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Culture & Sports

Culture & Sports

Promoting Arts, Culture and Sports


Chinese gold medalists celebrate Christmas at Galaxy with Santa Ron and Caritas students

GEG once again sponsored the accommodation of the delegation of China’s Olympic medalists at Galaxy Macau™ during their stay in Macau. GEG also arranged 20 students from Escola Caritas de Macau to celebrate Christmas with the gold medalists, including Wu Minxia, the “diving queen” with 14 two-person diving world championships; Han Xiaopeng, China’s first FIS Freestyle World Ski Champion and Olympic Ski Champion; and Li Nina, the “snow princess” and three-time FIS Freestyle World Ski Champion, at Santa’s Grotto in Galaxy Macau’s East Square.

The famous Santa Ron, who has starred in Hollywood movies, TV shows, advertisements and holiday parades in the past 50 years, entertained the students and the gold medalists with Christmas stories. The group sang a number of classic Christmas songs and took photos with Santa. GEG also sent students gift packs that were purchased from the Fu Hong Society to support the development of the local charitable organization.

GEG wins 2017 Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon Group Trophy for the 13th consecutive year

Title sponsored by GEG, organised by Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government and General Association of Athletics of Macau, 2017 Macao Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon was successfully held on 3 December. The course included A-Ma Temple, Sai Van Bridge, Galaxy Macau™ and other renowned landmarks and cultural heritage sites in the city, attracted around 12,000 athletes from over 50 countries to participate.

Staff from GEG also took part in the marathon and garnered the marathon’s “Active Group Trophy” for the 13th consecutive year. “The Most Creative Costume Award” was hosted again to enliven the atmosphere of the event. In addition, the "Senior Trophy" was awarded to the eldest marathon athlete who was an 80-year-old Hong Kong athlete completed the race within the time limit.

K. Wah J Metropolis Football Cup officially kicks off

Title sponsored by J Metropolis, K. Wah International Holdings Limited (“KWIH”)’s Guangzhou project, and organised by the Education Bureau of People’s Government of Huadu District, “K. Wah J Metropolis Football Cup” officially kicked off on 25 November 2017. Two matches were held on the opening day. Experimental High School football team scored six goals against Guangzhou Huadu District Xinya Street Jiaxing School football team. The second match was the team formed by the Education Bureau of People’s Government of Huadu District against KWIH team. The friendly competition demonstrated their determination in promoting the development of football sports in the district. KWIH has been participating in various charitable initiatives over the years. By sponsoring this football competition, it was hoped that sports could be popularised among the schools in Huadu District while encouraging students to maintain regular exercises for good health. Eight junior high schools and twelve primary schools are going to participate in more than 40 matches in the coming six weeks. The final round and prize presentation ceremony will be held on 6 January 2018.

KWIH J Metropolis Football Cup press conference is held successfully

In 2016, K. Wah International (KWIH) donated RMB1 million to Guangzhou Huadu District Xinya Street Jiaxing School for the establishment of “K. Wah Education Fund”, aiming to enrich the school curriculum, strengthen its extra-curricular activities and sports training for students. Organised by the Education Bureau of People’s Government of Huadu District and title sponsored by KWIH J Metropolis, the press conference of “K. Wah J Metropolis Football Cup” was held in J Metropolis show flat successfully on 11 November 2017. In addition to regular championship awards, “Most Valuable Player”, “Best Coach”, “Best Referee” and other awards were also established to recognise the outstanding athletes, teachers and staff.

KWIH title sponsors premiere of Aïda to promote development of arts in Hong Kong

KWIH is pleased to devotedly support Opera Hong Kong (“OHK”) as the title sponsor of the premiere of Aïda, the four-act opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. KWIH has been keen in promoting and supporting the development of opera and performing arts in Hong Kong with OHK. The star-studded international casts of the show gave their best performance, bringing all the drama and pageantry of this grand opera to the stage and presenting the audience with like-never-before visual and audio enjoyment.

GEG participated in the World Challenge Day to promote healthy lifestyle

Over 200 executives and team members from Galaxy Entertainment Group participated in the World Challenge Day on 31 May 2017. They gathered at the Grand Ballroom of JW Marriott Hotel Macau to exercise for 15 consecutive minutes to promote the healthy lifestyle with the Macau SAR Government under the theme of “Lifelong Sports”.