Biography of Balai
Displaced Paiwan musician Balai is an indigenous urban singer-songwriter of the new generation in Taiwan. His songs are created from his indigenous blood and soul. His music is infused with the pirits of his identity and the land. Balai sings with an ancient soul that still carries purity and innocence. He creates a historical identification for the new indigenous youth which will never be defeated.
In December of 2015 Balai released his first solo album “The Modern Ancient”, which received normous positive
response. In the next year he won the best Indigenous Singer at the 27 th Golden Melody Awards. He was also nominated in five categories (including Best New Artist, Best Album and Single), and went on to win the Best Alternative Single at the Golden Indie Music Awards with the song “Soar”. Balai has performed many times in Taiwan and abroad. His live performances are endearing and powerful and not to be missed.
Notable Experiences of Balai
2012 Taiwan Music Composition and Songwriting Contest – First prize & The Best Live Show.
2013 Korea World Travel Fair – On behalf of Taiwan to participate in the Korea World Travel Fair, won the best world performance group award. 2014 Japan Performance Tour.
2014 Taipei Simple Life performance.
2015 The 1st Album “The Modern Ancient” release.
2016 The 27th Golden Melody Awards – The Best Indigenous Singer
2016 Performed at Taiwan Festa Tokyo.
2016 Shanghai Simple Life performance.
2016 The 7th Golden Indie Music Awards – The Best Single for best alternative genre "SOAR".
。The Best New Artist
。The Best Alternative Album “The Modern Ancient”.
。The Best Alternative Genre “SOAR”.
。The Best Rock Single. 。The Best Ballad Single.
。The Best Ballad Single.