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HKETONY’s Events to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary (“20A”)

Date/Time

Event

Description

Venue


Fashion

February 15

 

 

 

Vivienne Tam Hong Kong 20A-themed FW2017 Collection

 

 

Launch of the fall/winter collection by Hong Kong’s iconic international fashion designer, inspired by the electrifying energy of Hong Kong, at New York Fashion Week.

 

Gallery I
Skylight Clarkson Square
550 Washington Street, New York, NY 10014

 


Music

April 8

 

 

 

New Music From Hong Kong
Concert*

 

 

The first Hong Kong composer series concert features world and US premieres of works by Ka-wai SO, Austin Ho-Kwen YIP, Cynthia Chi-Wing WONG, Chi-hin LEUNG, Donald Man-Ching YU, Wendy Wan-Ki LEE and Galison LAU.

(Full house subscription)

 

The DiMenna Cente for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street New York, NY 10018

 

June 11

 

 

 

“Inspirational Liaisons – Encore” -
Chamber Music Concert by Vantage Music Artists

 

Concert will feature classical music performances by musicians from Hong Kong.

For tickets and information: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/11/0730/PM/Chamber-Music-Concert-by-Vantage-Music-Artists/

 

Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

 

 

July 8

 

 

“From Hong Kong with Love” Concert

 

Concert will feature HKGNA Grand Prize Piano Winner 2016 and other distinguished musicians from Hong Kong in partnership with Hong Kong Generation Next Arts.

For tickets and information: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/7/8/0800/PM/20th-Anniversary-HKSAR-Concert/

 

Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

 

August 11

Asian Youth Orchestra with Sarah Chang

Concert will feature world renowned violinist Sarah Chang and Asian Youth Orchestra.

For tickets and information:
https://www.brevardmusic.org/festival/performances/19939/

Brevard Music Center
349 Andante Lane
Brevard, NC 28712

August 13

Asian Youth Orchestra with Sarah Chang

Concert will feature world renowned violinist Sarah Chang and Asian Youth Orchestra.

For tickets and information:
http://tillescenter.org/event/asian-youth-orchestra/

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548


Films

May 11

 

 

 

 

Asian Pop-Up Cinema Film Festival Teddy Robin Tribute Award Night

 

Guest-of-honour Teddy Robin Kwan from Hong Kong will attend and be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

For details: http://www.asianpopupcinema.org/lifetime-achievement-award-night/

Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

 

 

 

June 30 – July 16

"Hong Kong Panorama" at 2017 New York Asian Film Festival

Veteran Hong Kong actor/producer Eric Tsang will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The festival will screen "Mad World", which Tsang won the Best Supporting Actor Award. A total of 10 Hong Kong films will be screened.

Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center
165 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023


Design

October
5-31

“Confluence‧20+” Exhibition* 

A multi-disciplinary exhibition that offers a holistic perspective on Hong Kong creative ecologies with exhibits from 20 groups of outstanding local designers.

The exhibition is presented by the Hong Kong Design Centre, sponsored by Create Hong Kong and supported by HKETONY.

For more information:
http://confluence20.hk/

 

Block 37, 108 North State Street
Chicago


Business Conference/Reception/Gala Dinner
(By invitation only)

May 12

Hong Kong  Celebrating 20th Anniversary in Chicago Gala Dinner

The single largest dinner event celebrating the 20th Anniversary in Chicago, in partnership with the Hong Kong Club of Chicago.

Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Centre in Chicago

June 1

20A Reception in Philadelphia
(Part of Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship)

The single largest reception celebrating the 20th Anniversary in Philadelphia, in partnership with United World Sports.

The Downtown Club in Philadelphia

June 28

Hong Kong  Celebrating 20th Anniversary in New York Gala Dinner

The single largest dinner event celebrating the 20th Anniversary in New York.

Mandarin Oriental in New York City

Mid-October 

 

 

HKSAR 20th Anniversary Business Conference

 

 

The conference will feature high-powered speakers and exchanges on Hong Kong’s overall development since 1997, opportunities and future challenges. 

The University Club
1 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019
(TBC)

 


Youth Exchanges

July 8

Hell Gate Sevens in NYC*

For the first time, two rugby teams (men and women) from HK will take part in the one-day tournament.  HKETONY will set up a booth on site to promote Hong Kong.

Randalls Island


Sports

June 3-4

Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia*

HKETONY will have a booth on site to promote Hong Kong.

Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia

June 3

Dragon Boat Festival in Philadelphia*

HKETONY will set up a booth on site to promote Hong Kong. The champion team will receive a 20A trophy.

East Fairmont Park, Kelly Drive in Philadelphia

June 11

Dragon Boat Festival in Boston*

HKETONY will set up a booth on site to promote Hong Kong. The champion team will receive a 20A trophy.

Charles River in Boston

June 24

Dragon Boat Festival in Chicago*

HKETONY will set up a booth on site to promote Hong Kong. The champion team will receive 20A souvenirs.

Ping Tom Park in Chicago

August 12-13

20A Dragon Boat Festival in New York*

HKETONY will set up a booth on site to promote Hong Kong. The champion team will receive a 20A trophy.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in NYC

September 9

20A Dragon Boat Festival in Atlanta*

HKETONY will set up a  booth on site to promote Hong Kong. The champion team will receive a 20A  trophy.

Lake Lanier in Atlanta

 

*Free Admission



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