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HKAAA E-newsletter (18.05.2015) – 2015 Cultural Leadership Summit - Raising for our Future: Arts Funding and Philanthropy in Hong Kong / HKAAA 30th Anniversary Dinner / Exclusive guided tour for HKAAA members- Le French May Exhibition "LE CORBUSIER – MODERN ARCHITECT GIANT" / Let’s Explore!: Prague Fringe Festival
 
HKAAA Updates
 
2015 Cultural Leadership Summit - Raising for our Future: Arts Funding and Philanthropy in Hong Kong
Jointly presented by Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association and Leisure and Cultural Services Department
In Partnership with British Council and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Australian Consulate-General
 
Date: 10-11 June 2015 (Wednesday & Thursday)
Venue: Ko Shan Theatre New Wing

 
Registration is now open. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy Early Bird Discount before May 20, 2015
 
Register Now: http://www.art-mate.net/?a=doc&id=11347
 
Please click Leaflet for summit schedule and more details.
 
 
Details
 
HKAAA 30th Anniversary Dinner

 
To celebrate Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association’s 30th anniversary and to commemorate the contributions of our Founders and Former Board Members to the development of local arts administration and management profession, the HKAAA 30th Anniversary Dinner will be held on 11 June 2015 (Thu). 
 
The growth of the Association would not be possible without the invaluable contributions made by staunch supporters of the organization over the years. It would be the HKAAA's honour to celebrate the anniversary with our valued friends and partners in the arts and cultural sector. Your presence at the anniversary dinner would definitely make the evening a memorable one. 
 
HKAAA 30th Anniversary Dinner
Date:      11 June 2015 (Thu)
Time:      7pm – 9:30pm
Venue:    Assembly Hall 1, 4/F North Tower, The Salisbury - YMCA of Hong Kong
               (41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
 
Guests of Honour 
Mrs Betty FUNG CHING Suk Yee, JP, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, HKSAR
Sir Vernon ELLIS, Chair, British Council

 
Performance by
Yat Po Singers
 
Fee
HK$695(Full Rate) / HK$450(Members) 
 
Seats are limited. First-come, first-served.
Remark: Shuttle bus service from Ko Shan Theatre to YMCA is available for guests who attend the 2015 Cultural Leadership Summit on 11 June.
 
 
 
Let's Explore!
 
Prague Fringe Festival

Founded in 2002, the Prague Fringe Festival is a 9 day event held in May every year, attracting more than 6000 participants. With over 200 shows of more than 40 arts events ranging from theatre, music to dance and many other forms of performances, the Festival happens from the afternoon till late at night in different venues of Malá Strana.
 
Photo Sourcehttp://www.expats.cz/prague/article/prague-entertainment/Prague-Fringe-20150-Exclusive-Sneak-Peek/
 
All of Front of House and Street Team staff are volunteers, many of them come from other parts of the country or even abroad to assist on the festival.
 
Other than coordinating the venues for performances and assisting on the technical aspects, the Prague Fringe Festival features the “Sneak Peak Photo Album Scheme”. Interested artists and arts groups can apply for the assistance of a professional photographer to capture highlights of the rehearsals and performances. Photos would be placed in an album and uploaded on the Festival’s Facebook page.
 
Sneak Peek albums: https://www.facebook.com/PragueFringeFestival/photos_stream?tab=photos_albums

Reviews of shows will be posted on the following websites every day, which better equips the audience before attending the performances:
Michael Calcott's Fringey Bits, Fringereview.com, The Prague Post, Divadelní noviny, Protišedi

 
   
East of the Sun, West of the Moon                                Spectacular
 
Assessed by an anonymous and independent panel, the Prague Fringe Festival gives out 4 awards each year to encourage the spirit of creativity:
 
Kreativni cena (Creative Award)
An annual award to the company, chosen by an anonymous and independent panel to the artist or company whose production is deemed creatively exceptional by majority vote – open to all companies.

 
Inspirativni cena (Inspiration Award)
An annual award, chosen by an anonymous and independent panel to a piece of work that has been staged on a world platform no more than twice previously.

 
Cena za vyjimecne predstaveni (Outstanding Performance Award)
An award for the artist who has excelled in their performance at the festival.

 
Spirit of the Fringe
This award is awarded in exceptional circumstances to an individual or company who has truly embraced the spirit of the festival.

 
 
The 14th Prague Fringe takes place from 22nd - 30th May 2015. 
 
Application window for the 2016 festival will be announced in August 2015, interested artists and arts groups out there: mark your calendars!
 
 
Prague Fringe Festival
http://www.praguefringe.com/
 
Highlight Event
 
Exclusive guided tour for HKAAA members- Le French May Exhibition "LE CORBUSIER – MODERN ARCHITECT GIANT"
Curator: Pascal Mory
 
Presented by: Consulat général de France à Hong Kong et Macao
In Association with: Foundation Le Corbusier, Construire Le Futur, Patrzynski & Co, Bonnevialle & Co Art & Culture Consulting
Exclusive Sponsor: 
Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
Venue Sponsor: Leisure and Cultural Services Department
 
 
Exclusive guided tour for HKAAA members
Dates: 20 May, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 1:30pm-2:00pm (around 30 minutes)

Venue: Exhibition hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Language: English
Free Event

 
*Particpants must be current members of HKAAA. Each member is welcome to bring along a guest.
 
Applying for the Guided Tour:
Please send your Name, HKAAA member no. and Contact no. to info@hkaaa.org.hk to apply for the Guided Tour.
 
Details: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/?a=doc&id=14220
 
 
 
Public Forum – Reimagining the Role of Producers: A Response to the Burgeoning Performing Arts Infrastructure of the Region
The 'Producers' Network Meeting and Forum' to be held in May is the first of its kind in the region that brings together producers, curators and arts administrators from China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as well as overseas to create action plans in shaping the competitiveness of the burgeoning performing arts infrastructure in the region. In the public forum, speakers from overseas will share their insights on the role of producers and the industry.
 
Date: 22 May 2015
Time: 3pm-6pm
Venue: Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

 
Organiser: West Kowloon Cultural District
Venue Partner: Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Acknowledgement: Performing Arts Alliance, Guangdong Trade Association for Performances and Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association

 
Target Participants: Producers, curators, arts administrators, cultural management students, arts organisations, etc
Language: English and Mandarin, with English / Mandarin simultaneous interpretation

 
Free admission.
Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now!
For more information and registration:www.westkowloon.hk/producersnetwork

 
HKDI Gallery Presents: Every Product Tells a Story - Untold Matters of Red Dot Award-Winning Designs
Date: 28 November 2014 – 31 May 2015 (Closed on Tuesdays, 21 & 28 Dec 2014 and 4 Jan 2015)
Time: 10am – 8pm
Venue: HKDI Gallery, HKDI and IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
Address: 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O  (Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station, Exit A2)
 
Free Admission
 
 
Organiser, Co-organisers, Supporting Organisations and Media Partners
 
- Organiser: HKDI and IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
- Co-organisers: Red Dot
- Supporting Organisations: Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Hong Kong, Design Council Hong Kong, Hong Kong Design Centre, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
- Media Partners: Artmap, Art plus, AM730, MiLK, The Standard 
 
Read more
 
 
Opportunities
 
Arts Job Vacancies
 
Arts Funding:
 
New Art Wave - 2015 New Art Wave Expo
 
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation - ARTS: TRANSFORMING HONG KONG - Community Arts and Culture Grants
 
Hong Kong Arts Development Council Grants News - Grants available for application:
 
Subsidy for Participants in HKADC Delegation Performing Arts Market in Seoul 2015 -Open for Application
 
Invitation for Proposals - Arts Yearbook Series
 
“Symposium on Development of Arts Education”
 
2015 Overseas Training for Arts Administrators – Thematic Study Visits Scheme 
 
 
10% off discount on Hong Kong Dance Company "Bipolar Bodies A Path to Transmedia Chinese Dance"!
Introduction
Handbill
Promotional Video
 
Programme Details
Venue: 8/F Platform, Hong Kong Dance Company, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Date & Time: 15-16 May 2015 (Fri-Sat) 7:45pm / 16-17 May 2015 (Sat-Sun) 3pm
17, 23-24, 30-31 May 2015, 2:45pm
Original Ticket Price**: $150 (Free Seating)

 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members on purchasing full-price tickets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office. 

Programme Enquiries:  852-3103 1806
10% off discount on Hong Kong Repertory Theatre "The Imaginary Invalid"!
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
Date & Time: 16, 19-23, 26-30 May 2015, 7:45pm
17, 23-24, 30-31 May 2015, 2:45pm
Original Ticket Price**: $160 - $280

 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office. 

Programme Enquiries:  852-3103 5900
 
 
10% off discount on The Hong Kong Bach Choir "A Russian Sacred Feast"!
Introduction
Handbill
Promotional Video
 
Programme Details
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Date & Time: 7 June 2015, 8:00pm

Original Ticket Price**: $80, $160, $240
 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office. 

Programme Enquiries:  852-5301 1094 Kyle
 
10% off discount on Art Peak Theatre Works "Title of Show"!
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Date & Time: 18-20, June 2015, 8:15pm / 20-21, June 2015, 3:15pm

Original Ticket Price**: $180, $240
 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office. 

Programme Enquiries:  852-9359 9003 Queendy / 852-6086 6672 Cammy/ 852-9526 4648 Meg
 
 
32% off discount on Tsui Hang Village Traditional Cantonese Rice Dumplings!
 
 
 
Please send completed Order Form to fnb@miramar-group.com or purchase at restaurant outlets with theorder form.
 
 
 
 
 
Year-round benefits for HKAAA members
  • Hong Kong Art School (HKAS)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into short courses conducted by HKAS (Referring to courses that are categorized under the "Short Courses" section on HKAS website or as printed in the designated short course brochure, which is published on a half-yearly basis)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into modules of the Professional Diploma in Fine Art (PDFA). (The PDFA modules are offered on a relatively flexibale basis, each module lasts for around 8 weeks; participants can enroll into individual modules without completing the programme. Currently, modules/ programmes accredited at Level 4 and Level 5 of the Qualifications Framework (QF) are being offered by the School).
 
  • The programme information above was provided by the relevant programme presenters who are responsible for the information’s content and accuracy. 
  • Programmes and artists are subject to change by hosting organsiations.
  • For details and enquiries of the programmes presented in this eDM, please contact the relevant organiser directly.
 
 
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Tel: 852 - 2877 7268
Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk