Danny Yung


An experimental art pioneer and one of the most influential artists in Hong Kong. Over the past 40 years, Yung has been actively involved in multifarious fields of the arts, including theatre, cartoon, film, video, visual and installation art projects that have toured over 30 cities.


The recipient of The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2015 Artist of the Year (Drama) presented by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2016).


The laureate of The Fukuoka Prize – Arts and Culture Prize for his contributions to the development of Asian arts and culture (2014).


The recipient of The Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in recognition of his contributions towards the arts and cultural exchange between Germany and Hong Kong (2009).

The recipient of The Music Theatre NOW Award presented by the UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute for his theatre work Tears of Barren Hill (2008).