The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority announced its partnership with the Google Cultural Institute to bring an iconic element of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage online, allowing global audiences to experience the M+ online exhibition NEONSIGNS.HK. Over 12 street views, 150 new and rare archive photos, videos, sketches, documentaries and the M+ neon sign collection will be shared across two digital exhibits to foster deeper understandings of neon signs and their connections with visual culture and history. To supplement the project, Google captured a unique series of panoramic night views of the city, using its Street View technology to allow users to explore some of Hong Kong’s most dazzling neon signs in detail. The first digital exhibit, titled ‘Electric City – The Neons of Hong Kong’ highlights many of the public submissions to the NEONSIGNS.HK website,

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