Wednesday, December 5, 2012



So when Tiffany decided to add some Xmas cheer in Hong Kong, it did so with the usual flair and aplomb! With superstar Jacky Cheung in tow too!
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Look what Santa Claus brought inside Tiffany's famous blue box---a 18 m tall Tiffany Christmas tree!
Jacky Cheung, ambassador of Helping Hand charity, horsing around on the Tiffany Carousel 

A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday tAKES CENTER stage iN hONg kONG
Renowned Jeweler celebrates 175th Anniversary

Tiffany & Co. marks 175 year of design legacy this year, and to celebrate this occasion the internationally renowned jeweler will host a series of holiday festivities in Hong Kong for the second consecutive year.

Centered on the theme “A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday”, a tree lighting ceremony was held at the Statue Square on November 23, 2012 at 6:30pm. Mr. St├ęphane Lafay, Group Vice President, Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan, The Hon James Tien Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board,  Mrs. Johanna Arculli Chairman of the Executive Committee, Helping Hand  and the Charity Ambassador of the event  Mr. Jacky Cheung, were there to participate in the enchanting lighting ceremony. The lighting of an 18-meter Tiffany Christmas Tree is the centerpiece of additional holiday treats and activities that took place at the site. Celebrities including Mr. Ronald Arculli, Ms. Daisy Ho, Ms. Sabrina Ho, Ms. Fanny Sieh, Ms. Cissy Wang, Ms. Janet Ma, Ms. Cara G., Mr. Jesper Mcilroy, Ms. Lea Tassova, Ms. Hoyan Mok, Ms. Winnie Chiu, Ms. Josephine Chiu, Ms. Anina Ho, Mrs. Jacqueline Liu and Wendy Ye also participate in the event and take part in the activities.

“A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday” is open to the public from November 24, 2012 through January 1, 2013.  The giant Christmas tree, decorated with a variety of ornaments, Tiffany Blue Boxes and strings of pearls, will greet visitors with holiday cheer.  An enchanting 24-seat carousel will add to the fairytale Christmas atmosphere.

Merriment awaits the young and young at heart at Tiffany Funland, where activities include crafting Tiffany coloring cards, Christmas ornaments, or even a personalized snow globe. Tiffany also offers a wonderful holiday tradition for the true romantics where lovers can express their vows to each other or make a wish at the Bridge of True Love.

Visitors will be able to take photos with Santa Claus in a life size Tiffany Blue Box.  On December 22-23, the Box will become the setting for a storybook corner inspired by the fabled carousel in New York’s Central Park.   For those with a sweet tooth, a Tiffany Candy Shop will be on site offering delicious custom-made Tiffany candies.

Proceeds from tickets sales to these activities will be donated to Helping Hand.

It is the tradition of Tiffany to spread love and joy at Christmas. This year, we are honored to bring the Tiffany holiday spirit to Hong Kong for the second year running by staging "A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday" in the heart of the city,” said Mr. St├ęphane Lafay. Group Vice President, Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan. “We are also delighted to have Helping Hand as our charity partner.  Tiffany is proud to bring these wonderful Christmas activities to Hong Kong; we wish the community a joyful Christmas filled love, tradition and happy memories.”

The Hon James Tien, Chairman of Hong Kong Tourism Board, said “The HKTB is once again leveraging Hong Kong WinterFest as a promotional platform. By bundling a series of attractive programmes, we aim to encourage visitors to choose Hong Kong as their winter vacation destination. We are grateful that Tiffany & Co. is supporting our effort for the second year with ‘A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday’, which will certainly enhance the appeal of Hong Kong this winter.

I am delighted to take part in the launch of “Hong Kong WinterFest” cum lighting ceremony of “A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday”. Christmas is a season full of love and joy, and I wish everyone a wonderful Christmas. Funds raised from this event will not just help the elderly who are in need, but also show them our care and warmth during this holiday season.” said by Mr. Jacky Cheung.

Mrs. Johanna Arculli, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Helping Hand, said “This philanthropic Event is a wonderful Christmas gift to our elderly.  Both our local residents and overseas visitors can share the love and joy of this festive season with the elderly.  It was made possible by the joint effort and goodwill of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Tiffany & Co and Mr. Jacky Cheung.  We are most grateful to this perfect partnership which is an excellent example of cross-sectoral collaboration.”

For additional information on “A Brilliant Tiffany Holiday”, please visit

Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations. Its principal subsidiary is Tiffany and Company. The Company operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores and boutiques in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe and the United Arab Emirates and engages in direct selling through Internet, catalogue and business gift operations. For additional information, please visit
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About Helping Hand

Established in 1978, Helping Hand is a local registered charity looking after over 800 needy elderly, at any given time in our seven residential homes including one in Zhaoqing, China.  We also operate a holiday centre, a day care centre as well as community support services.
Stephane Lafay, Tiffany's vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan, Jacky Cheung, ambassador of Helping Hand, Johanna Arculli, chairman of Helping Hand and James Tien, chairman of HK Tourism Board
Jacky Cheung, ambassador of Helping Hand charity
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Santa Claus in Tiffany's Blur Box
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Tiffany Funland
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Tiffany Candy Store

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