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February 9th to 25th | Celebrate the year of the tiger at the Biennale! LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE BIENNALE! Closing on 27th February!

February 4th, 2010

9-25th February

BYOBaby Tiger
Main Pavilion[M1], February 14th – 16th 2010, 15:00-17:00

Doll your little ones up in their finest tiger costumes or Chinese New Year attire and head down to West Kowloon Cultural District to have the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes by having photos taken using FujiFilm instax mini7 camera. Participants under 12 will be rewarded with a special Biennale balloon and their photos will be displayed at the Main Pavilion. Up until Feb 27th the public can vote for the best costume on site and online, and the lucky winner will receive a FujiFilm instax mini7 camera (sponsored by China- Hongkong Photo) and a limited edition Biennale education kit. The winner will be notified by phone or by email directly.


BYOBlanket to the Lunar New Year Fireworks
West Kowloon Waterfront, February 15th 2010

Snag a coveted spot on the West Kowloon Cultural District waterfront, aptly situated along Kowloon Harbour, as Hong Kong rings in the year of the tiger with its annual fireworks display on February 15th. BYOBlanket, find a cozy spot on the green Biennale site, and soak in the visual spectacle of the fireworks alongside the cultural display of the Biennale.

A helpful hint: BYOBinoculars for an even more intimate fireworks show!


BYORed Pocket
Pocket Fence[E58], February 9th – 25th 2010

Enliven the Pocket Fence [E58] by hanging your own red pockets, printed with your surname on it, to the Pocket Fence exhibit structure and create vibrant red spaces within the three semi-enclosed areas. The Chinese loves red, because red symbolizes vitality, happiness and good fortune whilst giving out red pockets has long been a CNY custom to bring best wishes. The participants are encouraged to write their own wishes on the back of the red pockets as well. The collection of red pockets with wishes from different families will enable the curatorial team to make records and map family connections.



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