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"Revitalisation of King Yin Lei" roving exhibition to be held in September and October

     The Commissioner for Heritage's Office of the Development Bureau (DEVB) will hold a roving exhibition in September and October to display exhibition materials, including display panels and scale models, submitted by the shortlisted applicants for revitalisation of King Yin Lei under the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme.

     A spokesman for the DEVB today (August 30) said, "The roving exhibition aims to collect public views on the revitalisation of King Yin Lei and help promote heritage conservation work."

     Details of the roving exhibition are as follows:

  Date                        Venue
  ----                        -----
September 7 to 19       Thematic Exhibition Gallery,
(closed on              Hong Kong Heritage Discovery
September 13)           Centre, Kowloon Park,
                        Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,

September 21 to         Ground Floor Lobby,
October 4               Sha Tin Government Offices,
                        1 Sheung Wo Che Road,
                        Sha Tin, New Territories

October 16 to 29        Ground Floor Lobby,
(closed on Saturdays,   Revenue Tower,
Sundays and             5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai,
public holidays)        Hong Kong

     "The exhibition will also be held at four special open days at King Yin Lei on October 6, 7, 13 and 14," the spokesman added.

     Each open day at King Yin Lei at 45 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong, will have two morning sessions, from 9.30am to 11am and 11am to 12.30pm, and two afternoon sessions, from 2pm to 3.30pm and 3.30pm to 5pm.

     Each person can obtain a maximum of four tickets in any one session on a first-come, first-served basis. A total of 14,400 tickets will be distributed to the public at the following venues on September 22 and 23:

* Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (from 10am to 6pm)
* Museum of Tea Ware, Hong Kong Park, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong (from 10am to 5pm)
* Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories (from 10am to 6pm)

     Tickets that remain undistributed on September 23 will be distributed at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre from the following day (September 24). The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre is open from Mondays to Saturdays (except Thursdays) from 10am to 6pm and on Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 7pm.

     For details about the roving exhibition, please visit the heritage conservation website ( or call 2848 6230.

     The public are reminded that no parking facilities are available for visitors at the exhibition venues. Visitors are advised to use public transport to access the venues.

     King Yin Lei is a declared monument and one of the historic buildings in the third batch of the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme, which invites revitalisation proposals from non-profit-making organisations for adaptive reuse by operating in the form of social enterprise.

Ends/Thursday, August 30, 2012
Issued at HKT 15:31


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