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Appointments to Advisory Committee on Arts Development announced
     The Home Affairs Bureau today (November 2) announced the appointment of Mr Vincent Chow Wing-shing as Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development (ACAD). The new appointments and re-appointments are made for a two-year term from November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2018.

     The membership of the ACAD in its new term is as follows:

Mr Vincent Chow Wing-shing

Ms Susanna Chiu Lai-kuen *
Professor Gilbert Fong Chee-fun *
Dr Ho Siu-kee
Ms Catherine Kwai Yuk-nin *
Mr Ronald Kwok Wing-chung *
Mr Frank Lee King-ting
Mr Maurice Lee Wai-man
Ms Candice Leung Wai-yee *
Ms Jane Lo Curzon *
Mr Vincent Lo Wing-sang
Professor Lui Yu-hon *
Mr Christopher Pak Tak-wan *
Miss Agnes Tang In-kwan
Ms Tania Tang
Professor Tseng Sun-man #
Ms Lina Yan Hau-yee *
Dr Royce Yuen Man-chun *

Ex-officio Members
Representative from the Home Affairs Bureau
Representative from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Representative from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

(* new appointees)
(# serving until October 31, 2017)

     The ACAD advises the Secretary for Home Affairs on matters relating to local arts development, including issues in relation to the use of the arts portion of the Arts and Sport Development Fund and the operation of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme, funding policies and strategies, issues in relation to the strategies for supporting the development of visual arts, the promotion of cultural exchange and assessment of applications received under the Arts Development Fund and the strengthening of cultural software.
Ends/Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Issued at HKT 18:39
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