The Love Alive Charity Concert 2 comes in light with March being the Kidney Awareness month. The Rotaract Club of Penang, together with a vivacious team from Universiti Sains Malaysia(USM) decided to lend a hand in aiding kidney failure patients in Malaysia and also to encourage Malaysians all around to stand up to kidney diseases.
Love Alive Charity Concert 2 which will be held on the 31st March 2012 is a sequel to the first Love Alive Charity Concert which was held previously on 24th October 2010 at G-Hotel, Penang in conjunction with International Breast Cancer Day and with collaboration of Alliance Francaise, we had successfully raised fund of Rm41,509.40 and donated to our beneficiary, National Cancer Society Malaysia, Penang Branch (NCSM).
Date: 31 March 2012Venue: USM Dewan Tunku Syed Putra, Penang
Time: 6.00pm to 10.30pm
Time: 6.00pm to 10.30pm
Artist of the Day
Jie Ying 赵洁莹
Jie Ying 赵洁莹 a household name in the local and Taiwan’s music industry is the winner of Taiwan Million Star’s Most Popular Award & 2nd Runner Up of the immensely popular singing competition.(台湾《第一届华人星光大道》星光人气王& 季军). She is also the 2011 Astro Talent Quest 1st Runner Up(2011 新秀大赛亚军). This 22-year old singer who is a native of Kuala Lumpur holds Bachelor of Communications(Hons) from HELP University College .In the previous Taiwan Million Star Competition, she received an impressive score of 29/30 singing Bruno Mar’s ‘Just The Way You Are’ with Taiwan’s popular a Capella group, Sirens.刘汉杰
Elton Lau Han Jie刘汉杰 is a 13 year old singing prodigy who started singing at the tender age of 7. He is also an amazing dancer which earned him the nickname Penang’s Little MJ. Among his major accomplishments are winning the 2011 Astro Talent Quest Best Rising Star Award and 2011 Golden Achievement Awards. His song has touched the hearts of fans from various walks of life. Han Jie is currently studying in Penang Chung Ling (Private) High School.
Beatboxing is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of producing drum beats, rhythm, and musical sounds using one’s mouth, lips, tongue, and voice. 20 year old Shane Low is no stranger to the local beatboxing arena having performed in Starwalk 2009, 7aste New York at 32 Mansion, CIMB and Sunquick’s Annual Dinner. Shane’s competitive credentials include, 2nd runner up of 2011 Star Galaxy Talent Search, 1st runner up of 2009 Malaysian Beatbox Championship and 1st runner up of 2011 1st Avenue’s Underground Beatbox Battle. He is currently a student at KDU University College.孙艺绫
20 years old Catherine Soon is a well known songstress among Hokkien song enthusiasts. She started singing at the novel age 5, and started competitive singing at the age of 6. With 15 years of stage experience and the ability to sing in various dialects such as English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, Teowchew Guangdong and Hakka, it is of little surprise when she was crowned champion of of ASTRO global Hokkien song contest, Malaysia (ASTRO 全球闽南语歌唱大赛，马来西亚三料总冠军). She is currently majoring in Business Management with a minor in Psychology at USM.
USM Jazz Band also known as UNISAINS Jazz Band is directed by Prof. Madya Razif Mohd popularly known as Jeep who is a Senior Professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia’s School of Arts. The originator of USM Jazz Band was Teh Hock Lye. It was by chance that he had stumbled upon a assortment of brass instruments which was left by USM’s previous now-defunct brass band. In 1997, he decided to revive the brass band and Jeep was invited to be the conductor. Jeep suggested a Jazz Band instead of a brass band and that was how USM Jazz Band was born.