The HK Prize and BOCHK Prize

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HK is a vibrant hub of research and innovation. It has a strong history of cooperation with the world’s leading academic institutions and is committed to nurturing talent and developing its potential. Its diverse population is a rich source of creativity and ideas, and it is a global leader in science and technology. This makes the city a natural choice for international researchers to come and study, develop their talents and make a difference in the world.

The HK Arts Prize is open to Hong Kong-based artists and the annual theme varies each year. This year, the theme is “Colours of Humanity”, with the aim of promoting social awareness and empathy through art. The winner and runners-up will be awarded one of Asia’s most prestigious art awards. The prize is managed by Justice Centre Hong Kong, and the adjudicators are a group of distinguished art and visual arts experts.

Winners will be honoured at an award ceremony in the presence of representatives from government agencies and enterprises, as well as renowned scholars and experts. They will receive a citation and a cash prize, which will be used to support their scientific research projects. The winners will also be invited to attend international conferences and seminars relevant to their research field.

This prestigious award is a platform for young researchers to shine. The competition aims to encourage the development of new theories, concepts and methods for studying Hong Kong and its relations with China, Asia and beyond. In addition, it promotes dialogues and collaborations among scholars and students of Hong Kong studies, and helps them to understand the complexity of Hong Kong and its role in the world.

Sammo Hung Kambo, a veteran Hong Kong actor and martial arts choreographer, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards (2023). The star of over 200 films in various roles, he is famous for his portrayal of kung fu heroes in the United States.

The BOCHK Science and Technology Innovation Prize was established in 2022, sponsored by the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. It recognises scientific researchers and innovators in Hong Kong who demonstrate extraordinary achievements, and influence the application or transformation of their scientific research results for the benefit of society. The prize is a great inspiration for scientists in Hong Kong to continue their innovative exploration, establish themselves in Hong Kong, and contribute to the nation and the world. It also inspires young people to study science in Hong Kong, and to become leaders of the future.