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RISE Conference 2018 wraps up in style – Hong Kong

RISE Conference, Asia’s largest tech and startup conference wraps up its 2018 edition in style this evening at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference saw around 15,000 participants from more than 100 countries this year. RISE Conference is produced by the team behind Web Summit, which is Europe’s largest technology conference. We bring you some quick highlights from the conference: The Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam called for Innovation and technology development with no compromises as opposed to politics. She also assured those who visit Hong Kong in the next four years will have an energetic leader. Grab’s co-founder Hooi Ling Tan reassures that the market and ride-hailing remains competitive despite Uber’s exit in Southeast Asia. Co-founder of Ca...

10 Awesome things to do in Hong Kong this Easter Weekend

If you couldn’t go on your much-awaited Easter vacation, you still have a reason to smile. Hong Kong’s got you covered this Easter season. And here are 10 Awesome things to do in Hong Kong this Easter Weekend!!! Excited? Let’s go! KATY PERRY WITNESS: The Tour Watch Katy Perry’s high voltage performances as she debuts in Hong Kong on 30th March 2018 at the AsiaWorld Expo. You can get the tickets and check out the details here! HK WALLS 2018 – Hong Kong’s biggest street art festival The Hong Kong street art festival is back with a bang this year. The city will witness live painting sessions, pop-up print exhibitions and guided tours. To know more about this festival check their Facebook page here. EGGssentially ART 2018 This Eggette and Milk Tea Festival at Causewayba...

Sónar Hong Kong Returns With A Bang

Sónar Hong Kong returns with a bang, wowing fans with jaw-dropping shows.  The legendary electronic music festival raises the bar once again with a stunning showcase of cutting-edge performances at Hong Kong Science Park. Music Vibes across Sónar festival Hong Kong Thousands of fans gathered at the Hong Kong Science Park on Saturday March 17 as Sónar, the legendary Barcelona-based electronic music festival, returned to Hong Kong for the second time. Picking up where it left off last year, the festival delighted the crowds with 14 hours of diverse and daring performances. The exciting fest was held across five unique indoor and outdoor stages, creating an irresistible day-into-night party vibe. This year’s Sónar set a new standard for electronic music festivals in Hong Kong. Highlights of S...

IRIS HKG 2018 Your Escape – Hong Kong’s Largest Outdoor Wellness Festival

Hong Kong witnessed a unique escapade that emphasised on health and wellbeing on March 3rd and 4th. IRIS HKG 2018 Your Escape – Hong Kong’s Largest Outdoor Wellness Festival was organised last weekend and it was an absolute eye-opener for the first-timers. The festival was all about creating awareness and engaging the participants to consciously connect with themselves and with others on a deeper level. The festival presented the best of both worlds – the physical and the emotional wellbeing aspects of living. The 6 zones of the IRIS HKG Festival – March 2018: Mainstage The West Kowloon Cultural District Nursery Park was transformed into a wholesome, soulful destination where thousands of people participated. Many came in with yoga mats rolled up, to experience the ...

Chinese New Year Flower Market in Hong Kong 2018

Chinese New Year 2018 is almost here and the Chinese New Year Flower Market in Hong Kong is one of the biggest events of this season. The market is conducted every year, a few days ahead of the new year and it is famously called Lunar New Year Fair (Flower Market). This Lunar New Year fair will be the best place to cover all your Chinese New Year needs. What’s the fair all about? If you happen to be in Hong Kong, this is what you should probably do this weekend and all through the week that leads to the new year. Rekindle your childhood memories of the auspicious new year occasion at this fair as you tread past endless stalls of traditional new year souvenirs lion dance masks mandarin oranges galore nipple fruits peach blossoms Wind chimes colourful & symbolic flowers lucky red c...

AIA Great European Carnival is back – Hong Kong ’17-18

  The AIA Great European Carnival is back with a bang this year. The event is organized annually by The Great European Carnival Limited in Hong Kong. The Carnival is usually held through winter and run through the major holidays. It provides a number of amusement rides, skill games and lots of fun. It takes place at the Central Harbourfront area. The Carnival attracts millions of visitors every year. The biggest annual carnival of Hong Kong will take place at the huge Central Harbourfront event space. The AIA Great European Carnival is for your entire family. It is also a great place to spend your holidays this season. The Great Circus of Europe is a heart-pounding thrill show for families, featuring over 25 experienced performers from around the world including England, Colombia, Ken...

John Legend – Darkness and Light Tour Hong Kong

JOHN LEGEND BRINGS DARKNESS AND LIGHT TOUR TO HONG KONG The 10 times Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter, John Legend will be returning to Hong Kong for his highly anticipated Darkness And Light World Tour on March 10th, 2018 at the AsiaWorld-Expo. John Legend’s latest album Darkness And Light has been a worldwide smash hit with the chart-topping singles “Love Me Now” and “Penthouse Floor” featuring Chance The Rapper. The album debuted on the Top 20 of the Billboard 200 and was streamed over 12-million times in the first week. Legend serves as one of the principles for Get Lifted Film Co., a film and television production company that serves as Executive Producers on the HBO documentary “Southern Rites”, Pop Network docu-series “Sing It On”, WGN America’s seri...

Hong Kong PULSE Light Show 2017

The Hong Kong PULSE Light Show 2017 is one the most exhilarating events to watch out for this season. It is a MUST-DO and highly recommended by Hopaloopers. The lights, 3D projections, sound effects and music will lift your festive spirits and can leave you wanting for more. You are most likely to stay back for the show afterward too for an encore! It is that good. It is indeed icing on the cake of an already pulsating atmosphere set by the all new, revamped Symphony of Lights. The Symphony of Lights begins at 8 PM and it is followed by the PULSE light show.   Details of the Hong Kong PULSE Light Show 2017 Dates Time 1–28 December 2017 8:10pm, 8:40pm, 9pm, 9:20pm and 9:40pm nightly (about eight minutes per session) Location Open Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloo...

DesignInspire Hong Kong 2017 – In Pictures

For three days, this December, DesignInspire unveiled an array of innovative designs architecture, spatial designs, Urbanovation and culture at the DesignInspire Hong Kong 2017 Exhibition. Urbanovation – This was the theme for this year which highlighted  Urban, Innovation and the Future. As the theme of DesignInspire, designers, innovative brands, conglomerates and other “urbanovators” illustrate how innovation and design solutions would make a major impact on everyday life in the future. The inspiring event also focused on Innovation, Immersive Experience, Design Thinking and Data Design. Many experts from these areas participated in Innotalks, conducted workshops and put up fascinating installations at the event. Here are some pictures from this year’s event conducted by HKT...

The Design Dudes of HKDI at DesignInspire HK 2017 – Hopaloop

The Design Dudes of HKDI put up a great show at the DesignInspire HK 2017 event which was themed ‘Urbanovation’. The theme demonstrated the idea of daring to dream and ‘co-creating’ a happy city with collective efforts of innovators across various industries. Hong Kong is a creative hub for global designers. The Design without Boundaries pavilion presented innovative designs by international designers based in Hong Kong. With an influence of local culture, the “East meets West” design gave an inspiring spirit to the works of all the featured designers who participated in this event. HKDI is one of the supporting organisations of the collaborative DesignInspire event at Hong Kong. We create the most extraordinary of things from the ordinary by just applying basic des...

Now You See Me – TEDxHongKong 2017 – DesignInspire

TEDxHongKong 2017 Every magic trick consists of three parts, or acts. The first part is called the pledge, the magician shows you something ordinary. The second act is called the turn, the magician takes the ordinary something and makes it into something extraordinary. But you wouldn’t clap yet, because making something disappear isn’t enough. You have to bring it BACK. Now you’re looking for the secret. But you won’t find it because of course, you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to work it out. You want to be fooled. This is a quote from the movie ‘The Prestige’ that was quite befitting for the opening session of TEDx Hong Kong ‘Now You See Me’. Asia’s premier Psychological Illusionist, working his magic at TED...

DesignInspire exhibition showcases global creativity in Hong Kong

DesignInspire runs from 7-9th December 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre(HKCEC), featuring global design and creative projects by more than 220 creative entrepreneurs and elites from 11 countries and regions. DesignInspire Exhibition Hong Kong emphasises on placing people foremost and aim to change our lives for the better. The inaugural of DesignInspire happened on the 7th of December. It features several thematic zones from various urbanovators! Supported by the Innovation and Technology commission, the thematic pavilion “Urbanovation” showcases designers exploring the integration of creative design ideas into urban life. Italy – The partner country for DesignInspire Featuring “Italy Makes A Difference”, partner country Italy presents th...

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