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Madame Tussauds Hong Kong Features its First Bollywood Star in Asia: Amitabh Bachchan

On loan for the next four months from Madame Tussauds London, Amitabh Bachchan will take his place at the “World Famous Home of the Famous” at The Peak alongside other movie stars such as Jackie Chan, Johnny Depp, and Angelina Jolie.

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International sculptors in Hong Kong for symposium

Fourteen renowned sculptors from overseas, the Mainland and Hong Kong have taken part in a large-scale sculptural demonstration at the West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade. The 11-day demonstration, which attracted a number of students and the public over the weekend, will continue until Sunday (March 22).

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Hong Kong Disneyland Launches First-Ever Star Guest Program

Hong Kong Disneyland, a world renowned creator of lasting memories and one of the happiest places on earth, will soon have Guests asking themselves the question – Who’s My VIP?, as the Resort launches the Star Guest Program.

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World Wetlands Day 2009 celebration ceremony

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) held the World Wetlands Day 2009 celebration ceremony on February 1 to celebrate the success of the five-month educational and promotional programme entitled "Wetland Kaleidoscope", and to commend the work of the volunteers.

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President Barack Obama Takes Office at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Amidst the fanfare of patriotic American citizens, and under the patronage of special guests Dr Richard Vuylsteke, President, American Chamber of Commerce and Dr Dekai Wu, Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong unveiled President Barack Obama’s wax figure, the newest permanent addition to the “world famous home of the famous”.

“Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is excited to be paying tribute to one of the most significant global events of the 21st century and it is a tremendous honour to welcome President BarackObama to our hallowed halls,” said Mr Bret Pidgeon, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong and Shanghai. “The unveiling today is part of a global celebration across eight Madame Tussauds attractions and we are thrilled that guests around the world will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the President Barack Obama experience.”

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Reopening of outdoor section of Hong Kong Wetland Park

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) will reopen the outdoor section of the Hong Kong Wetland Park to the public from December 31 after no new cases of birds infected with H5 virus for the past 21 days within a three-kilometre radius of the park.

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Rare classic films to showcase Polish cinema of the 60s

When French new wave cinema was about to blossom in the 1960s, cinema in Poland, which was liberated from the Nazis and Stalin's ruling, had to start from scratch. Film masters Andrzej Wajda, Roman Polanski and other leading directors formed the Polish school, focusing on the once taboo subject matters, uncovering the buried tragic history, exposing reality of life and people's dreams in search of freedom.

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Heritage Museum introduces the intangible cultural heritage of China

Members of the public will have the opportunity to appreciate the forms and expressions of the intangible cultural heritage of China through an exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum from December 21 until February 16, 2009.

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Exhibition on revolutionary history of France opens

Throughout the history of mankind, revolution is not an uncommon event. The term "geming" (literally meaning revolution) was used in the Chinese classics, the Book of Changes, to represent the change of dynasties as mandated by Heaven. Nowadays, the term refers to progressive historic changes, which originated from the Enlightenment and the French Revolution.

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