Booktique Where Writers Shop – More than just a line-up of performances, there will also be a musical cause to encourage people ...
More than just a line-up of performances, there will also be a musical cause to encourage people to adopt dogs instead of buying them through the sales of calenders.
So come down tomorrow at 4pm for an afteroon delight with music and books!
About Eileen Chai
Eileen Chai, a recipient of the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni
Award and Singapore Olympic Academy Roll of Honour, was 7
when she first represented Singapore as an athlete. At 9, she
started training in China; at 10, won her first international gold;
at 13, achieved bronze at the SEA Games; at 15, broke the
National Age-Group 100m Hurdles Record; at 16, won gold at
the Asia Pacific Diving Competition; at 27, broke the National
100m Hurdles Record.
Since picking up the violin, she has played for the NUS Symphony
Orchestra and the Singapore Youth Orchestra. Eileen has
collaborated with DJs, blues-jazz and rock-symphonic bands,
and performed at festivals and session recordings. She is also the
first violinist in Singapore to compose and perform original
songs by live looping on the violin, with vocals.
She recently published a book titled “Teach a Life, for Life”, which
contains anecdotes about life lessons learned through sports and