Late opera actress, veteran TV actor honored at Golden Bell awards

Focus Taiwan
Date: 09/26/2020
By: William Yen

Actress Chen Ya-lan (cornor right) pays tribute to late actress Chen Li-ju. CNA photo Sept. 26, 2020

Taipei, Sept. 26 (CNA) Late Taiwanese opera actress Chen Li-ju (陳麗如) and veteran actor Lin Cheng-hsiung (林正雄) were honored with special contribution awards Saturday at the 55th Golden Bell Awards, Taiwan's equivalent of the Emmy Awards.

The prestigious award ceremony, which recognizes excellence in Taiwanese television, was held at the National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall in Taipei and attended by stars, celebrities and influential people in the country's television industry.

Chen was posthumously honored with the special contribution award for lifelong contributions to Taiwanese opera that brought joy to audiences and inspired new generations of younger actors, according to Taiwan director and awards jury member Liang Hsiu-shen (梁修身).

Chen's adopted son Chen Ming-liang (陳明良) accepted the award on her behalf.

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