Hi, I just read on a Chinese website that Faye Wong make a comeback at the Beijing Birds’ Nest at this year’s National Day Celebration (Oct. 1st). According to the report, she will be singing a duet with Jacky Cheung! O.o I really hope this is true.
Here is the report:
[Feifan update 7.22.09] According to HK media reports, Faye Wong has agreed to perform, on October 12, at the 60th anniversary of a TV variety show, with her old friend Jacky Cheung. Andy Lau will also perform. (Source Netease 7.23.09)
[meteorflower update 7.23.09] Faye’s manager said Faye hasn’t officially accepted the invitation yet, nothing is confirmed: http://www.cq.xinhuanet.com/2009-07/24/content_17191287.htm . ahhhh fingers crossed!
[Feifan update 7.24.09] Thanks for the update, Meteorflower! In a phone interview, Katie Chen (陈家瑛) confirmed receipt of the invitation to perform at the National Stadium, the “Bird’s Nest” (鸟巢), in the “Same Song” (同一首歌) celebration, which will be on the 18th instead of the 12th. According to the report, Katie says Faye has yet to decide whether or not to perform. The publicist for the celebration also says that the invitation has been sent but talks are still ongoing. The huge event will be directed by Yuan Dewang (袁德旺) to commemorate the past 60 years of China’s great achievements in sports. Hosts are Yang Lan and actor Zhang Guoli. Performers and guests invited: Song Zuying, Li Gu Yi, Olympic champion Guo Jingjing, Liu Xiang, Tian Liang, Li Ning, etc.; from Hong Kong and Taiwan: Andy Lau, Jacky Cheung, Jackie Chan, Jay Chou, and others.
[Feifan update 7.24.09] According to Beijing Sina 7.23.09, Katie Chen (陈家瑛) denied rumors that Faye will participate. She said, “There is no such thing. Wong never said she would appear in the National Day show.”
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