Activities for Earthquake Victims in Szechuan

Volkswagen HK Ltd/Unicef Effort (5-21-08)   Leon Lai, as ambassador for Unicef Children' Foundation, has accepted donation of $500,000 on behalf of Unicef from Volkswagen HK Ltd to help earthquake victim in Szechuan. There was a...

Mei Baosheng

Read in the news on Monday, May 12, that Mei Lanfang's 4th son - Mei Baosheng -- died due to a long illness at age 83. Though born in a operatic family background, Mei Baosheng did not inherit the art.  He was a senior architect in one of Beijing...

MEI Lan-Fang (1894 - 1961)

This extract gives an understanding of the life of Mei LanFang, the legend whom Leon Lai has undertaken the role in the movie of the same name.  The best known Beijing Opera master ever. A superlative singer, actor and dancer of Beijing Opera...

Biography

Born in Beijing, China as Lai Chit, Leon was the only child in his family who were originally from Meixian(Hakka). His parents divorced when he was four. He migrated with his Malaysian father, Lai Xinsheng to Hong Kong during the Cultural Revolution in...

Unicef Ambassador

Leon Lai, one of Hong Kong’s most popular male singers and actors, was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in July 1994. Lai's association with UNICEF began in 1993, when he helped launch a project to eradicate polio in China. With his strong...

Bing Kuen (The Power of Army)

Another Leon's series. He didn't play a lot of part in this, that is why I didn't watch this much but he looked really good in this series - so charismatic and so handsome. This was a TVB 1988 production and Leon was only 22 then.  Co-stars were Maggie...

Chun Man Kung

One of my all-time favorite really old TVB series of Leon. I think this was a 1987/88 production.  He acted as a king with Maggie Siu and he acted from young to old age.  I think I like this series more because there were so much of scenes of Leon and...

Eating overnight food?

Gaile, Leon's girlfriend, said that she loves to eat overnight rice. She said it tastes better when left overnight.  All she has to do is to add some freshly-cooked vege and it became a chap-suey dish.  When told that Leon is pretty particular on...

Jan-Mar Updatses

January 31st -- Leon Lai received six major awards at the Global Awards Ceremony held in Beijing. I will do a search but I have forgotten precisely what other awards he won, some of which I remembered are: -- Most Talented All-Rounder Artiste...