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What’s on HK, Jan 2018

Date: 2 Jan 2018 (Blog Categories: Events)

After the festive month, there are still lots of events in Hong Kong. Cultural lovers must satisfy with CATS while family can have their fun time at The Great European Carnival!

1. Hong Kong Marathon 2018

The Hong Kong’s largest outdoor sporting event takes runners past some of the best urban scenery. The fierce competition is just as exciting for spectators as it is for runners, with the 42.195 km full marathon starting in the scenic Tsim Sha Tsui area of Kowloon, racing up into the New Territories and heading back down to a spectacular finish in Victoria Park on Hong Kong Island. You can go along and show your support to the runners in this mega sport event.

Date : 21 Jan 18
Time : 6:10am (Marathon Start Time)
Venue : Various venues (Route Info
Event Website : www.hkmarathon.com

2. The Great European Carnival

Takes place between December and February on the Central Harbourfront Event Space, the carnival includes amusement rides and carnival skill games for all ages, and is set before one of the most iconic skylines in the world. This year, the carnival will feature The Great Circus of Europe to bring on even more fun and laughter.

Date & Time : 21 Dec 17 - 25 Feb 18, 11am to 11pm (black out: 12 Jan 18)
Venue : Central Harbourfront, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central
Admission Fee : From HK$130 / adult (show ticket not included)
Event Website : http://tgec.asia

3. Miles upon Miles: World heritage along the Silk Road

This exhibition focusses on Silk Road’s Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor which spans four Mainland Chinese provinces (Shaanxi, Henan, Gansu and Xinjiang), Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, which aims at illustrating the historical and cultural significance of this Routes Network. Over 200 items/sets of the cultural relics include jadeware, textiles, sancai figurines, gold and silverware, bronze ware and large-scale murals illustrating the historical and cultural significance of the Routes Network. The exhibition will also be complemented by multimedia programmes and interactive elements to enrich visitors' learning experience.

Date : 29 Nov 17 - 5 Mar 18; Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays)
Time : Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 10am - 6pm ; Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: 10am - 7pm
Venue : Hong Kong Museum of History
Admission Fee : HK$20 (Standard)
Event Website : http://hk.history.museum

4. CATS (Musical)

Following its triumphant season in London’s West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS comes to Hong Kong for a strictly limited season. CATS, one of the greatest musicals of all time, is one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history. CATS has enchanted more than 81 million people in over 300 cities around the world, winning numerous awards including Olivier and Tony awards for Best Musical.

Date : 6 Jan - 11 Feb 18
Time : Tuesday to Friday : 7:45pm; Saturday : 2pm and 7:45pm; Sunday : 1pm and 6pm
Venue : Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Admission Fee : From HK$445
Event Website : https://www.catsthemusical.com
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