This year’s ChildAid featured 80 performers aged 6-19 as well as two international talents – 12-year-old Hong Kong pianist Aristo Sham, the 2007 HK Young Artist Award winner, and 10-year-old Tiger Onitsuka from Japan. Tiger is the world’s youngest professional drummer. $506,000 was raised for the two charities.
ChildAid, the annual children´s charity concert has raised a record $450,000 for the two charities, bringing the total amount raised since the inaugural concert in 2005 passed the $1 million mark. Thanks to strong corporate support and healthy public ticket sales, the collection for the two-night concert, has surpassed last year´s $390,000. The first ChildAid concert in 2005 raised $330,000. This year´s concert featured a Family Segment and notable performers include 16-year-old Bertand Peh and his grandmother, Madam Mary Ho, 71, who will be playing on electric guitars, and talented siblings Jonathan and Angela Lim who will perform a piano duet.
ChildAid, the children’s charity concert has raised a record $390,000. Thanks to strong corporate support and brisk public ticket sales, the collection for the two-night concert has surpassed last year’s total of $335,000. Award-winning classical pianist Abigail Sin, 14, and soprano Janani Sridhar, 17, will lead the young talents on show. Other notable performers are jazz singers Nathan Hartono and Ming Bridges, 11-year-old singer Justina Ravi, the Tampines Primary School Children’s Choir and seven-year-old drummer Ethan Ong.
ChildAid, the charity concert has raised over $300,000. Thanks to strong corporate support and brisk public ticket sales, the two-night concert has exceeded the planned target of $300,000. This inaugural ChildAid featured award-winning talents such as classical pianist Abigail Sin, violinist Loh Jun Hong, jazz singer Nathan Hartono, harpist Lee Yun Chai, soprano Janani Sridhar.