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Mainland Exchange Programme for Students “Passing on the Torch” Mainland Exchange Programme Series for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR – An Exploration into the Arts and Culture in Beijing

Date : 9 June 2017

Details

The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme entitled “Passing on the Torch” Mainland Exchange Programme Series for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR – An Exploration into the Arts and Culture in Beijing (the Programme) with the aim of enhancing students’ understanding of Beijing’s development in visual art and dance, and its aristic and cultural characteristics.  Students can also explore the school life of students specialising in arts so that they can reflect on the opportunities and challenges brought up by our country’s development.

 

This programme consists of two parallel study tours in Beijing, scheduled for 22 to 25 July 2017:

Tour A:   focuses on visual arts (offering 80 student and 8 teacher exchange quota)

Tour B:   focuses on dance (offering 40 student and 4 teacher exchange quota)

Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 (Chinese version only).

 

Each school can nominate at mosttwo groups of participants (each group consists of 10 Secondary 3 to 5 students and 1 teacher) for the Programme.  Schools can encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join the Programme, and all participation is on a voluntary basis.  Priority will be given to schools nominating more students who are members of the arts or dance club, taking visual arts or physical education of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Educaiton Examination and teachers of visual arts or physical education/dance.  Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form (Annex 4, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 23 June 2017 (Friday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.

 

Enquiry

For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section at 2892 5730 or 2892 6416.  For more information of Mainland exchange programmes for students, please visit the “Passing on the Torch National Education Platform” website (http://www.passontorch.org.hk).

 

For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 113/2017 [download]