Photos of the 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival Kick-off Press Conference

October 06th, 2010

The 2011 Hong Kong Arts Festival Kick-off Press Conference was held on 5 October, announcing details on more than 215 performances and events which will be presented from 17 February through to the 27 March 2011.

The press conference was hosted by Charles Lee, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society; Tisa Ho, Executive Director; and Grace Lang, Programme Director. Over 160 guests attended the press conference: journalists from Hong Kong and Mainland China; representatives from the arts community; members of supporting and sponsoring organizations; and artists participating in the 2011 HKAF.


39th HKAF Kick-off Press Conference

Charles Lee (Chairman, HKAF), Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF), Grace Lang (Programme Director, HKAF) speaking to over 160 guests and members of the press

Francis Tang and Tang Lok-yin (artists from New Stage Series: Tree Rhapsody), with Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF) and Charles Lee (Chairman, HKAF)

Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF), Charles Lee (Chairman, HKAF), David Wong (Deputy Chief Executive, Bank of China (HK))

Katy Cheng (Marketing Director, HKAF), Angel Yip Lai Lai (Chief Corporate Communications Manager, Chief Executive's Office, Bank of China (HK)) and Joyce Tse (Development Director, HKAF)

Jean Seabrook (Vice President & Manager, Philanthropy & Community Relations, Asia Pacific, J. P. Morgan) and Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF)

Artists, representatives from sponsoring organisations and members of the Festival after the 39th HKAF Kick-off Press Conference

Charles Lee (Chairman, HKAF), Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF) with Alex Fung (producer of Requiem for Flowers - Chet Lam x Shin Wong), Shin Wong (artist from Requiem for Flowers - Chet Lam x Shin Wong) and So Kwok-wan (Associate Programme Director, HKAF) and Festival colleague

Katy Cheng (Marketing Director, HKAF), Wong Wai-yin (pianist), Linda Yip (Programme Manager, HKAF) and Festival colleague

Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF) with twin brothers Chan Chi-chun [right] and Chan Chi-yuk [left] (dizi instrumentalists)

Pichead Amornsomboon [Lam Chak-kwan 林澤群] (artist from New Stage Series: Recycling Times) and Louisa So (artist from An Ordinary Man)

Katy Cheng (Marketing Director, HKAF), Ben Yuen (director from New Stage Series: Recycling Times) and Pichead Amornsomboon [Lam Chak-kwan 林澤群] (artist from New Stage Series: Recycling Times)

Katy Cheng (Marketing Director, HKAF), Chong Mui-ngam (playwright from Murder in San Jose), Alice Lau and Tang Wai-kit (artists from Murder in San Jose)

Cheung Kam-ching, Louisa So and Poon Chan-leung (artists from An Ordinary Man) with Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF)

Poon Chan-leung (director from An Ordinary Man), Cheung Kam-ching and Louisa So (artists from An Ordinary Man) with Frank Proctor (Publisher, MUSE Magazine)

Lee Lung, Nam Fung and Yau Sing-po (from Cantonese Opera - The Artistry of Fong Yim-fun) with Tisa Ho (Executive Director, HKAF)

Lee Lung, Nam Fung and Yau Sing-po (from Cantonese Opera - The Artistry of Fong Yim-fun), Li Chi-kei (artistic director for Cantonese Opera - The Artistry of Fong Yim-fun) and guests, with Charles Lee (Chairman, HKAF)


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