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Four artists awarded Cultural Medallion

Groundbreaking works in the arts are honoured

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TOP HONOURS 2015: Cultural Medallion recipients (Clockwise from top left) playwright Haresh Sharma, avant-garde musician Margaret Leng Tan, painter Chua Mia Tee and literary advocate Lin Gao were bestowed the country's highest recognition for artistic excellence by President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on Friday night.

THE four artistic trailblazers who received the 2015 Cultural Medallion certainly prove that the path to creating great art is more often than not filled with serious obstacles. Playwright Haresh Sharma, avant-garde musician Margaret Leng Tan, painter Chua Mia Tee and literary advocate Lin Gao