Open Up Tuen Mun @ West Kowloon

Introduction

Co-organised by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and Tuen Mun District Council, with Active Concept as the programme partner, "Open Up Tuen Mun @ West Kowloon" will be held on 24 March 2019 at the Art Park of West Kowloon Cultural District.

As one of the earliest settlements, “Tuen Mun” appeared in history even earlier than “Hong Kong”. It was home to many fishermen, and was developed under the New Town policy into a modern, major residential area. It has remained an important town of transport hub, and is part of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge connecting the region.

"Open Up Tuen Mun @ West Kowloon" is a community engagement event that aims to explore the long-standing traditional culture and present the regional characteristics, art and culture of Tuen Mun from the perspective of past, present and future.

There will be three thematic areas at the Art Park, namely “Village Culture”, “The TM Community” and “Creative Wonderland”. Various art groups and stakeholders from Tuen Mun have engaged in this community event to present a wide range of wonderful programmes, including
1. TM Vlog – Video Exhibition;
2. Stage Performance;
3. Tuen Mun Market;
4. Community Story Sharing and Workshops;
5. Fa Pau Exhibition & Parade;
6. Interactive Street Art, and
7. Family Playtime.

Event Information

Date: 24 March 2019 (SUN)

Time: 11:00-18:00

Venue: Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District

Fee: Free admission

Enquiries: 

info@activeconcept.com.hk/

(+852) 5487 7465

Shuttle Bus Schedule
 

Community Story Sharing and Workshops

Free of charge.

Limited seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Subject to Terms and Conditions.

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Paper Crafting Workshop

Mr. Kenneth Mo (Chairman of Hong Kong Traditional Paper Crafting Arts Union & Hong Kong Qilin Sport United Association)

11:00-12:30 
13:30-15:00 
16:30-18:00 

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Dragon & Lion Dance Workshop

Chan Ka Fai Dragon & Lion Dance Association

12:30-13:00 

14:00-14:30 

17:30-18:00 

Casphalt is located in Ching Leung Nunnery, formerly known as Buddhist Gin Sau Kindergarten. Established at the end of 2016, Casphalt was a vegetarian restaurant with cultural activities. In early 2019, it was transformed into the community experimental space, aiming at inspiring individual learning and community creativity. There will be community projects and art exhibitions planned by themselves or other organizations and individuals, consignment of cultural goods, workshops, market etc. It welcomes free entry during opening hours.


There will be three workshops - Ceramics Experience Workshop, Chinese Calligraphy Workshop and Mindfulness.

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Ceramics Experience Worshop

11:30-12:15
13:45-14:30
15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45

Casphalt

Yang Hoi Mei 

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Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

12:00-13:00
14:00-15:00
15:30-16:30
16:30-17:30

Casphalt

Sam Chan

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Mindfulness

11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00
13:00-13:30
13:30-14:00
15:00-15:30
15:30-16:00

Casphalt

Ban Wong

Co-organisers:

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​屯門區議會

Tuen Mun District Council

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Graffiti Canvas Bag Workshop

Kate Kam @ Popduction Studio

11:30-12:30 
13:00-14:00 
15:00-16:00

16:30-17:30

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Indigo Dye Experience Workshop

Manuela 

11:00-11:45 
12:30-13:15 
14:30-15:15

16:00-16:45

Fa Pau Exhibition & Parade

 
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Fa Pau is a traditional cultural symbol of New Territories walled villages. The Fa Pau Exhibition Hall in Tuen Mun Tin Hau Temple Plaza also features this traditional craft. The project has invited the local paper-crafting master Mr. Kenneth Mo to guide students and elderly from Tuen Mun District to make three Fa Pau with a height of around 3 m. They will be exhibited in the theme area of "Village Culture" during the event.

Moreover, there will be a Fa Pau parade together with the dragon and lion team around the Art Park to let the audience experience the traditional culture of the fishing village.

Fa Pau Parade & Dragon & Lion Dance

15:00-16:00

Interactive Street Art

Interactive Street Art

11:00-18:00

 

Family Playtime

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11:00-18:00

Tuen Mun Tire Park

Play X Environmental Protection. Let's build a play park at West Kowloon with recycled tires to experience the vitality and sustainability of Tuen Mun.

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11:00-18:00

Learn Zentangle drawing to relax and appreciate people of different abilities, different ages, different races, and different faiths.

11:00-18:00

Little Green Feet X Some Hints will lead the board game and reveal the local culture of Tuen Mun through the game.

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16:00-17:00

Performing in the form of a prospective theatre, the masses will experience a multi-angle journey together and look at more aspects of things.

There is a space for the operation of residents in Lam Tei Street, Tuen Mun. A 50-year-old store, "Picture Book Store", uses picture books to tell story of people and communities. Today, "Picture Book Store" moved to the West Kowloon Cultural District.

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11:00-18:00

Picture Book Reading Corner

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Storytelling Sessions

14:15-14:45

15:15-15:45

16:15-16:45

Registration >

300 Chinese and foreign picture books, together with storytelling session will bring everyone a leisurely outdoor reading time.

Stage Performance

 

Tuen Mun Children Choir founded on 1981. Since establishment, provided the singing training for Tuen Mun children actively.

11:30-12:00

Tuen Mun Children Choir

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A performance of original compositions and cover songs to bring our artistry to you all!

12:10-12:40

VIRT - Band Performance

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Born 2017 March.
Canto domain band from Hong Kong.
We are storytellers. 
As a four-piece band we carries the sound of Hong Kong Indie blent with distinctly different music influences - from different countries to different genres. 
Music is the channel we chose to tell the world our thoughts and ideas.

12:50-13:20

Yusobeit

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Per se

14:10-14:40

per se is a music duo composed of music talents: Stephen Mok and Sandy Ip. The name means intrinsic or in itself, which reflects their music being just music without the limitations and burdens of genre or style. This year, per se has started on a new music project《Ripples, reflections and everything in between》to discuss the differences of how each person views and values time using historical events as song inspirations.

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14:10-14:40

Erhu x Pop 

Fusion Music!

Blue and her friends are going to utilize are different kind of genre instrument, like erhu, guitar, keyboard and cajon. Let's look forward to the conbination of the sound of Chinese traditional and pop music! 

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The litter dancers will show different kind of dance for people, including ballet, Kpop, latin dance and jazz dance. 

17:00-17:30

Kids Art Dancing Show 

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Hong Kong String Orchestra is honoured to be supported by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charity Trust and launched ‘Power of Music’ Programme from 2015. In ‘Share the Joy’ Community Concert, HKSO will visit different places and bring good music to Hong Kong people.

17:30-18:00

Hong Kong String Orchestra

'Power of Music' Programme

'Share the Joy' Community Concert

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