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  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 4:20am

Year of the Horse

Fortune favours the fastest in Hong Kong

Akeed Mofeed put it altogether to win the Hong Kong Cup for Douglas Whyte last month. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able - the horse holds a special place in Chinese astrology and mysticism and those born in its year are said to carry some of the same characteristics of their zodiac symbol.

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 11:10pm

6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

2013 Lunar New Year fireworks display over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the "Year of the Snake", viewed from Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam/SCMP

They’ll certainly go out with a bang, but the 6,000kg of fireworks that will light up the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year made an altogether quieter entrance to Victoria Harbour, the man in charge of the annual display revealed.

29 Jan 2014 - 3:55pm 2 comments