Home > Events > Experience Wan Chai @ West Kowloon

Experience Wan Chai @ West Kowloon

19/03/2017

Due to adverse weather conditions, today's stage performances of "Experience Wan Chai @ West Kowloon" have been cancelled. Other activities will however continue. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to see you here!

This spring, enjoy outdoor art activities under a blue sky at Experience Wan Chai @ West Kowloon, a fun art and cultural day at the West Kowloon Nursery Park with cultural activities from Wan Chai!

"Experience Wan Chai @ West Kowloon" fosters a cultural exchange, whereby 30 NGOs and art groups have paired up to create and present different performances, art booths and workshops. These cultural activities that explore Wan Chai in the past and present are split into five zones:  “The People, The Stories”, “Central Stage”, “Market Collective”, “On the Move” and “Whimsyland”. Highlights include art masterpieces by Tai Hang fire dragon dance master and film poster painter, dragon dance and martial art performances, Time.Moments.In CWB”photo exhibition, arts and craft workshops, storytelling by local residents, a book-crossing wagon and much more. Free shuttle buses will be provided to and from Wan Chai and West Kowloon. Please keep an eye on our website for details. 

 
Illustration:Carmen Ng

 

Event Schedule: (Chinese only)

The People, The Stories

Hear a Tai Hang fire dragon dance authority master describing this unique intangible cultural heritage art form, a cinema billboard painter revealing his technique, Blue House residents sharing their neighbourhood stories, appreciate the “Time.Moments.In CWB” photo exhibition, and enjoy the screening of the classic Cantonese movie “Feast of a Rich Family”.

Central Stage

Watch stage performances by community art organisations featuring dragon dances, martial arts performances, street dance by dancers in cheongsam, a children’s choir and much more!

On the Move

Get physical with the performing arts and try out new skills with a professional martial arts master, fun acts with local circus group, or new moves at a movement workshop led by the Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio.

Market Collective

Explore our fabulous market, where you can join handicraft workshops that teach you unusual new creative skills like how to make a bamboo flower plaque, view a display of classic Hong Kong comics, take part in a book-sharing activity, enjoy local snacks and browse stalls featuring unique local products.

【Whimsyland】

Revisit your childhood with an afternoon of whimsical enchantment featuring different games, imaginative storytelling sessions and fun, creative art workshops.

 

 

TAGS:
Performing Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Dance, Culture, Wanchai, Cultural Activities, Book-crossing Wagon, Story-sharing, Martial Arts

Information

Event Day
Date: 19/03/2017 (Sun)
Time: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Venue: Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
Fee: Free admission
Registration Deadline: 19/03/2017 (Sun)
Enquiries: yan@hkyaf.com / 28772779
Suitable for: all ages

THIS EVENT HAS FINISHED!

And it was very successful! Sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about upcoming events… don't miss out!

Share

Tell your friends about this event!

Map

Shuttle Bus Schedule

Co-organisers

Related Events

Performing Arts

04/06/2018, 04/06/2018

Miller Performing Arts: Strum One Strum All Ukulele Workshop

array(2) { [0]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(10) "YAF Studio" ["fee"]=> string(47) "Free admission, online registration is required" ["enquiry"]=> string(28) "phoebe@hkyaf.com / 2561 3201" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(12) "Workshop # 2" ["remarks"]=> string(73) "Ukuleles will be provided; Conducted in Cantonese with English assistance" ["limitation"]=> string(13) "ages 16 to 25" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "2018-05-29 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-06-04 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "04/06/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Mon" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [1]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(10) "YAF Studio" ["fee"]=> string(47) "Free admission, online registration is required" ["enquiry"]=> string(28) "phoebe@hkyaf.com / 2561 3201" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(13) "Workshop # 1 " ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(12) "ages 9 to 15" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "2018-05-29 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-06-04 18:00:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "04/06/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Mon" ["time"]=> string(13) "6:00pm-7:30pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } }

Small and versatile, the ukulele has become one of Hong Kong’s favourite choices of musical instrument. With just four strings, it is easy to learn, and once you master a handful of chords you can play hundreds of songs!

Visual Arts

02/06/2018

Mural Painting Project by Marks & Spencer (Asia Pacific) Limited

array(1) { [0]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(26) "kinyu@hkyaf.com/ 2214 0280" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(8) "Workshop" ["remarks"]=> string(38) "Project for specific organisation only" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-06-02 00:00:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "02/06/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Sat" ["time"]=> string(0) "" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } }

This June, a group of Marks & Spencer (Asia Pacific) Limited volunteers will create colourful murals at the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fong Shu Chuen Social Service Building!

Performing Arts

28-29/05/2018, 28-29/05/2018

Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2018: Auditions for Youth Dancers

array(2) { [0]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(62) "Dance Studio 6, 3/F, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts" ["fee"]=> string(44) "Free admission, online registration required" ["enquiry"]=> string(28) "phoebe@hkyaf.com / 2561 3201" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(8) "Audition" ["remarks"]=> string(84) "There are four sessions across two days. You are only required to attend 1 session. " ["limitation"]=> string(13) "ages 10 to 25" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "2018-05-24 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-28 00:00:00" ["date"]=> string(13) "28-29/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(7) "Mon-Tue" ["time"]=> string(0) "" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [1]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(0) "" ["remarks"]=> string(125) "Date and Time: 28 | 05 | 2018 5:30pm – 7pm or 7pm – 8:30pm or 29 | 05 | 2018 5:30pm – 7pm or 7pm – 8:30pm" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-28 00:00:00" ["date"]=> string(13) "28-29/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(7) "Mon-Tue" ["time"]=> string(0) "" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "0" } }

Come and be part of Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2018 this November. Show your moves and shine as the city gathers to celebrate the arts!

Performing Arts

11/05/2018, 12/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 20/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 26/05/2018

PROJECT AFTER 6: Cube Culture

array(6) { [0]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(44) "ArtisTree, 1/F Cambridge House, Taikoo Place" ["fee"]=> string(153) "$100; Concessions $50 (proceeds go towards HKYAF in providing access to high quality, free-of-charge arts experiences for all young people aged 5 to 25 )" ["enquiry"]=> string(26) "anca@hkyaf.com / 2511 6256" ["ticketing"]=> string(65) "Tickets go on sale 19 April 10am www.ticketflap.com/projectafter6" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #6" ["remarks"]=> string(70) "Performed in English. Running time approx. 90 minutes, no intermission" ["limitation"]=> string(18) " ages 12 and above" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-26 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "26/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Sat" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [1]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #5" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-25 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "25/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Fri" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [2]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #4" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-20 14:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "20/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Sun" ["time"]=> string(13) "2:30pm-4:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [3]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #3" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-18 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "18/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Fri" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [4]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #2" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-12 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "12/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Sat" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } [5]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(0) "" ["fee"]=> string(0) "" ["enquiry"]=> string(0) "" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(22) "Musical Performance #1" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(0) "" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "0000-00-00 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-11 19:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "11/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Fri" ["time"]=> string(13) "7:30pm-9:00pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } }

Do you spend your day in an office cubicle? Are you driven crazy by the freezing air-conditioning or lift doors that close in your face as you’re rushing for lunch or to get home? Do you need a translator some days just to get through the office jargon, the conference calls, the never-ending meetings…

Performing Arts

26/05/2018

Miller Performing Arts: 2018-19 Seeking HKYAF Youth Assistant Choreographers

array(1) { [0]=> array(14) { ["venue"]=> string(62) "Dance Studio 6, 3/F, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts" ["fee"]=> string(44) "Free admission, online registration required" ["enquiry"]=> string(26) "anca@hkyaf.com / 2511 6256" ["ticketing"]=> string(0) "" ["performance_type"]=> string(40) "Mentorship Programme - Workshop Audition" ["remarks"]=> string(0) "" ["limitation"]=> string(33) "experienced dancers aged 13 to 25" ["deadline"]=> string(19) "2018-05-23 00:00:00" ["multiple"]=> bool(false) ["getdate"]=> string(19) "2018-05-26 14:30:00" ["date"]=> string(10) "26/05/2018" ["day"]=> string(3) "Sat" ["time"]=> string(13) "2:30pm-4:30pm" ["is_display"]=> string(1) "1" } }

Gain practical, behind-the-scenes insight into the world of dance and have the opportunity to find and showcase your own creative voice!

Back to Top
Forgot Password
Email Address