West Kowloon Cultural District Authority partners with the Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong (ADAHK) to present the ‘Life Planning Programme – Arts Industry Exploration’ from March to July 2018. Through a series of activities including dialogues with artists, visits to arts education organisations or community arts groups, and participation in programmes of the West Kowloon Cultural District, students will be actively engaged in discussion with artists and cultural workers from different disciplines. The programme not only aims at introducing the local cultural and arts industries, but also inspiring students to discover and create more possibilities in their own life planning. All secondary schools are welcome to participate in the programme.

The programme consists of three parts: exploration, guided art tours and sharing. Details are as follows:

Part 1 Exploration: Dialogue with artists

‘What are the requirements to become an artist? Can an artist be successful only by following their passion?’

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This in-school programme will invite local artists and artists with different abilities to share their work experiences and challenges as full-time artists.

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Secondary 1 to 6 students

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All students are welcome

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About 1 hour

Part 2 Guided Art Tour: A multifaceted arts industry

‘Art is not only about creation’

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Students will visit two groups engaged in different areas - arts education, community arts, professional, and arts and cultural organisations.  By meeting their teams and learning about the many diverse roles that exist within the arts sector students will better understand the processes and considerations required from the planning to the implementation of artistic programmes, thereby gaining an insight into the diversity of the local arts industry.

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Secondary 4 to 6 students interested in visual arts or performing arts

Quota

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40

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About 3 to 4 hours (ADAHK will be responsible for all transportation arrangements and costs)

Part 3 Students’ Sharing

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Students will share with their schoolmates, teachers and parents via various channels such as school communications, the intranet, assembly or bulletin board display their experience gained through the programme.

All activities will be conducted mainly in Cantonese and the programme is free of charge.  Schools are welcome to register for the programme and the limited quota is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Programmes are subject to change without prior notice.

Date:
10 March – 13 July 2018

Fee:
Free

Details:
http://www.adahk.org.hk/?a=doc&id=3094

Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2286 2512 (Ms Choi)
Fax: (852) 2872 5246
Email: renkachoi@adahk.org.hk

Programme Partner

Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong 

Adverse Weather Arrangements:

Amber Rainstorm Warning or Typhoon signal No. 1

Activities will be held as scheduled.

Red Rainstorm Warning or Typhoon signal No. 3

Scheduled activities will be held depending on the actual situation. 

If the signal is hoisted or an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory that the signal will be hoisted two hours before the commencement of a programme, ADAHK will inform participants of the latest arrangements of the programme. ADAHK will decide whether to hold the programme under a safe circumstance, depending on the actual situation with consideration of safety issue. 

Black Rainstorm Warning or Typhoon signal No. 8 or above

If the signal is hoisted or an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory that the signal will be hoisted three hours before the commencement of a programme, the programme will be postponed or cancelled. 

If the signal is cancelled three hours before a programme, ADAHK will inform participants of the latest arrangements of the programme. 

When the signal is hoisted while a programme is in progress, the programme will be terminated immediately. Participants should stay at the nearest shelter and ADAHK will arrange participants to leave under a safe circumstance. 

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