| ||Fong Yim Fun's virtuosity and distinctive singing style made her the "Queen of Cantonese
Opera" in the fifties, according to many. Her on screen career spanned in 10 years with
performances in Cantonese Opera films such as "A Buddhist Recluse for 14 years", "The
Nymph of River Lo", "The Tragic Story of Leung Shan Pak and Chu Ying Toi", "Snow in June",
"Sweet Dew on a Beautiful Flower". |
Fong also starred in a number of contemporary dramas
like "Pretty Girl from Kuala Lumpur", "Mrs. Cheng", "The Rich Girl and Her Double", "The
Sweepstakes Marriage" and so on.
In 1953, When Hong Kong Cantonese Opera professionals
were planning to establish The Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong, Fong donated the
money required for the purchase of the property where it was going to be seated. In 1984, Fong
founded the Kwan Fong Charitable Foundation and has since been involved in many charitable
activities. In 2003, she was granted the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the Hong Kong Special
Administrative Region Government.
- Hong Kong Tourism Board