02.08.2014
The latest ArTour talks to Cheuk Cheung, emerging documentary director who received the Award for Young Artist (Film) of the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2013. “What’s Art?” features Nonsense Makers' "Academy of Laughter" and Alice Theatre Laboratory's “Once the Muse Speaks”.
08.07.2014
In the latest ArTour, Chan Tsz-him, the recipient of the Award for Young Artist (Arts Criticism) of the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2013, brings us to the world of new poetry. “What’s Art?” features Hong Kong.Shenzhen Creative Arts Festival and Korean choreographer Megan Ha Youngmi’s “The Room and The Lovers”.
10.06.2014
The latest ArTour talks to Alan Tam, the recipient of the Award for Young Artist (Xiqu) of the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2013. “What’s Art?” features the Hong Kong Exhibition at the 14th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition “Fundamentally Hong Kong? —— DELTA FOUR 1984 - 2044” and a dance poem “The Island Whispers...” co-presented by renowned local choreographer Helen Lai and DanceArt.
30.05.2014
A Sharing Session on the Award for Arts Education will invite representatives from awarded schools to share their valuable experience in designing and implementing arts education programmes in campus. Principal Caroline Yee, Chairman of the Award Assessment Panel will also join the sharing session to share her thoughts. There will also be an exhibition of the award-winning projects.
08.04.2014
“Artspiration” talks to Curator of Hong Kong House of Stories Him Lo, who is an activist of promoting community art. Taiwanese culture critic and Chief Editor of “City Magazine” Chang Tieh-chih, Daniel, also takes you for a walk in Hong Kong to rediscover the city’s charm with a stranger’s eyes. Stay tuned with “Artspiration” on TVB Jade and RTHK TV 31 every Sunday at 7pm!
04.04.2014
Co-Artistic Director of Theatre du Pif Sean Curran shares with us his new ideas and insights after joining the “Overseas Training / Research Programme for Leaders from Local Arts Groups on Future Arts Development in Hong Kong”; “What’s Art?” features Alice Theatre Laboratory’s “Life of Galileo” which is Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece and Cinematic Theatre’s “My luxurious 50 sqft life” which addresses Hong Kong’s wealth gap.
28.03.2014
“Artspiration” talks to visual artist Lee Kit who is having his solo exhibition ‘You.’ at the Cattle Depot Artist Village. In ‘Feature’, founder of Hanart TZ Gallery Johnson Chang shares with us his memories in the past few decades. Stay tuned with “Artspiration” on TVB Jade and RTHK TV 31 every Sunday at 7pm!
07.03.2014
Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the "Fresh Wave 2014 - Local Competition" aims at encouraging young talents to pursue film production and nurturing a new generation of filmmakers. The competition identifies aspiring young filmmakers with potential and provides them with a platform to create and showcase their works.
25.02.2014
“Artspiration” talks to two silver-haired painters: Gaylord Chan, who uses Paint to create a new art world and Fish King (Chan Fat-hing) who is good at drawing puffer fish. Stay tuned with “Artspiration” on ATV Home Channel and RTHK TV 31 every Wednesday at 7pm!
05.02.2014
The latest ArTour interviews Ma Man-nang, the winner of “Best Film” (Open Division) and “Special Mention” (Cinematography) of “Fresh Wave 2013”; “What’s Art?” features Unlock Dancing Plaza’s “Mr Mok” and City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong’s “Flamenco Passion”.
15.01.2014
With the objectives of raising awareness and developing a larger readership of literary arts, and cultivating an atmosphere conducive to reading, the ADC implements the ‘Literary Arts Platform Project’ in collaboration with Ming Pao by creating a 2-page Literary Arts Platform section every Saturday starting from 4 January 2014. Its e-version is also available for downloading on Ming Pao’s website.
28.11.2013
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is launching the“Community Arts Education@Tin Shui Wai Programme”, in partnership with Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
08.10.2013
The 7th Five Flavours Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland will present ten short films from Fresh Wave from 4 – 10 November this year. Four Fresh Wave directors, including Chan Wai-man, Pako Leung Pak-ho, Lam Sum, Lau Wing-tai will attend the film festival to meet the audience and share their behind-the-scene stories.
04.10.2013
The latest ArTour talks to Kong Chun-kit, the recipient of the Award for Young Artist 2012 (Xiqu). “What’s Art?” highlights programmes of Hong Kong Dance Festival 2013, including Unlock Dancing Plaza’s “SPoKs” and Hong Kong Ballet’s “The Dream of the Red Chamber”.
08.08.2013
The latest ArTour chats with Gigi Cheng, the recipient of the Award for Young Artist 2012 (Drama). “What’s Art?” features Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s “Sing Fest 2013” and V-Gallery’s “Veron Sung’s Exhibition”.
06.06.2013
Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2013 will open for nominations this September. The Award for Arts Education in particular recognises the outstanding achievement of schools, organisations and arts practitioners in promoting arts education in Hong Kong.
31.05.2013
The latest ArTour talks to Hu Songwei who has just won the Award for Young Artist (Dance) of Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2012. “What’s Art?” features Hong Kong Film Critics Society ‘s ‘Critics’ Choice 2013 – Film Narrative in Perspective’ and 1a Space’s exhibition ‘I Think It Rains’.
30.04.2013
The latest ArTour talks to Wang Kit-ching, the recipient of Award for Young Artist (Xiqu) of Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2011. “What’s Art?” features Pants Theatre Production’s Tian Han in the Storm and Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble’s “Ode to Plum Blossoms – The Artistry of Qian Zhaoxi”.
16.04.2013
The latest ArTour talks to Fresh Wave 2012 Awardee Li Yushan. “What’s Art?” features 1001 Nights of Pasolini, a re-run by Alice Theatre Laboratory and “The Library”, an online platform launched by soundpocket.
12.03.2013
Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the Fresh Wave 2012 Local Competition aims at encouraging young talents to pursue film production and nurturing a new generation of filmmakers. The competition identifies aspiring young filmmakers with potential and provides a platform for them to create and showcase their works.
The latest ArTour talks to installation artist Amy Cheung. “What’s Art?” features Y-Space’s None of Your Business and Class 7A Drama Group’s SEVEN: Lost and Lust.
01.03.2013
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) is partnering with the UK Clore Leadership Programme (CLP) to launch the “Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme”. The scholarship is funded by the Home Affairs Bureau with the aim to nurture creative talents in Hong Kong. The ADC is inviting application from local arts practitioners for the 2012/13 Scholarship.
06.02.2013
Artist profile: Jessie Hou; Star interview: Pong Nan; Feature: Saxophone player Man Gor; Arts & culture activities: Western Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2013; Tips on arts: Artists like taking self-portraits too? Stay tuned with “Artspiration” at 7pm every Wednesday on TVB Jade!
28.11.2012
Artist profile: Tang Siu-wa; Star interview: Anthony Wong; Feature: Parents’ Love – Olivia Yan; Arts & culture activities: Enigma Variations by Big Stage Theatre; Tips on arts: How to price a piece of artwork? Stay tuned with “Artspiration” at 7pm every Wednesday on TVB Jade!
23.04.2012
Jointly presented by the ADC and Television Division of Radio Television Hong Kong, a new TV series on arts and culture – “Artspiration” will be broadcast on 24 April (Tuesday). The first episode covers an interview with local dancer Xing Liang, feature on performance arts “Make A Change”, latest local arts events previews etc. Stay tuned at 7pm at ATV Home Channel for the excellent programme.
23.04.2012
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) cordially invites applications for the “Arts Administration Scholarships”, which is launched this year with an aim to strengthen the professionalism of local arts administrators and encourage them to continuously improve their practice by pursuing Master’s degrees or professional programmes in arts administration from local universities/tertiary institutions.
16.04.2012
Joined hands with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA), the Hong Kong Arts Development Council launches the “Overseas Training / Research Programme for Leaders from Local Arts Groups on Future Arts Development in Hong Kong”, aiming to nurture the artistic and administrative leaders of the local arts groups to become research fellows in the next three years. Other than expanding the vision and enhancing the skills and knowledge of the leaders, the programme can also contribute to the future arts development in Hong Kong. Eligible artistic administrative leaders of local arts groups are welcome to submit detailed applications.
12.04.2012
On 8 March, Candace Chong and Olivia Yan, the playwright and director of the drama The Wild Boar, disclosed their stories behind the scene and shared with the arts ambassadors their theatre experiences.
28.03.2012
The ADC has launched the Internship Scheme since 2008 to provide internship opportunities for young arts administrators and to strengthen the training of local arts administrators. On 28 March 2012, ten interns of the programme gathered together for a meeting with experienced arts administration professionals.
13.03.2012
On 24 February, 20 Arts Ambassadors visited the Osage Gallery in Central where the exhibition Wilson Shieh Lives in Soho presented by visual artist Wilson Shieh was held. During the visit, Shieh shared with the ambassadors his daily work as a full-time artist.
05.03.2012
Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the Fresh Wave 2012 Local Competition aims at encouraging young talents to pursue film production and nurturing a new generation of filmmakers. The competition identifies aspiring young filmmakers with potential and provides a platform for them to create and showcase their works.
15.02.2012
“Fresh Wave - International Short Film Festival”, organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, is now collaborating with the Broadway Cinematheque to screen four award-winning films from the “Fresh Wave 2011 - Local Competition Section”. Titled “Demonstrating Hong Kong: Selected Winning Films from Fresh Wave 2011”, the programme will include Not Now But When (Fresh Wave Award and Best Film, Open Division), July 1st, An Unhappy Birthday (Best Creativity, Open Division), 6th March (Best Script, Open Division) and Gwangong Vs Alien (Best Creativity, Student Division).
13.02.2012
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) is partnering with the UK Clore Leadership Programme (CLP) to launch the “Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme”. The scholarship is funded by the Home Affairs Bureau with the aim to nurture creative talents in Hong Kong. The ADC is inviting application from local arts practitioners for the 2012/13 Scholarship.
13.01.2012
Targeted for arts practitioners, the workshop will focus on introducing the issues on copyright, as well as the spectrum of rights and licenses available. Common queries on copyright issues related to the arts and creative industries will be answered. Admission is free.
10.10.2011
The 4th Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme(4th AAiSS) organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council is an innovation arts project for all primary, secondary and special schools in Hong Kong. The scheme aims to recognize students with artistic excellence and to encourage them to take part in promote arts events and activities.
01.09.2011
To promote local short films to a wider audience, the HKADC is now collaborating with NOW Television to broadcast 6 award-winning films selected from the Fresh Wave 2010 - Local Competition Section. 6 titles will be broadcast on NOW TV’s Video Express service on Channel 106 from 1 September:
09.08.2011
Starting from August, Close To Culture will feature on the latest trend of new media arts. The first episode on 6 August highlighted the “Invention and Intervention – Power Showcase of Hong Kong New Media Artists” exhibition and introduced the innovative artworks exhibited this summer. In the next two episodes, two of the participating artists -- Keith Lam & Teddy Lo will share their experiences in artistic creation with us. The last episode will bring us to the closing show of the exhibition “Sense LIVE!” – a sensational and cross-disciplinary performance by new media artists and professional dancers.
05.08.2011
The HKADC is now collaborating with Mei Ah Television to broadcast 19 films selected from the Fresh Wave 2010 - Local Competition Section. Programmed into four episodes, the short films will be broadcasted on NOW TV Channel 137 on four Sunday nights at 24:00 from 7 to 28 August, 2011. The filmmakers will also share their concepts behind the creations. Stay tuned with Fresh Wave Local Competition Film Showcase to appreciate the artistic creations of local young filmmakers!
19.07.2011
TV episodes featuring the 54th Venice Biennale are now presented by Close to Culture of Cable TV and The Works of RTHK respectively. The episodes are available for watching online now.
24.06.2011
Hong Kong takes part in the 54th Venice Biennale (Visual Arts) again. This year, the Hong Kong Pavilion will showcase the exhibition “Frogtopia.Hongkornucopia”. Featuring the works of local arts veteran Kwok Man-ho, a.k.a. Frog King, the exhibition is under the curatorship of Benny Chia, Tsang Tak-ping and Wong Shun-kit in association with Hong Kong Fringe Club. To appreciate the highlights of the Biennale and the Hong Kong Pavilion, stay tuned with The Works of RTHK and Close to Culture of Cable TV!
02.06.2011
The ADC will join hands with the Cable TV to present a new episode ArTour in the Cable TV’s programme Close to Culture. ArTour will interview local young artists and introduce arts and cultural programmes to the audience. The first episode will be broadcast at 11:30pm on 4 June, at i-Cable Finance Info Channel.


25.09.2014
Invitation for Proposals - Multicultural Arts Education Programme

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