2023 Performing Arts Carnival@Sha Tin Town Hall

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A Glamorous Convergence of the Arts


22.10.2023 (Sun) 2pm - 5pm

Free Admission


(Suitable for ages 3 and above)
Admission ticket is not required for Auditorium programmes.
Limited seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Original Musical Home Sweet Home (Excerpts)

The story revolves around four neighbouring tenants of subdivided units. Under the same roof, they face their own problems in life while searching for the place called "home".

Music, Lyrics, Musical Director
: Chui Wai-yin, Peco
Playwright : Cheung Fei-fan
Director : Li Wing-hong
Choreographer : Chow Wing-sze Seesy 
Actors (Inaugural class of the Acting for Musical Theatre major)
: Cheng Hoi-man, Chu Po-ching, Chung Ho-shun, 
  Leung Ho-yi, Ngan Hei-yuen, Wai Cheuk-nam,
  Wong Tsz-yui
Musicians : Stanley Cheung, Anson Tang, So Chuen-on
Assistant to Musical Director : Tam Pak-huen 
Music Score Processing Assistant
: Yoko Yung

Dedicated to promoting the rich concert repertoire as well as wind and brass repertoire, the HKAPA’s Wind and Brass Ensemble features the Academy’s most talented students, who ardently bring their performances to the community. With both original and arranged works, the programme of the concert will be a diverse and balanced blend of musical pieces of different styles.

Wind & Brass Music Ensemble

1. Academic Fanfare Micro
Composer: Daniel Thrower 
Carmen Fantasia
Composer: Georges Bizet
Arranger: Bill Holocombe 
Academy Alumni Brass Quintet:
Trumpets: Yeung Shing-yau (Graduate of 2021) , Yu Long-ching (Graduate of 2022) 
Horn: Kwan Long-ching (Graduate of 2021) 
Trombone: Woo Ho-ting Anson (Graduate of 2021) 
Tuba: Fong Chin-hong Ricky (Graduate of 2020) 
2. Excerpts from the Summer Music
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Academy Woodwind Quintet:
Flute: Lin Xiao-tong Valerie
Oboe: Lai Chi-yuen Pedro
Clarinet: Tse Ho-san Toby  
Horn: Yeung Hei-chun Jason
Bassoon: Dechasophoon Aphichat
3. Casbah of Tetouan, A Tone Poem for Brass Quintet
Composer:  Kerry Turner  
Academy Brass Quintet:
Trumpets: To Hau-suet Venus, Wong Lok-yung
Horn: Lin Han 
Trombone: Yiu Dorcas 
Tuba: Chan Chak-hong
4. Czech Suite, Op. 39 - V. Finale (Furiant)  
Composer: Antonín Dvořák
Arranger: Graham Sheen
Conductor: Fok Chin-wai Virgil
Academy Double Wind Quintet:
Flutes:  Lin Xiao-tong Valerie, Leong Ieng-leng Eryn
Oboes:  Yu Wai-shun Vincent, Lai Chi-yuen Pedro          
Clarinets:  Tse Ho-san Toby, Chu Cheuk-yan 
Horns:  Cheong Man U Derrick, Yeung Hei-chun Jason 
Bassoons:  Dechasophoon Aphichat, Lau Ho-shun Adrian
Master of Ceremony:  Fok Chin-wai Virgil
Student Coordinator:  Fok Chin-wai Virgil
Teachers/Coaches: Prof. Yiu Song-lam, Fung Ka-hing

1. Ballet: An Excerpt of Inside Out

Created in 2018, Inside Out explores the subtle relationship between the dancers and the barre in ballet training. This is an experiment work that breaks up the traditional form of ballet technique by challenging the traditional use of the barre.

Choreographer : Nguyen Ngoc Anh
Music The Last Breath
Composer : Ezio Bosso
Set Designer : Nguyen Ngoc Anh
Dancer : Chen Wai-sze, Ho Hei-yu, Lau Cheuk-wing, Lau Oon-hei, 
  Lee Sin-tung, Leung Sin-hang, Ngan Sze-yu, Tam Ashley Tsz-yiu,
  Leung Hei-tung, Yuen Mei-wai
2. Chinese Dance: Unleashed

An inner voice or some form of energy? The choreographer hopes the dancers could interpret this feeling through their youthful bodies. Unleashed a fleeting ray of light. This reminds the choreographer of the famous line...

"All has gone, countless remarkable figures in the past, let us focus on the present moment..."

Choreographer : Yu Pik-yim
Music Sun Quan The Emperor (Guzheng & drum Ver.)
  - Music - Sui
  - Guzheng / PV / Mixing - 墨韻隨步搖
  - Percussion - 司鼓君
Han Lei, Kwan Megan Man-ki, Lam Tsz-yu, Li Wan-kei,
  Ma Lie, Ng Chung-yu, Pang Choi-man, Tang Celine Laurelle,
  Tang Hiu-wing, Wai Lo-ying, Wen Ziyin, Wu Hing-man,
  Yung Shuk-yi

3. Ballet: Le Corsaire - Medora variation

This is a performance of one of the most famous and beloved dances for two, pas de deux from the ballet Le Corsaire, which was inspired by Lord Byron's poetic work The Corsair.

Choreographer : Joseph Mazilier
Rehearsal Director : Eve Chan
Le Corsaire: Alt. Tempo: II - "5 Grand pas: Variation: Medora"
  Play by Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, Anna-Marie Holmes
  & Kevin Galiè
: Wong Chai
4. Contemporary Dance: Beautiful Reminiscence

A thought, leads heart, your thought?

Choreographer : Li Yongjing
Rehearsal Director : Lam Po
: 3WW
: Alt-J
  Edited by L C Fung, Ludovico Einaudi
: Calysta Clara Neisha, Huang Ziyan, Lai Lok-yan, Ho Wing-kam,
  Lam Hoi-ching, Lin Ka-ying, Lai Natalia, To Wing,
  Tsang Wing-hang, Liu Zhi, Wong Ching-tung, Xiong Yilin,
  Wong Cheuk-lam, Wong Noi-bei, Zhao Yuefan,
  Wong Lai-kei Kristy, Yip Sze-wai, Xu Xitong
Chinese Opera
Cantonese Opera Excerpt Scramble for Umbrella from
The Moon Pavilion

The story takes place during the last days of the Jurchen Jin Dynasty, when its capital, Zhongdu, falls to the invading Mongolian army. A scholar, Jiang Shilong, who is separated from his younger sister, as they flee their home, encounters Ruilan, the daughter of the Minister of War. They fall in love at first sight and share an intimate moment under an umbrella in the rain. Ruilan offers Shilong her gold hairpin as a betrothal gift representing her lifelong devotion to him.

Director: Chow Lai Yuk, Liu Li
Actors: Chen Jingru, Wong On Ching, 

Lam Cheuk-ki, Leung Yuen-yi, Mak Hei-wa, Wong Hoi-tung

Music Leader: Lei Caiping
Erhu: Lei Ziteng
Zhonghu: Chau Ho-yeung
Electric Ruan: Mach Tuy Nghia
Yangqin: Chan Pan-kit
Pipa: Tsoi Sheung-yin
Guzheng: Li Yan-nga
Cello: Zhu Xiaolin
Dizi: Cheok Wai-hang
Percussion Leader: Zhao Riwei
Accompanists: Tang Qimu, Lai Hon-yin   
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*Fringe Activities

22.10.2023 (Sun) 2:30pm - 5:15pm

Free admission with tickets


Cultural Activities Hall

3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Cantonese Opera Advancement Association
All Dimensions of Cantonese Opera
Best for ages 6 and above
On-site Quota: 50



Music Studio
3:30pm - 4:15pm
The Radiant Theatre
Minishow - Duck Duck and the King
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Best for ages 3 and above
Quota: 80
RT1  RT2


Dance Studio
Flow Space Arts Studio
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Silk Fans Workshop
 Flow Space Arts Studio - Veil Poi Workshop 
Best for ages 10 and above
Quota: 15
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Veil Poi Workshop
Best for ages 10 and above
Quota: 15
4pm - 4:30pm
4:45pm - 5:15pm
Contact Ball Workshop
Best for ages 6 and above
Quota per session: 20
Audience to be seated on floor
 Flow Space Arts Studio - Contact Ball Workshop

*Arrangements for Fringe Activities

  • Admission by ticket with free seating. Limited places available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Tickets will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter of Sha Tin Town Hall from 12 noon on the day of the activity.
  • Each person is allowed up to two tickets for each activity.
  • Reserved places will be allocated to others if the ticket holders fail to show up within 10 minutes after the activities at Cultural Activities Hall and Music Studio have started, or fail to show up within 5 minutes after the activities at Dance Studio have started.
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are advisable.
  • In the event of any dispute regarding ticket distribution and seating arrangements, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s decision shall be final and conclusive.

The presenter reserves the right to change the programmes and substitute artists.

Programme Leaflet