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23 April 2010

Zhang Ziyi joins OMEGA in Tokyo

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On April 22nd, actress Zhang Ziyi spent the day in Tokyo in her special role as OMEGA ambassador. The stunning actress was welcomed by OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart at the Nicolas G. Hayek Center. They visited brand’s Boutique located at the Center where she autographed some boxes containing the popular Constellation watches which are closely associated with her. She also greeted excited visitors and posed for photographers at several events throughout the day.

Later Ms. Zhang and Mr. Urquhart went to Cité du Temps on the 14th floor of the Nicolas G. Hayek Centre where they visited the OMEGA Constellation and Art Exhibition. They were joined by Naoto Takenaka, the popular actor, comedian and film director whose art was on display as part of the exhibition, along with works by eight other artists.  The exhibition, which features art inspired by the OMEGA Constellation, will be open to the public through the 16th of May.

In the evening Zhang Ziyi and Stephen Urquhart attended a gala cocktail party and dinner held at the Park Hyatt Hotel. After dinner, the actress entertained the 150 guests with some warm remarks about her role as an OMEGA ambassador saying, “I really do feel like a member of the family.”  Members of the media were joined at the dinner by some special celebrity guests, including director Hirokazu Koreeda and screenwriter Kundo Koyama.

Zhang Ziyi has been an OMEGA brand ambassador since 2009. One of the most popular actresses in the world, her screen credits include Memoirs of a Geisha, House of Flying Daggers and the award winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

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