Seen as a passing fad when it was introduced to Hong Kong in the 1990s, belly dancing remains a fun pursuit and alternative way to stay in shape.Wednesday, 5 May, 2010, 12:00am
Since his early teens, Yan Lixiu wanted to be an opera singer, but he was told he could never realise his dream because of his smallpox facial scars. Now a successful director of a privately owned art troupe, the 60-year-old describes how he has kept his hopes alive by taking his art troupe to a national audience.
How did you begin to take an interest in opera?8 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
MOST CHINESE PARENTS wish their children to do well at school and to attend a decent university. Huang Lei's were no exception. But when the teenager showed no aptitude for study but plenty for rebelling, his father made an unusual but practical decision: he sent his unruly son to a dance school.28 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
Skin care: 'I'm currently using Sisley. I love the Express Flower Gel.'
T-shirt: 'I made a T-shirt and put the address of my website - www.joyceleemusic.com - on the back. It's pretty cool.'
Shoes: 'I'm most comfortable in my Converse sneakers. But if I want to look super-tall, I wear my Schutz platforms from Brazil.'6 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
Kitty Lam Miu-fong has a big problem with the slimming advertisements filling up TV and magazines lately.
Ms Lam, a pioneer of belly dancing in Hong Kong, believes women who feel good about themselves, whatever size they are, make the best dancers.16 Sep 2003 - 12:00am
Name: Mey Jen Tillyer Age: 39.
Occupation: Oriental dance teacher, belly dancer and performer.4 May 1997 - 12:00am