The star dancers are ‘toeing’ their lines. Get moving and join us. 4 March 2012, here we come!
4 March 2012 (Sun) 12:30pm - 6:00pm Hong Kong City Hall
Free Admission. Come & join us
Event Ambassadors Lau Siu-ming Mui Cheuk-yin Li Long-hin* Lee Hiu-ching
The Dance Parade
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Choreographers: Max Lee@Biuguk Ivanhoe Lam Elaine Kwok Cyrus Hui Rebecca Wong Chloe Wong
Percussion: 4 Gig Heads Percussion Group
Performers: CCC Yenching College CNEC Christian College Salesians of Don Bosco Ng Siu Mui Secondary School Tuen Mun Catholic Secondary School Carmel Bunnan Tong Memorial Secondary School The HK Academy for Performing Arts, School of Dance De La Salle Secondary School, New Territories St. Stephen's Church College Our Lady of the Rosary College Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Kwai Chung) St. Paul's School (Lam Tin)
Main Stage at Edinburgh Place
MC: Andy Wong, Eve Leung, Zhang Guodong
Opening Performance — City Hall and I 1:00pm-1:20pm
Choreographers & Dancers Andy Wong Ong Yong-lock Yuri Ng Xing Liang Allen Lam Pewan Chow Victor Ma Abby Chan Mui Cheuk-yin Francis Leung Popo Tso Dick Wong Daniel Yeung Lau Siu-ming Mandy Yim
Dance Days of Youth — Then and Now 1:30pm-5:45pm
Performing Groups Hibiscus Dance Company Crystal Western Folk Dance Troupe Ho Ho Chuen Dance Organizations Belilios Public School Hong Kong Youth Dance Group Hong Kong South East Asia Dance Troupe School of Dance, The HK Academy for Performing Arts Starwave Production Billy Chan Dance Concepts Legacy European Folk Dance Troupe Yuen Hai Artiste Troupe Elegance Society Dance Troupe Inspired Dance Company Alan & Becky Dance Group Man Kiu College Sacred Heart Canossian College Budlet Folk Dance Club Nancy Chiu Ballet Studio Forever Dance Troupe WDQN Alumni, CCDC Dance Centre Cultural Committee of Alliance of Progressive Labor - Hong Kong La P en V Innovative Dance Platform R & T (Rhythm & Tempo) T & Y Creative Arts
Gotta Dance at the City Hall! 5:45pm-6:00pm
Choreographers: Angela Hang, Gat Wong Dancers: Studiodanz
Participants will be invited to join in the dance finale
(In Chinese stroke order)
MC: Abby Chan
Celebrate in Motion 1:30pm-5:45pm
Performing Groups: Unlock Dancing Plaza Y-Space E-Side Dance Company The Hong Kong Ballet The Hong Kong Ballet Group Hong Kong Dance Company City Contemporary Dance Company DanceArt Hong Kong Miranda Chin Dance Company
Some performances contain guided segments
Celebrity Talks — Those Were the Days
Planting Trees on Concrete Ground 2:00pm Host: Willy Tsao Guests: Lau Siu-ming, Helen Lai
Chinese Dance • Hong Kong Dance 3:00pm Host: Mui Cheuk-yin Guests: Lau Siu-ming, Chu Kit, Lau So-kam
Ballet — Say It Through Dance 4:00pm Host: Yuri Ng Guests: Sylvia Wu, Tasha Wong, Christina Lai, Stella Lau
Environmental Dance — In Time under the Line 3:15pm & 5:15pm
Choreographers & Dancers: Max Lee@Biuguk Ivanhoe Lam Elaine Kwok Cyrus Hui Rebecca Wong Chloe Wong
Flash Dance, Jump! A photographer will take pictures of you as you dance, against the backdrop of the City Hall High Block.
Dance Along the Way The ground will be marked with various dance steps to give you a crash course in dance.
Welcome to bring your own camera on event day
Dances that Will Stay in Our Memory Forever Here you will see or revisit some of the most memorable dance performances by local dance groups/artists.
Dance in Hong Kong — A Time Tunnel A gallery and a time tunnel that will take you back in time to trace the development of dance in Hong Kong.
Advisor: Daniel Yeung
Theme Dance of Dance Day
Learn the moves on site At the Main Stage, Edinburgh Place and Memorial Garden, there will be hourly sessions led by Studiodanz to teach the moves of the dance genre designated as the theme for this year’s Dance Day. Do come and learn so as to familiarize yourself with the moves to join the Closing Performance.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support to the event Civil Aid Service The Hong Kong Girl Guides Association Hong Kong Dance Federation Association of Hong Kong Dance Organizations Hong Kong Arts Development Council Hong Kong Dance Alliance Hong Kong DanceSport Association Agency for Volunteer Service Auxiliary Medical Service Dance and Multi-Arts Art Form Panel of LCSD And the many other people & organizations associated with staging this event
Organizing Committee of Dance Day 2012 Anothermountainman, Andy Wong, Yuri Ng, Mui Cheuk-yin, Willy Tsao, Lau Siu-ming
*Li Long-hin appears by kind permission of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, School of Dance
Pgramme Enquiries: 2268 7323
The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.
Presented by Leisure and Cultural Services Department