Events
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm
10:00 am
Experience an art exhibition like no other. Transcend time and space as you accompany Vincent van Gogh on a journey through Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, where he created most of his timeless masterpieces. Set to an evocative classical music score, a thrilling display of over 3,000 inspirational images transforms every surface – walls, columns, ceilings and even floors. Adults and children alike will forge their own paths and find their own meaning as they wander through the galleries, exploring hidden nooks, viewing artworks from new angles and discovering unique perspectives.   Opening Times 6 April – 7 July 2019 Monday to Thursday: 10:00 – 21:00 Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays: 10:00 – 22:00
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm
10:30 am
For his first institutional exhibition in Greater China, MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMIexplores the multifaceted universe of the cultural phenomenon of this Japanese super-star artist. Taking over all art galleries at Tai Kwun, this comprehensive survey features over 60 paintings and sculptures in a stunning, immersive setting that showcases the intriguing paradoxes embodied in the diverse work and life of Takashi Murakami: from his large-scale post-apocalyptic works to his optimistic flower pieces, and then to his contemplative Enso paintings. Also on view for the first time is a showcase of some of the artist’s outlandish costume designs, alongside other important video works, samples from his private contemporary art collection, as well as the artist’s spectacular wall and floor art. A special pop-up store will also open in F Hall Studio, where visitors can freely enjoy neon and wallpaper works by Takashi Murakami. In many ways an extension of the artist’s intervention in a broader visual culture, the pop-up store will offer Takashi Murakami products for sale, including Tai Kwun–exclusive items made for the occasion of the exhibition. For more information, go to www.taikwun.hk/murakami
JC Contemporary & F Hall Studio at Block 17
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
When you visit Hong Kong, you must think Hong Kong is a city of prosperity: the beautiful skyline in Victoria Harbour, the men in suit in Central, and the many Tesla you see on the road. Underneath the prosperity is the truth of capitalism that drives people to live in ever smaller space. This tour is about revealing this which will change how you look at the beautiful Victoria Harbour again. Starting Time & Point: Monday to Saturday 2pm outside Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3 (**NOT Mong Kok EAST Station**) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Major Sites:  – Goldfish Market: What else is there? – Boundary Street: Affordable Housing? – Portland Street: Capitalism in HK – Lui Seng Chun: Herbal Tea – Tung Chau Street: How we survive? – Kweilin Street: Living condition  
Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Tea House Theatre Experience is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. The 90-minute performance, presented by Xiqu Centre’s very own Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, showcases a selection of short excerpts demonstrating a range of vocal and music styles. It also includes narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form. To recreate the warm, authentic atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are served traditional tea and dim sum during the performance – a delicious way to learn about the heritage of Chinese traditional theatre. Programmes run from Wednesday to Sunday every week. Programme Type: Nanyin (Cantonese Narrative Singing) Wind and Percussion Music Cantonese Opera Songs (Selection) Cantonese Opera Excerpt Performance Music Ensemble Performance Date and time: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 3:00pm (Except 22 May to 31 May 2019) Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre Language: Performed and narrated in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles Tickets (Price includes performance, tea and dim sum): Standard $368, $318 Half-price $184, $159 (senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients, and full-time students aged 6 or above, according to[...]
Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
12:00 pm
COLONY KIDS MARKET is a new concept from Eaton HK aiming to promote local culture by highlighting the work of authentic Hong Kong creatives and small businesses. The first edition on June 2, 2019 will feature a curated collection of everything from local fashion designers, photographers, second hand booksellers and vinyl collectors, to craft makers and zero-waste products. Taking place on a large outdoor terrace with food, drinks and live DJs playing all day, COLONY KIDS MARKET aims to be the ideal new destination for everyone to gather and spend their weekends this summer – together forming a community of friends making things. Date: Sunday, JUNE 2, 2019 Address: 4/F Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road Free Entry, Just RSVP Here
Eaton Hotel
7:00 pm
Advance Screening of Liu Xiaobo – L’homme qui a défié Pékin (Liu Xiaobo – The Man Who Defied Beijing) 2019 | France | Duration: 58 mins | English | Colour Director: Pierre Haski | Cinematography: François Cauwel | Producer: Anthony Dufour Date: 2/6/2019 (Sun) Time: 7 – 8pm Organiser: ACO (Art and Culture Outreach) Special Thanks To: Hikari Groupe, ARTE G.E.I.E. Co-organisers: Mobile Co-learning Classrom, 20 Alpha, Negative Space, Rooftop Institute, Hong Kong Independent Media Registration: 200 seats – registered audience will be notified of the assigned venue Registration required>>>link Description: The passionate story of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo, the man who has never ceased to demand a democratic transition in China and who paid the high price: he died in captivity in July 2017. In the spring of 1989, when students occupied Tian’anmen Square in Beijing, Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese literature scholar and outstanding speaker, became one of the movement’s mentors. Shortly before the massacre began, on the night of June 3-4, he begged the youth to evacuate the place and went on a hunger strike to ask the authorities to avoid violence. Arrested on June 6th, he is sent to a re-education camp. Upon his[...]
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Tea House Theatre Experience is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. The 90-minute performance, presented by Xiqu Centre’s very own Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, showcases a selection of short excerpts demonstrating a range of vocal and music styles. It also includes narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form. To recreate the warm, authentic atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are served traditional tea and dim sum during the performance – a delicious way to learn about the heritage of Chinese traditional theatre. Programmes run from Wednesday to Sunday every week. Programme Type: Nanyin (Cantonese Narrative Singing) Wind and Percussion Music Cantonese Opera Songs (Selection) Cantonese Opera Excerpt Performance Music Ensemble Performance Date and time: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 3:00pm (Except 22 May to 31 May 2019) Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre Language: Performed and narrated in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles Tickets (Price includes performance, tea and dim sum): Standard $368, $318 Half-price $184, $159 (senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients, and full-time students aged 6 or above, according to[...]
Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
When you visit Hong Kong, you must think Hong Kong is a city of prosperity: the beautiful skyline in Victoria Harbour, the men in suit in Central, and the many Tesla you see on the road. Underneath the prosperity is the truth of capitalism that drives people to live in ever smaller space. This tour is about revealing this which will change how you look at the beautiful Victoria Harbour again. Starting Time & Point: Monday to Saturday 2pm outside Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3 (**NOT Mong Kok EAST Station**) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Major Sites:  – Goldfish Market: What else is there? – Boundary Street: Affordable Housing? – Portland Street: Capitalism in HK – Lui Seng Chun: Herbal Tea – Tung Chau Street: How we survive? – Kweilin Street: Living condition  
Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Tea House Theatre Experience is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. The 90-minute performance, presented by Xiqu Centre’s very own Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, showcases a selection of short excerpts demonstrating a range of vocal and music styles. It also includes narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form. To recreate the warm, authentic atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are served traditional tea and dim sum during the performance – a delicious way to learn about the heritage of Chinese traditional theatre. Programmes run from Wednesday to Sunday every week. Programme Type: Nanyin (Cantonese Narrative Singing) Wind and Percussion Music Cantonese Opera Songs (Selection) Cantonese Opera Excerpt Performance Music Ensemble Performance Date and time: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 3:00pm (Except 22 May to 31 May 2019) Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre Language: Performed and narrated in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles Tickets (Price includes performance, tea and dim sum): Standard $368, $318 Half-price $184, $159 (senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients, and full-time students aged 6 or above, according to[...]
Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
When you visit Hong Kong, you must think Hong Kong is a city of prosperity: the beautiful skyline in Victoria Harbour, the men in suit in Central, and the many Tesla you see on the road. Underneath the prosperity is the truth of capitalism that drives people to live in ever smaller space. This tour is about revealing this which will change how you look at the beautiful Victoria Harbour again. Starting Time & Point: Monday to Saturday 2pm outside Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3 (**NOT Mong Kok EAST Station**) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Major Sites:  – Goldfish Market: What else is there? – Boundary Street: Affordable Housing? – Portland Street: Capitalism in HK – Lui Seng Chun: Herbal Tea – Tung Chau Street: How we survive? – Kweilin Street: Living condition  
Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Tea House Theatre Experience is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. The 90-minute performance, presented by Xiqu Centre’s very own Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, showcases a selection of short excerpts demonstrating a range of vocal and music styles. It also includes narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form. To recreate the warm, authentic atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are served traditional tea and dim sum during the performance – a delicious way to learn about the heritage of Chinese traditional theatre. Programmes run from Wednesday to Sunday every week. Programme Type: Nanyin (Cantonese Narrative Singing) Wind and Percussion Music Cantonese Opera Songs (Selection) Cantonese Opera Excerpt Performance Music Ensemble Performance Date and time: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 3:00pm (Except 22 May to 31 May 2019) Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre Language: Performed and narrated in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles Tickets (Price includes performance, tea and dim sum): Standard $368, $318 Half-price $184, $159 (senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients, and full-time students aged 6 or above, according to[...]
Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
When you visit Hong Kong, you must think Hong Kong is a city of prosperity: the beautiful skyline in Victoria Harbour, the men in suit in Central, and the many Tesla you see on the road. Underneath the prosperity is the truth of capitalism that drives people to live in ever smaller space. This tour is about revealing this which will change how you look at the beautiful Victoria Harbour again. Starting Time & Point: Monday to Saturday 2pm outside Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3 (**NOT Mong Kok EAST Station**) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Major Sites:  – Goldfish Market: What else is there? – Boundary Street: Affordable Housing? – Portland Street: Capitalism in HK – Lui Seng Chun: Herbal Tea – Tung Chau Street: How we survive? – Kweilin Street: Living condition  
Mong Kok MTR Station Exit B3
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Tea House Theatre Experience is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. The 90-minute performance, presented by Xiqu Centre’s very own Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, showcases a selection of short excerpts demonstrating a range of vocal and music styles. It also includes narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form. To recreate the warm, authentic atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are served traditional tea and dim sum during the performance – a delicious way to learn about the heritage of Chinese traditional theatre. Programmes run from Wednesday to Sunday every week. Programme Type: Nanyin (Cantonese Narrative Singing) Wind and Percussion Music Cantonese Opera Songs (Selection) Cantonese Opera Excerpt Performance Music Ensemble Performance Date and time: Wednesday to Sunday: 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 3:00pm (Except 22 May to 31 May 2019) Venue: Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre Language: Performed and narrated in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles Tickets (Price includes performance, tea and dim sum): Standard $368, $318 Half-price $184, $159 (senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients, and full-time students aged 6 or above, according to[...]
Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre
Jun 5 @ 8:30 pm – Jun 6 @ 1:30 am
8:30 pm
Every Wednesday Race Night*, Hong Kong Pub Crawl team will take you on tour from the Happy Valley Racecourse to the infamous Wanchai nightlife district to discover Hong Kong’s best bars. As one of the most exciting things to do in Hong Kong, the horse races is a must-see. *Only dates with horse races are available for booking. >>>Tickets
Happy Valley
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK