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HKAAA E-newsletter (21.6.2019)
  • 【EXTENDED DEADLINE】Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2019 – Call for Recruiters and Exhibitors
  • “Arts Administrator 101” Series – Utilizing Online Event Platforms
 
 

【EXTENDED DEADLINE】Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2019 –

Call for Recruiters and Exhibitors
【New Features: Career Fair and Human Library】

 
Presenter: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Venue Partner: Jao Tsung-I Academy
Supporting Partner: Human Library Hong Kong
Media Partner: CTgoodjobs
 
Due to the overwhelming response, the deadline will be postponed to 5 July (Fri). LIMITED QUOTAS! APPLY NOW!
Thank you for your support.
 
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) strives to support the advancement of a flourishing arts scene by establishing a network connecting arts administrators in local and neighbor areas.

Following the huge success of our previous Recruitment Days, HKAAA is launching its seventh large-scale recruitment day at Jao Tsung-I Academy on 17 August 2019 (Sat) to supply different levels of jobs in the arts field.
 
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Recruitment Day 2019 serves as a free platform for participating arts organizations and job seekers, offering an opportunity for on-location job application and interview. HKAAA will also organize on-site career talks, so as to deepen job seekers' understanding towards the direction of the career path. This year, HKAAA specially adds the session of Career Fair and Human Library. Through conversation and interaction with art administrators in different fields, participants can get a closer look into the industry's current situation and job requirements, with an aim to further share and exchange their career planning experience to each other.
 
Details of Recruitment Day
Date: 17 August 2019 (Sat)
Time: 09:00 Venue set-up and preparation;
     11:00 – 17:00 On-site recruitment and career talks;
          17:00 – 18:00 Dismantle and move out
Venue: Jao Tsung-I Academy (800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon)
*10-min walk from Mei Foo MTR
CLICK HERE to read the transportation guideline.
 
No. of Participating Organizations
 
  1. On-site Interview: 5 (private rooms provided), with priority given to HKAAA's Corporate Members and the following parties: (listed in no particular order)
    • Local independent arts groups
    • Nine major arts groups
    • Hong Kong Arts Development Council funded groups
    • Recipients of “Springboard Grants” and “Project Grants” under Home Affairs Bureau’s Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme
    • Funded groups of Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s Venue Partnership Scheme
       
  2. Career Fair: 6 – 8 (exhibition booths will be set up in a common area): Participating arts organizations may receive resume, answer job enquiries and conduct promotional activities on the spot, with an aim to facilitate a platform for participants and HR representatives to interact, as well as to develop strong brand awareness.
 
Estimated no. of participants: 200 – 300
 
Charge: 500 HKD (Career Fair & On-site Interview)
              300 HKD (Career Fair)
              300 HKD (On-site Interview)

Please submit together with completed application form to HKAAA’s office. No refund is allowed after the application is received. If there are any loss or damage due to misuse of facilities, the participating organization is responsible for the repair or replacement cost.
 
HKAAA will provide commercial support and facilitate recruitment promotion through:
  • Onsite support on Recruitment Day
  • Online promotion (HKAAA website, HKAAA Facebook, weekly e-newsletter, ADC’s network, social media and tertiary institutions)
  • Online and printed media platform
 
Reference interview questions and notes on recruitment will be provided by the HKAAA and sent to all participating organizations about a week before event date. To facilitate promotion of the Recruitment Day, please submit the completed application form on or before July 2019 (Fri) for further arrangement.
 
【Human Library】
Human Library will be conducted in small groups (5 – 6 people), at which arts leaders will share their unique and interesting working experiences.
LEARN MORE
 
Should you have any enquiries, please contact: 
Vincy Yip    Tel:3791 2590   Email:vincy.yip@hkaaa.org.hk
Wendy Lam     Tel:2877 7268   Email:wendy.lam@hkaaa.org.hk
Theresa Tsang   Tel:2877 7267   Email:theresa.tsang@hkaaa.org.hk
 
We look forward to your support and participation!
 
“Arts Administrator 101” Series – Utilizing Online Event Platforms
From festival to exhibition, ticketing management is an indispensable part of organizing successful arts and cultural activities. In order to get the public’s attention and create a unique experience to audiences, different online event platforms start to improve their services by providing more diversified functions. An excellent event management platform can save time and increase revenue for arts groups, as well as simplify the admission process, so as to enhance the smooth operation of event.
 
We are honoured to invite three experts to share about how the online ticketing platform be managed. They will explain the professional ticketing management concepts, such as the design and arrangement of various ticketing systems. With the invaluable tips shared, arts administrators can better meet the market needs in handling ticketing issues in the future.
 
Details
Date: 4 July 2019 (Thu)
Time: 19:30 – 21:30
Venue: The Good Lab (L1, The Sparkle, 500 Tung Chau Street, Cheung Sha Wan, West Kowloon)
Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100
 
Guest Speaker (*Alphabetized by last name in English)
Ms Jennifer Chiu, Marketing & Branding Manager, PUTYOURSELF.in
Mr Wilson TangDirector, PUTYOURSELF.in
Mr Sum Wong, Co-Founder, EventXtra
 
Please click here to know more about EventXtra and PUTYOURSELF.IN

Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)
LEARN MORE
 

 
Enquiry: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Tel: (852) 2877 7268|Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk
 
Featured Event
 
DESIGN TRUST CALL FOR GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
M+ / DESIGN TRUST RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2020
The M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2020 will support two separate fellowship projects; one fellowship will support a research project focused on Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area in an Asian or global context, and the second fellowship will support a research project related to Asia more broadly, closely in line with the curatorial position of the Hong Kong–based institution M+. The deadline for applications is Monday, 8 July 2019.
 
The successful applicants will be attached to M+ for three to six months in 2020, conducting independent research, preferably on a full-time basis. Fellows are encouraged to engage with the museum’s curatorial staff and participate in M+ programmes. The fellowship should result in 1) a paper (5,000 words or more) to be disseminated digitally or in print by M+ and Design Trust, or an equivalent outcome in an alternative format; and 2) a lecture as part of the museum’s public programmes. For more details please visit: http://designtrust.hk/grants/research-fellowships/
 
DESIGN TRUST SEED AND FEATURE GRANTS
We provide research project grants to individual designers, curators, collectives and non-profit organisations for projects and activities focusing on the context and content relevant to Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.  These include but are not limited to: talks, exhibitions, residencies, overseas research projects and creative installations. Design Trust currently offers applications every 20th of January, April, July and October. For more details please visit our website: http://designtrust.hk/grants/dtgrants/
 
World Youth and Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong: Starry Concert Series
Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir: The Cycle of Polarities
 
16 / 7 / 2019 Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
 
They will bring along a variety of Scandinavian and Slovenian music to explore many kinds of “polarities” in our lives in a light and entertaining way. Audiences are bound to enjoy a night of refreshing music.
 
Tickets are selling fast at URBTIX. For more information, please visit URBTIX or programme website: https://wyccaa.com/festivals/wyccf/2019/events/. Ticket prices are $280 up. HKAAA members are entitled to have 30% discount per regular priced ticket by entering discount code: OP1630 at URBTIX. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers.
 
Highlight Event
 
[Final Call] DFA Design for Asia Awards 2019
The DFA Design for Asia Awards, launched by Hong Kong Design Centre and funded by Create Hong Kong, is a unique international platform that celebrates Asian design excellence and recognises outstanding designs in Asia, for Asia. The award, covering 4 major design disciplines, has been launched in 2003 to propagate Asian values and perspectives in the sphere of innovation and design globally. The 2019 edition of the Awards is now open for global submission until 28 June, 5pm (HK Time). Don’t miss the chance!
 
Date: 1 April – 28 June 2019
Entry fee: HK$2,000 per entry
Promotion: Member of supporting organisation can enjoy a 20% off discount in entry fee (Promotional Code: HAas106)
Submission: http://dfaa.dfaawards.com (Online submission only)
 
Supported by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
 
Opportunities
 
 
 
HK Phil – Gil Shaham Plays Dvořák
In this all Czech programme, we will revisit literature narrated by two Czech composers. While Dvořák expressed his love for Shakespeare’s tragic play Othello, his compatriot Janáček retold the Ukrainian legend of the Cossack Taras Bulba in his colourful orchestral rhapsody. This concert will be crowned by the most celebrated virtuoso Gil Shaham’s interpretation of Dvořák’s beautiful Violin Concerto.

Programme Details:
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 21 & 22 JUN (Fri & Sat) 8pm
Price: $480/ $380/ $280/ $180* (half price for concessionary ticket)
More Details: https://bit.ly/30EQ1Vk
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Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2EA5Vam
*HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Cellomania: Pablo Ferrández Plays Dvořák
Programme Details:
Details: https://bit.ly/2F3ej2M
Date & Time: 22 Jun 2019 (Saturday), 8pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $380, $260, $150
 
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org
 
HK Phil – Swire Sunday Family Series: Ode to Shakespeare
In this Shakespeare-themed family concert, you will enjoy music inspired by Romeo & Juliet, Othello, and more. Suitable for aged 3 and above.

Programme Details:
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 23 JUN (Sun) 3pm
Price: $380/ $280/ $220/ $180* (half price for concessionary ticket)
Guest Performer: Hong Kong Shax Theatre Group
More Details: https://bit.ly/2I4fMFY
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Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2JEjAkA
*HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at URBTIX outlets.
HK Phil – Swire Maestro Series: OSMO VÄNSKÄ|Finnish Adventure
On a summer evening, Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä will take the Hong Kong audience on a journey to relish the delights of music from his own country. Magnus Lindberg’s incredibly exciting and hugely entertaining Clarinet Concerto was written especially for the renowned Finnish clarinettist Kari Kriikku who will enthral the audience with his amazing virtuosity on the clarinet and his astonishing gifts as a dancer!

Programme Details:
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 28 & 29 JUN (Fri & Sat) 8pm
Price: $580/ $480/ $380/ $280* (half price for concessionary ticket)
More Details: https://bit.ly/2HEc3ju
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Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Tickets available at https://bit.ly/2Mc9VUD
*HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at URBTIX outlets.
 
A Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China and the 22nd Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR
Legendary Classic: Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto
 
The unprecedented success of the Butterfly Lovers' violin concerto began after its premiere in 1959, this year marks the 60th Anniversary of its composition. Virtuoso violinist Yao Jue, renowned for her lustrous and poetic violin recital of this insurmountable classic, leads the elites of Hong Kong String Orchestra and the local tertiary institute to leave a mark in history, for the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Notably, Lio Kuokman, praised by the Philadelphia Inquirer as ‘a startling conducting talent’, will wave his baton in this concert.
 
Programme Details:
Date & Time: 29 June 2019 (Saturday), 8pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $680 / $480 / $280
Details: https://bit.ly/2VjY4qV
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Tickets: https://bit.ly/2VjY4qV
*HKAAA members can enjoy 20% off on purchase of standard tickets with the discount code ‘AAAVIP’. (This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
Programme Enquiries: 3575 9479
HKS Cool Summer Festival
Know Your Brass (N.B. Tuba!)
Programme Details:

Details: https://bit.ly/2GQHdDW      
Date & Time:
5 & 6 July 2019 (Fri & Sat), 8pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $360, $220, $140
 
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org
 
When Janoska Meets HKCO
20% off discount on HKCO concert – “When Janoska Meets HKCO”
 
Introduction:
http://www.hkco.org/en/Concerts/When-Janoska-Meets-Hkco.html
 
Programme Details:
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 12-13/7/2019 (Fri, Sat) 8:00 pm
Original Ticket Price**: $170, $220, $280, $350
**HKAAA Members are offered 20% off discount.
Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office
 
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries: 852-3185 1600
World Youth and Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong: Starry Concert Series
Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir: The Cycle of Polarities
 
16 / 7 / 2019 Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
 
They will bring along a variety of Scandinavian and Slovenian music to explore many kinds of “polarities” in our lives in a light and entertaining way. Audiences are bound to enjoy a night of refreshing music.
 
Tickets are selling fast at URBTIX. For more information, please visit URBTIX or programme website: https://wyccaa.com/festivals/wyccf/2019/events/. Ticket prices are $280 up. HKAAA members are entitled to have 30% discount per regular priced ticket by entering discount code: OP1630 at URBTIX. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers.
 
HKS Cool Summer Festival
Movies, Musicals & More!
Programme Details:

Details: https://bit.ly/2GG7WC4
Date & Time:
19 & 20 July 2019 (Fri & Sat), 8pm
21 July 2019 (Sun) 3pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $420, $260, $150
 
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org
Zuni Icosahedron
Children Music Theatre
STEAM  The Four Great Inventions
 
International Arts Carnival 2019 Programme
 
Programme Details
Venue: Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Date & Time: 5pm           20.7.2019
      11:30am, 3:30pm 21.7.2019
 
Ticketing: $280, $180
 
Running time approximately 60 minutes with no intermission
 
Tickets now available at URBTIX
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets. 
 
Details: http://zuniseason.org.hk/en/steam/
Programme Enquiries: 852-2566 9696
 
HKS Cool Summer Festival
McDull ∙ my very very very best
Programme Details:
Details: https://bit.ly/2V0GfJ3
Date & Time:
2 Aug 2019 (Fri), 8pm
3 Aug 2019 (Sat), 3pm & 8pm
4 Aug 2019 (Sun), 3pm & 8pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $450, $320, $180
 
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org
10% off on Hong Kong Ballet’s “Peter Pan” (Asian Premiere)
Programme Details
 
Date, Time & Venue
16 – 18.8.2019
Fri 7:30pm | Sat – Sun 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Price
$1,000 (Limited VIP Tickets)#, $680, $480, $280, $140
 
Live accompaniment by The Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Date, Time & Venue
23 – 25.8.2019
Fri 7:30pm | Sat – Sun 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall

Price
$320, $220, $120
 
With recorded music
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Programme Enquiries: 2105 9724 |
marketing@hkballet.com
Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Details: https://bit.ly/2ICtiB6
 
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT URBTIX
 
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).
 
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