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"10 Day Fest" Social Innovation Festival Opens at PolyU's Innovation Tower
Date:9/29/2013

ese original outfits on stage. Following the opening ceremony was a live performance titled "City Inside a Broken Sky". Led by artist Mr Kung Chi-shing, the show has further livened up the atmosphere on campus.

Evolving around the theme of "Making a change in 10 days", the first Social Innovation Festival is a 10-day programme filled with activities ranging from live band performances, documentary film shows to creative exhibitions, public lectures and workshops for a wide spectrum of audience and stakeholders. Through taking part in these exciting and enriching activities, participants are expected to bring potential change to their own community and make a difference in society, no matter how small it is.

Grouped under "Performances & Exhibitions", "Public Lectures" and "Workshops", major highlights of the "10 Day Fest" Social Innovation Festival include:

?Performances & Exhibitions?

Landmark Installations
27 September – 6 October, PolyU campus
Two large-scale bamboo installations, "The Wheel" designed by Dutch visual artist Antoon Versteegde and "Ladders" by award-winning architect William Lim have been put up on the campus with the help of local students to mark the opening of the Festival.

Changemakers Cinema
28-30 September and 4-5 October, 7 p.m. Jockey Club Innovation Tower A total of five documentary films about social innovation from around the world will be featured with two of them namely "Ping Pong" and "Solar Mama" as Asian and Hong Kong premiere.

Voices Concert
29 September, 3-6 p.m. PolyU campus
Local bands Rubberband, KOLOR, Sensi Lion, MastaMic, Juicyning and a group of talented local street performers will express social engagement through their original songs.

?Public Lectures?

Thinkers Lecture
28 September, 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
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