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Cultural Services - [ Museums | Public Libraries | Cultural Venues | Cultural Programmes | Ticketing System

Museums:

History Museumsattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Museum of History 655 132 257
Law Uk Folk Museum 10 3 8
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum 35 9 19
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence (2) - - -
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum 56 11 47
Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery 40 19 50
Heritage Museumsattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Heritage Museum 539 94 326
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum 30 17 27
Hong Kong Railway Museum 201 67 134
Art Museumsattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Museum of Art (3) 116 233 579
Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware 109 24 55
Science Museumsattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Space Museum (4)      
Exhibition 386 55 497
Space Theatre Programme 267 - 145
Hong Kong Science Museum 876 102 1 075
Hong Kong Film Archiveattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Film Archive 106 21 44
Art Promotion Officeattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 42 13 39
Oil Street Art Space 130 39 82
Intangible Cultural Heritage Officeattendance ('000)
19/2020/21(1)21/22(1)
Sam Tung Uk Museum 68 9 34

Public Libraries:

Libraries (as at 31 March)no.
202122
Libraries 82 82 82
Self-service library stations 3 3 3
Library Stock (as at 31 March)no. ('000)
202122
Books 13 293 13 330 13 433
Multimedia materials 1 826 1 784 1 762
Usage of Public Libraries(5)no. ('000)
19/2020/2121/22
Books, periodicals, audio-cassettes, compact audio disc and CD-ROMs borrowed 40 451 21 625 28 071
Attendance at extension activities 15 488 3 338 8 125
Borrowers registered (as at 31 March) 4 686 4 715 4 771

Cultural Venues - Performances:

Cultural Venues(6) 19/2020/2121/22
City Hall no. of performances 426 113 382
 (Concert Hall & Theatre) attendance ('000) 231 29 188
HK Cultural Centre 
no. of performances 460 124 463
 (Concert Hall, Grand Theatre & Studio Theatre) attendance ('000) 356 45 284
Ko Shan Theatre no. of performances 513 152 430
 (Theatre & New Wing Auditorium) attendance ('000) 235 43 177
Yau Ma Tei Theatre no. of performances 218 89 162
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 40 8 25
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 196 41 146
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 41 4 23
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre no. of performances 243 65 187
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 68 9 49
Sheung Wan Civic Centre no. of performances 224 69 -(9)
 (Theatre) attendance ('000) 57 11 -(9)
HK Coliseum no. of performances 96 21 53
 (Arena) attendance ('000) 787 62 358
Queen Elizabeth Stadium no. of performances 180 16 69
 (Arena (7)) attendance ('000) 212 16 96
Tsuen Wan Town Hall no. of performances 448 66 351
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 157 8 97
Tuen Mun Town Hall no. of performances 570 101 174
 (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 192 16 48
North District Town Hall no. of performances 250 73 280
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 51 7 40
Tai Po Civic Centre no. of performances 465 179 406(10)
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre) attendance ('000) 81 17 48(10)

Cultural Venues - Performances

Cultural Venues(6) 19/2020/2121/22
Sha Tin Town Hall no. of performances 441 160 465
  (Auditorium & Cultural Activities Hall) attendance ('000) 192 32 154
Kwai Tsing Theatre no. of performances 340 94 250
 (Auditorium & Black Box Theatre) attendance ('000) 109 21 62
Yuen Long Theatre no. of performances 215 54 155
 (Auditorium) attendance ('000) 107 14 53

Cultural Venues - Usage Rates:

Cultural Venues(6)%
19/2020/2121/22
City Hall      
 Concert Hall 100 94 99
 Theatre 100 96 99
 Exhibition Hall 94 85 94
 Exhibition Gallery 88 69 84
HK Cultural Centre      
 Concert Hall 100 99 100
 Grand Theatre 100 100 100
 Studio Theatre 100 99 100
 Exhibition Gallery 92 87 83
Ko Shan Theatre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
New Wing Auditorium 100 100 100
Yau Ma Tei Theatre      
 Theatre 99 98 99
Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 96 91 95
 Cultural Activities Hall 84 90 95
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 100 100
 Cultural Activities Hall 93 81 93
Sheung Wan Civic Centre      
 Theatre 100 97 -(9)
 Exhibition Hall 74 54 -(9)
HK Coliseum      
 Arena 100 100 98
Queen Elizabeth Stadium      
 Arena 98 93 100
HK Science Museum      
 Lecture Hall(8) 80 79 94
 Special Exhibition Hall 100 100 100
HK Space Museum      
 Lecture Hall 83 84 83
HK Visual Arts Centre      
 Ceramic Studio 99 94 95
 Exhibition Gallery 100 100 100
Tsuen Wan Town Hall      
 Auditorium 100 82 97
 Cultural Activities Hall 97 97 91
 Exhibition Gallery 85 69 82
Tuen Mun Town Hall      
 Auditorium 99 97 91
 Cultural Activities Hall 94 99 91
 Exhibition Gallery 71 46 59
North District Town Hall      
 Auditorium 91 78 99
Tai Po Civic Centre      
 Auditorium 84 76 92(10)
 Black Box Theatre  76 49 70(10)
Sha Tin Town Hall      
 Auditorium 100 86 96
 Cultural Activities Hall 98 93 96
 Exhibition Gallery 79 64 65
Kwai Tsing Theatre      
 Auditorium 100 99 100
 Black Box Theatre 98 88 100
Yuen Long Theatre      
 Auditorium 91 94 91

Cultural Programmes:

Performing Offices 19/2020/2121/22
Cultural Presentations Section no. of performances 736 149 471(16)
  attendance ('000) 241 30 132(16)
Audience Building Office no. of performances 1 007 512 959
  attendance ('000) 204 113 161
Community Programmes Office(11a) no. of performances / online programmes 522 124 546(11b)
  attendance / view rate ('000) 939 7 448(11b)
Festivals Office (12)        
  International Arts Carnival / WeWeWebWeb Carnival no. of performances / episodes 268 96 140
  attendance / view rate ('000) 85 928 28
  New Vision Arts Festival / ReNew Vision no. of performances / episodes - 31 74
  attendance / view rate ('000) - 687 22
 World Cultures Festival no. of performances 125 - -
   attendance ('000) 61 - -
Film Programmes Office(17) no. of screenings 527 93 316(13)
   attendance ('000) 73 17 27(13)
Cultural Exchange Liaison Office(14) no. of performances 164 1 19
  attendance ('000) 265 0.5 7
Music Office (15) no. of performances 345 71 258
   attendance ('000) 152 29 90

Ticketing System:

Urban Ticketing System (URBTIX) 19/2020/2121/22
Tickets issued no. ('000) 2 813 499 1 708
Total sales HK$Mn. 974 134 489
 
Notes: (1) All museums under the management of the LCSD have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  (2) The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence has been temporarily closed since September 2018 for renovation.
  (3) The Hong Kong Museum of Art was temporarily closed from August 2015 for renovation and re-opened on 30 November 2019.
  (4) The Space Theatre of the Hong Kong Space Museum has been temporarily closed since 1 May 2020 for renovation and was reopened on 1 July 2021.
  (5) Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all public libraries have been closed and services have been suspended temporarily and intermittently since 29 January 2020. Most extension activities programmes could not be held as scheduled.
  (6) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all performing arts venues and Hong Kong Coliseum were closed from 29 January to 31 May, 15 July to 13 September (Hong Kong City Hall was closed till 16 September), 10 December 2020 to 18 February 2021 and 7 January to 20 April 2022.
  (7) The major and ancillary facilities of the Queen Elizabeth Stadium was temporarily closed from 12 March to 30 September 2021 as it was used as the Community Vaccination Centre and 7 January to 20 April 2022 in view of the development of COVID-19.
  (8) The Lecture Hall of Hong Kong Science Museum was temporarily closed from 1 June 2020 to 13 September 2020 and 9 August 2021 to 9 September 2021 for maintenance.
  (9) Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre and Exhibition Hall were closed from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2022 for refurbishment and improvement works.
  (10) Tai Po Civic Centre was closed from 1 November 2021 to the first quarter of 2025 for facility upgrading works.
  (11a) In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, programmes of Community Programmes Office had to be postponed or cancelled. Number of attendance was thus decreased.
  (11b) Including 62 online programmes and 16 000 viewers.
  (12) In 2021-22, "International Arts Carnival" and "New Vision Arts Festival" were held in hybrid mode in response to the pandemic, 22 and 26 episodes of online programme with 336 959 and 317 336 viewers were produced respectively in addition to on-site programmes reported above.
  (13) Film Programmes Office also had 14 online programmes with 10 313 views in 2021-22.
  (14) Most live cultural exchange were postponed programmes caused by COVID-19 pandemic. 36 programmes were conducted on line with over 5,470,000 viewers.
  (15) In view of COVID-19, school classes and LCSD performance venues were temporarily suspended or closed respectively, and social distancing measures were tightened. Subsequently, a certain number of music activities of the Music Office were cancelled or postponed and their participants were drastically dropped in 2021-22 fy.
  (16) Excluding 106 online programmes and 1 213 243 viewers.
  (17) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some programmes were not held as scheduled. The numbers of screenings and attendance were decreased.