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J.C. DISI to drive positive change through "10-Day" Social Innovation Festival
Date:9/9/2013

(PRWEB) September 10, 2013

The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C. DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will launch its first signature event – "10-Day" Social Innovation Festival from 27 September to 6 October 2013 in the brand new Jockey Club Innovation Tower on the university 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" Social Innovation Festival include:

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Festival Opening
27 September, 3:30-7:30 p.m. PolyU campus
Young local fashion designers have come together in an effort to redefine fashion for the silver age. They have created 30 outfits that will be presented by silver age models during the Festival's opening ceremony. In addition, the live performance titled "City Inside a Broken Sky" led by artist Mr Kung Chi-shing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. will definitely liven up the atmosphere on campus.

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 will be put up on the campus with the help of local students to mark the opening of the Festival.

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