World’s First Avenue of Comic Stars Officially Opened
A new landmark of Hong Kong’s comic culture and the world’s first local comic-themed avenue,
“Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars” was officially opened on 28 September 2012 (Friday) in Kowloon Park (east wing north section), Tsim Sha Tsui.
The opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars was officiated by Mr. Gregory So Kam-leung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development; Dr Tony Wong Yuk-long, Chairman of HKCAF; Mr. Chung Kong-mo, JP, Chairman of Yau Tsim Mong District Council;
Mr. Jerry Liu Wing-leung, Head of CreateHK; Mr. Bobby Cheng Kam-wing, JP, Deputy Director of Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Leisure Services);
Mrs. Agnes Mak Tang Pik-yee, MH, JP, Executive Director of HKPC; and Ms Daisy Lui Wing-han, Deputy Executive Director of HKTB.
Many remarkable comic artists whose handprints and popular comic characters’ figurines are exhibited at the Avenue also joined the ceremony.
They include Mr. Vincent Kwong, Mr. Ricky Chan, Mr. Gum Siu-Man, Mr. Lee Chi-ching, Ms. Lee Wai-chun, Mr. Li Chi-tat,
Mr. James Khoo Fuk-lung, Mr. Ma Sing-yuen, Mr. Ma Wing-shing, Mr. Cheng Kin-wo, Mr. Jeffery Lau, Postgal Workshop and Ms. Stella So.
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