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Exhibition to display winning entries of 44th Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions
     Members of the public are invited to view the winning entries of the 44th Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions at the Exhibition Hall of Hong Kong City Hall, Central, from October 2 to 4.
     Some 200 winning pieces from different categories of the competitions will be displayed, including photography, painting, Chinese essay writing, Chinese story writing, Chinese calligraphy, slogan and poster design, couplets and Chinese poetry writing.

     Prominent local calligraphists and painters will give demonstrations at 4.45pm on the first day of the exhibition. Visitors may have the chance to obtain the artworks as souvenirs. 
     Sponsored by the Home Affairs Department, the competitions have been jointly organised by the Hong Kong Youth Cultural and Arts Competitions Committee and various community organisations with support from over 50 organisations since 1975. The competitions aim to promote youth interest in and understanding of Chinese language, arts and culture, and to encourage them to participate in healthy extra-curricular activities. This year's competitions attracted over 10 000 entrants in 18 categories.
     The exhibition will be open on October 2 (4pm to 8pm), October 3 (10am to 8pm) and October 4 (10am to 6pm). 
     Admission is free. Each visitor will receive a souvenir on a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last.
Ends/Monday, September 30, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:00
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