David Y. H. Lui
David Y. H. Lui
|Died||September 15, 2011 (aged 66)|
|Alma mater||University of British Columbia|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Léi Yuánxī|
|Yale Romanization||Lèuih Yùhn-hēi|
Of Chinese heritage, Lui was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and attended Kitsilano Secondary School and the University of British Columbia. Lui was an important cornerstone at the forefront of Vancouver's cultural scene. A crucial member of the city's art community for more than 40 years, he helped found the Ballet of British Columbia.
Boards and memberships
Organisations connected with Lui include:
- Ballet British Columbia
- Cultural Program Developer and Member at the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival
- Dance Foundation – Developer of the Scotiabank Dance Centre
- Canada Council for the Arts
- British Columbia Arts Council
- Member of the Order of Canada for service in the arts
- Recipient of gold and silver Queen Elizabeth Jubilee medal (1992)
- 华裔舞台艺术家雷元熙获加拿大勋章 [Ethnic Chinese stage artist Y.H. Lui receives Order of Canada]. Sina.com.cn. 2000-01-13. Retrieved 2020-07-21.
- "National Ballet of Cuba - About". Cubaballet.ca. Archived from the original on 2013-08-26. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- Marsha Lederman (2011-09-30). "David Lui: The man with the flowing cape brought ballet to life in B.C." The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- "Vancouver dance impresario David Lui dies - British Columbia - CBC News". CBC News. September 16, 2011. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- Rankin, Jay. "Farewell David Y.H. Lui". Canadian Dance Assembly. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- "Arts impresario David Y.H. Lui's death mourned by arts community" (Press release). The Vancouver Observer. 2011-09-16. Retrieved 2012-12-10.