(“Heidi Flying with the Dream” Western Folk Dance Musical Show – March 27, 2016)
In order to promote cultural harmony and traditional performing arts, Hong Kong Community Network organized the “Heidi Flying with the Dream” Western Folk Dance Musical Show at Kwai Tsing Theatre on March 27, 2016.
Mr Stephen SUI Wai-keung, JP, the Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, HKCN’s President Prof. Joe Leung, MH, JP, Chairlady Ms. Yue Mui Ying, Director of Service Mr. Fan Kwok Fai, Executive Committee Member Mr. Fu Tsun Hung, Dr. Albert WONG, MH, Miss Au Yeung Fung Ying, and Ms Chu Jing, Esther from the Hong Kong (Asia) Youth Association Limited were our honorable guests. About 900 low-income families and ethnic minorities were served to enjoy the show for free, in order to provide a platform for citizens to appreciate performing arts and to promote cultural harmony.
Innovative Musical Show Carrying Positive Messsage for the Society
“Heidi Flying with the Dream” Western Folk Dance Musical Show is the first musical show in Hong Kong using Folk Dance as the theme. The story of the musical is based on the famous childhood story “Heidi, Girl of the Alps” – Heidi, a brave and cheerful girl overcame difficulties and struggles with courage and persistence. Nearly 100 dancers came from 8 schools and community units performed on stage and delivered the message of positive thinking.
Promote Art & Culture, Foster Cultural Harmony
With the theme of Folk Dance, the performance included dance from different cultural backgrounds. In addition, having some ethnic minorities as musical dancers also helped with the promotion of cultural inclusion and racial harmony.