(born November 20, 1962) is a popular Chinese folk music singer and the wife of Chinese leader, Xi Jinping. She gained popularity as a singer from her regular appearances on the annual CCTV New Year's Gala, a widely viewed mainland Chinese television program that airs during the Chinese New Year. She has won many honors in singing competitions nationwide. Her most famous works include People from Our Village (父老乡亲), Mount Chomolungma (珠穆朗玛), and On the Plains of Hope (在希望的田野上). Peng is a civilian member of China's People's Liberation Army and holds the civilian rank comparable to major general. She was one of the first in China to obtain a master's degree in traditional ethnic music when the degree was established in the 1980s.
07.11.2012 [GMA News] - His wife PengLiyuan is a showbusiness personality who holds the rank of army general and starred for 25 years in a televised Lunar New Year gala watched by hundreds of millions of people. Xi has tasted both the hard life of the impoverished
07.11.2012 [Ottawa Citizen] - PengLiyuan, 49, is well prepared to take the national stage as wife of Xi Jinping, who has become China's top leader. Known to hundreds of millions of viewers as a voluptuous singer at the annual new year festival television variety show, she is Xi's
12.11.2012 US tiesContinue reading an important storyPengLiyuan – the actual celebrity dearest A well-known Far east folk vocalist and celebrity, PengLiyuan regularly seems to be on Chinese language state Television's New Year ...