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Celebration Events

Celebration Events held overseas
July
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description City Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
Date Name of Event (Venue) Description City Organiser(s) (Enquiry)
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 )
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)
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