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This year’s story is a fictional account of life in Hong Kong during the 2003 SARS epidemic.   Information provided courtesy of Hong Kong Student Society and the event’s Facebook page.

Hong Kong Culture Night 2009
May 11, 2009, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA

“愛.疫:In Love and In Sickness”



A hundred days of atypical living, more than 1,700 infected, nearly 300 lives lost…
The unforgettable episode of spring 2003 has become the collective memory of Hong Kong;
The virus tore down relationships, but love held the family together in the face of adversity,
Life, takes on a new meaning ever since……

Performances: All performances, even choreography, are done by students of all majors and years.

Drama: Originally written script that includes emotional performances, come and see whose in it!

Dance: a Hip Hop performance with 13 dancers, led by our very own Kelly Wong, featuring two guest performers, Patricia Isabela Bernal from CSU Northridge and Tom Nguyen from UCLA. They will be dancing all kinds of dance styles such as R&B, House, Popping, Jazz Funk, Krumping, etc.

Vocal: HKSS’s Internal and External Singing Contest Champion, Kelsey Guo!

Band: Live background music all composed, arranged and performed by Erik Lee!

— posted by Debbie Chong


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