Around afternoon, performing stars which includes Andy Lau, Eason Chan, Joey Yung, Leo Ku, Denise Ho, Jordan Chan and Mainland China singer Sha Bao Liang were present for the rehearsal and praying ritual.
Andy also fed other singers with roast pig after the ritual.
Andy revealed that he would pick some positive songs to sing as he had picked 'Zhong Guo Ren' and 'Zhang Kai Yan Jing'. As this is the 9th anniversary, Andy expressed that he participated in different celebration activities every year as he feel that it's a birthday party where everyone come to celebrate.
With regards to the earlier report of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts decided to present him to become its Honorary Fellow Member, Andy revealed that HKAPA would present to him in July. When asked how he felt? He expressed: "After contributing so much to showbiz in recent years, it's been rough times, take for example going overseas film festivals to promote Hong Kong, when I feel tired, this Honorary Fellow Member award gave me encouragment."
When asked if he would like to receive a Degree of Doctor, Andy expressed that he had not thought of it. When asked of his parents' reaction being presented the Honorary Fellow Member, he quipped: "It's the same reaction as you (reporters), they asked me what's a Honorary Fellow Member?" After explained to his parents, they encourage him to work hard as though he was the top three of the class.
When asked if he was presented the Honorary Fellow Member late? He quipped: "I'm the same age with Anthony Wong, he only being presented last year, both of us were presented late, previously only Chow Yun Fat and Pak Sheut Sin were presented."
Some reporters were quipping that Andy had "promoted", he immediately quipped: "Maybe it's too early! This is just an encouragment, hope I could be like them to have some big contribution." When asked if his parents would be present for the presentation ceremony, Andy expressed that his parents would be jetting off to visit his sister, he quipped: "I always get to meet my parents, but meeting your married daughter would not be too common, thus they would be flying off to meet her."
news from: Ta Kung Po, Apple Daily News, Sina.com