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HKAAA E-news (2.10.2013)
The Government has launched a public consultation exercise to explore how the copyright regime should deal with parody appropriately.  In this respect, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Intellectual Property Department are now organising a seminar with the Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association for practitioners in the field.  You are welcome to join the seminar and express your views and equiries relating to the subject.
Date: 7 October 2013 (Monday)
Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm
Venue: Intellectual Property Department, Room 2501, 25/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Speakers: Representatives of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Intellectual Property Department
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free Registration [ONLINE] (Seats are limited.  First come first served.)
Promotion Video of Oculus
Handbills preview of Oculus
Architecture Is Art Festival 2013
Hong Kong Premiere
Presented by Zuni Icosahedron
Produced by Cloud Gate 2
Cloud Gate 2 Founder and Artistic Director: Lin Hwai-min
In succession to the 5 Part Dance in 2011, Zuni Icosahedron once again invited Cloud Gate 2, founded by renowned choreographer Lin Hwai-min, to bring the masterpiece Oculus by the late genius Wu Kuo-chi. Oculus is the Latin word for eye, or eye-shaped window; it is also the circular opening on the roof of the dome of the Pantheon. Wu Kuo-chu wishes that through Oculus one can see light and hope regardless of the layers of human bondage. This work was first performed by the Staatstheater Kassel, Germany in 2004, and by Cloud Gate 2 in Taiwan in 2007. This time it will be premiered in Hong Kong by Cloud Gate 2.
Choreography: Wu Kuo-Chu
Music: George Bizet, Franco Battiato, Angelo Branduardi, Yaacov Shapiro, Johann Pachelbel
Lighting Design: Lulu W. L. Lee
Set Design: Liu Dar-Lun
Video Installation: Oliver Iserloh
Costume Production: Keith Lin*
*based on the design of Ulrike Obermüller
Programme Details  
Venue: Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Time: 8 - 9 November 2013 (Fri-Sat) 8:15pm
Ticket Price**:  (original price: $420) $378, (original price: $350) $315, (original price: $280) $252
** HKAAA Members are offered for 10%. Please show your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.
Programme Enquiries:852- 2566 9696
Dates: 1 to 10 November 2013
The Hong Kong International Literary Festival, one of Asia's premier literary festivals, today announces the lineup for its 13th edition, themed “The Stories Begin”.
From 1 to 10 November the Hong Kong International Literary Festival will offer a diverse programme of 53 exciting events, including the Schools programme.
This year, the  festival events will be grouped under 8 different series to make it easier for you to navigate through the lineup and select events and authors based on their literary tastes. Box office opens on 3 October 2013. You may refer to ticketing details here.
Programme details: Hong Kong International Literary Festival websiteonline catalogue
All members of the Hong Kong Arts Administrator Association enjoy a 10% off discount when booking via the Festival Office.
Please complete the (booking form) with your membership number and return: 
1) with a check or bank slip to: 201, Kai Tak Commercial Building, 66-72 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
2) By Email with deposit slip: events@festival.org.hk
3) By Fax with deposit slip: 852- 2153 9261
All members of the Hong Kong Arts Administrator Association enjoy a 10% off discount.
Programme Enquiries: 852- 2877 9770
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).
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association Limited
Address: 1/F, Parklane Building, No. 235 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan
Tel: 852 - 2877 7268
Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk
Website: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk