Holy Week

Egg-citing Easter ahead for duo, and some family fun

Aspiring models Evelyn Choi Wing-yan and Anjaylia Chan ka-po were in holiday mood during an Easter promotional event for Festival Walk mall in Kowloon Tong.

Thursday, 5 April, 2012, 12:00am

Guangzhou's officially approved churches enjoy a busy Easter

With a choir, a band of volunteers, an advanced sound system and television monitors, Guangzhou Dongshan Christian Church has everything going for it.

Every Sunday morning, the officially approved Christian church in Sibeitongjin Street in Dongshan becomes a busy hub of worshippers. This was particularly the case at a number of Easter Sunday services yesterday.

25 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Elanne Kwong goes on an Easter safari with a bunch of 'wild animals'

Elanne Kwong Yeuk-lam was dressed for adventure, in explorer's khaki, at the launch of Harbour City's Easter Safari weekend yesterday. The actress stood her ground during an encounter with a gang of furry wild animals - children dressed in giraffe, hippo and bunny costumes. For helping them with their animal make-up, Kwong (left) was awarded a giant Godiva chocolate Easter egg.

22 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

I said hip, hop, happy Easter!

The rules:

Decorate the Easter Bunny and his egg. You can use pencil, crayons, paint, glitter - anything you like. The more imaginative, the better.

The competition will be judged in two categories -

11 years and under, and 12-18 years old.

SCMP staff members and their families cannot enter.

To enter:

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Born to dance

In a time of precociousness - when there is a whole fashion industry dedicated to children, who can then wear their creations to their own beauty pageants - it is perhaps no surprise that one of the city's most popular nightspots is welcoming minors.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Rosaryhill offers action for athletes

Inter-school sports tournaments may be over for the 2008/09 academic year. But for student athletes who were looking to improve their game, participating in the Rosaryhill Sports Tournament hosted by the Rosaryhill School's sports association was a great experience.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Hammering away at the noise laws

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Decorate this egg

The rules:

Decorate the egg on this page.

You can use pencils, crayons, paint - anything you like. You could even stick on sequins. The more imaginative

the better.

Entries must be on this page - no photocopies.

The competition will be judged in two categories: 12 and under, and 13-19.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Differences can be bridged with tolerance

Easter, the commemoration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, is the most solemn and important Christian festival. For the faithful it is a time to reflect on the selflessness of making sacrifices for those we love.

7 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong Sevens

Tongue and cheek ... how champions Samoa scared off their rivals.

Enter the dragon ... and exit the fans, until next year.

This one's for Hugh ... Easter bunny come a week early.

Peace, man ... Woodstock comes to So Kon Po.

Naked ambition ... Tongan supporters lose their shirts.

Bride and joy ... but where's the groom?

2 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Happy Easter

Education is taking an Easter break next week but will be back on Saturday, April 14

31 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Easter bunnies spring into fashion

Don't be disappointed if the Easter bunny didn't visit your home this morning to deliver a basket of eggs. You can visit more than 30 bunnies dressed in spring fashions at Times Square.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Easter a reminder on need for tolerance

The origins of Easter are to be found in pagan rituals of the distant past celebrating birth and fertility. For Christians, it has long been the most solemn and important of all festivals, commemorating the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, whom Christians believe to be the son of God.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Retailers hope hot shoppers hop to it

Warm weather over Easter weekend expected to give spending added boost

Retailers are counting on continued warm weather to boost Easter spending as customers go shopping for their summer wardrobes.

As temperatures touched 30 degrees Celsius in parts of Hong Kong yesterday, retailers were hoping it heralded an early summer.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

The party spirit

Right in the middle of a national state of emergency and government hysteria over coup plots last week, you would have seen people all over the country walking around with dark, greasy streaks on their foreheads.

9 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

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