20 Things You Didn't Know About Louie Castro

    Walking around London on a sunny day

    Louie Castro was born and raised in Macau. His father was Portuguese and mother Shanghainese. His music interest comes from his father who plays six different instruments and sings in five different languages. Louie has always loved singing. At 17, he took part in several singing competitions and won. He even represented Hong Kong at the GOLDEN KITE WORLD SONG FESTIVAL and got away with their GRAND prize! His career did not limit him to only singing. He even hosted music programs and joined TVB’s “Enjoy yourself Tonight” for 10 years. He also did movies. His first movie “The Eternal Love” received a best picture nomination at the Asian Film Festival. In 1990 he decided to take a new challenge and hosted a radio program for Metro Broadcast. That lasted 10 years. Now he is currently a free-lance artist. Making singing performances all over the world!


    1. What did you do this summer?

    Travelled to 14 European countries in just 21 days. Hectic, but fun !


    2. Favourite things...

    Love buying hats, hats and more hats !!! Wonderful accessory to cover my thinning hair-line. Hahaha…


    3. Phobias...

    I hate to be cramped in a small area. I can’t even imagine what would happen if I got stuck in a lift !!! Scary !!!


    4. Things I like to do...

    I LOVE watching movies and eating food. All kinds of food ! Even street food. But it has to be clean !!!


    5. Favourite food / drinks...

    Food: (a) Japanese, (b) Thai, (c) Cantonese

    Drinks: (a) Coffee, (b) Diet Coke, (c) Tea



    6. I miss...

    My parents. R.I.P…


    7. Annoying moments...

    Hate it when people talk on their mobile phones inside a theatre. Didn’t they see the commercial telling them to SWITCH off their phones when the movie starts?


    8. I am...

    I am very good listener. I may not be able to solve their problems. But somehow just being there listening makes the whole situation for them a “little” better.


    9. Mathematic...

    Hate it !!! Was never good at it ! I still use my fingers to count things these days. Lol…


    The Grand Finale of my last concert!


    10. Singing...

    Always loved it. But never dreamt that I would become a real singer one day !!! This is a dream come true!


    11. I bet you didn't know...

    I am Mr. Cleanliness. I like things to be spot clean. Sick isn’t it ???


    12. I dislike...

    I dislike dishonest people.


    13. I love...

    Babies & dogs ! Strange enough, they love me too!


    14. Favorite season...

    I like summer. It always makes me feel happy whenever I see a warm and clear sky !!!


    Thank you Wong Sok Yee for inviting me to your TV show!

    15. Favorite saying...

    Good people will have good Karma.


    16. My inspiration...

    Comes from people who are “survivors”. People who will would work doubly hard to make their dreams come true.


    17. Quirky stuff...

    I automatically have a “special” language when I play with dogs. Its so funny ! And it seems those dogs know what I’m saying. Lol….


    18. Least favorite fruit...

    None actually. I love ALL fruits. In fact…durian is my favorite.


    19. Can't do without...

    My mobile phone.


    20. Grateful for...

    My family’s love and teaching. I have what I have today is all through their guidance.