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Theatre practitioner, sculptor and poet awarded Cultural Medallion

Honoured for their work in the arts, they will each also get an S$80,000 grant.

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Sculptor Chong Fah Cheong (above), theatre practitioner Alvin Tan and poet K T M Iqbal are this year's winners of the Cultural Medallion
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Sculptor Chong Fah Cheong, theatre practitioner Alvin Tan (above) and poet K T M Iqbal are this year's winners of the Cultural Medallion
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Sculptor Chong Fah Cheong, theatre practitioner Alvin Tan and poet K T M Iqbal (above) are this year's winners of the Cultural Medallion

THEATRE practitioner Alvin Tan, sculptor Chong Fah Cheong and poet K T M Iqbal will be bestowed the Cultural Medallion, Singapore's highest award for artistic excellence, by President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Thursday evening at the Istana.

Sixty-eight-year-old Mr Chong, the artist behind the