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Celebration Events

October
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description District Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description District Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
9/2016 - 11/2017Social Innovation CEO Competition (Nine locations in different districts)A competition with experiential programmes, talks and contest to enhance understanding of "social innovation"" and ""poverty relief"" as well as to nurture capability in social entrepreneurship among students"Cross-districtsSocial Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund , Youth.gov.hk and Efficiency Unit (Tel: 2167 7345)
1/2017 – 12/2017BOCOM Mainland Study Scholarship Scheme (Not applicable)The scheme supports local secondary school graduates to pursue studies in the Mainland, thereby providing them with opportunities of continued education, nurturing young talents for Hong Kong and contributing to the societyCross-districtsBank of Communications Corporation Limited Hong Kong Branch (Tel:2841 9502 or 2841 9515 / Email: gao@bankcomm.com.hk)
1/1/2017 – 31/12/2017「馬灣健康普檢」長壽計劃 (English name not available) (G/F, New Administration Building of Ma Wan Rural Committee)To provide free medical checkups for local elderly residents, to promote healthy diet and the importance of regular exercise, as well as to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR by building a caring communityTsuen WanTsuen Wan Safe and Healthy Community Steering Committee (Tel: 2415 4599 / Email: twshc@twshc.org.hk)
2/2017 – 12/2017 35th Anniversary of Renaming Prisons Department as Correctional Services Department ((1) 1/7/2017: Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute and PMQ; (2) 2/2017 – 12/2017: Venue to be confirmed; (3) 2/2017 – 12/2017: correctional institutions, Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum, Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute, schools and community halls)A series of events include (1) co-organising the “Rehabilitation and Integration Chinese and Western Music Performance” with a charity organisation; (2) supporting the establishment of a rehabilitation-related social enterprise; and (3) organising the Rehabilitation Pioneer Project in 2017 through different activities such as education talks and summer camp, etc., in order to promote community education on supporting offender rehabilitation, with a view to building an inclusive communityCross-districts(1)   Music for Our Young Foundation; (2) The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong and other organisation (To be confirmed); (3) Correctional Services Department and community stakeholders (Tel: 2582 5184 / Email: lam_wk@csd.gov.hk)
3/2017 - 10/2017The 7th Hong Kong Volunteer Award (18 districts in Hong Kong)To recognise the contributions of volunteers and pay tribute to volunteers with outstanding achievements. An award is specially introduced to commend volunteers who have participated in volunteering continuously in the past 20 yearsCross-districtsAgency for Volunteer Service (Tel: 2527 3825 / Email: hkva@avs.org.hk)
3/2017 - 12/2017City Dress Up: Blossoming Stairs (20 locations in different districts)To decorate some outdoor staircases with flower motifs derived from the collection of the Hong Kong Museum of ArtCross-districtsLeisure and Cultural Services Department, Collaborators: Make a Difference Institute and Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong (Tel: 2721 0116 / Email: hkmaenquiries@lcsd.gov.hk)
1/3/2017 onwardsOpening of the Jin Yong Gallery at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum (Hong Kong Heritage Museum)The Gallery will feature martial arts novels of Dr Louis Cha (pen name Jin Yong) and the influence of his novels on Hong Kong's popular cultureSha TinHong Kong Heritage Museum (Tel: 2180 8188 / Email: hkhm@lcsd.gov.hk)
4/3/2017 - 3/11/2017 (Tentative)Hong Kong Students Design Competition of Fei Cui Jewellery in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Reunification of Hong Kong with China (4/3/2017 (Launching Ceremony): Grand Piazza, Hall 3E South Concourse, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 3/11/2017 (Award Presentation Ceremony): (To be confirmed))A competition to kindle students’ creativity in jewellery design and encourage them to express their feelings through their design towards the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s reunification with the Motherland and to enhance their literacy on Chinese culture and artCross-districtsHong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association (HKJJA) (Tel:2543 0543 / Email:hkjja@hkjja.org)
4/2017 - 12/2017Extensive Cultural Exchange Tour (22/4/2017 – 23/4/2017 (Hong Kong to Guangzhou); 20/6/2017 – 25/6/2017 (Hong Kong to Poland); 3/8/2017 – 11/8/2017 (Hong Kong to Xinjian) ; 22/12/2017 – 27/12/2017(Hong Kong to Guizhou))Four cultural exchange trips for students aiming to deepen their understanding of the history, culture, technology and economic development of the Mainland and overseasNot applicableThe Chinese History and Culture Initiative Ltd (Tel:2869 1600 / Email:info@chcin.org)
4/2017 – 11/2017Paradigm Shift: Post-97 Hong Kong Cinema (Various venues of Hong Kong International Film Festival for screening, panel discussions and exhibitions)To give recognition to the local film industry through a series of film shows and a special programme targeting at youth audienceCross-districtsCreate Hong Kong (Tel: 2970 3300 / Email: info@hkiff.org.hk)
4/2017 – 12/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Hong Kong Reunification Cup Gateball Open 2017 (Shek Yam Lei Muk Road Park and Tai Hang Tung Recreation Ground)A competition to encourage the competing teams to demonstrate team spirit, enhance their skills and promote gateball to the publicCross-districtsHong Kong China Gateball Association (Tel:2385 6082 / Email:hkgba@hkolympic.org)
3/4/2017 - 18/12/2017Hong Kong Awards for Industries and the Awards Presentation Ceremony (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (venue of the Awards Presentation Ceremony))To recognise the outstanding achievements of Hong Kong enterprises in pursuit of high technology and high value-added activities, and commend excellence in various aspects of their performanceWan ChaiTrade and Industry Department (Tel: 2398 5551 / Email: hkai@tid.gov.hk)
7/4/2017 – 20/10/2017 (Every Friday)Hong Kong Shuttlecock League 2017 (Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre and Po Kong Village Road Sports Centre)A competition to promote shuttlecock to the public and encourage them to participate in sports activities, with a view to building a healthy and harmonious societyCross-districtsHong Kong Shuttlecock Association (Tel:2504 8134 / Email:enquiry@hkshuttlecock.org)
28/4/2017 – 8/10/2017“Pirates of the South China Sea: Chasing Cheung Po Tsai and the Port Cities” Exhibition (Hong Kong Maritime Museum)An event comprises academic symposium and exhibition featuring three pieces of 200-year-old oil paintings depicting the fierce battle between Cheung Po Tsai and Qing troops at Chek Lap Kok and the north of Lantau Island, a digital animation of the Pacifying the South China Sea and some ship models to enable the public to understand the maritime history of Hong Kong Central and Western Hong Kong Maritime Museum (Tel: 3713 2500 / Email: info@hkmaritimemuseum.org)
5/2017 - 10/2017Sports Campaign for Junior Police Call members (Venue to be confirmed) Various types of sports activities for members of Junior Police Call to promote sports in the communityTo be confirmedPolice Public Relations Branch, Hong Kong Police Force (Tel: 2860 6157 / Email: jpc-office-1-pprb@police.gov.hk)
1/5/2017 – 18/11/2017中華文化快鏡(2017)- 一帶一路文明的溝通 (English name not available) (18/11/2017(Presentation Ceremony): 2/F, Hong Kong Olympic House)A video competition to enhance the understanding of Chinese culture among students as well as to promote Chinese culture to countries along the Belt and Road through camera lens of students, with a view to promoting cultural exchange and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsCentum Charitas Foundation Limited (Tel: 2319 9650 / Email: secretary@charity-online.org)
5/2017 – 12/2017Basic Law Roving Exhibitions (13/5/2017 – 14/5/2017: Winsor; 24/6/2017 – 25/6/2017: Metro City Plaza II (The other four venues: to be confirmed))In addition to an exhibition introducing the content and implementation of the Basic Law, there are interative computer games and stall games at the venue, helping the public understand more about the Basic LawCross districts Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (Tel: 2810 2161 / Email: cmabenq@cmab.gov.hk)
10/5/2017 – 15/6/2017及10/2017(Tentative)Revamping Hong Kong Lion Design 2017 (Exhibition: 10/5/2017–15/6/2017, 18 Districts in Hong Kong; 10/2017(Award Ceremony): To be confirmed)A design competition for traditional lion head with the theme of 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, core values of Hong Kong or the Belt and Road. Excellent works are selected for exhibition tour in Hong Kong and the Mainland Cross-districtsHa Kwok Cheung Dragon & Lion Dancing Development Foundation Ltd (Tel: 2770 1773 / Email: ha_kc@ymail.com)
18/5/2017 – 24/11/2017 (To be confirmed)Ten Outstanding Young Persons Selection 2017On this occasion of celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the event is organised to give recognition to ten young persons aged from 18 to 40 selected by a panel of judges in appreciation of their outstanding performance in the respective professions and their contributions to the community, encourage them to shape a better future for Hong KongTo be confirmedJunior Chamber International Hong Kong (Tel:2543 8913 / Email: toyp@jcihk.org)
25/5/2017 – 15/12/2017Create Your District Competition 2017 (Various locations)Programmes include launching ceremony, “Create Your District” Competition for local secondary school students, workshop and guided tour, award presentation ceremony and post-competition exhibition, etc., with the aim to encourage students to explore Sham Shui Po which is of high historical value with rich cultural traditions, and to review its town planning for further sustainable growthCross-districtThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Tel: 2526 3679 / Email: hkis.mapcomp@creativegp.com)
1/6/2017 – 31/3/2018Mission Healthy Greens - Diana: Star Life Star Bright (Wong Tai Sin District, Sham Shui Po District and Kwun Tong District)Free replacement of indoor lighting with LED tubes and light bulbs, and installation of showers with “Water Efficiency Label” targeting at needy residents of public housing estates in Wong Tai Sin, Sham Shui Po and Kwun Tong, also encouraging energy efficiency and low carbon lifestyle on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsMission Healthy Greens Limited (Tel: 3520 3692 / Email: caringco.service@mhg.org.hk)
6/2017 - 11/2017 (Tentative) "Hong Kong∞Impression"" Exhibition (City Gallery and Edinburgh Place)"Interactive exhibits and a series of activities to showcase the achievements in city planning and infrastructure development in Hong Kong over the past 20 years and the outlook for future developmentCentral and WesternPlanning Department (Tel: 3102 1242 / Email: enquiry@citygallery.gov.hk)
6/2017 - 6/2020 (Tentative)City Dress Up: Seats ‧ Together (20 locations in 18 districts)A major public art project featuring a range of aesthetically and functionally appealing seats created by local young creative talents for enjoyment by the public in selected Leisure and Cultural Services Department parks in 18 districtsCross-districtsLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2512 3000 / Email: apo@lcsd.gov.hk)
6/2017 - 12/2017Talk Series on Chinese Culture 2017 (Hong Kong Central Library)A series of talks and workshops presented by scholars of Chinese Culture to promote Chinese cultureWan ChaiLeisure and Cultural Services Department and Hok Hoi Library (Tel: 2921 0285 / Email: hkcldh@lcsd.gov.hk)
1/6/2017 – 31/12/2017International Kamcha Competition 2017 (Hong Kong Style Milk Tea) - Returning Special (7/2017(Preliminary – Hong Kong Region): Plaza Hollywood, 8/2017(Final – Hong Kong Region): Hall 5, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)A competition to be held in Hong Kong and different cities with a view to promoting Hong Kong style milk tea and “Cha Chan Tang” culture and enhancing the development of the coffee and tea industry in Hong KongCross-districtsAssociation of Coffee and Tea of Hong Kong Limited (Tel:3181 4488 / Email:info@coffee-tea.hk)
6/2017 – 12/2017 Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR – Community Care in Action – Home visits to elderly (Sha Tin District)Young people in the community to take part in community care action by paying home visits to elderlySha TinSha Tin Youth Service Corps and Sha Tin District Office (Tel: 2158 5367 / Email: dost@had.gov.hk)
6/2017 – 10/2017The 35th Hong Kong Handball Open Competition (Handball Court, Choi Hung Road Playground)A handball competition for participating teams to demonstrate team spirit and enhance their skills, as well as to promote handball to the public and build a healthy and harmonious society on this occasion of the 20th anniversary of HKSARWong Tai SinHandball Association of Hong Kong, China (Tel: 2504 8119 / Email: info@handball.org.hk)
1/6/2017 – 31/12/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary e-Bill and Autopay Win-Win-Win (Various locations)To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and the 128th anniversary of HK Electric, incentive award or charity donation to local green groups will be provided to encourage the public to switch from paper bills to e-bills and autopay, with the aim to promote environmental-friendly and low carbon lifestyle, as well as to foster a caring communityCross-districtsThe Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (Tel: 8102 0123 / Email: cs@hkelectric.com)
6/2017 – 12/2017Banks and the Community. We care, we share (Various locations)Volunteers from the banking industry in partnership with disabled employees of social enterprises to provide food aid services to the underprivileged , with a view to promoting social inclusiveness and fostering a caring communityCross-districtsThe Hong Kong Association of Banks (Tel: 2521 1160 / Email: info@hkab.org.hk)
6/2017 – 12/2017Basic Law Parent-child Workshops (3/6/2017 – 4/6/2017: Mikiki (The other five venues: to be confirmed))In addition to an exhibition introducing the content and implementation of the Basic Law, there are various parent-child workshops, interactive story-telling sessions and a mega board game at the venue, helping the public to understand more about the Basic LawCross districtsConstitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (Tel: 2810 2161 / Email: cmabenq@cmab.gov.hk)
6/2017 – 12/2017Basic Law Mobile Game Booth (Various sports centres of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department)To promote the Basic Law through interactive computer games, helping the public to understand more about the Basic LawCross districtsConstitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (Tel: 2810 3908 / Email: basiclaw@cmab.gov.hk)
6/2017 – 3/201820th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR Activity - Dream Helmsmen 2017 (Various locations)Through various programmes such as leadership training camps, caring community services, creativity workshops, “Teens@Civics”, celebrities symposium and sharing session, etc., participating teenagers are expected to build up leadership skills and community spirit Cross-districtsEast Kowloon Youth Society Limited (Tel: 3563 7790 / Email: info@ekys.org.hk)
6/2017 – 6/2018BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards (Various locations)A series of activities including 2016 Prize Presentation, 2017 Launching Ceremony, factory visits, sharing luncheon and seminar. etc., to recognise the achievement of the participating enterprises in helping to reduce pollution in Hong Kong and the Pan Pearl River Delta region, encouraging them to continue their efforts and social responsibilities in contributing an environmental-friendly city for the benefits of the future generations Cross-districtsFederation of Hong Kong Industries (Tel: 2732 3188 / Email: bocawards@fhki.org.hk)
6/2017 – 12/2017CFSS‧INNOVATION‧STREAM in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (The Chinese Foundation Secondary School)Activities including 3D Printing and Robotics Fair, 360° Virtual Reality Experience and Science Carnival which are open to public, enhancing the understanding of both students and the community on innovation and technology on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAREasternThe Chinese Foundation Secondary School (Tel: 2904 7322 / Email: info@cfss.edu.hk)
6/2017 – 10/2017The 10th Wong Tai Sin District Outstanding Students' Selection (Wong Tai Sin District)On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, outstanding students of the district will be provided with training opportunities to develop their leadership skills with a view to preparing them as community leadersWong Tai SinEast Kowloon Youth Society Limited (Tel: 3563 7790 / Email: info@ekys.org.hk)
6/2017 – 11/20172017 Outstanding Import and Export Enterprise Awards (Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)An event to recognise outstanding import and export enterprises, promote successful experience, and cohere the trade, with a view to grasping the opportunities arising from the reunification Wan ChaiThe Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association (Tel: 2544 8474 / Email: info@hkciea.org.hk)
6/2017 – 11/2017Bank of Communications Hong Kong Secondary Students Scholarship Programme (Not Applicable)A scholarship programme aims to arouse students’ learning interest and stretch their potential, with the aim to enlighten them on maintaining the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong as well as the country, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARNot ApplicableBank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch (Tel: 2841 9502 / 2841 9515 / Email: gao@bankcomm.com.hk)
6/2017 – 12/2017Allshopping H.K. 3D Youth Mascot Design Competition & the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (18 Districts in Hong Kong)A competition aims to discover more talented designers in Hong Kong and encourage teenagers’ creativity to flourishCross districts Hong Kong Commerces and Industry Associations Limit (Tel: 3678 8838 / Email: info@allshoppinghk.com)
6/2017 – 10/2017I Love Hong Kong Competition (18 Districts in Hong Kong)Activities include colouring competition and first day cover design competition under the themes of “I love Hong Kong” and “Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR”, with a view to fostering social integration and bringing positive energy to the communityCross districts Youth Kwun Tong (Tel: 2344 1621 / Email: youthkwuntong@gmail.com)
1/6/2017 - 26/11/2017HSBC Community Partnership Programme 2017 (Across 18 districts in Hong Kong)A series of activities to encourage public engagement of the Programme and HSBC Community Festival which comprises a wide variety of interactive games and live performances for public participation, aiming to help the disadvantaged and foster a more caring and inclusive societyCross-districtsThe Hong Kong Council of Social Service (Tel: 2876 2438 / Email: cpp@hkcss.org.hk)
6/2017 – 7/2018Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai (Hong Kong Arts Centre, Revenue Tower , Southorn Playground and Lampposts ani-com décor around Comix Home Base)Wan Chai’s public spaces are transformed into comic clusters by established and emerging local artists, inspired by the past, present and future of Wan Chai and Hong KongWan ChaiHong Kong Arts Centre (Tel: 2582 0229 / Email: efung@hkac.org.hk)
2/6/2017 - 18/10/2017Eternal Life - Exploring Ancient Egypt (Hong Kong Science Museum)To display about 200 precious artefacts from ancient Egypt and the researches on mummies using the latest imaging technologyYau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department and British Museum (Tel: 2732 3223 / Email: enquiries@hk.science.museum)
3/6/2017 – 8/12/2017慶祝香港特別行政區成立二十周年「中國心 兩地情」系列活動 (English name not available) (Various locations)For celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, a series of programmes include seminar, photo exhibition, thematic film, online competition and historical photo exhibition of Hong Kong. etc. are conducted to enhance the public’s understanding of the history of Hong Kong Cross-districtsAll-China Women’s Federation Hong Kong Delegates Association Limited (Tel: 3590 8781 / Email: all.chinawfhk@gmail.com)
9/6/2017 – 31/12/2017Climate Change and My Smart City Experience Centre (ZCB 8 Sheung Yuet Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon)Enriched by Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and various gamifications to arouse public interest in smart city, visitors will have a real life experience of smart city technologiesKwun TongConstruction Industry Council – ZCB and Development Bureau (Tel: 2100 9800 / Email: zcb@cic.hk)
14/6/2017 – 1/2018 香港青年:一帶一路之慶回歸暨哈爾濱考察 (English name not available) (Harbin)A visit with exchange forum for youth from Hong Kong to introduce our city and the successful implementation of “one country, two systems” to the youth from Mainland and Russia, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARNot applicable Association for the Promotion of Hong Kong Heilongjiang Economy (Tel: 3759 8445 / 3759 8497 / Email: admin@heilongjiang.com.hk)
25/6/2017, 2/7/2017, 9/7/2017 and 9/2017 - 12/2017音樂無界限音樂義教計劃2017 (English name not available) (25/6/2017, 2/7/2017 and 9/7/2017: New Home Association Kowloon West Service Centre; 9/2017 - 12/2017: Caritas Lok Mo Integrated Vocational Training Centre)A programme providing free music courses to children from grass-rooted families with the aim to foster a caring and harmonious communityCross-districtsMusic Zone Foundation Association (Tel: 2380 7321 / 8100 3828 / Email: musiczonefoundation@gmail.com)
29/6/2017 - 15/10/2017The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors (Hong Kong Heritage Museum)To feature around 200 artefacts of the Yangxindian to reveal to the public its political, historical and cultural importance in historySha TinLeisure and Cultural Services Department and The Palace Museum (Tel: 2721 0116 / Email: hkmaenquiries@lcsd.gov.hk)
7/2017 – 10/2017 Sham Shui Po District Outstanding Youth Award (Application: (3/7/2017 - 22/9/2017: Application; 21/10/2017: Interview)To recognise those young persons with outstanding performance in the areas of academic, arts, sports, career, leadership potential and contributions to the community of the district, hoping to encourage them to continue to contribute and prepare for the opportunities aheadNot applicable Sham Shui Po District Youth Programme Committee (Tel: 2150 8185 / Email: dossp@had.gov.hk)
7/2017 – 11/2017 Sham Shui Po District Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award (3/7/2017 - 22/9/2017: Application; 4/11/2017: Interview)To recognise those young volunteers with commitments and contributions to the society of the district, hoping to inspire more young people to participate in voluntary services and contribute to the societyNot applicable Sham Shui Po District Youth Programme Committee (Tel: 2150 8185 / Email: dossp@had.gov.hk)
7/2017 – 12/2017Basic Law Mobile Resource Centre (Various public and private housing estates)To promote the Basic Law through exhibition panels, interactive computer games and stall games, helping the public to understand more about the Basic LawCross districtsConstitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (Tel: 2810 3908 / Email: basiclaw@cmab.gov.hk)
7/2017 – 3/2018Get to Know the Basic Law@Let's Join in 2017 (Various locations)Activities include orienteering competition, exhibition, Basic Law online quiz and photo-taking competition, etc., with the aim to enhance the community's understanding of the Basic Law Cross-districtsEast Kowloon Youth Society Limited (Tel: 3563 7790 / Email: info@ekys.org.hk)
1/7/2017 – 31/10/2017慶回歸玉器文化藝術推廣月(English name not available) (Canton Road Jade Street)Activities include exhibition, jade authentication and display stalls, etc., with the aim to promote art and culture of jade artifacts, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARYau Tsim MongHong Kong and Kowloon Jade Merchants and Workers Union Association (Tel: 9461 5922 / 9017 4553)
7/2017 – 8/2017, 15/10/2017慶祝回歸20周年 - 十八區親子健康烹飪比賽 (English name not available) (7/2017 – 8/2017 Preliminary: 18 districts in Hong Kong; 15/10/2017 Finals: Towngas cooking center)An event includes cooking contest to promote harmonious family relationship and healthy diet in the community, during whichthe underprivileged participants will also be served by guest chefs Cross districtsThe Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Tel: 2963 2728)
7/2017 – 12/20172017 Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (Cocoon, 3/F Citicorp Centre)A campaign to provide young people of Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen with the opportunities to participate in the development of Qianhai as well as to foster cooperation of the three places in various aspects, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARWan ChaiQianhai International Liaison Services Ltd (Tel:3462 9800)
7/2017 – 12/201720 Styles of Hong Kong Kung Fu (Not applicable)Joining hands with Wushu sector, the organiser introduces and demonstrates an exercise “Hong Kong 20” at 18 districts with a view to giving positive energy to the community and share the joy of reunificationNot applicableHong Kong 20th Birthday (Tel: 2799 7688)
7/2017 – 12/2017Mothers of Hong Kong (Not applicable)An event to invite for photos of “Mothers of Hong Kong” and upload the photobook on internet for sharing, aiming to praise all mothers, in the celebration of Hong Kong’s return to the MotherlandNot applicableHong Kong 20th Birthday (Tel: 2799 7688)
7/2017 – 12/2017Cherish Angel Charity 2017 Public Welfare Campaigns (Various locations)Activities include visiting the elderly, visits to theme park and cruise by low income families, volunteer mission in the Mainland and performances for the elderly, fostering a harmonious and caring communityCross-districtCherish Angel Charity Limited (Tel: 2877 8685)
2/7/2017 - 9/10/2017 The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Longevity and Virtues: Birthday Celebrations of the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowagers (Hong Kong Museum of History)Through the Qing court rite, this exhibition features the cultural significance of birthday celebrations in China and the tradition of the moral pursuit of respect for the agedYau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department and The Palace Museum (Tel: 2724 9042 / Email: hkmh@lcsd.gov.hk)
8/7/2017 – 9/7/2017, 12/8/2017 – 13/8/2017, 23/9/2017 – 24/9/2017 and 21/10/2017 – 22/10/2017King Yin Lei Public Open Days 2017 (King Yin Lei, 45 Stubbs Road)To open King Yin Lei for the public to enjoy free visits of the declared monument to learn of its architectural features and history, during which on-spot docent services, an exhibition of the antique furniture and the screening of a documentary about King Yin Lei will be arranged Wan ChaiCommissioner for Heritage’s Office of the Development Bureau (Tel: 2848 6230 / Email: kyl@devb.gov.hk)
23/7/2017 and 8/10/2017“The Voice @ Hong Kong” Singing Competition 2017 (Preliminary Round: 23/7/2017, Singing Square; Final Round: 8/10/2017, Po Leung Kuk Cho Kwai Chee Energetic Youth Club, 38 Wang Yip Street East, Yuen Long)A singing competition cum carnival to demonstrate the uniqueness of Hong Kong and help enhance social cohesion as well as neighbourhood relationshipCross-districtsPo Leung Kuk (Tel: 2277 8888 / Email: plkinfo@poleungkuk.org.hk)
30/7/2017 and 2/10/2017Cheer for Hong Kong - Kwun Tong Joint-school Singing Contest and Concert (30/7/2017(Preliminary contest): Lam Tin (East) Community Hall; 2/10/2017(Final and singing concert): To be confirmed)Programmes include singing contest and concert. Students will play “Canton Pop” classics to recall the wonderful memories of audience and look forward together on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARKwun TongYouth Kwun Tong (Tel: 2344 1621 / Email: youthkwuntong@gmail.com)
9/2017 –12/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR – "Made in NatureTo promote `Green Living’ and to let participants learn about the relationship between Chinese calendar and agriculture, there will be a 4-month organic farming activity with workshops on Chinese organic products and cooking. Elderly will be recruited as volunteers to promote social-inclusion among generations. Green Home & Laboratory Kitchen, Cheng Yu Tung Building, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong)"Sha Tin District National Education Committee (Tel: 2158 5447 / Email: camelia_sy_tse@had.gov.hk)
8/2017 – 12/2017“Happy Moments of Family” Snapshot Competition (set up photo collecting booths across 18 districts)A snapshot competition to collect photographs of happy family gatherings for the production of photograph mosaics to be displayed during the 10th anniversary publicity event of the Family Council in December 2017, with the aim to foster family ties and a caring community, and also for celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of HKSARCross-districtsFamily Council and Home Affairs Bureau (Tel: 3509 7092 / Email: secretariat_family_council@hab.gov.hk)
8/2017 – 31/3/20182017/18 Give a Day, Get a Disney Day (GADGADD) Volunteer Scheme (18 Districts in Hong Kong)A reward scheme for family volunteers, with a view to encouraging volunteerism and fostering a caring society on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsAgency for Volunteer Service (Tel: 2527 3825 / Email: frp@avs.org.hk)
8/2017 – 10/2017The 4th Inauguration Ceremony of the Executive Committee of the Federation of outstanding Students (Hong Kong) Cum The Prize Giving Ceremony of the Outstanding Student Election of New Territories 2017 and A dialogue on the future of Hong Kong (Hotel in the district)Programmes include a seminar to share views on the future of Hong Kong as well as a ceremony to recognise the efforts and achievements of outstanding students, in celebration of the reunificationSha TinFederation of New Territories Youth (Tel:2652 9123 / Email: info@fnty.org.hk)
8/2017 and 10/2017Construction of a footbridge in Liuzhu Village, Yanshan county, Yunnan cum Interflow Camp in Hong Kong (Liuzhu Village of Yanshan county in Yunnan and Hong Kong)In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the organiser will gather young volunteers from local and Mainland universities to help build a footbridge in Liuzhu Village of Yanshan county in Yunnan to help ease the local transport problems. Young volunteers will gather together to join an interflow camp in Hong Kong to share and consolidate experience in community services and to promote cultural exchangeNot applicable Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) Charitable Foundation (Tel: 2742 4668 / Email: info@bridgetochina.org.hk)
8/2017 – 12/2017Events Presentation in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Various locations)A series of activities aims to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, and promote family and social harmony, including Wan Chai Fun-filled Lawn Carnival cum Opening Ceremony, Happy Family Carnival and Fun Day etc.Wan ChaiWan Chai District Office (Tel: 2835 1329 / Email: dowc@had.gov.hk)
5/8/2017, 23/9/2017, 21/10/2017 and 24/11/2017Rehabilitation Services Promotion (Kick Off Ceremony: 5/8/2017, Tin Chak Vocational Services Centre / Yao Ling Sun Hostel; Open Days: 23/9/2017, Wing Lung Bank Golden Jubilee Sheltered Workshop and Hostel; and 21/10/2017, PLK 82 Hin Keng Centre; Closing Ceremony: 24/11/2017, Li Shiu Chung Memorial Rehabilitation Centre)A promotion campaign to let the public better understand the development of rehabilitation services in the past 20 years, and through performances by disabled people, to demonstrate their artistic talent and skills, for fostering an inclusive and caring societyCross-districtsPo Leung Kuk (Tel: 2277 8888 / Email: plkinfo@poleungkuk.org.hk)
9/2017 - 11/2017The Art-Tune: A Gramophone remembrance of Hong Kong and Shanghai (Hong Kong Central Library)The exhibition features the history of the record trading industry between Hong Kong and the Mainland in the mid-twentieth century, mainly about the intricate relationship between two record corporations in Shanghai and Hong KongWan ChaiLeisure and Cultural Services Department and China Record Corporation (Tel: 2921 0259 / Email: hkcl-arc@lcsd.gov.hk)
9/2017 – 13/10/2017Promotion of Kwun Tong District Fire Safety Competition (Kwun Tong District)To enhance consciousness of primary and secondary school students on fire safety through organising various competitionsKwun TongKwun Tong District Fire Safety Committee (Tel: 2793 2927 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
15/9/2017Joint Schools Performance in Celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China cum the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Yau Tong Community Hall)A stage variety show performed by primary and secondary school students in Kwun Tong District to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARKwun TongKwun Tong District Civic Education Committee and Kwun Tong District Office (Tel: 2171 7475 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
9/10/2017Sau Mau Ping Area Celebration Activity for the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR and 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China (A Chinese restaurant in Sau Mau Ping Shopping Centre)A dinner reception and stage performance to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China with residents of Sau Mau Ping areaTo be confirmedSau Mau Ping Area Committee (Tel: 2717 9802 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
9/2017 – 12/2017 (Tentative)Mini & Youth Hockey Tournament (5-aside) (Hing Wah Street Playground (Tentative))A hockey tournament for young players to promote the sport and healthy life style, on this occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR Sham Shui PoThe Hong Kong Hockey Association (Tel: 2782 4932 / Email: hkha@hockey.org.hk)
9/2017 - 11/2017 (Tentative) Sincerely yours - Personal Letters of Tsinghua Scholars (Tentative title) (18/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong)To showcase letters written by 130 influential scholars of Tsinghua University, with the aim to enhance the public’s understanding of the intellectual life in 20th century of China, on this occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARKowloon CityCity University of Hong Kong (Tel: 3442 9129)
2/9/2017 – 31/12/2017A Series of Activities on the Arts of Sit and Mei (South and North of China performing arts) (Auditorium of Shatin Town Hall, HK Space Museum, Exhibition Hall of City Hall)Activities include performances on Mei Lan Fong and Sit Kok Sin, conference and exhibition to arouse the interest of youngsters in arts of the two masters with a view to bringing out their love of the countryCross-districtsHong Kong Association of Cantonese Opera Scholars & China Academy of Culture Limited (Tel: 2559 2265 / Email: wenhuayuan@cefc.co)
9/2017 – 12/2017InnoTech Month 2017 (Various locations) InnoTech Month 2017 will offer the general public and the innovation and technology industry a wide range of activities, including roadshows, exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, forums, a carnival, industry conferences, industry seminars, etc. To mark the beginning of a series of fabulous events for the InnoTech Month 2017, the InnoTech Month 2017 Roadshow cum Kick-off Ceremony will be held on a specially designed mobile truck on 30 September in Tsim Sha Tsui. The truck will then visit various districts over the territory for two consecutive weeks to promote the concept of smart living and activities of the InnoCarnival 2017 to the publicCross-districtsInnovation and Technology Commission (Tel: 2810 3285/Email: Esther.lee@itc.gov.hk)
22/9/2017 - 1/10/2017To Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Basic Law Calligraphy Inscriptions Exhibition (Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Central Library)To exhibit Basic Law Calligraphy Inscriptions with the aim to enhance the public's knowledge of the Basic LawWan ChaiThe Chinese Manufactures' Association of Hong Kong (Tel: 2542 8621 / Email: info@cma.org.hk)
23/9/2017 (Preliminary) and 22/10/2017 (Final)Reunification Trophy Youth Live Singing Contest 2017 (Preliminary Contest: Cheung Wah Community Hall; Final Contest: North District Hall Auditorium)A singing contest with participants exchanging skils and sharing experiences with music experts and artists and singers to join as guest performers with live band as accompaniment, on this occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARNorth North District Juvenile Association Limited (Tel: 2639 9550 / Email: ndja@ndja.org.hk)
24/9/2017 - 2/10/2017InnoTech Expo 2017 (Hall 3F-G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)An exhibition to showcase China’s significant technology and innovation achievements in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR covering periods from ancient to present in three major areas namely “Astronomy”; “Informatics” and “Oceanography”, featuring also outstanding local innovation and technology projectsWan ChaiOur Hong Kong Foundation (Tel:2603 3001 / Email: events@ourhkfoundation.org.hk)
30/9/2017 – 2/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Netball Festival (To be confirmed)A netball tournament across different age groups and divisions to promote netball sports and foster a healthy lifestyle Cross-districtsHong Kong Netball Associarion (Tel: 2504 8208 / Email: hkna@hkolympic.org)
22/10/2017 & 17-31/1/2018Countdown to the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 (22/10/2017: Harbour City Ocean Terminal Main Concourse, Tsim Sha Tsui); Race Festival - Hong Kong Stopover (17-31/1/2018: Kai Tak Runway Park)The Volvo Ocean Race is the toughest sailing challenge on the planet. Hong Kong will host its first ever stopover. It will start from Spain on 22 October 2017. A countdown event will be held on the same date. During the race carnival held on 17-31 January 2018, Kai Tak Runway Park will be transformed into an entertainment hub with sailing races, live music performances, etc.Cross-districtsHong Kong Sailing Federation (Tel: 2504 8159 / Email: vorhk@sailing.org.hk)
10/2017Junior Police Call Inter-District Dragon Boat Charity Race 2017 (Shing Mun River, Shatin)A charity race of dragon boat and cheering team competitions to develop team spirit of the young people and to help the needySha TinPolice Public Relations Branch, Hong Kong Police Force (Tel: 2860 6157 / Email: jpc-office-1-pprb@police.gov.hk)
13/10/2017Tea Reception for Elderly in Celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China cum the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR for Kwun Tong Central Area (A Chinese restaurant at Tsui Ping Shopping Center in Kwun Tong)A tea reception to celebrate the National Day and the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR and to show care to the elderly in Kwun Tong Central areaKwun Tong DistrictKwun Tong Central Area Committee (Tel: 2171 7486 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
2/10/2017National Day Carnival (Roman Amphitheatre , On Tat Estate, Kwun Tong)To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and the National Day with the residents in Sze Shun through organising a large-scale entertainment programme featuring on-stage performance, game booths and handicraft demonstrationKwun TongSze Shun Area Committee (Tel: 2349 6169 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
9/2017 – 2/2018Healthy Estates Programmes in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Kwun Tong District)The programmes aim to enhance the awareness of health and national identity of residentsKwun Tong DistrictKwun Tong Healthy City Steering Committee, Kwun Tong Central Area Committees, Kwun Tong South Area Committees, Kwun Tong West Area Committees, Sze Shun Area Committees, Sau Mau Ping Area Committees, Lam Tin Area Committees and non-government organisations (Tel: 2171 7484 / Email: dokt@had.gov.hk)
9/2017 – 2/2018Healthy School Programme in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Kwun Tong District)The programmes aim to enhance the awareness of health and national identity of pupilsKwun Tong DistrictKwun Tong Healthy City Steering Committee and non-government organisations (Tel: 2171 7484 / Email: info@kthcsc.com)
10/2017 – 12/2017“Joy” us Hiking (Various country parks)A series of hiking activities for local citizens and overseas visitors to explore the scenic beauty, heritage and biodiversity of the country parksCross-districtsAgriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (Tel: 2418 1455 / Email: nature@afcd.gov.hk)
10/2017 – 12/2017“Energy •COME Sham Shui Po” Guided Tours (Sham Shui Po District)Guided tours to show participants around the revitalised historical buildings and other scenic spots in Sham Shui Po, showcasing the development of the district and fostering a sense of belonging as well as social cohesiveness in the communitySham Shui PoSham Shui Po District Office (Tel: 2150 8152 / Email: dossp@had.gov.hk)
10/2017 – 12/2017Sham Shui Po District Schools Drama Tour on Fire Safety (Primary Schools and Kindergarten in Sham Shui Po)To arrange local drama troupe to visit primary schools and kindergartens in Sham Shui Po district and perform fire safety drama shows to spread the message of fire safety , encouraging students to show concern about the community Sham Shui Po DistrictSham Shui Po District Fire Safety Committee (Tel; 2150 8158 / Email: dossp@had.gov.hk)
10/2017 – 11/2017 (Tentative)The 170th Anniversary Parade of Man Mo Temple cum Autumn Sacrificial Rites (Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Man Mo Temple)The sedan chairs carrying the 2 deities will lead the procession and start the parade from the Sheung Wan Cultural Squareto Man Mo Temple, where the Autumn Sacrificial Rites are to be held to pray for peace and prosperity for the people of Hong Kong, with a view to promoting Chinese traditional culture as well as building a harmonious communityCentral and WesternTung Wah Group of Hospitals (Tel:2859 7612 / Email:enquiry@tungwah.org.hk)
1/10/2017TWGHs Joint Primary School Soccer Fun Day (The soccer pitch of Victoria Park)Joint Primary School Soccer Fun Day to share the beliefs of Soccer Ambassador Programme and to recognise students’ achievements, with a view to building a healthy and harmonious societyWan ChaiTung Wah Group of Hospitals (Tel:2589 7666 / Email:enquiry@tungwah.org.hk)
1/10/2017 – 30/11/2017Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong - Rediscovering Nippon - 2017 (Various places in Hong Kong)A wide range of events promoting Japan culture and lifestyle to the public, including cultural performances, sports, arts, seminars, education, promotions, food, film shows, etc., with a view to fostering cultural exchangesand celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsConsulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong (Tel: 2252 1184 / Email: infojp@hn.mofa.go.jp)
1/10/2017 – 2/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR Fencing Invitation Competition (Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre)A competition for community fencing clubs coming from China, Macau, Chinese Taipei and South-East Asia countries/regions for fencing elites to exchange skills, and to promote fencing sport, on this occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARYuen LongUnion Fencing Club (Tel: 9233 4731 / Email: info@ufc.org.hk)
10/2017TWGHs Joint Primary School Soccer Ambassador Programme – Soccer Ambassador Exchange Journey to Japan (Hong Kong to Japan)An exchange programme to nurture students with character-building activities, so as to equip them with positive values and proper behavior, as well as promoting whole-person developmentNot applicableTung Wah Group of Hospitals (Tel:2589 7666 / Email:enquiry@tungwah.org.hk)
10/2017TWGHs Students Ambassadors Tour to San Francisco (Tentative title) (Hong Kong to San Francisco, USA)Through a series of training and sharing sessions to enhance secondary students' knowledge of how the HKSAR Government promotes the development and connection in economic and cultural aspects between Hong Kong and San Francisco since reunificationNot applicableTung Wah Group of Hospitals (Tel: 2589 7655 / Email: enquiry@tungwah.org.hk)
10/2017 – 11/2017Basketball Championship for Integration of Hearing Impaired Athletes and General Public - Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Sport Centre(s) of Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Tentative))A basketball competition to promote the integration of hearing-impaired athletes and public, with the aim to foster a harmonious and inclusive communityTo be confirmedHong Kong Sports Association of the Deaf Company Limited (Tel: 3104 1213 / Email: info@hksad.org.hk)
1/10/2017 – 2/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Cross-strait 4 Regions Age Group Fencing Championships (Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre)A fencing competition for the fencers from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau to enhance their skills and to promote the sport, with a view to fostering a healthy and harmonious societyKwun TongHong Kong Fencing Association (Tel: 2504 8106 / Email: info@hkfa.org.hk)
10/2017 – 6/2018The Golden Era of Football in Hong Kong (Performance venues and libraries under LCSD); Opening Ceremony (Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 14/10/2017)An exhibition to review the glorious days of Hong Kong football development in the 1950s and 1960s, inspiring young people to a positive lifestyle and to pursue brighter futureCross-districtsLam Tai Fai Charitable Foundation Limited (Tel: 2739 2822)
10/2017 - 4/2018Gentlemen Sportsmanship and Fair Play - Courtery of Archery (Shopping mall of different districts)An archery game to promote the spirit of self-improvement, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtThe Confucian Academy (Tel:2666 5926 / Email:info@confuciancademy.org.hk)
10/2017 – 12/2017New Territories Cultural Tour in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Yan Chau Tong, Sheung Shui Ta Ku Ling, Yuen Long, Sai Kung, Lantau Island)Guided tour to visit rural areas with the aim to enhance participants’ knowledge of the New Territories, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtHeung Yee Kuk New Territories (Tel:2336 1151)
2/10/2017 – 3/10/2017《天籟雲間》評彈經典書會 (English name not available) (Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall)Famous Pingtan artists of the Mainland to perform Chinese narrative musical tradition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral & WesternBrilliant Future Cultural Association of Hong Kong (Tel: 5924 7094)
3/10/2017 – 6/10/2017Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of HK's Reunification with the Motherland (Tai Hang)Fire dragon dance together with children holding yarn lights and lotus lights in the Tai Hang area to enhance festive atmosphere with a view to building a harmonious communityWan Chai Tai Hang Residents' Welfare Association (Tel: 2577 2649 / Email: taihangresidents@yahoo.com.hk)
3/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR and 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC: Mei Foo Mid-autumn Variety Show (Amphitheatre in Lai Chi Kok Park & Lingnan Garden)Programmes include exhibition of Chinese traditional lanterns, game booths, riddle guessing and variety show, to share the joy of reunification, National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival with the communitySham Shui PoMay Ching United Sport & Recreation Association Ltd (Tel:2743 8161)
4/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Sha Tin Mid-Autumn Festival Evening Variety Show 2017 (Sha Tin Park)Stage performances, Chinese traditional handicraft booths and different themed areas, etc. Festival lanterns will be displayed to enhance festive atmosphereSha TinSha Tin District Council Working Group on Festive Celebrations (Tel: 2158 5381 / Email: daisy_kl_fung@had.gov.hk)
4/10/2017Mid-Autumn Fire Dragon Event (Waterfall Bay Beach, Wah Fu Estate)Villagers and worshippers pray for good health and fortune while parading a fire-lit dragon through Pok Fu Lam Village and the nearby Waterfall Bay Park, also showcasing our heritage to touristsSouthernPok Fu Lam Village Fire Dragon Association (Tel: 6043 0768 / Email: alansiu@gmail.com)
4/10/2017 – 6/10/2017Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition of Heung To Alumni (Hong Kong Cultural Centre)Activities include calligraphy, Chinese painting and photography exhibitions to illustrate the beautiful landscape of Hong Kong and the Motherland, with the aim to carry forward Chinese cultureYau Tsim MongHeung To Middle School Alumni Association (Tel:2381 7262)
5/10/2017Korean Chamber Orchestra Concert (Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall)Award-winning Hong Kong oboist Cheng Chi yuen and Korea talented violinist Soyoung Yoon join hand with Korean Chamber Orchestra to bring audience graceful music, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral & WesternConsulate General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong (Email: admin@festivekorea.com)
5/10/2017闔家歡聚慶中秋 (English name not available) (Restaurant in Kowloon City District)Activities include dinner, singing and dancing performances, as well as lion dance for less privileged and elderly to share the joy of Mid-Autumn Festival and the reunification, with the aim to foster a caring communityKowloon CityUniversal Buddhist Merciful Association Limited (Tel: 2721 8378 / Email:info@ubms.org.hk)
6/10/2017 – 8/10/2017All Chinese celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR Football Competition (Preliminary Round: 6 Oct, 08:00 - 18:00, Happy Valley Recreation Ground; 19:30 - 22:30, Causeway Bay Sports Ground; Preliminary Round: 7 Oct, 07:00 - 10:00, Happy Valley Recreation Ground; Semi-Final: 7 Oct, 18:30 - 23:00, Happy Valley Recreation Ground; Final: 8 Oct, 14:00 - 18:00, Tsing Yi Sports Ground)A football game inviting Chinese football clubs from all over the world to join with a view to fostering the cohesiveness of Chinese ethnicCross-districtsThe Association of Harbin's Overseas Friend Limited (Tel:2367 2132)
6/10/2017 and 8/10/2017Our Frontier is a Nice Place by Song and Dance Ensemble of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (6/10/2017: Auditorium , Sha Tin Town Hall ; 8/10/2017: Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall)A project under the Belt and Road Initiative . The Song and Dance Ensemble of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps will showcase the splendor of the colourful Chinese ethnic dances Cross-districtsLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2268 7323 / Email: cp2@lcsd.gov.hk)
6/10/2017「回歸20載‧廠商會好聲音2017邀請賽」 (English name not available) (The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts)A large-scale singing contest to provide a platform to demonstrate participants’ musical talent and to promote work-life balance as well as social harmonyWan ChaiThe Chinese Manufactures' Association of Hong Kong (Tel:2851 1555)
7/10/2017 - 15/10/2017 (Tentative)Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2017 (Victoria Park Tennis Complex)An international series event sanctioned by the Women's Tennis Association. Top-notch female tennis players from around the globe will gather in Hong Kong and compete for the championshipWan ChaiHong Kong Tennis Association (Tel: 2504 8266 / Email: info@tennishk.org)
7/10/2017, 8/10/2017, 14/10/2017 and 15/10/2017Hong Kong Junior Age Group Athletic Championships 2017 (Wan Chai Sports Ground)A competition for Hong Kong athletes aged between 10 to 19 to encourage youth to participate in sports, as well as to develop their perseverance and determination for future challengesWan Chai Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association Limited (Tel: 2504 8215 / Email: inquiry@hkaaa.com)
7/10/2017Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Yau Tsim Mong Federation of Association Reception (Restaurant in the district)A reception with the local residents to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, with the aim to foster a cohesive communityYau Tsim MongYau Tsim Mong Federation of Association (Tel:2782 3686)
7/10/2017Celebration for the 20th Anniversary of the HKSAR: Luncheon with Education professionals (A hotel in the district)Activities include seminar on the implications of the Belt and Road on education sector and education practitionersTsuen WanAssociation of Hong Kong Flag-guards (Tel:2433 1633 / Email: info@ahkf.org.hk)
7/10/2017Run Light Stand 2017 (Tai Mei Tuk Dam helipad, Tai Po)A charity night run aiming to promote team spirit and foster an inclusive and harmonious community, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the reunificationTai PoHong Kong Multisports Association (Tel:8119 4312 / Email: enquiry@runlightstand.com.hk)
8/10/2017Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon (Race routes covering different regions in Kowloon and the New Territories)With its route covering 3 tunnels and 3 bridges, this Hong Kong’s biggest cycling event features elite cyclists from both local and overseasCross-districtsHong Kong Tourism Board (Tel: 2807 6326 / Email: info@hktb.com)
8/10/2017 and 4/11/2017“Hong Kong Cup” - The 7th Hong Kong Student China’s National Condition Knowledge Contest (Preliminary contest: Kowloonbay International Trade and Exhibition Centre; Final contest: Charles K. Kao Auditorium, Hong Kong Science Park)To enhance students’knowledge of the Motherland in the form of a quiz on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross districts Hong Kong Ta Kung Wen Wei Media Group Limited and Education Bureau (Tel: 2574 2424 / 2574 2225 / Email: michelleh@wenweipo.com)
8/10/2017The 45th Cross Tolo Harbour Race in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (from Tai Po Shuen Wan Sha Lan Beach to Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre)An annual swimming event open to the public’s participation for promotion of the sport and celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARTai PoTai Po Sports Association (Tel: 2664 8661 / Email: tpsa@tpsa.org.hk)
8/10/2017North District Youth Festival (Shek Wu Hui Playground)Outdoor games booths, art jamming activities and creative craft workshops, etc. will be set up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, also providing an opportunity to showcase the creative side of our younger generationNorth North District Youth Programme Committee (Tel: 2675 1869 / Email: don@had.gov.hk)
8/10/2017Old District Office North Open Day cum Scout Fun Day (Law Ting Pong Scout Centre, 15 Wan Tau Kok Lane, Tai Po, NT)Activities include antique guided tour, orienteering, booth games, scout activities, etc., with a view to promoting parent-child relationship and sharing communication skills, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of HKSARTai PoScout Association of Hong Kong (Tel: 2667 9100 / Email: nterase@scout.org.hk)
11/10/2017 – 15/10/2017Opera: Verdi's Aïda (Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)An opera in four acts produced by famous singer Warren Mok to promote arts development and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral and WesternOpera Hong Kong Ltd. (Tel:2234 0303 / Email:enquiry@operahongkong.org)
12/10/2017 – 15/10/2017The 29th World Hakka Conference (Kowloon bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre and The Hong Kong jockey Club Sha Tin Racecourse)The 29th World Hakka Conference includes a wide range of events such as the ‘Sailing Out Over the Sea’ - Multi-media Show, Hakka Cup Horse Racing, Hakka Cultural Forum, etc., to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsHong Kong Mei Zhou Association Limited (Tel: 2831 0558 / Email:hkmz@hq.com.hk)
13/10/2017 – 15/10/2017, 20/10/2017 – 22/10/2017Confucius: Revisit His 63 (Auditorium, Kwai Tsing Theatre) Programme will be presented by Artistic Director and Chief Playwright, Ko Tin-ung and Director, James Mark. An original drama production that reshapes the image of Confucius as a paragon, and unfolds the Maestro’s hidden stories that are rarely knownKwai TsingChung Ying Theatre Company (Tel: 8106 8338 / Email: communications@chungying.com)
13/10/2017 - 14/10/201740th Anniversary Concert of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall)Celebrating its 40th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra will bring audience instantly back to the starting point to revisit the repertoire of its first concert in 1977 at the same performing venueCentral and WesternHong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Tel: 3185 1600 / Email: inquiries@hkco.org)
13/10/2017YIC Career Planning Programme (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Chiang Chen Studio Theatre)Activities include seminars and visits to local firms by secondary students with a view to equipping them with the knowledge of the development of Hong Kong industries in the past two decades and preparing them for the opportunities aheadYau Tsim MongHong Kong Young Industrialists Council (Tel: 2424 1511 / Email:info@hkyic.org)
13/10/2017Primary Student Chinese Calligraphy Competition (NTWJWAL Leung Sing Tak Primary School)A children calligraphy contest with the theme of “Reunification” aims to promote Chinese culture and carry forward Chinese quintessenceTai PoJinggong Mountain Education Foundation (Tel: 2833 5208 / Email:cbc6.30@gmail.com)
13/10/2017Real Dialogue in Social Enterprise (Jockey Club Convention Hall, Hong Kong Red Cross)Programmes include keynotes, plenary sessions and workshops on the development of social enterprises to enhance the public’s understanding of and support to social enterprises , with a view to building a harmonious and caring communityYau Tsim MongThe Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises Ltd (Tel:3616 6951 / Email: info@sechamber.hk)
14/10/2017One Country Two System and its execution in Hong Kong Education Project (Kowloon Wall City Community Hall)Activities include a seminar on Basic Law and online learning materials with the aim to enhance students’ understanding of the Basic Law and One Country, Two SystemsWong Tai SinHok Yau Club (Tel: 2397 6116)
14/10/2017JUXTAPOSED Fashion X Music 2017 (Tamar Park)A large-scale fashion catwalk in the evening with music elements that features works of fashion designers from Hong Kong, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral and WesternHong Kong Fashion Designers Association (Tel: 5404 9791 / Email: juxt2017@gmail.com)
19/10/2017Opening Ceremony of the North District Elderly Activities cum Variety Show 2017-2018 (North District Town Hall, Sheung Shui)A ceremony and variety show for the elderly to showcase their talents in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARNorthNorth District Committee for Elderly Activities (Tel: 2675 1670 / Email: don@had.gov.hk)
20/10/2017 - 22/10/2017World Cultures Festival 2017 opening performance by Youssou N’Dour with Super Étoile de Dakar and Friends (Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)Youssou, the awards winner, will bring along his band, as well as young singers and dancers to offer an evening of African festivityYau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2370 1044 / Email: fo@lcsd.gov.hk)
20/10/2017Luncheon in Celebration of Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation 35th Anniversary & HKSAR 20th Anniversary (A hotel in the district)A thematic seminar cum luncheon with the community to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and 35th anniversary of the organiserCentral & WesternHong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation (Tel:2865 0100)
21/10/2017Wong Tai Sin East Area Committee Cantonese Opera for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Choi Wan Estate Community Centre)To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR with residents in Wong Tai Sin district with Cantonese operatic songs concertsWong Tai SinWong Tai Sin East Area Committee and Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 3143 1155 / Email: dowts@had.gov.hk)
21/10/2017Young Music Talents Classical Performance – Our Hong Kong Young Notes (Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre) A classical music performance that features young talents playing classical music and showcases the rich diversity in culture during the past 20 yearsYau Tsim MongRadio Television Hong Kong (Tel: 3691 2388 / 2339 6402 / Email: ccu@rthk.hk)
21/10/2017 – 29/10/2017HKSF Selection Trials: Youth Championships (21/10/2017 – 22/10/2017: Repulse Bay Middle Island; 28/10/2017 – 29/10/2017: Sai Kung Port Shelter)A sailing competition for young sailors to demonstrate their sailing skills on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR with the aim to encourage young people to actively participate in sports activities, fostering a harmonious society Cross-districtsHong Kong Sailing Federation (Tel: 2504 8159 / Email: hksf@sailing.org.hk)
21/10/2017「鄉」港有情聯歡晚宴 (English name not available) (Heung Yee Kuk Building, Grand Theatre)A gala dinner with traditional Chinese dishes to promote Chinese culinary culture and foster a cohesive community in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARSha Tin DistrictHeung Yee Kuk New Territories (Tel:2336 1151)
21/10/2017 – 22/10/2017National Gymnastics Extravaganza (Queen Elizabeth Stadium)GAHK will invite well-known elite gymnasts of the China National Gymnastics Team including Men & Women Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Aerobic Gymnastics, to have performance in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARWan ChaiThe Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong China (Tel: 2504 8233 / Email: mail@gahk.org.hk)
21/10/2017 – 29/10/2017InnoCarnival 2017 (Hong Kong Science Park)With the theme of “Live Smart‧Be Innovative”, the InnoCarnival 2017 features various types of activities, including exhibitions, innovative workshops, seminars, science competitions, guided tours, variety performances and interactive games, for the public to gain hands-on experience of the convenience and fun brought by innovation and technology to their daily life. The Opening Ceremony will be held on 21 October. All activities of the InnoCarnival 2017 are free of charge. Pre-registration is required for some activitiesTai Po Innovation and Technology Commission (Tel: 2810 3285/Email: Esther.lee@itc.gov.hk)
22/10/2017 - 27/10/2017Annual Conference of the International Railway Safety Council (Intercontinental Hong Kong)International Railway Safety Council provides an international forum for the exchange of experience and lesson learned on railway safety among more than 15 countries or cities Yau Tsim MongElectrical and Mechanical Services Department and MTR Corporation Limited (Tel: 3590 4148 / Email: info@irsc2017.org)
22/10/2017Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR cum celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Ma On Shan - Parent child walk cum photo-taking competition (Along Ma On Shan Promenade)Participant will enjoy the walk with their kids and they can participate a photo-taking competition with the theme of “Home @ Ma On Shan”Sha TinSha Tin East One Area Committee (Tel: 2633 9964 / Email: kary_ht_chan@had.gov.hk)
22/10/2017Fight Crime 3-on-3 Basketball Competition cum invitational tournament for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Morse Park No.3 Basketball court)A fight crime basketball competition and invitation cup among Wong Tai Sin District Fire Safety Committee, Wong Tai Sin District Youth Programme Committee and Wong Tai Sin Youth Development Network will be held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARWong Tai Sin Wong Tai Sin District Fight Crime Committee and Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 3143 1151 / Email: dowts@had.gov.hk)
23/10/2017Kai Fong Festival cum elderly party in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (a restaurant in the district)Programmes include performances on Cantonese Opera and popular songs, lucky draw and distribution of fortune bags for all participants , with a view to fostering a harmonious and inclusive communityYau Tsim Mong Shamshuipo Kaifong Welfare Advancement Association (Tel: 2381 3873 / Email: sspkfassn88@gmail.com)
24/10/2017 - 29/10/2017慶祝香港回歸祖國二十周年-沙田文藝協會陶藝展覽(暫名) (English name not available) (Exhibition Hall, Sha Tin Town Hall)An exhibition of over 100 ceramic arts works of students with the aim to enhance the local community’s knowledge and interest towards ceramic arts, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARSha TinSha Tin Arts Association (STAA) (Tel: 2606 6552 / Email: staa@netvigator.com)
26/10/2017 - 29/10/2017Eco Expo Asia 2017 (Asia World-Expo)The Expo provides a platform for environmentally conscious businesses in Asia to expand market reach and showcase their technologies, solutions and productsIslandsHong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Limited (Tel: 1830 668 / Email: hktdc@hktdc.org)
26/10/2017 – 29/10/2017 and 11/2017CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival (26/10/2017 – 29/10/2017; Central Harbourfront Event Space) & Hong Kong Great November Feast (11/2017: various locations)Over 400 wine and dine booths are set up in the 4-day Festival, followed by a month-long series of gourmet events including street carnivals and themed walks on wine and dine to celebrate with local residents and tourists the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross districtsHong Kong Tourism Board (Tel: 2508 1234/ Email: info@hktb.com)
26/10/2017Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Concert (Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)Led by its Principal Conductor, Thierry Fischer, the Orchestra will bring a programme of works by Tchaikovsky and Mahler, and Hong Kong renowned violist Andrew Ling will also join hands with SeoulPhil to present music lovers fantastic music of Bruch, all in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARYau Tsim Mong Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong Email: admin@festivekorea.com)
27/10/201715th Anniversary of Hong Kong Drum Festival Majestic Drums (Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)The Jiangzhou Drum Troupe of Shanxi is invited to give their riveting performance that was included in the first National Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of China. Also featured as guest performer on the occasion is the local Refiner Drums group. Its energetic performance will give us a glimpse of the vitality of the young people of Hong KongYau Tsim MongHong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Tel: 3185 1600 / Email: inquiries@hkco.org)
27/10/2017“Brilliant Hong Kong” Photography Competition (Po Leung Kuk Sally Wong Leung Hall (Prize Ceremony))A territory-wide photography competition with the theme on development and story about Hong Kong in the past 20 years after re-unificationWan chai Po Leung Kuk (Tel: 2277 8888 / Email: plkinfo@poleungkuk.org.hk)
27/10/2017 – 29/10/2017Peking, Kunqu, Cantonese Opera Joint Performance in Celebration of 20th Anniversary of the HKSAR (Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)Performances include Peking, Kunqu and Cantonese Opera by national first-class performers and genres successors to carry forward the national quintessence and celebrate the reunificationYau Tsim MongRevitalization of Peking Opera Ticketing H.K. Ltd. (Tel:6690 9283 / 9876 6258)
27/10/2017The Chinese Chess Challenge - 1K vs AI (Queen Elizabeth Stadium)Around 1 000 primary and secondary students will be inspired by the power of artificial intelligence through playing Chinese Chess against computers at the same time on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARWan ChaiOffice of the Government Chief Information Officer (Tel.: 2867 4484 / Email: bhkchan@ogcio.gov.hk)
28/10/2017 –29/10/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Adventure Ship (Tentative title) (Waters off Sai Kung)A 2-day voyage aims to provide trainings for youth in order to build up their confidence and team spiritSha TinSha Tin Youth Service Corps (Tel: 2158 5367 / Email: dost@had.gov.hk)
28/10/2017 – 29/10/201739th Hong Kong Rowing Championships (Sha Tin Rowing Centre and Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre)Annual Rowing Championships for Hong Kong and overseas rowers comprising Open, Masters, Para-Rowing and Local Universities Challenge, for promoting rowing to the public and encouraging them to pursue a healthy lifestyleSha TinHong Kong, China Rowing Association (Tel: 2699 7229 / Email:hkcra@rowing.org.hk)
29/10/2017New World Harbour Race 2017 (Victoria Harbour )A major swimming event filled with collective memories for Hong Kong citizens. Thousands of participants will swim across Victoria Harbour, bursting with joy and excitement like the old daysCross-districtsHong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (Tel: 2572 8594 / Email: hkasa@hkasa.org.hk)
29/10/2017Music Spectacular featuring orchestras from Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macao (Queen Elizabeth Stadium)Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, Guangzhou Youth Symphony Orchestra and Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra will share the stage with a massive cello ensemble formed by trainees of Music Office, its alumni and their students to present a lively and vigorous music programmeWan ChaiLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2582 5264 / Email: cmooffice@lcsd.gov.hk)
29/10/2017 and 5/11/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Reunification Cup (Luen Wo Hui Sports Centre)An archery competition to promote the sport to the public and encourage them to participate in sports activities, with a view to building a healthy and harmonious societyNorth DistrictHong Kong Archery Association (Tel: 2504 8148 / Email: hkaa@archery.org.hk)
29/10/2017EY Family Sports Gala 2017 (Hong Kong Sports Institute)Activities include track and relay activities, kids games, balloon twisting, bouncy castle and face painting, etc., to promote family participation and involvement, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR Sha TinERNST & YOUNG (Tel: 2849 9509 / Email: winnie-wy.cheung@hk.ey.com)
25/10/2017 - 31/10/2017Imagery - Community Arts Exhibition (Yuen Long Theatre)An exhibition comprising video, photos and artworks to introduce the culture of ethnic minorities, with the aim to foster social integration and inclusivenessYuen LongYuen Long Town Hall Management Committee Ltd. (Tel: 2476 7771 / Email: info@sscem.org)
31/10/2017 – 5/11/2017The Series Tour of Intangible Cultural Heritage 2017 (Auditorium , Kwai Tsing Theatre)Programmes include dance drama of Tibet, dance poetry and Peking Opera to enhance the community’s understanding of the intangible cultural heritage and traditional Chinese culture, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARKwai TsingHong Kong & Macau Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Centre Limited (Tel: 6905 7832)
29/10/2017 & 11/2/2018Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR – Sha Tin Drum Festival (i) Percussion Showcase ; (ii) Large-scale Drum FestA dedicated event featuring cultural drum groups performing rhythms from around the globeSha TinSha Tin Arts and Culture Promotion Committee (Tel : 2158 5382 / Email: dost@had.gov.hk)
29/10/2017, 5/11/2017 and 12/11/2017BOCOM Hike 2017 (29/10/2017: Clear Water Bay Tree Walk, 5/11/2017:Tai Mo Shan Family Walk & Hiking Practice Trail, 12/11/2017: Aberdeen Nature Trail)Guided hiking activities with the aim to promote social integration, fun of hiking and the beautiful landscape of the countryside in Hong Kong Cross-districtsBank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch (Tel:2841 9646 / 2841 9515 / Email:gao@bankcomm.com.hk)
7/2017 commenceKwai Tsing's Community Healthcare Project – Be Healthy @20A Kwai TsingTo share the 20A happiness with different sectors of the community and to further promote healthy lifestyle and the concept of “Healthy Kwai Tsing”Kwai Tsing DistrictOrganiser: Kwai Tsing District Office; Co-organiser: The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (Tel: 3575 3803 / Email: dokwt@had.gov.hk)
7/2017 – 12/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR – Sharing Love to the Elderly in Hung Hom Area (Elderly Centers in Hung Hom area; Hong Kong Heritage Museum)To express care and concern to the elderly in Hung Hom area through visiting elderly centers and taking a tour for celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARKowloon City DistictHung Hom Area Committee and Kowloon City District Office (Tel: 2773 0737 / Email: dokc@had.gov.hk)
5/8/2017 2/9/2017Kowloon City Arts Celebration Series @ Variety Show in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (5/8/2017: Kai Tak Community Hall; 2/9/2017: Hung Hom Community Hall)To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR through variety showsKowloon City DistictKowloon City District Office and Kowloon City District Council (Tel: 3691 8181 / Email: dokc@had.gov.hk)
10/2017 – 12/2017Congratulatory Message Design Competition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARTo celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR and promote the sense of belonging to Hong Kong through designing congratulatory messagesKowloon City DistrictKowloon City District Civic Education Campaign Organising Committee and Kowloon City District Office (Tel: 2242 0220 / Email: dokc@had.gov.hk)
10/2017 – 2/2018School Roving Dramas (Kindergartens and Primary Schools in Kowloon City District)To promote fire safety message and mark the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR through relaxing and interactive roving dramasKowloon City DistrictKowloon City District Fire Safety Committee, Kowloon City District Office and Ma Tau Chung Fire Station (Tel: 2621 3423 / Email: dokc@had.gov.hk)
2/10/2017Kowloon City District Variety Show in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR and the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China (To Kwa Wan Recreation Ground)To organise game booths and variety show in celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China and the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARKowloon City DistrictKowloon City District Arts and Culture Council and Kowloon City District Office (Tel: 2334 8390)
15/10/2017Kwai Tsing District Carnival in Celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China cum the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Tsing Yi Southwest Sports Centre)A fun day comprising VR electronic games, interactive family sports competitions, outdoor sport climbing wall, creative arts booths and talent shows performed by youths etc. to share the festive joy with the local residentsKwai Tsing DistrictOrganisers: Kwai Tsing District Council Celebration of the National Day Working Group, Kwai Tsing Volunteer Develop Team; Co-organiser: Kwai Tsing District Office (Tel: 2494 4545 / Email: dokwt@had.gov.hk)
17/10/2017–18/10/2017Visits to Elderly Centres by To Kwa Wan Area Committee in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Elderly Centres in To Kwa Wan area)Visits to Elderly Centres to show care to the elderly and to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARKowloon City DistrictTo Kwa Wan Area Committee and Kowloon City District Office (Tel: 2621 3443 / Email: dokc@had.gov.hk)
22/10/2017Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR – “Be Happy and Healthy” Carnival in Sha Tin East Two Area (The open area outside Shek Mun MTR Station (Tentative))A carnival featuring stage performances, exhibitions and game booths aiming to promote the message of environmental protection, bring harmony to the community and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARSha Tin DistrictOrganiser: Sha Tin East Two Area Committee; Collaborator: Stewards Ltd. Youth Online - Stewards Integrated Service Centre for Young People; Co-organisers: Sha Tin District Office and Christian Family Services Centre – Sha Tin Green Station (Tel: 2158 5330)
4-7/10/20172017 Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals (4-5/10/2017: Urban Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival (Victoria Park); 5-6/10/2017: New Territories East Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival (Sha Tin Park); 6-7/10/2017: New Territories West Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival (Tsing Yi Park)An array of activities includes lantern exhibition, ethnic songs and dance performance, acrobatics, riddle quiz, folk craft demonstration, etc. Two sets of commissioned lighting installations will also be put up at Victoria Park to enhance audience experience.Cross-districtsLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2591 1340 / Email: ent_enquiry@lcsd.gov.hk)
22/9/2017 - 15/10/20172017 Mid-Autumn Thematic Lantern Display (Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza)A large-scale lantern display under the theme of "Enchanted Blossom under the Moon" to add festive ambience.Yau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2591 1340 / Email: ent_enquiry@lcsd.gov.hk)
5/10/2017中秋佳節樂滿堂(English name not available) (Restaurant in Kowloon City District)Activities include dinner, singing and dancing performances, as well as lion dance for less privileged and elderly to share the joy of Mid-Autumn Festival and the reunification, with the aim to foster a caring communityKowloon CityUniversal Buddhist Merciful Association Limited (Tel: 2721 8378 / Email:info@ubms.org.hk)
7/2017 and 9-10/2017Mainland Exchange Programmes Series for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR: (i) An Exploration into the Arts and Culture in Beijing; (ii) An Exploration into the History and Technology of Beijing and Shanghai; and (iii) 2017 National Day Delegation cum Professional Exchange from the Educational Sector (Beijing, Tianjin)Exchange activities designed respectively for students and teachers, aiming to broaden their horizons and to strengthen their understanding on the development of the country in different areas as well as the opportunities arise from the country’s developmentNot applicableEducation Bureau (Tel: 2892 6103 / Email: ismep7@edb.gov.hk)
8/10/2017Wushu Spectacular – For the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Queen Elizabeth Stadium)This is a major sporting event integrated with a Wushu Expo, a Wushu Summit and a Wushu Demonstration to introduce the history of development of wushu in Hong Kong, to show the various kinds of wushu weapons, and to have performances of wushu masters.Wan ChaiHong Kong Wushu Union (Tel:2504 8226 / Email:hkwushuu@gmail.com)
1/9/2017 - 20/12/2017Bellissima ItaliaA celebration of Italian culture, lifestyle, creativity and iconic Made in Italy products. Performances, art and design exhibitions, food and wine events, literature, music, cinema and other cultural happenings will be held.Cross-DistrictsConsulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macao (Tel: 2522 7835 / Email:consolato.hongkong@esteri.it)
20/10/2017 – 21/10/2017The 6th Hong Kong Buddha Sunning Festival (Soccer Pitch No. 5-6, Victoria Park)The event will feature a big thangka of avalokitesvara and conduct activities under the theme of Buddhism beliefs.Wan ChaiBuddhist Dynamics Culture and Arts Foundation Limited (Tel: 2851 4108 / Email: enquiry@hkbdfoundation.org )
24/10/2017, 25/10/2017Korean Traditional Stage by the School of Traditional Arts of the Korea National University of Arts (24/10/2017: Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts ; 25/10/2017: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Auditoria Building)Festive Korea heightens the appreciation and enjoyment of Korean art and culture in diverse genres, such as traditional arts, contemporary dance, musical, classical and pop music, cinema and food, while presenting an impressive cultural feast to Hong Kong audience.Cross-DistrictsConsulate General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong (Email: admin@festivekorea.com)
6/2017 – 12/2017 (Final Contest: 26/11/2017 ; Exhibition: 8/12/2017 – 11/12/2017)Hang Hau and Tseung Kwan O District Calligraphy Competition and Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Final Contest: Hall & Activity Room of Yan Chai Hospital Wong Wha San Secondary School/ Exhibition: Hang Hau Community Hall)A Calligraphy Competition and Exhibition will be held to promote traditional calligraphy art in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARSai Kung DistrictHang Hau Rural Committee and Sai Kung District Office (Tel: 2719 6619)
21/10/2017The Sixth Sham Shui Po Youth Festival: Sham Shui Po Youth Cup 2017–2018 – Youth Bowling Competition (Sha Tin Belair Bowling Centre)With youth singles and doubles, as well as a celebrity match, the event aims at promoting tenpin bowling among young people in Sham Shui Po and celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR. An introductory session will be provided to the underprivileged and ethnic minorities in the district. Participants with potential will be selected for further trainingSham Shui Po DistrictOrganisers:Sham Shui Po District Youth Programme Committee,Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, and Sham Shui Po Sports Association; Co-organiser: Sham Shui Po District Office (Tel: Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress: 2891 9786/Sham Shui Po Sports Association: 2361 1311)