The HSBC Hong Kong Community Festival will be held on 18 November 2018 (Sunday). The theme of this year is “Bringing People Together”, aiming to induce creativity and motivate participation for an inclusive and harmonious community, and at the same time, to celebrate the excellent work and achievements of charity partners who are involved in the HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme.
Interactive games and entertaining performances will be hosted at Chater Road, Central and throughout the 18 districts by grantees of HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme. All festival activities are opened for public participation. We look forward to welcoming you on 18 November.
Chater Road, Central
Community activities at Chater Road and in all 18 districts
1pm - 5pm
Public viewing deck, Star Ferry Pier, Central
100 families will be invited to visit the well-known attractions in Central and Western District, during which they will also take part in quizzes about financial management knowledge. This is to enhance participating families' sense of belonging to the community while educating them on the right concepts of wealth management.
The Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Social Service
Kwok Po Yee
12nn - 5pm
Chater Road Pedestrian Precinct in Central
The Eastern District is a community where the east meets west. The ritual performance of lion dance during Tam Kung Festival and the jazzy music from bars and restaurants in the Soho area create a vibrant mix that is very typical of the community.
Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service
LAM KA WING
Open to Public
A unique play zone comprises many attractions including an aero-biking competition, bicycle repair demonstration as well as art and craft workshops for participants to make their own DIY souvenirs.
St. James' Settlement
Kwok Tsz Shun Christopher
11am - 6pm
Room 2004, 2/F, Smiling Shaukeiwan Plaza, 360A Shaukeiwan Road
Objectives and content of the project will be introduced to members from the community during the ceremony. Guest speakers will also be invited to enhance community members' understanding of the project's rationale while encouraging them to be actively involved.
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
Tang Kam Tsz
2.15pm - 4.30pm
Sitting-out area, Island East Sports Centre, Tai Hong Street, Sai Wan Ho
Talent shows and game booths will be set up to educate the public on concepts of life planning. The event also serves to engage active seniors to participate in community activities and to enhance public awareness of the needs of retirees.
Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association
YIP CHUEN SIU
11am - 5pm
Lai Shuk Ying Memorial Plaza, Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung
Experiential workshops related to sports and arts, gigantic play zones and information booths will be set up in Yat Tung Estate and Moon Tung Estate as means of public education. Also there will be a family treasure hunt competition to engage the public.
The Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council
PLK Lam Man Chan English Primary School, 24 Sheung Heung Road, To Kwa Wan
The community event comprises games and art display to showcase the unique crafts of traditional small stalls in the "13 Streets" community. Also there will be a silent zone for public education on the livelihood of tenants residing in subdivided units.
Lam Kin Chi
We will recruit 10 children to form a band and perform at HSBC Hong Kong Community Festival, through which their self-confidence will be enhanced.
The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers
10am - 4pm
Kowloon City Baptist Church Neighbourhood Elderly Centre, LG/F, Lok Tai House, Phase 6, Lok Fu Estate, Lok Fu
10 elders, upon completion of training, will put their newly acquired reporting skills into practice by unearthing human-interest stories in Hong Kong's old districts.
Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Mr. Hei LAN
1.30pm - 5pm
4/F Platform, Wai Man House, Oi Man Estate, Homantin (outside fire escape)
Members from the community will be invited to take part in flash performances staged by Silver Age Studio in some old districts to combat stigma against old age.
2pm - 4pm
2-4/F, Cheung Fat Community Centre, Cheung Fat Estate, Tsing Yi
Game and public education booths will be set up to educate members from Kwai Tsing community on the needs of young night drifters and rehabilitated persons.
Hong Kong Playground Association
Ling Tsz Kwan
Under the MTR bridge, outside Kwai Ching House and Kwai Ming House, Kwai Fong Estate
A public education campaign will be launched for student leaders to promote their own Campus Sustainability Plans, followed by an online and onsite public poll to vote for the most popular plan.
Institute for Integrated Rural Development Hong Kong
HUNG CHOI MAN
Upon completion of skills training, participants will stage a role-playing game for primary students so as to educate the latter on financial management and career planning.
Wong Chi Wai
2pm - 5pm
Basketball court near Kai Yin House, Kai Yip Estate
Information about wheelchair maintenance and rehabilitation products will be introduced during the Wheelchair Channel Launch Ceremony to educate the public on the needs of people with disabilities. Also a wide variety of activities will be held and pamphlets will be distributed as means of public education.
1st Step Association
Yip Wai Keung
11am - 4pm
Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate Piazza (near shopping centre)
We will gather 400 participants to play kickboxing together as a means of physical and mental training. Athletes or community leaders will be invited to share their life stories and educate the public on the 5 skill sets for buidling resilience, so as to turn Kwun Tong into a vibrant, caring and inclusive community.
Christian Family Service Centre
Atrium, 2/F, Phase 1, Amoy Plaza, 77 Ngau Tau Kok Road, Kowloon Bay (next to the escalator)
Virtual-Reality(VR), experiential learning activities, sharing sessions and promotional booths will be set up to enhance public acceptance and understanding of students with special educational needs.
1.30pm - 5.30pm
2A Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong
An orchestral performance, organized by youngsters involved in the project, will be held in the Urban Oasis where stalls will also be set up to sell organic products. The event will serve as a demonstration of using public spaces in a green and meaningful manner.
Tsang Po Yee
Wo Muk Road Playground, Luen Wo Hui, Fanling
A half-day experiential carnival will be held in the North District, where participants can experience challenging activities to cultivate positive values and attitude such as resilience and the courage to face up to new challenges.
Hong Kong Children and Youth Services
Through a series of experiential activities, participants can learn about the rules and skills of this newly developing sport, for instance hitting and dribbling as well as basic defense techniques, while identifying their personal strengths and interests during the process.
CHENG CHUN KIT
Persons with disabilities will be invited to perform at the event (e.g. music and dance) to showcase their strengths and talents.
Wong Sing Wai
2.30pm - 5.30pm
Room 620-624, Wah Kee House, Wah Fu Estate
The program, including 18 workshops and performances prepared by our youth participants, is a proof of talent and resilience of grassroots children and youth.
Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Union Hong Kong
LEE CHI LOK
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Room 101-110, G/F, Tung Ping House, Lei Tung Estate, Ap Lei Chau
Participants will learn about financial planning and explore concepts of business operation through running a food stall as volunteers.
KO KA MAN
Live music performance on Chater Road’s busking zone! Buskers will spread positive energy and promote caring in the community through creativity and participation.
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
Rooftop of Jockey Club Creative Art Centre, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei
Through videos, free-weaving activities and talks, Sham Shui Po residents and handicraft fans will get a taste of SAORI hand-woven arts.
Centre for Community Cultural Development
Lau Ka Man
G/F & 5/F, 387 Portland Street, Mongkok
Participants will acquire knowledge about financial quotient and wealth management through games and workshops, such as creating a piggy bank and photo-taking.
Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
WAN WING LAAM JOYCE
12nn - 4.30pm
ELCHK, Shatin District Community Centre for the Golden-Aged (G/F, Kwai Wo House , Lek Yuen Estate)
To promote traditional food culture, trained volunteers will join hands with participants to prepare traditional snacks. Also booths will be set up to educate the public on healthy eating and lifestyle.
Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong
Ng Sze Tung, Debbie
Platform outside Fook Hoi House, Lek Yuen Estate, Sha Tin (near Chinese restaurant)
Elders will teach children various skills of sewing and together with community members they will re-create traditional soft toys and games such as Tic Tac Toe. The goal is to build closer ties between elders and children as well as to foster social cohesion.
H.K.S.K.H. Lady MacLehose Centre
Leung King Man
2pm - 5.30pm
Lung Hang Shopping Centre, Lung Hang Estate, Sha Tin
Through exhibition, lectures and experiential activities at our funfair , we aim to enhance public awareness of the needs of dementia patients and their care-givers, so as to clarify misconceptions and to combat stigma.
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel - Hong Kong District
Participants can try out different challenges and develop positive attitude towards life via a series of games. Participants are also welcome to join the music zone for intergenerational play.
The Association of Evangelical Free Churches of Hong Kong
Liu Ching Yi
2pm - 9.30pm
HKYWCA Butterfly Bay Integrated Social Service Centre
During the event new volunteer recruits will get to know each other and make friends with students with Special Education while getting a taste of serving others.
Ku Ka Wai
An inclusive playground for all children, including those with visual or hearing impairments, to enjoy the fun and excitement of play through their senses.
Playright Children's Play Association
Public square, Kin Sang Shopping Centre, Kin Sang Estate, Tuen Mun
Public awareness of Sarcopenia and means of prevention will be raised by lectures, exhibitions, exercise demonstrations, and simple assessments in the carnival.
Open Area outside Wan Lam House, Wan Tau Tong Estate, Tai Po
The flea market will be a platform on which elderly singletons can share their lifelong skills with members from the community in exchange for second-hand appliances and household items.
Yan Oi Tong
Nagi Ching Ying
This activity promotes the importance of ecosystems protection via the flower show and workshops, and cultivate a positive and caring attitude towards nature among children.
Chan Ka Wang, Gary
1pm - 4pm
Si Yuan School of the Precious Blood, 2 Shing Mun Road, Tsuen Wan
To promote the concept of "Be Money Wise", elders will be invited to join a social role-playing game designed and run by students and parents. The latter will also work with the elders to perform in an interactive drama for the community.
Si Yuan School of the Precious Blood
Mr Wong Tak Wah
Liu Po Shan Memorial College, 22-66 Wai Tsuen Road, Tsuen Wan
A market, including lectures on finances and communication skills, will be organized according to results of the questionnaire and online feedback. The event will also allow youngsters to get a taste of different careers of their preferences.
Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong
TSOI WAI CHUNG
12nn - 4pm
Open area outside Wing Lok House, Fuk Loi Estate,Tsuen Wan
A carnival will be organized at Fuk Loi Estate to motivate members from the community to care about the plight of elderly singletons and to sign up as volunteers.
Lau Wai Chung
7 Mallory Street, Wan Chai
Youngsters will prepare their favourite brew and share the coffee and brewing skills with residents in Wan Chai. There will also be busking by young people to engage the public as well as to foster a community spirit.
CHUNG KA YEE
2pm - 4.30pm
2/F, 211 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
The carnival will be held on the campus of a primary school in Wan Chai. The first part of the event comprises experiential programs such as "Happy Chair Dance" and Boccia, while the second part involves game booths, held by seniors and students, to promote messages of healthy eating, exercising and wealth management.
G/F, CCWU Shopping Arcade, 302-308 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
Children from 8 to 12 years old will be invited to plan and operate a pop-up store. They will be involved in store decoration, product production and operations at all levels. An upcycling workshop will be provided as part of the training.
10.30am - 2.30pm
Rhenish Church Grace School, Fung Tak Estate, Diamond Hill
Persons with intellectual disabilities will showcase their talents via performances as well as running game booths to enhance public awareness of their strengths.
Rhenish Church Grace School
CHUNG TAK YUEN
Open area outside Tat Sin House, Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate
Booths will be set up in the community to highlight the history and cultural characteristics of Wong Tai Sin. Elders will also run Zentangle workshops as well as introduce well-known attractions or photo-taking spots in the district to the public.
Hong Kong Employment Development Service
Participants can experience the fun and excitement of the rugby sport via a series of exercises such as tackling tactics and high kicks, led by rugby players and coaches.
Hong Kong Rugby Union Community Foundation
10am - 2pm
Unit 5-8, G/F, Yiu Tung House, Tung Tau Estate
Teenagers benefited from the photo shooting class sponsored by HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme last year will take family photos for members from the community.
Caritas - Hong Kong
Kwong Hiu Lam
Pok Oi Hospital Yuen Long Merchants Association Extreme Sports Park
The event will introduce to the public the exciting nature and challenges of X sports while showcasing the innovative hand-crafts by youngsters.
Pok Oi Hospital
Au Suk Hung
Open area at Hung Fuk Estate, Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long
Creative learning workshops will be organised by teenagers to promote creative learning among youngsters and their parents in the community.
Liu Tsz Mei
(1)Street booth outside Exit D1 of Mong Kok MTR Station (2)Street booth near open area of Langham Place (near Exit C4)
We will hold a small fun fair that includes an exhibition and game booths for the public to learn about make-up skills and knowledge.
CHUI KA HO
12.30pm - 5pm
3/F, 202 Prince Edward West (near Flower Market)
Slash the future Community Festival Day comprises human library and game booths. The goal is to encourage residents of Yau Tsim Mong districts to take part and share their life stories in public.
4.30pm - 8pm
Henry G. Leong Yau Ma Tei Community Centre
A carnival for people from all walks of life, the event is also a showcase of Nepalese arts and culture through which Hong Kongers can get to learn more about the lives of ethnic minorities in the city.
Wong Chau Yin
12nn - 3pm
Covered public area in front of Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier (near Clock Tower)
Exhibition boards and game booths will be set up to introduce entrepreneurial skills and to educate the public on the process of running a business.
Wofoo Leaders' Network
Ng Yuk Yin
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