Members of public support LCSD activities during Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays

     To celebrate the 74th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China as well as to echo the Night Vibes Hong Kong campaign, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) organised a series of activities during the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays which attracted a large number of people to participate and share the festive joy.

     The Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival held at Victoria Park on the Mid-Autumn Festival and the following day (September 29 and September 30) had recorded more than 200 000 visitors, while the Cantonese Opera Showcase under the Bamboo Theatre also acheived a full house record. The carnival at Victoria Park had recorded an accumulated attendance of over 300 000 since its opening on September 23.

     The Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA), the Hong Kong Space Museum (HKSpM) and the Hong Kong Science Museum recorded more than 125 000 attendees in total in the four days from September 29 to October 2. On October 1, the HKSpM had hit a record high in its single-day attendance with 11 000 visitors, while the HKMoA also broke its single-day attendance record since its reopening in 2019 and recorded over 19 200 in attendance.

     Moreover, more than 140 000 members of the public used the LCSD's fee-charging leisure facilities for free on October 1. â€‹From September 30 to October 2, over 13 500 people visited the Asian Games Live Zone located at 36 designated sports centres, with a cumulative total of over 35 000 visitors to watch the sports events since the opening of the Asian Games on September 23.

Ends/Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:40