Thursday, May 26, 2011

Nanyin at the British High Commission

Siong Leng performed at the British High Commissioner’s residence, Eden Hall for the SIF-BC MoU Signing Ceremony (Singapore International Foundation-British Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony) on 18th of May 2011.

The repertoire consisted of a combination of 感怀 (Gan Huai) and 梅花操 (Mei Hua Cao), followed by 心 (Xin).

Following the show was the MoU signing, which was witnessed by Mr Lui Tuck Yew, as well as HE Antony Phillipson.

From Left to Right: Jean Tan -Executive Director of the Singapore International Foundation,
Mr. Lui Tuck Yew -Minister for Information, and Communications and the Arts,
Mark Howard –Singapore Country Director to the British Council

With the performance and MoU signing completed, Siong Leng mingled with the audience, sharing with them their knowledge of this ancient tradition. It was a well put up show for which Siong Leng has received several emails with positive feedback to date.