Chet Lam

Culture changer: Chet Lam

Singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung

In his smartly decorated apartment nestled in Pok Fu Lam, Chet Lam Yat-fung is preparing dinner and experimenting with his new "toy": a pasta machine.

Sunday, 24 February, 2013, 5:32pm

Chet Lam One Magic Day Live

Indie singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung (left) in concert. Until Sept 20, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$250, HK$350 HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

1+1: A Cross-Strait-Four-Regions Artistic Exchange Project, Electron Landscape

1+1: A Cross-Strait-Four-Regions Artistic Exchange Project 4/F & 5/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, until June 12

Electron Landscape White Tube, 10/F Hong Kong Arts Centre building, until June 26

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Crossing boundaries

Name: Chet Lam Yat-fung Born: Hong Kong Zodiac: Pisces Chinese zodiac: Dragon

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

What's on in Hong Kong


The October Contemporary Art Festival kicks off tomorrow. See how local artists combine the techniques used in traditional Chinese ink painting with new media in this showcase event.

When: October 3-28

Where: Artist Commune, Cattle Depot Artist Village, To Kwa Wan

Tickets: Free

2 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Singer offers reward for missing ring

The internet community has been enlisted to help find a ring owned by singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung, who lost it during a kick-boxing session last week. Lam had reportedly worn the platinum ring - made to celebrate his parents' 25th wedding anniversary - for a decade. His name and birthday are engraved on the inside. Lam said a reward was on offer.

11 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Chet Lam and the Pancakes

Local indie singer-songwriters Lam (above left) and the Pancakes (right) perform together. Tonight-tomorrow, 8.15pm, tomorrow also at 3.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$269, HK$299. Inquiries: 2858 4015

11 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Urban odyssey

Allen Lam Wai-yuen left Hong Kong for New York in 1993 to advance his dance career on an Asian Cultural Council research grant. There, he was involved in many collaborations as a performer and later completed a master's degree in choreography. But the former Hong Kong Ballet dancer wanted to stage his own productions and he realised a faster way to achieve that was to come home.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

James Dean lives again, in ads with local artists

Chet Lam Yat-fung stars in a new television ad with James Dean. Yes, that James Dean. The Rebel Without a Cause star, who died in 1955, has been resurrected using computers for a new series of Converse commercials alongside Lam and other local artists, including DJ Vinci 'GC-Goo-Bi' Cheuk Wan-chi and Denise Ho Wan-sze.

17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lam returns with a fresh perspective

This week Chet Lam Yat-fung's latest album looks into the past, the present and the future

After being on the road for the best part of two years, singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung has returned with a new perspective of Hong Kong in his latest album.

Travelogue, three is a collection of Cantonese songs written by Lam over the past few years.

23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Lam tells fans to hug a tree

You can learn a great deal about a city and its people by looking at the trees, said singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung, who asked his fans to e-mail him pictures of their favourite trees to feature in his upcoming concert.

Next month's The Storyteller Concert revolves around the theme of trees as Lam wants to remind people of their important role in our lives.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Back to bass

This week Leonard Lee Chak-man sees a future for indie music on the mainland

Hong Kong is too small a place for alternative music, says CM (aka Leonard Lee Chak-man), a bass guitar player and songwriter who has been walking the line between the independent (indie) and mainstream genres since 2004.

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Lam hits a green note

Songwriter and singer Chet Lam Yat-fung wants people to be more eco-friendly after seeing the damage caused to the spectacular snow mountain Tian Shan, in Xinjiang.

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Curse of Canto-pap

Today's image-obsessed stars have purists of the genre pining for the past, writes Katie Lau

They don't make music like that any more' is a common lament from Canto-pop lovers of a certain age who have little time for today's production-line pap. And if the slew of tributes to past stars and declining album sales are any indication, many people feel that way.

10 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Lam changes outlook

Singer-songwriter Chet Lam Yat-fung has returned from drought-stricken Kenya with a new outlook on life and inspiration for new material.

Along with film director Edmond Pang Ho-cheung and staff from Oxfam, Lam spent 11 days visiting schools, families and livestock health-care centres in Kajiado and Wajir. He also helped deliver 780 tonnes of food donated by Oxfam.

29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am