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“Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” – First Roadshow

05/18/2019

Having overcome a series of challenges, 8 contestants have successfully made it to the Final of “Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest”. After more than a month of intensive training, they will launch a roadshow at the Chinatown Plaza marking the first step to chase their dreams.

“Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” is honoured to invite Edward Wong representing Chinatown Plaza, Fairchild TV Marketing and Sales Controller Helen Lee and Fairchild TV host William Ho to form the judge panel for the roadshow.Counting down to the event opening, an enormous crowd of fans started to accumulate to show their support.

After the intense battle, the judges voted unanimously for No.1 Dylan Gao as the Champion.

The extremely supportive fans of No.5 Mandy Jackson captured the “Best Fans Award”.

“Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” Roadshow is Coming!

05/15/2019

Let us cheer for the Most Promising Young Music Talents!

The 8 finalists of “Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” will be competing at the Final on June 28th in 2 teams led by the hilarious Mandy Chan and Tingting Niu. Using the power of voice and music, Team Mandy and Team Ting Ting will definitely create a competitive yet humorous scene. Their singing potentials will be unleashed at the upcoming 2 Road Shows with a classic number that shines onstage. Come join us at the Road Shows to anticipate how fierce a competition the Final will be!

First Road Show
Date: May 18th (Saturday) at 2:30pm
Location: Chinatown Plaza

Second Road Show
Date: June 15th (Saturday) at 2:00pm
Location: Yaohan Centre

“Sunday Sneak Preview” Comeback

05/02/2019

Due to popular demand, Fairchild TV is bringing back “Sunday Sneak Preview” on May 5th to keep up with the most updated news in the film industry. Other than weekly previews, program host Delon Lew will also review hit movies with film critics Tony Ma, Leo So and Tony Moy.

Having thoroughly enjoyed the most anticipated film in 2019, Marvel Studios Avengers: Endgame, Delon invited movie fanatic and producer Leo So to share his comments in the premiere episode. Please tune in to “Sunday Sneak Preview” on Sundays at 8:10pm to get film critiques on the newest movies before heading to the theatres yourself!

“Golden Classic Music” Voting Poll Closes in Two Days

04/25/2019

"Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest's" voting system is now in full swing! While voting for the ideal “Golden Classics Winner,” you are automatically entered into the big draw with chances to win great prizes including clothes from brands like Chocoolate and Aape! Your one vote can make a big difference so vote now for the ultimate Golden Classics star!

Among some prominent figures are Zahi Bing Zo, a former math teacher turned professional artiste who incorporates rap in his songs to create an exceptional masterpiece and Curley G, a singer that is always praised by her mentor now known as Little Tanya Chua。

Doris Guo Qin is best known for her ethereal delivery and her emotional interpretation of songs.

D’arcy Han whose emotions permeate through her deductive style which blends pop, jazz, blues and rock elements altogether to grant a new soul to an old classic. Another unique duo, Chuan Hu Combination, broke cultural barriers and gave the public a total surprise.

A renowned rapper Ye Xiaoyue and first runner-up beatboxer Zhang Ze even produced their own song for the competition and became famous overnight.

Yu Yu Bei’s fresh voice and Xiao Kai Zhen’s presence are causing several singing instructors to fight over them.

Please vote on: https://ugcsc.talentvisiontv.com/ch/vote.php. Voting Poll Closes on:APril 26th at 5:00pm (PST).

The 8 Finalists met with music consultant, Richard Yuen

04/25/2019

The “Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” hosted by Talentvision recently completed a preliminary round and selected the top 8 finalists. Renowned concert producer and Music Consultant of the Singing Contest met up with the finalists to better understand their musical strengths. In order to grasp a more in depth idea of their song choices, he requested the finalists to sing right on the spot. Through listening to their presentation, Richard could liberate their potential to the fullest while providing tips for them to connect emotionally with the judges and audience in hopes to capture the first place!

Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest Top 8 Signing Ceremony

04/23/2019

Through an exhilarating preliminary round, the judges have selected the best 8 contestants at the “Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” who signed their binding contracts with Fairchild TV immediately after and officially became the Top 8 finalists.

To kick start the process, the production team and star instructors met the finalists for the first time to discuss the upcoming photo shoots and final show rundown. This is the beginning of an intense 2 and a half month training to prepare for the finals on June 28th. Please stay tuned for more information on the 8 outstanding talents!

Kristal Tin, Shaun Tam, Sharon Chan, Hubert Wu Gathered in Vancouver for Fans Party 2019

04/18/2019

The “Fans Party 2019” organized by Fairchild TV invited TVB’s hottest stars, Kristal Tin, Shaun Tam, Sharon Chan and Hubert Wu, to have a fantastic night of fun with all their fans. This long-awaited party started off with energetic kids dancing in their sparking costumes to a familiar variety show theme song, enlightening the entire atmosphere.

The MC’s Mary Lo and Mandy Chan introduced each one of stars as they walked down the audience aisle, greeting fans and handing out gifts. Some stars even stopped for selfies, stirring more screams of excitement.

The audience members were very devoted to the games on stage. The first game tested the compatibleness between the stars and their fans. While holding onto opposite sides of a disc, they had to balance the plastic ball into the correct hole with the bag. Despite the high level of difficulties, Shaun was still able to correlate well with his fans and successfully completed the mission. The sophisticated beauty, Kristal, dived into the pool of word cards to assemble infamous drama titles, making the environment extremely entertaining.

In the candle-blowing game, Sharon used special techniques to blow out the fuse, creating uproar of laughter among the audience. The handsome Hubert lucked out in the game “Bouncing Pen” and continuously got the pen straight into the cup, leaving people in awe. The 4 artistes then proceeded off stage to hand out presents to the audience and fans started to crowd around hoping to get a closer glimpse of their favourite stars.

Other than the exhilarating games, the audience was able to listen to their favourite songs from the stars. First off was the singing sensation, Hubert Wu, who presented the theme songs of “The Exorcist Meter” and “Wife Interrupted.” His modulate voice traveled through the ears of the audience like flowing water.

As one of the hosts of “Cantopop at 50,” Sharon Chan managed to confidently deliver “Legend of the Star” and showed how happy she was as a married woman. In continuation, she also sang the theme song of “Bounty Lady” which raised the audience’s spirit to clap along. 

The dashing Shaun Tam performed the English classic “Wonderful Tonight” and expressed the in-depth emotions of the song followed by “A Year from Today” and the audience was completely mesmerized by his voice. While singing, he was luckily to reunite with a family friend, Sandra Lang, who is a long time friend of his dad, Tommy Tam. She approached him with a big hug, making the environment very heartwarming.

Last but not least was the performance by acting and singing queen, Kristal Tin. She expressed lots of emotions through her first song “Single.” Next, she sang her infamous song, “Its Not That Simple,” that was casually recorded by her husband as she was getting ready. Her performance had overpowering emotions and surpassed fans’ standards.

Lastly, the 4 friendly stars gave out autographed t shirts and key chains and also picked some lucky audience members to come on stage for selfies, concluding the event on a happy note.

The Fans Party 2019 will be broadcasted on April 28th at 9:00pm on Fairchild Television, and on May 5th at 5:00pm and 9:00pm (PST) on FTV2HD.

TVB Fairchild Fans Party Press Conference & Autograph Session

04/17/2019

TVB Fairchild Fans Party is bringing the hottest stars to Vancouver including the TVB awards queen Kristal Tin, the charming Shaun Tam, the gorgeous Sharon Chan and the handsome Hubert Wu. Minutes after flying into Vancouver, the 4 stars arrived at Aberdeen Centre to attend the press conference and meet their long-awaiting fans! To share this exciting moment with the world, Fairchild Television live-streamed the entire press conference on Facebook.

Hundreds of fans had lined up at the mall since the early morning, hoping to occupy a good spot for a glimpse of their beloved idols. Aberdeen Centre was overwhelmed with screams and applause as the four artistes made their grand entrance to the venue. They then proceeded to autographing on the giant backdrop, and revealing their recent endeavours to the MCs, Brian and Suiki.

The MC’s first chatted with Mr. Sunshine, Hubert Wu who brought an electrifying ambience to the entire venue as he stepped onto the stage. Local fans are still reminiscing Hubert’s mesmerizing voice from his performance at “All Star Charity Gala” in Vancouver 4 years ago. While splitting his time between acting and singing, he promised to be very devoted to his music profession and release more good music for his fans.

12 years after participating at Fans Party, Sharon Chan returns to Vancouver as a married woman, sophisticated and beautiful. She expressed that she really enjoyed the event the last time so this year would not be any different. 3 years ago, Sharon gave birth to her son but being the workaholic that she is, she jumped right back to work as soon as she could to pick up a great role in “Heart and Greed 3.” Soon after, she partnered as a host with Michael Lai and Nancy Sit in “Cantopop at 50.” Her acting jobs were nonstop and her Vancouver fans can definitely second that as Fairchild 2HD is airing a drama she participated in, “The Defected” Although focusing on her job is important, Sharon still tries to find time to be with family. She looked extremely content and had a radiating smile when mentioning her son, making the entire crowd envious.

Working in China for many years, Shaun Tam’s acting skills have definitely matured. After being in contract with TVB since 2016, he has been delegated to a lot of key acting roles. His dramas are scheduled back to back and barely has any time to rest. Shaun was extremely excited to return to Canada, a place where he studied and this flooded a lot of great memories back. A debut performance here will be precious. Shaun even disclosed where he dated his wife and on route to press conference, he said the environment brought back a lot of their sweet memories.

TVB awards queen Kristal Tin decided to give her phenomenal acting career a rest and relive her music dream with a recent release of the song “Single” and her new album “Saturnian”, both were very well-received. Kristal claimed that she spent a lot of time on her recent album and even incorporated some of her original written songs. At tomorrow’s Fans Party, she will be able to perform a lot of new songs for her Vancouver fans. Kristal even mockingly advertised “Liang Kou Zi” saying that her song can teach people about the tips of maintaining a marriage.

After the sharing session, the four stars selected a few lucky fans to be the recipients of the last highly coveted tickets to Fans Party. President of Fairchild Media Group, Mr. Joe Chan presented the artistes each with local BC icewine and wished them success at the show. Lastly, the artistes personally autographed on their pictures for each fan, concluding the star-studded press conference with a great anticipation for the performance the following day.

Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest Top 8 Contestants Revealed!

04/14/2019

The “Unforgettable Golden Classics Singing Contest” hosted by Talentvision TV cordially invited music enthusiasts of all ages and nationalities to share their own “Golden Classics.” In the preliminary round, many contestants were determined to create a lasting good impression on the judges by taking into account the contest theme and competed with their favourite songs to relive a classic.

In order to stand out amongst the crowd, contestants must have a good singing voice, an audition song that can emotionally touch the audience’s heart and also grasp onto what the judges’ guidelines. In addition, there were several contestants that competed in groups and they demonstrated strong bonds within their partnerships. Others brought their own guitar to play cohesively with their singing, creating an acoustic setting and their own sense of style. Furthermore, a Japanese female contestant broke cultural barriers and even competed with a traditional Cantonese song; she went out of her comfort zone, proving that music has no boundaries.

The contest jury consisted of, Richard Yuen, the infamous concert producer and music consultant of Unforgettable Golden Classics, Carmen Shao, Talentvision TV program host, FM 96.1 program host, Jieying and singer songwriter, Denis Ng. After much consideration, the jury made the final decisions and picked the top 8 finalists who will be undergoing over 2 months of training.

Other than star instructors’ guidance, contestants will also be showing off their amazing singing techniques at different Roadshows in Vancouver. Through these practice runs, they will be able to gain experience and increase their confidence to give their best performances at the finals on June 28th!

The Canadian Cancer Society Telethon was another success

04/08/2019

Co-produced by Fairchild TV and CCS, the Canadian Cancer Society Telethon was successfully concluded last Saturday. Renowned music composer and cancer survivor Mr. Dominic Chung along with other recovered cancer patients were invited to share their perspectives and experiences. The hosts that night, William Ho and Suiki Zhang, introduced the CCS lodge which makes it more proficient for suburb cancer patients to receive care because of its proximity to cancer treatment centres. In addition, the Camp Good Times also helps to rehabilitate junior cancer survivors. In order to let the public know more in-depth services from the Society, another host Manica Ng stationed at the hotline center for updates throughout the night. For nearly two decades, William Ho has been extremely supportive of CCS. During the telethon, he was presented with the honor as Canadian Cancer Society’s Charity Ambassador and a signed commemorative daffodil illustration as an appreciation for his overwhelming effort. Thanks to a lot of generous donors, the telethon is able to develop better support services, providing more education towards preventing cancer, and for more sophisticated cancer research.

 

Canadian Cancer Society Celebrates William Ho's Birthday

03/26/2019

Days after returning from his trip, William Ho is already jumping full gear back to work, prerecording some parts for the Canadian Cancer Society Telethon. Since recording day was close to William’s birthday, staffs from Fairchild TV and CCS decided to throw a surprise birthday party in between recordings. Other than singing the birthday song, the Canadian Cancer Society Asian Giving Committee even prepared a gift to thank William for his years of volunteering at their campaign.

Fairchild Television Interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

02/15/2019

During an exclusive interview with Fairchild Television in Vancouver, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his views on the Canadian government’s approach on extradition request from the United States regarding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, as well as the opposition’s request on directly approaching Beijing through telephone for the case. In light of the recent tension in Sino-Canadian trade relationship, Trudeau stressed that Canada has an independent judiciary without government intervention, and the country has always been seeking trade partners around the world.Regarding the federal government’s stance on Huawei’s bid on 5G network building, Trudeau reiterates that Canada is an independent country with full sovereignty to make decisions based on the country’s best interest, and the government will ensure that relevant products are safe and reliable for Canada. As for SNC-Lavalin scandal’s effect on the upcoming federal election, he would only say that the economy should be the top priority of voters.

Politicians Visit Fairchild Television for Chinese New Year

02/14/2019

Politicians of all stripes visited Fairchild Television for Chinese New Year greetings to our viewers and took exclusive interviews. Speaking on Sino-Canadian tension due to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, federal Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng believes the bilateral relationship is able to sustain any storm just like a mountain. As for Sino-American trade war and US-Canadian tariff issues, Ng says Canada has free trade agreements with all G-7 countries while local products may enter more markets through the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

British Columbia Premier John Horgan says while the real estate market has cooled down, housing is still unaffordable for many. Horgan also confirms his government will review the Speculation and Vacancy Tax (SVT) after its first year in effect. He also expressed gratitude in New Democratic Party’s by-election victory and reiterates his party will continue its partnership with Green Party.

British Columbia Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson says his party is in the rebuilding process and recruiting about 50 party members as riding representatives a foundation for renewal. On the scandal of Legislative Assembly’s senior staffer expenses, Wilkinson says he will seek co- operation with Green Party to establish a better system to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Fairchild Television Held a New Year Ceremony

02/12/2019

The management team of Fairchild Group led the entire staff in a ceremony on the 8th day of the Year of the Pig to wish for every success this year. Each staff member took turns to pray and used balloons to symbolize firecrackers to kick start the new working year. Lastly, a large roasted pig was shared amongst everyone to mark a wonderful start.

Fairchild Television Celebrates the Year of the Pig

02/05/2019

On the first day of the New Year, Fairchild Television welcomed the Year of the Pig with an impressive lion dance which brought much festive ambience to Aberdeen Centre. A lively and energetic lion first greeted Fairchild TV staff at the front door and performed the ‘picking the green’ ceremony, and then proceeded to dance at every corner in the company to bring good luck to all employees and anticipate a prosperous new year.

Chinese New Year Countdown at Aberdeen Centre

02/04/2019

Aberdeen Centre was jam-packed with hundreds of excited Vancouverites and visitors waiting ardently for the city’s largest Chinese New Year Countdown Show produced by Fairchild TV on New Year’s Eve. The much-anticipated event was unveiled by a spectacular lion dance which filled the whole venue with an exotic and celebratory atmosphere.

MC’s Mary Lo, Mandy Chan, and Tingting Niu first wished everyone a happy Chinese New Year followed by an introduction of the amazing program lineup for the evening.

An energetic singing and dancing presentation by a group of adorable children kicked off the performance portion.

A rendition of Teresa Teng’s masterpiece, The Moon Represents My Heart, by a female Caucasian who demonstrated the power of music as a universal language, earned a round of thunderous applause.

Cheered by lots of fans on site, 5 Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2018 participants performed a mesmerizing Bollywood dance.

4 alumni of Super 10 brought forth a Chinese New Year medley, overwhelming the venue with endless joy. 

Adding on to the festive spirits, Chinese metaphysics master, Anna Mak, revealed the zodiac fortunes of the Year of the Pig.

The festivity would not be complete without exciting games, prizes, and red pocket money. Lucky audiences were invited to participate in a series of the fun-filled games and lucky draws while B Chiu and partner Steven Yang checked out the Lunar New Year’s Market and handed out lucky red pockets.

As the celebration continued on, the clock was ticking. The God of Fortune joined all performers and dignitaries on stage as everyone counted down together to welcome the Year of the Pig. Lastly, the God of Fortune went around and gave away lucky red pockets, wishing everyone a happy new year. Fairchild TV would also like to wish you a prosperous Year of the Pig!

Fairchild Group Chinese New Year Annual Dinner

01/31/2019

The long-awaited annual Chinese New Year celebration dinner for Fairchild Group employees took place with participation from over 400 managements and staffs from various divisions. Dinner of the Year were kicked off by Chairman and CEO of Fairchild Group Mr. Thomas Fung leading the senior management team in a toast to all staff and wished for a prosperous Year of Pig.

In addition to the sumptuous dinner, the entire crowd were immersed in the amazing performances from members of Fairchild TV.

First up was a classic Cantonese opera excerpt presented by our talented administrative staff Gina Leung, followed by an instrumental medley from a group of extremely gifted colleagues, featuring classic hits including the theme music of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant, and Mountain and Valley, a masterpiece from Phil Lam, winner of New Talent Singing Awards Vancouver Audition 2007. The captivating piece touched everyone’s heart to clap and sing along.。

A natural born artist, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2018 Alice Lin illustrated an adorable cartoon piggy to wish Fairchild an auspicious Year of the Pig.

Shortly after, first runner-up, May Li performed a Mongolian traditional folk dance whereas second runner-up Rachel He brought forth At Least I Have You, showcasing exceptional versatility and charm.

The fun-filled evening would not be complete without the most anticipated lucky draw. With a huge variety of prizes, everyone participated in the raffle draw enthusiastically and took home amazing prizes with endless joy.

Alice Lin Attends Lunar Fest 2019

01/30/2019

Miss Chinese Vancouver Alice Lin recently attended a media event of Lunar Fest 2019 as a special guest. She was invited as a model to showcase a beautiful piece of red dress made by Chinese Canadian local fashion designer, Grandy Chu at The Galleria of Imperial Inspirations. Inspired by Italian painter Giuseppe Castiglione, Grandy created a dramatic visual effect with the dress by utilizing the texture and multiple layers of petals. The piece also combined traditional Chinese Cheongsam with the flamboyance of Western-style dresses to achieve a fusion of the East and the West, exemplifying Canada’s multiculturalism.

Chinese and English, but also communicated fluently with Japanese guests. Together, Alice and event guests from different cultural backgrounds celebrated Chinese New Year in a festive atmosphere.

(left to right) TECO Director General Andy Chen , Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Ginalina, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2018 Alice Lin, ACSEA Managing Director Charlie Wu at the LunarFest Press Conference.
Alice communicates fluently with Japanese guests

Leisure Talk celebrity interviews
Full episode archive available online

01/07/2019

The Program Archive section of FTV official website offers fans the opportunity to review a variety of locally produced programs online. Celebrity interviews on Leisure Talk are typically available one week after the broadcast dates, allowing people from all over the world to enjoy the full episode archive online wherever and whenever they want. You may now take pleasure in watching episodes on Sammul Chan, Akina Hong, William Hu, Vinci Wong, Alannah Ong, Lokyi Lai, Jack Wu and Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2018 Winners online. Please stay tuned for more fantastic interviews on this site!