Events
11:00 am
Life in old Kowloon City of Hong Kong and the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba could not be more different. But for the Chinese communities living here or working abroad, there are common values people taken with them which allows them to adapt and thrive. Spending part of her childhood in these totally different places and travelling between the two, local illustrator Karen Aruba gives a unique perspective on the lives, shared values, perseverance and hard-working attitudes among Chinese communities –- an inspiration for her exhibition: Wanderlust in Chinese Communities – Kowloon City x Aruba. Don’t miss the small group sharing sessions conducted by the illustrator! 13th April (Sat) 2:30pm (Cantonese), 4:00pm (English) 20th April (Sat) 2:30pm (English), 4:00pm (Cantonese) Each small group sharing sessions lasts for about 25 mins. [About the Artist] Karen Aruba is an illustrator in Hong Kong specialising in ink pen sketching of travel and cultural themes. Karen is a self-taught artist with a passion for creative illustration. Her learning process is mainly through observation and a lot of practice, with a good dose of enthusiasm thrown in. www.karenaruba.com
PMQ
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – May 19 @ 7:00 pm
11:00 am
1a space proudly presents “Hactivate Yourself!”, a contemporary art exhibition and public project curated by Tuçe Erel, the 1a space’s Call for Curator/Artist in Residence 2019 recipient. “Hactivate Yourself!” features Istanbul-based contemporary artist duo AslieMk, Berlin-based Korhan Erel, Göksu Kunak a.k.a. Gucci Chunk, Bochum-based Julia Nitschke, and Hong Kong-based artist Vvzela Kook. Hactivate Yourself is the selected project of 1a spcae’s “Call for Curator/Artist in Residence 2019”. “Hactivate Yourself!” is a project that concept is driven by transhumanism and posthumanism themes. The exhibition will explore artistic positions about hacking culture, biohacking, biopolitics, critique of daily usage of internet through performance, performative installations, videos, sound and site specific installations. The exhibition will ask these questions: How can we hack our ideas? How can we look outside the box? It is important to understand that hacking in the smaller scale could change a lot in our daily life. How can we hack the system for the sake of better life? The popular culture and so many sponsored videos in the social media are promoting about healthy, quality, and active life. How about hactivating our lives! Exhibition Details Exhibition Period: 23 March 2019 – 19 May 2019 Time: Tuesday to Sundays 11 am[...]
1a Space
Mar 28 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 29 @ 12:00 am
9:00 pm
Hong Kong Pub Crawl’s signature Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) Crawl in Central runs every Thursday through Hong Kong’s SOHO and LKF bar districts. The Horse Races Crawl runs every race night on Wednesday at the Happy Valley Racecourse in partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), touring through the iconic horse races in Happy Valley followed by a pub crawl in the Wan Chai bar district. The pub crawls are mobile parties, moving from one destination to another, and has to be seen to be believed. Meet-up Point Time: 9:00pm to 9:45pm. Address: G/F, 4 Wo On Lane, Central Closest MTR Exit: Central, Exit D2
HANJAN
Apr 3 @ 8:30 pm – Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 4 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 5 @ 12:00 am
9:00 pm
Hong Kong Pub Crawl’s signature Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) Crawl in Central runs every Thursday through Hong Kong’s SOHO and LKF bar districts. The Horse Races Crawl runs every race night on Wednesday at the Happy Valley Racecourse in partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), touring through the iconic horse races in Happy Valley followed by a pub crawl in the Wan Chai bar district. The pub crawls are mobile parties, moving from one destination to another, and has to be seen to be believed. Meet-up Point Time: 9:00pm to 9:45pm. Address: G/F, 4 Wo On Lane, Central Closest MTR Exit: Central, Exit D2
HANJAN
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Reservation Needed!! Brewery Tour and beer on tap for your tasting! Bring your own food or delivery, then enjoy a Friday night with authentic craft beers! RSVP: beer@moonzen.hk / 3709 2829
Moonzen Brewery
Apr 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
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
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
“Put Things Right”, the current theme at Casphalt till 1 May, have been interpreted in an exhibition, consignees’ products, workshops and finally, a market fair! So let’s not only put things right, but make them fair. Location info: A former village school on the land of Ching Leung Nunnery in Tuen Mun is being converted into a place for learning, creativity and communal bonding. Casphalt, originally a vegetarian cafe since 2016 and positioned as your backyard, has become a social laboratory in New Territories West since 2019. Public Transport: Siu Hong West Siu Hong Station Exit F (8 minutes on foot) or bus at Choi Fai Garden or Lingnan University / Tien Yin Ting (6 minutes walk) West Rail Siu Hong Station Exit F (8 min walk); Bus stop at Brilliant Garden Or Lingnan University/ Parkland Villas (6 min walk)  
Casphalt
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
“Put Things Right”, the current theme at Casphalt till 1 May, have been interpreted in an exhibition, consignees’ products, workshops and finally, a market fair! So let’s not only put things right, but make them fair. Location info: A former village school on the land of Ching Leung Nunnery in Tuen Mun is being converted into a place for learning, creativity and communal bonding. Casphalt, originally a vegetarian cafe since 2016 and positioned as your backyard, has become a social laboratory in New Territories West since 2019. Public Transport: Siu Hong West Siu Hong Station Exit F (8 minutes on foot) or bus at Choi Fai Garden or Lingnan University / Tien Yin Ting (6 minutes walk) West Rail Siu Hong Station Exit F (8 min walk); Bus stop at Brilliant Garden Or Lingnan University/ Parkland Villas (6 min walk)  
Casphalt
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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