Apr 19- Jun 3: Kooza launches in Hong Kong
Cirque du Soleil lands in Hong Kong for a seven-week run of Kooza, its legendary stage show that has been seen by 7 million people since it began its run in 2007. Featuring 50 performers from 19 countries, expect an artful, whimsical journey that explores the good and evil within us all through dazzling acrobatics, clowning, spectacular costumes and good old-fashioned circus fun.
Central Harbourfront Space. Tickets $488-$1,888 from asiaboxoffice.com.
Mar 13 And Apr 10
Base Camp Sessions with Kerry Hotel X Liv Magazine
We’re so excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Kerry Hotel this month to host the first ever Base Camp Sessions, a series of exciting fitness events. Liv readers will have on-the-day exclusive access to Base Camp, Kerry’s five-star fitness and spa facility, featuring a state-of-the-art gym and outdoor pool. Nibble on gourmet healthy snacks and juices, before enjoying an hour-long workout with some of the hottest instructors in town. Each guest will be given a $100 voucher to spend on supper at My Green Bowl, the healthy dining outlet at Dockyard, the hotel’s funky food court. Plus, every guest will go home with a goodie bag stuffed with treats from our partners. Space is limited so book now!
March 13: Introduction to Movement with SharedSpace
April 10: Hula-Hoop Masterclass with turning Circles
38 Hung Luen Rd., Hung Hom Bay. $150 per session from ticketflap.com.
Mar 17: Sónar Festival hits Hong Kong
Since its inception in 1994, Barcelona-based electronic music festival, Sónar, has established itself as one of the world’s top EDM events. Combining music, creativity and innovative technology, Sónar is back in Hong Kong for a second edition with a mix of established artists and hotly tipped emerging talent. Expect diverse performances from live acts and DJs, and of course dance-floor-driven sets to experimental electronica.
Tickets $880 (group passes available) from ticketflap.com. Hong Kong Science Park, Sha Tin, www.sonarhongkong.com.
Mar 13: Russell Peters’ Hong Kong gig
Love to laugh? Canadian stand up comic, Russell Peters, will once again be stopping in Hong Kong on his world tour. Expect hilarious observations from this man of many cultures.
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. Tickets $480-$1,280. www.russellpeters.com.
Apr 14: HNA-Orbis Run for Vision
Help to fight blindness across the world with the HNA-Orbis Run for Vision. Back for its second edition, the first iteration of the event raised $800,000 for charity. With 10, 5 and 3k runs, this unique nighttime event begins with a “lighting up” ceremony, followed by an easy run around the Science Park. Race entry is $300, with all proceeds going to Orbis.
7pm, Hong Kong Science Park. 6412-4983, hna-runforvision.com.
27 Mar 27-Apr 1: Art Central
Art Central’s big white marquee will once again dominate the Central Harbourfront area showcasing over 100 leading international galleries, many of which hail from the Asia Pacific region. The fair’s extensive line-up includes more than 30 galleries making their Art Central debut, illustrating the diversity and prodigious talent of artists within today’s contemporary art market.
Central Harbourfront. artcentralhongkong.com.
Mar 23-26: The Asia Contemporary Art Show
The 12th edition of The Asia Contemporary Art Show takes places in rooms and suites at the Conrad Hotel, and features leading contemporary artists from around the globe. On show will be more than 2,500 unique works of art spread across four floors, The works will include original paintings, limited editions, sculptures and photography from both emerging artists and established creators.
Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Tickets $250; admits two guests.