Counting Down to The Second Last Weekend Fun at The Carnival
Hong Kong (3rd February, 2017) – Time goes fast; good time goes faster! Come and join us for the second last weekend at The AIA Great European Carnival before it closes on 12th February. The Carnival has lined up a weekend fun of sports workshops and children performance to continue to celebrate the Chinese New Year with you!
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Association Workshop, 4th February, 12-3pm
Mother nature doesn’t have to be a factor to enjoy the dragon boat experience – dragon boat lovers can now experience their first ever experience of dragon boat fun at the Carnival in Hong Kong. Trial of paddle machine at the Carnival will be held from 12-2pm, followed by 200 metres race competitions on live stage from 2-3pm. Anyone wants a taste of dragon boat experience is welcome to join!
Hong Kong Cricket Association Workshop, 4th February, 3:30-5:30pm
Hong Kong Cricket Association will teach the techniques of batting, throwing, catching, stopping boundary balls & reaction skills. Contestants will run six stations to complete each activity and the quickest ones will get prize. Cricket fans will be thrilled to learn that the Association is giving away keychains, water bottles, and free tickets for the Hong Kong vs Netherlands game in February.
Hong Kong Rugby Union Workshop, 5th February, 12-3pm
Hong Kong Rugby Union will hold school workshops providing rugby related agility and movement games catered to all ages and abilities taking part.
Hong Kong Football Association, 5th February, 3:30-5:30pm
Hong Kong Representative Team (Men and Women) will not only demonstrate and teach the public some football skills, but they will also play games and give away football gifts at the Carnival!
Music Children Foundation will perform at the Carnival on 5th February at 6pm at the Carnival’s live stage.
The above programmes can be subject to change. Please visit www.tgec.asia/events/ for further information.
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ABOUT THE GREAT EUROPEAN CARNIVAL (TGEC)
The Great European Carnival Ltd (TGEC) is the producer of the annual Hong Kong event called The AIA Great European Carnival. The Great European Carnival takes place between December and February each year, on the Central Harbourfront Event Space. The event features amusement rides, carnival skill games, seasonal markets and performances on a community stage. This year the Carnival will run at the Central Harbourfront Event Space from 16th December.
The Carnival welcomed one million Hong Kong and international guests in 2015-2016 and has had the honour of winning Marketing Magazine’s Best Event Consumer, Best Sponsorship Activation, Gold in Excellence in Event Marketing, Gold in Excellence in Best Partnership Awards in 2015 and Golden Globe for Best use of Social Media in Marketing at the Golden Globe Tiger Awards for Regional Marketing Excellence (Asia) in 2016.
ABOUT AIA HONG KONG and AIA MACAU
AIA Hong Kong and AIA Macau are subsidiaries of AIA Group Limited. AIA Group Limited established its operations in Hong Kong in 1931. We have approximately 12,000 financial planners*, as well as an extensive network of brokerage and bancassurance partners who serve more than 1.8 million customers*. Our products range from individual life, group life, accident, medical and health, personal lines insurance to investment-linked products with numerous investment options. We are also dedicated to providing superb product solutions to meet the financial needs of high net worth customers.
* As of July 2016
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets in Asia-Pacific – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau, Brunei, a 97 per cent subsidiary in Sri Lanka, a 49 per cent joint venture in India and representative offices in Myanmar and Cambodia.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai almost a century ago. It is a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$181 billion as of 31 May 2016.
AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of more than 29 million individual policies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).
For The Great European Carnival Media Relations Enquiries:
+852 2524 6433
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Bentley Communications Limited
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