Photos and Videos of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival Kick-off Press Conference

October 13th, 2014

The 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival Kick-off Press Conference was held on 13 October, announcing details on 137 performances, featuring 49 international and local ensembles or solo artists.

The press conference was hosted by Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, Tisa Ho, Executive Director; and Grace Lang, Programme Director. Over 120 guests attended the press conference: journalists, representatives from the arts community, members of supporting and sponsoring organisations, and artists participating in the 43rd HKAF.

The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, giving a welcome speech at the Press Conference of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival

 

Ms Tisa Ho, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, describing the major strands of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival


Ms Grace Lang, Programme Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, introducing the line-up of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival

Representatives of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society are pictured here with artists and representatives of Sponsors of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival

 

The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society (2nd right), and Ms Tisa Ho, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society (1st left) pictured with United Overseas Bank’s Mrs Christine Ip, Managing Director & CEO (2nd left) and Ms Marietta Li (1st right), Senior VP and Head of Business Planning & Corporate Communications, at the Kick-off Press Conference of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival

 

(From right) Mr Cheung Leong, Executive Director, Charities and Community of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society pictured with Ms Rebecca Wong and Ms Tracy Wong, two of the choreographers participating in the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival’s The Hong Kong Jockey Club Contemporary Dance Series

 

(From right) Mr Cheung Leong, Executive Director for Charities and Community of The Hong Kong Jockey Club and The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society pictured with Dr Chan Hing-yan, composer of Datong-The Chinese Utopia, a Jockey Club Local Creative Talents Series programme.

 

(From right) The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society; Ms Pang Hang-ying, actress of The Amahs; Mr Roy Szeto, director of The Amahs; Mr Roger Lee, playwright and production consultant of The Amahs; and Ms Tisa Ho, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society pictured at the Kick-off Press Conference of the 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival.

 

Mr Danny Li Chi-kei, Artistic Director of Cantonese Opera (2nd right) and The Hon Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Festival (3rd right), pictured with the main cast of Lovers’ Tears Mr Lee Lung (4th left) and Ms Chan Wing-yi (3rd left), and performers of another Cantonese opera programme Wong Po-huen (1st left), Li Pui-yan (2nd left) and Leung Wai-hong (1st right)

 

The 43rd HKAF Kick-off Press Conference

 

Guests watching the video highlights of the 43rd HKAF

 

A guest reading the 43rd HKAF Programme & Booking Guide


(From right) Chow Fan-fu, Music Critic, Katy Cheng, Marketing Director of HKAF and Yip Wing-sie, Music Director / Conductor of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

 

Tang Wai-kit, Director of The Crowd and Katy Cheng, Marketing Director of HKAF



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