This monumental 9 ton sculpture ‘Wish’ by American artist Rob Buchhloz represents three dandelions blowing in the wind. Praised as a powerful statement of today’s pop-culture-influenced world, ‘Wish’ stands 50 feet tall and comprises 70 seeds filled with 36,000 LED lights.
Hong Kong’s ‘first’‚ traffic- and pedestrian-stopping aerial performers ‘free-fall’ off a Tsim Sha Tsui building to announce the opening of Elements. The Elements launch featured projection and an aerial ballet, 45 stories up on the ‘W’ Hotel facade.
The world’s largest billboard, a Financial Times newspaper, was wrapped around the façade of Two ifc in 2003. Measuring 50 stories tall, 230m long and covering an area of 20,000 sq ft, the ad also featured HSBC and Cathay Pacific and announced the launch of the FT’s Asia Edition.
Hong Kong’s first outdoor laser show saw a 10,000-strong crowd gather in front of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre for an MTV concert and laser light extravaganza. The show was launched by a laser fired from the Kowloon Harbourfront over to Hong Kong side. The event celebrated Star TV’s 10th anniversary in Asia.
‘Angelina Jolie’ jumps off Two ifc in the 2003 action blockbuster ‘Tomb Raider 2’. Directed by Paramount Pictures’ stunt co-ordinator Allan Hewitt, a Swedish base jump team wearing wing-suits carried out 10 base jumps from the 412m high IFC. Per ‘Fläre’ Eriksson doubled for the actress who lands on a ship in Kowloon Bay.