Spirit of Hong Kong is a series that looks behind the scenes of one of Asia's largest and most vibrant cities by focusing on those whose contributions often go unnoticed yet are vital to the everyday success of Hong Kong.
The hard work of inspiring individuals and groups at the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards reflects the perseverance and vision required to ensure the city is ‘back in business’.
The awards are a timely reminder of the qualities that have served Hong Kong well through good times and bad
Professor Ng Siew-chien is a Spirit of Innovation finalist at this year’s Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, which honours achievements of remarkable individuals.
Chan’s dedication to helping young dancers achieve their dreams earned her a spot among finalists of the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards 2023.
‘Multi-sensory Mixed Reality Therapy for Dementia’ app has earned global acclaim.
Evony Tsang is a Spirit of Youth finalist in the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, an annual event honouring the achievements of remarkable individuals.
Ngan Lung Cafe in Lei Yue Mun Fishing Village boasts signature local fare, and owner knows most by name, tailoring dishes to suit customers.
Calista Lam, 28, is a finalist in Spirit of Perseverance category for this year’s Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, which honours the achievements of remarkable individuals.
Amaanat Rekhi, 16, has become Spirit of Youth finalist in Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, which honours achievements of remarkable individuals.
SENsational Foundation director Faride Shroff in the running for Spirit of Perseverance category in this year’s Spirit of Hong Kong Awards.
Feeding Hong Kong collects 65,000 surplus mooncakes this year alone and redistributes them to almost 100 charities.
Hong Kong Deaf Rugby Team listed as finalists in Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, an annual event that honours the achievements of remarkable individuals.
Agnes Sordan’s life changed in 2018 when she discovered touch rugby team comprised mostly of foreign domestic helpers such as herself.
Sanday Chongo Kabange, a business journalist who dedicates his free time to helping the disadvantaged, is a finalist in the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards 2023.
Sophie joined Christian Action Centre for Refugees nearly 12 years ago after fleeing East Africa with her two-year-old daughter.
Sophia Hotung has gone from a stressful corporate career to successful artist after her deteriorating health pushed her to make a change.
JUST FEEL aims to to transform communications culture in schools and families to boost emotional well-being of children.
After struggling through school, Michael Chan was admitted to Chinese University and launched Companion Hong Kong, which earned him a Spirit of Hong Kong nomination.
Start-up AI Guided’s belt has two wide-angle cameras that capture and analyse images and identify objects.
PanopticAI is transforming phones into powerful diagnostic tools that can measure patients’ heart rate, blood pressure and stress levels in about 30 seconds.
Diverse list of finalists includes NGO founders, artists, entrepreneurs, young people and new immigrants.
Post editor-in-chief Tammy Tam says awards have reached a ‘special milestone’.
Awards celebrate 18 individuals and groups who have been making positive differences to people’s lives.
By speeding up diagnosis and improving its accuracy, Chapman Lee says his team hopes to help patients, while also tackling manpower issues and lowering costs.
Cathy Jim has created patented products that purify the air by turning pollutants into water and carbon dioxide.
Professor nominated in innovation category of Hong Kong Spirit Awards for making a difference in the healthcare system.
From homeless adults to underprivileged children, 20-year-old helps them all.
Once unable to even hear birds chirping, Jesse So, 16, received a cochlear implant at five and has never looked back.
As a member of Kids4kids, 17-year-old has helped introduce students aspiring to build careers with industry experts.
Cheung Sha Wan resident runs tours for locals to learn more about their neighbourhoods and communities.