PRESS RELEASES IN 2011

28 Dec Programme Cancellation Announcement: Charlie Haden Quartet West Cancelled Performances on 3 – 4 February 2012 01 Dec The 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival 2012 Advance Sales Set A New Record With Over 10,000 booking forms Counter Booking Begins Saturday 3 December 2011 Additional Performances Announced 03 Oct The 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival 2012 03 Oct The 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival 2012 New Works, Asian and World Premiere Programmes 03 Oct 2012 Hong Kong Arts Festival Statistics 03 Oct Speech by Grace Lang, Programme Director of Hong Kong Arts Festival at the 40th HKAF Kick-off Press Conference on 3 October 2011 03 Oct Speech by Tisa Ho, Executive Director of Hong Kong Arts Festival at the 40th HKAF Kick-off Press Conference on 3 October 2011 03 Oct Speech by Mr Charles Lee, Chairman of Hong Kong Arts Festival Society at the 40th HKAF Kick-off Press Conference on 3 October 2011 03 Oct Photos of the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival Kick-off Press Conference 21 Apr Hong Kong Arts Festival Scoops top drama awards in Shanghai and Hong Kong 18 Apr Hong Kong Arts Festival’s First iPhone app Wins Best Lifestyle (Social Community) Gold Award At the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2011 28 Mar 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival 2011 officially closes 95% of tickets sold 40th HKAF starts this September With Sam Mendes and Kevin Spacey in Shakespheare’s Richard III 08 Mar BREAKING NEWS: Academy Award Winner Kevin Spacey performs at the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival this September directed by Sam Mendes Early Bird Booking BEGINS NOW 25 Feb Breaking news: Kevin Spacey will perform at the HKAF THIS SEPTEMBER Early Bird bookings begin today - ACT NOW! 21 Feb 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival 2011 Officially opens tomorrow (22 Feb) for six weeks Over 120,000 tickets have been sold 21 Jan The Hallé Orchestra Britain’s oldest professional orchestra Performs at the 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival

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