Dance Day 12.3.4 to celebrate City Hall's 50th anniversary
Dance Day 12.3.4 – a special name for a special event. A stellar meeting of local dancers, dance groups and members of the public, Dance Day will take place on March 4, 2012 (Sunday) in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hong Kong City Hall.
This year's Dance Day is being held at Hong Kong City Hall to mark a milestone in the building's history. Four event ambassadors Lau Siu-ming, Mui Cheuk-yin, Li Long-hin and Lee Hiu-ching - will team up with 700 performers including veterans, emerging dancers, dance troupes, arts groups and schools and members of the public for a fabulous and unforgettable programme. The opening parade, which includes 200 participants, will take place at 12.30pm. Other activities and shows will start immediately after the opening ceremony.
The event will showcase a wide range of dance and offer enriching activities for all walks of life. These include the newly created dance piece "City Hall and I", celebrity talks by renowned dancers in "Those Were the Days", an environmental dance in the Memorial Garden, and the photography corner "Flash Dance, Jump!" to capture your best dance pose. "Dance in Hong Kong - A Time Tunnel" will take you back in time to trace the development of dance in Hong Kong, and then there's "Dance Along the Way", and many more.
One of the many attractions is the event's theme dance, which is featured on the Internet at www.facebook.com/danceday or www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/dance/0000033a.html. Come along and learn the dance with professional dancers on the day.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has invited a wide array of local dance performers and contributers to participate in this important event. They include Andy Wong, Ong Yong Lock, Yuri Ng, Xing Liang, Chu Kit, Max Lee@Biuguk, Sylvia Wu, Allen Lam, Pewan Chow, Ivanhoe Lam, Victor Ma, Abby Chan, Elaine Kwok, Mui Cheuk-yin, Cyrus Hui, Francis Leung, Willy Tsao, Popo Tso, Dick Wong, Rebecca Wong, Tasha Wong, Chloe Wong, Daniel Yeung, Lau Siu-ming, Lau So-kam, Christina Lai, Helen Lai, Stella Lau, Angela Hang, Mandy Yim, Hibiscus Dance Company, Unlock Dancing Plaza, Y-Space, Crystal Western Folk Dance Troupe, Ho Ho Chuen Dance Organizations, E-Side Dance Company, Hong Kong Youth Dance Group, Hong Kong South East Asia Dance Troupe, The Hong Kong Ballet, The Hong Kong Ballet Group, Hong Kong Dance Company, School of Dance of The HK Academy for Performing Arts, City Contemporary Dance Company, Starwave Production, Billy Chan Dance Concepts, Legacy European Folk Dance Troupe, DanceArt Hong Kong, Yuen Hai Artiste Troupe, Elegance Society Dance Troupe, Inspired Dance Company, Alan & Becky Dance Group, Budlet Folk Dance Club, Nancy Chiu Ballet Studio, Forever Dance Troupe, Miranda Chin Dance Company, La P en V Innovative Dance Platform, WDQN Alumni of CCDC Dance Centre, Cultural Committee of Alliance of Progressive Labor – Hong Kong, R & T (Rhythm & Tempo), T & Y Creative Art, Belilios Public School, Man Kiu College and Sacred Heart Canossian College.
This is an event for all the family, dance enthusiasts and young people. It will start at 12.30pm and end at 6pm. Admission is free.
For enquiry, please call 2268 7323; or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/dance/0000033a.html and www.facebook.com/danceday for more information.
Ends/Thursday, February 23, 2012