translated works. The prize was announced in June by publisher Epigram Books. It is the country’s second highest literary prize, after the Epigram Books Fiction Prize.
The Prince of Wales, who is on a visit to Singapore and Malaysia, has been involved in promoting sustainable development, including supporting the fight against illegal wildlife trade. He is expected to meet local organizations working on conservation and education efforts. He will also try his hand at dragon boating, a popular sport in Singapore and many other parts of the world. The royal is a trustee of the United for Wildlife charity. He will also participate in a summit on how to combat the global trade in illegal animal products.