March 28, 2007

The magnificent beauty of "Avenue of Stars (星光大道)" Hong Kong

Avenue of Stars which is located at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade was given a glittering official opening on 27 April 2004. It was opened to the public and visitors from all over the world from 28 April 2004 onwards. The main objective for Avenue of Stars is to pay tribute to outstanding professionals of Hong Kong's film industry, to promote tourism industry, and to consolidate Hong Kong's position as Asia's World City.


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Tourists walking along Avenue of Stars

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The Hong Kong Film Awards Association Limited, together with its member societies (including the City Entertainment Magazine), are responsible for the election of film professionals to be honoured at the Avenue of Stars. The Hong Kong Film Awards Association Limited will nominate film professionals as additions to the existing list on a regular basis in future.

The Avenue of Stars is a HK$40 million project financed by the New World Group. The project is supported by Tourism Commission, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and the Hong Kong Film Awards Association Limited.


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Tribute to the greatest superstar of all time, Bruce Lee

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Jackie Chan's hand prints


The main attractions of Avenue of Stars are the hand prints of legendary superstars of Hong Kong. Ranging from superstars from the 70s to current superstars like Tony Leung, Jackie Chan and many more, it is indeed a great place to visit. Moreover, Avenue of Stars also pay tribute the legendary Kung-fu superstar of all time, Bruce Lee.


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View of Hong Kong island from Avenue of Stars

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View of Hong Kong island night skyline

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Multimedia show




At night, Avenue of Stars is transformed into great place to view the magnificent night skyline of Hong Kong island. To add to the excitement, visitors are treated with a spectacular multimedia lights show every night. The show commences at 8.00pm, is well coordinated display show of sounds and lights from the lightings of Hong Kong's main architectures.

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1 comments:

Lrong said...

Ohh, must return to HK to take picture with Bruce Lee alreadea...