Donor

 

Encouraged by his father’s enthusiasm and contribution to the society, Mr. Andrew Chan, Chairman and Managing Director of Kim Lung Fashion Limited, and Mrs. Grace Chan donated HK$5,000,000 to the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, the Hong Kong University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) to support the establishment of Visual Arts Education and Community Development Project. With the aim on initiating knowledge transfer through arts, the project will provide financial support to Visual Arts staff and students in research and involve in art education and social development activities. It will benefit the under-privileged and the elderly through knowledge transfer activities and community services.

EdUHK has named a 111-seat performing studio after Mr. Chan Shiu-chow, the late father of Mr. Andrew Chan, to acknowledge the generous support of Mr. Andrew Chan and commemorate the enthusiasm for education of his late father.

 

陳向明先生(左)慷慨捐贈教大港幣五百萬元支持「視藝教育及社會發展」項目,前校長張炳良教授(右)代表接受。 HKIEd President Professor Anthony Cheung (right) accepts the donation of HK$5,000,000 on behalf of the University from Mr. Andrew Chan (left) to support Visual Arts Education and Community Services Development project.

陳向明先生(左)慷慨捐贈教大港幣五百萬元支持「視藝教育及社會發展」項目,教大前校長張炳良教授(右)代表接受。
EdUHK former President Professor Anthony Cheung (right) accepts the donation of HK$5,000,000 on behalf of the University from Mr. Andrew Chan (left) to support Visual Arts Education and Community Services Development project.

 

陳向明先生(中)與教大前校長張炳良教授(右)一同主持「陳紹秋演藝廳」揭幕典禮,並與夫人陳黎翠兒女士(左)合照留念。 Mr. Andrew Chan (middle) and EdUHK’s former President Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung (right), officiate the unveiling ceremony and take photo with Mrs Grace Chan (left).

陳向明先生(中)與教大前校長張炳良教授(右)一同主持「陳紹秋演藝廳」揭幕典禮,並與夫人陳黎翠兒女士(左)合照留念。
Mr. Andrew Chan (middle) and EdUHK’s former President Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung (right), officiate the unveiling ceremony and take photo with Mrs Grace Chan (left).

 

About Mr. Chan Shiu-chow

Mr. Chan Shiu-chow left his home town in Chiu Zhou and built up a successful business in Hong Kong. He worked continuously to improve the living standards and education in Chiu Zhou. Mr. Chan’s was widely respected for his benevolence and charitable spirit.


 

Press Release & Coverage

教院「藝展」項目 一箭雙鵰  (2009年1月13日 星島日報)

 教院喜獲五百萬捐款 (2008年12月18日 星島日報)

教院藝展獲捐500萬元  (明報)

教院獲500萬捐款推「藝展」  (大公報)

Thinking Out of the Box  (HKIEd Spirit – Issue 1, 2009, Joy of Learning)

HKIEd Thanks Mr Andrew Chan for Support of Creative Arts ‘Knowledge Transfer’ Project 

HKIEd Receives 5M Donation For Creative Arts ‘Knowledge Transfer’ Project