Multi-talented Hong Kong pop diva Miriam Yeung is known for her singing and acting. She entered the Hong Kong entertainment scene in 1996 after winning third place in the TVB 14th annual New Talent Singing Awards in the previous year. Till date, she has released more than 40 albums in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Miriam has starred in more than 20 movies. She managed to make a stake in the movie industry because of her comedic acting, making her one of the queens of comedy in Hong Kong.
In 2012, Miriam won the Best Actress Award at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in the movie Love in the Buff. She also won the Most Popular Female Singer award for fourth year in a row at the music award Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation. Miriam was the second female artiste, after Anita Mui, to concurrently win major awards in both the music and film industry in the same year.
Here are five curious facts about the pop diva:
- Before becoming a singer, Miriam was a registered nurse at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong.
- Miriam is known in Cantonese as大笑姑婆 (a rough translation would be “Laughing Aunty”) because of her loud laughter. Her laughter and sense of comedy was what helped her gain a foothold in the movie industry.
- Miriam is multilingual and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, Teochew and English.
- Miriam was a torch bearer for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She was the 16th out of 120 torch bearers in the torch relay in Macau.
- Miriam said she drinks lemon tea after waking up and coffee before going to bed.
Catch Miriam Yeung “Let’s Begin World Tour 2015” Live in Singapore
For fans of Miriam in Singapore, you’re in luck! Her first solo concert in Singapore is on 31 October. This is part of her Miriam Yeung “Let’s Begin World Tour 2015” which saw her performing seven consecutive shows in Hong Kong earlier this year.
Get your tickets to Miriam Yeung “Let’s Begin Concert 2015” LIVE in Singapore today.
|Date:||31 October 2015 (Saturday)|
|Venue:||Resorts World Theatre|
|Prices*:||S$238, S$208, S$178, S$148, S$118
Get your tickets at SISTIC or Resorts World Theatre
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Receive a pair of Miriam Yeung concert tickets worth S$416 when you dine at Feng Shui Inn or Avenue Joffre
|▸ Date:||31 Oct 2015 (Sat)|
|▸ Venue:||Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa|
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