Yu Qiuyu to talk about culture at Phoenix TV
By Echo Shan (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2005-12-30 11:46
Renowned Shanghai-based writer and academician Yu
Qiuyu has been confirmed to host a talk show program at the well-known Hong Kong
Phoenix TV Station from 2006.
upcoming program, "Qiuyu Moment," will feature a systematic comb through various
aspects of the profound Chinese culture as well as penetrating reflections on
certain cultural phenomena, said Liu Biao, the show's producer.
Noted Chinese wrtier Yu Qiuyu wins
himself great reputation as a culture illustrator and holds a vast
readership at home and abroad. [file photo]
The show won't be too long, added Liu, as "Yu insists that each edition run
for just several minutes. He said it is important to offer diverse programming
to viewers, as they are prone to boredom when watching the same face for too
Yu Qiuyu, 60, a Zhejiang native, attended secondary school and university in
Shanghai, hence the recurrent theme of "Shanghai people" in his writings.
His works, including Stressful Cultural Journeying (1992) and Notes Made
While Living in the Hills (1995), won him prizes and a broad readership in
Mainland China and its Taiwan Province and Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region as well as the city-state of Singapore.