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Garden of the Artisans Festival 2019

 

“Garden of the Artisans Festival 2019” had the privilege to have honorable guests to officiate at the opening ceremony, including (from left to right) Mr David Wang, Department of Youth Affairs, The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Hong Kong SAR; Mr Park JongTaek, Director of Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong; Mr Athi Disatha-Amnarj, Consul at The Royal Thai Consulate-General, Hong Kong; Mr Yap Wei Sin, Consul-General, Consulate General of Malaysia; Mr Alex Tou, Committee Member, Youth Development Commission; Ms Doris Luey, Executive Director of Youth Square; Ms Foo Teow Lee, Consul-General of Singapore, Consulate-General in Hong Kong;  Ms Myat Thuzar Than, Consul-General, Consulate General of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Mr Yoshihiro ABE, Director of Public Relations & Cultural Affairs Division, Consulate- General of Japan in Hong Kong.
“Garden of the Artisans Festival 2019” had the privilege to .....
GOA Festival gained support from around 60 artists and art groups, curated their own art exhibitions in the guest rooms at Y Loft to showcase art works with the theme of “Cherish Our Planet Earth”, for arousing public’s environmental awareness. The 3-day festival has attracted over 4,500 visitors.
GOA Festival gained support from around 60 artists and art .....
This is the first time Lee Hajin came to Hong Kong, a Korean artist who participated in the GOA Festival. Lee expressed she is delighted to interact with local artists which helped inspire her creativity and gave her a pleasant experience in Hong Kong.
This is the first time Lee Hajin came to Hong Kong, a Korean .....
Asano Ayaka, a Japanese artist etched on recycling newspapers and cardboards, she wants to brighten up life with more colours by putting different stories and memories on her art works.
Asano Ayaka, a Japanese artist etched on recycling .....
By observing and experiencing the natural phenomena, Tamera Bedford, an American artist used ‘waves’ as the theme, to showcase the silence, anger and the changing nature of the ocean waves through her artworks. Visitors can experience the power of the nature through her paintings.
By observing and experiencing the natural phenomena, Tamera .....
“I was deeply affected after having lived in Dunhuang for six weeks. Through learning about the Dunhuang culture, I recognised it is not necessary to calculate the required measurements when you draw, you can draw whatever in your imagination! It’s like you can see some characters are bigger than a mountain in Dunhuang murals!” said Ray Hui-man, a local young artist who had also participated in Youth Square's
“I was deeply affected after having lived in Dunhuang for .....
Karen Lai Garlin, a local artist who has traveled through South East Asia to learn and teach locals about the ancient Malaysian photographic printing method Cyanotype and the batik technique in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She recalled the process of doing Cyanotype was very difficult, however, she will keep trying and striving for a better art work. The cloth at her front is the art work she specially created for the GOA Festival to match with the theme “Cherish Our Planet Earth”, expressing her feeling that human has no choice but live with rubbish because of increasing pollution.
Karen Lai Garlin, a local artist who has traveled through .....
JasonTommy is another local artist. He aims to use Doodle painting to record the unique charm and cityscape across different Hong Kong districts.
JasonTommy is another local artist. He aims to use Doodle .....
Grace Zhang is a young artist from Hong Kong Youth Art Association who also participated in GOA Festival for the first time. She was delighted to be one of participants by showcasing her art works to public in guest rooms of Y Loft and allowing her to know other artists at the same time.
Grace Zhang is a young artist from Hong Kong Youth Art .....
Vincent Chang, a young artist from Simply Art, expressed the happiest thing in GOA Festival was allowing him to share his inspiration and interact with visitors, which also helped him gain confidence in creating more art works.
Vincent Chang, a young artist from Simply Art, expressed the .....
The music band Toolbox Percussion performed vibrantly in the chilled weather. The strong beats of the music not only created additional vibes, but also motivated visitors to further indulge in GOA Festival.
The music band Toolbox Percussion performed vibrantly in the .....
Big applause from the audience with amazing music performance performed by J’s Trio, a music band formed by three talented youngsters include pianist, cellist and violist of the Millennium Youth Orchestra.
Big applause from the audience with amazing music .....
Christmas is coming soon, Mr Wally, a busking singer from Japan sang a Christmas song to wish all Merry Christmas in advance.
Christmas is coming soon, Mr Wally, a busking singer from .....
GOA Festival conducted four guided tours every day for helping public to understand the stories behind art pieces.
GOA Festival conducted four guided tours every day for .....
Green art workshops at GOA Festival were well received by the public.
Green art workshops at GOA Festival were well received by .....
Participants learnt to use glass bottle to create a unique lamp under instructions of tutor in Recycled Glass Bottle Lamp Workshop. The workshop not only promoted waste recycling, but also encouraged participants to live out green concepts in their daily life.
Participants learnt to use glass bottle to create a unique .....
Participants were excited to take photos with their finished products at Oasis of Y Loft after Melon Carving Workshop.
Participants were excited to take photos with their finished .....
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