Category: Hong Kong

Preview: Hong Kong International Black Box Festival 2018 – Becoming Real

Taking on the theme of Becoming Real, the inaugural Hong Kong International Black Box Festival has been launched. Co-presented by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, the festival runs from 11th October to 2nd November 2018, and feature a total of four unconventional theatre productions from around the world, utilising the Black

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Preview: At Every Stage – Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019

In a little over six months, the city of Hong Kong will come alive once again with majestic orchestras, stunning theatre and electrifying dance numbers as the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) returns for its 47th edition next February. Running from 21st February to 23rd March 2019, Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019 takes on the theme

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HKIFF Firebird Award Winners Automatically Eligible for Oscar Consideration

The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) has announced that the winner of its Firebird Award will automatically become eligible for Oscar consideration in the Documentary Feature category. This year’s winner, Toda Hikaru’s Of Love & Law, about the trials and tribulations of a Japanese LGBT law firm, will be the first HKIFF entry qualified for next year’s Oscar.

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Review: Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande by the Welsh National Opera (HKAF 2018)

Debussy’s only opera seethes with delicious darkness and brilliant production value from the Welsh National Opera The Welsh National Opera first staged Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande in 2015 to rave reviews, with a particular focus on its intriguing set design and modern take on the opera. And now, with the Hong Kong Arts Festival, they’ve toured it

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Preview: Hong Kong Arts Festival 2018

The Hong Kong Arts Festival has returned this year with yet another fantastic lineup of the very best arts productions from all around the world. From mindboggling theatre to soul stirring music, you’ll find an eclectic mix of events that will appeal to any and every person visiting the festival. Having started on 23rd February,

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Preview: Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande by the Welsh National Opera (HKAF 2018)

Established since the early 1900s, the Welsh National Opera has since grown to become the country’s national opera company, fully professional and with a ton of history to their name. At the 2018 Hong Kong Arts Festival, they’ll be heading over to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre to perform what is often considered the

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