Best of What’s On this Week: 29 March 2019
Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 29 March 2019!
Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 29 March 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.
Things to Do in Hong Kong this Week: 29 March 2019
Oklahoma! The Musical
You “Can’t Say No” to the best seat in town, as CentreStage Productions presents Rodgers & Hammerstein II’s pioneering golden-era musical Oklahoma! The production is directed by two time Olivier Award Nominee, Jimmy Johnston, original West End Oklahoma cast member.
When: 6-7 April 2019
Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
Tickets: $320, Urbtix
Hong Kong Beach 5s
This year the Hong Kong Beach 5s will be bringing even more fun for everyone on the beach. Cheer for your favourite teams or come out and enjoy the various activities. There’ll be Mens, Women’s and Mini Rugby, Touch exhibition games, Netball, Volleyball, Dodgeball and Jr. Fives Football.
When: 30-31 March 2018
Where: Repulse Bay Beach
For more information: Facebook
KAWS:HOLIDAY Gigantic Inflatable Art Installation
Famous American artist KAWS will be exhibiting a massive 37-meter inflatable art installation at Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor. The gigantic sculpture will portray ‘Companion,’ the artist’s signature character and a limited edition run of collectibles will also be available for purchase.
When: 22-31 March 2019
Where: Victoria Harbor (just off of the Central and Western District Promenade)
Sasco Gala Opening Concert
Some of Hong Kong’s most internationally acclaimed artists will be on stage at the Hong Kong Academy as Sai Kung Sound Collective (Sasco) kicks off its first season this Saturday. Enjoy an electrifying mix of chamber music, operatic scenes, improvisation, and works by living composers at this performance. Children over 6 are welcome, making this a perfect event for music loving families.
When: This Saturday 30 March, 7pm – 8.30pm
Where: Hong Kong Academy Theatre, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung
Tickets: $200 for adults, $150 for students, buy online here. Tickets will also be sold on the door from 6.30pm.
With a selection of their favorite tunes, from Freddy Mercury to Bob Marly to Frank Sinatra and many more, Awen and Phil.d accompanied by their band are excited to launch the first show in Hong Kong inspired by the MTv Unplugged session.
When: 3 April 2019
Where: Salon 10, Central
Tickets: $200, buy 4, get 1 free, Pelago Events
Back by popular demand, the award winning performance, Le Corsaire, is a swashbuckling tale of dashing pirates, bumbling pashas and beautiful harem girls based on The Corsair by Lord Byron.
When: 29-31 March 2019
Where: Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Tickets: From $100, available from 29 January 2019, HK Ballet
Brainstorm – A Look Inside the Teenage Brain
Brainstorm is a unique performance which combines theatre and neuroscience to tell us all about the ins and outs of the imperfectly perfect adolescent brain. With very personal stories told straight from the heart, this part-autobiographical play explores the relationship teenagers have with their parents, friends and most importantly themselves in a unique and relateable way.
Brainstorm was first performed by Company Three at the National Youth Theatre in UK and Faust International Youth Theatre’s Teen Group is proud to present the Asia premiere of the show! The show is suitable for ages 8 and above.
When: 28-30 March 2019
Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre
Tickets: $220 for adults, $180 for students, Urbtix
Rooftop Yoga and Brunch at Komune
Unwind on designer hotel Ovolo Southside’s rooftop space, Above by Komune, with a core flow yoga class led by Flex Studio, followed by brunch at the hotel’s flagship restaurant, Komune.
When: 30 March 2019
Where: Komune, Ovolo Hotel Southside, Wong Chuk Hang
Tickets: $440, Ticketflap
Rula’s Funk Nation Nights presents Mudita Funk
Join Mudita Funk for their debut performance. The energy the band brings to the stage and the lasting impression they leave will make you want to come back and see them every show they have at Rula Bula.
When: 29 March 2019
Where: Rula Bula, Lan Kwai Fong
Tickets: Free entrance, Facebook Event
Ho Lee Fook Karaoke Party
End Art Week with a raucous night of free-flow drinks, tunes and good times as Ho Lee Fook hosts one of its legendary karaoke parties. Guests can come for dinner from 5pm and stay for the party, or if it’s just the tunes they’re after, karaoke starts at 10:30.
When: 30 March 2019
Where: Ho Lee Fook, Central
Tickets: $388, Facebook
Olivia Dawn Live Violin and DJ Set
A skilled DJ, producer and violinist in her own right, Olivia’s musical style covers a wide sonic range, from uplifting disco to deep house to pumping techno. She’s got a unique knack for turning the most eclectic underground tracks into instantly accessible dance floor hits by adding her own meticulously arranged live violin and vocals.
When: 30 March 2019
Where: Ophelia, Wan Chai
Tickets: Free, Facebook Event
GFI HKFC 10s 2019
Taking place annually on the Wednesday and Thursday before the Hong Kong 7s, the GFI HKFC 10s is as renowned for its activity off the field as on the field, and has something on offer for everybody who attends.
When: 2-4 April 2019
Where: Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley
Tickets: From $120 for one event, Ticketflap
Fundraiser for Zimbabwe Sevens Team
DB Pirates are organizing a fundraiser for the Zimbabwe Sevens team. Head down to meet the Zimbabwe Cheetahs Rugby 7s team, buy raffle tickets, play games and more.
When: 3 April 2019
Where: Threesheets, Discovery Bay
For more information: Facebook Event
Art Central 2019
Art Central will return to Central Harbourfront for its highly anticipated fifth edition. The Fair will feature over 100 leading international galleries, 75% of which hail from the Asia Pacific. The extensive gallery line-up will include over 30 galleries making their debut at Art Central and will showcase striking works from across the globe.
When: 27-31 March 2019
Where: Central Harbourfront
For more information: Event Website
Traverse through a maze of stunning urban landscape photography by L’Atlas from France and Austrian artist Will Domer, and discover live performances of human sculptures that defy gravity and convention, and enjoy specially created tasty sips and bites by Butler Luxury Caterer at ArtisBar.
When: 27 March – 12 April 2019
Where: ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets: From $150, Ticketflap
Art Basel Hong Kong
Art Basel Hong Kong returns for its seventh edition, bringing a stellar lineup of 242 premier modern and contemporary art galleries from 36 countries, with over half drawn from Asia and the Asia-Pacific.
When: 28-31 March 2019
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets: From $250, HK Ticketing
This exhibition starts with an exploration of urban planning and road development in Central including factors that led workers to use trolleys instead of trucks to deliver goods, for easy parking and loading. A variety of trolley designs will be shown in the exhibition, some of which are more than 30 years old.
When: 30 March – 28 April 2019
Where: Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts
Tickets: Book free Tai Kwun Pass online to guarantee admission, walk-ins subject to capacity limits.