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        “T         he  wind keeps blowing,                                   “

                   and I don’t wanna leave.”
                      The lyrics of Leslie
        Cheung Kwok-wing’s iconic classic,     I still love him so much even though our
        “The Wind Blows On” (風繼續吹) still  lives never intersected. Legends never die
        resonate 18 years after his death.             and live on in people’s hearts
           Many are  still dwelling in  the
        golden age of the super star. Memo-
        rial events are held every year by fans
        around the world. Some are even or-                                  ”
        ganised by fans born after his death.
           “I was born in 2004 and he passed
        away in 2003. I still love him so much  吹) the most. To me, he is like wind   “I used my pocket money to organ-
        even though our lives never intersect-  that gently breezes into my life,” the  ise this exhibition and I spent almost
        ed. Legends never die and live on in  17-year-old student says.         HK$20,000. From finding a venue,
        people’s hearts,” Ellie, who declines to   This  April, Ellie  organised  a me-  writing press releases to arranging ex-
        reveal her full name, says.         morial exhibition – “Wind Of Leslie”  hibits, I did it all by myself,” she says.
           Leslie Cheung first came into her  for the singer, actor and film director,   Her exhibition showcased more
        life when she was only six. “My father  who took his own life at the age of 46  than 50 exhibits, which are all her col-
        played his songs at home, and I love  on April Fool’s Day in 2003 after suf-  lections related to Cheung, including
        his song The Wind Blows On (風繼續     fering from depression.             posters and magazines. “I got so many

                 The exhibition Ellie held for Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing this April. (Photo courtesy of Ellie)
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