The Tuen Mun Park lantern installations at the Carnival site will be open to the public on 18.9 – 1.10.2013 at 6:30 pm – 11:00pm, and will be extended to 12:00 midnight on 19.9.2013 (Thu).
Spectacular Chinese Ethnic Dance and Songs and Acrobatics – Sichuan Arts Troupe
Sichuan Arts Troupe will showcase excellent performances in the Urban and New Territories Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals including spectacular folk songs and dance and acrobatic performances; and Sichuan folk craft such as sugar painting (by Xie Fengkun) and Qiang embroidery (by Yang Huazhen).
Folk Craft of Guangdong
Demonstration of Chinese folk craft by Guangdong masters – Chaozhou wheat straw patchwork by Fang Zhiwei, and Canton decorative porcelain by Xu Enfu.
Demonstration of Chinese Instruments by Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra won the accolades as ‘a cultural ambassador of Hong Kong’. It is dedicated to the promotion of Chinese music to the community. There will be interactive sessions of great fun, in which the audience will have hands-on experience of the four main categories of Chinese musical instruments – wind, plucked-string, bowed-string and percussion, including pipa, suona, dizi and percussion in the three Lantern Carnivals. HKCO will also introduce the Eco-gaohu, Eco-erhu, Eco-zhonghu, Eco-Gehu and Eco-Bass Gehu developed by the HKCO itself which has won the Ministry of Culture Innovation Award.
The five signature groups of HKFYG join hands for the very first time to electrify you with a cappella, percussion, dance, theatre and band performances!
A stunning selection of golden oldies from local movies and TV series bring back lots of precious memories.
Cantonese Opera in the Park
No stage, no frame. A classic Cantonese Opera is staged in the picturesque scenery of Tuen Mun Park.
Youth Creative Lantern Showcase
Creative lantern entries by local primary and secondary school students. Enrolled schools include:
- Po Leung Kuk Law’s Foundation School
- Shung Tak Catholic English College
- Ho Ngai College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen)
- Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Tang Shiu Kin Primary School
- Tin Shui Wai Catholic Primary School
- A.D. & F.D. Of Pok Oi Hospital Mrs. Cheng Yam On School
- S.T.F.A. Wu Siu Kui Memorial Primary School
- Catholic Ming Yuen Secondary School
- A.D. & F.D. Of Pok Oi Hospital Mrs. Cheng Yam On Millennium School
New Territories West Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival
Date: 21 September 2013 (Lantern installation: 18 September to 1 October)
Time: 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Venue: Tuen Mun Park, New Territories
Remarks: Lanterns lit 6:30pm to 11pm, 18 September to 1 October; until midnight on 19 September
How to get there : 5-minute walk from MTR Tuen Mun, Exit B and enter the park from Tuen Mun Heung Sze Wui Road.