Ricky Hu Songwei from The Hong Kong Ballet wins
the Award for Young Artist (Dance)
at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2012
<Hong Kong – 13 May 2013> The Hong Kong Ballet is delighted to announce that Ricky Hu Songwei has won the Award for Young Artist (Dance) at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2012.
The Hong Kong Ballet wins
the 2013 Hong Kong Dance Awards
“Outstanding Ensemble Performance” with Castrati
<Hong Kong – 23 April 2013> The Hong Kong Ballet is delighted to announce that the Company has received the 2013 Hong Kong Dance Awards “Outstanding Ensemble Performance” with Castrati. The award has been won by the Company in recognition of its continuous excellence in bringing international standard of performance in the ballet world.
The Hong Kong Ballet announces new Chairman of the Board
<Hong Kong – 2 April 2013> The Hong Kong Ballet Board of Governors announces the election of Mrs Daisy Ho to become its new Chairman as of 1st April 2013. She succeeds Mr John J Ying, who has been Chairman since March 2007 and Vice Chairman from November 2004 to March 2007. Mr Ying will continue to serve The Hong Kong Ballet as Chairman Emeritus.
The Hong Kong Ballet promotes Wei Wei,
“an outstanding talent”
<Hong Kong – 16 March 2013> Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, has taken the exceptional decision today to promote an outstanding dancer mid-season.
Madeleine took audience members and Company dancers by surprise when she came on stage on 16th March evening at the end of a performance of The Sleeping Beauty to announce the promotion of Wei Wei from Soloist to Principal, with immediate effect. Wei Wei plays the evil fairy Carabosse in The Sleeping Beauty, which The Hong Kong Ballet is staging at Sha Tin Town Hall until 17th March 2013.
Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of
The Hong Kong Ballet,
attends gathering of 28 of the world’s top dance directors
DanceEast’s Rural Retreat in the UK
<Hong Kong – 9 January 2013> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event included discussions and presentations from leaders working in the fields of sports management, psychology and opera. Together, they provided an international perspective on the issues facing dance leaders today.
VIPs gather to celebrate
the World Première of an all-new version of
<Hong Kong – 18 December 2012> There was great excitement as VIPs gathered at a delightful cocktail reception on 14 December to celebrate the World Première of The Nutcracker. Attending the cocktail reception were Honorary Patron Mrs Regina Leung; Chairman of The Hong Kong Ballet Board of Governors Mr John J. Ying; Vice-Chairman of The Hong Kong Ballet Board of Governors Mrs Daisy Ho; The Hong Kong Ballet Board Governors Mrs Linda Fung King, Mrs Deirdre Fu-Tcheng, and Mrs Mira Yeh, as well as the Consuls General of Spain and the United States and many other distinguished guests.