What's On

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 07 October, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 07 October, 2004, 12:00am


As part of the 'Spain in Hong Kong 2004' celebrations, Lee Gardens Two will present a selection of Spanish-themed activities for adults and children on Saturday and Sunday.

Exotic flamenco dancers from Madrid will kick off the event on Saturday at 2.30pm.

A body-painting session will follow at 3pm, offering children the chance to have the colourful Spanish flag painted on their face.

A professional Spanish language instructor will teach children colloquial phrases in a 30-minute workshop that starts at 4pm.

Admission is free for customers who spend at least $300 in any shop at the plaza.

For more details, call 3105 2056.


The famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre will perform in Hong Kong for the first time at 8pm on Saturday and Sunday at the Lyric Theatre of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Billed as America's ambassadors of culture, the company was founded by Ailey - a legendary African-American choreographer/dancer - in 1958.

Headed by artistic director Judith Jamison, the company will stage Revelations on both nights. Other popular works to be showcased include Cry and Episode.

Tickets at $680, $480, $240 and $120 (students) are available from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288.


Hong Kong Ginger, a local dance company launched four years ago by a group of Chinese dance graduates from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, will stage Era tomorrow and Saturday at 8pm at Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre.

Tickets cost $120 (adults) and $60 (students), and can be obtained from Urbtix on 2734 9009.