MISS OAKLAND CHINATOWN PAGEANT 1988 – Memories
By Dr. Raymond Douglas Chong with Sandra Lynn Wong
Our contestants performed for 3 minutes on stage.
Cori Lee played a lovely piano solo “Memory” from the Broadway musical “Cats.” Cori was dressed in a dark coral color floor length dress with large puff sleeves and a matching fabric belt.
Joan Wong erotically sang and danced to “I Am Woman, You Am Man” song. She wore modern black 3.4 sleeve jacket with gold shoulder embellishments worn over a black sheath dress. Accented with rhinestone earrings and multiple wrist bracelets.
Tracy Long exquisitely recited a monologue “Mom and Dad Don’t Love Each Other Anymore.” She was adorned in navy blue business suit with white trim on 3/4 length sleeves and an emblem on the jacket pocket.
Angela Cheung performed traditional Chinese fan dance. She wore traditional Chinese white silk with long sleeves and floor length flowing pants with floral embroidery on a fuchsia color over-blouse and long belt trimmed with turquoise color fringe. Two large fans made from white and fuchsia colored feathers, fuchsia color flower head piece and gold earrings accessorized the dance outfit. navy blue cocktail dress
Cindy Wong passionately sang “I Just Fall in Love Again.” She wore knee length black cocktail shoulder less dress with rhinestone silk belt worn with black gauntlets, accessorized with earrings and necklace.
Cindy Lee elegantly recited her poem “Singing to the Gods.” She wore deep pink color silk cocktail dress with 3/4 length sleeves with gold earrings.
Lorianne Lee vividly sang “Memory” from the Broadway musical, “Cats.” Black mid-calf length formal dress with black sequin bodice and tulip wrap silk shirt accessorized with rhinestone and black earrings.
Nicole Lew performed a fabulous Tahitian dance. She wore hot pink Tahitian ankle length dance shirt with cobalt blue short hula shirt with fresh flower double leis, headdress and skirt trim.
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