Presenting Getai Star Awards
Presenting Getai Star Awards
Sunday, 16th September
Hosted by Shin Min Daily News and Lianhe Wanbao and presented by Sian Chay Medical Institution, Getai Star Awards 2018 was held at Resorts World Sentosa Theatre on 16th September at 2.30pm. The VIP Guests included Ms. Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Manpower, Mr. Anthony Tan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Press Holdings, Ms. Lee Huay Leng, Head of Chinese Media Group, Mr. Goh Sin Teck, Editor-in-Chief of Lianhe Zaobao/ Wanbao, Mr. Choo Chee Wee, Editor-in-Chief of Shin Min Daily New, Mr. Toh Soon Huat, Chairman of Sian Chay Medical Institution, and about 1,600 people attended the event (including 600 senior citizens).
The event presented 19 awards, including the best male singer, best female singer, best host, best hostess, best new artiste, best radio host, best band, online popular singer, top 10 popular artistes, and the best dress selected by the reporters of the two newspapers. The best male and female singer awards were won by Tian Yue and Li Baoen respectively.
Chairman Toh Soon Huat said, “The music radio stations are part of our unique local culture. Everyone should preserve it and support its development. We also hope that more radio artistes will assist to promote Sian Chay’s services to the needy and unprivileged elderly through the music radio stations”
Tian Yue said, “This is a great achievement in the 10th year of my career. It is of great significance to me. I will take it as a form of recognition; something I can give back to the fans who have supported me for so many years.”
The winner of the best female singer award is Li Baoen from Malaysia. She said, “I have always felt that I am an overseas artiste. I did not expect Singaporean fans to vote for me. The acceptance means a lot to me.”
In addition, the best host, best hostess and best radio host were respectively scooped by the veterans; namely, “Variety Prince” Haohao, “Bilingual Queen” Li Peifen and Chen Zhiwei.
During the event, Wang Hui of Sian Chay Medical Institution, introduced the spirit and culture of Sian Chay. She said, “Sian Chay Chairman Mr. Toh Soon Huat has always adhered to the core values of ‘Forgiveness, universal love, compassion, gratitude and blessing.’ We believe that the Trust, Action, Attitude, Conduct form the integrity and virtues of charity work. Nation Progresses, Family Prospers; Family Harmony, Successful Endeavours. Forward with the Nation, Bonding with the People. This can make a better society. This is the wish of all Sian Chay staff. At the moment, Sian Chay is planning a ‘$10 Love’ project: Every $10 donation can benefit a patient from the low-income family with free medical consultation and medicine or treatment at Sian Chay clinics. Helping a patient is equivalent to helping all family members relieve from suffering and live a blissful life. We hope more people will join us in this journey with kindness, embrace love, and learn more about Sian Chay.”
Finally, special thanks to Shin Min Daily News and Lianhe Wanbao as well as all those working behind the scene for their support to this event. Thank you all!
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