Celebrate the Singapore Story with first-ever 'Xin Yao' countdown concert

Celebrate the Singapore Story with first-ever 'Xin Yao' countdown concert
Shi Xin Hui, Cavin Soh and Roy Loi Fey Huey will be performing at Singapore Pioneers Live

SINGAPORE - The Nee Soon South Citizens' Consultative Committee unveiled on Dec 11, Singapore Pioneers Live, an unprecedented 'Xin Yao' countdown party to usher in 2014 and celebrate the Singapore Story.

The event is jointly-produced with TCR Music Station, and will feature popular young and veteran singers Shi Xin Hui, Loi Fey Huei, Pan Ying, Hong Shao Xua, Deng Shu Xian, Cavin Soh and Ric Liu. The concert will be hosted by radio deejays Cai Lilian and Sheng An, and will include Malay and Indian acts such as Aisyah Salim and Gayetri Joshi.

Audiences can expect familiar folk tunes that are unique to Singapore and a special sing-along segment during the 270-minute celebration. Another highlight of the event will be a five-minute long fireworks display.

"This year, we remind ourselves of the Singapore spirit, one defined by determination, perseverance and courage. Similarly, the Xinyao movement is known for its sincere and humble beginning that eventually contributed to Singapore's vibrant music scene," said Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah, Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC (Nee Soon South).

The Singapore Pioneers Live will be held on Dec 31 from 8.00pm to 12.30am at the open field opposite Khatib MRT station. Admission is free.

The Nee Soon South Countdown Concert series is presented by Nee Soon South Citizens Consultative Committee (CCC), Nee Soon South Youth Executive Committee (YEC) and Nee Soon South Grassroots Organisations, and supported by the Peoples' Association and North-West Community Development Council (CDC).

minlee@sph.com.sg

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