ACAD encouraged by support for nine Hong Kong arts projects by China National Arts Fund

The following is issued on behalf of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development:

     The Council of the China National Arts Fund announced yesterday (March 1) the list of arts projects to be funded by the China National Arts Fund 2022. Nine Hong Kong arts projects have been selected. The Advisory Committee on Arts Development (ACAD) is encouraged to see the result and considers that the support will have a positive impact on the arts and culture sector of Hong Kong.

     The Chairman of the ACAD, Mr Vincent Chow, said "It is the first time the China National Arts Fund 2022 accepted applications from eligible arts institutions and practitioners in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Nine projects from Hong Kong are selected under keen competition from over 10 000 formal applications. The arts projects selected cover various areas including performing arts productions, visual arts creations, cultural exchange and training of arts talents. The funding support has a positive impact on the long-term and diversified development of arts and culture in Hong Kong. On behalf of the ACAD, I wish every success for the projects funded by the China National Arts Fund."

Ends/Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:25