Thousand People Poon Choi Feast for the Year of the Monkey

(HKCN organized the “Thousand People Poon Choi Feast for the Year of the Monkey”  - March 20, 2016)

Hong Kong Community Network (HKCN) organized the “Thousand People Poon Choi Feast for the Year of the Monkey” on March 20, 2016 at Kwai Chung Sports Ground. More than 30 guests including the Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong Government Mrs Carrie Lam, GBS, JP, and the Executive Director of Henderson Land Development Company Ltd, Dr. Lee Ka Kit - GBS, JP, DBA (Hon) attended the event with more than 1000 social disadvantaged group including local ethnic minorities, elderly, and the physically disabled.

 

The theme of the event is “Harmony.Appreciate HK.Support Social Enterprise”. We accommodated the needs of Muslims and designed the “Halal Poon Choi” for them, with food including Vegetable Samosa, pokora, Aloo Tikki, Tandoori Chicken Tikka, Seekh Kabab, Chicken Curry, Plain Nan, Steam Rice, Chatni and Spring roll. We hope friends of different ethnicities can experience the Chinese traditional poon choi feast together.

 

Moreover, we have also invited more than 10 local social enterprises to introduce their services in game booths and perform their talents on stage. We treat this event as an opportunity to promote social enterprises with their meaningful services. HKCN wishes participants can learn more about social enterprises through this event, and also learn to respect and care for people from different backgrounds.