Here are our top picks for Hong Kong Festivals and Events for May 2012.
For art lovers, ART HK12 is not to be missed and in the entertainment arena, Lady Gaga pays a visit to the territory.
And come and meet Lyuba, the world's best preserved 42,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth on display at the IFC Mall.
Also check these Ongoing Hong Kong Culture Events during the month of May 2012 offering an array of FREE programmes ranging from tai chi classes, lion dance demonstrations, etc.
The Fair is
now firmly established as the premier art event in Asia, and this is where you get to see the latest developments in art
from across Asia as well as the best from the West.
Tickets available through HK Ticketing
How Much? Book before May 11 to enjoy a special 2 for 1 offer
Here's more on Art HK.
Where?: AsiaWorld Expo - Arena
How Much?: Free Standing, Reserved Seating and Wheelchair space available ( HK$480 - HK$1580)
This priceless Ice Age relic, discovered in 2007 in present day Siberia, is estimated to have lived a mere 32 days. The body is almost 100% intact and is
on display for everyone to see at the IFC Mall, just around the corner from the Apple store.
The two-foot tall baby mammoth has been brought from her home at Russia's Shemanovsky Museum. Also on loan is a huge two-ton replica of a woolly mammoth skeleton and some real skulls from now extinct animals from Lyuba's period.
When?: April 12- May 10, 2012
How Much? Free!
When?: May 14 - June 10, 2012
Where?: Hong Kong Science Museum Lobby
How Much? Free! Exhibition is at the Lobby, there is no admission fee to see the Baby Mammoth but fee for Museum applies.
Works representing every phase of Picasso's extensive career from his Blue, Rose, Cubist and Expressionist periods, selected from the Museum's permanent
collection, make this exhibition a first of its kind in Hong Kong and really worth a look for art enthusiasts.
Viewing sessions and tickets are in VERY limited supply, so plan ahead of time if you really want to see this!
When?: May 19 - July 22, 2012.
Where?: Hong Kong Heritage Museum
How Much? HK 20 but limited tickets for viewing sessions available.
Next phase of ticketing on June 15, 2012 Check out the official site below for Ticket Sales latest status and availability.
This is a great chance to take a peek at what is to come. The Warm Up races differ a bit from the regular races, the course is shorter and the number of paddlers is limited to 18, but although on a smaller scale, it is still a very exciting fun-filled day of dragon boat racing with the same action-packed festival atmosphere and enthusiasm as the main event.
When?: May 26, 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where?: Stanley Main Beach. Click here for more on Stanley Market, Stanley Beach and how to get there
How Much? Free!
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