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Glenn Gale

Helping hands dig deep for hospital funds

THE Transworld Ball, held at the Grand Hyatt, was more than just a joyous occasion with a seven-course banquet and star performers led by Roman Tam.

Monday, 14 August, 1995, 12:00am

Helping hands dig deep for hospital funds

THE Transworld Ball, held at the Grand Hyatt, was more than just a joyous occasion with a seven-course banquet and star performers led by Roman Tam.

The guests dug deep into their pockets and raised more than $2.5 million for the Yan Chai Hospital's Emergency Relief Fund.

14 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Gordon Wu scouts about for dose of nostalgia

TAKING a break from his usual pastime of building highways and power stations, Gordon Wu (by all accounts a keen boy scout in his adolescent years!) wallowed in nostalgia when he inaugurated a bricks and mortar tribute to those days.

24 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Party goer

WITH AIDS being the hot-button issue of our time, catwalk diva Linda Evangelista was all too happy to fly into town and strut her stuff for the cause at the Grand Hyatt ballroom.

The high-society event, organised for AIDS Concern by Jennifer Tose, Charles Yang and Andrew Yuen, incorporated the final of the Davidoff Elite Model Look 1995 - won by Vanessa Yeung, 23.

3 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Art launch a feast for all senses

IN sparkling form at a luncheon held to launch the Cleto Munari objets d'art collection at the Museum Annexe in the Prince's Building are (at left) Yumiko Kuok, Cleto Munari, Carol Lu, Giancarlo Giorgi and Flora Cheong-Leen.

Other guests who attended the function included Margery Au, Jean Wong, Bagwanti Mohan, Irene Chu, Linda Fung, Chitra Chellaram and Tina Liu.

12 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Spicing up chefs' night out

TALL toques and white coats were out but smart suits were in when the Hong Kong Chefs' Association held its annual dinner in the drawing room of the Grand Hyatt.

12 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Dancers roll into exotic action

WHAT would 'a night in Casablanca' be without belly dancers? Such a night was the exotic theme at the Ivy League Ball held in the Grand Hyatt ballroom.

But despite the swivelling example set by the attendant belly dancers, the Ivy Leaguers wisely chose to stick to a more traditional style when the time came to hit the dance floor.

29 May 1995 - 12:00am

Beethoven and Brahms devotees get the champagne treatment

BEETHOVEN and Brahms with champagne and oysters. That's what was on offer at the Mercedes-Benz Master series concert staged by the Grand Hyatt - an event fast catching on as an integral part of the social calendar. Complementing the brilliant classical renderings of violinist Saschko Gawriloff was the tantalising fare served up by executive chef Joseph Budde and his team.

3 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Comrades throw a ball

AT last Beijing appears to be taking positive steps to prepare for 1997.

The Chinese capital has just hosted its first ever charity ball - a type of event that is the very lifeblood of our socially driven town.

Local glitterati mingled with suave diplomats, while senior cadres sipped champagne and got acclimatised to hedonism.

30 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

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