Dedicated arts fund for young people celebrates 10 years of transforming lives

More than 7,000 children and youth from financially-disadvantaged families, have benefited from fully-sponsored arts training programme in Music, Dance, Theatre and Visual Arts by The Business Times Budding Artists Fund (BT BAF) since its inception on 11 May 2005.

Building their portfolios through their training, beneficiaries of BT BAF have gone on to hone their talents in arts institutions like Lasalle College and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and pursue diploma courses such as Arts Business Management at polytechnics.

Today, BT BAF supports more than 500 budding artists pursuing arts training at The Little Arts Academy (LAA) and 10 Square @ Orchard Central (10 Square). Designed to support multidisciplinary arts training and fully-equipped with a theatre-auditorium, gallery and music studios, both LAA and 10 Square are fully-supported by BT BAF.

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