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Mr. Albert Au Sui-keung

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Mr. Albert Au is a renowned and respected Hong Kong broadcaster and musician. He graduated from the Department of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist College in 1981. With his musical talent, Albert has earned his reputation as the “Prince of Folk Songs” in the Chinese-speaking community, and he is widely acknowledged to have one of the best male voices in the industry. Also known as the “Father of Hong Kong Folk Songs”, he made his name in the music arena with his remarkable ability to mix Western folk music with Cantonese pop songs, creating a unique style of his own.

During his 45-year music career, Albert has recorded and produced numerous award-winning and best-selling albums. His songs appear frequently in the charts, and he has won a number of music awards for some of the most popular and signature songs of all time. Currently, Albert hosts two longstanding and popular radio programmes, namely Two Thousand Beautiful Songs 2000 and Albert Au on Radio Television Hong Kong, and during these shows he shares his love and passion for music with his audience. With his creative mind, Albert also live streams performances of golden oldies and chats with top Hong Kong singers on his radio programmes, which are widely enjoyed by Chinese people all over the world.

Albert is a man of great versatility and he has been active in showbiz over the years. In addition to singing and hosting radio programmes, he has participated in TV dramas and films. He is also highly respected for being a team player with different generations, and he is an enthusiastic supporter of young talent in the industry. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Albert produced and performed in numerous online concerts, and he offered them for free to cheer up his worldwide fans and medical workers with his songs and positive energy.

In 1988, Albert set up the Music Farm, reflecting his love of folk songs and devotion to music. The cultural organisation advocates a positive and green attitude through music education, and over the years the Music Farm has hosted many meaningful activities for local institutions and companies.

As a loyal alumnus and avid supporter of HKBU, Albert has spared no effort in supporting his alma mater with his special talents. He often provides advice to the University and has also directed and performed at various University events, including the 55th anniversary celebrations, as well as Council and Foundation Dinners. In 2015, he served as an advisor for the HKBU 60th Anniversary Organising Committee on Alumni Events and created as well as performed the theme song for the 60th anniversary celebrations. He also designated one of his annual concerts as “HKBU Alumni Night”, which showed his unwavering dedication to HKBU and his pride as an HKBU alumnus.

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