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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck now available in Lego

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Planning and infrastructure gallery updates TST model with the addition of the much-loved duck He's big, yellow and made of Lego The big Rubber Duck that graced Victoria Harbour swam back into Hongkongers' hearts last week, and now there's a land-based version of the city's favourite bird - in Lego. Fans of the Rubber Duck can catch ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    From curry to crystal, traders are cashing in on giant rubber duck

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... businesses have taken to a giant inflatable like a duck to water, with restaurants to curio sellers all riding the waves made by Hong Kong's new attraction. The rubber duck, a 16.5-metre artwork ... entry said. The official weibo account of Harbour City, which is sponsoring the Hong Kong trip of the rubber duck, also has a range of duck-related promotions. One online post by Harbour City ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck floats Hong Kong's boats as thousands watch arrival

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:28am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the city when the gigantic Rubber Duck finally graced Victoria Harbour, melting the hearts of more than a thousand spectators waiting in the cold all morning. "I think, after today, Victoria Harbour has changed," Rubber Duck 's "papa", Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman said after his "baby" made it to Ocean Terminal, overcoming the rough wind ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck is now Hong Kong tourist attraction

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... travel agency is selling package tours to see them. Sunflower Travel is offering a one-day tour to see the sculptures, including the much talked about 16.5-metre Rubber Duck by Dutch artist ... for the Rubber Duck package tour was doing the rounds of social media yesterday. "I cannot believe this! Local art and food tour! Art will never be the same in Hong Kong," one Facebook user ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PAPER TALK

    Paper talk, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... smashed by a concrete slab. All the victims said they did not know or offend the attackers.   Wednesday, Ming Pao Daily Hong Kong duck toy creator mulls making a toy comeback While the inflatable giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman made a splash in the city, Lam Leung, 89, the industrialist father of executive councillor Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, made plastic duck ...

  6. Lifestyle

    Prep time for rubber duck at Tsing Yi before debut

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Duck docks More trouble at the docks? Everyone sailing past Tsing Yi was in for a big surprise yesterday- but one certain to leave a smile on their faces. The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck, the work of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, was going through some warm-ups before being fully inflated and moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 2. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Florentijn Hofman, Rubber Duck artist, is man of principles

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Florentijn Hofman could have cashed in big on the buzz over Rubber Duck. But he has strict views about the intersection of art and money You can't play without setting rules Florentijn Hofman has a reputation as a man of principle. Behind the playful, outsized Rubber Duck floating in Victoria Harbour is an artist who takes his work ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck set to sail into Victoria Harbour next week

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 04:24pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com It will take about another week for the giant inflatable Rubber Duck to sail into Victoria Harbour, but its creator has made an early appearance ... conference on Thursday. The Rubber Duck, which first appeared in France in 2007, has to go through numerous testings before it can make sail into Victoria Harbour on May 2. The 16.5-metre-tall Rubber ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Hundreds pack waterfront to cheer Rubber Duck’s return

    Posted May 21st 2013, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Hong Kong on Tuesday joyfully welcomed the return of a giant inflatable rubber duck, which drew tens of thousands of visitors before it was abruptly deflated for maintenance for almost a week. The city has taken the 16.5-metre-tall yellow inflatable duck, conceived by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, to its heart since it was towed into the harbour on May ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Giant rubber duck has united the city

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Something we can all agree on Who would have thought a rubber duck would stir such a frenzy? From news reports to social media, the giant inflatable is the talk of the town, ... and ages. If local response is any reference, the duck appears to have united the public. It connects the people and uplifts spirits. It has, arguably, done a better job than the government's ...




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