Sunday, November 22, 2009

One more PLA artist to perform in Taiwan


Following Miss Chen Sisi, a PLA non-combatant major officer, who held her concert “Beautiful Road” in Taiwan on Oct. 31, 2009, a PLA non-combatant senior-rank officer, Chinese famous folk singer, Song Zuying will arrive in Taiwan to perform her vocal art soon.

Song originally scheduled her arrival in Taiwan around Nov. 24, 2009, but, according to the organizer, today (Nov. 22, 2009) she delayed her trip, because more dates are needed for preparation.

Song was graduated from Music and Dance Department of China Central University for Nationalities. As of 2009, she is 43-year old and has been a very well known folk singer in mainland of China for 20 years.

In 1990, Song Zuying became famous in China for participating in the CCTV Spring Festival gala, which is the most popular TV annual-show for art performances in China. Till 2009, she has consecutively participated in the gala for 19 years.

In her early popularity in 1990, Song joined the Chinese Naval Song and Dance Troupe as a national first-class singer. Now she is an non-combatant Rear Admiral in the Chinese Navy.

Due to her political status in China, she has held many solo concert performances at prestige international places such as Sydney Opera House in 2002, Vienna Golden Hall in 2004, and John F. Kennedy Centre in 2006 for diplomatic purposes in these respective countries.

To know more about Song Zuying, let us enjoy the video Jasmine Flower below from her solo concert in U.S. Kennedy Center in Oct. 2006.