:. Hong Kong Events & Festivals
Hong Kong, the Events Capital of Asia, offers a smorgasbord of fascinating and exciting events ranging from colourful local festivals to world-class arts and sports events. Concerts, theatre and dance performances by famous international artists and local Canto-pop singers create dynamic experiences. The city's various consumer fairs showcase a wide variety of latest products ranging from books to computer games to flowers. Check out the Event Calendar for upcoming events.
To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Hong Kong SAR Government is launching a wide range of celebration activities running through to December. These include a National Day fireworks display, cultural and variety shows, as well as host of district activities. >> Details
Chinese festivals in Hong Kong are an enchanting and mesmerising experience.
Hong Kong's major traditional festivals are colourful and noisy affairs, with thousands upon thousands of people turning out to join the celebrations. Fireworks, festive feasting, lion and dragon dancers, incense smoke, Chinese opera, mah jong, fortune-telling, carnivals and parades come together in a variety of combinations to create a uniquely festive atmosphere seen nowhere else in the world.
The festivals are among the best ways to experience the unique culture of this modern East-meets-West destination. There are festivals throughout the year that you are sure to enjoy.
Join a tour group to get the best seats in the house during any of the city's festivals.
Hong Kong's entertainment scene guarantees that there is always something exciting to do in this go-go town. From concerts and music to theatre and dance, from the latest movie releases to old classics, the Events Capital of Asia serves up a non-stop diet of fun and entertainment.
Sport : Throughout the year, Hong Kong offers a stunning array of sporting events for the committed sports fan. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the likes of tennis, soccer, marathon running, rugby, dragon boat racing, horseracing, golf, cricket, squash, badminton. These are just some of the exciting events Hong Kong has lined up.
This year, we welcomes athletes for the Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games. This quadrennial event sees top-flight athletes from the region vying for medals in 22 sports. Regional stars in track and field, swimming and martial arts, to name but a few of the events, battle it out for gold in these drama-filled contests. Come and see the stars of the future! You won't want to miss any of this exciting action in Asia's world city.
For information on other exciting sporting events taking place in Hong Kong, please visit our Event Calender
Major Sports Events : Check out the "M" Mark events website at www.mevents.org.hk for video highlights and details of the major sports events in Hong Kong that have been awarded the "M" Mark status by the Major Sports Events Committee.