Events

September 2016 to February 2017

Sep
01
Events
Love Kung Fu Panda? Here's a training programme to turn you into the next Kung Fu master! You'll learn to master the spirit of chi alongside the Dragon Warrior and his fun-loving friends.
Thu - Wed
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel

September 2016 to January 2017

Sep
29
Exhibitions
Featuring two world-famous photographers, the exhibition sheds light on their common passion in capturing the many facets of Asia. Brake was the only Western photographer allowed in the People's Republic of China to document its 10th anniversary and McCurry is best known for his Afghan Girl portrait.
Thu - Sat
Chantal Miller Gallery, Asia Society Hong Kong Centre

November 2016 to January 2017

Nov
03
Exhibitions
A sneak peek into the Hakka culture. Some never-been-seen multimedia exhibits, including 3D digital motion capture of real time kung fu, will lead you through the origins of Hakka martial arts, the evolution of kung fu, the Hakka unicorn dance and more.
Thu - Wed
City University of Hong Kong
Nov
05
Exhibitions
The American director, whose dark, gothic take on films make for tales that are both quirky and fantastical, is bringing his exhibition to Hong Kong. The collection will showcase more than 500 drawings, photographs, puppets and sculptures made by the director/artist/anim­ator throughout his life.
Sat - Mon
Artistree, 1/F Cornwall House, Taikoo Place
Nov
10
Exhibitions
Naval doctor Dezso Bozoky (1871-1957) travelled to the East during the first decade of the 20th century. He recorded his journey in a diary and took hundreds of photographs of Hong Kong, including its world-famous Victoria Harbour. This exhibition offers a rare glimpse of what the former British colony would have looked like more than...
Thu - Sun
University Museum and Art Gallery
Nov
24
School
Five Hong Kong students aged 16 or above will join summer courses at colleges and universities in Britain, and you could be one of them.
Thu - Tue
Nov
29
Exhibitions
A multi-sensory art exhibition takes you on a journey around the globe - from the grey skies of London on the shoulders of the mighty Owl King Strix, all the way to the bright lights of Times Square in New York with American Deer President Odo. Prepare to be inspired by this immersive storytelling.
Tue - Fri
Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong Soho, Sheung Wan.

November 2016 to February 2017

Nov
24
Arts
Decorate some patterned postcards and wooden gift boxes for the holiday season! All it takes is paint and water, and you can try this old-fashioned technique.
Thu - Sun
K11 art space

November 2016 to December 2016

Nov
24
Events
A chance for science lovers to have some crazy fun with STEM activities. You'll explore how heat can affect the look of an item by decorating your own colour-changing mug. There are other workshops on offer, too.
Thu 12:45 - Sun 12:45
Hong Kong Science Park
Nov
25
Exhibitions
Winners of the Prince of Wales' Commonwealth Environmental Photography awards showcase stunning pictures of the world's oceans under the themes of Nature's Assets, People and the Oceans, and Human Impacts.
Fri - Sat
Hong Kong Maritime Museum

December 2016 to April 2017

Dec
01
Music/gigs
Hosted by the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Austria, this competition is a golden opportunity for young musicians to show what they can do. There are two categories - piano and violin, so if you play either of these, consider signing up for a chance to win a cash prize.
Thu - Sun
Dec
15
Events
If you love the city's feathered friends, you won't want to miss Hong Kong Wetland Park's signature winter event that's all about birds.
Thu - Mon
Hong Kong Wetland Park

December 2016 to January 2017

Dec
02
Exhibitions
You might think you know something about dinosaurs, but it's unlikely you've ever met one face to face. Well, now you can: Hong Kong Science Museum is holding an immersive exhibition all about the king of the dinos, T-Rex.
Fri - Tue
Hong Kong Science Museum
Dec
15
Events
If you're all about the holiday spirit, but you also care a lot about saving the planet, then this is the event for you.
Thu - Mon
Noah's Ark Hong Kong
Dec
15
Arts
A competition organised by Chinese International School, and open to all Hong Kong students. There are two age groups, seven to 12 and 13 to 18.
Thu - Sat
Dec
16
Events
Washi tape is decorative Japanese tape that crafters go crazy for. The Masking Tape Creativity Fair is a dream come true for creative types, featuring installations made with the stuff.
Fri - Wed
PMQ

December 2016

Dec
11
Performing Arts
To mark Hong Kong Players' 55th pantomime, they're putting on a hilarious show based on the short story that inspired Disney's Frozen.
Sun
Kellett School
Dec
16
Performing Arts
A dance production inspired by Italo Calvino's novel Invisible Cities and the word "divination", which comes from the Latin word divinare, meaning to divine or guess the future using signs or special powers.
Fri - Sun
Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
Dec
17
Events
Last winter was a cold one! Especially for those living on the streets!! Let's use our resources to get a ton of warm clothing for the homeless in HK!
Sat 12:00 - 16:30
Various places around Hong Kong
Dec
23
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong is gearing up for the annual performance of the Christmas classics!
Fri - Sat
Hong Kong City Hall

January 2017

Jan
05
Performing Arts
Is your school orchestra or choir looking for new audiences? The scheme encourages school music groups to serve the community by performing at underprivileged elderly homes, sheltered homes and hospitals. Applications from all schools are now welcome. Successful applicant schools will be given a maximum of HK$2,000 to cover the...
Thu - Wed
Jan
05
Exhibitions
More than 250 original drawings, photographs and models will illuminate Spanish award-winning architect Rafael Moneo's own vision and story, ultimately reflecting an important part of the recent history of architecture, spanning the architect's career.
Thu - Mon
Hong Kong Design Institute Gallery
Jan
05
Events
What would you do if you could spend a day in the life of your favourite British celebrity, icon, historical figure or fictional character? Answer the question - in the form of a written essay or other creative form. You could win the experience of a lifetime: return flights from Hong Kong to Britain, accommodation, and a place in an...
Thu - Tue
Jan
06
Performing Arts
The tale of three women who shaped the course of Chinese history in the early 20th century. A theatrical minimalism exploration project and an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play, Three Sisters, presented by Alice Theatre Laboratory.
Fri - Sun
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Jan
08
School
Need help with your English skills? Want to be as prepared as possible for all that next year has to offer? The British Council are offering free English demonstration lessons for Primary 1 to Secondary 5, English level tests, and parents' information sessions. Make sure you don't miss out.
Sun
English Language Learning Centre, Wah Yan College Kowloon
Jan
13
Sports
A concert of classical favourites inspired by animals. Meet sleepy bears, waltzing cats and sleeping lions, and sing along to Disney favourites.
Fri - Sun
Yuen Long Theatre Auditorium
Jan
20
Performing Arts
Discover the beauty and magic of music and dance with this interactive adaptation of the classic ballet that tells a familiar fairytale.
Fri - Sun
Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Jan
21
Exhibitions
Featuring more than 90 independent schools, further education colleges and universities, this British Council exhibition is the major event you can’t afford to miss if you are aspiring to study in the UK. School representatives will be there to answer all your queries about course choices; with free workshops and seminars on local...
Sat - Sun

January 2017 to February 2017

Jan
11
Featuring photographic works by Sergey Ponomarev, joint winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize and World Press Photo Contest, the exhibition embraces the words “Refugee”, “Refuse” and “See”, which reflects the dilemma of the current refugee crisis in Europe.
Wed - Sat
Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio
Jan
25
Exhibitions
KELY Support Group (KELY) invites you to the launch of the 'In Light Of' Youth Photo Exhibition, where Ethnic Minority students express the “light” in their lives through photographs, showing what that inspires them in their daily lives and their passion using shadows and contrast.
Wed - Mon
The Platform, 1/F

February 2017

Feb
03
If you’re interested in learning journalism skills and taking part in a community service project, this is for you. It’s a nine-session course for 15- to 17-year-old students who will tell stories of different local food producers. Young Post will be the media partner for this event and will be sending one lucky junior reporter along....
Fri
Elephant Community Press
Feb
05
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong is looking for a talented pianist who looks younger than eight years old to play the part of the young Mozart. The winning musician will play Mozart’s Minuet for Piano, K.1 in period costume.
Sun 14:00
Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts
Feb
08
Calling all student bands! Now is the time to sign up for this year’s Lion Rock Music Festival. You’ll be marked on originality, performance and musical talent.
Wed 15:15 - 17:30
King George V School
Feb
10
Hong Kong Dance Company is closing its 2016-17 dance season with an ethnic dance gala, showcasing distinctive dance forms of the Yi, Lisu, Wa, Dai and Hani ethnic people of Yunnan province. This performance shows why ethnic dance is a crucial part of China’s intangible cultural heritage.
Fri - Sun
Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium
Feb
11
Events
The latest instalment in Sarah Brennan’s brilliant series of Chinese horoscope-inspired adventures, The Tale of Rickshaw Rooster, will officially launch next weekend.
Sat 14:00 - 15:00
Bookazine, Prince’s Building
Feb
26
Events
Experience what it's like for actual marine animals struggling in the sea in this charity race. Unlike in a normal race, here you'll have to overcome the marine debris that will be in your way, and you'll need to dodge the "Ocean Killers" that will chase you as you run. Exciting!
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Hong Kong Science Park
Feb
26
Performing Arts
The Hong Kong premiere of this musical adaptation of the classic novel by C. S. Lewis, the show will feature young performers who took part in the Yew Chung Broadway workshop.
Sun 14:30 - 17:30
Y-Theatre, Y Square
Feb
28
Become the next Lego Friends designer and make Hong Kong proud! Design a brand new social hang-out place for Heartlake City, and if you win the Hong Kong regional, you will advance to the global finals where you will have the chance to win a seven-day trip to the Lego headquarters in Denmark. There are also prizes for regional winners...
Tue

February 2017 to March 2017

Feb
25
Exhibitions
Award-winning French visual artist Emmanuel Monzon's photography exhibition celebrates snapshots of urban life using different camera lenses and angles.
Sat
Charbon Art Space

March 2017 to April 2017

Mar
01
Modern day leadership has evolved. It’s no longer about hoarding power for yourself, it’s about sharing it. “Servant leadership” shares authority, puts others’ needs first, and helps people develop and perform to the best of their abilities. Describe, in no more than 1,000 words, what you think are key elements to being a successful...
Wed - Sat
Mar
01
Technology is advancing rapidly at an impressive rate and across various fields, and Big Data now sustains the developement of Hong Kong. It's evolving at so much it really inspires the question: where will technology be in 20 years? We want you to show us your creativity and ideas about this in a 4-panel comic strip!
Wed - Sat

March 2017

Mar
03
Exhibitions
Masterpieces by the legendary artist, dedicated to his second wife Jacqueline. These pieces - 12 linocuts and one oil portrait - are being exhibited outside Spain for the first time. Not to be missed!
Fri - Tue
Living Room Museum, Times Square
Mar
04
Events
There are many career opportunities - including internships - in the digital tech field. This event will feature more than 60 technology companies and start-ups, including those doing fintech, ecommerce, edutech, healthtech, wearables, games, and entertainment.
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Cyberport 3
Mar
05
Performing Arts
AFTEC Theatre reimagines Frankenstein with modern technology. A robotic engineer, Victor Stone, loses his son in an accident, and decides to create the world's first-ever conscious robot, Franky.
Sun
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Mar
05
Events
Yoga Stops Traffick to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Sun 10:00 - 12:30
Shek o beach
Mar
06
A weekend series of public talks and workshops at Comix Home Base on March 11 and 12, with authors will visit schools across Hong Kong throughout the festival! Sign up for the public events at the official website.
Mon - Fri
Mar
08
Sports
This T20 competition will feature five teams and some of the best overseas T20 stars.
Wed - Sun
Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground
Mar
10
Sports
Hang upside down to see the world from a whole new perspective in this aerial silks workshop. Led by Joe Cassman Lam, one of Hong Kong's top aerialists, you will learn how to do basic aerial tricks with ease.
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
To be confirmed
Mar
11
Events
Buy original handicraft objects offered by more than 100 artists. Other activities include rooftop film screenings and guided tours.
Sat - Sun
Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre
Mar
16
Events
Love your food? The festival's second edition features signature dishes prepared by top chefs from Hong Kong's leading restaurants. The event will showcase food, drinks and entertainment from 22 countries.
Thu - Sun
Central Harbourfront
Mar
18
Island School is back with their annual charity fashion show! This year, they will be challenging stereotypes and raising money for Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre.
Sat 19:00 - 21:00
Island School
Mar
21
Arts
Art Central is coming back to Hong Kong for the third time, featuring masterpieces from 100 international galleries. There will be a wide range of works, including photography, new media, street art, and ink and textile arts.
Tue - Sat
Central Harbourfront
Mar
25
French Internationl School's annual fashion show promotes creativity among students and sustainable fashion production. Proceedings will go to Redress, a local NGO who fights against waste in the fashion industry.
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
French International School

March 2017 to May 2017

Mar
17
Exhibitions
An exhibition highlighting the routinely challenged ideas around male and female roles and behaviour in popular culture. Some 90 works dating from the 1960s to 2016 will be on display.
Fri - Sun
M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District

April 2017

Apr
05
Sports
Sixteen teams featuring former Sevens stars, internationals, and other top professional players will compete for the Bill Burgess Cup.
Wed - Thu
Hong Kong Football Club
Apr
08
ICT Open Day is one of the signature programmes of WTISD-HK, which is hosted by the Communication Association of Hong Kong (CAHK). It provides students a great opportunity to interact with senior executives and understand the realities of the ICT industry, what prospects there are in it, and how they can be involved.
Sat 09:00 - 13:00
Apr
09
Events
Celebrate Hong Kong's diversity by ushering in the Thai New Year in Kowloon City, commonly known as Hong Kong's Little Thailand.
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Carpenter Road Playground
Apr
12
Sports
See world-famous two-wheelers do amazing things on the track.
Wed - Sun
Hong Kong Velodrome

May 2017

May
13
The Geocaching Competition is a treasure hunt that incorporates GPS technology and good old fashion adventure games that challenges students’ problem solving skills, and provides them a fun opportunity to learn more about the ICT industry. For more information, please visit www.cahk.hk/WTISD2017
Sat 08:30 - 11:30