【街坊故事活出香港精神】

街坊帶路
2 min readJan 25, 2024

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「香港精神獎2023」正接受提名!

我在六年多前與友人共同創辦「街坊帶路」,當時大眾對「社會企業」和「社區導賞」的概念相對陌生,沒想到上年獲得由《南華早報》和信和集團合辦的「香港精神獎2022」 — 文化貢獻獎!能夠得到社會認同我們工作的價值,我感到非常鼓舞和驚喜!

「香港精神獎」的得獎者都不是社會名人,反之是一群默默堅持為他人付出、貢獻香港的無名英雄。「街坊帶路」一直致力為社區帶來在地的改變,從了解街坊的根本需要著手,透過專業的設計思維倡導社區內持續的傳承 ; 並以導賞和培訓行動推動社區創新,共創有連結性的社區。全賴一眾關愛社區的伙伴多年來的支持和參與,才能令香港各區珍貴的人文風情得以保留及傳承。

香港只有一個,即使我們自覺渺小,但其實每一位也一直在譜寫屬於我們的香港文化。我相信,社會上每一個平凡的小人物,只要心懷大信念,一小步、一小步地向前走,用抱負、行動力以及時間,必能成就心中所想。這個獎項肯定了「街坊帶路」團隊的努力,只要我們繼續去啟發更多人去欣賞自己社區,講述自己的故事,甚至成為社區領袖的角色,我期望有一天,香港文化能踏上國際舞台,讓世界都知道香港文化的價值。

「香港人嘅身份認同,就係香港精神!」

【𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐔𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐢𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐊𝐚𝐢𝐟𝐨𝐧𝐠】

Call for the 11th Spirit of Hong Kong Awards nominations!

It is a great honour for me to be given The 10th Spirit of Hong Kong Award — The Spirit of Culture Award! The journey of Kaifong Tour started six years ago when the concepts of social enterprise and community tourism were still very fresh to the majority in Hong Kong. This award marks a milestone not only for me, but also for our co-founders, team members, community partners, volunteers, and all of you who support, believe in and contribute to Kaifong Tour in all shapes and forms along the adventure.

The Spirit of Hong Kong Awards is an annual campaign co-organized by the South China Morning Post SCMP and Sino Group to celebrate the achievements of unsung heroes who truly embrace and define the spirit of Hong Kong in different aspects by putting in hard work to make changes and inspire others. From the beginning, Kaifong Tour has been determined to bring positive transformations in local neighbourhoods through a creative and compassionate mindset. Through applying the Design Thinking process with the foundation of understanding the fundamental needs of the neighbourhood, we have developed various tailored guided tours and training programmes, in endeavours to pass on cultural inheritance and co-create well-connected community networks.

Hong Kong is a small yet captivating city full of its uniqueness. We often see ourselves as “the ordinary” and consider we have little power in our hands, but fail to realize the magic in each of our own and how we are actually building great influence on the Hong Kong culture by living our stories every single day. I hope this award can encourage more people to view their neighourhoods through a new and appreciative lens, share their beautiful life stories, and even be the initiative role in the neighbourhood. Together let’s show the world the true value of Hong Kong culture!

“The Spirit of Hong Kong is embedded in being a Hongkonger.”

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街坊帶路

「街坊帶路」是一間主力推動社區連結的香港社會企業。我們以社區為真實的場景,透過社區導賞、社區導賞員培訓、路線設計服務、社區探索工作坊及其他社區項目。我們致力讓街坊以導賞員的身份帶領社區愛好者、教育工作者等人士一同探索開啟對社區的想像讓參加者親身細味各個社區的獨特之處,了解及反思不同社會議題,從而提升社區凝聚力。