Hong Kong Schools Music Festival had been held for five weeks, from 18 February to 20 March 2008. More than 161,510 students had participated in the Festival.
34 musicians, professors and music scholars from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong are the adjudicators for the 324 classes of competitions in this year’s Music Festival. The Festival comprises of a large range of classes for students from kindergartens to universities. Students can perform in solo classes, ensembles or in large groups. There are diversified classes of vocal and instrumental music in Chinese as well as
Winners recommended and selected by the panel of adjudicators will receive invitations to perform at Hong Kong City Hall, Tsuen Wan Town Hall or Sha Tin Town Hall on April 8, 13, and 26 respectively.
With the precedent of the past few years, Radio Television Hong Kong is invited to have the TV coverage of the prize-winners’ Concerts. After the post- production, the programme will be broadcast from May 5 during the school hours.