Congratulations to our school for winning the Award for Arts Education in Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017
恭賀本校獲得 2017 香港藝術發展獎－藝術教育獎
The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards, an annual highlight in arts and culture in the city, honour outstanding artists and arts organizations for their achievements and commends schools, organizations and individuals for their zeal and commitment in art and arts education and Hong Kong arts development.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017 Presentation Ceremony, organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), was held on 11 May at TVB City. The ceremony was officiated by Mr Lau Kong-wah, Secretary for Home Affairs; Dr Wong Ying-wai, Wilfred, Chairman of the HKADC and Vice Chairman Mr Lee Wai-man, Maurice.
After being awarded the Certificate of Merit for Arts Education in Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2012, the “Pegasus” Art Education Scheme launched by our Arts Education KLA has won the Award for Arts Education (School Division) in Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2014. This year, we are awarded the Award for Arts Education (School Division) for the second time. In 2016-2017, our Visual Arts KLA launched a visual arts educational project that was based on practice, titled “Classroom on the Spot”. For details, please refer to our ‘Classroom on the Spot” Programme Report and programme details .
The Hong Kong Arts Development Award Scheme comprises seven categories, namely Life Achievement Award, Award for Outstanding Contribution in Arts, Artist of the Year, Award for Young Artist, Award for Arts Education including School Division and Non-School Division, the Award for Arts Promotion and the Award for Arts Sponsorship.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017 TV episode will be broadcast at 10:30pm on 19 May (Saturday) on TVB Jade and 10:00pm on 3 June (Sunday) on TVB Finance Channel.