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Travelling to Hong Kong? Six Local-Approved Things to Do On Your Next Trip

 

From immersive exhibitions to culinary delights that pay homage to the cultural wonders of Hong Kong, there is something for every traveller seeking to explore the city’s latest happenings. Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has shortlisted the most up-to-date offerings around the city for travellers planning their next vacation.

1. Create Memories at the Interactive teamLab Future Park Hong Kong

Art and technology meet at teamLab Future Park, a new immersive experience by world-famous art collectives teamLab. Delight the kids with interactive fun, with six stunning works on display until 14 January 2024, including ‘Graffiti Nature – Beating Mountains and Valleys, Red List’ which sees the Hong Kong newt, a local endangered species, takes center stage. Other highlights are ‘Sliding through the Fruit Field’ and ‘A Table where Little People Live’, which have already proven a huge hit with families.

Address: 13/F, Enterprise Square Five, MegaBox, 38 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay

Website: https://futurepark.teamlab.art/en/

2. Immerse Yourself in Art Installations Across the Design District Hong Kong (#ddHK) 

Design District Hong Kong’s (#ddHK) creative tourism project, organised by the Tourism Commission of Hong Kong, will be relaunching from 18 August to 14 September 2023. Curated by Way of Difference with the theme of “Vivid Tsuen Wan,” this year’s event will offer seven fascinating art installations by international and local creative units, as well as a series of activities filled with local flavours to introduce the Tsuen Wan neighbourhood, leading tourists, and locals to experience Hong Kong in brand new ways.

Website: https://designdistrict.hk/home/index/en

3. Revisit Madame Song's Iconic Designs at the New M+ Exhibition

Centred around the life and times of Song Huai-Kuei (1937–2006), a legend in the spheres of Chinese art, film, music, and fashion from the 1980s to the 2000s, the Madame Song: Pioneering Art and Fashion in China Exhibition feature more than 320 objects to narrate Song’s fascinating biography. Organised by themes and divided into five sections, the exhibition brings into dialogue Song’s multiple identities as an artist, entrepreneur, fashionista, and cultural ambassador.

Address: 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

Website: https://www.mplus.org.hk/en/exhibitions/madame-song-pioneering-art-and-fashion-in-china

4. Uncover Archaeological Discoveries at the Hong Kong Palace Museum

 

“Gazing at Sanxingdui”, an exhibition co-organised by Hong Kong Palace Museum and Sichuan Cultural Institutions, highlights new archaeological discoveries at Sanxingdui in Sichuan province, featuring 120 bronze, jade, gold, and pottery objects dating to 2,600–4,500 years ago. Nearly half of these were unearthed in the most recent excavations at the Sanxingdui site between 2020 and 2022. The special exhibition will be on display from 27 September 2023 to 8 January 2024.

Address: West Kowloon Cultural District, 8 Museum Drive, Kowloon

Website: https://www.hkpm.org.hk/en/exhibition

5. Savour Old World Cocktails at Maggie Choo's, An Old Bank Teller Turned Speakeasy

Maggie Choo’s is now ready to transport guests back to the enigmatic old-world glamour of the Far East. Hidden away at the heart of Central and fronted by one of the many antique shops on historic Hollywood Road, the Chinoserie-inspired Maggie Choo's, part cocktail bar, part cabaret, part late-night soiree, restores diminished glamour with live entertainment and a modern take on classic tipples.

Address: G/F Chinachem Hollywood Centre, Hong Kong

Website: https://www.maggiechoos.com.hk

6. Feast on Contemporary Chinese Cuisine at The Phraya

The Praya, a new premium contemporary Hong Kong restaurant that pairs Chinese culinary traditions with global culinary influences is now open at the One-Eight-One Hotel in Shek Tong Tsui. Indulge in an enticing menu of multi-generational family recipes prepared with modern finesse set to redefine perceptions of traditional Cantonese Cuisine.

Address: Level 3, 1818 Connaught Road West, Shek Tong Tsui

Website: https://www.thepraya.hk/ 

 

Enjoy Tourist Benefits with “Hong Kong Goodies” Visitor Consumption Vouchers

Under the “Hello Hong Kong” global promotional campaign, HKTB is giving away an additional 1 million vouchers, each worth HK$100 or more. With more than 3,600 participating outlets, visitors can redeem the vouchers for the latest rewards, or welcome drinks at selected bars, restaurants, and hotels, or offers at various attractions, and retail and dining spots.

HKTB also gifts the “Hong Kong Goodies” to visitors who have purchased travel products from Hong Kong through various online travel portals and booking agents. Alternatively, visitors may claim their vouchers by heading to the designated visitor centres: HKTB Hong Kong International Airport Visitor Centre, Hong Kong West Kowloon Station Visitor Centre, and the new Kowloon Redemption Centre at Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui.

More information on Hong Kong Goodies can be found here:

https://www.discoverhongkong.com/seasia/deals/hkgoodies.html

 

88 Bamboo Editorial Team