Bemedaled Singaporean wants to be the cultural ambassador of Indian performing arts for India and South East Asia

Updated: Dec 8 2022 1:22PM

Bemedaled Singaporean wants to be the cultural ambassador of Indian performing arts for India and South East Asia

Singapore, Dec 8 (PTI) Aravinth Kumarasamy, who was conferred Singapore’s prestigious Cultural Medallion by President Halimah Yacob this week, says he wants to be the cultural ambassador for India and South East Asia, to bridge the gap between the two regions' cultural links.

Kumaraswamy leads the 45-year-old Apsaras Arts Dance Company, a premier academy for the classical dance form Bharatanatyam, and is involved in cross-cultural works with Chinese and Malay dance forms, showcasing Singapore’s multicultural personality around the world.

“I want to be the Cultural Ambassador of Indian performing arts for India and South East Asia,” the 56-year-old Tamilian Hindu, told PTI here on Thursday.