HKETO Newsroom

February 9, 2019

HKETO Director attends Dragon Ball

Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto), Ms Emily Mo, attended the Dragon Ball hosted by Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto to celebrate the Lunar New Year with over 1 200 prominent business, political and community leaders in the Greater Toronto Area on February 9.

Ms Mo delivered her Lunar New Year greetings to participating guests and introduced a special performance by the award-winning team SLASH from the Hong Kong Rope Skipping Academy. The team gave a high-speed breathtaking performance of swirling ropes, symbolising Hong Kong’s dynamism and vibrancy. They gained much acclamation from the audience.

The team of professional skippers from Hong Kong had participated and won different Asian and World Rope Skipping Championships. Among them, Mr Lau Pan Hei and Miss Cheung Long Ching were the World Rope Skipping Champions in 2018. The team will continue to perform in a reception hosted by HKETO and the Hong Kong Tourism Board in Vancouver on February 13 and attend exchange workshops with local rope skipping teams in Toronto and Vancouver.

February 9, 2019

香港經貿處處長出席龍宴

香港駐多倫多經濟貿易辦事處(香港經貿處)處長巫菀菁在二月九日出席由頤康基金會在多倫多Beanfield Centre舉行的龍宴,與逾1 200位大多倫多地區的政商界及社區領袖慶祝新年來臨。

巫菀菁向出席嘉賓致新年賀辭,並介紹香港專業花式跳繩學校的跳繩隊「SLASH」的表演。該隊過往屢獲殊榮,他們的跳繩速度驚人,花式變化萬千,象徵著香港的動感和活力。他們的表演亦得到現場嘉賓的熱烈讚賞。

由香港遠道而來的專業跳繩隊員均曾參加不同的亞洲區及世界跳繩比賽,並屢獲殊榮。當中隊員劉盼晞及張朗晴為2018世界跳繩比賽冠軍。他們將繼續在香港經貿處及香港旅發局於二月十三日在溫哥華舉行的招待會上表演,以及在多倫多及溫哥華與當地的跳繩隊伍進行交流及舉行工作坊。