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Milan Design Week Hong Kong Showcase 2020 – Calls for emerging creative professionals to present work at Superdesign Show and Salone Internazionale del Mobile scheduled for April 2020    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Milan Design Week Hong Kong Showcase 2020 is calling for emerging creative professionals to present their work at the Superdesign Show and Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan scheduled for 21 to 26 April 2020. Submission details will be announced on the project webpage. Submission DEADLINE: 2 October 2019.

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Promote Hong Kong Animation and Movie Creative Talents via organizing 21st Digicon6 ASIA Awards Ceremony and Asian Master Summit in Hong Kong (“21st Digicon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony”) – Call for FREE online registration for screening and sharing sessions of past Hong Kong winners’ work scheduled for 19 and 20 October    New

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony organises two screening and sharing sessions on 19 and 20 October 2019 to feature the winners’ work of past editions of the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards - Hong Kong. FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis

The screening and sharing sessions are preludes to the Asian Master Summit and the 21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony to be held in Hong Kong on 29and 30 November 2019 respectively. It is the first time for the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony to be held outside of Japan.

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Registration for Screening and Sharing Session of Past DigiCon6 Hong Kong Winners’ Work

21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards Presentation Ceremony and 21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards – Hong Kong

Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2019 – Call for applications

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2019, which recognises outstanding achievements of local licensing professionals and creative talent, is calling for applications. DEADLINE: 27 September 2019.

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Ear Up Record Label Creation and Incubation Programme 19/20 (“Ear Up Incubation”) – Last call for FREE online registration for Music Industry Talks scheduled for 25 September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Incubation organises two Music Industry Talks by different generations of local musicians on 25 September 2019. Open for FREE online registration on a first-come-first-served basis. 
 
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Ear Up Incubation


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Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKIA Architecture Exhibition in Los Angeles (LA) is organised under the theme “Island_Peninsula” with the following activities in LA and Hong Kong from 15 September to 2 October 2019:

  • 15 September to 2 October: Public display of an interactive art piece created by a local new media artist in Hong Kong;
  • 19 September to 2 October: Exhibition in LA featuring the architectural works of 16 teams from Hong Kong, and an interactive display by a local new media artist, incorporating the text by a local literary author;
  • 21 September: Public forum by architects and scholars from Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States in LA to discuss the different architectural features of Hong Kong and LA.

All activities are open for FREE public admission.

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HKFG Paris SS20 – Showrooms and trade shows during Paris Fashion Week SS20

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the HKFG Paris SS20 organises the following activities during the Paris Fashion Week SS 20:
  • 23 September to 1 October 2019 – Showrooms and trade shows in Paris by eight Hong Kong emerging fashion brands with schedule to be announced on the project website.  Open for FREE admission; and 
  • 25 September 2019 – Fashion presentation and reception in Paris. Opens for admission by invitation.
7th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) – Kick-off cum Matching Ceremony scheduled for 3 October

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the 7th Microfilm Production Support Scheme (Music) (the Support Scheme) organises the Kick-off cum Matching Ceremony on 3 October 2019 to announce the list of local participating advertising production start-ups and small-scale advertising production companies, directors and singers. 
 
With subsidy, training and guidance from the Support Scheme, the participating advertising production companies team up with directors and singers to produce original microfilms, which will be premiered in March 2020.
 
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Hong Kong Illustration X Original Design Brands Exhibition – Taiwan stop scheduled for 18 to 29 September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Illustration X Original Design Brands Exhibition organises the Taiwan stop on 18 to 29 September, followed by the Shanghai stop on 1 to 23 November 2019.
 
Themed “Illustration, Design, New Form and Art”, the exhibition features the works of some 22 illustrators and IP designers, with extended activities such as sharing sessions and workshops. Schedules of the Taiwan stop’s extended activities are available on the project website.
 
The Taiwan stop of the exhibition is a programme of the Hong Kong Week 2019 @ Taipei.
 
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Hong Kong Week 2019 @ Taipei

Ear Up Music Global 2018/19 – Last stop in Seoul in September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Music Global 2018/19 stages the last performance by 3 units of Hong Kong veteran and budding musicians at the Zandari Festa 2019 in Seoul. Scheduled for 26 to 29 September 2019, the Zandari Festa is open for admission by tickets.
 
The performing musicians in the Seoul stop and those in previous stops in San Francisco, Shanghai and Munich will gather together at the sharing session on 15 October and the finale concert in Hong Kong on 19 October 2019 respectively. Details of the sharing session and final concert will be announced in due course.
 
Creative Initiatives 2019 – Business of Design from DTC to GBA – NEXXT exhibition in Shenzhen in December
 
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Creative Initiatives 2019 – Business of Design from DTC to GBA invited Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Macao and Zhuhai’s  designers/brands/manufacturers to co-create products under the brand of “NEXT BY D TWINCITIES” (NEXXT). An exhibition will be held in December 2019 in Shenzhen to showcase the works. 
 

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019 showcases the winning entries at a number of local major bookstores until 24 October 2019.
 
Some of the winning entries are also displayed at Hong Kong Pavilion set up at Frankfurt Book Fair scheduled for October 2019.
 
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Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 – Calls for online participation in #AddYourMicroPark

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 invites public to contribute to the online database by sharing their favourite #parkmoments, #parkplants, #parkmaterials, #playequipment and #parkmaterials. 
 
The Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 carries the theme “PLAY IS FOR THE PEOPLE” to realise practical yet playful micro-parks in four locations in Hong Kong.
 
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#AddYourMicroPark

Design Spectrum – First round of exhibition extended to 18 September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Spectrum organises the following activities in 2019 to promote good design, design thinking and design appreciation:
  • Exhibition period extended to 18 September – First round of exhibition titled “Material Modernity: Incredible Bamboo, Paper & Wood” Exhibition; and
  • Until 15 November - Design Showcase by Local Design Power.
Both activities are open to public for FREE admission. More activities will be announced on the project website in due course.

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Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 – Calls for applications for the Fashion Future Challenge Award

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 organises the Fashion Future Challenge Award for teams of students from local universities and tertiary institutions to propose how to solve the fashion challenges in the future five to ten years. Application DEADLINE: 14 February 2020.
 
Ear Up Tour – Mainland 2019 – Performance in Shenzhen on 21 September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ear Up Tour – Mainland 2019 arranges a total of 6 singers/ groups to publicly perform in Shenzhen on 21 September 2019 to promote Hong Kong’s original music. 
 
Dates of other stops are:
  • 2 November: Guangzhou;
  • 16 November: Foshan; and
  • 23 November: Zhongshan
All stops are open for FREE admission.
 
Designing Future Techstyle – Exhibition of winning entries of Techstyle for Social Good Competition until 22 September

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Designing Future Techstyle organises the last stop of the exhibition for winning entries of the Techstyle for Social Good Competition at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University until 22 September 2019. 
 
Open to public for FREE Admission.
 
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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Soaring Creativity sets up Hong Kong Pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) on 16 to 20 October 2019.  The FBF is open for admission by tickets.
 
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Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme / 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme  / 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme - Calls for FREE online applications by graduates for full-time employment cum on-the-job training

Sponsored by CreateHK, the following support schemes provide opportunities for graduates of relevant disciplines to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training:
  • Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme;
  • 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme; and
  • 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme.
Call for FREE online applications from 2017 – 2019 local fresh graduates.
 
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4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme

3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme 


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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Ani-Com Park Phase II is located at the promenade and open space near Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai with 36 sculptures of local comics characters.  A dedicated mobile app with augmented reality (AR) function is also available for visitors to take photos with the comics characters. 
 
The Ani-Com Park is open for FREE visit.
 
Enhancement Programme of the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars (“Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars”) – Calls for applications for guided tours and workshops for students in 2019

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars organises FREE guided tours and workshops for local secondary and primary students. Accepts applications for the tours and workshops from 28 October to 6 December 2019 via school on a first-come-first-served basis.  
 
The Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars is located at the Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui, with 30 sculptures of local comics characters and bronze handprints of 10 distinguished local comics artists. Opens for FREE visit.