Knowledge Identifier: +Yue-Sai_Kan
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 949.
Countries: Asia (29%), United States (26%), China (18%)
Linked to: Committee of 0100, Discovery Channel, Forbes, Miss Universe
She joined her sister in New York in 1972, becoming involved in public relations and television production work
In 1984, PBS invited Yue-Sai to host the first live broadcast of a television program from China on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China
In the United States, Yue-Sai's other TV credits include the ABC documentary "China Walls and Bridges", which received a coveted Emmy award in 1989, and "Journey through a Changing China", which was syndicated across the country, was so powerful that it was publicly lauded in the United States Congressional Record, which called Yue-Sai a citizen ambassador
In 2002, UNICEF named her, alongside other international leaders and celebrities, as its first and only Global Chinese Say Yes ambassador
By 2003, the company was generating annual revenues of nearly 50 million US Dollars and Forbes magazine reported that Yue-Sai is changing the face of the Middle Kingdom, one lipstick at a time"
Shanghai International Film Festival - Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival, the largest film festival in Asia and has brought in such stars as Halle Berry, Quincy Jones, Susan Sarandon, Matt Dillon, Daniel Boyle, Adrien Brody, Barry Levinson, Claire Danes, and others
Encouraged by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, she introduced international social standards to China with her book "Etiquette for the Modern Chinese", and "The Chinese Gentleman" and "The Complete Chinese Woman" served as virtual training manuals for volunteers at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo
Under her chairmanship, the 2010 annual Shanghai Soong Qing Ling Foundation charity event raised over RMB 10 million to support 12 hospitals in remote regions of China
Since 2013, with Shanghai More Love Charity Foundation , she has used the final pageant of Miss Universe China Coronation Ball as Shanghai's most glamorous charity ball
Miss China 2015 is Jessica Xue from Shenzhen, China and won the title on Aug.29th in Shanghai Pudong Shangri-la hotel, where Yue-Sai hold her fifth Miss Universe China Charity Gala