Spectacular new version of Hong Kong’s internationally acclaimed A Symphony of Lights multi-media show launches on 1st December - Free online live streaming and satellite broadcasting at premiere showing

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A Symphony of Lights multi-media show

A Symphony of Lights multi-media show

A Symphony of Lights multi-media show launches on 1st December - Free online live streaming and satellite broadcasting at premiere showing

Hong Kong Tourism Board Canada

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A spectacular new version of the internationally acclaimed nightly multi-media light show A Symphony of Lights will light up the sky over Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbour from 1st December 2017. Featuring dynamic lighting effects with a stunning new musical score, the world-class light show will dazzle and delight millions of visitors.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/5f98b58b-66e1-4e58-b848-286dc28719c9

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will provide live streaming for online and social media, and satellite signal to broadcasters at the premiere showing on 1st December. Media organisations are welcome to broadcast the event live from the free platforms. HKTB will also stream the premiere showing on DiscoverHongKong’s Facebook and YouTube page.

The new version of A Symphony of Lights will be performed from 8pm every evening from 1st December 2017. The 10-minute multi-media light show above Victoria Harbour incorporates a variety of exciting lighting effects including coloured searchlights, laser and beam lights sent out in rhythm from more than 40 buildings and sites on both sides of the harbour.

The performance will also for the first time feature LED panels on a number of harbourside buildings displaying interactive images and messages to encourage audience participation. The light show will be complemented by music from Asia’s leading classical orchestra the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, providing visitors with a thrilling and unforgettable sound-and-light experience.

 Details of A Symphony of Light premiere showing

Date1st December 2017 (Friday)
Time20:00-20:10 (GMT+8)/ 07:00-7:10 (EST)
Media BroadcastFree live streaming and satellite signals are available to media.
Please refer to details below.

Vantage Points
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
  • Golden Bauhinia Square, Wan Chai
  • Harbour cruise on Victoria Harbour
Event websitehttp://www.discoverhongkong.com/ca/see-do/events-festivals/highlight-events/winter-fest.jsp?page=2 

RemarksStarting from 1st December, visitors are encouraged to download the
following A Symphony of Lights mobile app to listen to the music
during the show, explore the information of the show and upload
photos on social media.
http://www.tourism.gov.hk/symphony/english/details/details.html

Press materials:

Signal testing time1 Dec 2017, 18:00-18:15 Hong Kong Time (GMT10:00-10:15)
Premiere showing time1 Dec 2017, 20:00-20:10 Hong Kong Time (GMT12:00-12:10)
For signal enquiry
on 1 Dec 2017
Ms. Emily Luk / Ms. Carol Lam
Tel: (852) 9369 2379 / (852) 6683 0371

         

Via IS-21 at 58.0 degree West, 19C Slot B 9MHz C BAND (Covering The Americas, North America & South America)

  • Programme name: The new version of A Symphony of Lights multi-media show
  • On-air date & time: 1/12/2017 (GMT 1200-1210)
  • Download link: 4075.4MHz
  • Symbol rate: 7.2MS/s
  • FEC:3/4
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • System: HD NTSC (1080i 59.94Hz)
  • DVB-S2 8PSK
  • Format: Mpeg 4 16:9 4:2:0 A1:A2 Stereo PGM
  • Pilot: ON
  • Roll Off: 20%
  • Encryption System: Free to air signal


For media enquiries, please contact Karisa Lui, Tel: (800) 563-4582/(416) 366-2389 ext 204, Karisa.lui@hktb.com.