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23/07/2017

Standard Chartered Charity Family Run – Carnival

This summer, Standard Chartered Hong Kong celebrates the Hong Kong spirit, promotes family values and unites the community in the Standard Chartered Charity Family Run to help raise funds for charitable causes and promote organ donation. Taking place on 23 July, the Standard Chartered Charity Family Run starts at the Hong Kong Observation Wheel and ends at Tamar Park, where a free, family carnival awaits participants and supporters at the finish line. The event offers 5 hours of fun-filled activities with a focus on family, environmental protection and charity, including live music, a splash party, “Family Portraits on the Lawn”, drum jamming, face painting and acrobatics, as well as handicraft workshops. See you on 23 July – #HKHomeRun!
Performing Arts

23/09/2017, 24/09/2017

National Youth Theatre of Great Britain X HKYAF X ArtisTree: FLOOD - Seeking Youth Performers

A storm is coming… The groundbreaking National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, the first youth theatre in the world, has helped launch the careers of some of the UK’s top actors, including Dame Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom and Colin Firth. In 2018, NYT makes its Hong Kong debut with the brand new dystopian work Flood, a collaborative production with HKYAF and ArtisTree! We are now seeking young talents for rehearsals and performances in 2018. Poignant, thoughtful and hauntingly beautiful, Flood sees a cast of 15 to 20 young people aged 14 - 25 create an epic modern-day tale of salvation. A bold and visceral telling of what happens when land turns to water, the performance combines elements of contemporary physical theatre, choral speaking, shadow play, music and voice, object manipulation and video imagery. The production will run as an intensive daily summer programme from 23 July to 12 August 2018, with additional non-school hour rehearsals from 17 to 20 September and matinee and evening performances from 21 to 23 September 2018. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to work with the world renowned National Youth Theatre team! First Round auditions take place on Saturday 23 September 2017, 10am - 12pm, 1pm - 3pm OR 3pm - 5pm (choose one time slot). Callbacks take place on Sunday 24 September 2017. You will be assigned a specific 1 hour timeslot between 10am - 5pm after the first round auditions on Saturday. Casting specifics: In addition to having a wonderful presence and interesting quality on stage, each member of the ensemble must be willing to be bold, take risks, and strive with the rest of the ensemble to find the most innovative way of telling the incredible story. We are keen to audition those who would be excited by the opportunity of exploring movement, dance, spoken word and song.
Visual Arts

01/07-30/09/2017

City Momentum Public Art Project

Around the world, hoarding art is a popular way to enhance a city environment. YAF is delighted to have been invited by the Development Bureau to organise a public art project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover this year. The City Momentum Public Art project showcases the work of nine local artists and illustrators and their visual interpretations of Hong Kong city life. Featuring elements such as local architecture, food, transportation, occupations and attractions, ten hoarding sites illustrate the city’s diversity.
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22/06-24/07/2017

We Want You! - Assistant Marketing Manager (4-month, full time contract)

Interested in being a part of a team that is leading the Hong Kong’s largest themed puppet parade? Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Marketing Manager looking to apply passion and experience towards a position with one of Hong Kong’s most successful youth arts organisations. The person will report to the Communications Manager, and will work primarily on our incredible “Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2017” in a creative, young and joyful environment. Duties and responsibilities:   Job Description - Supporting communication team to develop and deliver a large-scale art festival - Collaborate with the team to develop impactful ideas and engaging content across all digital media channel. - Implement below-the-line marketing campaigns, monitor and analyze the effectiveness - Responsible for bilingual contents development of the facebook page - Effectively respond to inquiries, complaints on the social media community - Exploring sponsorship opportunities   Requirement - Demonstrated 2 – 3 years relevant PR or marketing experience, preferably in the field of digital marketing with agency background - Experience in managing social media platforms and writing online promotional campaigns - Strong written and verbal Chinese and English communication skills - Accountability, detail-minded, self-motivation, and the ability to meet strict deadlines and work independently - Experience with festivals and large-scaled events an asset This is a 4-month, full time position. The planned start date is mid-August 2017.  Please email your CV and expected salary to job@hkyaf.com (Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only) Application Deadline: 24 July 2017 * Immediate availability is highly preferred
Performing Arts

16/09/2017

Miller Performing Arts: Martial Arts Dance Workshop

World-renowned martial artist Bruce Lee once said that "Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier." This also applies on art! Celebrate the age-old Chinese tradition of martial arts. Challenge yourself to focus, persevere and bring your body and mind together in this workshop where dance fuses with martial arts. Learn to improvise and work in small groups to explore self-awareness and your body’s possibilities. This workshop is led by Bruce Wong, City Contemporary Dance Company member and Men’s Internal Style and Baguazhang champion of the 2006 Hong Kong Open Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Competition.
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19/10/2017, 10-12/11/2017

Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2017: Seeking Youth Volunteers

We are now seeking youth volunteers to join our fabulous Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2017!  Volunteer roles vary from assisting with art stalls and parades, to distributing souvenirs and working with our stage management and registration team. A briefing session will be arranged with short-listed candidates. If you are sociable, polite, have good presentation skills and would love to work outdoors as part of an active team, please join us now!
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