Best of What’s On this Week: 12 July 2019
Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 12 July 2019!
Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 12 July 2019. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here and our family-friendly what’s on guide here.
Coming out of the audition reality program Produce 48, IZ*ONE won a number of new artists last year. They will perform their first show in Hong Kong as a part of their first concert tour – Eyes On Me.
When: 13 July 2019
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets: $488, HK Ticketing
The Other Mozart
This Off-Broadway solo play tells the true, forgotten story of another Mozart genius, Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus. The play is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family’s humorous and heartbreaking letters.
When: 12-13 July 2019
Where: Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets: From $220, Event Website
Electro Fridays at Honi Honi!
Every Friday is electro Friday at Honi Honi Cocktail Lounge. With Cliche Records spinning the decks, dance the night away to electro beats and house classics.
When: 12, 19, 28 July 2019
Where: Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge, Central
For more information: Facebook Event
Slaves Asia Tour
Slaves, the hyper-motivated Kent duo of Isaac Holman (vocals, drums) and Laurie Vincent (guitar) has been built on a rejection of rules and it’s served them well. They’ll be visiting Hong Kong as a part of their Asia tour, on the heels of their most recent album release – ‘Acts Of Fear and Love.’
When: 16 July 2019
Where: MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets: $320, Universe
Happy Paradise 2nd Anniversary Dinner Cabaret
To celebrate their second anniversary, Happy Paradise will be bringing in the drag queen of all drag queens: Andrew Burt’s Virgin Xtravaganzah as well as award-winning, world-class mixologist Cross Yu to Hong Kong for a 2-night takeover, featuring an intimate free-flow dinner and a cabaret show.
When: 18-19 July 2019
Where: Happy Paradise, Central
Tickets: $1200 for dinner cabaret package, $280 for the show and one cocktail, available in person at Happy Paradise, by email at [email protected] or by phone 2816 2118
HKI’s July Improv Show
Each of these improv comedy shows are unique and interactive as the players act out unscripted scenes based on suggestions from the audience. This month, People’s Liberation Improv and a group of recently discovered new talents will be performing.
When: 20 July 2019
Where: Steam Cafe and Studio, Sheung Wan
Tickets: $130, Ticketflap
Bastille Day Le Disco Brunch
Celebrate Bastille Day with added joie de vivre as Hong Kong’s champion of entrecote, La Vache! brings its annual tradition of Le Disco Brunch to TST and Soho. Enjoy unlimited steak frites and free-flow drinks, a dance floor and other entertainment.
When: 13-14 July 2019
Where: La Vache Soho and TST
Tickets: From $488, Facebook
ARCH Wellness Festival: Mindbreaker
Throughout this 3-day gathering, everybody is welcome to discover their spiritual essence and explore aspects of inner self through meditation, fitness activities, human connection, arts and workshops.
When: 19-21 July 2019
Where: Central Harbourfront
Tickets: Free, Eventbrite
Hong Kong Book Fair
The 30th edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair will be centered on the theme of ‘Sci-Fi and Mystery.’ The fair offers a good chance for readers to appreciate sci-fi and mystery literature, attend various seminars and enjoy four dedicated exhibition zones.
When: 17-23 July 2019
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for kids, Under 3s and over 65s free, HK Ticketing
International Children’s and Youth Film Carnival
It’s summertime and the annual movie fest “International Children’s and Youth Film Carnival” is back. This year a total of four sessions with 15 feature films and 32 animation and shorts from 22 countries, a total of 60 screenings will be presented as a part of the carnival.
When: 12-14, 27-28 July, 2-3, 9-11 August 2019
Where: Various Venues
Tickets: $70, Urbtix
Ocean Park Summer Water Battle
Ocean Park is collaborating with Japanese anime megahit for Hong Kong’s largest ever One Piece event. The park’s Waterfront Plaza will transform into an exhilarating water battle zone where guests face off against each other in classic scenes from One Piece.
When: 13 July – 1 September 2019
Where: Ocean Park
For more information: Ocean Park Website
[email protected] Harbourfront is a major summer programme that transforms the Central Harbourfront Event Space into a series of free-to-public summer events. This year, they will return with more than 25 free events and activities to create a variety of fun summer happenings for the public to enjoy.
When: 26 June – 1 September 2019
Where: Central Harbourfront (Entrance near Tamar Park)
For more information: Event Website