The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam
The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam

June 4 vigil in Hong Kong

Proportion of regulars doubles at Hong Kong’s June 4 vigil as young stay clear

  • Baptist University political scientist Edmund Cheng believes localism is a larger factor in falling event attendances than any action by pro-Beijing camp
  • Cheng has been surveying the Victoria Park event since 2010 to learn why participants keep returning

Topic |   June 4 vigil in Hong Kong
The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam
The attendance at the candlelight vigil in Victoria Park rebounded in 2018 after hitting an eight-year low. Photo: Nora Tam
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