Kely Support Group

Focus on fashion boosts self-confidence

Two teenage groups jointly organised a summer programme to raise young people's confidence in themselves. This summer, more than 30 youngsters took part in a fashion show project co-organised by KELY Support Group and the Warehouse Teenage Club.

Tuesday, 14 September, 1999, 12:00am

Thirty-five bands hope to break a record playing at Wanchai Live

YOU would be hard-pressed to find 35 bands playing across town in one week, let alone over one weekend. Two Wan Chai venues are attempting it, and are braced for potential glitches.

18 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Specific

I refer to the report (Sunday Morning Post, March 28) implying that our new harm reduction cards provide information to young people, which could lead them 'down the path of substance abuse'.

11 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Drug tips 'may lead to abuse'

A PROVOCATIVE new drug education campaign which gives tips on how to take heroin, 'ice' and Ecstasy safely could lead some young people down the path of substance abuse, it has been claimed.

28 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Scheme to aid young leaders

In a move to promote leadership skills and creativity among secondary students, a university has organised a special training programme.

The Creative Leadership Training Programme, conducted by the Faculty of Education of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU), includes a series of workshops aimed at school-going youngsters.

13 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Learning the art of speaking

Sixteen students have successfully completed a programme aimed at improving their communication and leadership skills.

The students from Buddhist Hung Sean Chau Memorial College received certificates in recognition of their achievements in the eight-week Youth Leadership Programme.

31 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Exhibition opens up young hearts, adult minds

An exhibition in Shanghai encouraging parents to pay more attention to their children attracted several thousand visitors while generating a lot of interest among schools.

'Listening to Youths Dream', organised by Breakthrough - a Hong Kong-based youth organisation- also helped promote the exchange of ideas between youths in Hong Kong and China.

15 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

help out the less fortunate

The KELY Support Group, a bilingual organisation that works for and with Hong Kong's youth, is seeking donations of new or used office equipment, such as chairs, computers, photocopiers and fax machines, to replace its ancient equipment and expand its service. The group receives no government funding. Call 2521-6890.

8 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Snaparazzi

FLUFFY DUCKS: Luna and Julien Soper and Annmarie Myers at the 97 Group's first GSM (General S&M) party, at Club 97, Lan Kwai Fong.

BALI BELLES: Lisa Stewart, Sylvia Eades, Mary Northmore and Deborah and Daniel Pauwaert at the opening of an exhibition of women artists from Bali's Seniwati Gallery, at Butterfield's, Quarry Bay.

25 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Basketball promotes teamwork

Mixing sport and community involvement, a children's charity has started a Slam Dunk for Youth '98 Basketball Challenge.

The Save the Children Fund programme, sponsored by Nike, aims to foster personal growth and develop teamwork among teenagers through basketball training, personal planning and community involvement.

15 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Bright future beckons for caring banker

Sabrina Fung is one of the bright young stars on the scene who seems destined for success in whatever field she chooses. A Harvard graduate, Sabrina has been back in Hong Kong for three years and has been making her mark working for the blue-blooded American private bank Brown Brothers Harriman.

25 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Lifeline for stressed students

Hong Kong students face increasing stress as a result of the economic crisis, according to groups working with them. But while schools focus on drilling students to excel in exams, their emotional needs are rarely considered a priority.

28 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Youths speak from the heart

While most teenagers are busy worrying about what's cool and what's not, a remarkable group of young people in Hong Kong are confronting issues many would rather dive under the table than talk about.

Louise Chin, Jo Jo Fan, Nathan Fischer, Isabelle Libmann, Sarah Paule and Eric Sell, all 16 and 17 years old, have one mission: they have a voice and want it to be heard.

31 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Fun event helped charity

Over the weekend of April 19 and 20 two well-known watering holes in Wan Chai, Carnegie's and The Wanch, hosted for the second year running the Wan Chai Live Music Festival.

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

A show of emotion from teenage team

Many actors have drawn on their own experiences to convey the emotions of a stage character.

So for Wong Yuen-man, 14, it would seem that it might somehow be easier to play the role of Marianne, an introverted teenager dealing with the raw, rough environment of a halfway home, as depicted in Gymnopedy: The Naked Child at the Arts Centre this weekend.

25 Apr 1997 - 12:00am