Harbour City Snoopy Art Exhibition

Hong Kong Snoopy Art Exhibition (hkdigit-20140717-074754)

Art is derived from life, and life sparkles because we dream! Since the launch of fabled cartoon “Peanuts” in the United States in 1950, the main character Snoopy has become the symbol for “dreams coming true”. Harbour City proudly presents the “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition from July 16 to August 12, 2014, which displays the world’s largest figurine of Snoopy at 3.3 metres tall and Snoopy art pieces made with Japan’s most iconic traditional crafts created by Japanese artist Yoshiteru Otani and other master Japanese craftsmen.

Yoshi has worked together with Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schultz, for many times already and the Charles M. Schulz Museum has also displayed 2 art pieces created by Yoshi.

Yoshi had live demonstration of giant Snoopy calligraphy of “Hong Kong” with 4M x 2M size and “Dream” with 2M x 2M size at Atrium II, Gateway Arcade of Harbour City on 16 & 17 July, 2014.

Snoopy’s Time Track Giant Art Installation – Dreams Never Fail

The Ocean Terminal Forecourt in Harbour City will display “Dreams Never Fail” Snoopy’s Time Track Giant Art Installation curated by Yoshiteru Otani. 4 Snoopy figurines with different gestures with giant background graphics will run from the Main Entrance of Ocean Terminal of Harbour City to the 5 flag poles, which implies that Snoopy is traveling all the way from United States to Japan and then to Hong Kong, expressing the idea that art has no boundaries. In addition,the world’s largest Snoopy figurine at 3.3 metres tall, has become the symbol for the pioneering spirit of dreams realized, symbolising the determination of marching forward together to make dreams come true.

Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition (hkdigit-20140717-075653)

Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition – Create Your Dreams

“Gallery by the Harbour” at Harbour City will also organize the “Create Your Dreams” Snoopy themed calligraphy and Japanese craft exhibition at the same time. Prominent Japanese artist Yoshi Otani skilfully creates Snoopy images with brush calligraphy, other master Japanese craftsmen will also perform Japan’s most iconic traditional crafts such as Mino pottery and Wajima lacquering techniques on Snoopy’s figure. Moreover, the private collection of Mrs. Jean Schulz, Hida Ichii Itto-bori: Dragon and SNOOPY, will be also be displayed at the exhibition. Each unique art piece is created by different traditional oriental method to vividly interpret the lovable demeanour of Snoopy, showing the perfect fusion of Eastern and Western art.

Snoopy Dog House Art Array (hkdigit-20140717-080541)

Snoopy Dog House Art Array – Small House, Big World

In the comics Peanuts, Snoopy loves creating, daydreaming and soaring in the infinite world of imagination on the rooftop of his doghouse. The corridor of Gateway Arcade, Harbour City will be transformed into “Small House, Big World” — Snoopy Dog House Art Array, exhibiting Snoopy’s 10 doghouses designed by celebrities and artists under the theme of “Dream”. Through the 1.8-metre houses, 10 celebrities and artists from different nationalities and professions express their childhood memories and dreams, implying diverse art features of their cultures. It is also the first time for Schulz Studio of Charles Schulz, the Peanuts creator, to design and exhibit a doghouse overseas. Other designers include Japanese artist Yoshi Otani, Liverpool footballer Ian Rush MBE and British fashion designer Philip Colbert as well as local artist Pak Sheung Chuen and his children, “slang guru” So Real Real and the prodigy of painting Kenny Lau Kin Gi. The art installation will help us break the constraints of reality to re-encounter our own big world. Let’s embark on the “dream” journey.

Pop-up Store for Made-in-Japan Snoopy Products – Dream Memorial

Simultaneously, Hong Kong’s first “Dream Memorial” — Pop-up Store for Made-in-Japan Snoopy Products will be set up at Atrium 1, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, selling exclusively made-in-Japan Snoopy products for the first time in Hong Kong. From daily commodities to accessories, every piece combines fine Japanese traditional crafts, such as Mino-yaki tableware, Wajima-nuri tableware, tins utensils and ornaments, and Kaga Yuzen handkerchiefs, signifying the endless pursuit of the finest craftsmanship. Now you can also collect art pieces of Snoopy at your home. There are also Snoopy art and life sale counters to sell Snoopy plush toys, handbags, backpacks, gadgets, cookies and chocolates.

Dare to Dream Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition (hkdigit-20140717-074827)

Snoopy Artland

Harbour City’s Ocean Terminal will transform into a Snoopy Artland, bringing children into a Snoopy dream world. The park will be decorated with colourful tones of light blue and pink, along with a 12 feet tall Snoopy doghouse in which children can slide besides the doghouse into the playground. The surrounding decoration will be filled with summer themes such as Snoopy enjoying an ice cream, popsicle and cupcake, cooling off from the summer heat.

Date: 16 July to 12 August 2014
Time: 10am to 10pm
Venue: Harbour City
Admission: Free admission
Address: 3 – 27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

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Venue: Hysan Place
Address:  500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Date: 28 April, 2014 – 4 June, 2014
Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
How to get there: Hysan Place is located nearby the Sogo Department store in Causeway Bay. On the MTR Hong Kong Island line, stop at Causeway Bay station and use exit F2. Multiple Kowloon, Mini bus, and CityBus lines also stop nearby.
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Chris Patten gets warm welcome by Hongkongers

Chris Patten (hkdigit-20140320-194841)

20 March, 2014 – Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten got a warm welcome from hundred of Hongkonger waving Union Jack flags, Hong Kong colonial flag and playing the British national anthem after attend exhibition opening ceremony.

Chris Patten gets mobbed by Hong Kong people (hkdigit-20140320-194948)

Patten’s car is surrounded by Hongkonger.

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Mary Lavender St Leger Patten (née Thornton), Wife of Chris Patten receive box of Patten’s favorite food – Tai Cheong Bakery egg tarts.

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The University of Oxford’s Chancellor Lord Patten of Barnes (Chris Patten) will staty at Hong Kong for 5 days.

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Cheung Sha Wan Playground Lunar New Year Fair

Cheung Sha Wan Playground Lunar New Year Fair (hkdigit-20140128-08120)

The 2014 Cheung Sha Wan Chinese New Year Market held in Cheung Sha Wan Playground which will last for seven days from 25 January 2014 to 31 January 2014, but ending in the early morning of the 2014 Lunar New Year Day. The fair have total of 115 stalls, include 66 wet goods stalls, 48 dry goods stalls and 1 fast food stall. Stalls size as follows: Wet Goods Stall 3m x 3m, Dry Goods Stall 3m x 1.5m, Fast Food Stall 4.8m x 7.6m.

Venue: Cheung Sha Wan Playground
Date : 25-31 January, 2014
Opening hours: Noon to midnight, 25-30 January; Midnight to 6am, 31 January, 2014
Address: J/O Cheung Sha Wan Road and Cheung Shun Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
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Victoria Park Lunar New Year Fair (hkdigit-20130205-142144)

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Venue: Victoria Park
Date : 25-31 January, 2014
Opening hours: Noon to midnight, 25-30 January; Midnight to 6am, 31 January, 2014
Address: 1 Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How to get there: MTR Causeway Bay Station, Exit E. Walk along Great George Street until you reach the park; or MTR Tin Hau Station, Exit A2. Turn left at the exit and continue ahead until you reach the park.
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