ABOUT THE
13th WORLD HARP CONGRESS 2017


 
The World Harp Congress is the largest world-wide harp festival. It attracts over 800 harpists from 50 countries and takes place every three years. The first of its kind in Asia, the 13th World Harp Congress, will make its debut in Asia’s World City, Hong Kong in July 2017 at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). Featuring the harp world's finest performers, pedagogues, academics and composers, the programme will include a wide range of exciting events, providing a unique platform for the gatherings of harpists and industry professionals. Hong Kong, ‘The Pearl of the Orient’ and the Hong Kong Committee welcome you to experience our hospitality and unforgettable travel pleasure.

VENUE

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA)
1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong [Map]

DATE

7 July - 13 July, 2017

OPENING CONCERT

7 July, 2017
20:00 – 22:00
Amphitheatre, HKAPA (Ground Level)

EXHIBITION
7 July, 2017 15:00 - 19:00
8 - 12 July, 2017 09:30 - 18:00
13 July, 2017 09:30 - 12:00

THE HONG KONG COMMITTEE

Co-Chair, Artistic Director: Dan YU danyu.whc@gmail.com
Co-Chair, Publicity, Sponsorship:      Angela YAU angelayau.whc@gmail.com
Masterclass: Jason CHANG jasonchang.whc@gmail.com
Focus on Youth and Hospitality: Ann HUANG annhuang.whc@gmail.com
Finance and Secretary: Barbara SZE sze.whc@gmail.com
Production: Amy TAM amytam.whc@gmail.com


HOSTING COMMITTEE ADVISERS:

Elizabeth Volpé BLIGH
PeiXue GAN
Moya WRIGHT
PingQiu YUE
Yin ZUO


WORLD HARP CONGRESS OFFICERS:

Chairman: Kathy Kienzle, USA
Artistic Director: Isabelle Perrin, France
Associate Artistic Director: Karen Vaughan, United Kingdom
Vice-President: Alexandre Bonnet, The Netherlands
Vice-President: Mieko Inoue, Japan
Vice-President: Mercedes Gómez, America
Secretary: Lieve Robbroeckx, Belgium
Treasurer: Jaymee Haefner USA
Chair Emerita and Exhibitor Liason: Patricia Wooster, USA
Focus on Youth: Ernestine Stoop, The Netherlands
New Music: Ernestine Stoop, The Netherlands
and more