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05/13/2021

What's On | May 2 (Sunday) | Fairchild TV 1
Guest:Benjamin Yuen

Star Corner For This Week

BC's Dairy Farmers Contributes to Local Chinese Community

04/05/2021

BC's dairy farmers have recently made a generous donation of $10,000 to Gaia Community Care & Wellness Society, received by Mrs. Geraldine Lui, the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. The donation will be used to improve various services available to seniors living at home, including virtual seminars on physical and mental health for elderly people, touching on a vast array of topics to equip families with the knowledge and techniques to provide care for seniors. BC's dairy farmers have been a great supporter of the Chinese Community throughout the pandemic with multiple donations to a number of organizations to help better the elderlies’ quality of life. General Manager of BC Dairy Mr. Jeremy Dunn, shared in an interview on What’s On and Urban Life that BC Dairy Farmers would continue to strive for the best during this difficult time to ensure milk supply for BC residents so that they can benefit from the great variety of nutritious dairy products in their healthy breakfast to start their day. To find out more details about the donation and dairy products, please visit https://bcdairyfarmers.ca/.

BC's Dairy Farmers Contributes to Local Chinese Community
BC's Dairy Farmers Contributes to Local Chinese Community

Last Call for Fans Party 2021 Games!

04/01/2021

Go onto Fans Party 2021 website to fill in the game form now! Be sure to grasp this rare opportunity to interact with your favorite idols! The first 100 entries will be entitled to 2 travel size Bacoban Multi-service Cleaner Disinfectants.

Facebook users can also participate in another guessing game on Fairchild TV Facebook through the hints we share from March 29 to April 2! PM us all 5 answers and the city you are living in at once and you might have a chance to win a TVbuddy autographed by the 5 artistes!

In Loving Memory of Leslie Cheung Online Concert 2021

03/24/2021

We are thinking of Leslie Cheung every year when it is almost April. His memorable classics, his amazing dance moves, his mesmerizing images are still forever engraved on our hearts. With the consent from Leslie’s manager Florence Chan and partner Daffy Tong, Hong Kong YouTube Channel HiEggo is producing “In Loving Memory of Leslie Cheung Online Concert 2021” premiered on 1 April 2021 (Thursday) from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Hong Kong Time).

In Loving Memory of Leslie Cheung Online Concert 2021

A series of Leslie Cheung’s classic songs will be performed by Hong Kong music legend Samuel Hui, Leslie’s long-time fan Karen Joy Morris, his co-worker under Florence Chan’s management Julian Cheung, good friend Hacken Lee, and a lot more. All Superchat (without any deduction of administrative costs) received from the YouTube stream will be donated to Food Angel.

Fairchild Media Group is proud to be granted broadcast right to the concert which will be live-streamed on Fairchild Television and Fairchild Radio’s Facebook and aired on the same day on FTV1 and AM1470.

In Loving Memory of Leslie Cheung Online Concert 2021
FTV1 - April 1 (Thursday) 10:30pm
Fairchild Radio AM1470 - April 1 (Thursday) 1pm
Fairchild TV Facebook April 1 (Thursday) :
7pm (Hong Kong Time) / 4am (PST) / 7am (EST) - Leslie Cheung's Classic Performance Clips
7:30pm (Hong Kong Time) / 4:30am (PST) / 7:30am (EST) - Online Concert

2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala

03/16/2021

Held virtually for the first time, 2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala has successfully concluded last Saturday, raising over $270,000 in total! As a long-time supporter of S.U.C.C.E.S.S, Fairchild Media Group is proud to partner with the organization to provide better services to individuals and family in need. This year, our news anchor Clement Tang returned as the MC and Miss Chinese Vancouver 2020, Winner of Sparkling New Star Award, Ariel Cao brought forth a wondrous crossover performance featuring music, dance and martial arts! Ariel volunteered in a S.U.C.C.E.S.S. event years ago and felt honored to perform at the Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala, giving back to the community once again.

2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala
2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala
2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala

In addition, born and raised in Vancouver, Miss Hong Kong and Champion of New Talent Singing Awards Vancouver Audition Lorretta Chow was invited to attend as Special Performance Guest, delivering several beautiful songs for all kind-hearted donors at the online Gala. All donations will go towards funding different services for family and mental wellness, including counselling support, helplines for mental health issues, Multicultural Early Childhood Development program, and more.

2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala
2021 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Virtual Gala

Gary Tong Special

03/10/2021

Gary Tong Special | FTV2
March 14 | Sunday | PST 2:00pm | EST 5:00pm


The sudden passing of the talented producer, composer and keyboardist of Hong Kong's legendary band Tai Chi has left many in the music industry shocked and devastated. Gary had written and produced over 400 masterpieces and collaborated with numerous superstars. Just last September, his highly acclaimed music arrangement for Leslie Cheung’s classics on the memorial album “Revisit” earned him great recognition among fellow music professionals and fans. In the upcoming “Gary Tong Special” , members of Tai Chi and renowned artistes will reminisce on the memorable stories and experience throughout Gary’s career. Despite his departure, Gary’s beautiful works will forever remain as a dazzling emblem in our heart!

Gary Tong Special

Ng Man Tat Special

03/01/2021

Ng Man Tat Special
FTV1 | March 3 | Wednesday | 10:35pm

The devastating news of Hong Kong veteran actor Richard Ng Man Tat’s passing on February 27th, 2021 upsets his fans across the globe. His prolific presence and devotion in the movie industry played a significant memory in many Hong Kong citizens’ heart. This Wednesday, let’s remember this comedic treasure with countless of his long-time friends on a tribute program, Ng Man Tat Special, broadcasted on Fairchild TV.

Ng Man Tat Special

New Year Ceremony at Fairchild Television

02/18/2021

Vice Chairman of Fairchild Media Group Mr. Joe Chan and President of Fairchild Media Group Mr. George Lee along with the management team of Fairchild Group led the department heads of Fairchild TV in a traditional ceremony to wish for every success this year. Following the health and safety guidelines, the ceremony was also live-streamed online for all staff members to join in.

New Year Ceremony at Fairchild Television
New Year Ceremony at Fairchild Television
New Year Ceremony at Fairchild Television

Thanks to the thoughtfulness of our Administration Department, the large roasted pig was packed in boxes to be shared amongst everyone in the office to mark a wonderful start in the Year of the Ox!

New Year Ceremony at Fairchild Television

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

02/12/2021

While practicing the safety guidelines strictly to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Fairchild TV celebrated the most significant Chinese festival with our viewers in a different format this year! Along with Fairchild Radio, we presented Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021, a fun-filled countdown program that bade farewell to the miserable Year of the Rat and ushered in an auspicious Year of the Ox with a series of wondrous new year performances! Audience across Canada also joined the event through free preview offered by major TV service providers at the comfort of their home with family!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Hosts of Snapshots Manica and Suiki partnered with DJs from AM1470 and FM961 Ahoi, BChiu, Chris, Ginny, Jance, Sam Sam and Reijin to first light up the show with a dance cover of “Dynamite”!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

A spectacular lion dance was next! Accompanied with sounds of firecrackers, the traditional ritual chased away evil spirits and brought good luck to everyone!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Adding on to the festive spirits, Chinese metaphysics master, Anna Mak, revealed the zodiac fortunes of the Year of the Ox and tips on how to avoid bad luck.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

The participants of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2020 once again showed off enormous artistic talents. The eloquent Vicky Wu and Kitty Yao joined the MC lineup of the night.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Rida Wang and Beryl Liu delivered a lovely guzheng and piano duet.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
 
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Julianne Nieh tap-danced to a rearranged version of the classic 'Gong Xi Gong Xi' tune played by Amy Tso.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
 
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Champion of 2020 Canadian Chinese Song-Writers Quest (SQ2020) Zheng Ping Zhan along with Athena Wong and Dan Wan performed medley of SQ plus more great songs, injecting positivity to the community through their beautiful music.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
 
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

As many might prefer to stay home to celebrate the Spring Festival this year, TruNatural meat expert was invited to teach people how to select the best part of pork to cook various traditional Lunar New Year dishes. Hong Kong celebrity chef Steve Lee Ka-ding also brought forth a popular Chinese New Year dish demonstrated for all Canadian audience.

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
 
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

The festivity would not be completed without a series of joyful games! Apart from providing instant tips, Steven Yang hinted to audience who participated in game segments sponsored by TELUS to pay attention to the number of red pockets shown on screen for a chance to win prizes from TELUS valued at $800 in total!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021 broke with tradition to allow everyone to celebrate Chinese New Year in the safest way! We wish everyone health, happiness and harmony all year round and look forward to a physical countdown show again in 2022!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year

02/12/2021

Every year, Fairchild Group assembles hundreds of its employees from various divisions to celebrate Lunar New Year. Although gatherings are not allowed this time, our colleagues were not disappointed as the most-anticipated lucky draw was still on! The event was held online for the very first time with the participation of all staff from across Canada. With a huge variety of prizes, everyone looked forward enthusiastically to being the raffle draw winner and the most lucky ones took home amazing prizes with endless joy!

Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year
Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year
Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year
Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year
Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year
Fairchild Group Celebrates Chinese New Year

Miss Chinese Vancouver Visit Senior Home

02/12/2021

Families of seniors in care homes have been banned from visiting their loved ones during the pandemic. On the first day of Spring Festival, the kind-hearted Miss Chinese Vancouver Amy Tso, Julianne Nieh, and Vicky Wu delivered their handmade gifts, including nicely arranged plotted flowers, face mask lanyards, heartwarming notes, and boxes of disinfectants, to Austin Harris Residence.

Miss Chinese Vancouver Visit Senior Home
Miss Chinese Vancouver Visit Senior Home

The girls also greeted the elderly residents through a glass window as well as wished them a happy and healthy Chinese New Year.

Miss Chinese Vancouver Visit Senior Home

Moreover, a special program hosted by William Ho was sent to different nursing homes as a New Year gift to all residents! The program features festival greetings from participants of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2020, their music and dancing performances, and a simple aerobic exercise collaborated with the elderlies, sending cheers, happiness, and warmth during this unusual Chinese New Year.

Miss Chinese Vancouver Amy Tso and Julianne Nieh Participate in LunarFest

02/05/2021

Champion of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2020 Amy Tso recently participated in LunarFest, bringing early Chinese New Year greetings on behalf of the Chinese community. Traditionally, Chinese families reunite in this most important festival of the year, however, as Amy worked and studied in the United State in the past 8 years, she hasn’t had the opportunity to celebrate Lunar New Year with her family for a long time until this year! She also expressed her excitement while delivering her New Year speech.

Miss Chinese Vancouver Amy Tso and Julianne Nieh Participate in LunarFest
Miss Chinese Vancouver Amy Tso and Julianne Nieh Participate in LunarFest

“Family is Everything” is the theme of this year’s LunarFest and the event features one of the most significant Chinese New Year rituals – family dinner. As a Taiwanese and Korean hybrid who was born and raised in Vancouver, Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2020 1st Runner-up Julianne Nieh has been invited to share her New Year family dinner experience. From Feb 11 to 28, visit https://lunarfest.org/ to know more about Julianne’s unique family background. While exploring Taiwanese and Korean cuisines, you can also learn about the cultural stories behind these traditional dishes.

Miss Chinese Vancouver Amy Tso and Julianne Nieh Participate in LunarFest

Miss Chinese Vancouver 2020 Participants Join the Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

02/04/2021

Counting down to the Year of the Ox, 6 Miss Chinese Vancouver 2020 participants are going to showcase their extraordinary talents and bring forth crossover performances on the Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021, celebrating Chinese New Year together with all Canadian audience! As major TV service providers are now offering free preview of Fairchild TV 1, Fairchild TV 2, and Talentvision, viewers across Canada can not only join us at this exciting night, but also enjoy more Spring Festival special programs at the comfort of their home with family!

MC’s of the Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021 Wish Everyone A Happy Early Chinese New Year

02/01/2021

FTV 1 | Feb 11 (Thursday) | 10:50PM
MC’s of the Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021, Mandy, B Chiu, and Suiki, are ready to welcome the Year of the Ox! Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2020 2nd Runner-up Vicky Wu and winner of Healthy Charm Award Kitty Yao will also join the MC lineup of the evening to celebrate the New Year together! On top of the exciting countdown show, as major TV service providers are offering free preview of Fairchild TV 1, Fairchild TV 2, and Talentvision, viewers across Canada can now enjoy more Spring Festival special programs at the comfort of their home with family!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

01/26/2021

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

FTV 1 | Feb 11 (Thursday) | 10:50PM
Bidding farewell to the miserable Year of the Rat and ushering in an auspicious Year of the Ox with Fairchild TV! Featuring West Coast Fairchild TV program hosts, artistes, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2020, and Fairchild Radio performers, this locally produced countdown program celebrates the New Year with a series of spectacular segments, including an eye-catching lion dance, Chinese metaphysics master, Anna Mak, unveiling the zodiac fortunes of the Year of the Ox, mesmerizing performances from the talented Miss Chinese Vancouver, and music and dance numbers presented by winners of Canadian Chinese Song-Writers Quest and FR DJs!

Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021
 
Eve of CNY Canada West Special 2021

TruNatural meat expert will teach you how to select the best part to cook different traditional Lunar New Year dishes. Special appearance from Hong Kong celebrity chef Steve Lee Ka-ding will bring forth a popular Chinese New Year dish demonstrated for all Canadian audience. The festivity would not be complete without a series of fun-filled games! In addition to participating in game segments sponsored by TELUS for a chance to take home great prizes, you might also pay attention to the program and count the number of red pockets shown on screen for an opportunity to win more prizes from TELUS valued at $800 in total!

What’s On & Snapshots Celebrity Interviews Archive Available Online

01/24/2021

Fairchild TV’s popular infotainment shows, What’s On and Snapshots, bring audience not only the latest and trendiest local news but also exclusive interviews of international celebrities! All interviews are available on the Program Archive section of FTV official website one week after the broadcast dates, allowing fans from all over the world to enjoy online, wherever and whenever they want! You may now take pleasure in watching the episodes on Pakho Chau, Grace Wong, Chet LamJanice Vidal, Bob LamMag LamPanther Chan,Kaho HungDear JaneGloria Tang , Sharon Luk, and more! Stay tuned for upcoming fantastic interviews on this site!

What’s On & Snapshots Celebrity Interviews Archive Available Online
What’s On & Snapshots Celebrity Interviews Archive Available Online