Celebrating 35 Years
The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball,
with Buccellati as Luxury Sponsor

<Hong Kong – 18th October 2014> The Hong Kong Ballet Ball, one of the longest running fundraising events in the city, was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong on Friday 17th October 2014. The much anticipated event was made possible by Buccellati who graciously contributed to the event as Luxury Sponsor.

Mrs Daisy Ho, Chairman of the Hong Kong Ballet commented on the importance of this night, “The funds raised at The Hong Kong Ballet Ball are a major contributor to the Company’s annual revenue. The proceeds generated by the Ball allow the Company to continue to develop creatively and artistically; to provide care for our dancers and to commission world-class choreographers to create tailor-made ballets that contribute to the Company’s unique character, as well as expanding the Company’s education and outreach programmes.”

Co-Chairman of The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball Gala Committee, Mrs Mira Yeh stated: “I am honoured and grateful to Buccellati who generously contributed to the event as The Hong Kong Ballet Ball’s Luxury Sponsor. What a fitting partnership it was – Buccellati, renowned for its refined and timeless pieces, together with The Hong Kong Ballet who are also dedicated to creating innovative, high quality, timeless works of art.”

Ms Maya Lin, also Co-Chairman of The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball Gala Committee,expressed her gratitude for the support of other partners, “I especially want to thank our Champagne Partner Perrier-Jouët, who provided such fine champagne and prizes. Also our Media Partner HK Tatler who, as always, provided great media support to The Hong Kong Ballet.”

Over 300 prominent society figures and celebrities attended a night of fine dining and fabulous entertainment. Among them were the Guest of Honour Mrs Regina Leung, Honorary Patron of The Hong Kong Ballet, Mrs Daisy Ho, Chairman of the Hong Kong Ballet; Mrs Mira Yeh and Ms Maya Lin, Co-Chairman of The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball Gala Committee; The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball Gala Committee: Ms Vena Cheng, Ms Sarah Ann Fung, Mrs Alicia Ku, Ms Veronica, Lam; The Hong Kong Ballet Board of Governors: Mrs Janice Chan-Choy, Mrs Christina Gaw Donohugh and Mrs Daphne King Yao; Co-chairmen of The Hong Kong Ballet Guild: Mrs Leigh Tung Chou, Mrs Anne Wang Liu, and Mrs Sharie Ross Tse; The Hong Kong Ballet Guild Members: Mrs Vanessa Wong Choi and Mrs Deirdre Fu-Tcheng; and many other celebrities including: Ms Pansy Ho, Mrs Jennifer Tose, Mrs Lisa Ma, Ms Catherine Kwai, Dr Andrew Yuen, Mrs Ming Ho Tang, Ms Yvette Yung, Mrs Olivia Davis, Mrs Sabrina Lam, Mr & Mrs Brandon Chau, Mr & Mrs Albert Wong, Mr & Mrs James and Jane Louey, Ms Bonnae Gokson, Mr David Au, Ms Amanda Louey, Mrs Louisa Cheng, Mr & Mrs Alan and Michelle Chan.

Guests at this year’s Ball enjoyed a sneak preview of the Company’s mixed bill production: A Celebration of Dance – The Hong Kong Ballet at 35. Guests enjoyed a showcase of the legendary classic Swan Lake Act III, and Castrati, a powerful piece. The full length mixed bill will also include Serenade and will be staged from 24th-26th October.

As well as enjoying this advance performance, there were opportunities throughout the event for guests to bid on an attractive selection of auction items. Live auction items included a Buccellati gold cuff from their Dream bracelet collection; The Art of Vintage Collection from Champagne Partner Perrier Jouët; A Telluride ski week for two and “Name a Cocktail” – a fun and rare opportunity for the winner to name a cocktail after a loved one. Silent auction items included three stunning items from Buccellati’s esteemed silverware collection and a series of Handmade ‘Miniature Tutu’ by the Hong Kong Ballet Wardrobe.

The 2014 Hong Kong Ballet Ball Gala Committee
Ms Maya Lin
Mrs Mira Yeh

Committee Members
Ms Vena Cheng
Mrs Colleen Fung
Ms Sarah Ann Fung
Mrs Alicia Ku
Ms Veronica Lam

Guest of Honour
Mrs Regina Leung

Sponsors & Partners
Luxury Sponsor: Buccellati
Champagne Partner: Perrier-Jouët
Media Partner: Hong Kong Tatler

About Hong Kong Ballet

One of the premier classical ballet companies in Asia, The Hong Kong Ballet is becoming internationally recognised as a world-class institution that represents Hong Kong’s unique character. November 2013 marked the 35th anniversary of The Hong Kong Ballet, a Company that has evolved into a vibrant performing arts organisation with accomplished dancers, a strong repertoire, and stunning, technically challenging productions, led by its Artistic Director Madeleine Onne.

About Buccellati
Buccellati has an unrelenting desire to create something of rare beauty that has earned the brand a distinct, unequivocal style, setting it apart from its competitors. Founded in 1919 by Mario Buccellati, the high jewellery namesake has become synonymous with textural jewellery and exemplary silverware, which are crafted with techniques borrowed from five centuries of Italian art. Today, Buccellati’s third generation is at the helm of the family business, with Andrea Buccellati as Creative Director and President of the Group.

For further information, please contact
The Hong Kong Ballet
Tiphanie Chan
(T: 2105 9716 / M: 9197 1223)


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Ms Veronica Lam, Ms Vena Cheng,Mrs Mira Yeh, Mrs Daisy Ho,Ms Maya Lin, Ms Sarah Ann Fungand Mrs Alicia Ku
Mrs Jennifer Tose, Mrs Lisa Ma,Ms Maya Lin, Mrs Mira Yeh,Mrs Regina Leung, Mrs Daisy Hoand Ms Pansy Ho
Mrs Mira Yeh, Mrs Daisy Hoand Ms Maya Lin
Ms Maya LinMs Veronica LamMs Maya Linand Ms Jacqueline PC Leung
Ms Maya Lin
Mrs Daisy Ho
Ms Maya Lin and Ms Jacqueline PC Leung
Mrs Daisy HoMs Bonnae Gokson and Mr David AuMr & Mrs Stanley and Leigh Tung Chou
Mrs Daisy Ho
Ms Bonnae Goksonand Mr David Au
Mr & MrsStanley and Leigh Tung Chou
Ms Amanda LoueyMr & Mrs James and Jane LoueyMrs Louisa Cheng
Ms Amanda Louey
Mr & Mrs James and Jane Louey
Mrs Louisa Cheng
Mrs Ming Ho TangMrs Jennifer ToseMs Pansy Ho
Mrs Ming Ho Tang
Mrs Jennifer Tose
Ms Pansy Ho
Mrs Deirdre Fu-TchengMr & Mrs Alan and Michelle ChanMr & Mrs Kelvin and Sabrina Lam
Mrs Deirdre Fu-Tcheng
Mr & Mrs Alan and Michelle Chan
Mr & Mrs Kelvin and Sabrina Lam
Mrs Daisy HoSwan Lake Act III
Ms Veronica Lam
Mrs Daisy Ho, Mrs Regina Leung,Mrs Mira Yeh and Ms Maya Lin
Swan Lake Act III
CastratiBallet x Hip Hop Special Performance
Ballet x Hip Hop Special Performance
Mrs Daisy Ho, Mrs Regina Leung,Mr Andrea Buccellati, Mrs Mira Yehand Ms Maya Lin
Mr & MrsAndrea and Maria Buccellati
Mr & MrsAndrea and Maria Buccellati