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19 Valid Nominations Received for the Nomination Exercise of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

A total of 19 valid nominations were received by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) in Phase 3 - nomination of candidates - of the 2019 Nomination of Representatives of Arts Interests for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (the Nomination Exercise).

Of the 10 arts interests, candidates from Arts Administration, Arts Criticism and Dance will be returned uncontested in this Nomination Exercise, while the representatives from the remaining seven arts interests, namely, Arts Education, Chinese Opera (Xiqu), Drama, Film Arts, Literary Arts, Music and Visual Arts will be elected by eligible voters. The list of the nominated representatives will be submitted to the Chief Executive for consideration of appointment as members of HKADC for the next term.

A list of candidates for the respective arts interests is at Annex.

To enable voters to learn more about the candidates of the seven contested arts interests, a candidate forum will be arranged by the Nomination Agent (Note) on 5 October (Saturday) at 1pm at Mong K ok Community Hall (L2, Mong Kok Complex, 557 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok). Candidates of the seven contested arts interests will present their platforms and answer questions from voters.

Polling is scheduled for 20 and 21 October (Sunday and Monday) at Mong Kok Community Hall. Cross-arts interest voting will continue to be adopted this year. All voters registered under the 10 arts interests have the right to cast votes for candidates standing for nomination in the seven contested arts interests .

The Nomination Agent will send the letters by mail and / or email containing candidate platforms of the seven contested arts interests to all registered voters next week. Voters may also visit the Nomination Exercise website: www.voteforhkadc2019.hk or call the Nomination Agent at 3956 1408 for any enquiries.

The Nomination Agent has also updated the registered voter lists to include three additional eligible voters, and the total number of registered voters for this year’s Nomination Exercise is revised as 6,846.

(Note: Tri-Leaves Promotion Limited has been appointed by HKADC as the Nomination Agent of the 2019 Nomination Exercise.)

Annex:
2019 Nomination of Representatives of Arts Interests for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Candidates for the Respective Arts Interests

Arts Interest Candidate Number Candidate Name Remarks
Arts Administration Kwong Wai Lap Uncontested
Arts Criticism Lo Wai Luk Uncontested
Arts Education 1 Leung Sung Yum 2 candidates
2 Wu Chun Him
Dance Yeung Chun Kong, Daniel Uncontested
Drama 1 Sin Chun Tung, Terence 3 candidates
2 Cheung Pui Wah, Joyce
3 Lee Chun Leung
Film Arts 1 Chan Wing San, Sunny 2 candidates
2 Choi Kam Chuen
Literary Arts 1 Yan Pat To 2 candidates
2 Ho Kai Lam
Music 1 Chang Cheuk Yin (Maggie) 3 candidates
2 Chow Pok Yin
3 Yim Wan
Visual Arts 1 Chan Kam Shing, Chris 2 candidates
2 Zhao Zhijun
Chinese Opera (Xiqu) 1 Ho Yat Ming (Ricky) 2 candidates
2 Lau Wai Ming