Best of What’s On This Week: 4 May 2018
Our picks of the best events in Hong Kong this week.
Critically acclaimed UK singer-songwriter Jake Bugg brings his solo acoustic performance to Hong Kong for the first time.
When: 5 May 2018
Where: 1563 at The East, Wan Chai
Tickets: $440, Universe
The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre – Swan Lake
The critically acclaimed St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre is presenting Tchaikovsky’s immortal love story and quite possibly the world’s most famous ballet, Swan Lake.
When: 2-6 May 2018
Where: The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Lyric Theatre
Tickets: $445, HK Ticketing
Coming off of overwhelming response to his first solo show in South-East Asia, the star will perform in Hong Kong with special guest WARPAINT.
When: 5 May 2018
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Tickets: From $488, HK Ticketing
Mother’s Day Morning Charity Tea
This event by Angels for Orphans, will be a time to meet new people and hear guest speaker, Komang, who is one of the directors at Bali Kids over a cuppa. The project will benefit school children in an area seriously affected by the recent eruption of Mt. Agung.
When: 9 May 2018
Where: Mr. Wolf, Central
Tickets: $300, Ticketflap
YellowKorner: 11,000 Feet Pop-up Exhibition
YellowKorner is presenting a new exhibition held in collaboration with Le French May, Devialet and The Artist. Photographer Alex Reyval’s stunning images of Hong Kong taken from 11,000 feet in the air – the current technical maximum for drone flight – will show you new perspectives of this stunning city.
When: 2 May – 30 June 2018
Where: YellowKorner Gallery
For more information: YellowKorner Website
Cirque Du Soleil Kooza Show
Cirque Du Soleil is returning to Hong Kong after a 12 year hiatus and will present their show Kooza. The show pays homage to their roots by combining thrilling heart-stopping acrobatic performance with the art of clowning.
When: 19 April – 3 June 2018
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space
Tickets: Sales from 5 February 2018, For more information
Hong Kong Community Service Week
Serve-a-thon is just around the corner, so now is the time to visit the volunteer calendar and sign up to give your time during Hong Kong’s community service week. The organizers at HandsOn Hong Kong are seeking volunteers for over 150 activities that serve those most in need in Hong Kong.
When: 5-13 May 2018
Where: Various locations
For more information: Serve-a-thon website
Retykle’s Central Pop-up
Customers can shop brand new and good-as-new pre-loved designer baby and children’s clothes, shoes and accessories in a premium in-store shopping experience at Retykle’s first centrally located pop-up.
When: 26 April – 10 May 2018
Where: 33 Wellington Road, Central
For more information: Facebook Event
Playing to enormous crowds of dedicated fans around the world, Gorgon City are today among the biggest names in UK clubbing. Having established themselves as one of the most in-demand acts in the industry, the duo have enjoyed stellar success thanks to their unique blend of bass-driven house music and addictive vocals. They’ll be passing through Hong Kong as a part of their world tour.
When: 5 May 2018
Where: Yojimbo, Central
Tickets: From $250, Ticketflap
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