Wallace Chung’s birthday month was a time for reflection and celebration. Wallace entertained himself with five Weibo posts, 29 photos, a violin recital by Itzhak Perlman in Taipei, and the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai. Plus, he congratulated two new branches of the Wallace Chung Village Libraries of Happiness on opening in Yuci, Shanxi. How did you celebrate his birthday? Continue reading NOVEMBER 2017 NEWS UPDATE
For this month, there were bits and pieces of news about Wallace out there to whet our appetite for his upcoming new TV shows. First thing first though, Happy Halloween ALL!
Here’s a very impressive fanmade MV of Wallace in celebration of this holy evening.
Fans of Wallace got surprised this week as he spent a whole day ( October 26, 2017) sharing his version of healthy meals.
Wallace ended his Beijing concert in August with these words, “Be safe; remember to miss me.” In hindsight, that was probably his way of telling us that we wouldn’t see him for a while, but few people noticed that as everyone was dazzled by his performance! Hence, now you are reading probably the shortest monthly update in the history of this blog.
Wallace’s first visual art show ran from July 1 to September 30 at MoCA Shanghai, China. In the July News Update, we promised you that we would publish an independent post about the exhibition. Here it is! This post compiles translations of the news and feedback regarding the exhibition, in addition to the artist’s messages for you on MoCA Shanghai’s walls. Continue reading Translations of HON WALLACE CHUNG EXHIBITION
Forbes China finally released its 2017 list of the top 100 celebrities. The time frame used to determine the ranking ranges from July 2016 to June 2017 and includes entertainers such as singers, actors, directors, models, and athletes from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Maco, and Taiwan. The income estimation are a projection of the celebrities past projects and commercial values.
Read more to find out where the critics landed Wallace on this year’s list. Continue reading Forbes’ Top 100 Chinese Celebrities in 2017
[Sep 2017, Korea, by Sinophile_K]
It was exactly a year ago, in September 2016, when I made my first encounter with Wallace Chung’s photo essay book entitled 浮光掠影 “In the Shadow of Love.” This unforgettable encounter was made possible thanks to my two angelic LM friends K and T from Beijing when I visited them for the 924 Beijing Concert. For this poor Chinese-illiterate foreigner, K got an extremely rare copy of the photo book and T translated what Wallace wrote in there into English. I must have done something really good in my previous life, to enjoy this love and friendship now!
I opened the cover carefully, ran through the pages one after another, and slowly began to understand what T had told me before, “You should see his photos along with the titles and captions. Together, they make beautiful sense!” Even to my Chinese-blind eyes, the photos started to tell stories already. I burst into laughter when I saw the photo with the title “犇”. This Chinese character, formed of three 牛s (‘cows’), means ‘to run’; ironically, inside the photo were three cows, not running but peacefully crouching on the prairie! Haha, what a sense of humor! Continue reading 2017 HON Visual Art Exhibition: A Time and Space Travel to the Mind of Wallace Chung