UPDATE: This article was updated with information about the Dior fashion show.

The Hong Kong government launched the first Art March 2024, a series of events to showcase local and Hong Kong arts and culture. The 14 events on the Art March 2024 roster include the first international edition of ComplexCon, the 2024 Hong Kong Flower Show, and Art Basel Hong Kong.

The Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau will also organise free rides on the Star Ferry and on the city’s trams, as well as distribute free ice cream on certain days during the event, and will announce the dates at a later date.

Here is the line-up of the Art March 2024 events:

EVENTSDATES
52nd Hong Kong Arts FestivalFebruary 20-March 24
Entertainment Expo 2024February 24-April 14
17th Asian Film AwardsMarch 10
Hong Kong International Film and TV MarketMarch 11-14
Hong Kong Flower ShowMarch 15-24
Martial World Sculpture ExhibitionMarch 15-October 7
Wu Guangzhong Art Sponsorship: Exhibition SeriesMarch 21 onwards
ComplexCon Hong KongMarch 22-24
Dior Fall 2024 Men’s Show (POSTPONED)March 23
Art@Harbour 2024March 25-June 2
Hong Kong International Cultural Summit 2024March 24-26
Art Basel Hong Kong 2024March 26-30
Art CentralMarch 27-31
48th Hong Kong International Film FestivalMarch 28-April 8
Schedule of Art March 2024 (© GovHK)

One of the other highlights of Art March is the 51-year-old Hong Kong Arts Festival, which gives a platform to leading local and international artists in all genres of the performing arts, such as Western and Chinese opera, classical music, dance, and theatre. As part of the two-month-long Art@Harbour, hundreds of luminous art installations will light up both sides of Victoria Harbour. This year’s edition of Art Central will return to Central Harbourfront to showcase works by cutting-edge galleries from Hong Kong, Asia, and beyond.

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The Dior Fall 2024 Men’s Show, which was to take place on March 23 at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal was postponed indefinitely by the luxury fashion brand. No details have been given about why the runway show will not take place.

For more information about Art March 2024, visit the event website.

Header image credits: Art Central, Dior, The HK HUB

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From the Middle East to the Far East and a couple of places in between, Anjali has lived in no fewer than seven cities in Asia, and has travelled extensively in the region. She worked as a lifestyle journalist in India before coming to Hong Kong, where her favourite thing to do is island-hopping with her daughter. You can check out her musings on motherhood, courtesy her Instagram profile.

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