HKIA proudly presents "Airport Proms" to passengers from all over the world from 9 to 14 July 2015. Veteran local musicians and music groups performed a variety of performances of classical, jazz, modern orchestral music and more.
Celebrating the 17th anniversary of HKIA, the "Hong Kong Classic: Art, Culture and Music" is on display from July to welcome passengers from all over the world. An opening ceremony for the event was held on 6 July, featuring live performances of artists including Dr Dominic Lam Man-kit, composer Michael Lai, conductor Choi Sown-le, instrumentalist Sunny Yeung and the Hong Kong Symphonia.
"Talents from the Airport 2015" was held on 29 May 2015 for airport staff to showcase their talents and team spirit. Staff from 8 airport business partners took part in the competition and Chan Cheuk Yiu from Customs & Excise Department clinched the Gold Award of the competition.
Between April and May 2015, the Airport Authority organised the "HKIA In Focus" Photo Competition and received over 3,800 entries in the first round of the competition. On the final competition day, some 30 finalists visited the airport restricted area for photo shooting, capturing the unique landscape of HKIA through their lens.
"Above the Clouds" was designed and built by volunteers from Airport Authority Hong Kong for the Canstruction Hong Kong 2015 event. It replicates the details of the head and shoulders of the Big Buddha, as if the statue is emerging from a layer of cloud often seen around the hills of Lantau. The Canstruction was built of over 10,000 cans and is 2.4m high with a weight of over 1,600 kg, and the building process spanned approximately 12 hours. It received both the Jurors' Favorite and the Best Design awards in the event.
HKIA celebrated 2015 Easter holidays with the "Easter Bunnies Around the World" dance, which featured bunnies dressed in various costumes.
HKIA arranged a wide array of activities to celebrate the Year of the Goat with passengers from around the world.
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Hong Kong International Airport, around 300 Airport Authority staff and airport community members took part in an exuberant flash mob dance performance at the terminal on 6 July 2013.
To promote a healthy lifestyle, the Airport Authority (AA) supported the "2012 Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Feet of Fire 10km Run" as its title sponsor for the third year. Held on 16 December 2012, the annual signature race saw around 1,000 athletes put their stamina to the test. The AA emerged victorious as the champion and first runner-up in both the men and women groups of the Airport Staff Cup.
HKIA is committed to the "3R" environmental principle – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – which is applied in both our operations and development. During the World’s Greenest Airport pledging ceremony, artist Hoi Chiu used sand art performance to highlight HKIA's various green efforts based on this "3R" principle.
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