We have organised a lot of successful events to promote Fair Trade concept.
Let’s get started to look back all of those exciting moments!
Fair Trade Fiesta 2015
On every second Saturday in May, known as the “Global Fair Trade Day”, Fair Trade hong Kong Foundation would organse the Fairtrade Bazzar to promote the Fair Trade concept to the public. This year with the theme of “Fairness Inside You”, we had organised the bazzar in Kwai Fong Plaza with the attendance of the celebrities like artist Miss Leila Kong and singer Miss Eman Lam. They had shared their excellent ideas on using Fair Trade products and showed their euthauism on visiting Fairtrade counters inside the venue. Representatives from Hong Kong broadband and volunteers from various organisations had also kindly helped to promote the products from various counters that sold Fairtrade products like. DIY coffee, Fair Trade skincare products. With all these X-factors, the bazzar event has generated record-breaking revenue for the attended trader partners and proven to be the leading event that raised the awareness on Fair Trade.
Charity Film Premiere – Chasing Ice
Our organisations has arranged the premiere event of the film “Chasing Ice” to raise the public awareness on global climate change and Fair Trade concept. Directed and filmed by James Balog, the film captures the accumulated changes in glaciers and has successfully won more than 30 international film awards. In the discussion forum section, We have prepared delicacies of Fair Trade Food and invited the woman explore Ms. Rebecca Lee, ex-director of the Hong Kong obervatory Mr. Lam Chiu Ying SBS, popular-science writer Doctor Lee Wai Choi and ProjeTerrae director Mr. Jackie Chu to attend and share the message of “Support Fair Trade to resist on climate Change”. With the support of more than 13 corporations and 600 guests by attendance, we have successfully propoagated the message of “Support Fair Trade” and “Support sustainability devleopment”.
Fair Trade Fortnight 2014
Hong Kong Fair Trade Fortnight kicked off on 10 May,2014. The topic is “Buy Fair Trade products to support farmers away from poverty ”. It was our pleasure to invite Anthony Wong as a Fair Trade Ambassador to promote Fair Trade and share his experience in supporting Fair Trade. Besides, Kenny Chan from C All Star also played wonderful freestyle football and promote Fair Trade Charity Football Match. Several Fair Trade retailers and traders also attend Metroplaza and sell their Fairtrade products. It was encouraging that the revenue generated was nearly HKD$240,000. The enthusiastically support from the citizens show that the social society have deepen their understanding in Fair Trade and support farmers through practical action. Let’s help the poverty and swap to Fair Trade products.
Fair Trade Charity Football Match 2014
The first Fair Trade Charity Football Match was held in Tsing Yi on 1 June,2014. It aimed to let the participants understand the idea of Fair Trade and football producers. There are 12 companies joined in 2014. The winner was HKEx, first runner up was Jebsen Group, second runner up was HKBN, fourth place was FUJI XEROX. Furthermore, HKBN got the Top Fundraising Award