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Celebration Events

April
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description District Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description District Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
7/2016 - 6/2017Be the guide of the Elderly. Travel around Hong Kong in all seasons (Various locations)To organise guided tours for elderly singletons and grass-roots elderly to visit different scenic spots of Hong Kong, encourage them to go out together and integrate with societyCross-districtsKowloon Women's Organisations Federation (Tel: 2740 9000 / Email: kwof3@yahoo.com.hk)
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)
10/2016 - 5/2017Inter-school Cross-curricular Project Competition on Climate Change 2016/17 (Conference Hall, 4/F, Hong Kong Productivity Council Building)The Competition is a new signature student project competition and is first of its kind to tackle climate change through innovations by applying STEM, enquiry study and map analysisKowloon CityEducation Bureau (Tel: 2892 5866 / Email: wangfaiwong@edb.gov.hk)
1/2017 - 5/2017The 6th Hong Kong Games (Various venues of Leisure and Cultural Services Department)A biennial territory-wide major multi-sport event with eight sports competitions and various community involvement activitiesCross-districtsSports Commission (Tel: 2601 7671)
1/2017 - 7/2017Vibrant Golden Age : Sustainable Elderly Visits (Various locations in Kwai Tsing District)Young volunteers pioneering a new way to form bonds with and offer solid help to needy elderly.Kwai TsingKwai Tsing District Office (Tel: 2494 4551 / Email: dokwt@had.gov.hk)
1/2017 – 23/7/2017Love & Dreambird - Enhancing Employment Opportunity for People with Disability Programme (1/2017 – 6/2017: 18 Districts in Hong Kong; 23/7/2017(Closing ceremony): Heung Yee Kuk Building)The programme aims at encouraging employers to provide job opportunities to people with disabilities and assist them to adapt to employment through a series of activities, thus promoting social inclusionCross-districtsJunior Chamber International Tai Ping Shan (Hong Kong) Limited (Tel:2543 8913 / Email:info@jcitps.org.hk)
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)
20/1/2017 - 1/5/2017“Reminiscences: Life in Hong Kong’s Built Heritage” Exhibition (Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre)The exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on major historic buildings in Hong Kong and is curated in a vivid way through the life of two imaginary figures born in the 1920sYau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2208 4400 / Email: amo@lcsd.gov.hk)
2/2017 - 13/5/2017The 11th “Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest” (Preliminary contest: Online Quiz conducted at participating schools, 13/5/2017 (Final Contest cum Award Presentation Ceremony): Studio 1 of Television Broadcasts Limited)To enhance students’interest and awareness of diplomatic knowledge through the Quiz Competition and Sticker Design CompetitionCross-districtsJointly organised by Education Bureau, Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the HKSAR and Better Hong Kong Foundation (Tel: 2771 7323 / 2892 6405 / 2892 5730 / Email: michael@creativetrend.com / posmep1@edb.gov.hk / ismep5@edb.gov.hk)
2/2017 - 5/2017The Fifth Legal Pioneer Competition (1/4/2017(Primary and Secondary School Semi Final): Kowloon Wall City Community Hall, Wong Tai Sin, 8/4/2017(Open Group Semi Final): Kowloon Wall City Community Hall, Wong Tai Sin and 13/5/2017(Final): D-Park, Tsuen Wan)A law quiz to promote general awareness of the national Constitution, the Basic Law, and the Laws of Hong KongCross-districtsJoint Committee for The Promotion of The Basic Law of Hong Kong (Tel: 2519 3663 / Email: info@jcpbasiclaw.org.hk)
2/2017 - 6/2017Services Anywhere Social Innovation Service Competition 2017 (18 Districts in Hong Kong)A team-based competition to promote innovative social service, from submission of service proposal to actual execution and report on the resultsCross-districtsV Q Foundation Limited (Tel: 2270 3309 / Email: enquiry@vqfund.org)
2/2017 - 7/2017The 4th Basic Law Primary Schools Debating Competition (Preliminary contest: Kowloon Technical School, Final Contest cum Award Presentation Ceremony: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Chiang Cheng Studio Threatre)A debate competition on topics relating to the Basic Law and current affairs to train up students’ analytical thinking and organisational skills and to promote the awareness of the Basic LawCross-districtsJoint Committee for The Promotion of The Basic Law of Hong Kong (Tel: 2519 3663 / Email: info@jcpbasiclaw.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)
2/2017 – 7/2017Hong Kong Illustration & Story Book Design Competition (2/2017 – 6/2017 Competition: 18 districts in Hong Kong; 7/2017 Awards presentation ceremony: Hong Kong Multimedia Design Association)A contest for students to discover the funny and positive stories about Hong Kong with the aim to foster their sense of belonging as well as to build a harmonious and inclusive community Cross districts Hong Kong Multimedia Design Association (Tel: 3543 0700 / Email: marva@hkmmda.com)
18/2/2017 - 8/4/201714th Infrastructure Building Competition for Secondary Schools (18/2/2017 (Model making) and 11/3/2017 (Preliminary round):Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi) 8/4/2017(Final competition cum prize presentation ceremony):Sky Dome Atrium, Level 1, D-PARK, Tsuen WanA model building competition for students to explore concept and theory, and to arouse their interest in construction engineeringCross-districtsHong Kong Construction Association, Limited (Tel: 2436 8380 / Email: ty-cn@vtc.edu.hk)
19/2/2017, 5/3/2017, 19/3/2017, 2/4/2017, 23/4/2017, 7/5/2017 and 21/5/2017Primary School Quiz 2017 (RTHK Television House)To enhance primary students’ knowledge of general studies and encourage them to keep abreast of current affairs through the competition. A Reunification Cup is introduced this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to the Motherland. (Preliminary: 19/2/2017, 5/3/2017 and 19/3/2017; Semi-final: 2/4/2017, 23/4/2017 and 7/5/2017; Final: 21/5/2017)Kowloon CityThe Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee and Radio Television Hong Kong (Tel: 2835 2190 / Email: enquiry@hkycac.org)
27/2/2017 - 30/4/2017Youth Smart Phone Filming Competition “Follow the heart and capture the beauty of Hong Kong” (Not applicable) A competition to raise young people’s awareness of their community and the nice people and things around, by using their smart phones to make innovative short films on the touching moments for sharing with others positive messagesNot applicableHome Affairs Bureau and Commission on Youth (Tel: 3509 7104 / Email: hongkiuso@hab.gov.hk)
7/3/2017 - 31/7/2017Eastern District Festive Lighting Decorations in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Promenade, main roads and footbridges in Eastern District)The Eastern District Office will put up lighting decorations at various prominent locations from March 2017 and onwards and will organise a light-up ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAREasternEastern District Office (Tel: 2886 6461 / Email: doe@had.gov.hk)
3/2017 - 9/2017 “Celebrate as One” Community Arts Programme (Community Centres and Community Halls in Tai Po)Artists and students jointly participated in art paintings at Community Centres and Community Halls to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the returning to the MotherlandTai PoTai Po District Office (Tel: 2654 1262 / Email: dotp@had.gov.hk)
3/2017 - 9/2017Large Scale Displays in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Tuen Mun Cultural Square; D/F of Tuen Mun Government Offices and lobbies of community halls / community centres in Tuen Mun District)Large scale displays with the theme of celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR to be placed in the district for members of the public to take photos with and to boost a festive atmosphereTuen MunTuen Mun District Office (Tel: 2451 3035 / Email: dotm@had.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)
1/3/2017 - 30/5/2017 The Legacy of Liangzhu Culture: Neolithic Relics from the Zhejiang Provincial Museum (Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware)Featuring Liangzhu artefacts, the exhibition explores the daily life and intellectual aspects of ancient people and uncovers the glorious legacy of Liangzhu culture in Neolithic ChinaCentral and WesternLeisure and Cultural Services Department and Zhejiang Provincial Museum (Tel: 2721 0116 / Email: hkmaenquiries@lcsd.gov.hk)
3/2017 - 9/2017HSBC Financial Dialogue Series 2017 (Level 28, HSBC Headquarters and various locations)A series of activities comprising induction sessions, financial dialogues, leadership skills training labs and a case competition to enhance students’ understanding of the financial industry and broaden their global visionCross-districtsLeadership 21, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (Tel:2169 0255 / Email:leadership21@hkfyg.org.hk)
2/3/2017 - 15/5/2017“The Legend of Hong Kong Toys” Exhibition (Hong Kong Museum of History)This exhibition explores the changes in toy trends over the years, the connection between toys and our daily lives, and how Hong Kong has become a world-renowned toy kingdomYau Tsim MongJointly presented by Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong Toys Council, and Toys Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong (Tel: 2724 9042 / Email: hkmh@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)
13/3/2017 - 9/6/2017Support to Kwun Tong Team in the 6th Hong Kong Games – Bunting (Kwun Tong District)To promote the 6th Hong Kong Games and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR through affixing flags on lamppostKwun TongKwun Tong District Council (Tel: 2171 7452 / Email: ktdc_secretariat_gr@had.gov.hk)
13/3/2017 - 25/4/2017The 13th Entertainment Expo Hong Kong (Various locations)An expo with the theme of “Get into the Scene” comprising film and music festivals, forum and awards presentation ceremony to provide a platform for stakeholders to share their experience in an effort to promoting development of the entertainment industry in Hong KongCross-districts Hong Kong Trade Development Council (Tel: 2584 4352 / Email: eexpo@hktdc.org)
18/3/2017, 1/4/2017 – 2/4/2017 and 29/4/2017Horse of the Year Show 2017 (HKJC Beas River Equestrian Centre, Sheung Shui)An annual equestrian competition comprising Dressage, Jumping and Eventing aims to enhance riders’ skills and promote equestrian sport locallyNorthHong Kong Equestrian Federation (Tel:2966 5078 / Email:info@hkef.org)
20/3/2017 – 2/7/2017Telling a story with VR (18 districts of Hong Kong)To encourage Hong Kong people to capture the fine moments encountered in different aspects of our daily life through a video shooting competition so as to inject positive thinking in our society and build a harmonious societyCross-districtsHong Kong CPPCC Youth Association (Tel:2399 7775 / Email: info@hkvrstory.com)
27/3/2017 - 31/3/2017 and 7/4/2017Hong Kong ICT Awards Presentation Ceremony (Various locations)Aims at recognising and promoting outstanding information and communications technology inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong information and communications technology talents and enterprisesCross-districtsOffice of the Government Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Hong Kong Business Angel Network, Hong Kong Information Technology Federation, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association, GS1 Hong Kong, Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association, Hong Kong Computer Society and Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association (Tel: 2867 4484 / Email: bhkchan@ogcio.gov.hk)
28/3/2017 – 31/5/2017Celebration of the Establishment of the HKSAR elderly tea gathering 2017 (Restaurants in Yau Tsim Mong District)To promote the traditional virtue of respecting the elderly through tea gathering, variety shows and lucky drawYau Tsim MongKowloon Federation Associations Yau Tsim Mong District Committee & Yau Tsim Mong Federation of Association (Tel: 2782 3686 / Email:ytmfoa@yahoo.com.hk)
28/3/2017 – 13/8/2017The Wonders of Hong Kong Photo Competition (18 Districts in Hong Kong) (28/3/2017 – 5/5/2017(Competition): 18 districts in Hong Kong; 6/7/2017 – 9/7/2017(Exhibition): MTR Admiralty Station; 10/8/2017 – 13/8/2017(Exhibition): MTR Kowloon Tong Station)A photography competition with the theme of “The Wonders of Hong Kong” for the public and tourists to capture Hong Kong through camera lens and showcase its prosperous and energetic viewsCross-districtsThe Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (Tel:2823 1230 / Email:wondershk@chamber.org.hk)
31/3/2017 - 1/4/2017Beethoven “Emperor” Concerto (Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by Elim Chan, the conductor, together with pianist Stephen Hough, presenting Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto for the exciting musicYau Tsim Mong Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Tel: 2721 2030 / Email: enquiries@hkphil.org)
4/2017“Celebration of Sai Kung History” Exhibition (Man Yee Wan Recreational Centre)To re-use the ex-village school for exhibition of the history of Man Yee Wan Village and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARSai KungSai Kung District Office (Tel: 2706 3554 / Email: dosk@had.gov.hk)
4/2017 – 7/20172017 "Zhongxing Cup"" Pan-Pearl River Delta Region+ University IT Project Competition (4/2017 - 5/2017(Recruitment): 18 Districts in Hong Kong 6/2017(Hong Kong Region Selection Contest): Central Plaza, Wanchai 3/7/2017 - 5/7/2017(Final): Hong Kong Science and Technology Park)"An IT competition for university students to demonstrate their innovative technology products, enhance communication between students and professionals in the sector, and inspire creative thinking
1/4/2017Hong Kong Tree Planting Day (Tsiu Hang Special Area in Sai Kung)A public tree planting event to promote the importance of nature conservation, tree protection and community involvementSai Kung Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and Green Fun (Email: alfred_kc_wong@afcd.gov.hk)
4/2017Kowloon City District Outstanding Student Leaders Awards Scheme (Kowloon City District)To recognise the contributions made by young people to schools and society, and encourage students to participate in community services and seek continuous progressKowloon CityThe Kowloon City Youths Association (Tel:9429 9377 / Email:kcyouths@gmail.com)
1/4/2017Odyssey of the Mind Hong Kong Regional Tournament 2017 (Chinese YMCA College)An international creative competition aiming to promote creativity and team spirit of students and enhance their knowledge of problem-solving and the skillsSha TinChinese YMCA College (Tel:2641 9588 / Email:odyssey2017@cymcac.edu.hk)
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)
1/4/2017“Bauhinia Radiates its Beauty in HK” Visual Arts Contest cum Variety Show (Culture Plaza, Tamar Park)A drawing competition for primary school students to explore their artistic talents and learn to appreciate Hong KongCentral & WesternYu Chun Keung Memorial College No. 2 (Tel:2551 8285 / Email:office@yck2.edu.hk)
4/2017 - 7/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR in Kwai Tsing – Planters Painting Activity (Hanging locations: Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong, Fung Shue Wo Road, Tsing Yi and Chung Mei Road, Tsing Yi)To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR through beautification of on-street planters by studentsKwai Tsing Kwai Tsing District Office (Tel: 2494 4536 / Email: dokwt@had.gov.hk)
4/2017 – 8/2017Jockey Club The Next Furlong Scheme 3i Entrepreneurship Award (4 – 7/2017 (Promotion and proposal collection period): 18 districts of Hong Kong; 5/8/2017(Presentation ceremony): Meeting Room N201, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)A business competition to encourage young people to nurture entrepreneurial spirit and, through sharing of successful experience, inspire more people to start their own businessCross-districtsThe Committee of Youth Activities in Hong Kong Ltd (Tel:3427 9237 / 3427 9236 / Email:3i@yelites.org)
4/2017 - 9/20174.23 World Book Day Creative Competition in 2017 "Chinese Culture"" and exhibition of award winning works (Hong Kong Central Library and other public libraries)"An inter-school competition to promote reading and writing culture as well as to enhance understanding of the long history and rich variety of Chinese Culture among studentsCross-districtsLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2921 2660)
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 - 9/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Roving Exhibition (Six shopping malls over the territory)The exhibitions showcase the development of the HKSAR in the past 20 years and its opportunities ahead. The public can participate in the interactive computer game, watch the promotional videos and take photos with the 3-D creative visualsCross DistrictsInformation Services Department (Tel: 2842 8808 / Email: internet@isd.gov.hk)
4/2017 – 6/2017Celebration Competition Series for the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR: Understanding Basic Law, Implementing "One Country, Two Systems"" - Shine Tak Foundation Hong Kong Secondary Schools Quiz Competition, Hong Kong Primary Schools Slogan Competition, Hong Kong Kindergartens Family Colouring Competition and Graphic Design Competition for Parents (Various locations)"To enhance students’ and parents’ understanding of the Basic Law and “One Country, Two Systems” through a series of competitionsCross-districtsNew Territories School Heads Association (Tel:2650 3115/ Email:htsha@biznetvigator.com)
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)
2/4/2017 and 6/2017 Pat Heung Camp Trial Day and Opening Ceremony (2/4/2017 Trial Day and 6/2017 Opening Ceremony (Tentative): Junior Police Call Permanent Activity Centre and Integrated Youth Training Camp)To develop the youth’s leadership, nurture their sense of responsibility and positive values, as well as equip them as future leaders of Hong Kong through various programmes of the Training CampYuen LongPolice Public Relations Branch, Hong Kong Police Force (Tel: 2860 4197 / Email: ppt-office-1-pprb@police.gov.hk)
2/4/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Reunification of Hong Kong with China Cum Varieties Show for the Elderlies A variety show for the elderly comprising singing, dancing and magic performances to share happiness with the elderly people and build a caring and loving communityYau Tsim MongHong Kong Old Comrade Association of Police Volunteers Service (Tel:9652 1088 / Email:joe14596@yahoo.com.hk)
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 - 9/4/2017Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2017 (Hong Kong Stadium)One of the most popular annual sporting events in Asia, it features 28 world-class teams and attracts thousands of fans from all over the world to the Hong Kong Stadium every yearWan ChaiHong Kong Rugby Union (Tel: 2504 8311 / Email: info@hkrugby.com)
7/4/2017Insights into China's "Two Sessions"" 2017 (Grand Ballroom, Four Season Hotel, Hong Kong)"To invite experts from Hong Kong and the Mainland to analyse the latest development and policies of the Country, and their impacts on the economic and social development of the Mainland and Hong Kong , envisaging future development of Hong KongCentral & WesternThe Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (Tel:2525 6385 / Email:cgcc@cgcc.org.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)
8/4/2017慶祝香港回歸二十周年─元老足球邀請賽 (English name not available) (Southorn Playground)Football competition for teams of veteran players to demonstrate their skills and share experience with a view to enhancing community cohesionWan ChaiWanchai Sports Federation Ltd. (Tel:2388 1875 / Email:info@wcsf.org.hk)
8/4/2017 and 10/6/2017The Hong Kong Youth Cantonese Operatic Songs Singing Competition (8/4/2017 Preliminary: Lai King Community Hall; 10/6/2017 Final: Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall)A competition to arouse the youth’s interest in Cantonese operatic songs and enhance their understanding of Chinese cultureCross-districtsThe Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee, and Federation of Industries and Commerce in Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi (Tel: 2835 2190 / Email: enquiry@hkycac.org)
8/4/2017Seminar on Healthy Living (Auditorium, Hong Kong Design Institute)A series of talks about Chinese health care for retired persons to develop healthy lifestyles and strong physique in receiving the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARSai KungSai Kung District Office (Tel: 3740 5344 / Email: dosk@had.gov.hk)
8/4/2017 – 12/8/2017Hong Kong Sustainable Blueprint Competition (22/4/2017 (Opening Ceremony and Introduction): Room 3508, AC2, City University of Hong Kong; 20/5/2017 (Workshop): LT2, AC2, City University of Hong Kong; 12/8/2017 (Presentation Day and Award Ceremony): City University of Hong Kong)Competition with the theme of “Silver Hair and Retirement” for young people to express their opinion on elderly policy through writing policy proposals and promotion videoCross-districtsHong Kong Sustainable Development Research Institute Limited (Tel:2156 3756 / Email:info@hksdri.org)
8/4/2017Junior Police Call 43rd Anniversary Award and Presentation Ceremony (Police Headquarters, Wan Chai )An annual event that concludes the activities and achievements of the Junior Police Call Scheme in the past year, and by way of prize presentation and performance to recognise the contribution by all Police Districts and Junior Police Call members, as well as celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR Wan ChaiPolice Public Relations Branch, Hong Kong Police Force (Tel: 2860 6157 / Email: jpc-office-1-pprb@police.gov.hk)
9/4/2017Haircut with LOVE2017--Volunteer Services (Lai Chi Kok Community Hall)To show care for the community by providing free hair-cut services for the elderly and needy in Sham Shui Po districtSham Shui PoSham Shui Po Residents Association, Sham Ching Youth Association Limited, VQ Foundation Limited (Tel:2386 5721 / Email: sspra.project@gmail.com)
9/4/2017Happy Health Check for Elderly Services Day (Kai Yip Community Hall)To provide basic medical check and entertainment programmes for elderly people with a view to bringing them happinessKwun TongLions Club of Kowloon Bay Hong Kong (Tel:2116 1553 or 9101 2323 / Email:lions@lionsclubs.org.hk)
9/4/2017Storm the Park - Flower Viewing and Sketching@ Lai Chi Kok Park (Lai Chi Kok Park)To provide guided flower viewing, painting and colouring sessions as well as stage performance and game stalls for participants to enjoy the fun of sketching and flower viewingSham Shui PoLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2386 0945 / Email: sspdo@lcsd.gov.hk)
10/4/2017 - 12/4/2017Internet Economy Summit 2017 (Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)To provide a forum for top officials, industry experts and business leaders from the Mainland and international community to exchange and share their insights on the latest development trends of the Internet economy and the strategic impact to future economic developmentWan ChaiHKSAR Government (Tel: 2867 4484 / Email: bhkchan@ogcio.gov.hk)
10/4/2017 - 13/4/2017Research Showcase 2017 (3rd ,5th & 6th Floor, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong)An event comprising exhibition and technology forums to showcase the transformation of the research institutes, the latest technology research projects and achievements of City University of Hong KongKowloon CityCity University of Hong Kong (Tel:3442 9049 / Email:vprt@cityu.edu.hk or innovation@cityu.edu.hk)
10/4/2017, 23/7/2017 and 17/9/2017Amazing Hong Kong - Tours for Nepalese Community (Various locations)Tours for Nepalese families in Hong Kong to famous landmarks related to the establishment of the HKSAR, such as the Tai Po Lookout Tower and the Golden Bauhinia Square etc., enhancing the participants’ understanding of Hong Kong and promoting social integration Cross-districtHong Kong Nepalese Federation (Tel: 3547 2415 / 6644 9594 / Email: cstn.hknf@gmail.com)
11/4/2017 - 25/4/2017The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival (Various locations)An International film festival for filmmakers and filmgoers to enjoy the new works worldwide and exchange their views on filmsCross-districtsThe Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (Tel: 2970 3300 / Email: info@hkiff.org.hk)
11/4/2017 – 13/4/2017“The 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” Stamp Exhibition (Exhibition Hall, 1/F Lower Block, Hong Kong City Hall)To showcase stamps exhibits contributed by members of the association, stamp archives from the Hong Kong Post, antique posting boxes of Hong Kong, letter boxes around the world, stamp talks and guided tours to promote stamp collecting to the publicCentral and WesternThe China Philatelic Association (Email:e-mail@cpa-hk.net)
12/4/2017Youth Forum - Future Development of Internet (Queen Elizabeth Stadium)Speakers at the Internet Economy Summit will share with over 3 000 tertiary and secondary students on how the Internet economy will change the world and opportunities for the younger generationWan ChaiOffice of the Government Chief Information Officer (Tel: 2867 4484 / Email: bhkchan@ogcio.gov.hk)
12/4/2017 - 16/4/20172017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships (Hong Kong Velodrome)This is the first time for Hong Kong to host the UCI Track Cycling World Championships. One of the most important events in the international cycling calendar for cyclists from around the world to gain world ranking pointsSai Kung The Cycling Association of Hong Kong, China (Tel: 2504 8176 / Email: info@cycling.org.hk)
12/4/2017 – 30/4/2017Dutch Days (Various locations in Hong Kong)A series of events promoting Dutch culture and lifestyle to the public includes family day, Dutch food fair, innovation talk series and Dutch film festival, with a view to fostering cultural exchange in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCross-districtsConsulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands (Tel: 2599 9200 / Email:information@netherlands-cg.org.hk)
14/4/2017 - 14/5/2017Ocean Park’s Animal Discovery Fest (Ocean Park)To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR through the animal encounter programmes and orienteering gameSouthernOcean Park Hong Kong (Tel: 3923 2323 / Email: gr@oceanpark.com.hk)
14/4/2017 – 20/4/201720th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Looking for the story of the hometown (Hong Kong to Chaozhou)Exchange tours for youth aiming to avail them of opportunities to broaden their horizons and enhance their understanding of the Chinese cultureNot applicableKowloon East Chaoren Association Ltd (Tel:3572 0676 / Email:kecsl@yahoo.com.hk)
14/4/2017Jaap and Ning Feng (Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre)A send-off concert for Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Tour 2017. Conducted by Maestro Jaap van Zweden, famous violinist Ning Feng will play Bartók’s second violin concerto, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARYau Tsim Mong Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Tel: 2721 2030 / Email: enquiries@hkphil.org)
16/4/2017Parade in Celebration of Tin Hau Festival in Tai Po (Depart from Tin Hau Temple Fung Shui Square, take the route via Ting Kok Road, On Chee Road, On Cheung Road, Po Heung Street and return at Kwong Fuk Road to the starting point)Programmes include lion, dragon and unicorn dances, marching band, Tai Chi, Chinese classical dances and blessing ceremony to celebrate Tin Hau Festival with the public, with a view to promoting Chinese traditional culture as well as building a harmonious communityTai PoTai Po Old Market Tin Hau Temple Social Event Control Committee (Tel:9580 0779)
17/4/2017Music Office 40th Anniversary Concert (Hong Kong Cultural Centre)A gala show performed by students and graduates of Music Office to showcase the achievement of young musicians and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Music OfficeYau Tsim MongLeisure and Cultural Services Department (Tel: 2582 5311 / Email: cmooffice@lcsd.gov.hk)
19/4/2017Shap Pat Heung Tin Hau Festival Procession (Main streets of Yuen Long District and Yuen Long Stadium)A large scale parade including lion, dragon and unicorn dances, martial arts performance, cultural dances , floats and marching bands performanceYuen LongTin Hau Festival Committee of Shap Pat Heung and the Fa Pau Associations (Tel:2476 2264)
19/4/2017Tuen Mun District Tin Hau Festival 2017 (Tin Hau Temple Plaza, Tuen Mun)The event features parade, lion and dragon dances to celebrate Tin Hau Festival with residents of the district, with a view to promoting Chinese traditional culture as well as building a harmonious communityTuen MunTuen Mun District Kung Chuk Tin Hau Po Tan Committee (Tel:2459 4701)
19/4/2017Launching Ceremony for Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR in Yuen Long District (Local restaurant in the district)A launching ceremony to introduce the activities of the district in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, with a view to expressing appreciation to volunteers, sharing joy and building a harmonious communityYuen LongYuen Long District Coordinating Committee for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Tel:2479 2886)
21/4/2017The Hong Kong Youth Creative Story Writing Competition (Not applicable)A competition to encourage story writing by the youthNot applicableThe Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee, and Rotary Club of Hong Kong Island West (Tel: 2835 2190 / Email: enquiry@hkycac.org)
21/4/2017The Hong Kong Youth Couplets Competition (Not applicable)A competition to enhance the youth’s understanding of Chinese couplets and their interest in Chinese couplets writingNot applicableThe Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee (Tel: 2835 2190 / Email: enquiry@hkycac.org)
21/4/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Hong Kong to China-Youth Concert (Qube, 2/F, Block B, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central)A concert for young musicians to demonstrate their talent in celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Youth Association as well as the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral and WesternHong Kong Youth Association (Tel: 2866 3911 / Email: info@youth.org.hk)
22/4/2017 – 24/6/2017Galaxy Ring Star Singing Contest (22/4/2017(Preliminary): Tom Lee Academy Hall, Level 12, Mega Box, Kowloon; 24/6/2017(Final): Queen Elizabeth Stadium)A singing contest for young people to demonstrate their musical talent with a view to nurturing potential young musicians and promoting social harmonyCross-districtsHong Kong Artistic Entertainment Centre (Tel:2889 3108 / Email:info@aecohk.net)
22/4/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the HKSAR cum Happy Family Day at Hong Kong Disneyland (Hong Kong Disneyland)To encourage grass-root families to participate in outdoor activities and spend more time together with their family, with a view to fostering family relationship and building a harmonious and caring communityIslandsTin Shui Wai Women Association Limited (Tel:2447 7499 / Email: hktswwomen@yahoo.com.hk)
22/4/2017JA Company Programme 2016/17 Final Competition & Graduation Ceremony (Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom)A competition gives students practical experience in establishing and operating a real business with a view to enhancing their communication skills as well as team spirit, preparing them for the opportunities to comeKowloon CityJunior Achievement Hong Kong (Tel: 3426 3149 / Email:cp.ja@jahk.org)
22/4/2017 – 14/5/2017Time Capsule (Statue Square Gardens)An exhibition with the theme of travel to showcase the development of transportation and travel-related accessories, in celebration of the 25th anniversary silver Jubilee of Le French May and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARCentral and WesternAssociation Culturelle France Hong Kong Ltd/ Le French May Arts Festival (Tel: 3678 0150 / Email: info@frenchmay.com)
22/4/2017Human Life @ Cantonese opera in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (The TsimShaTsui District Kai Fong Welfare Association)To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and enlighten thoughts on human life and values through Cantonese opera appreciation sessionYau Tsim MongLife Encouraging Fund Limited (Tel: 2486 4533 / Email: lefund@lefund.org.hk)
23/4/2017AIA Business Sustainability and Risk Management Case Analysis Competition (Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, The Open University of Hong Kong)A university team-based competition conducted in English to enhance the knowledge of university students in business sustainability and risk management through case analysisKowloon CityThe Association of International Accountants - Hong Kong Branch (Tel:2845 4982 / Email:aia@aiahkbranch.com)
23/4/2017Flea Market - Hong Kong Traditional Handicraft Exhibition (Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre )A market to provide a platform for local creative artists to set up business and promote community-based creative economy, as well as to encourage the public to join family workshops with a view to promoting social harmonyYau Tsim MongPo Leung Kuk (Tel:2277 8899 / Email:agnes.ky.ho@poleungkuk.org.hk)
23/4/2017International Masters Regatta 2017 (Sha Tin Rowing Centre and Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre)An annual regatta comprising Single Sculls, Double Sculls, Quad Sculls, Coxless Four and Coxed Eight aims to promote rowing to the public and encourage them to participate in sports activities, with a view to building a healthy and harmonious societySha TinHong Kong, China Rowing Association (Tel: 2699 7229 / Email: hkcra@rowing.org.hk)
25/4/2017Care For Elderly Birthday Party and Celebration for Hong Kong's return to China (Henry G. Leong Yaumatei Community Centre Hall)A gathering for the elderly with activities comprising dancing and singing performance to bring happiness to the elderly and build a harmonious communityYau Tsim MongYau Ma Tei Concern for Resident Rights Association (Tel:8209 3232 / Email:ymtcrra@gmail.com)
26/4/2017 – 24/7/2017Le French May Arts Festival (Various locations)A series of cultural programmes to ride on the Silver Jubilee of Le French May, comprising hip hop dance, jazz music, street arts, antique exhibition, film appreciation and food festivalCross-districtsAssociation Culturelle France-Hong Kong Limited (Tel:3678 0150 / Email:info@frenchmay.com)
26/4/2017 – 7/5/2017Celebrations of the Lord Buddha's 2561st Birthday and the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong's Return to Motherland (Hong Kong Coliseum and various locations)A large scale religious event comprising a Buddha-Bathing Ceremony, Dharma Talks, Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem Ceremony, the Sound of Buddha Charity Concert, Great Compassion Repentance Ceremony, district-based carnivals, etcCross-districtsThe Hong Kong Buddhist Association (Tel:2574 9371 / Email:enquiry@hkbuddhist.org)
26/4/2017 - 24/7/2017 Inventing le Louvre: From Palace to Museum over 800 Years (Hong Kong Heritage Museum)Through a selection of masterworks from the Louvre, the exhibition will tell a tale of the Louvre, from a royal palace to a museumSha TinLeisure and Cultural Services Department, Le French May and Musée du Louvre (Tel: 2180 8188 / Email: hkhm@lcsd.gov.hk)
27/4/2017The Mirror's 6th Cross-Strait Four-Regions Outstanding CSR Award (Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel, Queensway)A selection award to accord recognition to enterprises which had fulfilled social responsibilities, with a view to encouraging young entrepreneurs to take up new opportunities and social responsibilities at the same time, as well as building a caring and inclusive societyCentral and WesternThe Mirror Post Cultural Enterprises Co. Ltd (Tel: 2576 9288 / Email: csr@mirrorpost.com.hk)
28/4/2017 – 4/5/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR cum Tuen Mun Bonsai and Orchid Exhibition 2017 (Ching Chung Koon, Tuen Mun)To promote horticulture through orchid and bonsai exhibition, photography contest and gardening competitionTuen MunChing Chung Taoist Association of Hong Kong Limited (Tel:2462 1507 / Email:ccta@daoist.org)
28/4/2017 – 29/4/20172nd Annual Congress of Association of Sports Institute in Asia (Hong Kong Sports Institute)A congress to explore the direction of sports development in Hong Kong and Asia on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. It comprises discussion on the topics of best practices of high performance training centres, sports science practices, capability building, future of sports in Asia and athlete life, encouraging the public to explore sports and healthy life from diversified anglesSha TinHong Kong Sports Institute (Tel: 2681 6130)
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)
29/4/2017Basic Law Quiz Competition Final cum Prize Presentation Ceremony (Y Studio, 2F, Youth Square)To promote Basic Law through organising quiz competitionEastern Home Affairs Bureau, Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and Working Group on Local Community under Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee (Tel: 2880 2492 / Email: enquiry@cpce.gov.hk)
29/4/2017Symposium in Commemoration of the 27th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law of HKSAR (B P International (Gordon Wu Hall))To deepen the public’s understanding of the Basic Law through a thematic forumYau Tsim MongJoint Committee for the Promotion of The Basic Law of Hong Kong (Tel:2519 3663 / Email: info@jcpbasiclaw.org.hk)
29/4/2017 - 4/5/2017Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR cum Elderly Vegetarian Feast (Ching Chung Koon, Tuen Mun)An vegetarian feast for the elderly in Tuen Mun to promote the traditional virtue of respecting the elderlyTuen MunChing Chung Taoist Association of Hong Kong Limited (Tel: 2462 1507 / Email:ccta@daoist.org)
29/4/2017 - 11/6/2017Hang Seng All School Championships 2017 (Cornwall Street Table Tennis Centre, Kowloon Tong)An annual inter-school table tennis competition for students of local tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools to enhance their skills through competing with each otherKowloon CityHong Kong Table Tennis Association (Tel:2575 5330 / Email: hktta@netvigator.com)
29/4/2017The Hong Kong Youth Translation Competition (Kowloon Technical School)A competition to enhance public awareness of the importance of translation as well as the youth’s proficiency in Chinese and English languages Sham Shui Po The Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee, and Junior Chamber International Peninsula (Tel: 2835 2190 / Email: enquiry@hkycac.org)
29/4/2017The Belt and Road Initiative - 2017 Inter-school Competition on Integrated Abilities of Senior Secondary Students in Hong Kong in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (19/F Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong )To introduce the “Belt and Road Initiative” and its opportunities to young people through inter-school competition and lecturesKowloon CityNew Territories Association of Societies (Tel:2652 9123 / Email:info@fnty.org.hk)
29/4/2017, 13/5/2017, 15/7/2017 and 16/7/2017Dream Builder 2017 (Lecture Theatre TU201 or N101, N102, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)The scheme aims at encouraging secondary students to build their ideal city through interesting 3D printing technology, with a view to making a better Hong KongYau Tsim MongJunior Chamber International Tai Ping Shan (Hong Kong) Limited (Tel: 6474 9969 / Email: info@jcitps.org.hk)
30/4/2017 – 6/5/201717th Asian School Tenpin Bowling Championships cum Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (South China Athletic Association Bowling Centre)A competition to promote and encourage wider participation of the youth in Asia(including Hong Kong) in Tenpin BowlingWan ChaiHong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress Limited (Tel:2891 9786 / Email:hktbc@netvigator.com)
30/4/2017An Evening of Enchanting Melody for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall)A concert comprising Chinese and Western orchestra, singing and dancing performances with a view to promoting cultural exchange and fostering cohesion in the communityCentral and WesternCentral and Western District Association for Culture and Arts (Tel:2858 9115 / Email: info@cwdaca.org)
30/4/201736th Chinese Martial Arts Self-Attainment Award Display (Kowloon Park Sports Centre)A martial arts event to promote traditional Chinese dragon and lion dances and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSARYau Tsim MongHong Kong Chinese Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Dance Association Limited (Tel:2394 4803 / 2504 8164 / Email:hkcmaa@hkolympic.org)
30/4/2017, 1/5/2017 and 3/5/2017Vegetarian “Poon Choi” Banquet for Ten-Thousand in Celebration of the Buddha’s Birthday and the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Tai Tong Organic EcoPark, Yuen Long)A vegetarian banquet in celebration of the Buddha’s Birthday with blessing ceremony for the elderly aiming to build a caring and inclusive communityYuen LongYuen Long District Coordinating Committee for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR (Tel:2479 2886)