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Edelweiss Cheung
Chinese name張舒雅
Pinyinzhang1 shu1 ya3 (Mandarin)
Jyutpingzoeng1 syu1 ngaa5 (Cantonese)
Born (1985-10-27) 27 October 1985 (age 34)
Hong Kong
Other namesEdel
Years active2008 – present
Label(s)TVB (2008)
JamCast Management (HK)
AncestryShantou, Guangdong

Edelweiss Cheung (Chinese: 張舒雅, born 27 October 1985) is a Hong Kong model and beauty pageant titleholder who who was crowned Miss Hong Kong 2008.[1][2][3]


Cheung was on born 27 October 1985 in British Hong Kong. Her parents was Chinese Americans from Shantou, Guangdong. She attended at Hoi Ping Chamber of Commerce Secondary School and also educated in American International School Hong Kong. Later, she move to United States to attend design classes at the Burgo Fashion and Design Institute.[4][5]

Cheung was aged 22 year old and at 180 cm tall, she was the tallest Miss Hong Kong since 1973. She competed in Miss Hong Kong Pageant which was held on July 19, 2008 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. She become winner of Miss Hong Kong 2008 pageant. After winning the crown, Cheung was criticized for smoking and kissing her boyfriend in public. The pageant organiser TVB froze Cheung’s contract following criticism of her behaviour on public, which it deemed unfit for a Miss Hong Kong champion. Cheung was not invited to present at Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2009 and crown her successor, Sandy Lau.[6]


  1. David Wilson (17 May 2018). "The Miss Hong Kong pageant runner-up who was big winner when victor's crown slipped, and how it changed her life". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  2. "New Miss Hong Kong: Edelweiss Cheung". Sina Corp. 20 July 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  3. Lau, Nickkita (September 4, 2009). "Rude awakening". The Standard. Archived from the original on April 19, 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  4. "The winner, Edelweiss Cheung". China Daily. 23 July 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  5. "(獨家專訪) 張舒雅無悔離開娛圈 最hea港姐做珠寶開酒吧" (in 中文). MP Weekly News. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  6. ""Winning in Hong Kong Sister's Champion" Liu Qianting Lin Minxi's two old watches are similar to Liu Huiyun's resignation". Hong Kong Entertainment Appledaily. 17 October 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2018.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kayi Cheung
Miss Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Sandy Lau

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