What’s this about?
For the 19th year in running, the Malaysia Top 10 Outstanding Young Artists Awards 2016 a prestigious event for the creative industry organised by TheOne Academy, is back! RM600,000 worth of scholarships will be given away to winners. This award is an art competition for secondary schools in Malaysia held annually in conjunction with Pixar Animation Studios’ animated film feature mid-year release, ‘Finding Dory’.
What were the highlights?
Young artists competed for the Best of the Best Gold Award title which rewards the winner with The One Academy Scholarship worth RM50,000, a trophy, movie premiums and a certificate among many other attractive prizes that will help pave a way for the aspiring and talented artist to embrace art as a future career. In this final showdown, it was Kua Kuei Chin, 18, from Petaling Jaya, Selangor, won the coveted Best of the Best Gold Award 2016 followed by Chiam Yee Yun, 17 from Penang who clinched the Silver Award and Lian Wei How, 17 from Kuala Kubu Bharu, Hulu Selangor, who won the Bronze. The award also rewarded artists who have received international and regional awards around the globe. According to Tatsun Hoi, Founder and Principal of The One Academy, the award ceremony is held to recognise successful artists for their achievements as well as to inspire current students.
Where can I find out more?
For more information, visit www.toa.edu.my .