Famous Hong Kong entertainer Jacky Cheung Thursday was named spokesperson for the Hong Kong Disneyland Theme Park,to bring the magic of Disneyland Parks and Disney stories to the people of Hong Kong and other places in Asia.
Together with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck,Cheung opened a Walt Disney storybook at a ceremony held on Thursday,promising to promote Hong Kong Disneyland as a top family attraction in Asia and represent the park to the rest of the world.
"It is a great honor to be Hong Kong Disneyland's spokesperson and I am thrilled to be a part of the Disney family,especially now that I have a child,"said Cheung,"I really hope that my family will have more fun places to visit,and more memorable experiences together."
Hong Kong Disneyland Group Managing Director Don Robinson said that Jacky Cheung is a household name in Hong Kong and across Asia. He has brought happiness to millions through his remarkable music, his outstanding film acting, his exceptional theatrical performances, and, most of all, through his generous spirit, his devotion to family and his many works for charity.
As the theme park's spokesperson, Cheung will take part in a number of large-scale marketing events organized by Hong Kong Disneyland in the near future, beginning by hosting a TV program, "Magical World of Disneyland".
The Hong Kong Disneyland project was announced in November 1999 as a venture between the Walt Disney Company and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and scheduled to open in 2005/06.