Fan Yang (artist)

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Fan Yang
Born
Haiphong, Vietnam
ResidenceMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Other namesBubble Man,
Bubbleologist
CitizenshipCanada
OccupationBubble Artist,
Show business entertainer
Known forThe Gazillion Bubble Show, 16-time Guinness World Record holder
Spouse(s)Ana Yang
ChildrenDeni Yang, Melody Yang
RelativesJano Yang (brother)
Websitehttp://www.gazillionbubbleshow.com
Notes
An example of a bubble(not made by Fan)

Fan Yang is a Canadian bubble artist.[10]

Early life[edit]

Fan Yang was born in Vietnam in 1962; his mother is a Haiphong native.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

He has earned international acclaim as a result of his complex displays of bubble theater.[11] In addition to performing, he has developed his own bubble solution formulas and equipment to create bubbles. Fan Yang has broken bubble-related world records on numerous occasions. Yang produces a show, the Gazillion Bubble Show, in New York City, and has staged it elsewhere, including Las Vegas. His wife, Ana Yang, performs the show in his absence.[12]

World records[edit]

Fan's first 11 world records are all unique in the field of bubbles.

  • Berlin, Germany, 1992: The largest spherical soap bubble. (2.3 m circumference)
  • Pacific Science Center Seattle, Washington, August 11, 1997: The world’s largest bubble wall. (47.4 m lengthwise)
  • Hollywood, California, May 5, 1999: The most bubbles inside 9 concentric bubbles, inside each other.
  • Paris, France, March 29, 2000: The most bubbles inside 11 concentric bubbles inside each other.
  • Wavrin, France, April 1, 2000: Passage into a bubble hemisphere. His daughter slid into a bubble hemisphere going through the bubble film without bursting it.
  • Helsinki, Finland, October 20, 2001: Record for the most concentric bubbles. (12 domes)
  • Stockholm, Sweden, November 27, 2001: Record for the most bubbles attached on each other in mid air (9).
  • Santa Ana, California, April 7, 2004: World record for The Most People Inside A Soap Bubble (8 people)
  • New York City, U.S., March 18, 2005: Guinness World Record for the most people inside a soap bubble at Toys 'R' Us
  • Santa Ana, California, April 12, 2006: Encapsulating 15 pairs of people in their own bubble cubicles for 5 seconds and linking them together to create a "Mega Bubble Cage"
  • Madrid, Spain, May 25, 2006: Encapsulating 22 people inside a single soap bubble.
  • Chicago, United States, January 30, 2008: Encapsulating 100 people inside a single soap bubble on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Television performances[edit]

Corporate performances[edit]

  • Mercedes Benz
  • IBM
  • Hugo Boss
  • L’Oreal
  • BMW
  • Chrysler
  • Omega
  • Audi
  • Carl Zeiss
  • Siemens
  • Pepsi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2009-11-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1098692.php
  3. ^ http://www.broadwaybullet.com/?p=278
  4. ^ https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990DE5D7123EF935A35754C0A9619C8B63
  5. ^ Sevenload, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-03. Retrieved 2009-11-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-11-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ http://www.theatermania.com/off-broadway/news/05-2008/fan-yang-of-gazillion-bubble-show-to-appear-on-tod_13856.html
  8. ^ http://www.recordholders.org/en/list/soapbubbles.html
  9. ^ http://www.bubbleblowers.com/facts.html
  10. ^ a b https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/art/2009/09/145_37348.html
  11. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20101016075007/http://www.internationalspeakers.com/speaker/1484/fan_yang. Archived from the original on October 16, 2010. Retrieved November 1, 2009. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ http://www.gazillionbubbleshow.com/artists.html#fan
  13. ^ a b bubble bath spa soap chocolate at anabubble.com Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ http://wizard2.sbs.co.kr/vobos/wizard2/resource/template/contents/07_review_detail.jsp?vProgId=1000345&vVodId=V0000329665&vMenuId=1005960&rpage=4&cpage=1&vVodCnt1=00133&vVodCnt2=00
  15. ^ http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/FU/FU_EN_15.jsp?cid=290682

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