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HKAAA E-newsletter (30.12.2016)
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association wish you a Happy New Year!
Guided tour of HSBC Archives – Hong Kong Stories
Arty Hour @ HKAAA (January 2017) – Starting a Career in Arts Administration in US and Europe (Revised Event Time: 7pm to 9 pm)
HKAAA Updates
Guided tour of HSBC Archives – Hong Kong Stories
HSBC Archives contains some of the best business and arts collection in the world, including annual reports, minute books, accounting ledgers, correspondences, photographs, cartoons, films, advertisements, banknotes and oral history. These records do not only reflect the colourful history of HSBC, but also capture the social, economic and political developments of Hong Kong and the wider region.
The tour in the Archives Gallery and Repository tells the story of HSBC's rich and eventful heritage in the Asia-Pacific region through rare exhibits, virtual galleries and interactive displays. The tour provides visitors opportunities to explore the intertwined history of the bank and Hong Kong with cutting-edge technology. Visitors can also learn about the bank's invaluable contributions to Hong Kong and be connected to the people who influence HSBC's story.
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) is honored to organise a guided tour at HSBC Archives and have invited representatives of HSBC to lead the archives tour. They will share their experience on curating and setting up the digital exhibition as well the behind-the-scenes about archives conservation.
1) Ms Helen K Swinnerton, Senior Archives Manager, HSBC Archives ASP, Global Communications
2) Mr Thomas Warren, Manager, History & Art, HSBC Archives ASP, Global Communications
Date: 17 January, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: HSBC Hong Kong Archives Centre,1/F Tower 3, HSBC Centre, 1 Sham Mong Road, Kowloon (7-minute walk from Exit B of Olympic MTR station)
No. of participants: 20
Medium of Instruction: English (SI service will not be available)
*Free of charge and light refreshment will be provided. Seats are limited and HKAAA members will be served first. Successful registrants will receive confirmation email.
Please click HERE for registration on or before 10 January, 2017.
Arty Hour @ HKAAA (January 2017) –Starting a Career in Arts Administration in US and Europe (Revised Event Time: 7pm to 9 pm)
Let’s Arty Hour!

Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) has invited Ms Laura Bennegadi, the Founder and CEO of the ArtBound Initiative (ABI), to talk about her experience as an arts administrator in New York City. Born and raised in Paris, Laura has extensive experience in theatre production, marketing and fundraising. After building a substantial network in performing and visual arts in USA and Europe, Laura launched ArtBound Initiative (ABI), an international internship program which provides access into the arts, an industry notoriously insular and difficult to penetrate. ABI connects students and recent graduates with artists and arts organizations in New York and Berlin.

During the Arty Hour, Laura will address the opportunities and strategies for students and young professionals to fast track their career in arts administration in USA and Europe.

‘Arty Hour@HKAAA’ is a causal occasion for thoughts to collide and wild ideas to flow. We would like to invite all fellow arts practitioners, students and anyone with an interest in arts & culture to join the gathering.
Speaker: Ms Laura Bennegadi, the Founder and CEO of ArtBound Initiative
Date: 19 January 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Venue: Boom (G/F, 48 Sai Street, Sheung Wan, 7-min walk from Exit A2, Sheung Wan MTR Station; Note: next to Sin Sin Fine Art Gallery)
Language: English (SI service will not be available)

Free Event for the public!
*Please pay cash at the bar for your drinks.
Please register now!
Feature Event
Hong Kong Arts Development Council
"Professional Attachment at OzAsia Festival 2017"          
Open for Application
Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates again with Adelaide Festival Centre (AFC) of Australia to launch the ‘Professional Attachment at OzAsia Festival 2017’. The Programme provides an attachment opportunity to local arts practitioners and producers with potential to further develop their professional skills and network. It is now open for application.
The Programme will offer one attachment place for about 22 weeks on a full-time basis from June to early-November 2017 at the AFC. The selected candidate will mainly participate in festival coordination and programming, producing, media marketing and promotion of the OzAsia Festival 2017. A bursary of HK$208,000 will be provided for the successful candidate to cover accommodation, transportation, subsistence during the placement period and one economy class return flight ticket.
Interested applicants could obtain application guidelines and form from the HKADC Administration Office or download them from the website: www.hkadc.org.hk/?p=16935&lang=en
Application deadline: 27 January 2017 (Friday), 6:00 pm
For enquiries, please contact Ms Lui at 2820 1090 or polly_lui@hkadc.org.hk.
Highlight Event
19th Hong Kong Dance Awards Now Open Call for Nominations
Hong Kong Dance Alliance kicks off its 19th Hong Kong Dance Awards “Call for Nominations” and unveils the first phase of new developments for the Awards. The call for nominations til 3 January 2017 and for the first time, nominations will be accepted from anyone - from professionals in the industry to audience members. This year, in response to industry needs, production categories will be restructured into three “Outstanding Production” awards based on audience capacity – there will be one award each for productions in large, medium, and small venues. Technical awards will also undergo a revamp with each area considered separately rather than across the board leading to three design awards – one each for Lighting and/or Digital Design; Set and/or Costume Design; and, Music Composition and/or Sound Design.
Download the nomination form: 
Details: http://www.hkdanceall.org/?a=group&id=award_about
The World of Tim Burton
Exhibition Detail
Venue:  ArtisTree, 1F Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Period:  2016.11.05 ~ 2017.01.23
Opening Hours: 10:00 ~ 22:00
Inquiry:  tbhk@tao-co.com
Website: http://www.TheWorldOfTimBurton.hk
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/TimBurtonHK
Ticket Prices:
Standard Tickets – Weekdays (Mon – Fri)   $180
Standard Tickets – Weekend (Sat – Sun) & Public Holiday $220
Student Tickets (Mon - Sun)     $144
10% off special offer of full-price tickets for HKAAA members while purchasing tickets at Urbtix Box Office with a valid membership card. 

A parent with a Standard Ticket can bring a child aged below 12 for free
Children aged below 6 receive free admission
Ticket sales:  Cityline: www.cityline.com
On-site Ticketing at ticketing counter (10:00am – 9:00pm)
Organizer: TAO Co. (www.tao-co.com)
15% off on SingFest "i sentimenti di Monteverdi Madrigal Concert"
Programme Details:
Venue: Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Date&Time : 1 January 2017 (Sun) ,8pm
Tickets: $180, $120
Programme enquiries: 5514 6327 / info@singfest.hk
"HKAAA Members are offered 15% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. For details, please contact info@singfest.hk
10% off Discount on HK Rep x Alliance Engineering Company Proudly Sponsors"Field Of Dreams - A Musical"
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Date & Time: 
8,10-14.1.2016 7:45pm 
15.1.2016 2:45pm   
Ticket Price: $480, $380, $280, $220, $180 / $450*, $350*, $260*, $200*, $160*
*Weekday and Sunday Evening Special
URBTIX Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Details: http://www.hkrep.com/en/events/16-6/
Programme Enquiries: 852-3103 5900
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets.  
Meet the Gruffalos with the Exclusive KidsFest Discount - Up to 50% Off!
Show Details:
Date&Time:  11th January (Wed), 6pm
                   12th January (Thu), 3pm & 6pm
                   13th January (Fri) 3pm & 6pm
Venue: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Performance Enquiry:
(852) 2547 7150 / Info@kidsfest.com.hk
Original Ticket Price:
$435 for RES A and $385 for RES B
Special offer ticket price:
$215 for both RES A and B  
Website: http://www.kidsfest.com.hk/
Exclusive discount code : ZOG17
Chung Ying Theatre year-round shows discounts 10% off for standard price tickets
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association members are offered 10% off year-round discount on purchasing full-price tickets for Chung Ying Theatre production at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets.   
Chung Ying Theatre Website:
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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