The Leisure and Cultural Services Department invites interested individuals and subvented non-governmental organisations to apply to operate the latest round of Arts Fun Fair stalls at Kowloon Park to help make visits to the park more enjoyable. Applications will be open from tomorrow (April 4).
The Arts Fun Fair (Phase XIII) will be held at the Kowloon Park Loggia from 1pm to 7pm on Sundays and public holidays from June 5, 2011, to May 31, 2012.
The fair will feature 30 stalls selling handicrafts such as pottery, straw-weaving work, dough models, paper craftwork, carving work, accessories, floral artwork, sand paintings, cloth artwork and clay work. Other services such as photography, painting, calligraphy, silhouette cutting and sketching or caricature will also be provided.
The prospectus and application forms will be available from tomorrow on 1/F, Kowloon Park Management Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, or can be downloaded from the park's website (www.lcsd.gov.hk/parks/kp/en/arts_and_crafts.php). Office hours of the management office are from 8.30am to 6.15pm from Mondays to Fridays, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Completed application forms should be submitted together with copies of relevant proof of professional knowledge in the respective field (if any) and sample(s) of artwork or handicrafts (not more than three pieces) to the Kowloon Park Management Office during its office hours before 6.15pm on April 21, 2011.
The Arts Fun Fair Vetting Panel will consider the applications based on the variety, quality, creativity, artistic merit and attractiveness of the handicrafts or arts services, as well as applicants' relevant professional skills.
Successful applicants are required to pay a registration fee of $100 and a security deposit of $1,000 for each stall. The security deposit will be refunded upon the completion of the agreement, on condition that the stall operator has operated the stall for not less than 60% of the total business days stipulated in the agreement. Successful applicants are required to effect and keep in force a public liability insurance with an indemnity of not less than $6.5 million during the agreement period.
For enquiries, please call the Kowloon Park Management Office at 2724 3344 during office hours.
Ends/Sunday, April 3, 2011