The thematic exhibition area is for staging thematic exhibitions on core civic values and national education. Topics of exhibitions will be changed every four to six months. The permanent interactive exhibition area showcases interactive exhibits to promote positive core civic values, personal values and national knowledge.
This year marks the 120th anniversary of the First Sino-Japanese War and precedes the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression. Chinese people have confronted difficulties over the past 100 years in search of the road to revival, resulting in impressive lessons and inspiration. It is important for all Chinese people, and especially the younger generation, to have an in-depth understanding of history.
The Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, the Home Affairs Bureau, the Hong Kong Organizing Committee for the Activities Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the War of Resistance against Japan and the Hong Kong Culture Association have jointly organised this exhibition to enhance visitors' understanding of Chinese history from the First Sino-Japanese War to the victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression through a series of panels, photos, valuable exhibits and videos.
Exhibition Period: 1 September 2014 to 31 December 2014
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is committed to promoting diversity and equality, fostering an inclusive society in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. This exhibition will introduce EOC and the relevant discrimination ordinances.
Exhibition Period: 4 June 2014 to August 2014
Cherishing our precious water resources is the responsibility of every citizen. Through interactive games and exhibits, this exhibition promotes the water saving habits, introduces various water conservation measures and encourages the use of Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme products. It aims at strengthening the public awareness and knowledge of water conservation.
Exhibition Period: 1 April 2014 to 31 May 2014
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Launched in September 2011, the Programme invited students in architecture / interior design faculties of local universities / higher education institutions to contribute creative design ideas for enhancing the Hong Kong Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre (the Centre) as an anti-drug education and resources centre for youths and the public. Suitable winning design concepts may be used for updating the Centre. The Programme also enhanced participating students’ understanding of the harms of drug abuse through organisation of anti-drug workshops.
The Assessment Panel selected five distinguished designs and two shortlisted designs from 31 entries after two rounds of assessment in 2012. Members of the Assessment Panel comprised Ms Shirley Marie Theresa Loo, M.H., J.P. (former member of Action Committee Against Narcotics), Mr Teddy Tang, M.H., J.P. (member of Action Committee Against Narcotics Sub-committee on Preventive Education and Publicity), Mr Kent Lam (member of Action Committee Against Narcotics Sub-committee on Treatment and Rehabilitation ), Mr Vico Lau (representative of Architectural Services Department), Ms Briena Kam (representative of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects) and Mr Kinney Chan (representative of the Hong Kong Interior Design Association).
Exhibition Period: 4 November 2013 to 18 November 2013
The Home Affairs Bureau and its Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education co-organize the Basic Law Comic / Motion Comic Design Contest in 2012-13. Contents of the entries should focus on Chapter I- General Principles, Chapter V – Economy and/or Chapter VII – External Affairs of the Basic Law. There are 3 divisions, namely, Primary School Division, Secondary School Division and Post-Secondary-cum-Open Division. The Primary School and Secondary School Divisions must enter the Comic Design Contest, while the Post-Secondary-cum-Open Division must enter the Motion Comic Design Contest. The response to the contest was encouraging with the entries at a high standard. The roving exhibition showcases the winning entries of the contest.
Exhibition period : From 8 September to 20 November 2013
The 4th Hong Kong Corporate Citizenship Program is co-organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education (CPCE), and sponsored by Bank of China (HK). It aims to encourage corporate to integrate the citizenship ideas into its business model and operation by organizing a series of activities to raise the awareness of corporate citizenship and to encourage corporate to fulfill its social responsibilities.
The exhibition features the Program main activities and experience sharing of Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award past winners. For more details, please visit the Program website: http://www.hkcorporatecitizenship.com/
Exhibition period : 23 August 2013 to 21 October 2013
The Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education organizes the "Respect and Inclusiveness" Campaign to encourage people to think from others' points of view and listen to different opinions, thus fostering social harmony. The exhibition showcases the Campaign details and tidbits of the Kick-off Ceremony. For more details, please visit the Campaign website:
The organizer has specially produced 4 videos in a vivid style depicting different scenarios of our daily life to encourage youngsters to accept different opinions and understand others’needs. The videos were already shown in the Gallery of the Civic Education Resource Centre in March this year. You may also watch the videos on-line :
Exhibition period : 16 April 2013 to 31 July 2013
Home Affairs Bureau and its Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education organized Video Production cum Slogan Design Competition in 2012 to promote civic values of "Respect", "Responsibility" and "Love" to the general public. The exhibition features details of the contest, activity highlights and winning entries of each division.
Exhibition period : 1 February 2013 to 5 April 2013
The exhibition features the new trends and practices of Hong Kong’s way of life, social atmosphere and popular entertainment in the 1960s and 70s, and introduces to today's youngsters the varied facets of Hong Kong people’s daily lives in the past.
Exhibition Period : 2 November 2012 to 31 January 2013
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). With the full support of the Central People's Government (CPG) and the concerted efforts of the Hong Kong people, the "One Country, Two Systems" principle and the Basic Law have been successfully implemented. Hong Kong people are administering Hong Kong with a high degree of autonomy.
The display showcases the background of the Hong Kong’s re-unification with China and the developments and achievements of the HKSAR.
Exhibition period : 9 July 2012 to 31 October 2012
To tie-in with the showing of the national education television programmes namely "Cultural Heritage 2012", co-produced by the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and the Radio Television Hong Kong, on every Saturday at 8 pm from 31 March to 2 June 2012 on TVB Jade, related exhibition is being held. The exhibits include photos, videos, costume and articles for daily use of the minorities etc. The display showcases the culture, history and stories of the minorities living in mountainous and river areas in China. It aims to enhance the understanding of the visitors, in particular, the youngsters, on our Motherland. More details can be found at the link below:
Exhibition Period : 30 March 2012 to 3 June 2012
The massive earthquake that struck Sichuan on May 12, 2008 was felt in Hong Kong, both physically and emotionally. The Hong Kong community reacted quickly to the disaster, finding many ways to help relieve the suffering of victims and assisting communities to rebuild their lives. The Hong Kong SAR has committed about HK$10 billion to fund 191 projects in Sichuan. Visitors to this exhibition can learn more about the HKSAR-led projects to help earthquake-hit communities in Sichuan.
The exhibition is organized by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Exhibition Period : 8 December 2011 to 31 March 2012
This exhibition is organized by the Narcotics Division of Security Bureau. It aims to raise the public awareness of the drug abuse problem and enhance their understanding of the harmful effects of drugs so as to stay away from drugs. Contents of the exhibition include drug information, drug-related offenses and penalties, harmful effects of drug abuse, drug refusal skills, tips for parents for preventing drug abuse in children, preventive drug education and ways to seek help etc.
Exhibition Period : 1 December 2011 to 31 March 2012
This exhibition, co-organized by the Commissioner for Heritage's Office of the Development Bureau, the Home Affairs Bureau and the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, aims to introduce some specially designed heritage tour routes that have been devised with a traditional and cultural flavour. Various historic buildings and cultures are introduced through the following journeys: "A Journey to the Centre of Law and Order", "A Glimpse into the Lives of Early Chinese", "Into a Big Cultural Melting Pot", "A Journey Beyond the Ordinary", "A Scary Journey" and "Memorabilia for the Movie Buff", offering a new experience beyond shopping and dining in Hong Kong.
Five models featuring the old buildings and structures of Hong Kong including "Wong Tai Sin Temple", "Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Tsz)", "Lui Seng Chun", "Wan Chai Market" and "Stalls" are also displayed.
Exhibition Period : 15 August to 30 November 2011.
The exhibition introduces the Pro Bono Committee of the Law Society. Set up in 2010, the Committee aims to promote pro bono services and to provide better quality legal services to the underprivileged, so as to achieve the goal of all people being equal before the law.
Pro bono services means lawyers providing voluntary legal services to the public by utilising their professional knowledge, such as providing free legal advice, assisting in legal proceedings and sharing legal knowledge with the public. Service targets are mainly the underprivileged, charitable organisations and social service agencies. As its name suggests, pro bono lawyers will seek the interest of the public as their first priority.
The Law Society has created a webpage http://www.hklawsoc.org.hk/pub_e/probono/ in order to provide a platform to introduce pro bono service. The objective is to familiarise more people in Hong Kong about pro bono services and to gain their support so that more people will benefit. Lawyers may also be encouraged to participate in the projects they are interested in through this platform.
The exhibition will be held between 25 July and 12 August this year.
Through the display of about 60 historical photos, the exhibition shows the people's lives in the late Qing and early Republican periods; and the combats between the revolutionary and imperial armies during and after the 1911 Revolution. The collection is a valuable visual account of the 1911 Revolution.
The exhibition will be held between 5 July and 12 August this year.
The exhibition is co-organized by the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and the Hong Kong Museum of History of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. It showcases the traditional festivals in Hong Kong, including Lunar New Year, the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Tin Hau Festival and the Ta Chiu Festival, as well as their characteristics and unique features. The exhibition focuses primarily on how the territory’s local community maintain the folk culture of traditional festivals in their own unique ways and showcases Hong Kong’s colourful intangible cultural heritage.
The exhibition will be held between 4 May and 30 June this year.
To tie-in with the showing of the national education television programmes namely "Railways in China", co-produced by the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education and the Radio Television Hong Kong, on every Friday at 7 pm from 18 February to 22 April on TVB Jade, related exhibition is being held. The exhibits include photos, train models, videos and a 3-dimensional railway route map etc. The display showcases the culture, history and stories of railways in China. It aims to enhance the understanding of the visitors, in particular, the youngsters, on our Motherland. More details can be found at the link below: http://rthk.hk/chiculture/railway/index.htm
The Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Volunteers Association, is now holding a photo exhibition on the late Mr. Wong Fuk-wing, in tribute of his selfless deeds of saving the children during the earthquake that struck Yushu, Qinghai in April 2010 and the late Mr. Tsang Man-kit, in tribute of his selfless deeds of helping the earthquake victims. Through the exhibition, we wish to promote voluntarism among the members of the public, in particular, the youngsters.
From October 2010 to January 2011, the Family Council collaborates with the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, the Commission on Youth, the Elderly Commission, the Women's Commission, the Action Committee Against Narcotics, and the Committee on Home-School Co-operation in organising an exhibition at the Civic Education Resource Centre to promote the family core values of "Love and Care", "Responsibility and Respect" and "Communication and Harmony", to give impetus to family-related matters and to create a pro-family environment.