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Hong Kong Arts Development Council presents JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power 18 Groups of Young Artists Giving 19 Performing Arts Showcase and 2 Arts Exhibitions

October 27, 2017 Destination North Asia No Comments Email Email

JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust  launched in September and has to date presented over a hundred highly successful educational and performance events across Hong Kong. From 16th November 19 ticketed performances will be brought to the public across five major art forms; dance, music, theatre, ceramic arts and visual arts.

Through the diverse programmes, JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power aims to build connections within the community and raise awareness of and excitement for Hong Kong’s artistic talent. Tickets are now on sale at URBTIX and CITYLINE.


Dance On: Contemporary Dance Theatre

16-18 November 2017

Multi-media Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity

Assembling 9 units of contemporary dancers Dance On: Contemporary Dance Theatre consists of three programmes that over three days will showcase the performances of nine acclaimed Hong Kong choreographers and dance groups, which were previously shown in Korea and Germany. From Here Is It by Li De that explores the attitudes of today’s youth through mixed genres of dance, rock music and dialogues between three young men, to From the Top by Victor Fung; a witty dance work that looks at artistic integrity and what it means to make art, the programme covers a diverse range of genres and subject matter. Featuring Women. Body by Rebecca Wong and Heaven Behind the Door II by Chloe Wong, Outspoken by Yang Hao, Made in Hong Kong by Hugh Cho, ODDs by Ivanhoe Lam, Galatea X by Justyne Li and Wong Tan-ki, and Line II by Chen Kai, there is something for all tastes.


Rock Hard (Re-Run)

25-26 November 2017

New Wing Auditorium, Ko Shan Theatre

Rock Hard (Re-Run), previously performed in Seoul, by the Yat Po Singers – Hong Kong’s first professional a cappella choral theatre company and one which creates original theatrical works with a mission to promote a cappella art in Hong Kong – follows a group of boy scouts on a hiking trip through Hong Kong’s best greenery. Along the way, they sing songs and tell folklore and ghost stories. Rock Hard presents an allegory of the city that wanders through multiple times and spaces, modern and traditional urban legends.

A Musical Odyssey Beyond Time

8-9 December 2017

New Wing Auditorium, Ko Shan Theatre

SIU2 presents A Musical Odyssey Beyond Time, a journey around the world with music seamlessly flowing from East and West, past and present and between genres. The piece, which was previously showcased in Seoul and Australia, is a sonic portrayal of the juxtaposition of disparate cultural elements in Hong Kong.

Indie Roaring!

17-18 January 2018

MacPherson Stadium

Indie power, non-stop roaring! Curated by Kung Chi-shing, featuring Jing Wong, Jabin Law, GDJYB, and many more local indie musicians, including Vincy & the Prototyke lab, Stranded Whale, Supper Moment, Olivier Cong, Jonathan Yang and tfvsjs, the concert offers rhythms and melodies in two live gigs that celebrate the distinct power and unique vibe of Hong Kong indie music!


Seven Boxes Possessed of Kafka

24-26 November 2017

Cultural Activities Hall, Sha Tin Town Hall

Seven Boxes Possessed of Kafka is by Kafka’s works and cultivates a philosophical viewing experience that grows from the full range of Kafka’s creative ideas. Multi-media technology, and experimental music play in a part in this devising theatre production by Alice Theatre Laboratory (ATL) – a theatrical group devoted to experimental performances and the development of youth theatre.

My Luxurious 50 sqft Life

7-10 December 2017

Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre

My Luxurious 50 sqft Life by Cinematic Theatre is a multi-media performance featuring the housing problem of Hong Kong. It explores how living in 50 square feet sub-divided units influence people’s interpersonal relationships and family communications. Through installations, live video projections, exhibitions, physical performance, audio effects, and interaction with the audience, the theatre work investigates the issues of obnoxious living conditions and the reasons for the emergence of sub-divided units.

Visual Art

Stay tuned for details of two major art exhibitions that will come to Hong Kong in mid-December 2017 and January 2018, featuring ceramic artist Annie Wan and interdisciplinary artist Kingsley Ng respectively.

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