Hong Kong Cultural Centre holds Open House tomorrow
The Hong Kong Cultural Centre (HKCC) Open House, organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will be held tomorrow, November 29 from 2pm to 5.30pm.
Programmes taking place in the Concert Hall and the foyer and on the piazza include a pipe organ recital, children's theatre, Chinese puppet shows, dance and drama, magic and acrobatics, clowns and jugglers. Handicraft and games stalls will also be open.
The Concert Hall pipe organ recital will climax five months of training for eight talented students and their instructor, Chiu Siu Ling. And audiences will have the chance to take a close look at the majestic instrument.
Free tickets for the organ recital are still available at the HKCC Enquiries Counter on a first-come, first-served basis. The limit is four tickets per person. The Enquiries Counter is open from 9am to 9pm daily.
In the foyer, students and instructors from the Modern Dance Education Series of DanceArt Hong Kong and the Theatre Education Series of Prospects Theatre Company will stage a dance and drama performance, "YoungStars On Stage".
Members of the public can sign up on the spot as "Friends of HKCC", entitling them to extra souvenirs. Other HKCC souvenir collections will be available at special prices.
The piazza will be the site of an eclectic mix of entertainment.
"Happy Together" is packed with magic, acrobatics, interactive theatre and a traditional Chinese puppet show to delight children. "Mega Fever" will showcase thunderous African drumming, hot dancing in the Hawaiian, Polynesian, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Brazilian styles, amazing juggling, mysterious Middle Eastern dancing and a dazzling magic show.
Among the handicrafts stalls, visitors will find a photo gallery, crystal tattooing, nail painting and glass painting.
The public can also enjoy delightful music by the Accordion & Saxophone Duo while cartoon mascots parade around the venue adding colour to the event.
Enquiries can be made at 2734 2820.
Ends/Friday, November 28, 2003