“River of Wisdom – Animated Version of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” Exhibition

AsiaWorld-Expo is delighted to fully support and play hots to this upcoming exhibition with enhanced new transportation links better help the public to view this newly digitized national treasure and enjoy AsiaWorld-Expo’s Open House
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Oct. 11, 2010 - PRLog -- (Hong Kong, 11 October 2010) AsiaWorld-Expo, Asia’s leading exhibition, convention and events venue, is pleased to partner with the Hong Kong SAR Government and fully support the public exhibition of the famous and much-acclaimed “Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” digital scroll from 9-29 November 2010.  The scroll is currently on display in the China Pavilion of the World Expo Shanghai 2010.  

This one-of-a-kind artwork is a digitized, enlarged version of the original Sung Dynasty scroll created in the 12th Century by Sung artist Chang Tse-duan.  By bringing the scroll to life, this giant digital exhibition enables people of all ages to get closer to one of China’s foremost national treasures in Hong Kong.

"Having checked with exhibition venues in Hong Kong, we found that AsiaWorld-Expo could meet the requirements in height and length imposed by the screen as well as provide a show period of three weeks, thus making it a suitable venue for holding this exhibition," said Mrs. Betty Fung Ching Suk-yee, Director of Leisure and Cultural Services.  "It is indeed a rare opportunity to have the star exhibit of the China Pavilion displayed in Hong Kong. I urge the public to grab this not-to-be-missed opportunity to purchase tickets and support the exhibition. I am sure the exhibition will receive overwhelming response from the Hong Kong people."

Mr. Allen Ha, Chief Executive Officer, AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited remarked, “It is a great honour for AsiaWorld-Expo to be the venue partner.  We fully support the display of this national grandeur in Hong Kong.  This landmark exhibition is also one of the wonderful features to mark our 5th Anniversary.”

Convenient access for everyone

Thanks to a range of new and enhanced transportation links that make it quicker, easier and more economical to reach AsiaWorld-Expo on event days starting from November 2010, all members of the public will enjoy the full benefits to the “River of Wisdom – Animated Version of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” Exhibition.

• New “A-route” Franchised Buses Direct to AsiaWorld-Expo
All “A-route” airport buses from Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories will stop at AsiaWorld-Expo, namely the A10, A11, A12, A21, A22, A31, A41, A41P, and A43, and a number of these routes will offer half-price discounts on the same-day return journey.  These fast and convenient bus services mean that the best events in Hong Kong are now just 30 - 40 minutes away from Tsuen Wan, Shatin, Jordan, or Western District (HK) among many other districts!

• New Point-to-point Express Bus (Route X1) from Tung Chung MTR Station
A point-to-point express bus (Route X1) will commence operation between Tung Chung MTR Station and AsiaWorld-Expo, offering a journey time of just 12 minutes.  With the MTR Fare Saver machine at AsiaWorld-Expo, visitors can also save more on the return MTR trip from Tung Chung Station.  

• Airport Express Special Same-Day Return Fares
With the in-venue station at AsiaWorld-Expo, the Airport Express is one of the fastest and most comfortable ways to reach the venue.  Passengers using Octopus Cards from Tsing Yi Station can enjoy a special same-day return fare of HK$42 (HK$21 one-way), including free connection to the territory-wide MTR network.

In addition, a same-day return ticket on the Airport Express from Hong Kong or Kowloon Stations to AsiaWorld-Expo Station will be available for a special fare of just HK$48 (equivalent to HK$24 one-way).  Tickets can be purchased at the service counter at Hong Kong or Kowloon Stations.

AsiaWorld-Expo concurrently hosts an Open House

As part of its 5th Anniversary celebrations, AsiaWorld-Expo will also host an Open House concurrently with the “River of Wisdom – Animated Version of the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” Exhibition.  This Open House will showcase the unique features of AsiaWorld-Expo and enable visitors to view AsiaWorld-Arena, Hong Kong’s largest indoor seated entertainment venue and Runway 11, the venue’s latest conference and banqueting hall, and to enjoy the range of traditional and modern gourmet delicacies, exhibitions and activities on offer.  This is a very special opportunity for visitors to learn more about AsiaWorld-Expo and the role it plays in welcoming the world’s top business and entertainment events.  For details of the Open House schedule, please visit the website at http://www.asiaworld-expo.com.

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About AsiaWorld-Expo

AsiaWorld-Expo is a public-private partnership between the Hong Kong SAR Government (majority shareholder) and a private sector consortium formed by Dragages Hong Kong Limited and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited, with the Airport Authority Hong Kong contributing the land.

AsiaWorld-Expo is offering over 70,000 square metres of rental space.  With 10 state-of-the-art ground-level and column-free exhibition and events halls including the 13,500-seat AsiaWorld-Arena, the biggest purpose-built indoor seated entertainment arena in Hong Kong as well as the AsiaWorld-Summit, Hong Kong’s newest and largest indoor conference and banquet venue that seats 700 to 5,000 persons, AsiaWorld-Expo is Asia’s only column-free, ground-level exhibition and events venue – fully integrated with one of the World’s Best Airports, Hong Kong International Airport (World Airport Survey by Skytrax).  The complex is located at the centre of an extensive and efficient air, land, and marine transport network which connects Hong Kong to China's Pearl River Delta and the world's business capitals.  It is ideally suited to hosting world-class exhibitions, conventions, concerts, sports, and entertainment events.

For media enquiries, please contact:
AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited
Kenneth Chan / Fiona Lau
Tel: (852) 3606 8888
Fax: (852) 3606 8889
Email: kc@asiaworld-expo.com / fl@asiaworld-expo.com
Website: www.asiaworld-expo.com

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AsiaWorld-Expo opened in December 2005 and has become a world-class venue in Hong Kong, offering over 70,000 square metres of rentable spaces for exhibitions, conventions, concerts, sports and entertainment events.
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