Elvis Presley impersonator Melvis on the ferry to Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Born Kwok Lam-sang in Indonesia, he has been performing Presley songs in Hong Kong Island bars for nearly 30 years. Photo: James Wendlinger

Hong Kong Elvis impersonator Melvis talks about his 28 years on the road, and how he became the King

  • Kwok Lam-sang had never heard of Elvis Presley before his death in 1977, but quickly became obsessed with the ‘King of Rock ’n’ Roll’
  • He researched the star, got an Elvis suit made, won some Elvis competitions, and has been performing without a break since then
Topic |   Music
Elvis Presley impersonator Melvis on the ferry to Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Born Kwok Lam-sang in Indonesia, he has been performing Presley songs in Hong Kong Island bars for nearly 30 years. Photo: James Wendlinger
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