March 29, 2004
Jackie has been very busy these last few weeks. He was at the Great Wall of China on March 27 helping to promote environmental causes. According to the People's Daily:
Here are some photos from the event:
All Photos ©Sina
Click here to see source (and more photos!)
Click this photo to see a little movie of Jackie filming a motorcycle commercial last year!
Here's a photo of Jackie getting his hands imprinted for Hong Kong's Avenue of the Stars:
Click here to see source (and even MORE photos)
Check out Jackie practicing a fight with Donnie Yen for the upcoming "Twins Effect 2"
There are some beautiful photographs of Jackie for sale in the shop here at the official site:
These are Official JC Group photographs of Jackie.....true collectors items!
The Kids Corner "Around the World in 80 Days" poster has shown up once again on the front page of a Chinese newspaper (The Sun)! This photo is sure making the rounds. The poster was originally created by the Kids Corner webmaster to accompany the Around the World in 80 Days pages on the Kids website.
Check it out:
Apologies to 9 year-old Sarah who sent in a couple of wonderful Buddy Bear designs. One of her creations never made it up onto the Buddy Bear pages! Here it is for all to see. Click on Sarah's Buddy to see ALL of the wonerful Buddy Bear designs that have been sent in!
There's also another wonderful Buddy Bear design posted in the Kids section. Stay tuned for a view of the cool "Buddy Bear Book" that the Kids Corner sent to Jackie! Coming soon!!!
It's been a while since we've seen a new coloring page from Holly. Here's the latest....and it's a really cool one!
Click to go to a printable version of this drawing!
(Thanks to Marie for supplying many of the reports and/or photo links)
March 27, 2004
The Hong Kong Information Services Department has posted the information about the Buddy Bears in Hong Kong. The COOLEST thing about this is that the message is posted on a section of the website which is entitled "Hong Kong for Kids." It is an AWESOME website for kids who are interested in learning more about their Hong Kong contemporaries! Click below to visit the site or click here to read just the announcement about the Buddy Bears.
Check out the new drawing in the Jackie Chan Art Gallery! Thanks to Marc from England for sending in this wonderful drawing.
United Buddy Bears to Visit Hong Kong!!!
Although this exciting news has been known for some time, it is only today that the Kids Corner is able to share the announcement - The United Buddy Bears are coming to Hong Kong!
Click here to read the announcement on the Hong Kong for Kids website.
Here is the official announcement from sina.com:
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has set up a web page for the Hong Kong Buddy Bear visit! Click here to have a look.
Here are more photos of Jackie at the press conference announcing the Buddy Bears exhibition:
Photo: Oriental Daily
Photo: The Sun
Thanks to Marie M. for these photo links.
Lots of amazing photos from New Police Story are posted here. Have a look!
Jackie and co-stars in New Police Story
The JC Group
March 26, 2004
Jackie Chan attended a ceremony for the Jackie Chan Charity Scholarship. He urged young people to "keep learning." Here's Jackie showing his encouragement:
Photo: Oriental Daily
Photo Wen Wei Po
To help launch Hong Kong's "Sense It! Hong Kong" promotion, Jackie was in Shanghai yesterday having his hand imprints taken for the Avenue of Stars. Read more about it here. If you would like to send a Hong Kong Tourism Board "Sense It!" e-card to someone, click here!
There are a bunch of new Buddy Bear designs waiting to be posted on the Kids Corner. Check back here later or tomorrow to see them all!
March 21, 2004
More birthday cards to Jackie have been added to the gallery. Click Snoopy to see them all. The deadline is up to send in birthday cards for Jackie. Thanks to everyone who has sent one in. They will all be packed up together and sent to Jackie in Hong Kong.
Snoopy birthday card by Jesse
March 20, 2004
As you know, the Jackie Chan and Friends Charity Concert in New York has been cancelled due to the withdrawl of sponsorship. Willie Chan, the President and CEO of the JC Group, has asked the Kids Corner webmaster to relay the following message to all the kids:
So you see, kids.....Jackie and Willie are as disappointed as we are at not being able to get together in New York. But don't despair! There's always next time, as Willie says.
Around the World in 80 Days Trailer Gets a "B" Rating!
Source: Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Take a look at the incredible, amazing, creative, and beautiful Buddy Bear designs sent in by Jackie's fans. Jackie would be proud of the ability of his fans to take a simple line drawing of a bear and turn it into a dragon, a surfer, a matrix, or any of the other wonderful designs! Thanks to everyone who has sent in a design....and keep them coming! They're just terrific.
Click the bear to see the latest Kids' designs:
Matrix Buddy by Daniel
Click this bear to see the newest Big Kids' design:
Dragon Bear by Rosemarie
**If you have sent in a Buddy Bear design and do not see it posted, please send an email to the Kids Corner webmaster!**
Click here to see clips from interviews with Jackie Chan and ATW80D co-star Steve Coogan. (Thanks to "jocky chan" for the link)
The March issue of The Little Dragon News is up for everyone to read. Click here!
March 17, 2004
Happy St. Patrick's Day to all!
Check back in a day or two for new Buddy Bears and birthday cards for Jackie. Remember, if you want to send a card for Jackie's birthday and have it included with the others in a package sent to him in Hong Kong, you must send your card in before March 21st! Click here for information.
March 14, 2004
Lots of new stuff on the Kids Corner.....thank you to everyone who sent in your amazing artwork!
To begin, we have several new Buddy Bear designs done by kids. Click the bear below to go to the Kids Buddy Bear designs page!
Mama Buddy with Baby by Sarah
Frequent Kids Corner contributor Alan Harry has made several new drawings which are posted in the Jackie Chan Art Gallery.Click here to see them. They are, as usual, brilliant!
There are several new birthday cards for Jackie on the Birthday card page. One of the cards is over SIX feet long! It was made over the course of 5 days by two German girls, Gertrud and Julia. It's a beautiful card which traces Jackie's history over his lifetime. The photo, below, doesn't do it justice. Click the photo to see all the new cards!
Meet Jackie Chan:
Yes....another pet named after Jackie has joined our gallery. Click here to see all the pets named after Jackie Chan!
March 11, 2004
Jackie attended the signing ceremony of EEG and Korea's DSP. Here he is with Albert Yeung:
Photo: Sing Tao
There are several new coloring projects in Jackie's Coloring Book. Click here to see them! Thanks to Amelia and Aura from Stella Maris Regional School for their wonderful contributions.
Here's a wonderful drawing sent in by Anna. It's part of the Jackie Chan Art Gallery here on the Kids Corner. Click the drawing to go to the Galleries!
Thanks to Silvia for sending in another clever Buddy Bear design. Here's her latest:
According to StarTribune.com, the "buddy team" of Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker is one of the most "arresting pairs" from cinema! Click here to see the others.
March 9, 2004
Check out the latest additions to the Buddy Bears Design Contest pages - one is cuter than the other! Thanks so much to Ann and to Daniel for their multiple entries. Here's a really cool one from Ann, followed by one of Daniel's creations:
Rockerbear by Ann
Anatomy Bear by Daniel
No Jackie news today.
March 8, 2004
Jackie has been spending his time between films making appearances for charity and for promotion. At the end of March, he will join Stanley Tong, Cheung Yoon Ting, Kwan Gum Pang and Ng Si Yun in opening an event in Shanghai called Fresh and Colorful (Movie Week),to promote Hong Kong movies to mainland Chinese audiences. Source: Oriental Daily (Translation from JC News)
Stanley Tong with Jackie
Photo: Oriental Daily
Thanks to everyone who has recently sent in their Buddy Bear designs. Look for them to be posted to the Kids Corner soon!
Don't forget to get working on your birthday cards to Jackie. There's only a few weeks left until the deadline to send in your cards! Click here for all the information.
Jackie's Shanghai Noon/Shanghai Knights co-star Owen Wilson has said in an interview that he'd like to work with Jackie again....perhaps on Shanghai Dawn? Click here to read the interview with Owen.
news yet about tickets for the charity concerts that Jackie's doing in
April. Keep checking back and news will be published here as it comes
March 1, 2004
A bunch of new Buddy Bear designs came in the mail today. They're really cool....and all of them are from Kids. Click here to see them!
Jackie visited a Russian training ship in Hong Kong harbor yesterday. The ship is called the Nadezhda. Here is what it looks like:
Photo: ©Andrew Orme
Here are the photographer's notes:
According to reports, Jackie (who is prone to seasickness) became a little queasy onboard. Here he is with the crew:
Photo: Oriental Daily
And here's Jackie with the daughter of a Russian media personality:
Photo: Oriental Daily
Thanks to Marie M., Lily, and Tinlunlau
Special thanks to Marie M. for supplying the Kids Corner with daily news updates about Jackie. She spends a lot of time hunting down the latest news and very generously shares it with the Kids Corner webmaster. Without Marie's help, this news page would not be the same. Thanks Marie!!!!
Very Exciting News!!
This is THE coolest news of the year for the Kids Club!!!
As most of you know, Jackie has been keeping a diary for his fans while shooting Shanghai Knights. In the July 3rd diary entry, Jackie talks at length about the Kids Club and mentions each of the last 7 "Jackie's Kids" by NAME! As most Kids Club members know, Jackie has taken a keen interest in the newest Jackie Fan Club and he reads all of the newsletters. It is very exciting to read Jackie's comments about the club and its members! In the July 8th entry, Jackie mentions the Kids Club again, encouraging his young fans to join. Click the highlighted links (above) or read the diary entries at Jackie's Official Web Site. (From the August 12, 2002 News Report)
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©2003 Katharine Schroeder / Jackie Chan's Kids Corner