由荷蘭駐港澳總領事館以及香港亞洲藝術週合辦的香港荷蘭日隆重宣佈今年第五屆的主題為「創新先鋒林布蘭」。

為紀念荷蘭畫家林布蘭逝世350 週年,荷蘭將2019年定為「林布蘭年」。香港荷蘭日今年將向這位荷蘭黃金時代傳奇畫家的創新精神致敬,帶來更多精彩節目,涵蓋講座、合家歡活動、展覽、音樂表演和電影節,向香港觀眾展現荷蘭獨有的創新科技及生活品味。

新聞發佈會出席嘉賓:
(左起)香港荷蘭日聯合主辦、香港亞洲藝術週總監Candice Lee女士,林布蘭故居博物館行政總監Lidewij de Koekkoek女士,荷蘭駐港澳總領事呂安微女士

今天假荷蘭駐港澳總領事館舉行的新聞發佈會,荷蘭駐港澳總領事呂安微女士向傳媒介紹第五屆文化節一系列重點活動,並於致辭時說:「今年整個香港荷蘭日的主題是『創新先鋒林布蘭』,當中多項活動以荷蘭於不同行業的創新技術應用作為重點,如水資源管理和循環再用。另外更有多項關於林布蘭的文化活動,包括三位香港年青藝術家從林布蘭的作品獲取靈感,創作的多媒體藝術作品,亦有多位荷蘭音樂家將會演奏林布蘭時代的音樂。」

香港荷蘭日聯合主辦、香港亞洲藝術週總監Candice Lee女士分享:「我們致力籌辦適合任何年齡和背景人士的活動,歡迎所有對荷蘭文化有興趣的人參加。我們更有為家庭而設的合家歡活動,讓一家大小都可以樂在其中。來體驗一下荷蘭的生活和文化吧。」

Dutch Days in Hong Kong 2019 Rembrandt as Innovator

發佈會更邀得一位重要嘉賓──林布蘭故居博物館行政總監Lidewij de Koekkoek女士出席,她表示:「無論在什麼地方,每一個年代的人都時常會從林布蘭的生活、他的天賦甚至他的人性上獲得啟發。時至今日,在林布蘭逝世350年後,他如何仍然觸動我們的心靈,帶給我們啟示?我非常榮幸能夠從荷蘭來到香港與大家分享他的事蹟。香港荷蘭日 2019的主題──創新,非常適合用來形容林布蘭。」

香港荷蘭日2019將由即日起至4月30日舉行。
https://www.dutchdaysinhongkong.com/

Co-organised by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Asia Week Hong Kong, Dutch Days in Hong Kong (DDHK) is thrilled to announce its 5th anniversary with the theme “Rembrandt as Innovator”.

The Netherlands marks 2019 as the “Year of Rembrandt” to commemorate the 350th year of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death. DDHK will pay tribute to the innovativeness of this legendary master of the Dutch Golden Age, by lining up a wide variety of activities including seminars, family days, exhibitions, music and movies, bringing the very essence of Dutch innovation and living in different sectors closer to Hong Kong audience.
A press gathering was held today at the Consulate General, where festival highlights were announced.

Ms. Annemieke Ruigrok, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong and Macao, who is pleased to present the 5th edition of the festival, said, “With the overall theme of ‘Rembrandt as Innovator’ this year’s programme contains a number of events which put the spotlight on innovation in different sectors of the Netherlands, such as water management and recycling. Apart from that, cultural events are showing the link with Rembrandt: three young Hong Kong artists have created art inspired by Rembrandt and Dutch musicians will perform music from his time.”

Ms. Candice Lee, Director of AsiaWeek Hong Kong and Co-organiser DDHK, shared, “We strive to make our programmes accessible to all ages and backgrounds, we welcome everyone who is curious to know more about our culture to join us. For families, we have a programme that is exciting for all members of the family. Come and experience a bit of Holland in Hong Kong.”

The press conference was graced by the presence of a significant guest, Ms Lidewij de Koekkoek, Executive Director of the Rembrandt Huis Museum in Amsterdam. Ms. de Koekkoek stated, “Every generation, every time and place again and again finds inspirations in Rembrandt, in his life, his genius and his humanity. It is a great honor to share how Rembrandt still touches and inspires us 350 years after his passing away, throughout the world, from Amsterdam to Hong Kong. The theme of the Dutch Days Hong Kong 2019 – innovation – fits Rembrandt perfectly.”

Dutch Days in Hong Kong 2019 will run until 30 April.
https://www.dutchdaysinhongkong.com/

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