A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng
A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng

Letters | Hong Kong after coronavirus will need the arts more than ever: help hard-hit performers tide over the tough times

  • Many of those working in arts and entertainment are self-employed or on short-term, project-based contracts, and may not be eligible for government subsidies
  • Post-Covid-19, we will need the arts more than ever to inspire, excite and entertain

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A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng
A lone tourist takes photos at the Avenue of stars, Tsim Sha Tsui, in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, on January 30. In the foreground stands a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Hong Kong Film Awards. Photo: Robert Ng
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