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(Hong Kong, 12 September 2017) Presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (The Trust), JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power was officially launched at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre today.

Press Release | 2017-9-13





Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017 is now open for nominations. Individuals / groups / schools / organizations are welcome to participate in competing for various prestigious awards.

The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards is an annual flagship event in the local arts scene. It aims to give professional recognition to distinguished arts practitioners, groups and organisations that have made significant contributions to the arts development in Hong Kong. Nomination deadline for the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017 is 6:00 pm, 31 October 2017 (Tuesday).

Press Release | 2017-9-6





The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is launching the “Hong Kong Scholarships on the International Leadership Program in Visual Arts Management (ILPVAM) 2018” to support Hong Kong visual arts administrators or curators to join the said Programme.

Press Release | 2017-9-6





To foster professional growth of local arts administrators and facilitate long-term development of arts and culture in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates with different world acclaimed arts and cultural organisations to offer internship and training programmes. The programmes provide overseas internship and exchange opportunities for promising local arts administrators to develop their professional skills and international network.

Press Release | 2017-8-11





The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Finale Party was successfully held today (14 July) at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium. More than 1,200 Arts Ambassadors from over 660 primary, secondary and special schools took part to enjoy the fun of arts.

Press Release | 2017-7-17





Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) officially kicked off the “Hong Kong Music Series” in London on 7 July. Making its mission to promote our home-grown artists to the world and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, HKADC is pleased to bring over 70 acclaimed Hong Kong composers, musicians and performers to showcase their talent in five diverse and exceptional productions throughout July in Central London.

Press Release | 2017-7-10





To foster professional growth of local arts administrators and facilitate long-term development of arts and culture in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates with different world acclaimed arts and cultural organisations to offer internship and training programmes. The programmes provide overseas internship and exchange opportunities for promising local arts administrators to develop their professional skills and international network.

Press Release | 2017-7-5





The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2016 Presentation Ceremony, organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), was held yesterday (26 May) at the TVB City.

Press Release | 2017-5-29





M+ at the West Kowloon Cultural District and Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) are proud to present the solo exhibition Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief, Hong Kong in Venice as a Collateral Event of the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. As the third collaboration between M+ and HKADC, this exhibition marks a major milestone for Hong Kong contemporary art at one of the most important international platforms.

Press Release | 2017-5-15





After the success of the Hong Kong Exhibition “Stratagems in Architecture: Hong Kong in Venice” at the 15th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition, a Hong Kong Response Exhibition is officially opened today in Oi!.

Press Release | 2017-5-5





The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) strives to make its mission to foster the development of Hong Kong artists. To that end, HKADC has been taking a proactive role in creating international opportunities for Hong Kong artists and sharing Hong Kong’s arts and culture globally. In 2016, HKADC led Hong Kong artists to perform and exhibit their works at the 10th OzAsia Festival in Adelaide, Düsseldorf’s internationale tanzmesse nrw and at the Gwangju Biennale in Korea. This July, HKADC will follow up such successes with “Hong Kong Music Series”, bringing home-grown musical artists and their signature works to showcase in London.

Press Release | 2017-4-18





Co-presented by M+ and HKADC, Songs for Disaster Relief, will feature a series of newly commissioned site specific works

Press Release | 2017-4-10





Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates with the British Council and Summerhall of the UK for the first time to launch the ‘Professional Attachment at Summerhall, Edinburgh (Pilot Scheme)’. The Programme provides attachment opportunities to promising local arts practitioners, especially independent performing arts producers, with leadership potential to further develop their professional skills and network. It is now open for application.

Press Release | 2017-3-23





The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is pleased to receive the support of the arts community and completed the second term tenancy recruitment of “ADC Artspace”. All 17 arts studios are leased out and 26 visual/media artists have moved in.

Press Release | 2017-3-13





Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates with Tate Modern of the UK for the first time to launch the ‘Hong Kong Scholarship on Curatorial Attachment to Public Programmes at Tate Modern 2017’. The Programme provides curatorial attachment opportunity to local potential and experienced curators/ arts managers to further develop their professional skills and network. It is now open for application.

Press Release | 2017-2-17





With the funding support of Home Affairs Bureau, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) launches the “Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme” again in 2017/18, with an aim to enhance the leadership training of arts management and creative talents of Hong Kong. A maximum of two scholarships will be given. The Scholarship is now open for application.

Press Release | 2017-1-9





Accomplished soprano, Music Director and Conductor of the Allegro Singers, Ms Barbara Fei passed away last night. The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) expresses deep sorrow over the loss and extends its deepest condolences to Ms Fei’s family.

Press Release | 2017-1-3






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