Latin Fiesta@CUHK 2015

Date:
23 March 2015 - 1 April 2015

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Admission:
https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=691062

Enquiries:
isso@cuhk.edu.hk / 3943 1874

Event Details:

To feel the pulse of Latin America, now comes the chance that you don’t need to travel thousands of miles which takes you at least 18 hours to fly there. The Office of Student Affairs is hosting a Latin American festival this spring where you can experience the land of wonders on the doorstep. To explore the continent famous for football, historic and natural attractions, samba, tango, coffee, and many more things in one go, what can be better than joining us at the following series of activities?

Viva la fiesta!

For programme details, please “Like” our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/CUHKCulturalEncounters 

Opening Ceremony
Date: 25 March 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00-13:00
Venue: Cultural Square, Main Campus
Content: Dancing & music performances, booths with Latin American food, drinks and travel information.

Movie Nights
Brazilian Movie: Waste Land《荒原藝術》
Date: 24 March 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 18:30-21:30
Venue: Lee Shau Kee Building Lecture Theater 1 (LSK LT1)
Guest: Mr. Kevin Cheung 張瑋晉先生 (A product designer based in Hong Kong, experimenting with waste materials, reusing them to create new products and also collaborating with different NGOs to produce the products locally.)
Language: English

Chilean Movie: Soccer Stories - Historias De Futbol《足球夢》
Date: 27 March 2015 (Friday)
Time: 16:30-19:00
Venue: Yasumoto International Academic Park Lecture Theater 9 (YIA LT9)
Guest: Mr. Cheng Siu Chung 鄭兆聰先生 (Former football player who moved to Costa Rica when he was 8; currently a football commentator at Now TV.)
Language: Spanish (with English subtitles)

Argentine Movie: Secrets in Their Eyes《謎樣的雙眼》
Date: 30 March 2015 (Monday)
Time: 18:30-21:30
Venue: Lady Shaw Building Lecture Theater 4 (LSB LT4)
Guest: Mr. Ken Tsang 曾健超先生 (A Civic Party member and spent 11 months traveling in South America and almost three months hitch hiking at Patagonia)
Language: Spanish (with English subtitles)

Cultural Talks & Workshop

Wine Tasting Workshop (Limited quota! First come, first served)
Date: 23 March 2015 (Monday)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Wine Lab, L/5, Cheng Yu Tung Building
Fee: $40
Registration: Please submit the application form (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/osa/iss/images/2014-15WineTastingR.pdf) together with fee to Incoming Students Section of Office of Student Affairs (1/F, Benjamin Franklin Centre) by 17 March 2015.

Cultural Talk - The stories of moving (or not moving) in Latin America
Date: 25 March 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Lee Shau Kee Building Lecture Theater 1 (LSK LT1)
Speaker: Mr. Fred Lam 林輝先生 (Former Chief Campaigner of Roundtable Community; Columnist; Registered social worker; Author of a book titled “旅行在希望與苦難之間”)
Language: English

Cultural Talk - Fair Trade, Fair Life in Latin America
Date: 26 March 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 16:30-18:00
Venue: Mong Man Wai Building Lecture Theater 2 (MMW LT2)
Speaker: Mr. Anthony Chiu趙善榮先生 (Director of Hong Kong Fair Trade Power, a social enterprise established in 2005, with a mission to advocate fair trade in Hong Kong and the Greater China region.)
Language: Cantonese (with English interpretation)

Cultural Talk - Volunteer for Wildlife@Latin America 動物義工勇闖拉丁美洲
Date: 31 March 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Lee Shau Kee Building Lecture Theater 1 (LSK LT1)
Speaker: Ms. Riki Ueda 上田莉棋小姐 (A travel journalist; columnist of U Magazine, Apple Daily; Author of a book titled “辭職旅行的意義”)
Language: Cantonese (with English interpretation)

Cultural Talk - To Rove All Over Latin America 浪跡天涯.拉丁美洲
Date: 1 April 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 16:30-17:45
Venue: Yasumoto International Academic Park Lecture Theater 7 (YIA LT7)
Speaker: Mr. James Hong 項明生先生 (Awarded "Golden Book Award" by HKTPA, "Best 10 Book, Author" by HK Professional Teachers Union and "Favorite Travel Guru" by U Magazine Travel Awards; 2014 Ambassador of International Travel Expo HK)
Language: Cantonese (with English interpretation)

To join the Opening Ceremony, Movie Nights and Cultural Talks, please register online https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=691062  by 18 March 2015

Supporting organizations:
Consulate-General of Argentina
Consulate-General of Chile
Consulate-General of Mexico
Consulate-General of Peru
Spanish Speaking Women's Association of Hong Kong
Wine Society of CUHK



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