Applications invited for 2008-09 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department is inviting applications for the "2008-09 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme", which aims to collaborate with performing artists and art groups to organise outreach arts activities throughout Hong Kong for the public or specific groups, bringing the arts into the community.
Applicants should be registered local non-profit-making performing arts groups or ensembles of artists which, in the past three years, have been active in a specific art form in Hong Kong, with proven experience and artistic merit in public performances. Applicants may submit proposals for audience building/arts educational activities that are specially designed for particular community group(s) or will be conducted in specific district(s), or for audience building/arts educational activities that are designed to cater for the general public.
A maximum of one proposal should be submitted for each type of activity and only one of the proposals submitted by the same applicant will be considered by the department each year. The proposal should cover one or more performing art forms including opera/operatic singing, dance, music, theatrical arts (including drama, mime, magic, puppetry, etc.) and multimedia arts. Proposed projects may include one or a combination of the following types of activities: performances, workshops, lectures, demonstrations or episodic performances and exhibitions, with creativity.
Application forms and detailed information of the scheme are available at http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp
, and can be obtained by mail or in person from the Audience Building Office at Podium, Administration Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday); or by fax at 2721 2019.
Completed application forms should be submitted with supporting information to the Audience Building Office not later than 6pm on May 7 (Wednesday). Please mark "2008-09 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme" on the envelope.
For enquiries, please call 2268 7321.
Ends/Thursday, March 27, 2008