Hong Kong Canto-pop sees revival after 2019 protest and Covid-19 pandemic

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong Canto-pop sees revival after 2019 protest and Covid-19 pandemic” – below is their description.

    Hong Kong was Asia’s music entertainment leader during the 1980s and 1990s, only to see its influence wane over the years due to competition from South Korean, Taiwan and Chinese mainland artists. But following Hong Kong’s civil unrest in 2019 and the Covid-19 pandemic, new Canto-pop stars have emerged, including Keung To, lead singer of the Hong Kong group Mirror. The 12-member boy band has a devoted following among angst-ridden Hongkongers worried about their future and cultural identity.

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