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Updated: 2019-11-29 07:53

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Christmas lights

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With Christmas fast approaching, Hong Kong will become brighter than ever as festive lights decorate neighborhood trees and light up buildings. Architect Chan Lai Kiu has curated nine art pieces by a dozen local artists to promote a more sustainable and eco-friendly holiday season. Labeled "upcycled" art, the pieces are made from recycled materials including tablecloths, bottle caps and cardboard scraps as well as various lighting instruments and fixtures. A Christmas tree-shaped light installation with an accessible interior has been installed in the atrium of Nina Mall, and guided tours are available for those interested to learn more about the underlying thematic concept of each piece.

If you go

Wish to be - Renaissance of Used Lights: Upcycled Art Exhibition

Presented by Chinachem Group

Venue: Shop 201, 2/F, Nina Mall 1, 8 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan

Date: Until late Feb, 11 am - 8 pm


Balkan voices

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In a joint performance with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, headed by Latvian conductor Kaspars Putni, will perform some of Estonia's finest classical pieces, such as Arvo Prt's Fratres and Adam's Lament (making its Hong Kong premiere), as well as Veljo Tormis' Curse Upon Iron. A chorus of strings and voices will harmonize in a finale performance of Mozart's Requiem, K626.

If you go

Mozart Requiem

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir with Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Venue: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall,

Edinburgh Place, Central

Date: Nov 30, 8 pm


Fruity puppet show

The ancient art of puppetry continues to thrive as Hong Kong-based Fantasy Puppet Theatre presents their latest production featuring a band of fruits journeying across the sea and chancing upon creatures like an anteater, a frog and mayfly. With a cast of colorful characters and master puppeteers at the helm, this child-friendly performance is bound to mesmerize audiences.

If you go

The Great Adventures of Pineapple Sea

Presented by Fantasy Puppet Theatre

Venue: Cultural Activities Hall, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories

Dates: Nov 29 - 30, 7:30 pm; Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2:30 pm


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(HK Edition 11/29/2019 page10)