Project Boyz Power Vancouver not only provided young gentlemen with a platform to showcase their talents and unleash their passions, but also gave them a chance to embark on a journey to fame. One of the Champions Jack Wang forwent the opportunity to compete in Mr. Hong Kong Contest for school but was later offered a contract by Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited and officially launched his career in the entertainment industry in March. Jack’s first project is to film “Flying Tiger” with TV and movie stars Bosco Wong, Ron Ng, Michael Wong, and Hugo Ng.
Project Boyz Power will be a great opportunity that must not be missed! It is time for you to seize the opportunity and take your first step! The recruitment for Project Boyz Power Vancouver 2017 is now in action! Be sure to complete the application form online, or download the form to apply before May 18, 2017.
Project Boyz Power Vancouver 2017 recruitment promos will be released shortly! Project B.P. 2016 champions, Jack Wang and Jeffrey Leung, each with an extraordinarily unique presence, are featured in two charming recruitment promos.
Always calm and carefree, Jack transforms himself from a fashionable and well-suited model to a masculine and athletic boxer while revealing the intrinsic qualities of a true charismatic gentleman.
Jeffrey, who was trained as a member of a boy band in Korea, ambitiously blends modern hip hop with traditional Chinese martial arts, radiating youthfulness while complementing his sunshine boy personality.
Both Jack and Jeffrey encourages gentlemen with a passion for performance to pursue for a dazzling future and apply for Project B.P. Vancouver. Project Boyz Power Vancouver 2017 recruitment will officially commence on April 24. Make sure to stay tuned for more information on our website, and like us on Facebook (Project Boyz Power Vancouver) and Instagram (projectbp_vancouver) for instant updates and firsthand information.
Fairchild Television always prides itself as a dedicated community event supporter. In the past Easter holiday, Project Boyz Champion Jeffrey Leung and What’s On host Angus Yam registered as a volunteer to serve Easter meals at the Union Gospel Mission to Vancouver downtown East side residents. Jeffrey and Angus worked hard to make sure that the guests could receive their meals and beverages as soon as they arrived. Through this experience, these two downtown East side first time visitors saw a whole different picture of our city and realized that how important it is to reach out and show our care to those in need. Charm is more than skin-deep; it is a beautiful heart with unconditional love for our community that makes a person most charming.
TVB Fairchild Fans Party, hosted by Fairchild TV in collaboration with TVB, featured a new combination of prominent and promising artistes this time, including the charismatic Ben Wong and Raymond Wong, together with the beautiful and beloved Grace Chan and Rosina Lam. Along with the beautiful notes of their drama theme songs, the four popular stars each made an entrance from the audience section, handing out TVB souvenirs as they stepped up the stage.
A party is not complete without fun and engaging games. To kick start the momentum, MCs Mary Lo, Mandy Chan, and Suiki Zhang invited lucky fans onto the stage to play games with the four stars. Glamorous beauty Grace took the lead in the “What’s in the Drama” game, putting her memory to the test as she answered tough questions about “Brother’s Keeper II”, “K9 Cop”, “Tiger Mom Blues”, “Momentary Lapse Of Reason”, and “Short End Of The Stick”. Next up was the loving father in “Tiger Mom Blues” Ben, as he guided a blindfolded audience to complete a puzzle with only verbal instructions, while exerting his funny and witty personality in “Miscellaneous Police Story”, which caused the audience to break out in laughter. Last but not least, the charismatic Raymond and gorgeous Rosina partnered up with fans to battle out in the classic “Collector Game”.
Aside from collecting the required items, the fans definitely could not miss the opportunity to take a selfie with their favorite stars, and share it on Fairchild Television Facebook page! As the stars competed aggressively on stage, the entire theatre erupted in cheers and laughter.
Another highlight of the Fans Party is the singing performance by the four stunning stars. Aside from watching their acting on screen, fans had the privilege of enjoying their premier singing performance in Vancouver. First to perform was Raymond, also known as the “perfect lover” in “Married but Available”, as he presented “My Love” and “Those were the Days”, instantly melting the hearts of his female fans.
Very much favored by the Hong Kong media for her singing talent, Grace brought forth “Forever Beauty” and “Paisley Galaxy” with her beautiful and harmonious voice.
Veteran actor Ben surprised the audience with his rendition of “A real man should not make a woman cry” and “Not that easy” with overflowing emotions.
The “Mahjong Queen” in “Burning Hands” Rosina then took the stage to express herself in the sweet and romantic song “At least I have you”, followed by her own theme song from “Outbound Love” – “I wish I could hate you”, mesmerizing the audience with her angelic voice.
After a series of amazing singing performances, the four stars came down from the stage to thank the already overwhelmed fans’ support with more gifts. Lastly, the stars took a group selfie with all the attending guests and ended the Fans Party on a happy note.
Fairchild Television has invited a new lineup of prominent and promising artistes, including the charismatic Ben Wong and Raymond Wong, along with the beautiful and beloved Grace Chan and Rosina Lam, to join the annual TVB Fairchild Fans Party. The four stars made a grand entrance into the Fans Party press conference shortly after their arrival in Vancouver to meet up with hundreds of fans who had stationed at Aberdeen Centre hours in advance. Fairchild TV broadcasted the entire press conference LIVE on Facebook, so fans could catch all the actions of this welcoming party for the four popular stars.
Upon entering the press conference, the stars immediately triggered a heated round of cheers and applause from the excited fans. They first proceeded to autograph on the giant backdrop, and then revealed their recent endeavors to press conference MC Mary.
First to chat with Mary was Raymond Wong. After taking a year-long hiatus for his recovery from Behcet's Disease, Raymond has returned to the spotlight and started filming dramas, including the recently aired “Married but Available”, “Bet Hur”, and “The Forgotten Valley”. He shared some of the tips to maintain a fit and toned body figure, like his persistence on a regular workout routine despite a busy filming schedule. Raymond expressed his excitement in joining this fun-fill Fans Party, all thanks to the recommendation of his “wife” in “The Forgotten Valley”, Grace Chan.
In her homecoming trip, Vancouver-raised Grace Chan is definitely one of local fans’ favorite stars. After capturing the title of Miss Hong Kong 2013, Grace led a TVB production team back here to film a travelogue. But appearing in Fans Party is her first time officially meeting Vancouver fans. Grace is thrilled to take part in this familiar event from a few years back in Vancouver to play games with fans. Aside from interacting with local fans, Grace also looks forward to working with Raymond Wong, her husband in “Safety Valley, Catch One by One”, and Ben Wong, her master in the new drama “Birth of a Hero”. MC Mary praised Grace for her sweet and melodious voice. Her delightful singing performance at the Fans Party is to be highly anticipated.
Next up was the charismatic and charming Ben Wong. Debuted in the 80’s as a children program host, Ben slowly gained recognition with his role as Yung Heung Hoi in “The Kindred Spirit” in the 90’s. In 2011, Ben was highly praised for his portrayal of Lat Keung in “Lives of Omission”, and eventually making his way to the leading role in “Tiger Mom Blues” as a loving father. When asked about his character in the new drama “Miscellaneous Police Story” as a police officer, Ben said his job as a policeman in real life prior to entering the showbiz has helped him in perfecting his role. With previous experiences acting as an ambiguously villainous policeman, such as Lat Keung and Poon Sir in “Highs and Lows”, this time taking on a funny policeman role will certainly surprise the audience. His amusing performance at the Fans Party is not to be missed!
Last but not least was the gorgeous Rosina Lam. Always known as “Raymond Lam’s cousin”, Rosina’s acting talent was neglected by the public when her career was first launched, but with determination and perseverance, she slowly moved up to capturing the female leading role. Just last year, Rosina turned a sweet new life chapter as Mrs. Mok, and occasionally shared with fans photos of herself as a newlywed. When asked about her recent endeavors, Rosina said she has been busy taking care of her family, and looking after her restaurant business. With such busy schedule, Rosina will keep on production. This is Rosina’s first time collaborating with the other stars, and will surely spark off boundless excitement on the Fans Party stage.
After the sharing session, a few lucky fans were selected to receive the last highly coveted tickets to the Fans Party. Then, President of Fairchild Media Group, Mr. Joe Chan presented the four stars each with an Aboriginal handcrafted Rainmaker. Lastly, the artistes signed autographs for each enthusiastic fan, concluding the star-studded press conference with a great anticipation to the long awaited performance the following day.
Drug abuse is one of the major public health problems that impacts society on multiple levels. B.C. illicit drug overdose fatality has reached a new record high last year, which resulted in the declaration of a public health emergency, making B.C. the first province to take such a step to combat the effects of drug abuse. Fairchild Television and Talentvision are joining hands with Crime Stoppers in a series of campaigns to help battle drugs abuse, and increase public’s awareness of the drug overdose epidemic, especially fentanyl abuse. Recently, Executive Director of B.C. Crime Stoppers Linda Annis, along with RCMP Staff Sergeant Anthony Choy, and RCMP Officer Janice Xia guested on Leisure Talk and City Chat, to educate the audience on drug usage, introduce Crime Stopper tip line, and encourage the public to help stop, solve, and prevent crimes in our community.
Broadcasting date and time: City Chat on Talentvision – April 6 at 10:15pm
Leisure Talk on Fairchild Television – April 13 at 6:15pm
Renowned singing coach and Leisure Talk host Annabelle Louie concluded her Eternal Love Charity Concert benefiting Alzheimer Society of BC to help fund care, support, advocacy and research for the disease. Aside from re-creating a modern rendition of Chinese and English classics, Annabelle also performed live onstage selected tracks from her award winning HiFi album Eternal Love. All attending guests were captivated by the sweet and harmonic melodies.
To add more flavors to the concert, Annabelle invited her students from “Project Boyz Power”, Jeffrey Leung and Angus Yam as guest performers. First to hit the stage was the talented Jeffrey in the opening dance to kick off the concert with heat and excitements. Next up was the mesmerizing collaboration of Annabelle with Angus in her classic number “Farewell”. Lastly, the boys joined hands in the upbeat “Fearless”, when Jeffrey showed off his modern hip hop moves with Angus’ vocal, earning this amazing duo a round of applause.
Popular TV personalities, including Mary Lo, William Ho, Delon Lew, Eileen Fong, Tony Ma and Deborah Moore, along with a group of Fairchild executives showed their support for Annabelle at this meaningful charity concert, filling the venue with positive energy, spreading love and hope to the Alzheimer patients and their families.
One of the most favorite media personalities in town William Ho organized a party to celebrate his 60th birthday with his family and dear friends. William invited colleagues from Fairchild Media Group whom he has worked with for many years, close friends whom he has known for decades, and classmates whom he grew up with from all over the world. All attended guests wore colourful and bright clothing to reflect the colourful theme of this playful, lively, and vibrant occasion.
Aside from enjoying an exquisite cuisine, William also prepared 60 amazing prizes for the lucky draw. To show appreciation for William’s hard work and thoughtfulness, his good friend Deborah Moore took up the MC job while Brenda Lo and Delon Lew shared a witty and moving birthday speech.
At the party, Fairchild TV surprised Hoho with a very special and heartwarming present, a gigantic photo collage documenting the precious moments of the events he has participated in with FTV staffs’ birthday wishes all along the frame. William was extremely touched and jokingly expressed how much he wanted to celebrate his 60th birthday endlessly, so he could be surrounded by his loving family and friends everyday.
Miss Chinese Vancouver winners, Maria Rincon, Prenda Wang, and Sherry Xue volunteered at the daffodil sale organized by the Canadian Cancer Society to raise funds for a good cause. The three kind-hearted beauties received tremendous support from many generous citizens as they worked hard to appeal for donations to fight cancer together. Maria, Prenda, and Sherry all wish that patients can overcome their illnesses and bravely fight for life. Aside from the daffodil sale, the annual Canadian Cancer Society Telethon will be aired on April 8th at 8:30pm on Fairchild Television. We encourage everyone to show your generous support and make cancer history!
In the middle of a recording session for several segments at the upcoming Canadian Cancer Society Telethon, program host William Ho was overwhelmed by the surprise and wishes from Canadian Cancer Society committee and Fairchild Television staff as they brought in a huge cake and beautiful gift to celebrate his 60th birthday.
William has been a strong supporter for the Canadian Cancer Society and longtime host of its annual Telethon and charity events. To show their gratitude, CCS presented him with a golden rooster figurine to wish him longevity. CCS’s warm wishes melted William heart, making this birthday extra memorable and meaningful.
Miss Chinese Vancouver 2016 Maria Rincon continues to spread love to the community, as she signed up to become a Canadian Liver Foundation volunteer. Maria has learned that the liver is a resilient, maintenance-free organ which can be easily ignored. Oftentimes, people with liver problems will be completely unaware because they may have only a few, if any, symptoms. Therefore, the only way to diagnose is to perform regular liver blood tests to assess liver functions or liver injury.
Maria wishes to help raise awareness and money for essential liver health research and education programs, and encourages everyone to join the free LIVERight Forum in April to learn more about how your liver works and how you can prevent liver disease. She also took matters into action by forming a team at the Canadian Liver Foundation's STROLL for LIVER, a community-based outdoor walk/run event happening in June. Maria is inviting everyone to join her “Miss Chinese Vancouver 2016 Team”, to get out and enjoy a day of fun and fitness for a good cause. Let’s support and join Maria’s effort, and together, help fight again liver disease!
The production of Leisure Talk just returned to Vancouver last week featuring Linda Chung in this season’s premiere. After Linda’s interview was broadcasted, many viewers have inquired about online archive of the show. Aside from inviting local artistes to discuss most current trends and topics, international celebrities visiting Canada also appear in Leisure Talk to share their recent endeavors, making it one of the most favorite shows among FTV viewers. The Program Archive section of FTV official website offers fans the opportunity to review a variety of locally produced programs online. Celebrity interviews on Leisure Talk are typically available one week after the broadcast dates, allowing people from all over the world to enjoy the full episode archive online wherever and whenever they want. You may now take pleasure in watching episodes on Linda Chung, Annabelle Louie, Gigi Wong, Kimman Wong, and Yang Chen-gang online. Please stay tuned for more fantastic interviews on this site!
Fairchild Television has always shown great support for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. charity events, including the recently held 2017 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala mced by Leisure Talk host Ricky Cheung on March 11th.
Gracing the stage this year as Special Guest Performer at the gala was Miss Chinese Vancouver 2003 and Miss Chinese International 2004 Linda Chung. Back in 2004, right after being crowned Miss Chinese International, Linda already made a debut at the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala with her signature hula hoop performance. 13 years later, the new mum returned to the same event as a professional artiste, giving back to the community where she grew up. With her beautiful and melodious voice, Linda brought forth a series of hit numbers, including “Do Not Ask Who I am”, “Paisley Galaxy”, “Goddess”, and “You Gave It To Me”. Apart from these solos, the mesmerizing collaboration with one of Canada’s most promising young pianists Avan Yu in delivering the romantic classics “Vincent”, “A Tale of a Wounded City”, and “The Most Blissful Thing” instantly melted the hearts of the audience.
Many popular TV personalities, including Carmen Shao, Mrs. Bernice Taam, Mary Lo, William Ho, Delon Lew, and Eileen Fong, along with a group of news anchors showed their support for Linda and this meaningful charity gala. Miss Chinese Vancouver 2016 Maria Rincon went on stage to present flowers to cheer for Linda, her role model from the same prestigious pageant. After the gala, Linda personally thanked every one of her friends from Fairchild who has attended the event. She also expressed her deep gratitude for the unforgettable experience, support, and love from Fairchild TV throughout her career as an artiste.
The event successfully raised a total of $539,109 in donations. This sum will go towards maintaining, enhancing and developing timely and superior S.U.C.C.E.S.S. services for the community.
The 2017 Hong Kong Chief Executive election is scheduled to be held on March 26. To provide the public with an in-depth understanding of each candidate’s election platforms, John Tsang, Carrie Lam, and Woo Kwok-hing will face off against each other in a televised debate organized by the seven largest media in Hong Kong. Fairchild Television will broadcast the “2017 Chief Executive Election Debate” on March 14 (Tuesday) at 9:55pm to 11:30pm. Make sure to stay tuned and witness the heated debate as the three candidates cross swords on prominent issues in Hong Kong.
To express gratitude for her fans’ continuous support for the past 35 years, Leisure Talk host and singing diva Annabelle Louie released her first audiophile album “Eternal Love” last year. Featuring 10 cover versions, this collaboration project with renowned producer Antonio Arevalo Jr. is a tribute to Annabelle’s male superstar friends. In her upcoming charity concert on April 2, she will be performing live onstage selected tracks from this 100% “Made in Canada” HiFi album.
Recently, Annabelle shared details of her Eternal Love Charity Concert 2017 at a press conference mced by her student from “Project Boyz Power” and “What’s On” host Angus Yam. In addition to presenting her own sweet and harmonic melodies, she also wishes to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Proceeds from the concert will go towards Alzheimer Society of BC to help fund care, support, advocacy and research for this disease.
Vancouver is known for fostering not only talented ladies, but also aspiring individuals in performing arts. Many famous singers debuted through representing Vancouver in the International Chinese New Talent Singing Championship when they wowed everyone with their outstanding performances; some of best examples include Jade Kwan and Phil Lam. This year, the talented Project Boyz Power contestant Angus Yam will represent Vancouver to compete in the 2016 TVB International Chinese New Talent Singing Championship. Angus, at the young age of 18, caught the audience's attention at Project Boyz Power. All attending guests were captivated by his emotional rendition of the melodious song "Bicycle" at the show. Gifted with a singing talent, Angus has competed in various inter-school singing contests before stepping onto the professional stage of Project Boyz Power. Angus was subsequently recruited as a What’s On host, and participated in various events including a presentation of Leslie Cheung's classic numbers with a symphony orchestra at Taiwan Fest, performing at SUCCESS Walk with the Dragon, and modeling at the Canadian Cancer Society Gift of Hope Gala Fashion Show. In preparation for the upcoming International Chinese New Talent Singing Championship, Angus has been bettering his knowledge and polishing his technique in singing and is now ready to show off his best self and shine on the international stage.
Chinese New year is the most important traditional festivals in the Chinese community. Amidst the festivities of CNY, Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant contestants paid a visit to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Simon K.Y. Lee Senior Home to bring greetings and cheers to the senior residents there. First up, Venessa Li transformed herself into a Tang Dynasty noble consort and present a graceful Chinese dance. Next up was Miss Chinese Vancouver 2nd Runner-up Sherry Xue, who sang the classic Green Island Serenade with a sweet voice and great emotions. Last but not least was Miss Chinese Vancouver Champion Maria Rincon, who performed an energetic and lively Chinese fan dance, filling the venue with endless laughter, joy and festive spirit. As a wrap up, the three beautiful ladies handed out Fai Chun and mandarin oranges as souvenirs to the elderly residents and wished them a happy and healthy New Year.
On the first day of the Year of the Rooster, President of Fairchild Media Group Mr. Joe Chan led a team of Fairchild TV staff and invited Fairchild Group management team to host the New Year Ceremony. Each department head wished for good fortune in the Year of the Rooster. To conclude the ceremony was a lively and energetic lion dance gracing various offices to bring good luck to Fairchild staff and anticipate a prosperous new year.
The Chinese New Year Countdown Show at Aberdeen Centre has become a tradition for Fairchild Television to welcome Chinese New Year with audience. After enjoying New Year's Eve dinner, Vancouver residents and visitors were invited to celebrate together at the city’s largest New Year Countdown Show. First up was a Kung Fu performance by 30 young and athletic gentlemen followed by a festive Chinese Fan Dance by Miss Chinese Vancouver 2016 Maria Rincon, a lively duo martial arts performance by 1st runner-up Prenda Wang and 2nd runner-up Sherry Xue. Together with Project Boyz Power Champion Jeffrey’s energetic kung fu performance, the venue was filled with cheers and thunderous applause.
The performance didn’t end there as the 8 beautiful Miss Chinese Vancouver, including the three winners, along with Irene Cheng, Cecilia Pan, Venessa Li, Katrina Shi and Lily Wong, presented a lively and charming Broadway jazz dance. Last but not least, the traditional lion dance conveyed an exotic and celebratory atmosphere.
Aside from entertaining performances, MC Mary Lo, Mandy Chan, and Suiki Zhang invited the audience onto the stage to play a series of fun-filled games. These lucky members were teamed up with Miss Chinese Vancouver to participate in various games: the first game required great memory; the second and classic “Collector Game” requested for a collection of items from the audience, who would take a picture with the items and send it to Fairchild Television Facebook page; the last and the most hilarious game demanded contestants to fill up as many red pockets as possible while standing on one foot with a golden egg on their head. The series of fun-filled games spread boundless laughter and endless amusement around the venue.
News anchor Hon Sang Chan, What’s On hosts Shirley Zhou and Angus Yam went around and handed out lucky red pockets, wishing everyone a happy new year. Chinese astrologist also shared the forecast for the Year of Rooster, and tips on how to bring good luck and avoid bad luck.
As the evening continued on, the most anticipated countdown time finally arrived. Ms. Christy Clark, The Premier of British Columbia and local politicians as well as the God of Fortune joined all performers and dignitaries on stage as everyone counted down together to welcome the Year of the Rooster. Fairchild TV would also like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year!
Miss Chinese Vancouver Maria Rincon attended the Lunar Fest as a special guest at its opening ceremony and brought Chinese New Year greetings to the community. Half Columbian and half Chinese, Maria is proficient in multiple languages, which is a perfect manifestation of Canada’s unique multiculturalism, and Lunar Fest’s endeavour to involve both new and long time Canadian Chinese at this event. As a festival that celebrates one of the oldest traditions in many Asian cultures, the theme for this year’s Lunar Fest is Winter Olympics. Visitors are invited to re-live the Olympic hype with mini Olympic challenges. Thousands of colourful rooster figures are also distributed across Queen Elizabeth Plaza for them to enjoy. Maria would like to wish everyone good fortune in the Year of the Rooster, ¡Feliz Año Nuevo (Happy Chinese New Year).
The annual Fairchild Group Chinese New Year Dinner gathered 500 employees to welcome the New Year. To start off the New Year celebration, Chairman of Fairchild Group Mr. Thomas Fung led his elite management team in a toast to all staff and wished for a prosperous New Year.
It is not a celebration without delicious food and lively performances. Fairchild Television has prepared a series of uplifting performances delivered by a talented group of pretty ladies and handsome gentleman. First up, we had Fairchild TV "News 4" formed by news anchors HS Chan, Clement Tang, Johnny Wong, and Sabrina Chan. They played and sang "My Pride" and "The Years Like Songs", showing off their multi-talents.
Next up was 2016 Miss Chinese Vancouver Maria Rincon, who performed an energetic and lively Chinese fan dance. Miss Chinese Vancouver 1st runner-up Prenda Wang sang a joyful “You are The Best” and wished everyone the best of luck in the Year of Rooster. Musical Theatre graduate of the renowned Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2nd runner-up Sherry Xue's “All That Jazz” earned rounds of applause. Last but not least, we had What’s On host Angus Yam presenting a medley of classic Chinese New Year songs, filling the venue with festive spirit and endless joy.
Aside from organizing a series of fun-filled performances, Fairchild Television produced a Mannequin Challenge clip to further entertain the guests.This amusing clip required incredible teamwork and creativity from FTV staff, and everyone had boundless fun showing off their acting skills.
Another highlight of the evening was the most anticipated lucky prize draw. With the huge variety of prizes and the excitement from the draw, nonstop laughter and cheers were lingering throughout the entire evening.