What’s on? Things to do this April in Hong Kong

Enjoy a fantastic range of events to have fun and soak up some culture, from the Hong Kong Sevens to the film festival, masterpieces on display and so much more.

Illuminate! Run Beyond

Following the successful hosting of this immersive installation in global cities such as Washington DC, Toronto, London and Amsterdam, Italian artist Angelo Bonello brings his much-acclaimed light show to the majestic backdrop of Victoria Harbour. Visitors to his shows often tell of a surreal experience in which visions of silhouetted figures appear to leap almost magically from the installation creating a dreamlike, mystical ambience. Expect to be enchanted as Illuminate! Run Beyond heralds the launch of the Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space. Bonello’s Art Light display will then continue until 28 April.

When: Until 4 April

Where: Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space

How much: Free

For more information: wches.com.hk

Songkran

Running in conjunction with celebrations to mark the Thai New Year, the Songkran Festival is a riotous, fun- filled occasion in which a good time is always had by all. Certain streets of Hong Kong become a veritable battlefield as participants endeavour to soak each other with water and thereby cleanse their spirits of all misfortune amassed over the previous year. The festival also marks a way for Thais in the city to promote community integration. Events at Songkran HK 2024 include dance performances, a market, food stalls and the Nang Songkran Parade.

When: 4-8 April

Where: D2 Place and Cheung Yee Street

How much: Free

For more information: songkran.hk

Hong Kong Sevens

This fantastic festival of fun and sporting excellence makes its swansong at Hong Kong Stadium before moving to Kai Tak Sports Park in 2025. For three decades, the iconic venue has provided magical moments and thrilling rugby for fans who flock to Hong Kong for the party atmosphere. A streamlined competition sees 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams competing for the coveted trophy, while China, Japan and Hong Kong (men) and China, Thailand and Hong Kong (women) battle in the Melrose Claymores competition.

When: 5-7 April

Where: Hong Kong Stadium

How much: Three-day pass HK$1,950

For more information: hksevens.com

Zlatomir Fung

A precociously gifted musical talent, at age 24 cellist Zlatomir Fung has performed with some of the world’s leading orchestras and is a hot property in the classical music industry. In 2019, he was the youngest-ever cello gold-medal winner at the International Tchaikovsky Competition. The US-raised Chinese-Bulgarian prodigy makes his Hong Kong debut, ably accompanied by local star Rachel Cheung on piano.

When: 17 April

Where: City Hall Concert Hall

How much: From HK$180

For more information: cityhall.gov.hk

Beyond the Singularity

The final exhibition of the Arts Development Council’s TECH 2.0 series, which has shone an interactive light on the connection between arts, technology and the community, focuses on the topic du jour – artificial intelligence. It asks participants to venture into the world of AI and explore the deeper meaning of its revolutionary impact on technology and the creative arts in general. This is the first major exhibition in Hong Kong where artists have used AI tools to create new works.

When: Until 7 April

Where: Showcase, Wong Chuk Hang

How much: Free

For more information: arts-tech.hk

Westk Funfest

Let your imagination run wild at this family-oriented arts extravaganza that allows visitors to explore and participate in a multitude of interactive experiences indoors and out. Try Ephemeral, the immersive public art installation created by award-winning Sydney-based design studio Atelier Sisu, which lands in Hong Kong for the first time and includes a ‘Colossal’ new element. Alternatively, 10-Minute Dance Parties is an unforgettable celebration of dance.

When: Until 7 April

Where: West Kowloon Cultural District venues

How much: Free or various prices

For more information: westkowloon.hk

Hong Kong International Film Festival

Now in its 48th edition, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) has garnered an outstanding reputation for the breadth and quality of the movies it screens. A major cultural event in its own right, it has become the template for other Asian film festivals keen to replicate this success to their film- loving public. This year the Hong Kong programme spotlights the works of directors Fruit Chan, Martin McDonagh and Hamaguchi Ryusuke.

When: Until 8 April

Where: Various venues

How much: From HK$55

For more information: hkiff.org.hk

Masterpieces from the National

Take advantage while you can of this fantastic museum collaboration in which amazing works of art usually residing in London’s National Gallery have been loaned out to the Hong Kong Palace Museum. This is the first time paintings from the National Gallery have been made accessible for the public to view in Hong Kong. In total, 52 masterpieces by some of the art-world greats can be contemplated.

When: Until 11 April

Where: Hong Kong Palace Museum

How much: HK$150

For more information: hkpm.org.hk

Madame Song

Immerse yourself in the magnificent world of Song Huai-Kuei by spending some time at this major exhibition dedicated to the life and works of the Chinese cultural pioneer. The multitalented Madame Song touched and shaped Chinese art, film, music and fashion, and her influence spanned decades, from the 1950s to the early 2000s when China itself changed dramatically. The curators have gathered more than 320 objects for visitors to admire.

When: Until 14 April

Where: West Gallery, M+ Museum

How much: HK$140

For more information: mplus.org.hk

What’s on? Things to do this March in Hong Kong

March has a string of sensational experiences to keep you entertained – from amazing shopping in lantern-lit streets to world-class art and cultural events to magnificent theatre and much more besides!  

Lanterns-lit

Soak up the ongoing ambience of the Year of the Dragon when strolling down Wan Chai’s popular shopping and dining street of Lee Tung Avenue made magical with hundreds of iconic red lanterns. Gleaming goldfish lanterns add extra colour to the display as they swim among the red lanterns – a beautiful touch signifying abundance. Positioned at the Central Piazza, an eight-metre-long golden dragon will further delight visitors, and limited-edition red packets stamped with the Chinese name of the avenue will be available until the early part of the month. Enjoy the vibe of a street in which East meets West.

When: Until 10 Mar

Where: Lee Tung Avenue

How much: Free

For more information: leetungavenue.com.hk

Miss Julie

August Strindberg’s masterpiece of theatre takes on a new dimension in this compelling local production adapted by British-Hong Kong playwright Amy Ng. Originally set in the seemingly more placid 19th-century Swedish countryside, the storyline exploring universal themes such as sex, power play, racial divides and social hierarchies has been reimagined into the post-war colonial Hong Kong landscape. The play follows the trials and tribulations of a mixed-race daughter from an elite family who seduces her Chinese chauffeur.

When: 1 Mar – 17 Mar

Where: Hong Kong City Hall Theatre

How much: From HK$340

For more information: hk.artsfestival.org

Fashion Access

Anyone connected to the world of fashion should consider a visit to Asia’s premier fashion accessories trade show. All sorts of accoutrements will be on display, including the latest collections of bags, footwear, gloves, scarves, small leather goods and leather garments. Many of the unsung movers and shakers in the fashion world will be present – buyers, retailers, wholesalers and other players in the mid-to-high-end range. The fair offers savvy visitors the chance to see some top-notch brands up close in Hong Kong.

When: 19 Mar – 21 Mar

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

How much: From HK$200

For more information: aplf.com

ComplexCon

Leaving the shores of the US for the first time is the huge cultural fair known as ComplexCon. Garnering a fine reputation over recent years, it features a fusion of pop culture, music, art, food, sports, innovation and educational activities, and Hong Kong’s success in capturing this event is considered key in broadening the appeal of Hong Kong Arts Month. Expect a host of expertly curated events.

When: 22 Mar – 24 Mar

Where: AsiaWorld-Expo

How much: From HK$380

For more information: complexchinese.com

Art Basel

Widely acclaimed as the largest international celebration of arts in Hong Kong, Art Basel brings together a vast and incredibly diverse range of contemporary works over three days. It celebrates the creativity of big-name artists from the Asia-Pacific region and globally as well as those striving to make their mark. There will be galleries to explore, curated and large-scale projects to browse through and films by and about the artists to view.

When: 28 Mar – 30 Mar

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

How much: From HK$340

For more information: artbasel.com

Art Central

Running in conjunction with Art Basel, this four-day event features an eclectic mix of artworks and programmes from some of Asia’s most inventive and inspiring galleries. Having commenced in 2015, the fair has grown in stature as the years have passed, with this edition promising to be the best; the range of exhibitors has expanded and some are taking part for the first time. The magnificent harbourfront location adds to the ambience.

When: 28 Mar – 31 Mar

Where: Central Harbourfront

How much: From HK$175

For more information: artcentralhongkong.com

Ocean Park Lunar Fiesta

Let the celebrations roll on a journey through old Hong Kong in a New Year neon-lights extravaganza. Amid traditional lion dances and drumming performances, the nostalgic ambience can be enhanced by snacks that bring the memories of yesteryear flooding back. There are plenty of other activities to keep families amused, too, as the Year of the Dragon continues to make waves at the park. Youngsters will be entertained by the Ocean 6N1 band.

When: Until 3 Mar

Where: Ocean Park

How much: From HK$498

For more information: oceanpark.com.hk

International Jewellery Show

Following the success of last year’s post-Covid exhibition, some of the biggest players in the world of gemstones and jewels gather again at a glittering trade fair that appeals to a global audience. This 40th edition of Jewellery & Gem World Hong Kong is an ideal opportunity to glean the latest developments in the sector.

When: Until 4 Mar

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

How much: $100

For more information: hktdc.com

Legend of the Enchanted Reef

Immerse yourself in the joy of watching the underwater world come to life via the fantastic hemispherical screen of the Space Museum. This under-the-sea tale revolves around three little fish whose natural habitat is devastated by the ruthless actions of fishing trawlers. Their journey to the so-called ‘enchanted reef’ forms the basis of the plot, which is depicted in 3D glory on the dome screen utilising the latest NanoSeam technology.

When: Until 31 Mar

Where: Hong Kong Space Museum

How much: From HK$24

For more information: hk.space.museum

What’s on? Things to do this February in Hong Kong

This month features some fantastic things to do –  savour the spectacular Lunar New Year fireworks or soak up the carnival atmosphere of the night parade and so much more! 

Lunar New Year Fireworks

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in style by watching the iconic fireworks display against the unforgettable backdrop of Victoria Harbour. The Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations has justifiably gained a reputation as one of the best synchronised and spectacular fireworks displays anywhere in the world. With the pyrotechnics released from barges in the centre of the harbour, the best views can be gleaned from waterfront vantage points spanning Central to Causeway Bay and over in Tsim Sha Tsui. Some hotels and restaurants, the Observation Wheel and even up on the Peak also offer excellent vistas.

When: Until 11 Feb

Where: Victoria Harbour

How much: Free

For more information: discoverhongkong.com

Flower Markets

During the week preceding Chinese New Year, flower fairs are dotted around Hong Kong to service residents busily decorating their homes or seeking gifts for friends and family. The main market is located in Victoria Park, and evenings are the best time to visit and experience the electric vibe of the festival of flowers. Join the crowds on this traditional saunter past stalls of blooms and orange trees, browsing the displays and soaking up the intoxicating scents of the myriad exotic flowers. Stalls around the city will sell every imaginable flower and fruit.

When: 4-10 Feb

Where: Victoria Park and elsewhere

How much: Free

For more information: fehd.gov.hk

Night Parade

On the very first day of the Chinese New Year enjoy a wonderful festival of fun as the Night Parade floating carnival meanders through the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui. Sponsored by Cathay International, the festive procession will start at 8 pm from the Cultural Centre piazza and wind its way to its final destination at the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers. The Year of the Dragon celebrates that iconic creature of nobility and good luck, and the theme for this year’s parade is ‘Good Fortune All Around Hong Kong’.

When: 10 Feb

Where: Tsim Sha Tsui

How much: Free

For more information: discoverhongkong.com

Well-wishing Festival

A traditional Chinese New Year activity is to head to Lam Tsuen in the New Territories and partake in well-wishing. Write down your wish, tie it on a string, anchor it with an orange, then toss it into the village’s famous wishing trees. Alternatively, release a wishing lantern into the canal to help bring better tidings for the year ahead. Plus there is another chance to see the Night Parade floats.

When: 10-25 Feb

Where: Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees

How much: Free

For more information: lamtsuen.com

Sha Tin Races

Immerse yourself in the joy of watching magnificent horses gallop around the track in a full programme of races, with the feature race being the Chinese New Year Cup. Perhaps have a flutter and see if your luck is in! Entertainment and Cultural performances abound too at Sha Tin Racecourse on a day packed with activity, including a grand opening show, lion dance and the opportunity to receive good-luck messages from the jockeys.

When: 12 Feb

Where: Sha Tin Race Course

How much: From HK$10

For more information: campaigns.hkjc.com/chinese-new-year

World of Animation

Take an almost spiritual journey into the multimedia universe of Miwa Matreyek as she delves deep into the relationship between humans and the natural world. In this amazing one-woman theatrical display, the artist’s silhouette interacts with cinematic projections, and seemingly separate worlds seem to collide into a new reality. World of Animation offers reflections on the inherent conflict between humanity and nature.

When: 20-23 Feb

Where: City Hall Theatre

How much: From HK$200

For more information: hk.artsfestival.org

Disney on Ice

It is 100 years since the creations of the Disney cannon first began to light up the imaginations of children and adults alike. Now the Disney on Ice 100 Years of Wonder tour comes to Hong Kong and brings the fantastical nature of so many of those characters closer to your heart. Marvel at Simba and his friends on safari in the Pride Lands or rejoice in the carnival of Toy Story 4 as you are swept along in Aladdin’s princely parade.

When: Until 4 Feb

Where: Convention and Exhibition Centre

How much: From HK$480

For more information: disneyonice.com

Losing It

Part of Hong Kong Arts Festival’s Arab Arts Focus, this dance performance reflects the troubled times and experiences of Samaa Wakim, whose formative years were spent in the fiery cauldron of Palestine, that land of bitter and seemingly never-ending conflict. Co-created by dancer and choreographer Wakim and multidisciplinary artist Samar Haddad King, Losing It is a personal journey based on memories of a disintegrating world.

When: 27-28 Feb

Where: Cultural Centre Studio Theatre

How much: From HK$180

For more information: hk.artsfestival.org

AIA Carnival

Enjoy a fun-filled time at this carnival against the spectacular setting of Victoria Harbour. Plenty of entertainments will keep everyone amused, from comedy performers to local and international music acts to carnival games to thrilling rides. Beside a host of performing arts shows and interactive sporting events, The World Circus takes centre stage in the Big Top as well. This is an event with a European feel but a local edge, and there will be oodles of food and drink to recharge the batteries.

When: Until 25 Feb

Where: Central Harbourfront

How much: From HK$95

For more information: aiacarnival.com

What’s on? Things to do this January in Hong Kong

January offers a slew of sensational things to do and see to keep you entertained – from a marathon to arts festivals to major archaeological discoveries to so much more!

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair

As the first of its kind in Asia this year, this show is guaranteed to be a premium event and one that will have the toys and games industry buzzing. Attracting exhibitors of the highest calibre, it is an ideal opportunity to discover new products from hundreds of trendsetting market players and have some fun in the process. There will be smart-tech toys, soft toys, remote-control toys and more besides. For those in the industry, the chance to network, build up contacts and find reliable partners and direct suppliers is invaluable.

When: 8-11 Jan

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

How much: Prices vary

For more information: expopromoter.com

Hong Kong Marathon

Running a marathon is perhaps the ultimate test of one’s capabilities in endurance and sheer willpower. No wonder, then, that the annual Hong Kong race is well supported with the highest participation rate of any local sporting event. Up to 74,000 runners from across Hong Kong and overseas will begin on Nathan Road and finish 42.195 kilometres later at Victoria Park. It is a World Athletics’ Gold Label road race and this year serves as the Asian Marathon Championships, with top runners from the region invited to compete. The event also comprises a half marathon, 10km race, 10km Wheelchair Race and Wheelchair Trial.

When: 21 Jan

Where: Various venues

How much: Free viewing

For more information: hkmarathon.com

Brent Faiyaz

With nods to R&B, hip-hop and soul, American singer Brent Faiyaz is touring his much-acclaimed Wasteland album with a date in Hong Kong. The concert is expected to attract lovers of all three genres such is the magnetic appeal of the 28-year-old artist who knows how to test musical boundaries. The album featured guest turns by Tyler, the Creator, Alicia Keys and Drake, and came on the heels of an EP provocatively titled F**k the World. The set list for Faiyaz’s ‘It’s a Wasteland’ tour will surely include tracks from both recordings.

When: 30 Jan

Where: Rotunda 2, KITEK, Kowloon

How much: HK$799

For more information: cityline.com

Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo

A huge showcase for an amazing panoply of products makes a welcome return as the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong presents its 57th shopping festival of local brands. The expo always draws large crowds keen to grab a bargain or two or simply have fun from the range of activities offered in a packed entertainment programme.

When: Until 8 Jan

Where: Victoria Park, Causeway Bay

How much: HK$8

For more information: hkbpe.com.hk

Gazing at Sanxingdui

Shown for the first time in a major exhibition outside Sichuan, the recent archaeological discoveries at the Sanxingdui site near Chengdu – with almost half excavated between 2020 and 2022 – shed new light on Chinese civilisation in the upper Yangtze River valley. Featuring 120 bronze, jade, gold and pottery objects, some date back 4,500 years while a number of them are national treasures, all are testaments to the expertise of modern Chinese archaeology.

When: Until 8 Jan

Where: Gallery 8, Hong Kong Palace Museum, West Kowloon Cultural District

How much: HK$150

For more information: hkpm.org.hk

Sai Kung Hoi Arts Festival

Based in Yim Tin Tsai, this festival has grown over the years and now includes Sharp Island, Kau Sai Chau, High Island and Sai Kung town. Taking ‘Joy Again, Isle’ as its theme, it promotes the history, culture, heritage and natural environment of Sai Kung District’s scenic islands through art explorations and the healing power of the arts and nature. These local experiences can be shared.

When: Until 14 Jan

Where: Sai Kung town and islands

How much: Free

For more information: skhartsfestival.hk

teamLab Future Park

For a great immersive experience that takes the co-creation concept to the next level, this futuristic amusement park should not be missed. Located in a venue spanning more than 10,000 square feet, this is interactive fun how it should be, using art and technology to reimagine a universe co-created by the individual participant in an immersive art space. This iteration of an event that roves the region features six popular Future Park works that are bound to appeal.

When: Until 14 Jan

Where: MegaBox, Kowloon Bay

How much: Various prices

For more information: ttt-works.com

The Oyster Odyssey

For years, oyster reefs have played a vital role in the ecology and marine environment of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta. This exhibition offers an immersive journey into the underwater world of oysters, exploring the historical significance of oyster cultivation and how the local industry developed, as well as highlighting efforts to restore “Hong Kong’s lost treasure”.

When: Until 31 Jan

Where: Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Pier 8, Star Ferry, Central

How much: HK$30

For more information: hkmaritimemuseum.org

HK2 Night Scene Bus

What better way to see the magnificent night sights of Hong Kong and Kowloon than by taking an open-top double-decker bus. The Citybus Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus is running a night service, HK2, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Tourism Board that allows passengers to hop on and off to visit more than 50 landmarks. Embracing iconic rickshaws of a bygone era, but with a driver rather than a puller at the helm, it offers a blend of the past and the present.

When: Ongoing

Where: Star Ferry, Central

How much: Night pass HK$100 (tourists HK$20).

For more information: rickshawbus.com

What’s on? Things to do this December in Hong Kong

A December to remember! Make it merry and bright this month with Hong Kong’s month-long of events and festivities. A Tale of Three Cities, Convergence, Heritage Roving Exhibition, Hong Kong International Darts Festival, Clockenflap and many more.

Clockenflap

The 13th edition of the Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival brings a slew of top-ranking performers to the Central Harbourfront for three days. Headlining on the Saturday is an iconic group from the Brit-pop era of the ’90s, namely Jarvis Cocker and his Pulp bandmates. Other notable performers include Australian-Japanese singer-songwriter Joji, who is the star attraction on the following day during the last leg of his world tour, plus Japanese chart-toppers Yoasobi. The festival continues its ongoing commitment to promoting leading lights from Asia, like pop sensation Wednesday Campanella, and indie-pop duo Running Youth.

When: 1-3 Dec

Where: Central Harbourfront

How much: From HK$1,280


For more information: clockenflap.com

HK International Darts

Top local darts players and their overseas counterparts flex their wrist muscles over four days in this fifth edition of the international tournament. With the Parent-Child Sports Carnival held alongside the main competition, the large-scale event on the site of the old airport has many strands to attract sporting and non-sporting folk alike. A darts charity marathon and more than 300 booths will keep everyone entertained.

When: Until 3 Dec
Where: Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
How much: Free


For more information: hkidf.com.hk

Convergence

Action and arts fans will rejoice at the spectacle brought to the stage in this magnificent performance by Hong Kong Dance Company which gets to the heart of what Chinese martial arts and dance are all about. By exploring the synergy between both forms of expression, Convergence is able to deliver new interpretations as dancers wow the audience through their athletic prowess and sinuous movement. This is the live premiere of an award-winning production conceived and choreographed by the company’s Artistic Director, Yang Yuntao.

When: 8-10 Dec
Where: The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
How much: From HK$350


For more information: hkdance.com

Streetathon

This year sees the return of the much-praised Hong Kong Streetathon, an event that helped kick-start the local running culture. Through the organiser, RunOurCity, it is also committed to working with other charity foundations and NGOs to foster sustainable development. For the first time, a full marathon will wind its way through the city centre and round the harbour, and runners will power through 10km of the Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel. Other highlights: a cross-harbour half- marathon, Runners Expo and the Youth race.

When: 9-17 Dec
Where: Various venues
How much: Free viewing


For more information: streetathon.com

Herstory

Hong Kong Dance Company presents a performance that embodies the words and imagination of women. First produced in 2008, when it won two Hong Kong Dance Awards, HerStory is inspired by the 400-year-old language developed by women in China known as Nushu and brings to life the writings of two Hong Kong female authors, evoking memories through dance, music and imagery.

When: 15-17 Dec
Where: The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
How much: From HK$380


For more information: hkdance.com

Breaking For Gold

Dance enthusiasts are in for a treat with the Breaking for Gold World Series reaching its finale (on 15-16 December). About 200 of the best breakers from around the globe will seek to impress the judges and earn vital qualification points for the Olympic Games in Paris, while local participants will hope to draw inspiration from a supportive home crowd. Standard and Latin dancers will also compete in various championships as part of the Hong Kong Open.

When: 15-29 Dec
Where: Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai
How much: Various prices


For more information: dancesport.org.hk

A Tale of Three Cities

Three museums unite for a showcase of silk, revealing how the precious commodity was exported from China to the world in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Trade paintings, fine silks, clothing, home fabrics and accessories feature among more than 100 sets of artefacts on view from the collections of the Guangdong Museum, the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Macao Museum as part of the third Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macao Greater Bay Area Culture and Arts Festival.

When: Until 17 Dec
Where: Hong Kong Museum of Art
How much: Free


For more information: hk.art.museum

The Impossible Trial

Returning with the original star- studded cast, this superb musical touches on powerful human themes that kept packed audiences enthralled during previous performances. Greed, pride, loss of wealth and the journey travelled to gain personal redemption are all explored in Hong Kong Repertory Theatre’s magnificent production.

When: Until 17 Dec
Where: Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon Cultural District
How much: HK$360, $520, $680


For more information: hkrep.com

Heritage Roving Exhibition

The landscaping and greening attributes of 10 declared monuments and historic buildings dotted around the territory are highlighted at an exhibition touring public libraries this month. Organised to complement the Heritage Fiesta held this autumn, which had offered free guided tours of fabulous sites like Flagstaff House, the roving displays pinpoint the work and success of various initiatives to preserve these iconic buildings and thus Hong Kong’s past.

When: Until 29 Dec
Where: Various public libraries
How much: Free


For more information: heritage.gov.hk

What’s on? Things to do this November in Hong Kong

Mark your calendars and see the amazing swim across Victoria Harbour or views flicks at the film festivals or absorb cultural offerings at museums, music festivals and dance performances this November.

New World Harbour Race

Against the superb and unforgettable backdrop of the Hong Kong skyline, this challenging swim allows competitors to test their mettle in the waters of Victoria Harbour. The cross-harbour race, which traces its roots back to 1906, is always a popular draw and welcomes thousands of avid participants from across the world. Swimmers on the day will commence from the Bauhinia Square Public Pier in Wan Chai and finish at the Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui. The quota for entrants this year has increased to 4,000 and there will be an elite International Race as well as hardy swimmers from across the Greater Bay Area taking the plunge.

When: 12 November

Where: Victoria Harbour

How much: Free

Muse Fest HK 2023

Explore the cultural delights on offer across various venues in the city’s history, art and science museums under the theme ‘Hong Kong H.A.S. Museums. All month there are multifarious events designed to broaden your horizons and understanding of mind-blowing subjects such as the wonders of science fiction as portrayed at an exhibition staged by the Hong Kong Science Museum. A two-day carnival entitled ‘A Fiesta of Imagination’ is a highlight. This is just one of a superb series of events and programmes across many venues which allow visitors to absorb knowledge and soak up culture.

When: 1-30 November

Where: Various venues

How much: Free

For more information: museums.gov.hk

The Great Gatsby

Hong Kong Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre captures the essence of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, The Great Gatsby, in a wonderful portrayal of life lived to excess in opulent 1920s America – a tale of never-ending parties, unbridled greed and obsessive desires simmering not far from the surface in high-society New York. Performed against the backdrop of a steamy jazz-infused soundtrack and art deco sets by Tim Yip, dancers along with vocalist E. Faye Butler and narrator James Seol capture the spirit of the age.

When: 4-5 November

Where: Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

How much: From $220

Jewish Film Festival

Asia’s flagship Jewish festival has gone from strength to strength and now offers a magnificently diverse range of films showcasing Jewish life. The number of filmmakers keen for their work celebrating the Jewish tradition to be showcased in Hong Kong has grown, with 21 features, documentaries and short films able to be enjoyed.

When: 11-19 November

Where: Golden Scene Cinema, Kennedy Town

How much: From $110 per film; all access pass HK$1,800

For more information: hkjff.org

Asian Film Festival

Watch some of the finest films Asia has to offer at various cinemas throughout Hong Kong. Almost 100 films will be aired during the festival, which has gained international recognition for the quality and breadth of its programme. In addition to locally produced features, regional selections from the far and near will be screened. Masterclasses and workshops will be staged by renowned filmmakers such as Shunji Iwai and Koji Yakusho, while eight directors including Taiwan’s Lee Hong- chi vie for the New Talent Award.

When: Until 17 November

Where: Various venues

How much: From $95

For more information: hkaff.asia

Pop Culture Festival

Hong Kong certainly has its own distinctive pop culture and a whole raft of acts will be performing throughout a festival that urges us to ‘Let’s Pop’. There will also be outdoor activities, thematic exhibitions and film screenings to bring back memories and conjure up masterpieces from Hong Kong’s golden era of Cantopop in the ’80s and ’90s. The festival highlights the progress over the years of local pop music, its creativity and its character.

When: Until 18 November

Where: Various venues

How much: Various prices

For more information: pcf.gov.hk

Killing TV

Interaction between art and television is the concept behind Killing TV, as 15 contemporary artists from a mix of backgrounds contribute to an exhibition that explores the cultural, psychological and social impact of the boob tube. A range of videos including performance art and sculptural installations as well as TV shows and commercials will excite the senses and stimulate memories from the past, present and the future while addressing television’s pervasive power since the 1970s.

When: Until 19 November

Where: Tai Kwun

How much: Free

For more information: taikwun.hk

Night Vibes Hong Kong @ Museums

As efforts to support the ‘Night Vibes Hong Kong’ campaign gather momentum, Hong Kong museums are offering special programmes to bolster evenings out around town. The Hong Kong Museum of Art presents a range of exhibitions and screens a romantic local film.

When: Until 26 November

Where: Hong Kong Museum of Arts, Hong Kong Science Museum and Hong Kong Space Museum

How much: Various prices

For more information: lcsd.gov.hk

Great Music 2023

Winding down this month is a series of concerts under the Great Music 2023 umbrella that has seen musicians from around the world gather in Hong Kong to perform a plethora of programmes catering to a wide variety of tastes. The eclectic musical mix concludes with some superb piano-centric performances. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott team up once again, youthful South Korean talent Seong-Jin Cho hits the keys during a stirring recital, and veteran Brazilian jazz artist Eliane Elias lets rip.

When: Until 28 November

Where: Various venues

How much: Various prices

For more information: lcsd.gov.hk

What’s on? Things to do this October in Hong Kong

Make October more fun and entertaining with all the cultural events ranging from Sports events to trade shows and concerts that are taking place this month. Gafencu has picked the ones you should not absolutely miss.

National Day Fireworks

The traditional fireworks display in Victoria Harbour makes a welcome return to celebrate National Day. Taking place for the first time since 2019 following the lifting of Covid restrictions, the spectacle is sure to draw huge crowds keen to see colourful fireworks displays set against the amazing backdrop of the Hong Kong skyline. Whatever the weather, this world-class event is always an unforgettable experience. The event celebrates the 74th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and the extravaganza is a goodwill gesture intended to bring happiness and prosperity to the city.

When: October 1-2

Where: Victoria Harbour

How much: Free

Ocean Park Halloween Fest

If ghoulish goings-on during Halloween appeal, hasten to Ocean Park this month as it celebrates the horror show in style. There will be monsters galore, ghostly apparitions and lots of shows to keep you scared stiff but wanting more. The large site contains haunted houses and amazing interactive experiences to make sure your visit to the park is a memorable one. Favourite themes should return such as Ghost Tours, Survivor of the Undead and Treasure Hunts. Holders of Halloween Terror Trio Tickets can present the ticket and experience the thrill of three designated Halloween attractions.

When: October 1-31st

Where: Ocean Park

How much: From $388

Freespace Jazz Fest

A fantastic cocktail of different jazz styles will be on offer at Jazz Fest 2023, which will feature more than 500 musicians from across the world. The festival includes Jazzscapes, a series of one-hour concerts held over three consecutive evenings with musical genres ranging from punk and electronica to fusion and world music. Arts, DJ booths, interactive activities and plenty of food and drink will be available. Jim Tomlinson and Stacey Kent headline on the final night.

When: October 3-8 / 26th October

Where: West Kowloon Cultural District

How much: From $160

Fine Art and Ink Asia

Running alongside each other, Fine Art Asia and Ink Asia are returning to Hong Kong in their traditional guise with the much-missed overseas exhibitors also present, promising to make the four- day event one to remember. Various exhibitors and collection categories will highlight the dynamics between East- West artistic interaction and showcase new trends in collecting.

When: October 5-8

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

How much: $15

One Ok Rock Luxury Disease Asia Tour In

Japanese band One Ok Rock finally gets to perform in Hong Kong after the cancellation of their scheduled concert in 2020 left many fans in a state of despair. The group first hit international music headlines with their superb 35xxxv album, released in 2015 to much acclaim. Since that breakthrough moment, they have toured the world. The superstars’ current tour is named for their 10th studio album, Luxury Disease.

When: October 7

Where: Central Harbourfront

How much: From $599

Hong Kong Tennis Open

Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to see the return of world-class tennis to our shores in the form of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2023. Previous tournaments attracted top- ranking players such as Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki. Huge crowds are expected to watch the stars of the women’s game expertly serve, volley and lob to get their hands on some of the US$250,000 (HK$1.96 million) prize money.

When: October 7-15

Where: Victoria Park Tennis Stadium

How much: From $160

Mega Show Part 1

This annual trade show is notable for the wide range of household goods, gifts and toys on display. Exhibitors from around the world will flock to show off their wares and countless buyers will congregate for an amazing sourcing extravaganza. On offer will be houseware and kitchenware, lifestyle products, toys and baby products, plus arts and crafts and Christmas-themed items. There are special sections gathering the latest sporting products, and design and tech gadgets.

When: October 20-23

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

How much: Price varies

Hong Kong Cyclothon

The 2023 Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon will whizz through the streets late in the month, with places for 5,200 biking enthusiasts. There are multiple races being staged, ranging from 30 km to 50 km, the more leisurely Family Fun Ride and for top-tier professional cycling teams, the UCI Class 1.1 Road Race.

When: October 22

Where: Start / finish in Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

How much: Free for spectators

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

Foodies and wine connoisseurs will rejoice in anticipation of the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, which promises to cater for all tastes and sweet spots. This is a never-to-be-forgotten outdoor dining experience set against the stunning skyline and ambience of Victoria Harbour. Coming to the party are wineries and brewers from around the world who will bring some of the best beverages available and masters of culinary delights serving sensational dishes.

When: October 26-29

Where: Central Harbourfront

How much: Price varies

What’s on? Things to do this September in Hong Kong

Make September more fun and entertaining with all the cultural events ranging from comedy shows to plays and art exhibitions to Mid-Autumn festivities that are taking place this month. With Hong Kong bringing a plethora of things to add to your calendar, Gafencu has picked the ones you should not absolutely miss.

La Finta Giardiniera

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Even those who are not well versed in classical music will know of Mozart, and despite centuries having passed since his short but prolific life, he will never be forgotten as long as his compositions are played. On that note, Musica Viva is bringing Mozart’s three-act comedy La Finta Giardiniera to the stage. Composed by the Austrian musical genius in 1775 when he was only 18, this is an opera with a plot that will have you hooked. From a libretto by Giuseppe Petrosellini, the complicated romantic tale sees multiple players disguise their identities in quests for love and revenge.

When: September 1 – 2

Where: Hong Kong City Hall Theatre

How much: From HK$200

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1/X Andy Lau X Art Exhibition

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Hong Kong star Andy Lau is popularly known as an actor, singer and producer. He now adds another string to his bow of creative achievements with an art exhibition. For the first time, Lau has collaborated with various artists to create works that reflect his triumphant and longstanding career in the entertainment industry, while also diving deep into his thoughts and emotions. For this purpose,1/X will bring forth different art forms including painting, sculpture and calligraphy.

When: Until September 9

Where: Freespace Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District

How much: HK$298

Better with Beer

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Described as the “ultimate craft beer festival”, Better with Beer is a two-day event where people can come together and try a diverse variety of craft beers. No less than 150 beers will arrive straight from more than 20 breweries for ticket holders to sip on, and the best part is that they are available in unlimited free flow. Other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and food have to be purchased separately. Selected live music gigs and games add more merriment to the festival.

When: September 15 – 16

Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space

How much: From HK$450

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The Actor is Present

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Much heralded and long anticipated, The Actor is Present has arrived in Hong Kong after being previously showcased in New York, Seoul, Busan, Shanghai and Beijing. The fan-favourite photo exhibition features portraits of 200 award-winning South Korean actors – 100 female and 100 male stars – who have had an impact on the industry. The photo gallery also aims to narrate their individual stories. The famous faces you can admire at the gallery include Jung Hae In, Lee Seung Gi, Kim Go Eun, Park Bo Young and many more besides.

When: Until September 16

Where: Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong, PMQ, Central

How much: Free entry

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Ink | Pulse

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Combining ink art by Taiwanese master Tong Yang-Tze and new media art techniques from Hong Kong’s Chris Cheung (h0nh1m), Ink | Pulse is a vibrant, interactive exhibition that shows ink painting in a new and interesting manner. For this purpose, 100 ink and calligraphy pieces produced while Tong was working on her Silent Music series were collected and digitalised to create generative art, capturing each stroke and the weight of the brush on the canvas. Simultaneously, the art show also focuses on addressing the artistic and philosophical significance of ink painting.

When: Until September 24

Where: M+ Facade, West Kowloon Cultural District

How much: Free entry

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Miz Cracker Live in Hong Kong

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If you love to spend a night out laughing your socks off after a hectic day at work, this show might be right up your alley. Former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Miz Cracker flies into town for one night to perform her one-person comedy show, A Brief History of the Entire World…and also me! Expect great fun and some jaw-dropping jump splits as the American drag queen (a.k.a. Maxwell Heller) shares her unique, humorous and queer take on historical and ongoing political events.

When: September 26

Where: KITEC, Kowloon Bay

How much: From HK$488

Fire Dragon Dances

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Hong Kong is in full celebratory mode during the Mid-Autumn festival, but apart from heading to the beach or the park to sit and gaze at the moon, do not miss one of the most colourful traditions at this time of year – the fire dragon dance. This centuries-old ritual sees a fire dragon being constructed of bamboo and straw and paraded loudly through the village streets to banish bad luck. The best fire dragon dances include those held annually in Tai Hang Village in Causeway Bay and Pok Fu Lam Village. Join the parade and immerse yourself in the spectacle of Hong Kong’s traditions and culture.

When: September 28 – 30

Where: Various venues

How much: Free entry

Voyager: The Never-Ending Journey 3D

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In 1977, two space probes – Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 – were sent to outer space to better acquaint us with our solar system, a mission achieved through the precise images of the universe they captured and transferred to Earth. If you want a quick and fun way to travel into space (at least through your imagination), then include this 3D dome show in your schedule this month. Voyager: The Never-Ending Journey highlights key moments from the decades-long expedition, including closer looks at Saturn’s rings and Jupiter.

When: Until September 30

Where: Hong Kong Space Museum

How much: From HK$24

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Le Sserafim Tour ‘Flame Rises’

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Despite debuting only one year ago, K-pop sensation Le Sserafim has already earned global phenomenon status due to hit (and easily stuck in your mind) songs like Antifragile. Last month, the talented five-member female group kicked off their first tour. After performances in South Korea and Japan, they will land in Hong Kong, so local Le Sserafim fans – the Fearnot brigade – can get their light sticks ready and look forward to hours of singing along with excitement.

When: September 30

Where: Asia-World Expo

How much: From HK$499

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What’s on? Things to do this August in Hong Kong

Whether you want to immerse yourself in some fascinating music or interest your brain with some knowledgeable tours and conventions, Hong Kong brings it all for you to make the best out of the upcoming month. Scroll down to check out the best August 2023 events and regardless of which event you are going to, don’t forget to apply some sunscreen.

S20 Songkran Music Festival

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Aptly described as the world’s wettest party, the S20 Songkran Music Festival splashes down in Hong Kong this summer. It guarantees non-stop fun as attendees partake in water fights and watch entertaining musical performances in an ode to the traditional Thai New Year. Taking to the stage are local and international artists such as Breathe Carolina, Krewella, Karlie Chui and Yukio. If playing with water is not your idea of fun, head to one of the dry zones where you can dance to the music without getting a drop of water on you. When you get hungry, there are tonnes of snacks and drinks options.

When: August 5 – 6
Where: Central Harbourfront
How much: From HK$1,180
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Sai Kung Mystery Night Adventure

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If you are fascinated by the beauties of nature and intrigued by the idea of discovering different species in their natural habitat by moonlight, then this night adventure is for you. Led by knowledgeable guides, you will explore the country parks and protected areas of Sai Kung, from farmland, forests and orchards to ponds, where you can expect frogs and insects amid a host of nocturnal creatures. Be sure to carry a water bottle, mosquito repellent and a night torch for an unhinged experience.

When: August 11
Where: Sai Kung
How much: From HK$250
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Hong Kong International Saxophone Symposium

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Instigated in 2009 by acclaimed classical saxophonist Kenneth Tse, the HKISS 2023 once again brings talented musicians from all over the world to perform on the grand stage, both indoors and out. This year’s tribute to the sounds of the sax takes place over three days, with Tse headlining the finale on 19 August. The ensemble gala on the 15th, titled Schéhérazade, promises a blend of youth and mastery under the watchful eye of guest conductor James Leung.

When: August 13, 15 and 19
Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
How much: From HK$250
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Vegetarian And Vegan Food And Cultural Tour

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This culinary tour around Kowloon presents some delectable offerings at fascinating neighbourhood eateries. It also takes in a few tourist spots in between the designated food stops. So if you are vegan or just enjoy the occasional plant-based meal, sign up to discover a different slice of local life.

When: August 19
Where: Various venues in Kowloon
How much: HK$575
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Lauv: The Between Albums Tour

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Having written and crooned his share of hit melodies including I Like Me Better and Who – a collaboration with K-pop superstars BTS – Ari Staprans Leff returns to Hong Kong as part of his summer tour of Asia. The American music genius very popularly called Lauv is set to wow raucous full houses of local fans for two nights. Joining him on stage for a special performance is fellow US pop singer Alexander 23.

When: August 22 – 23
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo
How much: From HK$588
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HK International Tattoo Convention

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Aiming to promote tattoo culture and put to rest negative opinions, Hong Kong’s three-day tattoo convention returns for its seventh edition after a four-year gap. Created by Gabe Shum, it attracts talented tattooists from all over the world and provides insights into the techniques used within the art form. Aspiring tattooists can also join competitions.

When: August 25 – 27
Where: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
How much: From HK$500
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Computer & Communications Festival

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With technology leading us into the unchartered territory of AI and the metaverse, keeping up with the latest inventions in the sector is a smart move. The best place is the Computer & Communications Festival, which always delights local tech aficionados. This year’s must-browse areas include the Web3 Asia Sports Tech & Esports Experience Zone, the 5G & Green Tech Zone and for a different generation, the Smart Technology for the Elderly Pavilion.

When: August 25 – 28
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
How much: HK$35
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Vital Signs

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Paying tribute to neon signs is the Vital Signs exhibition, a joint venture between Tai Kwun and Tetra Neon Exchange which strives to preserve Hong Kong’s iconic signage heritage. The exhibition will showcase a selection of Instagrammable neon signs and highlight their history and pioneers. Curious minds can also learn the chemical elements that come together to form different colours.

When: Until September 3
Where: Tai Kwun
How much: Free entry
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Fantasy In Fabric

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Taiwanese textile artist Danny Amazonas is known for his colourful quilts and mosaic collages. Having made fabric art since the 1990s, he has established himself as one of the leading figures in the field by creating iconic ‘freehand patchwork’ patterns. The Fantasy in Fabric exhibition perfectly captures this unique style. Amazonas gathers thousands of fabric pieces in different materials like silk and cotton, stitches them together and paints on them to construct his masterpieces.

When: Until September 10
Where: Artspace K
How much: Free entry
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What’s on? Things to do this July in Hong Kong

From music festivals to art exhibitions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy as Hong Kong continues to bring forward its vibrant and diverse entertainment scene through fun events that can’t be missed. Get ready to immerse yourself in the culture, music, and art of this captivating city.

Out of Thin Air

For those who like to cast a critical eye over the costumes worn by actors on the big screen, the Out of Thin Air: Hong Kong Film Arts and Costumes Exhibition is an amazing showcase with a plethora of cinema-related exhibits to explore. A fascinating collection of movie props, costumes, sketches, manuscripts and more will transport you behind the scenes of your favourite films. Scheduled as part of the Hong Kong Pop Culture Festival, the memorabilia shine a light on the industry’s creative process and energy.

When: Ongoing
Where: Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Sha Tin
How much: From HK$10
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Also Festival

Whether you are curious about the Hong Kong music scene or a firm fan of the city’s talented musicians, singers and rappers, the Also Festival is the perfect event to explore the local hip-hop culture. Straddling the calendar change from June to July, this year’s lineup showcases about 30 exceptional acts. Among those taking to the stage on 1 July are Novel Fergus, Geniuz F The Future, Yellow Peril, Matt Force, Ansonbean and Martian.B. Given that the first Also Festival was a total blast, attendees of this repeat performance will expect their idols to raise the roof.

When: 1 July
Where: KITEC, Kowloon Bay
How much: From HK$580

Attack of Clone Venus

Marrying traditional art techniques with the latest digital trends is Attack of Clone Venus, a solo exhibition by the acclaimed Japanese artist Takeru Amano, whose career has spanned various geographical locales. In this particular display, Amano combines NFTs collectables with sculptures, canvases and installations that vividly tell a series of stories. The collection comprises more than 1,000 works, with interactive AR filters on hand to boost perceptions to ensure that each visitor is emotionally involved with the art.

When: Until July 4
Where: Artelli, Central
How much: Free entry
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BTS Exhibition: Proof in Hong Kong

As the world-famous K-pop sensation Bangtan Sonyeondan celebrates its 10th anniversary, the group is set to take fans on a retrospective journey. Hybe, the South Korean entertainment giant behind BTS, brings an immersive exhibition to Hong Kong that will use music, motion graphics, audiovisuals and more to let fans (called the Army) know their idols better. For those fervent followers who have seen Proof in Seoul and/or Busan, the Hong Kong rendition contains some exclusive content so it is a showcase that should not be missed by all.

When: Until 16 July
Where: K11 Musea, Tsim Sha Tsui
How much: From HK$198
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Harbour Chill Carnival

Looking for a way to chill this summer? You won’t need to look very hard as the Hong Kong Tourism Board’s Harbour Chill Carnival provides a collection of fun-filled and entertaining weekend events against the broad canvas of Victoria Harbour. These include music stages, performance art pieces by local and international artists, and a never-seen-before version of the daily A Symphony of Lights show. With so many attractions to admire on top of the magnificent view, spending time on the waterfront has never been so enticing.

When: 8 July – 6 Aug
Where: Harbourfront Area, Wan Chai
How much: Free entry

TeamLab Future Park

Anyone who has scrolled through Instagram has come across this touring exhibition with interactive installations that youngsters and the young at heart will find magical. Hong Kongers, get excited because TeamLab’s Future Park launches in the city this month as part of insurance group FWD’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Spreading across 10,000 square feet, the magnificent multi-sensory event comprises six installations for imaginative play: Graffiti Beating Mountains and Valleys, Red List, Sliding Through the Fruit Field, Light Ball Orchestra, Hopscotch for Geniuses, A Table where Little People Live and Sketch Town.

When: 9 July – 14 Jan
Where: MegaBox, Kowloon Bay
How much: From HK$180

International Arts Carnival

Hong Kong welcomes the return of a familiar summer programme in which art and performance come together to form a stage that is guaranteed to be captivating. Designed to entertain youngsters during the school break, the latest rendition of the International Arts Carnival will deliver a lineup of dance, vocals, acrobatics and drama that is made all the more engaging by the employment of art and technology. Excitingly for the little ones, the main character of IAC 2023 will be a dinosaur.

When: 14 July – 13 Aug 2023
Where: Various venues
How much: Prices vary
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Ateez World Tour 2023

Fans of Ateez will be ready to wave their light sticks as the K-pop group make a stop in Hong Kong as part of their The Fellowship: Break the Wall concert tour. With Hong Kong being one of only five Asian stops for the eight-member band, the Atiny faithful can look forward to a whirlwind of entertainment. Whether or not they break the wall remains to be seen, but the boys will surely set the stage on fire with their energetic dance moves, stunning vocals and addictive raps.

When: 15 July
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
How much: From HK$880
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Night of the Living Monsters

As its pride month celebrations move into July, the Eaton HK presents another fascinating event in a lineup of panel discussions, exhibitions, performances and more that has accepting queerness in a largely heteronormative society as the primary theme. Pride@Eaton 2023: It’s Morphing Time! continues with the enthralling drag skit Night of the Living Monsters, starring drag queens including Yihao, JiJi Hardy, BB Ice Fun, RaveFun and Charlieowo. Looking back on the past and into the future, the performance party is certain to encapsulate the emotions that come with being part of the Hong Kong LGBTQ+ community.

When: 15 – 16 July
Where: Eaton HK, Kowloon.
How much: From HK$250