Lady Linda Wong Davies
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Lady Linda Wong Davies is the founder and chairman of the KT Wong Foundation and a producer working across the arts. Born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia, she completed her education in the US, majoring in economics.
Over the last five years, the foundation and Lady Davies have served as a bridge between the arts and cultural industries in China and the West.
In partnership with the Chinese Ministry of Culture, Lady Davies is proud to sponsor a Chinese-inspired interpretation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus currently showing at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival. The show which is a runaway success having just sold an extra 3,000 extra tickets for performances tonight and tomorrow.

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BFI London: Why It's Time for Shanghai Goddess Ruan Lingyu to Grace the Silver Screen Again

(0) Comments | Posted 10 October 2014 | (19:25)

When I look upon the beautiful face of Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu I observe so many things - beauty, history, reverence and tragedy all woven into one rich tapestry.

If Helen of Troy had a face that could launch a thousands ships then I can...

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Why the Genius of Opera Legend Wagner Is Deeply Cherished by the Chinese

(0) Comments | Posted 14 November 2013 | (10:45)

When I was child my father, Dato Wong Kee Tat, a Chinese-Malaysian philanthropist, instilled in me a deep appreciation of classical music and my childhood and teenage years were steeped in the German canon of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and much opera by Rossini, Verdi and Puccini.

Wagner was occasionally...

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My Pride at 'Chinese Shakespeare' Taking Edinburgh by Storm And What It Says About East Meets West in the Modern Age

(1) Comments | Posted 21 August 2013 | (01:00)

Helping to bring a Chinese interpretation of Shakespeare's Coriolanus to the Edinburgh International Festival has been far more than just an artistic gesture.

The production was first suggested to me by a friend at the Chinese Ministry of Culture in Beijing who spoke very highly of the project which has...

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