DPA VSA Flag Day
So it was just as well that one of its unofficial artists in residence was 23-year-old pianist Azariah Tan, who has achieved much despite his degenerative hearing condition.
Partnering him for the evening was the husband-and-wife pair of violist Tan Wee-Hsin and violinist Lillian Wang from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
Very Special Art - Kids with disabilities show their talent at Annual Art Competition
It featured interviews with some of winners and their parents/caregivers who also shared their ups and downs caring for their special needs children yet the intrinsic benefits that art has brought to their lives.