World Exclusive: China’s Renowned Soprano And First Lady Peng Liyuan Officially Takes Up Residence At Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong today announced the official arrival of Peng Liyuan, renowned soprano, performing artist and “China’s First Lady”. Her wax figure can now be found at the attraction’s “Historical and National Heroes” themed area, along with the wax figures of various world leaders and historical heroes.
Peng is not only known for her accomplishments as a soprano and top-tier performing artist; she is also deeply committed to numerous charitable causes. In 2011, she was appointed World Health Organisation Goodwill Ambassador for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. In tribute to Peng’s philanthropic contributions, approachable personality and elegant sense of style, all of which are well-loved by the public and media alike, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong decided to produce the world’s first wax likeness of her, enabling fans from around the world to “meet” her up-close.
To ensure the wax figure would be made to perfection, the Madame Tussauds sculpting team studied hundreds of reference photos of Peng and spent a total of six months to create the first wax figure of “the First Lady of China”. Truly exemplifying Peng’s elegant and contemporary sense of style, the wax figure wears an elegant blue wrap dress.