The Home Affairs Bureau today (July 3) announced the results of applications for the ninth-round funding exercise of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme. A total of 13 successful applications for Project Grants will be funded to a total amount of around $38.47 million.
A total of 69 applications were received for the ninth-round funding exercise. The successful applications are of a high standard and feature a diverse representation across genres covering music, dance, theatre, visual arts, arts education/appreciation/promotion, community arts and multi-disciplinary arts.
The successful applicants (in alphabetical order) are as follows:
|Name of Organisation||Title of Proposal|
|Artists Cooperation Limited||Sustainability art hub|
|Drip Music Limited||Ensemble Transience – Composition and Improvisations vol.2|
|H.D. X International Festival Limited||Hong Kong Dance Exchange|
|Ho Bit Goon Limited||As Flowerâ€§As Waterâ€§As Mother – An Art-in-Action Research and Practice Project focusing on Mothers of Hong Kong living in the 21st Century
|Hong Kong Association of Theatre Technicians and Scenographers Company Limited
||HKATTS Technical Arts Festival 2021 – Ambiguity & Juxtaposition|
|Hong Kong Harmonica Association Limited
||The 1st Hong Kong International Chromatic Harmonica Competition 2022|
|On & On Theatre Workshop Company Limited||Approaching the REAL: Theatre Exploration Project|
|Pants Theatre Production Limited||Theatricality of Society: 3rd Documentary Theatre Festival
|SingFest Limited||Choral Black Box|
|St. James' Settlement||Our Stories +1 +1|
|The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage Limited||The Village School Anthem Project|
|Theatre Space Foundation Limited||The House of Detectives – Hong Kong Remakes|
|Wong Fai Puppet Shadow Company Limited||Chinese Puppet Legacy Project|
Note: The award of grants is subject to the successful applicants' signing of funding agreements with the Government.
Introduced in 2011, the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Home Affairs Bureau is administered on the advice of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development. Members of the Committee take part in the assessment of applications together with the Expert Advisers. The funding scheme aims to provide funding support for innovative and impactful proposals that contribute to the objectives of capacity development, programme/content development, audience building and arts education. It also seeks to provide an avenue of support for large scale and cross-year arts and cultural initiatives/activities so as to enhance capacity development for promising arts groups and arts practitioners as well as to encourage the community and the private sector to support and sponsor the arts.
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