Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2021
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, for some a very entertaining and exciting festival, for others, a fiercely competitive event... After last year's cancellations we are hoping to have some dragon boat racing action this year. Let's enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival responsibly by adhering to health and social distancing guidelines.
Continue reading "Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2021"
Coronavirus in Hong Kong
Health and safety measures continue to adjust to the current conditions and travel and quarantine requirements as well as reopening and closures of attractions and events may change at the last minute. Restrictions are easing, theme parks and attractions reopening: Hong Kong Disneyland, Sky100, Ocean Park and the Hop On Hop Off Buses have reopened! Many Dragon Boat Festival races have been postponed, Stanley races postponed to October 10, 2021. Please refresh your browser to see the latest update. This information is current as of June 2, 2021.
Continue reading "Coronavirus in Hong Kong"
June 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
Front and center this June 2021 is the fantastic array of Dragon Boat action, the exciting races and parades at the Dragon Boat Festival will be held throughout Hong Kong on June 14, 2021.
Continue reading "June 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events"
Buddha Birthday Celebrations 2021
Buddha Birthday celebrations vary from place to place according to the different schools of the faith that have developed, but regardless, the birthday of Lord Buddha remains one of the largest Buddhist festivals, and in Hong Kong it is a National Holiday which will be celebrated on May 19, 2021
Continue reading "Buddha Birthday Celebrations 2021"
May 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
The month of May in Hong Kong kicks off an array of colorful festivities and traditions...including Buddha bathing ceremonies, the one-of-a-kind bun-scrambling contest at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival and fantastic dragon boat racing action in anticipation of the annual dragon boat festival. In the cultural front, the premier art events postponed from March are here with Art Basel opening on the 21st of May and a plethora of satellite fairs and exhibitions in what has now become Hong Kong Art Week.
Continue reading "May 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events"
Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2021
The Cheung Chau Bun Festival scheduled for May 16 - 20, 2021 has been CANCELLED. This is one of the liveliest and certainly one-of-a-kind of Hong Kong Festivals set in picturesque Cheung Chau Island just a short ferry ride from the city. The week-long festivities encompass a wide range of activities from the prayers and offerings to the god, to floats, parades, lion dances, and the culmination of the festival with a bun scrambling contest that marks the end of the festival.
Continue reading "Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2021"
Easter in Hong Kong 2021
Easter in Hong Kong, as part of the British legacy, is a public holiday with a long weekend of days off from Good Friday to the day following Easter Monday. For 2021, the Easter holidays will be from Friday April 2 to Tuesday April 6, 2021. From uplifiting services, easter egg hunts, champagne brunches... here's what's happening this Easter in Hong Kong.
Continue reading "Easter in Hong Kong 2021"
March 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
The Chinese New Year celebrations have come and gone but if you have not had your fix of dancing lions, firecrackers and dragons, the Tai Kok Tsui Festival comes right on the heels of the New Year celebrations on March 7. Covid continues to present many challenges and several of our premier art events have been postponed. But with spring in full bloom and all outdoor venues open, the Hong Kong Flower Show is still on and will take place in many parks throughout Hong Kong!
Continue reading "March 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events"