[2021.04.01] STARS PERFORM AT IN LOVING MEMORY OF LESLIE CHEUNG CONCERT
Leslie Cheung has been gone for 18 years
Hacken Lee performs MISSING YOU and FALLING FOR YOU
Daffy Tang remembers Leslie Cheung online
Andy Lau worked with Leslie Cheung on SHANGHAI GRAND in 1995
Overseas fans send flowers and gifts to remember Leslie Cheung courtesy of singtao.com
Karen Mok performs SEASONS and BLAMING YOU FOR EXCESSIVE BEAUTY
Daffy Tong and Chan Suk Fun
Julian Cheung sings in memory of Leslie Cheung
Sam Hui before performing CHERISH urges everyone to cherish Leslie Cheung courtesy of on.cc
Daffy Tong posts a photo of Leslie Cheung on the deck of a yacht and writes, "MISSING YOU!"
Sam Hui changes a verse in WHO CAN RELATE to remember Leslie Cheung
Karen Mok opens the show with SEASONS
When Julian Cheung performs WIND CONTINUES TO BLOW and WHEN THE WIND RISES AGAIN, an online war of words breaks out between those who oppose his political views and those who defend him.
Chan Suk Fun brings flowers and offering from fans around the world for Gor Gor
courtesy of mingpao.com
The superstar of a generation "Gor Gor" Leslie Cheung
Kwok Wing passed away on April 1st. Seasons came and went for 18 years,
but everyone's love for "Gor Gor" never subsided. Only their endless
memories of him increased. The IN THE LOVING MEMORY OF LESLIE CHEUNG
concert was broadcast for free on over 80 television stations and online
platforms simultaneously around the world. Aside from remembering Gor
Gor together, the concert also through the music cheered for everyone
around the world in the fight against the pandemic and raised fund for
Food Angel. In addition, Gor Gor's beloved Daffy Tong Hok Tak and
various artists also remembered "Gor Gor" on social media.
The IN LOVING MEMORY OF LESLIE CHEUNG concert took place at
the Ocean Terminal outdoors performance venue in Tsim Sha Tsui, last
night over 80 television stations and online platforms broadcast the
show for free simultaneously around the world. Aside from remembering
Gor Gor together, the show also through Gor Gor's song cheered for
everyone around the world in the fight against the pandemic and performed
charity work. The concert invited "Song God" Sam Hui Koon Kit, Julian
Cheung Chi Lam, Hacken Lee Hak Kun, Karen Mok Man Wai took turns to
perform Gor Gor's classic songs. The event event put together Gor Gor's
valuable videos over the years for "Gor" fans to reminisce the glory
of their idol.
The concert opened with the orchestral performance of Gor Gor's
STAR. Karen opened the show with SEASONS, BLAMING YOU FOR EXCESSIVE
BEAUTY; Lee Hak Kun followed with MISSING YOU, FALLING FOR YOU. MISSING
YOU was also this time's title song. The foreign quartet Metro Vocal
Group performed Cheung Kwok Wing's hit CHASE. Later Cheung Chi Lam
performed WIND CONTINUES TO BLOW and WHEN THE WIND RISES AGAIN. Chan
Suk Fun asked Cheung Chi Lam to perform WIND CONTINUEs TO BLOW.
Although Ku Kui Ke did not attend, he made a music video DEAR LESLIE to
salute his idol.
Wrapping up the show was "Song God" Sam Hui Koon Kit, he first
performed SILENCE IS GOLD. When he performed WHO CAN RELATE, he in
the end changed a verse to "May Gor Gor be able to feel it". Sam
finally performed his own farewell to the music scene CHERISH and
sentimentally said, "As a good friend of Cheung Kwok Wing, the following
song I hope to represent him in dedicating it to all the 'Gor' fans who
liked Leslie around the world. I hope everyone would cherish this lucky
land of Hong Kong, and cherish Leslie this both handsome and talented
singer even more. I dedicate CHERISH to everyone."
All the donation that this online concert received on YouTube
Superchat would be donated in its entirety to LOVE ANGEL for the
purchase of rice to create meals for those in need of assistance.
Tong Tong and Gor Gor's former manager Chan Suk Fun earlier also visited
the concert rehearsal. They posed for photos with several performers.
In addition, Tong Tong every year on this day would post to
remember his "beloved". As usual, at midnight he posted an old photo
of Gor Gor on social media and wrote "Thinking of you". Those words
were already able to express his endless memories of Gor Gor! Tong Tong
yesterday posted a photo in which Gor Gor was on the deck of a yacht
and showed a brilliant and mesmerizing smile. It was the carefree
feeling that Gor Gor longed for the most.
Gor Gor's HE IS A WOMAN SHE IS A MAN (GUM JI YUK YIP)'s co-star
Anita Yuen wing Yi yesterday posted late at night, "Gor Gor, yesterday
I spoke about you with my son. My son asked me, 'Mama, are you thinking
of him?' 'Yes, I miss him.'" Remus Choy Yat Kit posted a photo with
Gor Gor and a kangaroo while they performed in Australia in 1986.
Having never worked with Gor Gor, Zhang Ziyi never forgot her
idol. "Today is here again. If there is if how great would it be......
On April 1st, I was working on JASMINE WOMEN in Shanghai, at the time
the SARS pandemic was very severe. We were the only ones left in the
studio. I heard the news on way to the set. I kept sticking my head
outside on the way, tears kept streaming as the wind continued to blow.
This year another pandemic came, would you in Heaven pray for everyone
to get over the hard times? Missing you!" At the same time I also
posted her eulogy 7 years ago.
Leo Ku Kui Ke posted a photo of Gor Gor and Tony Leung Chiu Wai
from the film HAPPY TOGETHER (CHUN GUONG JA SIT). "Tonight, the ceiling
has this scene. After 18 years, you still are my Ho Bo Wing." Vivian
Chow Wai Man posted videos of working with Gor Gor in remembrance.
Other artists who remembered Gor Gor included Shu Qi, Candy Yu On On,
Law Kar Ying, Anne Heung Hoi Lan, Patrick Tam Yiu Man, James Yuen Sai
Sun and others.
In addition, Chan Suk Fun and her son Ka Ho yesterday arrived
early at the Po Fook Hill zen hall with "Gor Gor's" favorite sweets and
food as well as "Gor Gor's" favorite roses with phalaenopsis that is
like dancing butterfly. They brought everyone's love and blessing to
the faraway "Gor Gor".
Due to the global novel coronavirus pandemic, Chan Suk Fun
continued to suspend her meeting with "Gor" fans at Po Fook Hill to
ensure everyone's health and safety. However "Gor Gor's" friends Lin
Yim Fai, former assistant Kenneth, and Hong Kong "Gor" fans still
remembered this important day and went to visit "Gor Gor" on Pok Fook
Hill. Overseas "Gor" fans were unable to come to Hong Kong but still
sent flowers and origami cranes from Chongqing, Beijing, Jiangxi,
Guangzhou, Shanghai, Nanning, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and other
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