The event has already commenced on 13th January 2023 and the end date is 5th March 2023.
After the fantastic 4, the fantastic 6 arrived with more fun, enthusiasm, and love. With the Year of the Rabbit just around the corner, the Harbourfront Commission presents “Fantastic 6 @ Victoria Harbourfront”.
The Lunar New Year & Valentine’s Day Installation will be located at the six harbourfront sites, featuring works from local artists. They combined various exciting activities such as lighting, art, and interactive games to create a unique spectacle for visitors with great memories to be made.
The fantastic 6 Instagrammable sites are:
- Nick the Robot’s Adventure @Belcher Bay Promenade, Kennedy Town
- LED Chinese Drum @HarbourChill, Wan Chai
- Chocolate Rain 12 Chinese Zodiac Sign @Water Sports and Recreation Precinct, Wan Chai
- Fire Dragon @Revitalised Typhoon Shelter Precinct, Causeway Bay
- Bamboo Wish @East Coast Park Precinct, Fortress Hill
- Din Dong Chinese New Year Parade @Tsuen Wan Promenade
#1 Nick the Robot’s Adventure @Belcher Bay Promenade, Kennedy Town
A local artist named Orso Li has created a dynamic and playful installation for the theme of ‘Jubilation’. It is age-friendly; which means both adults and kids have access to the playground. It will be all fun and various interactive elements are present across the harbor. Furthermore, it features the Time Travel Slide, Flying Rope, and a set of ingenious Giant Tubes that sounds perfect to play and spread optimism into the community.
#2 LED Chinese Drum @HarbourChill, Wan Chai
The 9-meter-high 3D LED Chinese Drum is definitely an eye-catcher for passersby. It carries the theme “Feeling Happy & Proud” channelized throughout the Harbourchill and enlightens the space, setting the Lunar New Year right.
On Valentine’s Day, this spectacle turns into a love fest with the interactive ‘love heartbeat sensor’ button on the other side.
#3 Chocolate Rain 12 Chinese Zodiac Sign @Water Sports and Recreation Precinct, Wan Chai
A local artist, Prudence Mak, is the creator of three-meter dolls that hold up one hand like a Maneki-Neko to bring you good health and prosperity. The installation is related to Lunar New Year Delicacies for Fantastic 6. It features the “Chocolate Rain 12 Chinese Zodiac Signs” on the theme of “Well-fed and Well-clothed” across the precinct.
#4 Fire Dragon @Revitalised Typhoon Shelter Precinct, Causeway Bay
The fire dragon is fifteen meters long based on the theme of “Favorable Weather” as well as promoting the authenticity of Hong Kong. The dragon symbolizes blessings whilst highlighting the essence of traditional Chinese culture for visitors. For Valentine’s Day preparation, the Fire Dragon will be transformed into love knots, bringing lovers together. The decoration will be all about love, where lovers can relish and celebrate their sweetest moments in front of the harbor and under the moonlight.
#5 Bamboo Wish @East Coast Park Precinct, Fortress Hill
There are many specialties of a Bamboo wish, and visitors should and must visit there once in their lifetime:
- “Abundant Wealth” is the theme in the East Coast Park Precinct, with a four-meter-high “Bamboo Wish” art.
- Visitors can appreciate the view on all four sides of the archway. The golden bamboo symbolizes “wealth”.
- The Kumquats that fill the hollow bamboo tube represent “luck”.
- The poetic peach blossom tree is decorated with white stones representing “popularity”.
- A giant bouquet with 200 roses adorning the heart-shaped archway represents “love”.
#6 Din Dong Chinese New Year Parade @Tsuen Wan Promenade
John Chan is a local artist who was invited by the authorities to instill sparkle and euphoria into the Tsuen Wan Promenade. His “Din Dong Chinese New Year Parade” installation echoes the Chinese idiom “The care jumps over the dragon gate,” which denotes personal success. On Valentine’s Day, it will be known as “Din Dong Love Train.”
- Published By Team Hongkong Journalist