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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    'Friendly' Rubber Duck makes a splash in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:50am by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn't discriminate people and doesn't have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has ... after waddling around the world, in Sydney, Auckland, Osaka, Sao Paulo, Hasselt and other places. The 16.5-metre-high Rubber Duck will be bobbing around Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui from May ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Deflated Rubber Duck's not in the soup - it needs to freshen up, say organisers

    Posted May 15th 2013, 10:09am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Deflated 16.5-metre-high inflatable sculpture prompts internet rumours Is it all over for the giant inflatable Rubber Duck that has attracted thousands of admirers to Hong ... sculpture was due to remain at the Ocean Terminal for a month but was last night pictured lying on its side. The Rubber Duck needs to freshen up. Stay tuned for its return. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Bath time in Hong Kong: Rubber Duck out and about

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Bath time Travellers to the airport might well have wondered if the Ma Wan Channel had been turned into a giant tub- the 16.5-metre-tall Rubber Duck, created by Dutch ... of coastal residents, ship workers and many online users. The duck will be moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui next week.     ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - RUBBER DUCK

    Government attempts to hijack Rubber Duck

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 07:00pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com What is it about that stupid fat duck? You can’t get near Ocean Terminal at any time of the day. It’s four or five deep with people hoisting children ... a sea of green sludge.  But everyone loves it, and if you point out the best fun thing about the duck is the smartphone app which lets you pretend to blow it up, you are branded a miserable ...

  5. News - China - EXHIBITIONS

    Rubber Duck bounces back in Taiwan after exploding on New Year’s Eve

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... Watch: When Rubber Duck visited Hong Kong Three Taiwanese cities exhibited their versions of the yellow duck last year. But all were forced to temporarily suspend the exhibit due to bad weather ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A giant yellow inflatable duck which exploded on New Year’s Eve returned to a Taiwan port on Friday after it was repaired and cleaned, organisers said. ...

  6. Lifestyle

    Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck comes to Hong Kong: no need to avoid this bird

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporter No need to avoid this bird The 16.5-metre giant "Rubber Duck" is inflated at a Tsing Yi dock yesterday. The installation, by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, was built to resemble the beloved yellow bath toy. The duck is expected to bob in the waters of Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui from May 2 to June 9. It has visited 12 cities, including Sydney, ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Party mouthpiece People's Daily quacks about outbreak of ducks

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Hofman's anti-commercialisation spirit, and the more obvious is our weak creativity. "It's good that the rubber duck is popular, but it's sad to see the innovation of our country ... "This is not innovation, it's selling our inheritance," the newspaper said. For those who want a giant rubber duck of their own, the mainland's vast army of manufacturing firms ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - RUBBER DUCK

    Mystery of the deflated Rubber Duck: were cigarette butts to blame?

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Now Chinese mainland tourists are blamed for the demise of Rubber Duck: rumours circulate that cigarette butts turned art installation into an omlette ... to a flattened rubber carcass in a matter of hours.  Rubber Duck, a creation of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman, was for weeks the talk of the town, drawing throngs of visitors, local ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Blow-ups inflate the debate on what defines art

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Blow-ups inflate the debate on what defines art Tens of thousands of people have flooded into Harbour City to catch a glimpse of the giant rubber duck, with many ... on the West Kowloon promenade - which includes US artist Paul McCarthy's poo sculpture called Complex Pile - coincided with the visit of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber duck stars at Cheung Chau Bun Festival

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com That duck takes top billing at bun festival That Rubber Duck is at it again - after stealing the hearts of Hongkongers since sailing into the harbour, it is stealing ... to be a big hit, rubber ducks could be seen in the parade and on various products on sale. One stand was selling T-shirts featuring a rubber duck with a swimming cap stamped with the peace sign. ...




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