26 May 2015

Avant-garde Invisible Graffiti at Stanley Plaza Market to Support Next Generation of Local Artists

The Link’s Stanley Plaza will kick off this summer with an aqua- fantasy themed experience during the Dragon Boat Festival. For the first time in Hong Kong, the wildly popular water-based graffiti from the USA will delight Plaza visitors. Jointly presented by Stanley Plaza and local graffiti guru, Uncle Tsang, five creative yet invisible artworks will be hidden around the Plaza. To participate, visitors need only arm themselves with water guns and arrive at the venue, where they can explore the Plaza to discover the hidden artworks by splashing water. During specified times, the aqua-powered “marshall” will launch a water “splash-in” for adults and children for the best of summer fun.

During the festival weekend, The Link and the Hong Kong Markets Organisation will jointly hold the Stanley Plaza Seaside Market. At this open-air market, a range of local young vendors and Stanley Plaza tenants will showcase special cuisines and creative crafts; together with live music, handicraft workshops and more.

With nearly 50 market stalls, visitors of all ages will enjoy this special seaside shopping experience. Vendors include:
Name
Characteristics
Dogaroo
Seaside Market welcomes doggies! You can buy cakes, yoghurt or sherbet here for your beloved doggies.
JK Collection
A young designer brand offering stylish hand-made leather accessories, with an emphasis on attention to detail in the handwork.
Mak’s Beer
Hong Kong's only local, all-grain brewed, handmade craft beer. Tastes delicately of malt and tangerine.
Nice Pops
Provides original, homemade ice pops with an unforgettably unique taste. A cooling experience for the summer.
Taboocha
Organic health tea which uses fresh fruit and healthy ingredients. Locally manufactured. An outstanding choice for a summer beauty detox.
The Layers
A young designer brand consistently recommended by local stars and fashion publications. Unique, layered designs for a multidimensional visual effect.
 
Fête de la Musique and Gift Redemptions
To add to the weekend fun, on Sunday the 21st , the Music Day in Stanley Plaza will be held. Inspired by the Fête de la Musique and originally launched by The French Ministry of Culture in 1982, this fête offers visitors a delightful programme of popular music to enjoy throughout the day.

Shoppers who spend HK$300 at Stanley Plaza can participate in a complimentary handicraft creation workshop and create special accessories to keep as timeless souvenirs. Shoppers who spend up to HK$500 can redeem a travel plug converter. (Spending at Seaside Market are excluded. Souvenirs available while stocks last on a first-come first-served basis.)

Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships Mixed Cup Sponsorship
The Link once again in the spirit of its support of the Stanley community, is sponsoring the Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships Mixed Cup for the fourth consecutive year. Held on the day of the Dragon Boat Festival (20 June), we invite you all to enjoy the competition and cheer on the teams!

In announcing this weekend of family fun and activities, B.C. Lo, Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations at The Link said, “The Link is devoted to participating in community activities as well as promoting the next generation of local artists and young entrepreneurs. In addition to sponsoring the Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships Mixed Cup again this year, we are delighted to host Stanley Plaza Seaside Market and provide a series of unique and fun events at the Plaza to delight our visitors and the community alike.”

Terms and Conditions apply to all of the aforementioned activities. The programme is subject to change without prior notice.

For more details, please visit The Link’s Customer Website: www.thelink.com.hk
 
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