deTour 2023 – Open Call for Creative Proposal (Workshop)

deTour is an annual design festival that celebrates creativity and demonstrates how the creative process can bring value to the design industry. Presented by PMQ and sponsored by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the event presents a variety of programmes by engaging designers and creative communities in the city and overseas.


deTour is a unique platform that seeks to inspire the public by featuring the latest creative expressions and innovative design, whilst fostering exchange of ideas between emerging talents and established creative professionals.


We are now calling for workshop proposals to respond to this year’s theme “New Know How”. Selected applicants will be offered a sponsorship to conduct workshops during the festival period.


Max. HKD 2,500* / session
*The number of workshop sessions and amount of sponsorship will be decided based on the vetting panel’s assessment of the submitted proposal and budget plan. The exact amount of sponsorship granted will be subject to the final version of the approved creative proposal.


Application Procedure
1. Download and read through the Information Kit
2. Prepare your Proposal, Budget Plan, CV and Portfolio
3. Complete and upload the documents via Online Application Form


Submission Deadline
28 August 2023 12:00nn (HKT)


Event Details
Festival Period: 24 November – 3 December 2023
Venue: PMQ (35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong)
Past Editions:


Enquiry: opencall@detour.hk
Website: www.detour.hk
Facebook @detourhk
Instagram @detourhk


Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organisers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.