Hong Kong Insider Guide

Hong Kong Arts Month

Hong Kong Arts Month

Showcasing the city's vibrant, ever-growing creativity, the annual Hong Kong Arts Month takes place every March. Located at venues spread across the city, its inspirational programme includes exhibitions, dance, music and theatre.

Chinese Opera Festival 2018

Chinese Opera Festival 2018

Traditional, yet innovative, the Chinese Opera Festival presents performances by masters of the art. The programme covers different genres of Chinese Opera, including Peking, Kunqu, Yue, Diaoqiang, Pingdiao, Puxian, Xiqin, as well as local Cantonese opera. Apart from the performances on stage, there are also guided appreciation sessions, talks and exhibitions.

Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival

Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival

This annual three-day show boasts the hottest international and local live music, film, arts, culinary experiences and much more besides. With a growing attendance of over 60,000 people, it is widely considered to be one of the city's greatest music and arts event of the year.

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Originally a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan, it has now been transformed into a modern sports carnival with hundreds of top athletes competing over three days of intense racing. Tourists can watch and cheer from the shores of Victoria Harbour, as well as various other locations throughout the city.

Fireworks Displays and Countdown

Fireworks Displays and Countdown

Enjoying a spectacular fireworks display across one of the world's most beautiful harbour is an experience you should not miss if you happen to be in town during one of these occasions: New Year's Eve countdown, Chinese New Year and National Day (October 1st).

Hong Kong Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Chinese New Year

During Chinese New Year, the city celebrates one of its biggest and most colourful festival. Popular activities include a visit to the flower markets, watching fireworks over the harbour, taking part in the fabulous parade and praying for a good year ahead at one of the many temples.

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