Samsung 57th Festival of Sport to promote “Sport for All”
Organized by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation), subvented by Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), and with Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. being the Title Sponsor, the Samsung 57th Festival of Sport (FOS) Opening Ceremony was successfully concluded on 2 March 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, to kick off the annual mega sport event.
The Federation was honoured to have invited Mr. Timothy T. T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Federation, Mrs. Betty FUNG, JP, Director of Leisure & Cultural Services, LCSD, Mr. Lawrence CHOW, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd, Mr. Karl C. KWOK, MH, Chairman of the Samsung 57th FOS Organizing Committee, Miss Olivia CHAN Yeuk Oi, JP, Assistant Director (Leisure Services) of LCSD and Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, BBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Federation to officiate at the Ceremony. Ambassador of Samsung 57th Festival of Sport, Miss CHAN Hei Man Hayley Victoria (Windsurfing) demonstrated physical exercise and shared their enthusiasm in sports participation during the Ceremony, to promote the message of “Sport for All” to the public.
Other programmes at the Opening Ceremony included Dragon & Lion Dance, DanceSport and Roller Sports demonstration, March-in Band and Cheerleading performance etc. In addition, free Sports Trials were organized for the audiences to experience the joy of sports.