After six years, Andy Lau Unforgettable Mainland China concert tour was held at Henan Sports Center on 26 April 2011. Close to 90,000 fans filled up the sports center as the concert lasted three hours, the atmosphere of the concert was explosive.
It was a concert with magical atmosphere as every song will trigger the audience to sing along and each sing along will make the fans teared. The concert started on time at 8:10pm, the fans screamed out loud when watching the space scientific video on the giant LED screen, Andy who was dressed in all white appeared suddenly on the top of the stage as he sang ‘Gu Xing Lei’, ‘Tian Yi’ and ‘Xie Xie Ni De Ai’ during the opening, immediately it became a huge KTV. The LED screen which was almost the same size as the stage, from the opening futuristic space video, the Chinese mountains and rivers to classical scenes from his films, it was a perfect combination for the music, dance and songs.
Andy also made appearance dressed in white while riding on a “black horse”, dressed in black western suit dancing and singing ‘Da Yan Jing’ and ‘Ni Shi Wo De Meng’, wearing a yellow long coat as he showed off his muscles or wearing pyjamas.
This concert motivated the emotion of the audience since it started, be it ‘Bing Yu’, ‘Ai Ni Yi Wan Nian’, ‘Zhong Guo Ren’ or ‘Wang Qing Shui’… all these popular classic songs will trigger the audience to sing along. Three hours of continuous singing and screaming, it made female fan Xiao Qian to have sore throat, she exclaimed: “All those were so familiar, so familiar till I feel like crying when I heard the music.”
Of course there were heart warming and surprises in this concert. Andy who treated his fans as his family members, mixed easily with them, when he asked questions like “Who’s the most handsome? Who’s the best actor? Who’s the best singer?” Every time the audience gave “Andy Lau” as the answer, he would teased that the fans were “lying” and giggle away.
During the concert, Andy would also stopped to chat with the fans. Before singing ‘Zhong Guo Ren’, he boasted: “Been to many parts of the world, actually nobody is more ‘Zhong Guo Ren’ (Chinese) than me. If people ask you who is the most handsome, best singer and actor? What answer shall you give? Hope going to every corner of the world, don’t forget that you’re a Chinese.”
He also communicate with one female fan seated on the first row, he asked: “Are you married? Have children? Why do you still like me?” He then quipped: “Sorry, I’m married!”, immediately he burst into laughter before consoling the fan: “Don’t worry, I will be blissful.”
Andy also strike a deal with the Zhengzhou fans as he said: “If you wanted to see me again in the next 30 years, please continue to support me.”
In the end, Andy sang ‘Zhen Ai Wu Tai’ to express “I Don’t Wanna Say Goodbye” to end his concert in Zhengzhou.
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