As a novelist who has managed to excel under the mainland's strict censorship regime, Nobel Prize laureate Mo Yan has been called many things. It's safe to say that "ballroom dancer" was never one them.Sunday, 11 November, 2012, 5:36am
Modern ballroom dancing has evolved into what is known as dancesport and incorporates the waltz, foxtrot and quickstep, and Latin-American styles such as the samba and paso doble.17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Latino Aerobics Lite Free (Full version is US$5.99) Rating 7/1013 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Me Tsui Yu-sak was on Australia's Gold Coast inspecting horses yesterday, but it didn't stop his stable from firing and the team racked up a treble in his absence, with Rumba King, Happy Cha Cha and Just Fantastic all converting the wins they had threatened to deliver in earlier starts.6 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Being the centre of attention at your own wedding is a given and, as most couples want to shine on their big day, many are turning to professional dance instructors to ensure they put their best foot forward for the 'first dance'.17 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Zeng Weiming didn't bring much with him when he moved to Beijing two years ago: a suitcase of clothes, a pillow and quilt set - and the saxophone he had been playing since he was 14. The Shenyang native dreamed of becoming a professional jazz musician and would put on his favourite Charlie Parker album as soon as he woke up each morning.28 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
Finding a quiet, private place in Shanghai has its challenges, and Fuxing Park, located in the Luwan district, is neither quiet nor private. Yet the variety of activities and the ambience make it a green retreat unlike any other in the city.15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Achieve balance for a positive future
I read about a survey recently that revealed Hong Kong primary students, in general, have no interest in their studies. They spend their lessons napping and chatting to friends. They learn nothing, and are simply wasting their time.10 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Keep private life out of public eye
I strongly believe that everyone, including celebrities, has the right to privacy. We are all equal irrespective of our profession.
Entertainers may act, sing or dance to earn a living, but they should not be treated differently.24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best
Name Chan Hing-wai, Chan Chui-mei
School Pok Oi Hospital Tang Pui King Memorial College
Grade Form Three
Sport Dancesport - Latin17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
A pair of Latin dancers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) came second in each of the three categories they entered at the fourth Hong Kong Interschool Dancesport Championships held in January.
Yu Dick-kwan and Holly Yau Sin-ting, who took part in the cha cha cha, rumba and jive, said they were excited about the results.6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Kenji Po Kwong-wood, 35, dance instructor
Young Post: How did you become a Latin dance instructor?
Po: I joined a Latin dance class at Creation Dancing Academy when I was in Form Three.
I fell in love with the passionate music and energetic dance steps. After completing my Form Seven studies, I joined the academy as a Latin dance instructor.3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
An addictive form of swing has established itself in Hong Kong. Lindy hop, commonly described as a jazz or street dance, originated in 1920s New York and has popular appeal all over the world. Beijing has embraced swing, as has Shanghai, where it it is not uncommon to see people dancing along The Bund at sunset.19 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
It started as entertainment for Elton John's 50th birthday in 1997 and now it's become an international stage sensation.
Call it extreme ballroom dancing, the stage show Burn The Floor is an explosion of rhumba, salsa, waltz, jitterbug, swing and tango, and it's heading to the Convention Centre's Hall 3 from May 4 to 6.20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Hongkongers are flocking to the ballroom in record numbers to sway to the rhythms of Latin dance, with the number of schools offering classes in the style growing rapidly since 2000, according to Charles Wu Man-sang, owner of Charles Wu Dancing School.7 Sep 2006 - 12:00am