10 Hong Kong Events You Can't Miss In June

Arts

June 1, 2018 | BY Cherry Lai

With two world-class ballets, an Irish troupe and Chinese court classics, this month’s calendar is sure to set dance lovers’ feet tapping

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Wheeldon, Ratmansky, McIntyre and the Beatles

When: June 1-3

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre 

What: The Hong Kong Ballet ends its season with a triple bill: Christopher Wheeldon’s jazz-infused Rush, Alexei Ratmansky’s one-act ballet Le Carnaval des Animaux, and Trey McIntyre’s rock ballet A Day in the Life set to a medley of 12 classics by The Beatles.

Purchase tickets at hkballet.com

See also: Why Septime Webre Believes The Beatles And The Ballet Are A Perfect Match

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The Danish String Quartet

When: June 3

Where: Hong Kong City Hall

What: Hailed “one of the best quartets today”, the charming blonde and bearded young string quartet make their Hong Kong debut with a programme of Beethoven and Mendelssohn.

Purchase tickets at pphk.org

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Evolution Asia Yoga Conference

When: June 7-10

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

What: Asia’s leading annual yoga and wellness event—think all-day intensive classes, workshops and lectures on topics such as hypnotherapy, meditation, cultivating creativity and business—returns for its 11th edition.

Purchase tickets at asiayogaconference.com

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Dream of the Past: Ancient Chinese Court Dances

When: June 8-10

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

What: The Hong Kong Dance Company and the Beijing Dance Academy revisit ancient dance styles from the Qin and Han dynasties.

Purchase tickets at hkdance.com

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Catch Me If You Can

When: June 8-10

Where: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

What: The tale of the conman-turned-FBI consultant, Frank Abagnale Jr, is brought to life in this rollicking Tony-nominated musical based on the 2002 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Purchase tickets at hkticketing.com

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Road To Ultra Hong Kong

When: June 9

Where: AsiaWorld-Expo

What: Calling all ravers: the worldwide electronic dance music festival returns for a stellar third edition, featuring powerhouse headliners Axwell Λ Ingrosso, David Guetta and Galantis, not to mention cutting-edge stage production that includes world-class visuals, cryogenics and pyrotechnics.

Purchase tickets at eraslive.com

 

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Irish Celtic—Spirit of Ireland

When: June 12-17

Where: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

What: Set in a traditional Irish pub, this thrilling dance show features a five-piece band, high-energy choreography and plenty of Irish conviviality.

Purchase tickets at hkticketing.com

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Mr Big Live in Hong Kong

When: June 19

Where: KITEC

What: Take a trip down memory lane with the 80s American rock group performing chart-topping hits like To Be With You, Wild World and Just Take My Heart.

Purchase tickets at hkticketing.com

Photo: Courtesy of Laurent Liotardo
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Akram Khan’s Giselle

When: June 28-30

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

What: The English National Ballet stages a haunting reimagining by Khan of the iconic masterpiece of love, betrayal and redemption.

Purchase tickets at urbtix.hk

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West Side Story in Concert

When: June 29-30

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

What: Sing along to Leonard Bernstein classics America, I Feel Pretty and Somewhere as the Hong Kong Philharmonic accompanies the Oscar-winning film, conducted by Jayce Ogren.

Find out more at urbtix.hk

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