[Paid content] Presented by The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong, the “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” Interactive Multimedia Exhibition revolves around the theme of creating a “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong”. It showcases the collaborative efforts of families, schools, and communities in the “Seven Service Foci for Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong”.
The exhibition aims to inspire the public to embrace their social responsibilities and join hands in building a “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” that nurtures the all-round development of children and youth. The exhibition will be open to the public for free from 18 to 20 August 2023, on the 1st and 2nd floors of Central Market.
Under the banner of “Unleashing a Radiant Future, Where Innocence Takes Flight,” this exhibition artfully weaves the concept of “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” into its multimedia and artistic elements. Showcasing imaginative artworks, interactive experiences, and captivating video presentations, the event introduces key services offered by BGCA.
It invites visitors to embark on a journey into the boundless potential of child friendly development in Hong Kong, seen through the eyes of children and youth. The exhibition promises an enriching experience, where guests can admire imaginative creations by young talents and illustrators, while parents delight in various parent-child interactive activities, creating cherished memories together!
On the grand opening day of the exhibition, we will have the distinguished presence of Ms. Kay Tse and Mr. Jason Chan as the honourable guests to inaugurate the event.
‘Seven Service Foci for Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong’ Showcasing Collaborative Efforts of Families, Schools, and Communities
The exhibition introduces various services provided by BGCA and the intervention approaches employed. It demonstrates how collaboration among families, schools, and communities can create a supportive environment that offers equal opportunities for the next generation to unleash their potential.
- Zone 1: Child-centred Early Intervention
- Zone 2: Career and Life Development
- Zone 3: Digital Literacy and Creativity Enhancement
- Zone 4: Family Support and Enrichment
- Zone 5: Mental Health and Social Capital
- Zone 6: Social Innovation and Participation
- Zone 7: Sports and Health
Web3.0 Digital Art Exhibition
BGCA cordially invites 4 local illustrators, Din Dong, TonyElectronic, Oh…little sweet, and Zion, to collaborate with 10 children and teenagers in creating large-scale digital art using Web3.0 technology. These digital art pieces will be showcased during the exhibition and will serve as commemorative items for charitable donations in the future.
‘Innocence Express’ Stamp Collection Expedition
The exhibition introduces the “Innocence Express” Stamp Collection Expedition to enhance interactivity and engage visitors, all while heightening public awareness of fostering a child and youth friendly environment.
Specially designated stamp stations are set up throughout Central Market for exploration. Participants can complete their exhibition stamp card by gathering 4 mission stamps and showing support by liking or following BGCA’s Facebook or Instagram page, unlocking the opportunity to receive a delightful free gift. Please note that the quantity of gifts is limited and available while supplies last.
‘Blessings in the Name’ – Parent-child Deco DIY
In this heartwarming activity, parents and children join forces to create a three-dimensional hut, unleashing their creativity while designing their dream “home.” Throughout the crafting process, parents can lovingly share the stories behind their names, allowing children to grasp the profound love and heartfelt blessings carried by their names, passed down from their parents and elders.
‘Through the Kids’ Eyes’ Experiential Activities
In partnership with Gamenoodlesoup, BGCA joins hands to promote “Empathy” and “Child’s Perspective” as the foundation. They inspire children, teenagers, and parents to express their creativity through the Minecraft platform, incorporating child friendly design elements. Together, they aim to redesign and elevate child friendly facilities and spaces in Central Market, cultivating a sense of community care and awareness among the younger generation.
‘Adventure of Finding the Magic Stone’ Parent-Child Reading Adventure
The exhibition features a giant picture book, “Adventure of Finding the Magic Stone,” standing over 1 metre tall, along with various interactive games. Parents and children can read the story together while indulging in the joy of play and the pleasure of reading.
Nite Cat Online ‘Minecraft Youth Ambassadors’ Experiential Activities
The exhibition showcases the designs of 7 young participants who have crafted youth centres on the Minecraft platform. Visitors can explore the ideal youth-exclusive spaces envisioned by these young minds, fostering understanding of the mental health needs of the youth, all through the power of listening and engaging on the Minecraft interactive platform.
We are H.E.R.E. Floral Therapy Workshop
Various art workshops, such as “Dried Flower Greeting Cards” and “Test Tube Dried Flowers” DIY activities, will be organised during the exhibition to create a comfortable and relaxing space for young people to recharge, allowing them to momentarily escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with themselves, and savour the moment. Limited slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Exercising Area and Sharing Session with Renowned Instructors
In addition to exciting parent-child foosball and immersive electronic bicycle experiences, fitness tests are also available during the exhibition, encouraging parents and children to participate in sports and relish the joy of bonding through active play. Furthermore, BGCA has invited former Hong Kong team representative and the winner of the 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Kwok Ho Ting, to share his sports insights with the public.
“BALANCO Family Jenga”
Our Exclusive BALANCO is a set of furniture perfect for the whole family. 6 BALANCO pieces can be stacked together, emphasising balance, mutual support, patience, and attentiveness during the process, while also promoting parent-child communication and interaction. In the exhibition area, visitors can freely participate in the balancing stone-stacking game, where parents and children can take on the challenge together and discover endless possibilities.
Founded in 1936, The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong (BGCA) is one of the longest serving local non-government organisations dedicated to the welfare of children and youth. Our mission to achieve a balanced and happy environment for the nurturing and growth of our young – physically, intellectually and emotionally – has never wavered in our focus of “Nurture the Young, Create the Future”.
In response to rapid changes of our social milieu in recent years, BGCA has established new services in the context of early childhood intervention offered to children at pre-school age, those with special educational needs and their families requiring enhanced parenting support.
BGCA currently delivers services in Hong Kong through over 173 service points and reaches over 240,000 people this year, including over 90,000 members, thus pursuing likewise our coverage of “BGCA All the Way”.
Early Bird Registration
The “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” Interactive Multimedia Exhibition is now open for early bird registration! From now until 18 August, you can register online and present the QR code from the confirmation email at the venue to receive a delightful free gift*. The quantity of gifts is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Event Website: https://childyouthfriendly.bgca.org.hk/
*Terms and conditions:
- Each person is limited to 1 gift redemption, available on a first-come, first-served basis.
- In case of any disputes, The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong reserves the right to make the final decision.
- The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong reserves the right to change, cancel, or supplement the above event or these terms and conditions at any time; and to change, cancel, end, or terminate the event at any time without further notice.
Details of “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” Interactive Multimedia Exhibition
|Date and Venue||18-20 August 2023 1/F & 2/F of Central Market|
See you at the “Child and Youth Friendly Hong Kong” Interactive Multimedia Exhibition at Central Market from 18 to 20 August!
Paid for by the The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong.
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