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Results of applications for eighth-round funding exercise of Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme announced
     ​The Home Affairs Bureau today (June 28) announced the results of applications for the eighth-round funding exercise of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme. A total of 16 successful applications for Project Grants will be funded to a total amount of around $30.64 million.
     A total of 50 applications were received for the eighth-round funding exercise. The successful applications are of a high standard and with diverse representation across genres covering music, dance, theatre, visual arts, media arts, arts education, appreciation and promotion and multi-disciplinary arts.
     The successful applicants (in alphabetical order) are as follows:
Name of Organisation Title of Proposal
Alice Theatre Laboratory Limited Project on Exploring the Expressionist Theatre
Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong Cross All Borders 2020: A Festival of Unleashing Creativity
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong Limited Orchestra-Theatre Series
Hong Kong Photographic Culture Association Limited Photographic Minds of the Future Incubator I
International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong) Limited  A Snap of the Moment: An Online Archive and Education Project of Hong Kong Theatre and Performance Photography
Jing Wong Creations Limited Music Theatre Laboratory: Journey
LYFE Company Limited After Happy Ever After
Musica Viva Limited Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition 2020
No Discipline Lab "No Discipline" Series
Passoverdance Limited Passoverdance Cultural Exchange Programme
PROJECT21st PROJECT21st Masterclass and Concert Series
Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio Limited            Foreign Production of "Hong Kong International Shakespeare Festival"
The House of Hong Kong Literature Limited         文藝風潮一TAKE過
Theatre du Pif Limited Seed 2020
Toolbox Percussion Limited Toolbox International Creative Academy
Unlock Dancing Plaza Limited #DANCELESS Arts Fest
Note: The award of grants is subject to the successful applicants' signing of funding agreements with the Government.
     Introduced in 2011, the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Home Affairs Bureau is administered on the advice of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development. Members of the Committee take part in the assessment of applications together with the Expert Advisers. The funding scheme aims to provide funding support for innovative and impactful proposals that contribute to the objectives of capacity development, programme/content development, audience building and arts education, appreciation and promotion. It also seeks to provide an avenue of support for large-scale and cross-year arts and cultural initiatives/activities so as to enhance capacity development for promising arts groups and arts practitioners as well as to encourage the community and the private sector to support and sponsor the arts.
Ends/Friday, June 28, 2019
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