HK to celebrate anniversary with mass drum rally

Updated: 2007-05-27 20:24

Some 9,000 local primary and secondary students attended a mass drum rally rehearsal Sunday, preparing for a musical performance in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

The "Dragon Jamboree", a performance featuring 10,000 youngsters from the Mainland, Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong will be held on June 30 at the Hong Kong Coliseum which is expected to set a new Guinness world record.

The themes of the show are "Dragon", "Music", "Drums" and " Dance" featuring a wide variety of performances including drum rally with 10,000 drummers, dragon dance by youngsters, 10-piano ensemble by young music talents, mass singing, dance medley of the traditional and the popular, as well as a showcase of pop stars. Besides, 100 children born on June 1 of 1997, the day of the establishment of HKSAR, will be participating in the "Happy Birthday" session.

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