Cultural District

Events aimed to get people used to attending West Kowloon arts hub

I refer to the letter by J. W. Chan ('Winter event not suitable for arts hub', July 12).

Tuesday, 5 May, 2015, 11:46am

Just get on with it, arts hub team told

Get on with it - that was one of the main messages from people who responded to the third and last round of public consultation on the West Kowloon Cultural District proposals.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Arts hub better be worth the wait

How long does it take to build an arts hub? A prime piece of harbourside land in West Kowloon has been sitting waiting for its transition into an iconic cultural district since then-chief executive Tung Chee-hwa announced the plan in 1998. The project has encountered numerous problems over the intervening years. Now, more funding is needed and key facilities have been delayed.

5 May 2015 - 11:46am

Pressure group calls for fewer luxury villas in cultural district

Luxury villa development in the proposed West Kowloon Cultural District should be reduced to make way for an 'art village' for budding artists, according to an alternative plan released yesterday.

The Professional Commons, a pro-democracy public policy group made up of professionals, also urged the government to take a 'hands-off' approach and let the arts develop.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Hub faces arts cuts over funds shortfall

W Kowloon can't pay its way, Legco told

The government is still studying whether the West Kowloon Cultural District can support itself financially, an official said yesterday, warning that the number of arts facilities might have to be reduced to minimise the funding gap.

19 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

'Must-visit' status vital for cultural district

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Property giants unveil vision for cultural hub

Our plan for West Kowloon will generate $216b over 50 years, say developers

The massive West Kowloon Cultural District project will generate economic benefits of $216 billion over a 50-year period, according to a key contender for the rights to develop the site.

9 Nov 2004 - 12:00am