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Cancellation of Young Friends Programmes and other Outreach Activities

10.02.20

In view of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the resultant closures of venues across the city, and concerns for the health and safety of participating artists and audiences, the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) has made the difficult decision to cancel the February and March performances of the 48th HKAF. (https://www.hk.artsfestival.org/en/press/press-release/press-release-20200210.html)For more details, please go to: All Young Friends (YFS) programmes and outreach activities within the above period, including in-school pre-performance workshops, will also be cancelled. Arrangements for YFS membership will be announced soon by email.  

As the education partner of local secondary and tertiary institutions, we share in your disappointment over the cancellations of our highly anticipated Festival programming and hope the current outbreak will be brought under control soon. We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to all of you for your enduring support, and we look forward to providing high-quality performances and arts education activities in the future.We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to all of your enduring support. We hope the current epidemic will be brought under control soon, and we will continue to provide high-quality performances and arts education activities.