Writer of Beyond The Dream: "Explore the world of reading!"


Receiving critical acclaim, the film "Beyond The Dream" became a sensation after its release. Chiang Hiu Mei (Ms Chiang), the novel writer of the same name, writes a story about ex-mentally ill persons. It allows readers to experience perspectives of mental patients and reflects on the topic of inclusive society.

Han Andersen Club (HAC) has been committed to assist the disadvantaged to integrate into society. The ongoing "Readempowers" program provides primary school children from low-income families with a key to the “Reading World”. With free online learning resources and financial assistance, grassroots students can enjoy the equal learning opportunities with their peers, therefore cultivate lifetime reading habits.

"Reading is a pleasant activity. It is like a Doraemon's anywhere door which takes you into a new world! Explore more, discover well! " Ms Chinag encourages the participants to discover the world of reading. Knowledge reshapes destiny. HAC truly hopes that parents and children can find happiness through picture books and further consolidate the parent-child relationship.

To get the cash award, participants have to complete the tasks by 5 December. For more information, please visit:http://storytelling.org.hk/readempowers/ If you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact us via readempowers@hac.org.hkfor more detail.