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April 11th, 2013

A Race for Mental Health Awareness

More than HK $3.7 million (close to € 365,000) was donated to this year’s “Walk Up Jardine House” in Hong Kong in March. [...]

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April 10th, 2013

Hong Kong Students Reflect on their Dance Workshop Experience

As a follow up to our last article about the final shows of this year’s Artists-in-Residence project, in which participating students performed what they had learned from choreographer Rock Fang and French artists Abou and Nawal Lawal of Compagnie La Baraka, here is what the students had to say!

As a reminder, this multi-disciplinary arts education [...]

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March 7th, 2013

Boléro meets hip hop in Hong Kong

Almost 100 students from three secondary schools, located in the northern New Territories, have joined master classes given by famous artists visiting Hong Kong for the festival over the past two years. It represents a valuable opportunity for these youths to learn new ways to express themselves. After three years, we can clearly see the positive impact of the project as it helps students to enhance their creativity and self-confidence. [...]

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December 19th, 2012

Compagnie La Baraka shares its craft with Hong Kong students

Award-winning French-Algerian dance group Compagnie La Baraka will be conducting talks, workshops and public performances at three secondary schools in Hong Kong’s rural districts. [...]

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December 5th, 2012

A continuing effort in financial education in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, BNP Paribas has once again has provided support to a financial education programme to help low-income and single-parent families better understand saving and credit.
The bank has joined the Hong Kong Association of Banks and Hong Kong Council of Social Service to offer 12 workshops, running until February 2013, to the benefit of [...]

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November 9th, 2012

Compagnie 111 works with 38 students in Hong Kong

Launched in 2011, Artists-in-Residence Project is a multi-disciplinary arts education programme, aimed at enhancing the appreciation of performing arts among secondary school students in Hong Kong.
Supported by BNP Paribas Hong Kong and the BNP Paribas Foundation, and organised by HK Arts Festival, the Project brings international renowned artists into secondary schools to develop the creativity [...]

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July 27th, 2012

Volunteers raise money for clean drinking water on “Flag day”

A Drop of Life is a non-profit organisation founded and registered in Hong Kong. Since 2004, the organisation has been actively involved in water cellar projects, or underground water storage tanks that store rainwater. [...]

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July 17th, 2012

A visit to make the Dragon Boat Festival a little brighter

This year, 47 staff members and their families celebrated the Dragon Boat Festival by visiting the elderly, living alone, in often impoverished circumstances. [...]

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March 14th, 2012

Grand performance ends this year’s Artists in Residence Project

As 29 students left the stage at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, the final curtain also fell on this year’s Artists in Residence Project. [...]

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