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Celebration Events

Celebration Events held overseas
All Celebration Events
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description City Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description City Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
1/2017 - 5/2017Young Entrepreneur Competition (19 western states, US)Undergraduate students from accredited colleges in the Western United States are encouraged to submit innovative business ideas that could change the way Hong Kong citizens work, communicate and live. Five students will win a week-long trip to Hong Kong.19 western states, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Website : www.hongkongcontest.com; Email : hketosf@hketosf.gov.hk )
1/2017 - 11/2017HKSAR 20th anniversary seminar series (Richard Charles Lee Canada – Hong Kong Library, University of Toronto)Seminar series covering a wide range of topics including culture, creative industry and economic development.Toronto, CanadaRichard Charles Lee Canada – Hong Kong Library, University of Toronto (Tel : +1 416-946-8978), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto (Email : info@hketotoronto.gov.hk )
30/1/2017 - 10/3/2017Sui Sui Ping An – Peace All Year Round Exhibition (Civic Center Plaza and Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California)Six vase-shaped large scale bamboo lanterns, designed by Hong Kong artist, Freeman Lau, ranging in height from 16 to 20 feet are on display at the Civic Center Plaza. To echo the installation at the Plaza, a 6-foot tall lantern is on show at the Asian Art Museum.San Francisco, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Email : hketosf@hketosf.gov.hk), San Francisco Arts Commission and Asian Art Museum
15/2/2017Vivienne Tam Hong Kong 20A-themed FW2017 Collection (New York)Launch of the fall/winter collection of Hong Kong’s iconic international fashion designer, inspired by the electrifying energy of Hong Kong and the theme of the 20th anniversary, at New York Fashion Week.New York, USEast Wind Code, Ltd and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
17/2/2017 and 20/2/2017Russian tour by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (St Petersburg and Sochi, Russia)Tour by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in Russia with one concert in St Petersburg and two in Sochi (at the invitation of the Sochi Winter International Festival of Arts).RussiaHong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
31/3/2017 - 1/4/2017The Golden Cangue (Theatre, Esplanade, Singapore)A Hong Kong theatrical production, story by Eileen ZHANG, directed by XU An Hua and produced by Clifton KO.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore, Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre (Hong Kong) (Website : www.esplanade.com/events/2017/golden-cangue)
3/4/2017 - 7/4/2017One Table Two Chairs (University of Toronto)“Flee by Night” performance, talks and workshops.Toronto, CanadaZuni Icosahedron (Email : info@zuni.org.hk)
3/4/2017 - 7/4/2017Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Poland – Beethoven Easter Festival (Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall; Lublin Centrum Spotkania Kultur; Zabrze Dom Muzyki i Tańca; Radom Sala Koncertowa im Krzysztofa Pendereckiego w Zespole Szkół Muzycznych)Under the baton of Music Director YIP Wing-sie, Hong Kong Sinfonietta performs with Tchaikovsky Competition winner Tseng Yu-chien at the Beethoven Easter Festival in Poland.PolandLudwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Poland (Website : www.beethoven.org.pl), Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Website : www.hksl.org; Tel: +852 2836 3336; Email : enquiries@hksinfonietta.org), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel : +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8; Email : cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
4/4/2017 - 16/4/2017Confluence‧ 20+ Creative Ecologies of Hong Kong (La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy)Confluence‧20+ presented by Hong Kong Design Centre is a roving exhibition series that offers a holistic perspective on Hong Kong creative ecologies with exhibits from 20 groups of outstanding local designers.Milan, ItalyHong Kong Design Centre, Create Hong Kong, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Website : http://confluence20.hk)
6/4/2017 and 7/4/2017Musicus Fest (Nya Paviljongen concert hall Kauniainen, Finland Tapiola HallEspoo)Young musicians from Musicus Society in Hong Kong perform in Kauniainen and Espoo in Finland for the first time, bringing two concerts with strong Chinese flavor.FinlandMusicus Society (Website : http://www.musicussociety.org/concerts/musicus-fest/musicus-fest-in-kauniainen/ ; http://www.musicussociety.org/concerts/musicus-fest/musicus-fest-in-espoo/) and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
7/4/2017Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra - Korea Tour (Tongyeong, Korea, Tongyeong Concert Hall)Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra’s performance in Korea.KoreaHong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Website : http://www.hkco.org/en/Concerts/Korea-Tour.html ; Tel : (852) 3185 1600)
8/4/2017New Music From Hong Kong Concert (New York)The Hong Kong composer series concert will feature world and US premieres of works by Ka-wai SO, Austin Ho-kwen YIP, Cynthia Chi-wing WONG, Chi-hin LEUNG, Donald Man-ching YU, Wendy Wan-ki LEE and Galison LAU.New York, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 ; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
15/4/2017The Legend of Mulan (Royal Festival Hall, London, U.K.)A dance drama performed by the Hong Kong Dance Company, telling the story of Mulan, a young maiden who disguises herself as a man to go to war in her father’s place.London, U.K.Hong Kong Dance Company (Website : https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/118517-legend-mulan-2017), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
16/4/2017Hong Kong Phil Tour 2017 - Seoul (Seoul Arts Centre)Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance in Korea.Seoul, KoreaHK Philharmonic Orchestra (Website : http://www.hkphil.org/eng/concerts_and_ticket/concerts/concertdetail.jsp?id=590 ; Tel : (852) 2721 2030 ; Email : enquiries@hkphil.org)
18/4/2017Hong Kong Phil Tour 2017 – Osaka (The Symphony Hall, Osaka)Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance in Japan.Osaka, JapanHK Philharmonic Orchestra (Website : http://www.hkphil.org/eng/concerts_and_ticket/concerts/concertdetail.jsp?id=592 ; Tel : (852) 2721 2030 ; Email : enquiries@hkphil.org)
22/4/2017 - 21/5/2017“Tian Tian Xiang Shang” Exhibition (Nelson Square, Vancouver)Exhibition of “Tian Tian” artworks, workshops and guided tours.Vancouver, CanadaZuni Icosahedron (Email : info@zuni.org.hk)
27/4/2017 - 30/4/2017Hong Kong – Vienna Music Festival 2017 (MuTh, Vienna, Austria)Philharmonia APA – 20 talented graduates of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts will return to Vienna this Spring, and join hands with Vienna Boys Choir, newly listed UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, to put up enchanting musical performances in the Hong Kong – Vienna Music Festival 2017.Vienna, AustriaVienna Boys Choir Music Academy Foundation (Website: www.festival.vbcmaf.org, www.muth.at; Tel: +852 2339 1132; Email: loislee@vbcmaf.org), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8; Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
1/5/2017Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra “HK Phil Tour 2017” (Concert Hall, Esplanade, Singapore)An orchestral performance by a 100-strong musicians (Conductor: Jaap van Zweden, Violin: Ning Feng) Programme : Fung Lam – Quintessence (Singapore premiere) ; Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 4 ; Mahler – Symphony No. 1.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Website: www.esplanade.com/events/2017/hong-kong-philharmonic-orchestra)
2/5/2017Hong Kong Fashion Designers Showcase (Hilton Park Lane, London, U.K.)Several young designers from Fashion Farm Foundation will showcase Hong Kong’s creativity, vibrancy and unique culture with a catwalk show featuring a range of outfits and accessories at a Gala Dinner.London, U.K. Hong Kong Executives Club and Chinese Community Centre, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
3/5/2017London Craft Week : UNFOLD Experimental Wax Batik Workshop (ACE Hotel, London, U.K)Elaine Yan Ling NG holds a workshop which gives an insight into batik on wood and shows how she creates bespoke luxury products which keep heritage craft skills alive.London, U.KLondon Craft Week, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London, Debbie Lo Creativity Foundation, Hong Kong Design Centre and Design Trust (Website : http://www.londoncraftweek.com/ ; http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/unfold-experimental-wax-batik-workshop)
3/5/2017 - 5/5/2017London Craft Week : Exhibition by Fashion Farm Foundation (Asia House, London, U.K.)London Craft Week will for the first time host special events featuring Hong Kong design and fashion. Fashion Farm Foundation is bringing three emerging designer makers from Hong Kong to present their design and craftsmanship through an exhibition at Asia House.London, U.K.London Craft Week, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London, Fashion Farm Foundation, Debbie Lo Creativity Foundation, Hong Kong Design Centre, Design Trust, Cathay Pacific Airways and Dorsett Hospitality International. (Website : http://www.londoncraftweek.com/ ; http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/fashion-farm-foundation-emerging-hong-kong-designer-makers ; http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/celebration-of-hong-kong-creativity-and-craftsmanship)
3/5/2017 - 9/5/201720A Exhibition in 5th Jakarta Marketing WeekOne-week exhibition with video, photos and prized games to promote HK tourism and trade.Jakarta, IndonesiaMarkPlus, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta (Email : hketo_jkt@hketojakarta.gov.hk)
4/5/2017Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap van Zweden (The Arts Centre, Melbourne)Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s Australian Premiere to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR.Melbourne, AustraliaHong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Website : http://hkphil.com.au/)
5/5/2017Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap van Zweden (Sydney Opera House)Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s Australian Premiere to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR.Sydney, AustraliaHong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (http://hkphil.com.au/)
6/5/2017 - 7/5/2017London Craft Week : Elaine Yan Ling NG and Chi Wing LO at SEEDS (London, U.K)Chi Wing LO and Elaine Yan Ling NG will be showing their collection at Seeds Gallery London sharing the theme of Time Travel Translation.London, U.K.London Craft Week, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London, Debbie Lo Creativity Foundation, Hong Kong Design Centre and Design Trust (Website : http://www.londoncraftweek.com/ ; http://www.londoncraftweek.com/events/elaine-yan-ling-ng-and-chi-wing-lo-at-seeds#sthash.xXxWTTWZ.dpbs)
11/5/2017Asian Pop-Up Cinema Film Festival Teddy Robin Tribute Award Night (Chicago)Teddy Robin KWAN from Hong Kong will be presented with Lifetime Achievement Award, and three winners from “Chicago’s Got Cantonese Talent” singing contest will perform at the tribute ceremony.Chicago, USSophia’s Choice, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 ; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
15/5/2017Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival - Opening cum international symposium (Crowne Plaza – the City London, U.K.)Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival aims to raise awareness of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage via a series of festive events in London. The first event is an international symposium on Hong Kong’s intangible cultural heritage with the theme "Dragon Boat Festival""."London, U.K.Ming Ai (London) Institute, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk), the Hong Kong’s Intangible Culture Heritage Office, Lee Kum Kee (Europe) Ltd., Crowne Plaza – the City and British Airways
23/5/201720th Anniversary Business Seminars cum reception (The Estonia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tallin, Estonia)A business seminar to promote Hong Kong’s unique strengths under “One Country, Two Systems” and the Belt and Road Initiative. A reception will also be organised to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKRSAR. (Event by invitation only).Tallin, Estonia Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk), the Estonia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and InvestHK
24/5/2017Seminar on Belt and Road Initiative (Bangkok, Thailand)The Seminar will highlight the implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for ASEAN, as well as the opportunities brought about by the Initiative.Bangkok, ThailandHong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore (Email : hketo_sin@hketosin.gov.hk )
26/5/2017 - 31/8/2017Constructing Culture – Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District (Aedes Architecture Forum, Berlin, Germany)An exhibition that features architecture models, information panels and multimedia displays to showcase the creation of a new and vibrant West Kowloon Cultural District in the heart of Hong Kong, drawing upon its connection to the dense urban landscape and the wide open harbourfront with its expansive views of the skyline.Berlin, GermanyAedes Architecture Forum, Berlin (Website : http://www.aedes-arc.de/cms/aedes/en ; Enquiries : Ms Beate Engelhorn, Curator, Tel: +49-30-282 70 15 ; E-mail: be@aedes-arc.de) and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 / Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
6/2017(Berlin)“ComiX eXchange – Ping Pong” Exhibition (Berlin)This comiX eXchange exhibition, with master class and workshops, will feature young comics artists/illustrators group “Ping Pong”, to demonstrate how cross-media collaboration can extend the limit of comics, by bringing about new ideas in the creative process, and creating a new visiting experience for audience in the gallery space.Berlin, Germany Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
4/6/2017Yokohama Dragonboat Race 2017 (Yokohama, Japan)HK 20th Anniversary Cup race.Yokohama, JapanYokohama Dragonboat Race Council (Website : http://www.yokohama-dragon.com)
8/6/2017Gala Dinner cum Flower Dome Appreciation Tour (Gardens by the Bay, Singapore)Hong Kong Arts Festival’s “Danz Up 2.0” to feature more than 20 Hong Kong artists at the HKETO Gala Dinner. Hong Kong Chinese Culinary Institute to present Hong Kong-style “Pun Choi” and traditional food of Hong Kong. (Event by invitation only). SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore (Email : hketo_sin@hketosin.gov.hk )
9/6/2017 - 10/6/2017Full version of Hong Kong Arts Festival’s “Danz Up 2.0” (Drama Centre, National Library, Singapore)A Hong Kong dance drama “Danz Up 2.0” featuring some 20 dancers and actors who follow their dreams to become street dancers.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore (Email : hketo_sin@hketosin.gov.hk ) and Hong Kong Arts Festival
11/6/2017“Inspirational Liaisons – Encore”- Chamber Music Concert at the Carnegie Hall by Vantage Music Artists (New York)A concert that features performances by Vantage Music artists of the works by four legendary classical composers.New York, USVantage Music Ltd, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 ; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
12/6/201720th Anniversary of Establishment of HKSAR Golf Invitational (Naarden, The Netherlands)A golf tournament with participation of over 100 overseas Hong Kong people across a number of European countries (Event by invitation only).The NetherlandsNetherlands Chinese Golf Association, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email : general@hongkong-eu.org)
18/6/2017 - 21/6/2017Vinexpo Bordeaux – Hong Kong Restaurant (Bordeaux)A Hong Kong restaurant to showcase the gourmet of Hong Kong food for matching with wine.Bordeaux, FranceHong Kong Tourism Board (Email: info@discoverhongkong.com; Tel: 2508 1234), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email : general@hongkong-eu.org)
22/6/2017Gala dinner to celebrate 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR (Washington, DC)A gala dinner featuring performances by artists with Hong Kong connection to showcase our arts and cultural flair. (Event by invitation only).Washington, DC, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington (Tel: +1 (202) 331-8947 ; Email : hketo@hketowashington.gov.hk)
22/6/2017 (Berlin) 25/6/2017 (Vienna) 28-29/6/2017 (Warsaw)Tang Shu Wing Theatre Studio staging Macbeth by William Shakespeare in Cantonese (Admiralspalast Theatre in Berlin ; Halle G MuseumsQuartier in Vienna; ATM Theatre in Warsaw)Inspired by the tradition of Asian physical theatre, Tang Shu Wing Theatre Studio transmits the spirit of Shakespeare’s play of Macbeth through a succession of stylised images, where body expression, physical movements and live accompaniment expose the characters’ relationship as well as the director’s vision of time and space.Cross-citiesTang Shu Wing Theatre Studio (Tel: +852 21445335 ; Email : kl@tswtheatre.com) and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 ; Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
23/6/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Gala Reception followed by A Musical Journey, a concert by Hong Kong Oratorio Society & Voices of the Valley (San Francisco)A gala reception followed by a concert by Hong Kong Oratorio Society (from Hong Kong) & Voices of the Valley (from San Francisco Bay Area)San Francisco, US Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Tel: +1 (415) 835-9300 ; Email : hketo@hketosf.gov.hk)
24 &30/6/2017Filmfest München (Münchner Freiheit 1 / Rio 1)Hong Kong movie THREE, directed by Johnnie To, will be screened in Munich Film Festival to showcase the power of Hong Kong films in Germany.Munich, GermanyOrganiser: Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH Website: http://www.filmfest-muenchen.de/en/ Enquiries: Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH Tel: +49-89-381904-0
24-25/6/2017Dragonboat Cup in Eglisau (Rhine River)The dragon boat race is the largest competition held annually in Switzerland, demonstrating the traditional dragonboat culture of Hong Kong and Asia.Eglisau, SwitzerlandOrganiser: dragonboatevents.ch GmbH Website: https://www.drachenbootrennen.ch/ Enquiries: Tel: +41 43 810 73 13 Email: welcome@drachenbootrennen.ch
25/6/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Gala Reception followed by A Musical Journey, a concert by Hong Kong Oratorio Society & Voices of the Valley (Los Angeles)A gala reception followed by a concert by Hong Kong Oratorio Society (from Hong Kong) & Voices of the Valley (from San Francisco Bay Area) Los Angeles, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Tel: +1 (415) 835-9300 ; Email : hketo@hketosf.gov.hk)
27/6/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Gala Reception with special performance by Hong Kong Oratorio Society Chinese Music Ensemble (Dallas)A gala reception with special performance by Hong Kong Oratorio Society Chinese Music EnsembleDallas, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Tel: +1 (415) 835-9300 ; Email : hketo@hketosf.gov.hk)
28/6/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner (New York)A gala dinner featuring performances by artists with Hong Kong connection to showcase our arts and cultural flair. (Event by invitation only).New York, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 ; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
29/6/2017 HKSAR 20th Anniversary Gala Reception followed by Hong Kong Showcase - Film event (Seattle)A gala reception followed by a three-day showcase of Hong Kong films Seattle, US Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco (Tel: +1 (415) 835-9300 ; Email : hketo@hketosf.gov.hk)
30/6/2017Dressing of Manneken Pis (Brussels, Belgium)Dressing up of the Manneken Pis, the famous statue in Belgium with the Hong Kong costume.Brussels, BelgiumHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email: general@hongkong-eu.org)
30/6/2017Belt and Road Forum and 20A Gala Dinner (Manila, the Philippines)Business seminar and gala dinner to celebrate the 20th anniversary establishment of HKSAR. (Event by invitation only).Manila, the PhilippinesHong Kong Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta (Email : hketo_jkt@hketojakarta.gov.hk ) and Hong Kong Trade Development Council
30/6/2017 - 4/7/2017One of Two Stories, or Both (Field Bagatelles) (Old Granada Studios, Manchester, U.K.)A new commission by Hong Kong-based sound artist and composer Samson YOUNG comprising radio series and gallery installation which will take visitors and listeners on a journey inspired by the myths and stories of 17th century Chinese migrants who arrived in Europe on foot.Manchester, U.K.Manchester International Festival, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Edouard Malingue Gallery, University of Salford Art Collection and West Kowloon Cultural District (Website : http://mif.co.uk/mif17-events/one-of-two-stories-or-both/) and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
27/6/2017 (Berlin) 30/6/2017 (Geneva) 5/7/2017 (Budapest)Gala Dinner featured Hong Kong gastronomy by Chinese Culinary Institute (European School of Management and Technology, Berlin ; Hotel President Wilson, Geneva ; Ritz Carlton Hotel, Budapest)The Chinese Culinary Institute to present unique Hong Kong cuisines in Europe this summer. Guests will have the opportunity to exchange with the chefs and fellow foodies. (Event by invitation only).Cross-citiesChinese Culinary Institute, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Geneva (Website : www.hketoberlin.gov.hk ; Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 ; Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
1-2/7/201720. Berlin City-Cup (Regatta course Berlin-Grünau)The dragonboat races will mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and, at the same time, the 20th anniversary of the City-Cup. Berlin, GermanyOrganiser: Berlin Dragonboat Company e.V. Website: http://berlin-citycup.de/en_GB/ Enquiries: Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk
7/7/2017Hong Kong Music Series - Music Interflow, a dialogue between East and West (St. John’s Smith Square, London, U.K.)Opening concert of the Hong Kong Music Series produced by Professor LO King-man with an extraordinary exemplification of the uniqueness of the musical culture of Hong Kong where East meets West.London, U.K.Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
7/7/2017 - 8/7/2017Hong Kong Music Series - Hong Kong Episodes (Wilton’s Music Hall, London, U.K.)A multimedia jazz-classical music concert showing a ‘virtual’ day in Hong Kong in four chapters: its cosmopolitan cityscape; fast-paced lifestyle; avenues for spiritual retreat; and colourful heritage and culture.London, U.K.Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Website : http://wiltons.org.uk/whatson/308-hong-kong-episodes) / Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
7/7/2017 - 16/7/2017One of Two Stories, or Both (Field Bagatelles) (Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, U.K.)A new commission by Hong Kong-based sound artist and composer Samson YOUNG comprising radio series and gallery installation which will take visitors and listeners on a journey inspired by the myths and stories of 17th century Chinese migrants who arrived in Europe on foot.Manchester, U.K.Manchester International Festival, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Edouard Malingue Gallery, University of Salford Art Collection and West Kowloon Cultural District (Website : http://mif.co.uk/mif17-events/one-of-two-stories-or-both/), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
7/7/2017 - 22/10/2017“From Ocean to Horizon” arts exhibition (Manchester, U.K.)A group exhibition featuring established and emerging Hong Kong artists, presenting unique perspectives of living and working in present-day Hong Kong.Manchester, U.K.Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk), University of Salford Art Collection and Manchester Metropolitan University
8/7/201720th Anniversary HKSAR Concert- From Hong Kong with Love (New York)A concert that features Hong Kong Generation Next Arts Grand Prize Winner 2016 and other distinguished musicians from Hong Kong.New York, USHong Kong Generation Next Arts, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 / Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
10/7/2017 - 11/7/2017Hong Kong Music Series - Music Lab: Fingerman X Beloved Clara X SMASH (Wilton’s Music Hall, London, U.K.)The concerts feature three performances produced by Music Lab, namely Fingerman, Beloved Clara, and SMASH, providing audiences with an innovative concert experience exploring social and cultural issues.London, U.K. Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London, Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Website : https://www.wiltons.org.uk/whatson/309-music-lab-fingerman-x-beloved-clara-x-smash)
11/7/2017Hong Kong Day Community Reception (Boston)Hong Kong Day community reception in the State House, Boston, Massachusetts, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Association of Massachusetts. (Event by invitation only).Boston, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York, Hong Kong Association of Massachusetts (Tel : +1(212)752-3320 ; Email : hketony@hketony.gov.hk)
13/7/2017Concert by the Music for Our Young Foundation (St John’s Smith Square, London, U.K.)The concert features a unique blend of Chinese and Western orchestras, featuring pieces from both classical and contemporary repertoires.London, U.K.Music for Our Young Foundation, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
14/7/2017 - 3/8/2017Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997 – 2017 (Arsenal cinema)The film festival will screen a series of Hong Kong films, showcasing Hong Kong's film production and talents through various lenses.Berlin, GermanyOrganiser: CreateHK Enquiries: Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk
15/7/2017Loving Hong Kong with Canadian Hearts Exhibition and Gala (The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver)Exhibition and Gala DinnerVancouver, CanadaHong Kong Canadians on Hong Kong Situation Association (info@hkcosa.com)
15/7/2017Hong Kong Music Series - Beyond the Senses : Atmospheric Music Theatre by LAW Wing-fai (Shaw Theatre, London, U.K.)Leading Hong Kong composer LAW Wing-fai utilizes contemporary theatre as a means of expression, revolving around the natural timbres of Chinese musical instruments, coupled with poetry, songs, music, dance and various visual elements to cultivate a mood for reflection as well as a taste of Oriental aesthetics.London, U.K.Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Website : http://shaw-theatre.com/index.php?id=239), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
15/7/2017 - 16/7/2017“Muban: A Tap Dancing Journey” (Toronto The City Playhouse Theatre, Thornhill)Performances of tap-dance “Muban: A Tap Dancing Journey”.Toronto, CanadaRhythm & Tempo (Email : admin@RNTTAP.com)
18/7/2017 - 19/7/2017Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Europe - Gezeitenkonzerte in Ostfriesland, Germany (St-Magnuskirche, Esens ; Große Kirche, Leer)Led by Music Director YIP Wing-sie and Principal Guest Conductor Christoph Poppen, Hong Kong Sinfonietta performs at Gezeitenkonzerte in Ostfriesland, Germany. Soloists include Juliane Banse, Clara-Jumi KANG and Lena Neudauer.GermanyGezeitenkonzerte in Ostfriesland, Germany (Website : www.ostfriesischelandschaft.de/gezeitenkonzerte.html), Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Website : www.hksl.org ; Tel : +852 2836 3336 ; Email: enquiries@hksinfonietta.org), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 ; Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
20/7/2017 - 26/7/2017Visual art exhibition “Joy to the Words” cum workshops (The Arts House, Singapore)An exhibition that features selected artworks from the late Sun CHAN’s and his daughter’s “Mirage, Treble and Rainbow” series. The work of Sun and Hikoko can be appreciated purely for their visual appeal, and the embedded words also engage viewers who read Chinese characters, in word-guessing games.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore (Email : hketo_sin@hketosin.gov.hk ), Artwow’s Father-and-Daughter Art Team
21/7/201720th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR reception (Stamford Plaza Auckland)Cocktail reception with Cantonese opera performance to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR in Auckland. (Event by invitation only).Auckland, New ZealandHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney (Tel : +612 9283 3222 / E-mail: enquiry@hketosydney.gov.hk)
21/7/2017 - 29/7/2017Performance by Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Europe (Marvão, La Roque d’Anthéron and Menton)Hong Kong Sinfonietta performance at music festivals in Marvão of Portugal, and La Roque d’Anthéron and Menton of France. Conductors include Music Director YIP Wing-sie and Principal Guest Conductor Christoph Poppen.Cross-citiesHong Kong Sinfonietta (Website : ww.hksl.org ; Email: enquiries@hksinfonietta.org ; Tel: 2836 3336), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email : general@hongkong-eu.org), Marvão International Music Festival Portugal (Website: www.marvaomusic.com), Festival International de Piano La Roque d’Anthéron, France (Website: www.festival-piano.com), Festival de Musique de Menton, France (Website: www.festival-musique-menton.fr)
25/7/201720th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR gala dinner (Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney)Gala dinner with Cantonese opera performance to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR in Sydney. (Event by invitation only).Sydney, AustraliaHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney (Tel : +612 9283 3222 ; E-mail: enquiry@hketosydney.gov.hk)
27/7/201720th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR reception (Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne)A cocktail reception (with Cantonese opera performance) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR in Melbourne. (Event by invitation only).Melbourne, AustraliaHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney (Tel : +612 9283 3222 ; E-mail: enquiry@hketosydney.gov.hk)
27/7/2017 - 28/7/2017Hong Kong Music Series - Datong : The Chinese Utopia (Richmond Theatre, London, U.K.)The three-act chamber opera brings together inspirational creative artists and exceptional singers to chronicle the 20th century Chinese scholar KANG You-wei’s years of exile and his vision for a global utopia of human equality and solidarity.London, U.K.Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Website : http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/datong-the-chinese-utopia/richmond-theatre/), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London
28/7/2017 - 21/8/2017“Tian Tian Xiang Shang” cum workshops (Raffles City, Singapore)Tian Tian Xiang Shang is a well-known Chinese saying encouraging children to work hard and achieve their dreams. It then inspired local artist and founder of Zuni Icosahedron, Danny YUNG, to create Tian Tian, a cartoon character, for adults and kids all around the globe, challenging them to be curious and creative like Tian Tian.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore and Zuni Icosahedron (Website : www.zixag.com/en/project/ttxs/)
29/7/2017 - 11/8/2017Emblazoned with Inks and Images (Vancouver International Village Mall)Calligraphy, painting and photo exhibition.Vancouver, CanadaCanada Chinese Arts Bridge Association (Email : info@artsbridge.ca)
31/7/2017 - 1/8/2017Asian Youth Orchestra Global Tour 2017 (Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall)Asian Youth Orchestra’s performance in Tokyo.Tokyo, JapanAsian Youth Orchestra (Website : https://www.asianyouthorchestra.com/tours ; Tel : (852) 2866 1623 ; Email : ayo@asianyouthorchestra.com)
7/2017 - 8/201722nd annual “Made in Hong Kong” Film Festival (Washington, DC)Featuring Hong Kong movies in a series of public film screenings, with food events to showcase Hong Kong street food delights.Washington, DC, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington (Tel: +1 (202) 331-8947 ; Email : hketo@hketowashington.gov.hk) and Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art
3/8/2017 - 3/9/2017Photo Exhibition LEE FOOK CHEE “Son of Singapore – Photographer of Hong Kong” (The Arts House, Singapore)LEE Fook Chee (1927-2012) was born in Singapore and came to Hong Kong in 1947. During the 1950s, Lee photographed the city. In 2011, his treasure trove of 1950s negatives came to the notice of The Photographic Heritage Foundation. The exhibition will also display the “Past and Present” photos of Hong Kong.SingaporeHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Singapore and The Photographic Heritage Foundation (Link : www.photo-heritage.com/books/lee-fook-chees- hong-kong-photographs-from-the-1950s/)
10/8/201720A Gala DinnerPhnom Penh, CambodiaCo-organised by HKETO in Singapore and The Hong Kong Business Association of Cambodia
19 August 2017 5 pmHK20 & Chao Feng 35 ConcertA concert jointly presented by Chao Feng Chinese Orchestra of Melbourne and YWCA Chinese Orchestra of Hong Kong to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of HKSAR, and the 35th anniversary of the founding of Chao Feng Chinese OrchestraMelbourne Recital CentreChao Feng Chinese Orchestra (E-mail: chaofengchineseorchestra@hotmail.com)
24/8/2017 - 30/8/2017Hong Kong Youth Exchange in Belgium20 Hong Kong youths at the age of 20 to join the Oxfam Trailwalker in Belgium and conduct visits and exchanges in Belgium.BelgiumHong Kong Professionals And Senior Executives Association (HKPASEA) (Email : wthks@hkpasea.org ; Tel : 3620 2918) ; Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email : general@hongkong-eu.org ; Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/walkthehkspirit/)
26/8/2017 - 27/8/2017Oxfam Trailwalker (Eupen, Belgium)A fund-raising team challenge to walk 100km in teams of 4 in less than 30 hours.Eupen, BelgiumOxfam-Solidarity Belgium, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels, (Webpage of Oxfam Trailwalker in Belgium : https://www.oxfamtrailwalker.be/en)
26/8/2017 - 16/9/2017Confluence‧20+ Creative Ecologies of Hong Kong (Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, Korea)Confluence‧20+ presented by Hong Kong Design Centre is a roving exhibition series that offers a holistic perspective on Hong Kong creative ecologies with exhibits from 20 groups of outstanding local designers.Seoul, KoreaHong Kong Design Centre, Create Hong Kong, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Tokyo (Email : tokyo_enquiry@hketotyo.gov.hk )
21/8/2017 - 23/8/2017 and 5/9/2017Concerts by Asian Youth Orchestra (Brussels, Toulouse and cities in Spain)Asian Youth Orchestra performance in various cities in Europe.Cross-citiesAsian Youth Orchestra (Website of the AYO touring : https://www.asianyouthorchestra.com/tours), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels
27/8/2017 (Lucerne) 30/8/2017 (Berlin) 2/9/2017 (Prague)Asian Youth Orchestra Europe Tour (Lucerne, Switzerland ; Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany ; Prague, Czechia)Asian Youth Orchestra's European Tour to showcase the young talents of Hong Kong to the world. They will play in various cities music composed by famous musicians, such as Bruch and Mahler. The concert in Berlin forms part of the Young Euro Classic Festival.Cross-citiesAsian Youth Orchestra, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (Tel: +49 (0)30 22 66 77 22 8 ; Email: cee@hketoberlin.gov.hk)
31/8/2017 - 2/9/2017Performances of “Tuesdays with Morrie” (Vancouver Gateway Theatre)Drama performances by Chung Ying Theatre CompanyVancouver, CanadaChung Ying Theatre Company (Email: communications@chungying.com)
9/2017International Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta (Grand Canal Dock, Ringsend, Dublin)Dragon boat competiton in Dublin.Dublin, IrelandIrish Dragon Boat Association, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email: general@hongkong-eu.org)
2-3/9/2017PLAY! Hong Kong Comix Touring Exhibition@ Helsinki Comics FestivalThe exhibition will showcase the history and development of Hong Kong comics from 1960s. Hong Kong comics artists Alice MAK and Miloza MA as well as publisher Karson MAK will attend the Festival and take part in sharing sessions, talks, live drawing demonstrations, etc.Helsinki, FinlandOrganiser: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Comix Home Base Website: http://www.hkac.org.hk/en/index.php Enquiries: Hong Kong Arts Centre Tel: (852) 2582 0200
3/9/2017「一麵情緣」舞台劇 (Vancouver Michael J Fox Theatre, Burnaby)Performance of “一麵情緣” stage drama.Vancouver, CanadaDramaOne Van (Email : dramaonevan@gmail.com)
20/9/201734th Hong Kong Dinner in London – a Highlight of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR (Hilton Park Lane, London)The Hong Kong Dinner in London is now in its 34th year of existence. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of HKSAR, Hong Kong Trade Development Council will host the Hong Kong Gala Dinner in London. (Event by invitation only).London, U.K.Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
21/9/2017“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” (Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London)Since its inception in 2011 in London, the “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” campaign has become Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s annual flagship promotion. This year's campaign will return to London and comprise a main symposium, thematic seminars and panel discussions featuring business leaders from the U.K. and Hong Kong, as well as on-site consultations and business matching sessions connecting U.K. business people with Hong Kong companies to explore partnership opportunities. A variety of themes, such as Belt & Road opportunities, Chinese outbound investment trends, entrepreneurship, branding and fintech, will be covered.London, U.K.Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk)
29/9/2017 - 9/10/2017Hong Kong in Miniature exhibition (Tokyo, Japan, Kitte Marunouchi)An exhibition featuring dozens of miniature models that capture the uniqueness and vibrancy of Hong Kong’s lifestyle and culture.Tokyo, Japan Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Tokyo (Email : tokyo_enquiry@hketotyo.gov.hk )
11/10/2017City Contemporary Dance Company’s performance at Daegu & Asia Contemporary Dance Festival 2017 (Daegu, Korea, Daegu Arts Centre)City Contemporary Dance Company’s performance in Korea.Daegu, Korea City Contemporary Dance Company (Website : http://www.ccdc.com.hk ; Tel : (852) 2329 7803 ; Email : info@ccdc.com.hk)
15/10/2017City Contemporary Dance Company’s performance at NIDF2017 – Niigata International Dance Festival (Niigata, Japan, RYUTOPIA Niigata City Performing Arts Centre)City Contemporary Dance Company’s performance in Japan.Niigata, Japan City Contemporary Dance Company (Website : http://www.ccdc.com.hk ; Tel : (852) 2329 7803 ; Email : info@ccdc.com.hk)
16/10/2017HKSAR 20th Anniversary Conference (Washington, DC)Conference with focus on Hong Kong’s overall development since 1997 and future challenges. (Event by invitation only.)Washington, DC, USHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington (Tel: +1 (202) 331-8947 ; Email : hketo@hketowashington.gov.hk)
19/10/201720th Anniversary Business SeminarA business seminar to promote the unique role of Hong Kong as the gateway to Asia and beyondToronto, CanadaHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto (Email : info@hketotoronto.gov.hk )
19/10/2017 and 24/10/2017Gala Dinner and cultural performance to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Paris and Brussels)Gala dinner with gourmet of Hong Kong food and cultural performance to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. (Event by invitation only).Cross-citiesHong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels (Email : general@hongkong-eu.org)
15/11/2017 - 24/11/2017Hong Kong’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival - Exhibition (China Exchange, London, U.K.)The exhibition will showcase aspects of Hong Kong's Intangible Cultural Heritage to reveal the city's folk traditions. An opening is scheduled for 15 November 2017.London, U.K.Ming Ai (London) Institute, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London (Email : general@hketolondon.gov.hk), the Hong Kong’s Intangible Culture Heritage Office, Lee Kum Kee (Europe) Ltd., Crowne Plaza – the City and British Airways.
6/10/2017Romer String Quartet's Concert in TokyoRomer String Quartet's Concert in TokyoTokyo, JapanOrganizer: Romer String Quartet http://www.romerstringquartet-jp2017.net/ https://www.romerstringquartet.com/