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International Museums Day 2010, Hong Kong, Introduction

In 1978 , the International Council of Museums (ICOM) designated 18 May as the annual International Museum Day (IMD). To promote the activities and services provided by museums in Hong Kong, as well as to interact with people from all walks of life, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has been celebrating the occasion in mid-May every year since 2001. The celebration also helps raise public awareness of museums¡¦ functions and missions in society.

¡§Museums for Social Harmony¡¨ is the theme of this year¡¦s International Museum Day. We encourage different parties to visit museums, to foster goodwill and enhance peaceful coexistence, and so help build a harmonious society.

There will be free public admission to most of the local participating venues over the IMD weekend, on 15 and 16 May 2010. Also during these two days, different museums will hold educational and entertainingprogrammes. Come and join the fun!

For details of IMD 2010, Hong Kong, please refer to the announcements by individual museums, and visit the website of Hong Kong Museum of Art http://hk.art.museum for the list of participating museums.


Space Museum Activities in Hong Kong International Museum Day 2010

Astronomy Demonstration : Touring our Solar System
( conducted in Cantonese )

Date : 15 May 2009 (Sat)
Time : 2:30pm to 3:30 pm
Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum

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Film Show: How to Colonise the Stars

Date : 15 May 2010 (Sat)
Time : 4pm to 5 pm
Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum

Free admission on a first come, first served basis
Programmes are narrated in English with Chinese subtitles

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Astronomical Observation : Solar Observation
(conducted in Cantonese)

Date : 15 and 16 May 2010 (Sat and Sun)
Time : 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Venue : Roof, Hong Kong Space Museum

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"The Lunar Occultation of Venus" Observation cum Visit to Astropark and iObservatory 
(conducted in Cantonese)

Date : 16 May 2010 (Sun)
Time : 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue : Roof, Hong Kong Space Museum

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