[Sponsored Event] MaD Festival 2019


MaD Festival is coming back in a new format! Exploring creative responses to the challenges of our time, this edition is an attempt to contribute to a progressive creative ecology at multiple levels. On 12 &13 Jan 2019, the Assembly will showcase the outcomes of the festival in Tai Kwun and bring together thousands of participants from Asia and beyond.


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Recommended Activities:

Open Studio

  • Fashion Clinic (12 Jan) – promote service over products, which creatively extends the lifespan of clothing.
  • Lin Heung House (12 Jan) – learn to make masala tea and enjoy the stories of inter-cultural encounters.


  • Plastic China (12 Jan) – Mainland China has now closed its door to overseas garbage — because of a documentary.


  • Lesson learnt in the Viva Blue House Revitalisation Project (13 Jan) – understand the first project of its kind on “retention of both the residents and the buildings”.
  • Neon light walking tour in Yau Tsim Mong (13 Jan) – appreciate the designs and craftsmanship of neon signs and understand how they play a role in defining the sense of place of a locality.
  • More Than Wood (13 Jan) – learn about life by working with hands.


MaD Festival 2019 Assembly Webpage


Event Details

Sponsored Session 2-day student pass on 12-13 Jan 2019 (Assembly of MaD Festival 2019)
Venue Tai Kwun (10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong), etc.
Eligibility Full-time UGC-funded undergraduates of HKBU


First come first served

Application Method Please fill in the following form:
Application Deadline 9:00am, 27 Dec 2018
Important Notes Please refer to Introduction of GE Off Campus.
*Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email.
*Participants are required to arrive at the meeting point on time by themselves.
Enquiry Aggie 3411 2864 / ge@hkbu.edu.hk