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Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Happy Fiesta@Shatin to be held on Sunday
     Sha Tin District Office will hold the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR - Happy Fiesta@Shatin this Sunday (June 25). Members of the public are invited to join the event, which is free of charge, at Sha Tin Park, the Amphitheatre of Sha Tin Park and Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza.

     The event aims to bring joy and relaxation to participants by showcasing the vitality, creativity and the unique cultural essence of the community under five themes, namely City Orienteering with Fun, All About Sports, Youth Got Talent, Show Time and Cultural Showcase, and Family Harmony and Leisure.

     The City Orienteering with Fun is an orienteering competition divided into family, elderly and open categories. Participants are required to complete the competition course and team-based tasks along the course within a time limit. A free guided tour will be arranged for all participants to brief them on the traditional cultural elements of Sha Tin District tomorrow (June 24).

     Under All About Sports, members of the public will have the opportunity to experience different kinds of sports including fencing, rugby, rock climbing, rowing, gateball, baduanjin, tai chi and rouliqiu. A selfie area will be set up for photo taking to help promote enthusiasm for sports in the community.

     In the Youth Got Talent zone, participants can relax and enjoy a variety of performances presented by over a dozen youth groups, including dance, singing, music, acrobatics, magic and band performances. Flash mob activities and handicraft booths will also be available to share the joy with all participants.

     Featured under the theme Show Time and Cultural Showcase are large-scale dance performances by the Hong Kong Dance Company, a symphonic performance by the Shatin Philharmonic Orchestra, a rope skipping performance by the Hong Kong Rope Skipping Delegation, youth martial arts, lion dancea, an a cappella performance, and magic and artiste performances. 

     Finally, horse lovers shouldn't miss the Family Harmony and Leisure theme, where there will be opportunities to take pictures of ponies as well as a horse-riding event. A wishing tree, selfie area, free snacks and souvenirs will also be available.

     A ceremony for the event will be held at 4.15pm at the Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza.

     Sha Tin Junior Reporters will cover the event and upload highlights to a dedicated Facebook page to share the joy with everyone.
Ends/Friday, June 23, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:50
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