2018-07-04 | ModaVIE
Yue-Sai Kan -- A Multi-Hyphenated Force For Change
In 1966, the People's Republic of China stood on the precipice of modernism. Yue-Sai, a young immigrant from Hong Kong matriculating at Brigham Young University in Hawaii, participated in a local beauty pageant that would help a classical concert pianist, but destiny lead her east to New York, where she bridged the worlds of the Far East with her adopted home in the West. By the 1970s, with the cable television industry burgeoning,
Yue-Sai took up the trailblazing mantle of host-producer of "Looking East" for a fledgling Chinese channel. So successful was it inaccurately depicting Chinese culture for Western audiences, it enjoyed a twelve-year run; the final two on the Discovery Channel.
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