star Charmaine Fong joined today's launch, lending her support to the winning designer.
Benitez said residents and expatriates in the generally peaceful rally raised their crossed hands as they shouted "No China extradition!" in front of a makeshift stage where singer/record producer Anthony Wong and Cantopop
singer and actress Denise Ho led with protest songs and slogans.
'Dream Lover' is a Cantopop
cover of The Cranberries' 'Dreams', just as As Tears Go By is built around a Cantopop
cover of Berlin's 'Take My Breath Away' by its own star, Sandy Lam.
A search for more versions of one of my favorite old songs-'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'-brought me face-to-face with the so-called founder of Cantopop
, the late and much lamented Leslie Cheung.
concerts usually take a back seat to sporting events, university congregations and the annual Miss Hong Kong beauty pageant at the Coliseum.
In recent years, a few general regional surveys and studies of various genres--such as Indonesian dangdut, Chinese rock, Hong Kong Cantopop
, Japanese enka and Thai luk thung--have appeared, but only a few individual artists have received scholarly attention.
Credited with popularizing "Cantopop
" by infusing Western-style music with street Cantonese jargon in his lyrics, Hong Kong musician Sam Hui will take the stage in The Venetian's ballroom on Jan.
The superstar of Cantopop
and Mandopop Jacky Cheung will be returning to Taiwan in April this year.
popular productions, Cantopop
and Hong Kong local movie productions had
Friends said Ms Chan was a fan of Hong Kong "Cantopop
" music and one of her favourite singers, Joey Yung, posted a tribute on her Facebook page.
Moreover, it was the year in which film and Cantopop
stars Anita Mui (1963-2003) and Leslie Cheung (1956-2003), who acted as Fleur and her unreliable lover in Rouge, both died.