Charlie Chan, Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan's father, was laid buried in Gungahlin Cemetery in north Canberra Saturday noon after a funeral was held in the morning in the DC Vine Function Center in Canberra.
Jackie Chan and his family members, Charlie's friends and relatives and local celebrities attended the funeral. Charge d' affaires of Chinese Embassy Li Jiangning was also present.
At the funeral service, Jackie Chan recalled his father's love to him and thanked the friends and relatives for the attendance of the funeral. The guests viewed Charlie Chan's life history in photographs and short screening of his life presented by Jackie Chan.
Charlie Chan migrated to Australia from Hong Kong in late 1950s but left his young son Jackie in Hong Kong to continue his study. Charlie Chan passed away in Hong Kong on Feb. 26 at the age of 93.
(Xinhua News Agency March 8, 2008)