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Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance - September 23 - 25, 2018

The Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance, a 67 meter long dragon lit up with thousands of incense sticks, winds through the streets of Tai Hang along with over 300 performers and drummers, an essential part of the mid-autumn festival in Hong Kong, here's how to get there.

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Hong Kong Commnications

About Hong Kong Commnications and staying connected while traveling: internet, sim cards, wi-fi, global sim cards and portable wifi, will my cell phone from home work...

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Hong Kong Electricity

Hong Kong Electricity considerations when using appliances brought from home, do I need an adapter, a converter or both? How to charge my mobile phone, cameras, laptops in Hong Kong?

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Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals - Typhoon Update

Lantern Carnivals Victoria Park

Lantern Carnivals to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival start this weekend! Typhoon update:
Following the aftermath of typhoon Mangkhut, all activities and events are scheduled to proceed as planned.
Victoria Park Lantern Carnival is on September 24.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has appealed to the public to keep places clean and tidy and not to burn wax or fly sky lanterns when celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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Fire Dragon Dances Start This Sunday!

Fire Dragon DAnces

The Fire Dragons are coming! Typhoon update:
Following the aftermath of typhoon Mangkhut, all activities are scheduled to proceed as planned, September 23 - 25, 2018
In the event of a category 1 or 3 warning on the nights of the fire dragon dance parades, the events will be held as usual.
If a signal 8 or above is issued, the event will be cancelled unless the cyclone warning is either removed before 6 pm on that day.
The final decision is subject to the discretion of the organizer.

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Macau International Fireworks Contest

Five evenings, ten teams, and a mesmerizing display of lights and music extravaganza! The best of the best battle it out in Macau, a yearly tradition and one spectacle you don't want to miss! When? ATTENTION: Shows for September 15 and 24 have been rescheduled due to typhoon Mangkhut to September 21 and 25 respectively, the grand finale remains on National Day October 1, 2018. Where to watch the fireworks competition? From free public spaces to posh rooftop lounges and restaurants with that million dollar view...

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Happy Valley Hong Kong - Horse Racing At Its Best

The races are on! Horse Racing Season 2018-19 at the Happy Valley Race Course starts in September! Horse racing is part of the Hong Kong culture, come and enjoy the beautiful beasts, the skillful jockeys ,the crowds going wild, they all add up to an exciting, fun-filled, thrilling atmosphere in a world-class venue surrounded by the legendary Hong Kong skyline.

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September 2018 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

Front and center this month in Hong kong are the Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations with the myriad of colorful lanterns which will start popping up all over the territory and the fantastic fire dragon parades. Also this month we have some stunning fireworks shows which are happening next door in Macau for the annual International Fireworks Display Contest. Last but not least, horse racing season begins at Happy Valley!

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