The Hong Kong City Hall, opened in 1962, is turning 50 in 2012. The purpose of the City Hall has indeed been richly carried through year upon year. Fifty crowded years have not only buried, once and for all, the myth of a Hong Kong deficient in culture, but also have helped produce a whole new generation of lovers of music, dance, drama, films, literature and paintings. It has continued to welcome genius and talent from distant lands and Hong Kong’s own.
Over the past 50 years, the City Hall has drawn together the people of Hong Kong into an integrated community. Having stood by the people through good times and bad, the City Hall is not