Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild

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Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild
Founded 1993
Key people
Country Hong Kong, China
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.[1] In 2014 founding member Jackie Chan took over from Eric Tsang as chairman.[2]

History[edit]

On 11 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 12 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.

Executive Committee[edit]

Position
President
  • Jackie Chan
Vice President
  • Miu Kiu Wai
  • Maria Cordero
  • Stanley Tong
  • Yam Tat Wah
Executive Secretary
  • Astrid Chan Chi Ching

Related incidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Member List". HKPAG. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Hsia, Heidi. "Jackie Chan elected President of Performing Artiste Guild". Yahoo. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 

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