MUSICAL FUN Children's entertainers Scotty and Lulu are taking to the stage again. The Magical Genie show is a combination of pantomime, comedy and sing-along songs by the duo. A total of nine performances will be held at the Hong Kong International School, Bradbury School and the Australian International School between November 29 and December 6. Tickets are priced at $98. There are discounts for purchases of 10 or more tickets, as well as a VIP package. For details and reservations, visit www.hkticketing.com CULTURAL FESTIVAL The Chinese Foundation Secondary School is preparing its cultural festival from tomorrow to December 6. There will be a series of thematic talks, such as 'Features of Chinese Literature' by scholar Shum Yat-fei and 'Human Spirit on Exploration' by explorer and founder of China Polar Museum Foundation Rebecca Lee Lok-sze. The programmes are open to the school's students only, but we look forward to reading their report. CASH FOR ART Entries to the first Sovereign Annual Contemporary Asian Art competition are being accepted until December 31. The event, a brainchild of art collector Howard Bilton, aims at promoting the appreciation of Asian arts and giving support to emerging artists. The competition is restricted to residents of Asia. Entries should be 2-D paint or mixed media on canvas or on board. For details and rules, visit www.sovereignartfoundation . com. The first prize is US$10,000 with a second prize of US$4,000.