Ching Lee Goh
Associate Director, Singapore
Ching Lee has been a key personality behind the arts renaissance in Singapore. She was the Director of the Singapore Arts Festival for a decade and she played an instrumental role in developing Singapore Season, a programme showcasing Singapore’s arts overseas. She initiated the Association of Asian Performing Arts Festivals and served as its first chairperson from 2004 to 2009. Ching Lee went on to start her own company, CultureLink, to work as an independent producer, curator, agent, and consultant, and to continue her passion of bridging Asia and Europe through the arts.
In more than 20 years working in the cultural sector, principally with the National Arts Council in Singapore, she has been involved in the fields of arts policy, research and facilities planning. She is particularly noted for her role in developing and transforming national and international events in the performing, visual and literary arts in Singapore, as well as in fostering international cultural relations and artistic exchanges.