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HKICF2022 Online Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentation

Let’s catch the highlights of the opening now!



The opening ceremony & keynote presentation of the 5th edition of the Hong Kong Inter-School Choral Festival (HKICF) was successfully held on 22 January! The online event was attended by more than 250 music educators from Hong Kong and around the world as well as primary and secondary school students, teachers and parents, drawing more than 2,000 views.


The ceremony invited a number of guests to give the opening address, including: The Hon. Henry Tang (Chairman, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority), Ms Winsome Chow (Chief Executive, HK Arts Development Council) and The Hon. Kenneth Fok (Legislative Councillor, the Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication sectors). They are all heartened to see HKICF carrying on its mission of promoting choral music education in the face of the pandemic.


Hong Kong Inter-School Choir (a new initiative under HKICF) also pre-recorded its performance of the Festival’s 5th anniversary theme song and gave the world premiere of the song during the ceremony.


Besides, during the keynote presentation, renowned Japanese conductor and composer Prof. Ko Matsushita discussed and shared his musical journey and insights with Mr. Kelvin Lau (Artistic Director, HKICF) and Ms. Nancy Cheng (founder/conductor, Ko Chorus).


Let’s catch the highlights of the opening now!