Best of What’s On this Week: 17 August 2018
Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 17 August 2018!
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Things to Do in Hong Kong this Week: 17 August 2018
Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival
Now in its 4th year, the Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival is bringing some of the world’s finest full size bands, selecters and vibes to the heart of Central for the biggest line up yet!
When: 25 August 2018
Where: PMQ, Central
Tickets: $380, Ticketflap
ALICE (in wonderland)
Bursting with energy and imagination, Septime Webre’s extravagant ALICE (in wonderland) explodes with jaw-dropping excitement and fantasy. Marvel at the sleek and chic costumes, bold sets and thrilling original score performed live by City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in this over-the-top re-imagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. (Suitable for ages 3 and up)
When: 17-19 August (with live music) 24-26 August 2018 (with live music)
Where: Grand Theatre Hong Kong Cultural Centre Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Tickets: From $100, (Tickets go on sale 17 June) HK Ballet
Hong Kong Improv Show
HKI is back with their unique and interactive comedy show where players act out unscripted scenes based on suggestions from you, the audience.
When: 18 August 2018
Where: Steam Cafe and Studio, Sheung Wan
Tickets: From $130, Ticketflap
Free Yoga Class in Central
Join Free Yoga Classes hosted by Andiappan Yoga Community each Sunday. The classes are led by professionally-trained International Yoga Academy yoga instructors who believe in the benefits of yoga and are committed to sharing their experience with others in the community.
When: Every Sunday through 14 October 2018
Where: Pier 10, Central
Tickets: Free event, sign-up Facebook Event
Gentle Yoga with Olmen Chu
In a relaxing and beautiful outdoor environment, students will learn the benefits of yoga, incorporating basic yoga asana (postures), proper yogic breathing, and relaxation techniques that suit and benefit you! A great class for new students and open to all levels.
When: 22 August 2018
Where: AIA Vitality Park @ the Hong Kong Observation Wheel
Tickets: Free Event, Eventbrite
Hong Kong’s Food Expo gives a delicious insight into the city’s local dining scene with hundreds of thousands of foodies squeezed in to sample gourmet treats from across the globe and salivate over demonstrations by international experts, including Michelin-starred chefs.
When: 16-20 August 2018
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more information: Event Website
Rhoda: The Final Hog
The last ever installment of Rhoda’s ‘The Whole Hog’ – the lovechild of a warehouse party and the ultimate pork roast with all the trimmings. Expect long tables and a no fuss setting – a format designed to foster informal eating and flowing conversation, all set to a soundtrack of the best 1970s, 80s and 90s rock.
When: 22 August 2018
Where: Rhoda, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets: $398, Ticketflap
Foxy Ladies Night at Ophelia
Every Wednesday in June, Ophelia is partnering with BloomMe for a pamper and party ladies night with free-flow drinks, free mini spa treatments, live performances, International DJ Miles Slator, Goodie bags, free spa cash and a lucky draw.
When: Every Wednesday through 20 September 2018
Where: Ophelia, Wan Chai
Tickets: Free Event, Facebook Event
[email protected] Harbourfront
The SummerFest calendar is packed with more than 20 free events for the entire family. Enjoy art installations, games and park facilities, plus the XXL Playground featuring five giant inflatable games to jump around in: ‘Twist Your Body’, ‘Attack on Bowling’, ‘Kick Shot’, ‘Dart Ball Hero’ and ‘BasketTall’.
When: 7 July – 26 August 2018
Where: Central Harbourfront
For more information, Event Website
The first ever sitting of Karaoke Court is coming to Hong Kong – a night out where litigants sing to settle their disagreements. Karaoke Court is a work of performance art by London-based artist Jack Tan where participants present grievances to the entire community for judgement in the form of humorous and satirical songs.
When: 22 August 2018
Where: Duddell’s, Central
Tickets: $300, Ticketflap