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[ News ]  Halloween Tram Party - 2018-11-01

Students get into costume and take over antique open-top tram
This Halloween (31 Oct), almost 30 students hopped aboard one of Hong Kong’s earliest forms of transportation to enjoy a unique view of the city - and spook some passers-by with their make-up and face paint efforts!
Frightening faces.  Some Halloween accessories, face-paint and marshmallows to decorate were provided by IDO, although some participants had clearly spent a lot of time getting ready ahead of the event, and prizes were awarded for the best efforts! The tram itself was even given a Halloween makeover with spiders, webs and pumpkins - fitting for its “antique” nature!
Ding ding.  With music playing over the tram speakers as it departed from Sai Ying Pun, the mix of local, non-local and exchange students enjoyed some food, drinks and, of course, plenty of Halloween candy!
After travelling east to Causeway Bay and surprising a few members of the public as they stepped off for a photo, students journeyed back westwards, with most alighting in Central to continue their evening together.

Stepping off in Causeway Bay where members of the public also paused to take photos

Local, non-local and exchange students mingle with peers from other campuses, decorate Halloween marshmallows and enjoy candy handed out by IDO staff

Prizes are awarded for costume and face-paint efforts including gruesome fake scars, intricate make-up and very realisitc fangs – glued in place!