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Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild

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Founded  1993
Country  Hong Kong, China
Key people  President: Jackie Chan
Website  HKPAG


The Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild or HKPAG (Chinese: 香港演藝人協會) is a non-profit labour association that represents Hong Kong artistes, canto-pop singers and stage performers. As a member of International Society for the Performing Arts its main aims are to improve entertainment industry standards as well as to protect and promote artistes’ rights. Today the guild represents over 900 performers including Andy Lau, Eason Chan and Josephine Siao. In 2014 founding member Jackie Chan took over from Eric Tsang as chairman.

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History

On 11th August 1993 actors Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang, Anita Mui gathered together along with close to a hundred of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts workers to set up an organisation which would belong to the members of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. That night, they also elected temporary members of the preparatory committee, which include, Jackie Chan, Michael Hui, Chow Yun-fat as a vice president. And there are more than twenty members from different performing arts level include: Eric Tsang, Andhra respect, Money Lo, Lam Kin-ming, Wei LieGe Wenhui, Jan Lamb, Ho Kam Wah, Anita Mui, Jacky Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Sandra Ng, Yammie Lam, Danny Lee, Richard Ng, Frankie Chan, Nat Chan, Tommy Wong, Carina Lau, Chen Guo-Xin, Philip Chan, Dong Wei, Guo Xiuyun, Lvshao Ling are all extensive advisers. On 12th December the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild held the first session of the General Assembly at the Jubilee Sports Institute officially establishing the governing council.

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  • References

    Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild Wikipedia


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