Wuhan virus: Andy Lau cancels all his 12 concerts in Hong Kong; Leon Lai postpones Macau shows

Andy Lau cancelled his shows in Hong Kong, while Leon Lai postponed two shows in Macau.
Andy Lau cancelled his shows in Hong Kong, while Leon Lai postponed two shows in Macau.PHOTOS: FOCUS ENTERTAINMENT, APPLE DAILY

HONG KONG - Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau has cancelled all his 12 concerts in the city in view of the Wuhan virus.

The "My Love Andy Lau World Tour Hong Kong 2020" was scheduled to start from Feb 15.

Lau wrote in Chinese on his official website on Sunday (Jan 26): "Dear friends and families... I had hoped that the My Love concerts could go on as scheduled, to fulfil my promise with everyone.

"But because of the virus and in view of ensuring the health and safety of the audiences, I've decided to cancel the Hong Kong concerts."

He added: "Sorry about this! I wish that everyone will remain healthy. And that we get through this difficulty together!"

The organiser said it will announce refund arrangements on the concert's official website and social media platforms shortly.

Meanwhile, fellow Hong Kong Heavenly King Leon Lai has postponed his two shows in Macau, reported Apple Daily Hong Kong.

His Leon Metro Live 2.0 concerts were originally slated for Jan 31 and Feb 1 at Studio City Event Centre. The organisers announced on Weibo on Sunday that "in order to ensure public health safety" the gigs will be pushed back. No new dates were given.

The notice on the venue website states: "The health and safety of our guests and colleagues is our top priority. We remain in close contact with the local authorities and are following their guidelines on stringent preventive measures to be adopted in response to the new type of coronavirus."