Celebrating my 10th year in France

This month, September 2021, marks my 10th year in France. On 4th September 2011, I said farewell to my family and my hometown Hong Kong, and embarked on the journey of pursuing my dream of becoming a ballet dancer in Paris. Extremely determined, I flew to Paris on my own at the age of 14... Continue Reading →

2021 with plenty of exciting perspectives~

Today is 17th January 2021 already. It took me 17 days to write and to wish you a happy new year 2021! After a very special 2020, with this unprecedented global pandemic, may this new year be more peaceful and most importantly, good health. The sanitary situation is not so well in France. The numbers... Continue Reading →

“Confinement” in France

Today is already the third day of the new lockdown. The government announced on Wednesday evening a confinement for the whole country for at least 4 weeks, until 1st December. Unlike last time, this time the restrictions are much more flexible. While the non-essential shops (including bars and restaurants) must close down, the schools remain... Continue Reading →

Curfew in Paris…

This photo was taken earlier this week, it is how the mythical stage of the Palais Garnier looks like now due to the renovation. It was indeed a good decision of the Paris Opera to do the renovation of the two stages (Garnier and Bastille) in this period of uncertainty and when the performance schedule... Continue Reading →

“胎死腹中”

胎死腹中 is a Chinese expression translated as "Stillbirth" or "Fetal death during pregnancy" in English. Apart from its literal meaning, some people would use it to describe the failure of a project: The process of "pregnancy" being the preparation/working phase, the final product of the project being the "baby". You might be able to guess... Continue Reading →

Reviewing the confinement period…

The Paris Opera Ballet is supposed to be back into the studios tomorrow, after all this time: Confinement since mid-March, a short period of ballet classes back in the studios with social distancing until beginning of July, then summer vacation until now. Yet, the spread of coronavirus has not yet been controlled... with more than... Continue Reading →

Empty Versailles

After months of closure, the Château de Versailles is once again open to public. Among the visitors, most of them are now French locals. Most of the tourists from other countries don't have the possibility yet to come to France, making it an exceptional period for the French people to visit Versailles. The touristic attraction... Continue Reading →

Rehearsing in Rouen

During the entire confinement I have been working on a new solo with a choreographer friend of mine who lives in Germany through Zoom. It is a new challenge to create this way because the choreographer has only one single angle to see my movements and I have very limited space to try out the... Continue Reading →

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