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TID Webinar: “Exploring ASEAN Market: Vietnam”

In recent years, many Hong Kong enterprises are eyeing on the booming ASEAN market. Among them, Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing emerging economies with great potential. In this seminar, an expert will give an overview on the Vietnamese market, latest market information, preferential policy and share the advantages of doing business there. An enterprise representative will also be invited to share the practical experience of setting up production base in Vietnam and challenges they encountered. Language: CantoneseSpeaker:Mr Thomas Chiu, Partner, Paladin ASEAN Consulting LimitedDr Alfred Ng, Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer, SUGA International Holdings Limited Note:This seminar will be live-streamed.  The link will be sent to registered participants via email separately.

Jockey Club Hand in Hand Capable Theatre Inclusive Experience Programme "The Windmill 2.0"

Inspired by the True Story of an African Teen, William Kamkwamba Not a drop of rain, nor any corn or grain could be found in the degraded land amid the never-ending drought with most of the trees being cut down. Thirteen-year-old Wayans honours his family by being the first member receiving education, it turned to be a shame when he was expelled. Witnessing neighbours fleeing from hunger, Wayans ignored the mocking from others and determined to build a windmill to feed the village by using garbage dump. In 2020, The Windmill (Online Screening) was highly acclaimed. Hand in Hand Capable Theatre and people with different abilities are back on stage this year to move every souls with Wayne’s spirit of persistence that makes dream come true.   Cast & Production Team Playwright/ Producer/ Assistant Director: Jo, NGAI Yee-shanDirector/ Lyrist: Rensen, CHAN Man-kongSet Designer: SIU Wai-manCostume Designer: Moe MOLighting Designer: LAU Ming-hangSound Designer: WAN San-hongComposer: Alfee HUENChoreographer: Karen CHANMask Designer: Ben KWONGPaper Artist: LAU Ming-hangMaker-up Artist: Jennifer’s WorkshopHair Stylist: Hairstylist in the Dark@ 0923 StagePromotional Photographer: Keith Hiro, CHEUNG Chi-wai

Pilot Scheme on Youth Outdoor Adventure Training Activities

The “Pilot Scheme on Youth Outdoor Adventure Training Activities”, organised by Home Affairs Bureau and Youth Development Commission; co-organised by The Hong Kong Award for Young People, is now open for application. This scheme incorporates innovative elements into outdoor adventure training, which are Sports Adventure, Eco Adventure and Technology Adventure. Objective: Support young people’s physical and mental health development, improve team building technique, understand rules and improve positive thinking.Content: Rope Course, Recycling Workshop, Innovative Sports Game etc.Target: F.3-F.5 StudentsType: Participants could choose from Day Camp for 1, 2 or 3 days OR Overnight Camp for 3 days 2 nights or 4 days 3 nightsDate: from July 2021Fee: The program fee is free (transportation and meals included)Enquiry: 2157 8610Please email the completed form to: award@ayp.org.hk

“Maker in China” SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2021 - Hong Kong Chapter

The top 10 finalists in the Hong Kong Chapter of the“Maker in China”SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2021 will have 1-on-1 business matching sessions with investors and enterprises from the Mainland. The Champion, First Runner-up and Second Runner-up will represent Hong Kong to compete in “Maker in China” SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2021 Final in a designated Mainland city to be held in mid-September. They will compete with another two regions, Singapore and Czech Republic, for support to enter the GBA market, including matching with Mainland investors, landing services in Mainland technology parks and mentorship in achieving technology transfer.  Eligibility• The participating teams should be legally registered in Hong Kong, China, comply with Chinese laws and regulations, national industrial policies, and operating standards, have good social reputation, and no bad records;• The participating teams should have independent intellectual property and do not infringe any third-party intellectual property;• The participating teams should have innovative products, technologies, or business models with high growth potential;• Intend to develop in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.   10 Tech AreasFinTech, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, Internet of Things, New Generation Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedicine, New Materials, New Energy, Energy Saving and Environmental Protection, Smart  Living  and  Mobility, and Digital  Entertainment  and Esports software”

Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurship Online Sharing Sessions

Sharing of Greater Bay Area entrepreneurial policies and entrepreneurial experience.

“eLSS - e-Learning Support Scheme” Central Recruitment Day

On-the-job training vacancies with pay lasting for 12-month for the position of e-Learning Support Officer, (1) Qualification with F5 or F6 or Diploma: suggested monthly salary is $10,800 or above; and (2) Qualification with Higher Diploma or Associate Degree: suggested monthly salary is $13,100 or above. Applicants with/ without relevant studies or work experience are welcome to apply. Shortlisted applicants will attend a free pre-employment training course from early-Jul 2021 to end of Aug 2021 (total 100 hours) provided by Academy of the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong (formerly known as Pui Ching Academy ) before the employment in schools on 1 Sep 2021.A 16 GB USB memory stick will be offered on-site to all applicants who submit YETP application form on the recruitment day. Besides, all participants of the recruitment day will receive a set of souvenirs while stocks last.【Limited Offer】Applicants who successfully apply for YETP in specified period will get a coffee gift card.Please visit YETP website for details, or call YETP hotline at 2382 1310 for enquiries and registration.If the Black Rainstorm Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or "extreme conditions" is issued / announced to be issued within 3 hours before the start of Central Recruitment Day, or any of the above signal/warning is still in force during the said period, the event of 28 July 2021 (Wednesday) will be postponed to 30 July 2021 (Friday) with time and venue remaining unchanged.

Sa Sa Cosmetic Company Limited “Sales Trainee/Junior Beautician Trainee Training Project” Recruitment Day

YETP of the Labour Department, Sa Sa Cosmetic Company Limited and HKCT Jordan Training Centre will jointly organize a recruitment day for “Sales Trainee/Junior Beautician Trainee Training Project”, offering 25 vacancies for the post of “Sales Trainee/Junior Beautician Trainee” for YETP trainees and interested young people. A 16GB USB memory stick will be offered on site to YETP Trainees and job seekers eligible for YETP. 【Limited Offer】Applicants who successfully apply for YETP in specified period will get a coffee gift card. Successful applicants are required to attend 7.5 full days FREE pre-employment training course conducted by HKCT Jordan Training Centre from 6 August to 14 August 2021. Upon completion of the training course, applicants with good performance will be employed by Sa Sa Cosmetic Company Limited and undergo on-the-job training for the post of “Sales Trainee/Junior Beautician Trainee” under YETP for the first 6 months of employment. Interested young people are advised to visit the above-mentioned website for details of the pre-employment and on-the-job training, or call our hotline at 2382 1310 for enquiries and registration. Limited places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. (Vacancy Number: VAC0119534 –Sales Trainee/Junior Beautician Trainee) If the Black Rainstorm Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “extreme conditions” is issued / announced to be issued within 3 hours before the start of the recruitment event, or any of the above signal/warning is still in force during the said period, the recruitment event will be cancelled.

Labour Department-YETP Summer Recruitment Waves-Catering and Public Services Recruitment Day

YETP of the Labour Department will organise Catering and Public Services Recruitment Day, offering 63 on-the-job training vacancies of Barista, Barista Trainee, Team Member (Full-time), Team Member (Part-time) and Teacher Assistant without requirements on related academic qualification or work experience for YETP trainees and interested young people. YETP trainees and interested young people may attend interview on-the-spot. Successful applicants will undergo on-the-job training with pay for the first 6-9 months of employment. A 16GB USB memory stick will be offered on site to YETP Trainees and job seekers eligible for YETP.【Limited Offer】Applicants who successfully apply for YETP in specified period will get a coffee gift card. 1. Successful applicants will undergo on-the-job training with pay for the first 6-9 months of employment. 2. Interested young people are advised to visit the aforementioned website for details, or call our hotline at 2382 1310 during office hours for enquiries and registration. Limited places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. 3. If the Black Rainstorm Signal, Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above, or “extreme conditions” is issued / announced to be issued within 3 hours before the start of the recruitment event, or any of the above signal/warning is still in force during the said period, the recruitment event will be cancelled.  

Sport For All Day 2021

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will hold the Sport For All Day 2021 on 1 August 2021. This year, the slogan will remain “Stay Active, Healthy and Happy!” to encourage people of all ages and abilities to engage in regular sports and physical activities, and promote the benefits of exercise for the body and mind. With dance as the focal sport this year, the Sport For All Day will offer various related sports participation sessions for the public. On the event day, a series of free sports and recreation programmes will be offered at designated LCSD venues across the 18 districts, while most of the LCSD leisure facilities will be open for free use by the public. Sports demonstrations will also be webcasted through a dedicated webpage and online platforms on that day. These fitness exercises are suitable for practice by any people at any place. Viewing and participation by members of the public are welcome. 1) Free Use of Leisure FacilitiesIndoor Leisure FacilitiesBadminton courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, netball courts, volleyball courts, squash courts, table tennis tables, American pool tables, billiard tables, sport climbing walls, bowling greens, golf facilities, fitness rooms, activity rooms, dance rooms and cycling trackOutdoor Leisure FacilitiesTennis courts, tennis practice courts, bowling greens, batting cages, sport climbing walls, archery ranges, rope courses and golf facilities (excluding camp facilities, sports grounds, artificial and natural turf pitches)Public Swimming Pools (excluding Wan Chai Swimming Pool)Craft of Water Sports Centres 2) Free Recreation and Sports Programmes3) Live Webcast of Sports Demonstration

Hong Kong Fostering ICT Awards Scheme

Hong Kong Fostering ICT Awards Scheme (FICTAS) is funded by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and supported by the Education Bureau. FICTAS aims to encourage secondary schools to implement the IT Innovation Laboratory Project, which will arrange twelve free online workshops for students and teachers to enhance secondary school students’ interest in IT and improve their computational thinking and innovation skills. In addition, this programme will be able to encourage secondary school students to choose technology-related education and careers.In addition, the programme will enable students to practice through a competition. Rewards:Trophies, IT equipment vouchers with total value over HKD$100,000, certificate of participation. School Groups– Gold (500 participants attend webinars/ workshops)– Silver (300 participants attend webinars/ workshops)– Bronze (100 participants attend webinars/ workshops)Individual– Gold (Attend at least 80% of courses and participate in competition)– Silver (Attend at least 80% of courses and complete a simple quiz)– Bronze (Attend at least 50% of courses and complete a simple quiz) Target Beneficiaries:All secondary schools in Hong Kong in particular outreach to schools that did not participate in EITP-related activities previously.

InnoPreneur Forum - How MarTech Drives Business

Traditional marketing has evolved with MarTech applications to capture the sentiments and insights from the market to improve businesses or open new markets. In this session of our InnoPreneur Forum series, we are delighted to join hands with the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM) to dive deep into this technology, which is essential to every company.

YETP Summer Recruitment Waves

In this summer, the Youth Employment and Training Programme (YETP) of the Labour Department will launch YETP Summer Recruitment Waves. Ten organisations offer young job seekers with around 250 on-the-job training vacancies from catering, retail, elevator maintenance, construction materials testing and public service industries. Participating organisations will conduct on-the-spot recruitment and interviews on the recruitment day. Successful applicants will undergo on-the-job training with pay for the first 6 to 12 months of employment.  Details of the Summer Recruitment Waves and eligibility for YETP are as follows: Details of the Summer Recruitment Waves Date: 26 July 2021 – 26 August 2021   Participating Employers (In arbitrary order): KFC Pret A Manger (Hong Kong) Limited The Education Bureau Sa Sa Cosmetic Company Limited The Labour Department Castco Testing Centre Limited Pacific Coffee Company Limited The Efficiency Office SUP Retail (Hong Kong) Limited​ Chevalier (HK) Limited   Co-organisers (In arbitrary order): The Hong Kong Federation Of Trade Unions Occupational Retraining Centre Hong Kong College of Technology   Event Webpage: https://www.yes.labour.gov.hk/Events/Summer_Recruitment/2021   Eligibility for YETP No related academic qualification and work experience required Young school leavers aged 15 to 24 Sub-degree level or below (or equivalent) Lawfully employable in Hong Kong

IT Talent Competition & Collaboration to Build POC Utilizing ABCD

The sponsorship project is funded by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) for fostering an IT learning atmosphere and stimulating students' interest in IT in secondary schools.The coronavirus pandemic has upended schooling in Hong Kong where schools turn to online learning, revealing the struggle with insufficient digital and IT skills among students.  Knowing student’s yearning to develop IT skills, not-for-profit NGO Ampower Talent Institute invites students in all secondary schools and their affiliated primary schools in Hong Kong to participate in an upcoming mentorship programme and a series of master classes, which are mainly in the form of recorded/live online classes or webinars, to equip themselves with the essential IT knowledge and skills.  Participating students of the tuition-free programme will be eligible for an IT Talent Competition, with the chance of winning great prizes and certificates, while outstanding students will be offered internship opportunities in large organizations to develop their potential and broaden their horizons.

Smart Construction Site – Guided Tour of “InnoTCE” of Tung Chung East Reclamation Project

What is a smart construction site? How can artificial intelligence be applied in construction projects? The innovation hub “InnoTCE” of the Tung Chung East Reclamation Project is not only a smart construction site but also a “Technology Incubation Platform", which applies more than 30 innovative technologies to improve site management and enhance construction efficiency.The "InnoTCE" guided tour will lead the public to the smart construction site to learn about the new construction technologies. Participants can experience the advanced technologies at first- hand and take a boat trip to take a closer look at the Tung Chung East Reclamation Project.Date :  First Visit: 17 July 2021 (Saturday)Second Visit: 28 August 2021 (Saturday)Third Visit: 18 September 2021 (Saturday)Time :  9:30am – 12:30pmAssembly Point :  Hong Kong Science Museum or Tung Chung MTR Station Exit ASuitable for :  Public, aged 9 or above (Every participant aged 9-11 must be accompanied by at least one adult aged 18 or above)Quota :  20 peopleFee :  Free of chargeLanguage :  CantoneseDeadline For Application:   First Visit – 10 July 2021 (Saturday)Second Visit – 21 August 2021(Saturday)Third Visit – 11 September 2021(Saturday)(All applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis)

10th anniversary of Hong Kong Geopark events: Public Talk

Hong Kong Geopark and the Hong Kong Science Museum will jointly organize six public lectures from July to October 2021, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark and the opening of Earth Science Gallery in the Hong Kong Science Museum.Local geologists, history and culture experts, ecological experts, and community representatives of Hong Kong Geopark will be invited to introduce the features of Hong Kong Geopark from various perspectives, including geology, ecology, and local culture and history.1 Aug (Sun) 1400-1530Topic: The secrets of hexagonal columnsSpeaker: Dr. Denise Tang, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and DevelopmentDepartment8 Aug (Sun) 1400-1530Topic: The story of Hong Kong fossilsSpeaker: Dr. Michael Pittman, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, TheUniversity of Hong Kong12 Sep (Sun) 1400-1530Topic: Custom and cultural heritage of geopark communitiesSpeaker: Prof. Liu Tik Sang, Associate Professor, Division of Humanities,  Director of South China Research Center, TheHong Kong University of Science and Technology26 Sep (Sun) 1400-1530Topic: Collective memory of geopark communitiesSpeaker: Representatives of geopark communities10 Oct (Sun) 1400-1530Topic: Hong Kong Geopark in the eyes of a master photographerSpeaker: Mr. Kelvin Yuen, Winner of the 2020 InternationalLandscape Photographer of the Year *Free admission to the venue, first come, first served

“FinTech Anti-epidemic Scheme for Talent Development” Now Open for Application

What is the FinTech Anti-epidemic Scheme for Talent Development (FAST)? FAST is one of the job creation schemes established under the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government’s Anti-epidemic Fund to support local industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. FAST is administered by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (HKCMCL), which is wholly owned by the HKSAR Government. The programme provides financial assistance to local companies engaged in the FinTech sector to create new jobs. The Scheme has a quota of 1,000 new roles with a total subsidy of up to HK$120 million. FAST aims to create new job opportunities in the FinTech sector and enrich Hong Kong’s FinTech talent pool in order to enhance the city’s competitive edge and reinforce its position as a leading international financial centre.   How does FAST support FinTech companies? Each successful FinTech applicant company will be provided a subsidy of HK$10,000 per month to create a job position related to the major business of the company. The subsidised period could be up to 12 months between 2 July 2020 and 2 July 2022. Successful applicant companies will be disbursed a payment equivalent to the subsidy for the first three months upon the approval of the application and the submission of the employment contract. Subsequent subsidy payments will be made in advance every three months thereafter.

SE Lab - enJOY's 30@Kwun Tong (enJOY's 30 kickoff sharing & workshop)

Have you ever wondered where does happiness come from? Does the answer change after the year? The aim of organizing JOY’s 30 (2020) is to offer a space for citizens to rethink about the life and step forward to changes. The Organiser found that the only motivation for us to get used to the changes is the support from fellows. Hence, the Organiser is now inviting you to ENJOY’s 30, to get used to behavioral change and enjoy the life by synchronizing with our community and environment.   enJOY’s 30 ── we hope to learn from reflection so as to reshape our lives. To accomplish this goal, we foster mutual understanding among our community, environment and ourselves.The great Greek philosopher Plato once said, "The really important thing is not to live, but to live well." Do you want to step out of your comfort zone and live your best life? The 30 tasks will bring you happiness and joy, so are you willing to challenge yourself? Are you willing to live a good-quality life through sustained effort?Registration for kickoff sharing session and workshop on 31 July.Stay tuned, like the event Facebook page now!

Innovation and Technology Festival for Secondary School Students

In the Innovation and Technology Festival for Secondary School Students (The Festival), the Organiser brought to you the 5 themes including Artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Big Data, Cloud Computing and Open Data, a festival for students, teachers,parents and principals to enjoy. List of innovative events embodies our core competence of imagination, problem-solving, creativity, logical reasoning, critical thinking and usage of data. The Organiser will provide a series of innovative exploration programmes to ignite the passion for deep rooted fun learning journey of students.Through the joint efforts of more than 15 partners and units, the Organiser has developed 45+ unique and fantastic programmes for you this year. Highlighted events include: Music Performance for families to enjoy via trainings and experiencing at the Music DIY Instrument Workshops; Robotic Contest that allows students to understand the principles and practical applications of robot technology and inspire young intelligence to become robotics engineer; Youth Hackathon that deepens students’ understanding of programming to motivate students’ computational thinking skills; on-off line booth showcase as a platform to display students’ works with dynamic learning solutions of training partners for everyone to enjoy fun learning innovation and technology. You will surely be able to find some programmes that catch your interest. The Festival also paves the way for applying “IT Innovation Lab in Secondary Schools” which is implemented by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. Through participating in workshops and seminars, teachers will deepen their understanding of innovative information technology equipment in classroom, and learn to organise related extracurricular activities to establish an innovative information technology foundation for students.

Exhibition of the First Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Hong Kong National Security Law

To tie in with the first anniversary of the promulgation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the Hong Kong National Security Law), the Security Bureau launched the Exhibition of the First Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Hong Kong National Security Law to enhance public understanding of the legislative background, importance and significance of the Hong Kong National Security Law, and to increase awareness of safeguarding national security. Being an online virtual exhibition, the public can conveniently view it anytime and anywhere. Comprising six zones, its rich content covers the importance of the Hong Kong National Security Law, its legal system and enforcement mechanisms, major provisions, the work of the disciplined forces in safeguarding national security, the effectiveness of the Hong Kong National Security Law, plus a wide range of reference materials. To bring more fun to visitors, the exhibition also covers relevant photos and short videos, various interactive elements, plus mini games for visitors to test their understanding of the Hong Kong National Security Law.  The online exhibition especially uses The Lab gallery on the 5/F of the Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA) as its virtual background, enabling visitors to navigate the exhibition as if they are physically at the gallery. The design and zoning of the exhibition also resonate well with the open view feature of the HKMoA gallery's three-sided glass facade, allowing visitors to enjoy the scenic views of Tsim Sha Tsui and Victoria Harbour while touring the exhibition.

International Children's and Youth Film Carnival 2021

The ICYFC 2021 is a highlight of the International Arts Carnival and will present a selection of international animations, feature films and short films to be screened from July 10 to August 28. The screenings will take place at the Cinema of the Hong Kong Film Archive, the Theatre of Hong Kong City Hall, the Lecture Halls of the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the Auditorium of the North District Town Hall.      Among the 11 feature films, five are animations. They are, "Turu, the Wacky Hen" (2019), "Raggie" (2020), "Sheep and Wolves: Pig Deal" (2019), "Bigfoot Family" (2020), "Boxi and the Lost Treasure" (2019).  Those who are courageous can enjoy adventures with the characters of the four feature films below. "Jim Button and the Wild 13" (2020), "Faunutland and the Lost Magic" (2020), "Jackie & Oopjen" (2020), Max in "Foxter & Max" (2019).      The remaining two feature films centre on friendship. "My Hero Alexis" (2019), "Help! I Shrunk My Friends" (2020). The "Youthful Encounter" section has specially selected "TKKG - Detective Agency" (2019) for young moviegoers. This year's "Film Tunnel" section will screen an animated classic of Walt Disney Studios' "The Aristocats" (1970). Experienced dubbing artists Yip Ka-man and Jason Chan will perform live Cantonese dubbing for "Turu, the Wacky Hen", "Raggie" and "Jim Button and the Wild 13", which will also have English subtitles. Except "Boxi and the Lost Treasure", other films have Chinese and English subtitles.

Labour Department Ethnic Minority Ambassador Programme (Recruitment Day)

Date: 2 and 3 August 2021Time: 9:30am – 4:30pmVenue: Kowloon West Job Centre of Labour Department, 9/F Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road (Exit C1, MTR Sham Shui Po Station) - 12 month’s on-the-job training with pay (Salary: HK$10,500 per month) - Free training on job-search, interpersonal and customer service skills  - Free employment support and vocational Cantonese training

AI Bootcamp

“Chunks.ai”, a patented Al-driven video platform developed by the start-up, helps students experience the way AI and motivation algorithms facilitate the learning process, keeping them informed of the latest developments in AI. Furthermore, participants are able to learn about multiple facets of AI, including the history of AI, deep learning, applied cases in EdTech and FinTech sectors, as well as the future development of AI. The camp will be held in the form of a series  of online webinars,  which will  be  conducted  by  CUHK  teaching  staff, including Professor Wong  Kam-fai, Associate  Dean of  Engineering of  CUHK, as  well  as sharing sessions delivered by renowned entrepreneurs. Certificates will be presented to students by CUHK AI Virtual Lab upon completion of the camp. The event targets at Secondary 1-6 students. The participation fee for each is HK$399, which will be donated to CUHK AI Virtual Lab for research purposes.

NOT a fashion store!

This "store" showcases artworks related to fashionable clothing, shoes and accessories from the museum's four core collections, from the ancient to modern periods, and from classic to contemporary artworks. Enjoy contemplating the connections between fashion trends and some of the underlying issues in daily routines, aesthetic values and pop culture.Welcome to this exceptional "store"!

Mythologies: Surrealism and Beyond - Masterpieces from Centre Pompidou

Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and The French May Arts Festival Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Centre Pompidou Exhibition made possible with major support of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust  Supported by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong Sponsors: Shun Tak Holdings Limited and BNP Paribas A Programme of The French May Arts Festival Exhibition Coordinator: Manifesto Expo Surrealism is a time full of bizarre and dreamy imagery with unsettling juxtapositions. As a programme of The French May Arts Festival, the Hong Kong Museum of Art joins hands with the Centre Pompidou to showcase over 100 diversified art pieces and archive material which explore the Surrealist world by theming this influential art movement and its associations with mythologies. Works by significant artists like Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Man Ray and Jackson Pollock will be featured to show the diffusion of Surrealists at international level, as well as an inclusive picture of the movement development.

New Horizons: Ways of Seeing Hong Kong Art in the 80s and 90s

HKMoA hopes to closely work with the art community through guest curators to illustrate a richer history of Hong Kong art.This exhibition examines the crucial turning points, new trends and sensibilities in contemporary art in Hong Kong during the 1980s and 1990s. Taking the curator's experiences as a point of departure, the exhibition sheds light on the creative breakthroughs of young local artists in different mediums including installation art, new media and photography, which ushered in the rise of new artistic experimentation and formats. In addition to the showcase of artworks by seven representative artists and artist collectives, the exhibition features a restaging of iconic art spaces of the time, as well as an archival section, re-presenting the significant shifts in Hong Kong's art scene during the era.Participating artists include Chan Yuk-keung, Choi Yan-chi, May Fung, Ellen Pau, Joseph Fung, the founding members and the 2nd generation of Para/Site (Tsang Tak-ping, Leung Chi-wo, Sara Wong, Patrick Lee, Man Ching-ying, Phoebe, Leung Mee-ping and Leung Po-shan, Anthony), and the co-founders of NuNaHeDuo (Lee Ka-sing, Holly Lee, Patrick Lee, Lau Ching-ping and Wong Kai-yu Blues).