The International Arts Carnival 2017, organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, presents a fascinating line-up of overseas and local shows and participative activities from 6 July to 13 August for a fun-filled family experience of performing arts.
This year’s opening programme Pizzazz! features an astounding celebration of aesthetic ingenuity by China National Acrobatic Troupe, the Mainland’s only national-level group of its kind. Renowned for merging contemporary creativity with traditional arts, the Troupe will bring along dynamic diabolo routines, mind-blowing balancing acts, aerial silk rope feats, elegant umbrella juggling, and much, much more. The acrobats’ superb precision, prodigious energy and thrilling top-tier exploits will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Get ready for bubbles blowing into you! Off-Broadway smash hit with a continuous 10-year run, Gazillion Bubble Show by Fan Yang Productions International from the US, a holder of 18 Guinness World Records, is a favourite around the world. Come to experience this mesmerizing and dazzling mega bubble show where the “wow” factor is aloft everywhere.
Other appealing programmes, produced by arts groups from Lithuania, Australia, the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, Ukraine and Hong Kong, include shadow puppet and physical theatre, interactive concert and dance theatre for babies, film and magic theatre…etc. In addition to various extension activities such as workshops, exhibition and outreach programmes, this year’s festival promises you a vibrant summer!