MediaCorp celebrates 25 years of drama production with 2 events

By Wong Mun Wai, Channel NewsAsia
Posted: 09 December 2007 2326 hrs
SINGAPORE: For the first time, MediaCorp has prepared a double dosage of the annual Star Awards to mark 25 years of television drama production.

The first instalment was aired "live" on Channel 8 on Sunday evening, with more than 100 artistes attending the event. Awards were given out for 11 categories such as the Top 5 Dramas, Top 10 Villains, Best Screen Couple and Evergreen Veterans. Xie Shao Guang won the award for My Favourite Actor, while Huang Bi Ren walked away with the award for My Favourite Actress. Felicia Chin was voted to join the ranks of Zoe Tay and Chen Li Ping as Screen Sweetheart. The presentation of awards for other entertainment shows will be held next Sunday, 16 December. The annual awards ceremony is held to honour the best of local talents, including the Best Host and Best Newscaster. - CNA/so

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