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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 22 April, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 22 April, 2012, 12:00am
 

Today

Spellubary

The Kelly Yang Project's seventh annual spelling bee for children aged six to 17 years. Apr 22, 10.30am (Group 1: contestants aged six to eight years), 2pm (Group 2: contestants aged nine to 12 years), 5pm (contestants aged 13-17 years), Kelly Yang Project, 5/F Park Avenue Tower, 5 Moreton Terrace, Causeway Bay, free entry and to watch. Inquiries: 2810 4822

Cheung Chau Bun Festival

Festival to the Taoist god Pak Tai, with activities including: climbing carnival, Apr 22, noon-6pm, Pak Tai Temple Playground; ceremony inviting deities from temples around Cheung Chau, Apr 25; ritual marking the official start of Bun Festival, Apr 25, 9pm; Piu Sik Parade, Apr 28, 2pm-4pm; bun scrambling competition, Apr 29, midnight, Pak Tai Temple Playground; and distribution of buns, Apr 29, 9am, Pak Tai Temple Plaza, free to watch. Inquiries: 2508 1234

Tchaikovsky Classics - Charles Castleman and HK Children's Symphony Orchestra

Yip Wai-hong, Gabriel Leung and Law Po-kwan conduct American violinist Castleman and the local children's orchestra performing Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture, Violin Concerto in D and Symphony No 4 in F Minor. Apr 22, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$110-HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Monday

Sharing for a Cause

Kids4Kids campaign to collect as many school supplies kits in seven days as possible to re-distribute and donate to needy children in Hong Kong, on the mainland and elsewhere. Starts tomorrow, ends Apr 30. Inquiries: 3618 6810

Thursday

William Shakespeare's The Tempest

Faust International Youth Theatre's Stage Group performs a tragicomedy about shipwrecks and sorcery, and loves lost and found. In English. Apr 26-28, 7.30pm, also Apr 28, 3pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$190 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114

Saturday

Birthday of Tam Kung

Festival commemorating the birth of the Taoist sea god with celebratory activities, including a street parade featuring lion and dragon dances. Apr 28, around 10am-noon, Tam Kung Temple Rd, Shau Kei Wan, free. Inquiries: 2508 1234

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