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Birth name Gina Lam
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 2012–present
Labels Independent

Gina Lam, better known by her stage name Ginalina, is a Canadian family folk singer and songwriter, based in Vancouver. She released her first children's album, Sandcastle Magic, in 2012, which won a 2013 Parents' Choice Award: Silver Honour Award. Her following album, Forest Friends' Nature Club was released in 2015 and was nominated for a Juno Award and for a 2015 Canadian Folk Music Award, as well as winning a 2016 Parents' Choice Award: Silver Honour Award. In 2016, she released Home is Family which won the Children's Artist of the Year category at the Western Canadian Music Awards, a 2017 Parents' Choice Award: Gold Honour Award. This album was nominated for the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards in the category: Children’s Album of the Year. In 2018, Ginalina released her fourth album, entitled "It Takes a Village". It was selected as a nominee for the 2019 Juno Award in the category of Children's Album of the Year, and nominated for Children’s Album of the Year in the 2020 Canadian Folk Music Awards.

Starting mid-2016, Ginalina's music videos have been aired on Kidoodle.TV in the Canada and United States as well as on the Knowledge Network.

She was born in Toronto.

Personal life

Ginalina grew up playing classical violin and loved to sing and write stories as a child. She is Canadian-Taiwanese and both her parents are from Taiwan. She has four children.


  • Sandcastle Magic (2012)
  • Forest Friends' Nature Club (2015)
  • Home is Family (2016)
  • It Takes a Village (2018)
  • Small but Mighty (2019)
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