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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong encouraged to stay the star of its movies

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by Vivienne Chow

    ... International Film Festival last night- are among the latest examples. "There has been a worry that Hong Kong culture and [the Cantonese] language will disappear," as reflected in recent Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    He'd like the world to sing … in Cantonese

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the world to sing... in Cantonese For Canto-pop, there is no better time than the present if Hongkongers can look beyond the city, according to music industry veteran Alex Chan Siu-po. "Right ... Beyond. He says the needs of an estimated 300 million Cantonese-speaking people around the world, including those in the Guangdong area, have been largely ignored. "After getting one or two ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    American Metro Vocal Group makes splash with Canto-pop covers

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG

    ... Metro Vocal Group makes a splash by doing songs in Cantonese - even though not all members can speak it When four Americans came to Hong Kong in 2005 to sing at the opening of Disneyland they had little idea what they would be doing four years later - singing unaccompanied in two Chinese dialects, releasing a Cantonese album and staging concerts in Hong Kong. Hailing from ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ENTERTAINMENT

    Non-Chinese can succeed in local entertainment industry, says actress

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:23pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... about it here, because we’re singing in their language.” But unlike Chamberlain, who speaks fluent Cantonese, Metro members need a translation of the lyrics to learn what they mean. Romanisation ... by language While Hong Kong performers often look West to further their careers, the reverse is rare. But there have recently been a few Western entertainers who have carved out niches in local show ...

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    Three films split honours at Taiwan's Golden Horse awards

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:56am by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Taiwan Three films split honours at Golden Horse awards Films from Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan shared the honours last night at Taiwan's 50th Golden Horse movie awards, the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. Singaporean social drama Ilo Ilo won for best film, best new director for Anthony Chen and best original screenplay. Ilo Ilo tells ...

  6. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Housewife turns Mao Zedong impersonator

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... home except for her performances, according to the report. She spends her free time studying the Helmsman’s body language through historic television dramas. Her dream, she said, was to act ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Comedian's mixed heritage gives him the last laugh

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 02:59am by Robin Fall

    ... in English and Cantonese. Occasionally, professional comedians also fly in from the US and England.   Video: Hong Kong's 7th International Comedy Competition featuring Jim Brewsky   ...

  8. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Dutch back Black Pete clown tradition

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 08:52pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Amsterdam, The Netherlands Facebook campaign receives a million 'likes' in a day, but others believe festival figure is racist Dutch back 'black clowns' tradition A Facebook page seeking to preserve the "Black Pete" clowns in blackface who accompany St Nicholas to the Netherlands has become the fastest-growing Dutch-language ...

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    Harlem Gospel Choir to perform in Hong Kong this week

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... of the population is Christian. Lawyer and part-time musician Henry Chung, 35, and his brother, Roger, 29, released a Cantonese-language gospel music album in 2009 and another last year. "Gospel music ... so it's very inspirational music. You see a lot of crying and emotion," he said. "We toured Japan a few years ago, and even though many couldn't understand the language ...

  10. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Peter Capaldi unveiled as the BBC's twelfth Doctor Who

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the mirror by this new doctor, who would certainly not put up with Malcolm's language or attitudes to the world," Capaldi said at the end of a live show announcing the name of the new ...




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