Never been to Hong Kong? Look forward to exploring the exciting city from October 29 to November 11 at the Tokyo Hong Kong Week! From delicious dishes to entertainment, culture, arts, and economics, Hong Kong is a plethora of charms and sights that all come to Tokyo for two weeks. Let’s take a closer look at all there is to taste, see, and do during the event!
Hong Kong Week 2018 Greater Bay Area Showcase: Experience the Unique Charm of Hong Kong!
This showcase will highlight the tourism attractions in Hong Kong and nearby area. It is divided into several zones, which replicate the streets of Hong Kong in fascinating miniature, with the area’s beloved gourmet attractions, and so much more. It certainly lets you experience Hong Kong with all your senses.
Hong Kong Week 2018 – Greater Bay Area Showcase
Venue: KITTE Marunouchi, 1F Atrium & South Terrace
2 Chome-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō-to 100-0005
Event period: November 1 (Thu) to 4 (Sun), 2018
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (planned opening hours on November 1: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
“The Chic of Hybridity: a Collection of Contemporary Cheongsam” Unites Modern Fashion with Traditional Hong Kong!
Various designers from Hong Kong has transformed the traditional Cheongsam (also known as qipao or mandarin dress) with their own viewpoints and styles into modern dresses! This stunning fashion collection is accompanied by workshops and talk shows, giving you a thorough look into Hong Kong’s history and culture through the lens of art!
Venue: Shibuya Hikarie 8, COURT (November 3 to 4) / Creative Lounge MOV aiiima1 (November 5 to 11)
8F, 2 Chome-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0002
Event period: November 3 (Sat) to 11 (Sun), 2018
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Marvel at Hong Kong’s Fascinating Skyline with “More than High-rise – Exploring Hong Kong through Architecture”
The exhibition showcases a landscape of architecture projects and concepts to reflect the complexity of the city of Hong Kong. By unfolding the dynamics of Hong Kong cityscape, the exhibition invites you to explore Hong Kong’s unique urban form that celebrates an aesthetics of density and intensity, whereby unveiling hidden dimensions of Hong Kong through 16 groups of exhibits by 28 Hong Kong architects.
Venue: Ginza Tsutaya GINZA ATRIUM
Ginza Six 6F, 6 Chome-10-1 Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 104-0061
Event period: November 1 (Thu) to 11 (Sun), 2018
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Explore Hong Kong’s Real Trends!
Additionally, various events will show you the different aspects of Hong Kong. For prior registration and tickets, please visit the link for each event.
think GLOBAL, think HONG KONG: a Large-Scale Business Symposium
This large-scale business symposium will bring together business communities from both Hong Kong and Japan to discuss the rapidly changing trends of the global market.
Event period: November 1 (Thu), 2018
Venue: Hotel New Otani Tokyo
Admission; free, prior registration required
”29+1,” Screening of the Original Theatrical Play Performance
29+1 is a captivating movie that won the audience award at the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2017 and earned a lot of praise when it was screened all around Japan. Look forward to Japan’s first performance of the theatrical play that this successful movie is based on.
Event period: November 4, 2018; from 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Shinjuku Piccadilly
*For ticket purchases and event details, please see the official homepage of Shinjuku Piccadilly.
Win Hong Kong Goods in the Special Instagram Campaign!
A special Instagram campaign also takes place during the Hong Kong Week 2018 in which you can win all sorts of Hong Kong-themed goods via a lottery system. It’s easy: first, follow the official Instagram account of the Hong Kong Week and participate in the specified events. Then, simply post a picture taken at the venue (videos are not part of the campaign) and use the hashtags #hongkongweek, #香港ウィーク, #香港を体感, and #東京で香港. There’s no limit on your entries, so the more pictures you post, the better the chances of winning! Please follow the link below for further details.
See a New Side of Hong Kong at Tokyo’s Hong Kong Week 2018!
This colorful event shows you the megacity Hong Kong from various angles with a variety of events throughout Tokyo! Make sure to check the official homepage of the Hong Kong Week 2018 to see everything that’s offered and find out what piques your interest the most. Immerse yourself in the charms of Hong Kong!
Written by: Miyuki Yajima
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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