7 life lessons from Chinese reality show Sisters Who Make Waves

(From left) Cecilia Cheung, Wang Feifei, Rainie Yang, Lyric Lan and Angel Wang in the second season of Sisters Who Make Waves. PHOTO: MANGOTV
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SINGAPORE - As someone who gets called jie (elder sister) instead of mei (younger sister) these days, I was intrigued by popular Chinese reality show Sisters Who Make Waves, which is entering the final lap of its second season.

The premise goes like this: 30 female artistes aged 30 and above compete for the chance to form a "girl" band. In each round, the jie jie's (sisters) get into teams of three to seven to perform a song and dance number before a live audience. Those with the lowest audience votes will be kicked out.

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