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"District Council Election Fun Day" to be held on December 9
     The Government will hold the "District Council Election Fun Day" on December 9, the day before the polling day (December 10) of the District Council Election. A variety of events will be held across various districts in Hong Kong to enhance public awareness and the atmosphere of the election, and to encourage the public to fulfil their civic responsibility by casting their votes. The public may also extend their best wishes towards the election through the events.
     The activities and special offers of the "District Council Election Fun Day" on December 9 will include carnivals, sport activities, parent-child activities, mobile game stalls, concerts, drone show, free admission to musems and exhibitions. Details are as follows:

(1) A number of carnivals to be held in various districts will include:  
  • A pop-up event entitled "Harbourfront is One and All" will be held by the Development Bureau and the Harbourfront Commission at the Wan Chai harbourfront from 2pm to 6pm.
  • The NGO HKALPS will organise a "Tri Paddling Challenge" at the Kwun Tong waterfront from 9am to 6pm.
  • The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will organise "Fun in Sports & DC Election" incorporating sports and games elements at six outdoor venues, namely: Kung Fu Corner at Kowloon Park, Kai Tak Station Square, Hong Kong Velodrome Park, Ginza Square in Tin Shui Wai, Pak Tai Temple Playground, Cheung Chau and Quarry Bay Park (Tai Chi Garden). Except for Pak Tai Temple Playground on Cheung Chau, where the carnival will be held from 3pm to 5pm, events at the other five venues will all be held from 2pm to 5pm.
  • The "District Council Election into the Community" exhibition will be set up at Domain Mall in Yau Tong while mobile game stalls will be set up at the Tung Chung Municipal Services Building. Three promotional vehicles will be stationed in Wong Tai Sin, Tai Po and Wan Chai to serve as mobile resource centres.
  • There will be a large-scale outdoor concert. Drone show will be staged at West Kowloon Cultural District. Both will be broadcast live by the media that night.

(2) Admission to fee-charging exhibitions of the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Hong Kong Space Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of Art as well as the Hong Kong Wetland Park, will be free. Offers on visiting historic buildings and monuments will be provided.

(3) The photo exhibition "Mission", which is themed on the six disciplinary forces and two auxiliary forces of the Security Bureau, will be held at the Hong Kong Central Library. Talks and six guided tours will be arranged for students. 

(4) The Environment and Ecology Bureau and the Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (KMB) will co-host an exhibition of vintage buses and electric buses at the KMB Yuet Lun Street Depot in Lai Chi Kok. Admission is free.

(5) The Education Bureau will host a "Parent-child Fun Day" with organisations to encourage kindergartens, primary and secondary school students and their parents to know more about their residential district through parent-child activities.

(6) Members of the public can earn 1 210 GREEN$ points for recyclables at a minimum weight of 0.5 kilograms when they recycle via the GREEN@COMMUNITY network under the Environmental Protection Department.
     Please refer to the announcements of respective organisations for details of various activities and the special offers.
Ends/Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Issued at HKT 21:08
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