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Halle Berry, Fast & Furious 6 win at China's Huading Awards, hosted in Hollywood

Published on Jun 2, 2014 4:55 PM

HOLLYWOOD (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) - China's Huading Awards ceremony was held for the first time in the United States on Sunday, with Hollywood celebrities like Halle Berry and Orlando Bloom receiving film honours.

While the Chinese awards are little known in the United States , W estern film celebrities understand the importance of the burgeoning Chinese market and many were present at the event.

The bilingual show, hosted by Chinese television personality Olivia Xu and Chinese-American actress Lucy Liu, was held in the city's Ricardo Montalban Theatre and broadcast to millions of viewers across the Chinese-speaking world.

Winners were chosen by some 80 million members of the Chinese public who participated via surveys and Internet polling, according to the Beijing-based Global Talents Media Group, which has organi s ed the annual awards since 2007.

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