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Emma Yong Who Died Of Stomach Cancer At Age 36, Fellow Thespians Hold Memorial Concert Plus Donation Info

Blogged By: La Tray

Source & Story Credit: Yahoo Singapore – Kai Fong

Photo Credit: Yahoo Singapore – The Pond Photography

Posted: Sunday May 27, 2012 @2:15 p.m. PST

 

 

If you “heart” Emma Yong, mark the date — 15 June — as her fellow thespians come together for a memorial concert that will feature the late singer-actress’s favourite songs.

Yong, better known as one-third of musical cabaret group Dim Sum Dollies, died from stomach cancer on 2 May at the age of 36.

Besides tunes from The Dim Sum Dollies routines, concert-goers can expect romantic ballads from local musicals like “Beauty World”, “Cinderella” and “Aladdin”, as well as the theatre actress’s favourite Disney selections and jazz standards.

Starring some of the most well-loved names in Singapore theatre including Adrian Pang, Glen Goei,Pam Oei, Selena Tan and Tan Kheng Hua, the memorial concert will also raise funds for a cause Yong was passionate about. The Emma Yong Fund gives aid to theatre practitioners in Singapore suffering from all critical illnesses.

Both concerts on 15 June, one at 7:30pm and another at 9:30pm, will take place at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Ticket prices begin from S$50 and go up to S$1,000 for seats within the VIP Box.

All proceeds from the concerts, including the S$3 SISTIC handling fee, will go to The Emma Yong Fund, which is administered with the assistance of The Community Foundation of Singapore as well as The Singapore Cancer Society.

If you wish to make a donation to The Emma Yong Fund, please make a cheque out to The Community Foundation of Singapore, with your full name, IC/Passport number, contact number as well as the words “The Emma Yong Fund”.

For enquiries about this fund, please call The Community Foundation of Singapore at +65-6550 9384. For more information, please visit http://www.emmayongfund.org or email info@ info@emmayongfund.org .

Tickets are available at all SISTIC outlets. For ticketing enquiries, please call +65 9874 4465 or email boxoffice@dreamacademy.com.sg

Emma Yong continues to shine in the hearts of her friends and her fans. (Photo by The Pond Photography) Story Credit: Kai Fong