Hong Kong Arts Festival executive director Tisa Ho and her staff are working to keep the city’s biggest cultural event of the year on track amid venue closures because of the coronavirus outbreak. “It would be very sad to cancel,” Ho says.

Amid coronavirus emergency, a fight to save Hong Kong Arts Festival, with venues closed and less than two weeks to go

  • With nearly 1,800 artists due to give 120-plus performances, but concert halls and theatres closed indefinitely, festival organisers face an uphill battle
  • Some events could be rescheduled, some cancelled, one venue manager says. Coronavirus emergency has also badly hit groups such as HK Phil and Hong Kong Ballet
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong Arts Festival executive director Tisa Ho and her staff are working to keep the city’s biggest cultural event of the year on track amid venue closures because of the coronavirus outbreak. “It would be very sad to cancel,” Ho says.
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