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Commissioned by CreateHK, the Consultancy Study on Opinions of Employers on Performance of Creative Industries-related Programmes Graduates invites employers or supervisors of the graduates of local creative industries-related programmes to complete a questionnaire about the performance of their graduate employees. DEADLINE for returning questionnaires: 31 January 2020.

For any enquiries, please call CreateHK at 2594 0471 during office hours.

WEBSITE for online questionnaire

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Soaring Creativity stages a Hong Kong pavilion at the Taipei International Book Exhibition on 4 to 9 February 2020 to showcase Hong Kong’s outstanding publications, printed materials and electronic books. Two Hong Kong illustrators also attend the Hong Kong pavilion as illustrators in residence.

The Taipei International Book Exhibition is open for admission by tickets.

Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2020 – Showcase of past awarded entries at Ambiente on 7 to 11 February

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards (HKSDA) 2020 sets ups a booth to showcase the past awarded entries at the Ambiente in Frankfurt on 7 to 11 February 2020. The Ambiente is open for admission by tickets.

The current edition of the HKSDA is also open for applications for its Gifts Category and Home & Houseware Category.  DEADLINE: 20 February 2020.

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Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 – Application deadline for the Fashion Future Challenge Award extended to 28 February

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) 2019 organises the Fashion Future Challenge Award for teams of students from local universities and tertiary institutions to propose how to solve the fashion challenges in the future five to ten years. Application DEADLINE extended to: 28 February 2020.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Asia Smart Apps Award 2020 invites online nomination of excellent and innovative smart apps designed for and used in Asian markets for various awards. DEADLINE: 6 March 2020.

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Design Salon Hong Kong (DSHK) (“Design Spectrum”) – The third exhibition extended to 9 February

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Spectrum stages the third exhibition themed on “Refined Touch: Crossover Between Design & Craft” until 9 February 2020. Opens for FREE admission

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The Redress Design Award 2020 – Calls for applications

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Redress Design Award 2020 which aims to promote sustainable fashion design calls for applications for the competition. DEADLINE: 18 March 2020.

A Circular Fashion Design Pathway Course is also offered from 6 to 27 February to facilitate interested parties to complete their applications. More details are available on the competition’s application website.

Furthermore, a documentary series “Frontline Fashion” featuring the Hong Kong journey of the ten finalists of the 2019 edition is available on the project’s Youtube channel.

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Application website

Documentary series “Frontline Fashion”

Hong Kong Short Film: New Action Express 2019 / 2020 – Booth at Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival & Market 2020

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Short Film: New Action Express 2019 / 2020 (NAE) sets up a booth at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival & Market 2020 on 31 January to 8 February 2020 to promote Hong Kong’s original short films.

Two short film screening sessions are also held on 4 and 5 February 2020 to showcase 10 selected original short films featured in the NAE booth.

The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival & Market is open for admission by tickets, while the screening sessions are open for FREE admission.

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Propelling Design Thinking (“Unleash! Empowered by Design Thinking 2019/2020”) – Call for FREE online registration for Design Thinking Certificate Programme for School Leaders

Sponsored by CreateHK, the Unleash! Empowered by Design Thinking 2019/2020 organises the Design Thinking Certificate Programme for School Leaders. The Certificate Programme is calling for online registration. DEADLINE: 28 February 2020.

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2019 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture (“2019 UABB(HK)”) – Exhibitions in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen until 21 March

Sponsored by CreateHK, the 2019 UABB(HK) is held with exhibition under the theme “2 x 2: Imagine to Innovate” at The Mills in Hong Kong until 21 March 2020, with extended activities of talks, workshops and guided tours, etc.

Concurrently, three exhibits under the theme "Art by Architecture" are set up at the Futian Railway Station in Shenzhen also until 21 March 2020.

Both exhibitions are open for FREE admission.

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Organised by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and the Vehicle Maintenance Technical Advisory Committee, the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Poster Design Competition is calling for entries.  DEADLINE: 14 February 2020.

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Sponsored by CreateHK, the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019 showcases the winning entries in the following public libraries –

2020

  • 1 to 24 February: City Hall Public Library; and
  • 1 to 31 March: Tiu Keng Leng Public Library.
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Project website (in Chinese only)

FACEBOOK Page (in Chinese only)

Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 – Calls for online participation in #AddYourMicroPark
Sponsored by CreateHK, the Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 invites public to contribute to the online database by sharing their favourite #parkmoments, #parkplants, #parkmaterials, #playequipment and #parkmaterials. 
 
The Design Trust Futures Studio 2018 carries the theme “PLAY IS FOR THE PEOPLE” to realise practical yet playful micro-parks in four locations in Hong Kong.
 
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#AddYourMicroPark

Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme / 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme / 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme - Calls for FREE online applications by graduates for full-time employment cum on-the-job training

Sponsored by CreateHK, the following support schemes provide opportunities for graduates of relevant disciplines to undertake one-year full-time employment cum on-the-job training:
  • Design Graduates Employment Supporting Scheme;
  • 4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme; and
  • 3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme.
Call for FREE online applications from 2017 – 2019 local fresh graduates.
 
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4th Hong Kong Digital Advertising Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme

3rd Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Industry Fresh Graduate Support Scheme