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21 March 2014

Elena Kats-Chernin wins Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award

Elena Kats-Chernin Image: Elena Kats-Chernin  
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Composer Elena Kats-Chernin and playwright Daniel Keene have been announced as joint winners of this year's Sidney Myer Performing Arts Individual Award - the prize sum of $50,000 will be shared by the two artists. The $20,000 Facilitator's prize will also be shared this year, by promoter of Indian music, Mohindar Dhillon, and Jill Morgan AM, CEO of Multicultural Arts Victoria. The Group Award, worth $8,000, went to the Brisbane-based circus art group CIRCA.

The recipients of the yearly awards were announced in Melbourne on Thursday.

> More information about the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

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