10/20(SUN.) 19:45 ABAO (Aljenljeng)｜Taiwan
ABAO (Aljenljeng) was born in a Paiwan family in southeastern Taiwan.She is a singer, song writer, TV program host, and documentary film producer.She started her career as a member of a female duet [ABAO & Brandy] in 2003, and first album, also a debut album of this duet, was released in the same year, 2003 and won the best duet title of the 15th golden melody award in 2004. After that, ABAO started to move her focus from singing to album planning/producing, and continue to write songs.
In year 2016, ABAO successfully turn herself from a Chinese mandarin pop singer into a Taiwanese aboriginal R&B singer. Every songs of her first Taiwanese aboriginal R&B album Vavayan, released in 2016, are all in Paiwan language. This album also brought a great success on both aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities.