3Novices:Hong Kong fireworks display for 20th handover anniversary sparks controversy over use of simplified Chinese characters

A “super fireworks wall” measuring 1,250 metres long and 300 metres high is set to light up the sky over Victoria Harbour on July 1 to celebrate Hong Kong’s 20th handover anniversary, but a plan to use simplified characters in the display has sparked controversy.
At a cost of around HK$12 million – the city’s most expensive fireworks event since 1997 – the show is to include multimedia components such as music, LED screens and beam lights, according to a…
June 12, 2017 at 07:23PM
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