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YBHK entrepreneur Jerry Lee at One Young World Summit forum in South Africa sponsored by Barclays
Jerry Lee YBHK
The Federation's Youth Business Hong Kong (YBHK) programme has successfully nominated Jerry Lee as a delegate to the One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2-5 October 2013. Jerry's company is supported by YBHK which offers young entrepreneurs seed funding and mentorship. The summit emphasizes initiatives that improve local communities and Takon Product Development Ltd, co-founded by Jerry, has been a partner for sheltered workshops providing job opportunities for disabled people. Sponsored by Barclays, Jerry will be with 1,000 of the world's brightest young businesspeople from over 180 countries at the One Young World Summit which attracts speakers such as Kofi Annan, Bob Geldof, and Muhammad Yunus. More details from Miranda Wong, 3113 7999 and at
What's new
HKFYG app has great special offers, available now, only on the app: just download here (ios / android) and enroll
Get free tickets for sharing session with famous film star, Nick Cheung (張家輝), and his Unbeatable (激戰) screenwriters, Fung Chi-fung and Ng Wai-lun.
Sunday 29 September, 2pm at M21, Shek Pai Wan Shopping Centre in Aberdeen.

Book now for the monthly programme at the HKFYG Organic Farm,with Roselle tea-making and candied Roselle. HK$150 per person.
Saturday 12 October Enroll 4 and 1 goes free.

Free show tickets for Starlight Express. Friday-Saturday, 4 & 5 October, 7.30pm (see below).

Free play tickets for《追.火車》, a drama about the choice between faith, reality and dream in friendship, love and affection at Verbena Youth S.P.O.T. Coming soon in collaboration with Walk With Drama.

All these offers are for members only, only on the HKFYG app. Download and enroll now.
Contact Miranda Ho, tel 3755 7047 for more information.

Something app for uTouch online outreach counselling service with new interactive "♥thing" app
Something app
This new counselling app from HKFYG has a built-in instant chat function. It gives young people an online connection for advice from Federation social workers. Because it is interactive, young users can also contribute by uploading drawings, writings, videos and voice on the app, giving inspiration and optimism to others. The " ♥thing" app is now available in the app store for free download. Just search the keyword "something".
Go to for more details or contact Ms Cecilia Ng, tel 2788 3433.
Coming soon
The Story of Tin Shui Wai - a Youth Drama Training Scheme
The Story of Tin Shui Wai
The town of Tin Shui Wai was 20 years old in 2012. The concept for this project is to encourage young participants to explore its story in a musical, giving them confidence and sense of belonging. Running for 9 months till this November, the youth drama training project is being organized by 3 HKFYG Youth SPOTS in Tin Shui Wai District. It involves a musical stage play, professional theatre training, backstage production and performance opportunities. Sponsored by the Li Ka Shing Foundation, The Story of Tin Shui Wai will be at Tuen Mun Town Hall Cultural Activities Hall on Saturday and Sunday, 2-3 November 2013 at 8pm. Tickets: HK$20 from the HKFYG Jockey Club Tin Yiu and Tin Yuet Youth SPOTs and the HKFYG Tin Shui Youth SPOT. Further details from Chuen tel 2448 7474, afternoons and evenings. Facebook fanpage:

Co-create Hong Kong in Dance Carnival at Hong Kong Culture Centre Piazza sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
As part of Dancing for Hong Kong in the Co-create Hong Kong campaign sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the Dance Carnival is from 2.30-6pm on 5 October at the Hong Kong Culture Centre Piazza A, B and C. There will be cultural and game booths created by social welfare institutions such as the Fu Hong Society, HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and HKFYG's Project Bridge. There will also be a side-stage for youth dance jamming and instructors from the Dance Star Academy will teach simple dance steps. The third element will be led by HKFYG's Hong Kong Youth Dance troupe who will dance with disabled people. Taking part are the Dancing Heart Troupe of SJSRS, the Hong Kong Federation of the Blind, the Parents' Association of Pre-school Handicapped Children and other dance groups. Admission free. All are welcome. Contact Sisi or Michelle, tel 2395 5753 for further info.
Thank you partners
Thank you partners
HSBC Youth Business Award from YBHK: 3rd year with sole sponsorship from HSBC Commercial Banking
This year, about 90 young entrepreneurs entered for the Award which is kindly sponsored by HSBC Commercial Banking and organized by HKFYG's youth entrepreneurship support project, YBHK. 10 were selected for the first interview on 14 September. After answering challenging questions from the Judging Panel, 5 have been shortlisted for Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit Awards. The Final Interview is in early October and from now till 10 October, you can vote for them too. Go to "Most Favourite Youth Business Award Online" at The first 100 successful voters will receive HK$50 PARKnSHOP coupons* More details from Miranda Wong, tel 3113 7999.*Terms & Conditions apply.

Healthy Internet Video Contest with OFNAA and M21
The Healthy Internet Video Contest is co-organized by HKFYG's Jockey Club M21 and the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration (OFNAA). The contest aims to encourage young people to produce and watch wholesome videos on the internet, to enhance the public's understanding of the Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance and to encourage young people to say no to objectionable games. The theme this year is Tick Your Choice. Entries welcome till 30 November. Contact Kaylie, tel 3979 0030 or go to for details.

Limited giveaway tickets from Lunchbox Theatrical Productions for Starlight Express: the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical on roller skates
Starlight Express,the award winning Andrew Lloyd Webber show, is coming soon to the Hong Kong Lyric Theatre at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. This rock musical with actors on roller skates was created by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It tells the story of a child's dream in which his toy train set comes to life. A limited number of FREE tickets are available on a first come-first-served basis. Sponsored by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, a Hong Kong company, the A zone tickets for 4 or 5 October at 7.30pm are valued at $850. Download the HKFYG app and go to to apply. Contact Miranda Ho, tel 3755 7047, for more information. For full details of the show go to
Just published
Youth Hong Kong
Youth Hong Kong welcomes SCMP Education Post as media partner in learning difficulties and special needs issue
The new issue of HKFYG's magazine, Youth Hong Kong, has interviews on learning difficulties with Ms Betty Ip of the Education Bureau and Dr York Chow of the Equal Opportunities Commission. It has contributions from psychologists, therapists, parents and students, as well as a feature article from new media partner, Education Post with feedback from SEN teachers. There are essays by talented students on integrated education and child poverty, plus young writers in the fields of medicine and journalism. Online here. Contact for further details or to get your own copy.

Very Hong Kong: the new survey from HKFYG Youth Research Centre
The survey gauged youth's views of Hong Kong and discovered what makes them passionate in their home town. Among the 558 young people interviewed, the 15-24 year-olds felt they belonged more strongly than the 25-34 year-olds. The widening poverty gap, high property prices, pressure at work, poor constitutional development and poor quality environment were the main complaints. Features of Hong Kong which gave the most pleasure included Hong Kong's fame as a food and shopping paradise and freedom of information. In answer to an open question, respondents named outstanding icons ranging from Victoria Harbour to freedom of speech. Chinese press release here. Call Sharon, tel 3755 7039 to know more.