Saturday, October 15, 2011

As part of Siong Leng's 70th Anniversary, a CD album of Nanyin songs sung by the late Mdm Wang Yue Hua (she has just passed away this week) was released for friends and members to reminisce the songs sung in the 70s to 80s. This album was originally recorded in the 70s.

Mdm Wang, with Siong Leng, participated in the 37th Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 1983 and came in third in the folk song solo category. It was probably the first time Nanyin was presented to the bigger world.

Born in Xiamen, China, Mdm Wang migrated to Singapore. She had been singing Nanyin since the age of 5. She has a distinct style of singing, remarked as simple and yet skilful and pleasant.

With her passing, this album will become an important legacy of her contribution to Nanyin in the world and especially in Singapore.

If you are interested, you can contact Siong Leng at +65 6223-4964 or email to

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