• The Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) held its 46th meeting today. Mr Duncan Pescod, who attended the Board meeting as CEO for the first time since assuming office, outlined the progress WKCDA has achieved on various fronts

  • The 46th meeting of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) will be held on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at 2.30pm at 29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway, 9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • The agenda items are Update on the Progress of the West Kowloon Cultural District Development and Progress Report of the Working Group on Youth and Community Engagement

  • Building on the success of our first “Happening” in August, the second Freespace Happening will take place at West Kowloon on 13th September from 2-7pm

  • The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced that from August 2015 to March 2016, a series of free outdoor performing arts events called Freespace Happening will take place on the second Sunday of each month

  • The Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA/the Authority) announced today (21 July) the appointment of Mr Duncan Pescod as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO), after obtaining the prior approval of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR as required under the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Ordinance. Mr Pescod will assume duty on 3 August 2015.

  • In his report to the Board Members, WKCDA’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr Michael Lynch indicated that WKCDA is working hard on a number of key programmes, including the series of upcoming regular events called Freespace Happening on the second Sunday of each month in the Nursery Park. The inaugural event of Freespace Happening is slated to be held on 9 August 2015. In close partnership with Youth Outreach, WKCDA will be staging an array of dynamic programmes including music performances, sports, street performances, workshops and handicraft stalls. While Freespace Happening is aiming to reach out to the youth community, encourage public participation, groom new partners and provide a platform for artistic development, the series of activities will also help garner support from the community and solidify audience loyalty for the District. Members noted that the Authority would conduct more publicity for Freespace Happening nearer the time

  • The 45th meeting of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) will be held on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 at 2.30pm at 29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway, 9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

  • The fifth episode of West Kowloon Cultural District Xiqu Centre Seminar Series featuring a thought-provoking dialogue between two prominent art experts of the region will take place on 22 August 2015 (Saturday).

  • The spirit of encountering genre bending performances in outdoor spaces returns this summer with Freespace Happening – an on-going series of free outdoor events that will take place at the West Kowloon Cultural District starting from 9 August 2015 where multiple groups of street performers and young people will enthral audiences with their versatility and talents

  • WKCDA’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr Michael Lynch briefed Members that a number of audience and capacity building programmes have been held successfully since the last Board meeting. The M+ opening of the solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-wah in the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice was held on 7 May recording an attendance of over 2,500. Apart from the exhibition which is open to the public until 22 November, two related talks titled “Hong Kong Talks Series” were held in Hong Kong in May and June with warm responses. M+’s participation in the global event of Yoko Ono Morning Peace 2015 took place on 21 June with two local artists (Choi Yan Chi and Leung Chi Wo) performing works at a very special sunrise gathering. The event was part of the global event organised by Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York) in partnership with leading museums in Milan, Moscow, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo to celebrate the work of the artist and partnering organisations.

  • The 44th meeting of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) will be held on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 at 2.30pm at 29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway, 9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The session of the meeting on Chief Executive Officer’s Report will be open to the public through live webcast.

  • The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is delighted to announce its partnership with the Google Cultural Institute to bring an iconic element of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage online, allowing global audiences to experience the M+ online exhibition NEONSIGNS.HK.

  • Tsang Kin-Wah: The Infinite Nothing, Hong Kong in Venice, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah, opened to the public on 9 May at the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. To mark the occasion, Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary for Administration, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Chairman of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA), and Dr Wilfred Wong, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) came to Venice to officiate the inauguration of the exhibition.

  • At the meeting, WKCDA’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Michael Lynch reported that a number of arts programmes were held with good response recently. In collaboration with the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong, WKCDA has launched the Xiqu Cultural Exchange Programme by sending the first delegation of 10 emerging talents to Hangzhou in early April

  • The 43rd meeting of the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) will be held on Thursday, 30 April 2015 at 2.30pm at 29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway, 9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • The agenda items are: Update on the Progress of the West Kowloon Cultural District Development and Working Group on Engagement of Youth and the Community – an update

  • The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) today announced a collaboration with the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong (CAAHK), a well-established professional organisation for Cantonese opera performers, to launch a Xiqu Cultural Exchange Programme.

  • The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) and M+, Hong Kong’s future museum for 20th and 21st century visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District, are delighted to announce The Infinite Nothing, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah, in the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. The M+ curatorial team consists of Doryun Chong, Chief Curator, and Stella Fong, Curator, Learning and Interpretation, with M+ Executive Director Lars Nittve as Consulting Curator.

  • The Chief Executive Officer of WKCDA, Mr Michael Lynch updated the Board on Public Open Space Bylaw of the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD).