16th October 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will hold ‘Pet Carnival．Victoria Park’ as an event of its [email protected] campaign on 30th October (Sunday), offering a variety of fun activities for pet lovers and their beloved trusty companions, while other participants can also better understand pets through this event. All of them can experience the vibrancy of the park and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). This event is under the exclusive sponsorship of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), and is one of the many initiatives supported by the HKJC’s approved donation of $630 million to the Government of the HKSAR to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, demonstrating that the HKJC is resolute in pursuing its purpose of acting continuously for the betterment of society, all in support of creating a stronger community together.
The event will be held at the Central Lawn of Victoria Park from 2pm to 6pm on that day. Admission is free. People of all ages are welcome to bring along their pets and join the programme on the spot. The carnival will feature demonstrations by disciplined services dog units, experience sharing sessions for pets, a pet’s play corner, an information kiosk, exercises with pets, a photo corner and game stalls. Apart from certain areas, pets should be kept on a leash. For enquiries, please contact the Wan Chai District Leisure Services Office at 2879 5622 during office hours, or Victoria Park Management Office at 2890 5824.
In order to comply with the requirements stipulated in the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F) and relevant requirements of administrative instructions, participants are required to scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code and produce their vaccination records for the person-in-charge to carry out a visual inspection before being allowed to enter. Participants must wear masks at all times during the event in accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Wearing of Mask) Regulation (Cap. 599I).
In accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599L) and relevant requirements of administrative instructions, all persons entering or remaining at the above event must comply with the requirement of the Vaccine Pass. The Government has added the Red Code and the Amber Code into the Vaccine Pass to differentiate persons with higher risk of infection. Venue staff will deny entry of relevant persons in accordance with relevant rules.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, the LCSD is organising a series of [email protected] activities with various themes from June to December this year in six LCSD parks, all exclusively sponsored by the HKJC and allowing users to experience a joyful atmosphere with their family on holiday through a variety of activities and games. Visitors can also collect stamp collection cards at the above venues and participate in the LCSD’s souvenir redemption scheme. Upon joining selected celebration programmes, members of the public will receive a stamp, and those who have collected four stamps by participating in two cultural and two leisure and sports programmes within this year could redeem a box of the commemorative LCSD Board Game for the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR designed by an illustrator, while stocks last. For details of the LCSD activities in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, please visit the dedicated website www.25A-LCSDevents.gov.hk.