Culture & Sports

Culture & Sports

Promoting Arts, Culture and Sports

2016

K. Wah Group welcomes delegation of China’s Olympic medalists to Hong Kong and Macau

China’s Olympics Gold Medallists visited Hong Kong from 27 to 29 August 2016. During a three-day courtesy visit to the city, InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong (“ICGS”) played host to the delegation. A press conference of the delegation was held in ICGS soon after their arrival, attracting great turnout from the media. K. Wah Group feels great honoured that the delegation has chosen to stay in ICGS for the third time after the Olympic Games since Hong Kong’s handover to China. The Group hopes doing so would help promote sports activities and pay tribute to athletes’ perseverance.

KWIH continues to promote development of the arts in Hong Kong to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death

KWIH is pleased to devotedly support OHK as the Title Sponsor of 14 October performance of Otello, a new production of one of the four tragedies of Shakepeare, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. The Group invited guests from the commercial and financial sectors as well as the media industry to enjoy this much anticipated opera adaptation, with an aim to further promote the appreciation of opera to a wider community in Hong Kong through this world-class performance.

KWIH supports young talents to go on stage at Into the Woods JR., final performance of Opera Hong Kong Summer School

After three weeks of intensive vocal and drama training conducted by professional coaches, students of Opera Hong Kong Summer School showed what they had learnt by starring at the final performance Into the Woods JR. on 5 & 6 August 2016, supported by K. Wah International Holdings as the title sponsor and honorary patron. Many K. Wah staff enjoyed this famous Broadway musical work of Stephen Sondheim with their children, relatives and friends and showed their support to these young talents.

The Summer School not only offers participants an unforgettable experience to appreciate opera during the summer vacation, but it also enhances their creativity, expression skills and aesthetic perceptions towards opera.

K. Wah Group demonstrates strong team spirit at Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships 2016

K. Wah Group formed a dragon boat team to take part in the annual “Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships 2016” held at Stanley Main Beach on 9 June 2016, aiming to encourage staff to embrace regular exercise as a choice in leading a healthy lifestyle, enhance workplace cohesion and create a harmonious and delightful work atmosphere. The Group also welcomed participation of family members and friends of its staff to celebrate the fun-filled Dragon Boat Festival together.

KWIH fully supports the staging of Roméo et Juliette in Hong Kong

As the Honorary Patron of Opera Hong Kong (“OHK”), KWIH proudly supported OHK and Le French May to co-present Roméo et Juliette, a renowned opera in five acts based on William Shakespeare's tragedy in Hong Kong from 27 to 29 May 2016, and invited its business partners, staff, and their friends and relatives to enjoy this everlasting classic.

The introduction of this widely acclaimed world-class opera aims at promoting opera in Hong Kong to a broader audience, enhancing the cosmopolitan image of the city and providing a valuable opportunity for cross-cultural exchange and performance for outstanding local artists, ultimately sustaining the values of local arts.

The “Flying High” exhibition adds cultural touch to Galaxy Macau

The “Flying High” exhibition at The Promenade Shops of Galaxy Macau™ showed artisanship, colour and tradition from Weifang, Shandong Province to Macau. Visitors could experience China’s rich history of craftsmanship and artistry by exploring close to 60 kites. Key highlights included the Chinese Dragon kite, winner of the Weifang International Kite Festival’s award for most innovative giant kite, and the elegant Phoenix embroiled within the mighty Dragon’s tail at the Pearl Lobby, brought auspicious blessings to visitors.