HKU SPACE is now organizing our third Summer Study Tour (9 days) to Edinburgh and other Scottish cities in the UK this August (18-26 Aug for 9 days), the theme this year is on Scottish culture and festivals. Students will study two seminars on Scottish food & drinks (with tastings!), festivals, Celtic music and Ceilidhs dance, history and legends, etc. with teachers from Edinburgh Napier University, and will also have plenty of chances to have guided sightseeing and experience the world-famous international festivals, e.g. the Military Tattoo and Edinburgh Fringe! This year, we will also go to the Isle of Skye, one of the most beautiful parts in Scotland and have chance to learn how to play the bagpipe and learn Scottish folk dance! It is of great fun, yet very educational, to you to have more international exposure and cultural celebration in the Events Capital in UK, Edinburgh!
Experience the Unique Scottish Culture by…
Attending the seminars delivered by lecturers of Edinburgh Napier University!
Visiting the world-famous and most visited Scottish castles: Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, and Urquhart Castle!
Experiencing the B&B accommodation and appreciating the beauty of the Isle of Skye!
Experiencing the traditional Scottish Bag Pipe with expert!
Learning the traditional Scottish dance: “Ceilidh” with other international tourists and locals!
Learning the traditional Scottish Celtic music, Tartan, Kilts and the way they dress!
Learning and tasting the traditional and contemporary Scottish food and drinks!
Visiting the world-famous Scottish Whisky Distillery and have Whisky Tasting!
Having an extended stay in a city of UNESCO World Heritage, Edinburgh and experience the lifestyle!
Visit all the international festivals in August!
Attending the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo with international audience!
Attending the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh International Festival!
Experience the University life in a Scottish university and student accommodation!
For more details of the study tour, please refer to https://hkuspace.hku.hk/prog/edinburgh-summer-intl-festivals. Application Deadline: 28 April 2018 (Saturday)
With the opening of the West Kowloon Cultural District, Kai Tak Sports Park, and various infrastructure connecting Hong Kong to the neighboring cities such as Macau and the rest of Mainland China in the coming years, the future prospect of the international live entertainment, performing arts, and the overall event industry is very promising! With all these new venues and the expansion plans for the existing venues such as HKCEC and AWE, the competitiveness of Hong Kong being a live entertainment and cultural performing arts event destination in the region will be undoubtedly increased. HKU SPACE offers a wide range of event management programmes to suit your needs – being professional and practical—and they are delivered by experienced event planners and guest speakers to ensure that you can learn and apply contemporary knowledge and updated skills to your workplace. Graduates of these programmes may consider to develop your career in job positions, such as Event Manager, Event Designer, Event Producer, Entertainment Manager, Operations and Logistics Manager, in both Hong Kong and in the region.
For more details of the event management related programmes offered by HKU SPACE, please refer to https://hkuspace.hku.hk/programme/search?q=HTMGEVENT