Annual Report 2004 - Leisure and Cultural Services Department Brand Hong Kong - Asia's world city
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  Major Cultural Events
Date Event
Dec 12, 2003 — Feb 29, 2004 Attraction & Magic Early European Cinema exhibition at the Hong Kong Film Archive
Dec 20, 2003 — Feb 22, 2004 Early European Cinema Italy 1909-1927
Jan — Jun New Face of Heritage — Installation of Public Artworks at Yat Chung, Stage II open competition
Jan 2 — Feb 22 Book Donation and Sale Campaign
Jan 2 — May 2 Planetary Landscapes: Sculpting the Solar System exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum
Jan 6 — 18 UK Film Festival
Jan 10 — 25 Four Bronze Animal Heads from Yuanmingyuan exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum

A unique exhibition showcasing four bronze animal heads that once formed part of the water clock fountain in Yuanmingyuan (the Summer Palace) opens at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.

A unique exhibition showcasing four bronze animal heads that once formed part of the water clock fountain in Yuanmingyuan (the Summer Palace) opens at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
Jan 11 — Nov 30 Let's Drink for Our Pleasure: Pu'er Tea and Teaware exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Jan 17 — 18 Lu You and Tang Wan (New Edition) by Zhejiang Little Hundred-Flower Yue Opera Troupe at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Jan 17 — Feb 22 Spectacular Lantern Display at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre piazza
Intricate lanterns displayed at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre piazza.
Intricate lanterns displayed at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre piazza.
Jan 23 Lunar New Year Fireworks Display
A spectacular fireworks display over Victoria Harbour adds to the festive atmosphere of the Lunar New Year.
A spectacular fireworks display over Victoria Harbour adds to the festive atmosphere of the Lunar New Year.
Jan 29 — Feb 19 Getting to Know Chinese Lanterns exhibition at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre foyer
Feb 1 — Mar 27 Appearance of Flower, Spirit of Jade — Shanghai Opera on Film
Feb 4 — 6 Spring Lantern Carnivals
Feb 13 — Mar 14 Early European Cinema France 1895-1928
Feb 20 — 21 Lantern Romance by City Contemporary Dance Company at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre piazza
Feb 20 — May 2 Liu Guosong A Universe of His Own exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Feb 27 — May 2 Vietnam Behind the Lines: Images from the War 1965?975 exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Feb 28 — May 26 Fine Dining: Ancient Chinese Culinary Ware exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Fine Dining: Ancient Chinese Culinary Ware exhibition traces the changes in Chinese food culture over the centuries.
Fine Dining: Ancient Chinese Culinary Ware exhibition traces the changes in Chinese food culture over the centuries.
Mar — Jun Treasures of the Chengde Summer Palace exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of History
Mar 10, 2004 — Feb 18, 2005 Pottery and Porcelain: A Journey of Discovery exhibition at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
Mar 18 — 20 International Conference on the Production of Food and Foodways in Asia at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Mar 20 — Apr 5 Early European Cinema Germany 1911-1929
Apr — July The Hong Kong Museum of History staged the Bits of Old Hong Kong exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing
Apr 3 Opening of the Tung Chung Public Library
Apr 4 The 23 rd Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony
Apr 6 — 21 The 28th Hong Kong International Film Festival
Apr 6 — Jul 4 Novel • Drama Melodrama: Cantonese and Mandarin Classics of the 1950s and 60s film programme
Apr 23 Prize Presentation for '4.23 World Book Day — Reading Book Reports Competitions'
Apr 23 — 24 Merce Cunningham Dance Company from USA at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Apr 28 — Oct 25 Banknotes that Tell a Story exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
The history of banknote design in Hong Kong is told through the Banknotes that Tell a Story exhibition.
The history of banknote design in Hong Kong is told through the Banknotes that Tell a Story exhibition.
May 15 — Jul 11 Topologies of the Instant Digital Installation of N+N Corsino exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
May 20 — 24 Hamlet by the International Confederation of Theatre Associations from Russia at Hong Kong Cultural Centre
William Shakespeare's Hamlet is brought to the stage in Hong Kong by the International Confederation of Theatre Association from Russia.
William Shakespeare's Hamlet is brought to the stage in Hong Kong by the International Confederation of Theatre Association from Russia.
May 21 — 23 The Peony Pavilion by the Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre of Jiangsu at Sha Tin Town Hall
Jun — Oct The East River Column and the Hong Kong-Kowloon Independent Brigade exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
Jun 2 — Oct 11 Memories of Home: 50 Years of Public Housing in Hong Kong exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Jun 3 — 5 Cullberg Ballet from Sweden at Kwai Tsing Theatre
Sweden's Cullberg Ballet performance of Home and Home integrates movements from classical ballet with jazz and hip hop.
Sweden's Cullberg Ballet performance of Home and Home integrates movements from classical ballet with jazz and hip hop.
Jun 7 Jazz Up Series — Concert by Count Basie Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Jun 12 — 27 Czech Film Fest
Jun 19 — 20 Budapest Festival Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Sha Tin Town Hall
Jun 28 — Jul 4 Brazilian Film Week
Jul — Oct History Re-stored: Ancient Greek Coins from the Zhuyuetang Collection exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of History
The renowned Zhuyuetang Collection allows visitors to learn more about ancient Greece in History Re-stored: Ancient Greek Coins from the Zhuyuetang Collection exhibition.
The renowned Zhuyuetang Collection allows visitors to learn more about ancient Greece in History Re-stored: Ancient Greek Coins from the Zhuyuetang Collection exhibition.
Jul 2004 — Apr 2007 Supporting exhibits of Ancient Chinese Astronomy on loan to USA for exchange of exhibitions
Jul 2 — 18 The 5th Hong Kong Literature Festival
Jul 12 — Oct 4 Hong Kong Foodscape: Text • Image • Installation exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Hong Kong Foodscape: Text • Image • Installation exhibition explores Hong Kong's food culture through a mix of poetry, photographs and installations.
Hong Kong Foodscape: Text • Image • Installation exhibition explores Hong Kong's food culture through a mix of poetry, photographs and installations.
Jul 14 — Aug 29 International Arts Carnival
A stunning opening to the International Arts Carnival by the Zunyi Acrobatic Troupe and Guizhou Provincial Song and Dance Ensemble in Dreamscape — the Secret Garden of Guizhou.
A stunning opening to the International Arts Carnival by the Zunyi Acrobatic Troupe and Guizhou Provincial Song and Dance Ensemble in Dreamscape — the Secret Garden of Guizhou.
Jul 14 — Aug 29 International Children's Film Carnival
July 16 — Aug 22 Time and Tide Changes in Hong Kong Cinema of the 70s exhibition at the Hong Kong Film Archive
Jul 21 — 25 Othello by Cheek by Jowl from UK at Hong Kong City Hall
Jul 23 — Sept 5 Parallel Time Multi-media Art exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Jul 24 — Aug 23 Summer Reading Month
The opening of the Summer Reading Month 2004 was marked by performances from participants in the prize presentation ceremony for the Chinese Story Writing Competition for Students.
The opening of the Summer Reading Month 2004 was marked by performances from participants in the prize presentation ceremony for the Chinese Story Writing Competition for Students.
Aug 1 — 11 Summer Science Week and Science Alive exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum
Aug 6 — 22 Repertory Cinema 2004: Lina Wertmuller
Aug 16, 2004 — Jan 24, 2005 Flip: Chinese Contemporary Book Design exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Aug 20 — Dec 5 Body Parts exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum
Sep 2004 — Mar 2005 The 10th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards
Sep 1, 2004 — Jul 1, 2005 A Study of Chinese Paintings exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Sept 2 — 5 Eifman Ballet from Russia at Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Sep 3 — Dec 26 A Walk on the Path of Art Donation of Ink Painting and Calligraphy by Mr Lin Jen-tong at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Sep 4 — 23 Treasures of Music An Exhibition of Hong Kong Music Documents Collected at the Hong Kong Central Library
Sep 4 — Oct 3 Treasures from Overseas: Films of Li Lihua
Sep 13, 2004 — Mar 2005 Flowers in the Mirrors exhibition on loan to Palais de la Dmcouverte, Paris, France as one of the exchange programmes of the France-China Cultural Years
Sept 16 — 20 Gounod's Opera Faust at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Sept 22 'Jazz Up Series' — Concert by Herbie Hancock (pianist), Wayne Shorter (saxophonist), Dave Holland (bassist) and Brian Blade (drummer) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Sept 23 — Oct 21 Spectacular Lantern Display at Kowloon Park
Sept 27 — 29 Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals
Sept 29 — 30 Shanghai Symphony Orchestra at Sha Tin Town Hall and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Oct 15, 2004 — May 31, 2005 Serving Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Volunteers exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
Oct 1 Shanghai Opera House Chorus / Conductor: Zhang Liang, at Tuen Mun Town Hall
Oct 1 National Day Fireworks Display
Oct 7 — 10 Yu Kuizhi and China Peking Opera Troupe at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Oct 15 — 31 Repertory Cinema 2004: Andrei Tarkovsky
Oct 15 — Nov 7 Western China Film Festival
Oct 16 — 17 Distinguished Chinese Scientist Lecture Series at the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Central Library
Oct 19 — Nov 21 New Vision Arts Festival
Oct 28 — Nov 20 Microwave International Media Art Festival
Oct 29 — Nov 12 Tradition and Innovation: Photography Exhibition 2004 at the Hong Kong Central Library
The great variety of style and trends in photography are revealed in Tradition and Innovation Photography exhibition, which features works collected from different generations of worldwide ethnic Chinese photographers.
The great variety of style and trends in photography are revealed in Tradition and Innovation Photography exhibition, which features works collected from different generations of worldwide ethnic Chinese photographers.
Oct 31 Encore Series Duo Recital by Yo-Yo Ma (Cello) & Kathryn Stott (Piano) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Oct 31 Asia Ethnic Cultural Performances at Kowloon Park piazza
Nov 10, 2004 — Feb 21, 2005 Hunting and Rituals: Treasures from the Ancient Dian Kingdom of Yunnan exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of History
The exhibition, Hunting and Rituals: Treasures from the Ancient Dian Kingdom of Yunnan, gives visitors a glimpse of the culture, everyday life and the arts and crafts of the kingdom.
The exhibition, Hunting and Rituals: Treasures from the Ancient Dian Kingdom of Yunnan, gives visitors a glimpse of the culture, everyday life and the arts and crafts of the kingdom.
Nov 11 Orchestra de Paris at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Nov 17, 2004 — Apr 18, 2005 building hong kong: redwhiteblue exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Nov 24 — 25 National Ballet of China at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Nov 25 — 28 Inside the Skeleton of the Whale by Odin Teatret from Denmark at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Led by Modern Theatre director Eugenio Barba, the Odin Teatret debuts with Inside the Skeleton of the Whale at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
Led by Modern Theatre director Eugenio Barba, the Odin Teatret debuts with Inside the Skeleton of the Whale at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
Nov 27 — 28 Symposium for the Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2004 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Nov 27, 2004 — Jun 27, 2005 Visual Dynamic: Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2004 exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Nov 28 Bravo! A Cantonese Opera Fiesta — Cantonese Opera Day 2004 at Sha Tin Town Hall
A striking tableau by young performers in Bravo! A Cantonese Opera Fiesta — Cantonese Opera Day 2004 at Sha Tin Town Hall.
A striking tableau by young performers in Bravo! A Cantonese Opera Fiesta — Cantonese Opera Day 2004 at Sha Tin Town Hall.
Nov 28, 2004 — Jan 15, 2005 In Memory of Yam Kim-fai film programme
Dec 1 — 4 The Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centres Conference was hosted by the Hong Kong Science Museum
Dec 3 — 18 Repertory Cinema 2004: Mizoguchi Kenji
Dec 7 — 19 The 27th French Cinepanorama
Dec 18 Opening of Tai Po Public Library
Captivated children tune in to the audio facilities at the Tai Po Public Library.
Captivated children tune in to the audio facilities at the Tai Po Public Library.
Dec 20 Opening of the Basic Law Library at the City Hall Public Library
Dec 20 Mobile Library 9 put into service
Dec 22, 2004 — Jul 11, 2005 A Synthesis of Lyrical Excellence & Martial Agility: The Stage Art of Ng Kwan Lai exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Costumes and accessories, librettos, publicity material and photographs donated by renowned Cantonese opera actress Ng Kwan Lai provide an insight into her life at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
Costumes and accessories, librettos, publicity material and photographs donated by renowned Cantonese opera actress Ng Kwan Lai provide an insight into her life at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
Dec 24, 2004 — Mar 28, 2005 Huang Yongyu at 80: An Art Exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
Internationally acclaimed artist Huang Yongyu with LCSD Director Ms Anissa Wong at the opening of Huang Yongyu at 80: An Art Exhibition, which features his latest ink paintings, sculptures and ceramic works.
Internationally acclaimed artist Huang Yongyu with LCSD Director Ms Anissa Wong at the opening of Huang Yongyu at 80: An Art Exhibition, which features his latest ink paintings, sculptures and ceramic works.
Dec 31 Verdi's Opera La Traviata at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Verdi's classic love story La Traviata at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
Verdi's classic love story La Traviata at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
Dec 31 New Year's Eve Countdown Carnival at Sha Tin Park and Sha Tin Town Hall
Revellers at the New Year's Eve Countdown Carnival at Sha Tin Park and Sha Tin Town Hall.
Revellers at the New Year's Eve Countdown Carnival at Sha Tin Park and Sha Tin Town Hall.
 
 
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