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Special Programmes (January – March)

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Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. A separate ticket is required for entry to fee-charging special exhibitions (if applicable). For the special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260. Programmes are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.

Programme details

"Be a Little Porcelain Painter" Family Workshop
Special Programme for Exhibitions "Claylaboration—Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition" and
"Golden Splendours: 20th-Century Painted Porcelain of Hong Kong"
Special Programme for the Chinese New Year

A plain white porcelain item becomes a beautiful coloured porcelain item after an artist has meticulously and ingeniously painted gorgeous decorative patterns on it. In this workshop, children, as "little porcelain painters", will learn about the decorative and propitious patterns of gangcai and the painted porcelain production method and techniques. They will create a set of painted porcelain coasters filled with New Year's greetings and creative New Year pictures.

Date & Time 1st Session: 12 January 2019 (Saturday) 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
2nd Session: 19 January 2019 (Saturday) 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
3rd Session: 27 January 2019 (Sunday) 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue Education Studio, G/F
Instructor Mrs Betty Ho (Porcelain Painting Teacher)
Target Children aged 7 - 12
Fee HK$57.5 per child (Fee will not be collected during the enrolment period)
Enrolment 20 children for each session (An accompanying parent is required, free for accompanying parent). Please enroll in one of the three sessions. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form). Enrolment for the 1st Session ends at 5 pm on 4 January 2019. Enrolment for the 2nd and 3rd Session ends at 5 pm on 11 January 2019. In case of over-application, open lot drawing will be conducted. Successful applicants will be notified by phone.
Open Lot Drawing 1st Session: 10 am on 7 January 2019, Education Studio, G/F
2nd and 3rd Session: 10 am on 14 January 2019, Education Studio, G/F
Remarks After the workshop, the porcelains will be fired by the instructor. As the ceramic firing process takes time, the participants can collect their finished works about two weeks after the workshop.
 

We Are Good Neighbours' Party
Special Programme for Exhibition "90 Years of Public Service Broadcasting in Hong Kong"

Members of TV programme "We Are Good Neighbours", including Harry, mascot Eor, hand puppet Sesame and Short-short Sighted, invite you to a party at the Function Place. They will sing songs and play games with neighbours of all ages, and stage a fantastic magic show!

Date 13 January 2019 (Sunday)
Time 1st Session: 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
2nd Session: 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Venue Function Place, 1/F
Enrolment Limited seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Interested parties are welcome to register online at harry@rthk.hk. Please provide each participant's name and contact number, the number of attendees (maximum four per registration), and the selected session. Successful applicants will be notified separately of the programme details.
 

"DIY Animation" Workshop
Special Programme for Exhibition "90 Years of Public Service Broadcasting in Hong Kong"

King Bacterium, a classic character in RTHK's educational TV programmes, was created by Object Animation, a technique seldom used nowadays. You can make your own simple animation using a piece of play dough and a mobile phone with a video shooting function. In this workshop, experienced animation designers will explain the theory of animation and shooting techniques, and guide participants to design their own animations, mould characters using modelling clay, create a scene, and then shoot still-motion animation photos in sequence. All the participants will create their own animated stories and can take home their DIY characters.

Date 26 January 2019 (Saturday)
Time 1st Session: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2nd Session: 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Venue Education Studio, G/F
Instructors Mr Wong Yuk-sing and Mr Chan Yue-wan (Experienced RTHK Animation Designers)
Enrolment A maximum of 10 pairs of children and parents (each pair consists of one parent/guardian and one child aged from 9 to 12). To register, please call 2180 8260. Enrolment ends on 15 January 2019. In case of over-application, open lot drawing will be conducted. Successful applicants will be notified by phone.
Open Lot Drawing 11am on 17 January 2019, Education Studio, G/F
Remarks Before attending the workshop, participants are required to bring their own smartphones or tablets with the suitable apps installed to facilitate the shooting of the still-motion animation photo in off-line mode during the activity.