Analyses | Leisure, culture and arts | 2014-01-08 | HKET

Street performing a luxury?

Mong Kok pedestrian precinct, established more than 10 years ago, has given a kiss of life to the area by bringing in various performing and commercial activities, but at the same time, it has caused nuisance to the residents there. The Centre’s weekly analysis reviews the primary objectives of setting up the pedestrian precinct and examines the District Council’s recent decision on curtailing its opening hours. The article also makes reference to overseas experiences with a view to striking a balance between residents’ rights and authentic culture.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.