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  1. Funding woes put gay pride march on hold

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan This year's gay pride parade has been put on ice because the HK$140,000 budget has not been raised. Critics said the parade had become too bourgeois, but organisers fired back, saying higher costs were projected this year because a higher turnout had been expected, and they had not been met by donations. They are now aiming to collect money for a parade ...

  2. New York

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But for some people, participating in the parade with pride and dignity is only a dream, and that includes one of New York's most powerful politicians, City Council speaker Christine Quinn. As New ... cannot be forced against religious belief to include gay people in the parade. Ms Quinn didn't attend the parade last year because she was not allowed to wear a gay pride pin. This year she ...

  3. Crowds flock to see floats at Tiananmen

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... the crowd. 'For the first time, I see what it means to place national pride above all,' she said. 'Being in the parade was a very proud moment of my life; it's a story I'll ... not watch the National Day parade in person on Thursday because of security restrictions were determined to get a glimpse of the floats. 'The street is busy with tourists making their way ...

  4. Lantern carnivals light up city's parks

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ingots and the gods of fortune, prosperity and longevity. In the Pak Tai Temple playground on Cheung Chau, installations will feature a parade of floats. A seven-metre-high lantern decorated ...


    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With so many performances and entertainers at the Lan Kwai Fong Carnival 2009, Alan James Jewell, executive producer at Big Events, the entertainment and production agency behind the carnival, gives a round-up of next weekend's highlights. The biggest highlight of the weekend carnival is the performance by six Brazilian samba dancers at the 4pm and 8pm parade. 'They ...

  6. Strutting their stuff

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... This year's New Year parade promises to be bigger and more colourful than ever, writes Sunny Tse The 14th International Chinese New Year Night Parade will kick off at 8pm on New ... from Spain. Although tickets for the seated area sold out days ago, spectators can still get good views of the parade from three designated performance zones along Salisbury Road, including ...

  7. Jobless seek to put food on table

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Almost 1,000 job seekers, some of whom have been unemployed for years, flocked to a job fair at the Kwai Fong Community Hall yesterday to try to land one of about 500 temporary and permanent jobs on offer. Among those trying their luck was Ng ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FESTIVAL

    Parade to offer all singing, all dancing hello to Year of the Snake

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Artists from 14 countries to join parade to usherin Lunar New Year All singing, all dancing hello to Snake American cheerleaders, Japanese folk dancers, ... will take part in the Chinese New Year Night Parade in Tsim Sha Tsui next Sunday. Cathay Pacific and the Jockey Club will use LED and LCD displays on their floats. The airline's will beam ...

  9. Life's just one giant carnival for Marc by Marc Jacobs

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung The opening celebration of American fashion brand Marc by Marc Jacobs's new flagship store in Pacific Place on Wednesday was a joyous fair. Designed by New York-based Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects, the 270-square-metre store was given a c ...

  10. All the fun of the fair

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Want to help the needy while having fun? At this year's World Carnival you are guaranteed both. Beginning on December 19 at the Tamar Site in Admiralty, the World Carnival offers not only exciting rides and games. The organiser is allocating booths f ...




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