Canto-pop boy band Mirror is making waves across Hong Kong. Photo: @mirror.weare/Instagram
Canto-pop boy band Mirror is making waves across Hong Kong. Photo: @mirror.weare/Instagram

K-pop no more? How Mirror led a Canto-pop comeback: as Korean and Mando-pop dominate, the 12-piece Hong Kong boy band became an icon of local pride

  • Following Covid-19 struggles and political upheaval, the 12-piece united Hongkongers with upbeat lyrics from hit songs like Ignited, Warrior, and One and All
  • Mirror’s rise is reminiscent of 1990s stars like Andy Lau – while local pride grows following the city’s record-breaking medal haul at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canto-pop boy band Mirror is making waves across Hong Kong. Photo: @mirror.weare/Instagram
Canto-pop boy band Mirror is making waves across Hong Kong. Photo: @mirror.weare/Instagram
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