Zumulaiti was just eight years old when she decided that she would devote her life to singing. She adores making music, letting her melodies fly, and performing on stage. So, when the China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe (CDPPAT) selected her to join them in 2004, she knew her dreams had been realized. Due to a physical impairment that stemmed from a childhood illness, she is unable to walk. This journey had not been smooth, and the polio virus had caused her much pain:
It seemed nothing could deter her as she ardently applied herself, participating in contests, gaining admission to the Xinjiang Arts Institute, and quickly became recognized for her talent. Once with the CDPPAT, she traveled the world with her team, singing at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, the Summer Paralympic Games, performed in New York City in 2010 for our “Thousands of Helping Hands” charity concert, and has become the lead singer of the piece “Code of Life”.