PSPA Singers: The 7th Night of July

 opening song of The 7th Night of July
opening song of The 7th Night of July

The PSPA Singers put up an “almost stellar” performance last night, at The 7th Night of July charity concert. The two-part show saw an international recital in the first half, and a musical in the second half.

Gadis Kampung
Gadis Kampung
Bujang Lapuk
Bujang Lapuk

During the recital, the singers were garbed in national costumes from around the world, to deliver popular songs in various languages.

Itsumo Nando Demo
Itsumo Nando Demo
Circle of Life
Circle of Life

Following the opening track of 7th Night of July from Hong Kong were Anak in Tagalog from the Philippines, Itsumo Nando Demo in Japanese, Arirang in Korean, and Malaysia’s very own Gadis Kampung and Bujang Lapuk in Bahasa Malaysia.

flutist
flutist
scene at the hospital
scene at the hospital

The musical was about a widower who raised his daughter single-handedly, giving her the best life he could, including tertiary education in the United States. To his dismay, upon graduation and return to Ipoh, she got engaged to a beef noodle proprietor, her childhood friend.

Lee and his baby daughter
Lee and his baby daughter
school scene
school scene

Captivating the audience with many an emotional scene, this musical was different from previous PSPA productions.

Ah Moo Beef Noodle (food stall)
Ah Moo Beef Noodle (food stall)
Lee eats at Ah Moo Beef Noodles
Lee eats at Ah Moo Beef Noodles

The interactive conclusion of the play had a question posed to us, of what we should do if we were in the father’s shoes. Would we accept our daughter’s relationship with someone who seemingly doesn’t match her in social and financial status?

Sing-er (L) and Yan Seng (R)
Sing-er (L) and Yan Seng (R)
four years passed by
four years passed by

PSPA Singers is a community choir under the auspices of Perak Society of Performing Arts (PSPA). The beneficiary of this charity concert was Lighthouse Hope Society (LHS). President of PSPA Datin Rosalina Ooi was on hand to present a cheque for RM3000 to LHS President Dr. SS Gill.

Sing-Er returns from her studies in the USA
Sing-Er returns from her studies in the USA
 Yan Seng (R) proposes to Sing-Er
Yan Seng (R) proposes to Sing-Er

LHS is a non-profit organisation that reaches out to the homeless, helpless and hungry in our community regardless of race or religion.

 encore
encore

To keep updated on PSPA’s upcoming events, log on to its official website.

Event: PSPA Singers: The 7th Night of July
Venue: SMK Methodist (ACS), Ipoh
Date: 7th July, 2019
Time: 8pm

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With love

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