2018 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme calls for applications

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) is inviting applications for the 2018 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme.

     The scheme aims to bring the arts into the community by encouraging local performing artists and arts groups to organise outreach arts activities throughout Hong Kong, so as to promote performing arts among the general public or different community groups.

     Applicants should be registered local non-profit-making performing arts groups or ensembles of artists that have been active in the past three years and possess actual experience in public performance of a high standard. Applicants may submit only one proposal for one of the following types of activities:

(1) Audience building/arts education activities that are designed for particular community group(s) or organised in specific district(s); the Department also encourages arts groups/arts practitioners to submit proposals under the following special topics:
(a) Performing arts projects themed with district characteristics; or
(b) Performing arts projects designed for children; or
(2) Audience-building/arts education activities that are designed for the general public.

     The proposal should cover one or more performing art forms, such as Chinese opera/operatic singing, dance, music, theatrical arts (including drama, mime, magic and puppetry) and multi-arts. Proposed projects may include one or a combination of the following types of activities: performance, workshop, lecture, demonstration, episodic performance and exhibition.

     A briefing session on applications for the 2018 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme will be held at 3pm on March 27 (Monday) at AC1, 4/F, Administration Building of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Registration for the briefing session can be made by email to aatab4@lcsd.gov.hk or by phone on 2591 1699.

     The application guide and form for the scheme can be downloaded from the webpage of the Audience Building Office and are available at the Department's performance venues, or can be obtained by mail and fax. The deadline for applications is noon on April 27 (Thursday).

     For enquiries, please call 2591 1628, or visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/ab/en/ccas2018guide.php" target="_blank">www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/ab/en/ccas2018guide.php.

Published on: 2017-03-15

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