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The Spirit of Singapore Book Prize

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The inaugural award will celebrate books that champion mindsets and values important to Singapore. According to the organiser, the Dr Alan HJ Chan Spirit of Singapore Book Prize, these include equality, diversity, religious harmony and pragmatism. It will be awarded to works of fiction and non-fiction written by Singaporeans or permanent residents in any of the country’s four official languages — English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

The winner of the 2023 Singapore International Violin Competition was Ukrainian violinist Dmytro Udovychenko. He won a cash prize of USD $50,000. Second place went to Danish violinist Anna Agafia Egholm, and third place was Hong Kong/Chinese violinist Angela Sin Ying Chan.

The finalists of this year’s Visualisation Prize, sponsored by Lumion rendering software, will be displaying their projects live at WAF and Inside. Find out more about the categories and how to enter your renders!

Singapore’s best short films have been announced, with the top film bagging a production services package worth SGD15,000 from Shooting Gallery Asia and online, audio post and DCP package from Mocha Chai Laboratories. The top short films will be screened at the Singapore Short Film Festival, which runs until March 2019.

Vienna has been named as one of the winners of this year’s Earthshot Prize, the Prince of Wales’s environmental award for cities that take “significant action to help repair the planet”. This is the first time that a city from outside of the United States has won the prize. It beat Auckland, Toronto and Sydney in the final round of the awards, which were announced this week.

During his speech at the announcement, the prince said that it was great to see cities from around the world take part in this global challenge. He also encouraged people to keep up the good work in their own cities.

In addition, he added that the world’s urban problems should be tackled with the full force of the government. He praised the efforts of Singapore, which had done well in many areas and said he was looking forward to visiting the country in November.

The annual award honours innovative and ground-breaking architecture and design in a variety of categories. Winners will be honoured at the awards ceremony in December in Singapore. Those interested in applying for the awards should refer to the rules and guidelines on the official website for more information. The deadline for submissions is September 30. This year, the awards will also have a new category called Landscape of the Year, which will recognise landscape projects that make significant contributions to the quality of life in Singapore. This will be judged by a panel of industry experts. More details will be released later. The finalists in the Completed Buildings, Education to Experimental and Health to Masterplanning categories have also been revealed. Click on the links to see the full list of finalists. The overall winner of the WAFX 2023 prize will be selected from the winning projects in each of the categories.

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