Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

Qatar-based Singapore sisters play Home in tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Two Singaporean girls aged nine and 10, have recorded an instrumental duet of Dick Lee's popular National Day Parade song Home - originally sung by Kit Chan - in a moving tribute to modern Singapore's founding fathers.

Tricia Ng, 10, leads on the violin while her sister Nicole, nine, accompanies her on the piano, seen in a YouTube clip titled "Home - A Tribute from Doha, Qatar" uploaded on Saturday.

Mr Sean Ng, the father of the two girls, wrote in a description of the video that the performance is dedicated to the "founding architects of modern Singapore", especially the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew who died on March 23 aged 91 and whose state funeral was held on Sunday.

He also lists former deputy prime ministers such as Dr Goh Keng Swee and Dr Toh Chin Chye in the tribute performance.

Tricia and Nicole both started out with their instruments at the age of three.

The family relocated to Qatar about four years ago, and the sisters continued their musical education there.

Tricia is a student of Qatar Music Academy, and is fully sponsored by the school as a scholarship recipient.

They have been performing in Qatar since they were very young, including at the Singapore Embassy's National Day reception in 2013.