Hong Kong to hold more promotional activities for 2008 Beijing
[ 2007-09-03 15:21 ]
Hong Kong held 500-day countdown celebrations
A series of promotional activities will be held for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, starting with 300-day countdown celebrations in mid-October, the Home Affairs Bureau of Hong Kong said here on Sunday.
A spokesman of Home Affairs Bureau said the atmosphere will continue to be built up with 200-day and 100-day countdown activities, and a torch relay in next May.
"We believe all of these events will attract a large audience and help promote Hong Kong's international image as a co-host Olympic city," the spokesman said.
The Home Affairs Bureau has engaged to arouse public awareness of the 2008 Beijing Olympics with special emphasis on the events co-hosted by Hong Kong, to promote the Olympic Spirit and equestrian sport, and to encourage community participation in full, through promotional activities locally and abroad.
The one-year countdown celebrations were held in August in front of Victoria Harbor with local athletes counting down the seconds to this world's great events.
Home Affairs Bureau：民政事务局