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5 Reasons To Attend The Conscious Festival In Hong Kong

5 Reasons To Attend The Conscious Festival In Hong Kong
By Claudia Cheung
April 18, 2018
Green is officially the new black and there's no better way to celebrate green living than with a festival. Taking place from April 20-22 to coincide with Earth Day, Hong Kong's first Conscious Festival features six different components aimed at empowering and inspiring individuals to make conscious decisions for positive change:

1/5 A first for Hong Kong

Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival
Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival

The Conscious Festival is an annual event that has been held in multiple cities across Asia. This will be the first time it comes to Hong Kong, making it an unmissable event for all those interested in environmental and sustainability issues. The event will be held at PMQ from April 20-22, 2018.

See also: 10 Ways To Eat Healthy When Dining Out

2/5 Unconference day

Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival
Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival

Want to know what the next wave of business leaders are doing to make sustainability mainstream?

With thought leaders from H&M, CNBC, Zero Waste Life, and more, the one-day "unconference" on Friday, April 20 is themed "Making Business Circular" and welcomes corporates, professionals, entrepreneurs, designers, NGOs, and anyone who is interested in looking at the future of business. 

See who's speaking at Unconference

3/5 Game-changing talks

Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival
Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival

From mindfulness to parenting, consumption and biodiversity, The Conscious Festival features a series of ticketed panels and talks held over the weekend of April 21-22.

Our very own Generation T Asia editor, Lee Williamson, will be moderating a panel of Generation T listers including Peggy Chan, Arthur Lam and Tony Verb on Sunday, April 22 to discuss how they are pioneering their respective industries.

Want to join the talk? Use our promo code: GENERATIONT on eventbrite.hk for a 20 percent discount.

4/5 Healthy marketplace

Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival
Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival

With over 70 conscious brands from fashion, lifestyle and beauty showcasing products that protect not only the people but the planet, The Conscious Festival's marketplace is ideal for conscious shoppers.

Explore a range of sustainable products and services from brands like Coconut Matter, Live Zero, Bamboa Home and Eartheries. There will also be plenty of healthy eats and drinks on offer from the likes of Habitu, MANA!, Taboocha and Healthy Bites.

See also: 5 Foods To Eat For Healthy Hair And Nails

5/5 Family-friendly edutainment

Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival
Photo: Courtesy of The Conscious Festival

From eco-friendly film screenings to live music, advocacy and workshops, The Conscious Festival is fun for all ages. Don't miss the special screening of ‘Ocean In Motion’ by Ocean Recovery Alliance on Friday, April 20—tickets are available here

The Conscious Festival in Hong Kong takes place from April 20 to 22, 2018 at PMQ. Marketplace entry is free.

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