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Stars cancel events to mourn earthquake victims

By Liu Wei | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2013-04-23 23:03

Actress Zhao Wei cancelled the premiere news conference of her directorial debut So Young on April 21 to mourn the victims of the Ya'an earthquake.

Zhao has donated 500,000 yuan ($79,000) to the small town in Sichuan, hit by a magnitude-7 earthquake on April 20.

Huang Xiaoming, Deng Chao and Tong Dawei, three lead actors in American Dreams in China, a drama film due to premiere on May 15, also changed a promotion event on April 21 into a mourning event.

Taiwan singer and actor Jay Chou, donated 1 million yuan to the town and changed the news conference on his second directorial work Rooftop into a remembrance event on April 22.

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