The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts 31st Graduation Ceremony
22 June 2017 ‖ Category : General
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) hosted its 31st Graduation Ceremony today with awards presented by Council Chairman Professor Stephen Chow Chun-kay SBS BBS JP. Mr Lau Siu-ming MH attended as Guest of Honour.
Academy Director Professor Adrian Walter AM congratulated fellow graduates at the ceremony. Professor Walter is confident that the graduates are capable of building their own career in the future, he highly recognised the hard work of all garduates and their passion in performing arts. He remarked “Be patient and keep exploring and embracing new opportunities in your journey into the performing arts.”
Mr Lau Siu-ming, Guest of Honour, reminded the young graduates as tomorrow’s performing artists, “do not give up your dreams, as you will succeed only if you persist.” He encouraged the graduates to stay abreast of the industry’s fast-changing environment and grasp up-to-date knowledge of their professions.
About The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) (www.hkapa.edu)
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, established by Government Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies. The study encompasses Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Its educational philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning.