Jacky Cheung, Ambassador for the charity Helping Hand
Tiffany & Co. is bringing holiday cheer to the heart of Hong Kong, with wintry decor, a gorgeously bedecked Christmas tree and a suite of family-friendly activities for visitors.
As part of its global celebrations to mark its 175th birthday, the famed jeweler organized a tree lighting ceremony at Statue Square. A glitzy host of dignitaries and celebrities witnessed the enchangting event: Mr Stéphane Lafay, Group Vice President, Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan, The Hon James Tien Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Mrs. Johanna Arculli Chairman of the Executive Committee, Helping Hand and the Charity Ambassador of the event, Mr. Jacky Cheung.
The massive Tiffany Christmas tree will make for a delightful photo opportunity, being decorated with a variety of shiny ornaments, Tiffany Blue Boxes and strings of pearls. Take a ride on a 24-seat carousel, which was also installed as part of the festivities.
Merriment awaits the young and young at heart at Tiffany Funland, where activities include crafting Tiffany coloring cards, Christmas ornaments, or even a personalized snow globe. Tiffany also offers a wonderful holiday tradition for the true romantics where lovers can express their vows to each other or make a wish at the Bridge of True Love.
Visitors will also be able to take photos with Santa Claus in a life-sized Tiffany Blue Box, and sample sweet delights at the on-site Tiffany Candy Shop offering delicious custom-made candies.
Best of all, proceeds from tickets sales to these activities will be donated to Helping Hand, a charity organization that offers assistance to elderly in need.
“It is the tradition of Tiffany to spread love and joy at Christmas. This year, we are honored to bring the Tiffany holiday spirit to Hong Kong for the second year running by staging “A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday” in the heart of the city,” said Mr. Stéphane Lafay. Group Vice President, Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan. “We are also delighted to have Helping Hand as our charity partner. Tiffany is proud to bring these wonderful Christmas activities to Hong Kong; we wish the community a joyful Christmas filled love, tradition and happy memories.”
The Hon James Tien, Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board, said “The HKTB is once again leveraging Hong Kong WinterFest as a promotional platform. By bundling a series of attractive programmes, we aim to encourage visitors to choose Hong Kong as their winter vacation destination. We are grateful that Tiffany & Co. is supporting our effort for the second year with ‘A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday’, which will certainly enhance the appeal of Hong Kong this winter.”
“I am delighted to take part in the launch of ‘Hong Kong WinterFest’ cum lighting ceremony of ‘A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday’. Christmas is a season full of love and joy, and I wish everyone a wonderful Christmas. Funds raised from this event will not just help the elderly who are in need, but also show them our care and warmth during this holiday season.” said Mr. Jacky Cheung.