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HKAAA E-newsletter (23.01.2014)
Following their journals in November 2013, our FAME fellows, Yolanda and Myra, are thrilled to further share with you their exciting experience in Taiwan and Singapore respectively! Eager to learn more about Taiwanese Opera? And do you have any idea what an arduous task venue management can be?  In this issue of our E-newsletter, while Yolanda will explore the active development of Chinese opera in Taiwan, Myra will reveal her exhilarating life as part of the Operations team!
Whether you’re a dedicated fan of Taiwanese Opera, or you are just looking for an introduction to venue management, we have got something for you this time!
FAME 2013 Journal - Yolanda
December 2013
Work and life in Taipei continue its impact on my previous understanding about arts and cultures in Taiwan. Taiwan population includes people from different parts of mainland and different groups of indigenous people on the island. The place also experienced Japanese occupation and went through Japanese cultural invasion for many years. With such background and history, Taiwan local cultures have developed their unique characters as a result of cultural hybridity... Read more
FAME 2013 Journal - Myra
December 2013
Venue management (which is called Operations in Esplanade) is a 24-hour job. Not only the Security Officers work in a 24/7 cycle, management staff always check their emails and be alert of any incident even it is their off day. Every morning, CEO and directors have read all incident reports, activity reports and maintenance requests before 9am meeting... Read more
A Journey to the World of Professional Arts Management
Funded by Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (ACDFS), presented by Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA)
With the support provided by the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (ACDFS) of the Home Affairs Bureau, the Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) initiates the Fellowships for Arts Management Experience (FAME) Programme, aiming to provide valuable training opportunities for middle level administrators to learn-by-doing, gaining insights from veteran arts administrators of internationally renowned arts organisations in major cities in the world. By providing professional training to these selected candidates, they will contribute their expertise to their employers as well as to the local arts field in the long run.
Application Deadline: 10 February 2014 (Mon) 5:30pm
Application Details
Starting from 3 March 2014, the new Companies Ordinance, Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong (“new CO”), will commence operation. In this seminar,  Mr Antony SIN Ming Hei, HKAAA’s Honorary Legal Advisor, will discuss the changes under the new CO and facilitate your understanding of it. You are most welcome to join and express your enquiries and concerns relating to the subject.
Date: 24 February 2014 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm
Venue: Room 103, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building (No. 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong)
Speaker:  Mr Antony SIN Ming Hei, HKAAA’s Honorary Legal Advisor
Language: Cantonese
Fee: HKAAA Members @HK$80; Non-members @HK$100 
Limited quota available! Registration will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Act Now!
 Application & Information
10% off discount on Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra “Riding into a New Year"
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Date & Time: 26 January 2014 (Sunday) 8pm
Original Ticket Price**: $100, $150, $250, $300
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.
Programme Enquiries:852- 3185 1600
10% off discount on the third of the series “China Dance Forward”
Programme Details
Venue: Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Date & Time: 14*-15/2/2014 (Friday-Saturday) 8pm
Original Ticket Price**: $140, $200
* With Post-Performance Seminar
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.
Programme Enquiries: 852- 2328 9205 or dc@ccdc.com.hk
Featured Events
Advanced Cultural Leadership Programme 2014
Key Dates
Residential Retreat 1:  1-5 Sept 2014  (Mon to Fri)
Local Module:  11-12 Oct 2014  (Sat to Sun)
Residential Retreat 2:  10-14 Nov 2014  (Mon to Fri)
Fee and Application
Local and Overseas Fee:  HKD15,000 per person
Application Deadline:  15 April 2014
Notification of Acceptance:  May 2014
Enquiryculture@hku.hk / +852 3917 8221
(English version only)
  • 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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Tel: 852 - 2877 7268
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