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Raymond Mak, Richard Yuen and Duck Lau

2018-04-16

My 25 Unforgettable Classics Voting Game and Unforgettable Classics Singing Contest are two highlights of the Silver Anniversary celebration of Fairchild Television. As part of a series of promotions, veteran musicians and key figures of Hong Kong music industry in the 80s and 90s Raymond Mak, Richard Yuen and Duck Lau were invited to reminisce on the golden era of Cantopop with viewers in Leisure Talk. The three guests all acknowledged that Cantopop reached its peak before the millennium as the lyrics had deeper meanings and the melodies held a high level of groove. Covering English and Japanese songs was popular at that time and the renditions were always given a whole new life by the artistes, offering audience a fresh listening experience. During the interview, they also shared their amazing experiences on music production in the industry with program host Mary.

Joyce Cheng

2018-02-27

For the very first time, Joyce Cheng will be holding her own concert《Break A Leg》at Hong Kong Coliseum. The idea behind comes from her leg injury on a trip aboard. Although Joyce’s ankle hasn’t fully recovered, nothing can stop her from fulfilling her “Hong Kong Coliseum dream”. The diligent Joyce is not only successful in music but also in her acting career. Last year, Joyce was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category at the 2017 Nice International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema for her role in "29+1". Recently, Joyce travelled back to Vancouver to visit her family and guested on Leisure Talk to share her two crossover hits and experience of collaborating with Dayo Wong and MastaMic.

Veronica Shiu

2018-02-14

Miss Chinese Vancouver Veronica Shiu seized the opportunity to launch her acting career in Hong Kong after winning in multiple beauty pageants. Last year, Veronica was cast as Yan Yan in the modern sitcom Come Home Love: Lo And Behold where she started to gain popularity. As she was taking a vacation back to Canada, many Vancouverites recognized her and asked to take photos together. Aside from acting, Veronica took on a new challenge as she covered Hubert Wu’s song, “I Was Here”, in a special music video, which went viral among netizens. During Veronica’s stay in Vancouver, she sat down with William Ho to share new updates and future plans on Leisure Talk. Veronica also expressed gratitude for landing on the role Yan Yan as it earned her more recognition, allowing her to explore other fields as a program host or and emcee.

MCVP 2nd Runner-up Tingting’s Memorable Journey

2018-02-12

For over two decades, Fairchild Television takes pride in donating the Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant production to different charity organizations for fundraising purpose. Last year, Fairchild TV named Chi Heng Foundation Canada as the beneficiary of the annual MCVP Gala Dinner, wishing to bring attention to orphans suffering from AIDs in Central China. The warmhearted Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2017 second runner-up Tingting Niu recently visited those underprivileged children in Zhengzhou, China along with Chi Heng Foundation Canada to understand their poor living conditions and daily needs. After the trip, Tingting guested on Leisure Talk and City Chat to share her stories and experience during this memorable visit, at the same time revealing her future plan after capturing the title as Miss Chinese Vancouver second runner-up. For more updates on Tingting’s trip, stay tuned to the programs mentioned above, MCVP ‘social media account, and Fairchild TV official website.

Wan Kwong

2018-02-01

Best known as "The Temple Street Prince" of Hong Kong, Wan Kwong has worked in the entertainment industry for over 60 years. His songs are filled with witty lyrics and reflect the cultural and political aspects of local Hong Kong residents’ life in the 1970s and 80s. Some of his all-time classics include 14 Seats and Life of a Taxi Driver which voice out the hardship endured by drivers and Ignoring Father which brings out family and drug abuse issues. Wan Kwong was not feeling-well the first few days in Vancouver, however, he still made it to Fairchild TV in person to explain his health condition and re-schedule interviews with our staff. His professionalism definitely earns him respect and admiration from everyone. When Wan Kwong slightly recovered, he immediately guested on Leisure Talk to wish all Canadian viewers a happy early Chinese New year. He also shared his achievement of holding concerts at Hong Kong Coliseum three times in a year and expressed his happiness of winning the Best Male Actor in a Leading Role in Gold Award last year.

Eddie Cheung

2018-01-24

Artiste Eddie Cheung had appeared in numerous TV dramas after joining TVB in the early 80’s. After leaving TVB, he began to land on important roles in popular movies such as Running on Karma, Election, Election 2, and Exiled, as his acting skill was recognized by renowned movie director and producer Johnnie To. In order to spend more time with his family, Eddie returned to TVB after almost a decade and participated in multiple dramas includes Til Love Do Us Lie, The No No Girl, Come With Me, and more. Eddie recently came to Vancouver to film a new drama and guested on Leisure Talk and What’s On to share the difference between shooting a movie and a TV drama, his happy family life, and how he gets along with his two children.

Stephen Shin

2018-01-18

Renowned Hong Kong movie director, producer, and screenwriter, Stephen Shin, was one of the major figures of the “Hong Kong New Wave”. He has directed and produced countless popular movies. Among them, the historical epic movie The Great Conqueror’s Concubine starring Gong Li and produced by Zhang Yimou made Stephen one of the Hong Kong forerunners to partner with filmmakers from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for joint movie productions. In more recent years, his work The Assassin produced was not only featured at the Vancouver International Film Festival but also shone at the Cannes Film Festival and earned multiple international awards. In Stephen’s recent interview on Leisure Talk, he shared some key reasons of joining the film industry and his experience after working in this industry for decades.

Eddy Ko

2017-12-21

A Vancouverite himself, experienced actor Eddy Ko has appeared in numerous classic movies and TV dramas in Asia. He recently guested on Leisure Talk with his wife to share some exciting behind-the-scene stories when filming at Hengdian World Studios, his passion for singing, and delightful family life. To learn more about Eddy’s recent updates, be sure to stay tuned for his interview on Leisure Talk!

Teddy Ng

2017-12-18

Teddy started his career in the film industry first as a photographer; he then participated in Wong Kar-wai’s movie as a cinematographer before becoming a movie director. Apart from directing films and music videos, Teddy has also collaborated with different organizations, such as Hong Kong Correctional Services, to produce educational micro-movies. There is always a woman behind every man's success. Teddy’s movie star wife, Sabrina Ho, was one of the judges of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2017. Recently, Teddy guested on Leisure Talk to share his experience when filming movies, his thoughts on the future of Chinese movies, behind-the-scene stories when directing Andy Lau’s music video, and some little secrets between him and Sabrina.

Joel Chan

2017-12-12

Joel first debuted as a singer in the 90’s and later signed a contract with TVB to chase his artistic dream. After years of assuming minor roles in dramas with limited recognition, he was gradually landing on more important parts. His performance in the critically acclaimed drama The Unholy Alliance earned him My Favorite TVB Supporting Actor at 2017 TVB Star Awards Malaysia. The Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant Special Guest Performer sat down with William Ho to share his joy on winning the acting accolade and his impression on this first visit to Vancouver. Known for his passion for running, Joel revealed that he will run to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Canada.