Hong Kong Park

Finding a quiet space in HK no stroll in the park

There are many parks in Hong Kong's urban areas but you might not want to stay for long, as they are so noisy.

Sunday, 10 May, 2009, 12:00am

What the public can expect

The Asia Society's land lease for the former explosives magazine requires that it open all non-office areas to the public.

The public will be able to visit the museum and attend exhibitions and programmes at the centre, and be charged admission fees similar to public arts venues. Guided tours of some buildings will be arranged.

14 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

What's On

BOARD GAME DESIGN COMPETITION

29 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Relax and embrace nature at Hong Kong Park

Taking a walk in Hong Kong Park is an enjoyable experience.

There's no noise from cars - only the birds' chirping can be heard.

Loud conversations on mobile phones are replaced by relaxed chatting among friends and family.

The park boasts a rich variety of plants and trees, and the artificial lakes and waterfalls are beautiful.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Asian Traffic

Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

Ends Apr 15

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Aviaries reopen to bird lovers after flu closure

More than a month after the bird flu scare prompted officials to shut them, three of Hong Kong's four public aviaries reopened yesterday.

19 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Hong Kong Park

The best thing about Hong Kong Park, according to my three-year-old daughter, is not the adventure playground, the slimy terrapins jostling for space on rocks in the lake, or the wall of water you can walk through.

27 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Tons of fun at every turn

A dull moment? No such thing in a city that's packed with thrills and goodies for the family

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

12 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Heavenly Creatures

This is the first Hong Kong solo show by Shanghai-born artist Ann Yen, who has exhibited in New York, Singapore and Beijing. Yen creates near-abstract paintings of figures and scenery, executed with simple, lucid colours, lines and strokes. Open daily 10am-9pm. Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre (Hong Kong Park), 7A Kennedy Road, Mid-levels.

Tel: 2521 3008.

8 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Barracks revamp plan draws fire

The crumbling remains of Victoria Barracks are set to be transformed into a performance and exhibition venue in a scheme that has been attacked for lack of transparency.

The Asia Society is to lease the site at Admiralty for $1 a year for a proposed five-year tenancy. But critics have called for an open tender.

18 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Pics of the week

Good news for photo buffs. fotogalerie central is the newest space in Central dedicated to shutterbugs and collectors. Set on the roof garden of the Fringe Club, fotogalerie central is officially opening its doors with a bash tonight (July 6). Kicking off the festivities are two new shows, Viva Forma - Nudes & Plants by Almond Chu (left), and 810 Old Hong Kong Photos.

6 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Burnt offerings

Neither Nor: Paintings by Cecilia Ho and her students. Pictured is Sorrow Of Being, depicting moths attracted to candle flames, by Ho. 10am-9pm daily (closed Tuesday). Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Road. Tel: 2521 3008. Ends June 17.

11 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Travelling

Art In A Suitcase: A video, paintings, mixed-media works and an installation by Kong Ho and Ben Sum, two Chinese artists who have lived in Hong Kong and the US, and who explore their experience of moving between two cultures. Pictured is a work by Ho. 10am-9pm daily. Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Road. Tel: 2521 3008. Ends June 4.

31 May 2001 - 12:00am

Out of India

Modern Indian Art: Vivid paintings depicting contemporary life by Indian artist Amiya Bhattacharya; and a group exhibition, 'Scapes 2001, featuring non-figurative and abstract works by Indian artists. Pictured is Soul Vs Soul by Jai Zharotia. 10am-9pm daily (closed Tuesday). Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Road. Tel: 2521 3008. Ends May 2.

30 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

What's hot

Bookings of leisure facilities and recreation activities in the New Territories are easier thanks to the installation of more workstations at district leisure services offices and sub-offices, 18 selected leisure venues and at one of the two telephone service centres. For inquiries, call 2598- 4480 or 2314-7702.

5 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

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