Singer Joanna Dong will be performing at an epic Lunar New Year concert

19/1/2022 9:00:00 AM

The singer, best known for being a finalist on the reality singing show Sing! China, will perform a medley of Lunar New Year songs with a modern-jazz twist.

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The singer, best known for being a finalist on the reality singing show Sing! China, will perform a medley of Lunar New Year songs with a modern-jazz twist.

Titled “You Must Believe In Spring”, the concert will also mark Dong’s debut as set designer and director as she decks the stage with flowers and plants from local botanical design studio, This Humid House.It's the first time Dong and her husband are undertaking a big project together, and the singer shared with

Yahoo Life SEA,"We met during theatre, so we do come from a theatrical background, but we're both actors, to begin with. So we have a lot of stage experience but on the stage, not so much behind the scenes. This is a learning curve for both of us and also we never had to negotiate anything like that, putting up a show together at this scale."

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'Always going to resent it': Joanna Dong still affected by criticisms on Moonlight in the CitySet against the backdrop of the HSBC Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport, local songbird Joanna Dong performed a cover of Moonlight in the City in April last year during Star Awards. Though the 40-year-old kept her rendition a ballad — albeit with a dash of her distinctive jazzy style mixed in — the backlash came swiftly and furiously. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5VdFaeQeOQ[/embed]...

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The singer will also debut a festive single that we reckon will be a huge treat for fans.AsiaOne Set against the backdrop of the HSBC Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport, local songbird Joanna Dong performed a cover of Moonlight in the City in April last year during Star Awards.AsiaOne Set against the backdrop of the HSBC Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport, local songbird Joanna Dong performed a cover of Moonlight in the City in April last year during Star Awards.Geek Culture McDonald's Singapore McDonald's Singapore is serving up their Prosperity Burger once again! This time, to roar in the year of the Tiger as Singaporeans claw for one of their favourite seasonal burgers from the fast-food chain.

Titled “You Must Believe In Spring”, the concert will also mark Dong’s debut as set designer and director as she decks the stage with flowers and plants from local botanical design studio, This Humid House. It's the first time Dong and her husband are undertaking a big project together, and the singer shared with Yahoo Life SEA, "We met during theatre, so we do come from a theatrical background, but we're both actors, to begin with. [embed]https://www. So we have a lot of stage experience but on the stage, not so much behind the scenes.youtube. This is a learning curve for both of us and also we never had to negotiate anything like that, putting up a show together at this scale.com/watch?v=L5VdFaeQeOQ[/embed] destroying the song, made personal attacks and called for the original singer Mavis Hee to perform it instead For the uninitiated, Moonlight in the City is the theme song of the 1996 Channel 8 drama Tofu Street, but has gone on to captivate the hearts and minds of Singaporeans and people in the region." This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. What else is making a comeback? The Twister Fries.

Update your settings here to see it. And though eight months have passed since that incident, she told AsiaOne that it still haunts her to some extent. And though eight months have passed since that incident, she told AsiaOne that it still haunts her to some extent. In the interview, Dong also let on that while she successfully performed around the region and had led memorable, high-profile showcases like National Day, she felt something was amiss at the end of 2019. That's when the singer sought professional help for her mental wellbeing: "In spite of achieving all my career goals, in spite of being well-loved by friends, by my husband, having a stable relationship at home; I still found myself to be really down. Let's just be honest. Going to therapy before the pandemic was the best decision I made. I've moved on but it's always going to bug me a little bit." Having the right resources on hand, Dong said the pandemic has reaffirmed her priorities to be at the right place. "Even now when I reinterpret classics, it will always be at the back of my mind. New this year, is the Strawberry Pie for $1.

Now in 2022, Dong is roaring into the new year with her first live concert, and she can't wait to see her loyal fans upfront. So what can fans expect from her show? Dong will reinterpret some of our favourite songs with a jazzy touch.instagram.instagram. "Anyone who is familiar with my music will know that I seldom ever sing the classics, the original way. Chinese New Year songs are a whole genre of classics by themselves. She is human, after all. They are very well-loved and most of us would know, at least the chorus to the familiar Chinese New Year songs. But she's also not a babe in the woods. This article was first published in Geek Culture .

When something is as classic and as well-loved as Chinese New Year songs, you'd want to be careful with how you approach it," she shared. Having been a performer for more than 10 years, with her appearance on the second season of Sing! China further boosting her popularity, Joanna was prepared for some criticism — something she also acknowledged in her reply in April. Story continues .