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Arts 7 Hong Kong Events You Can't Miss In January 2020

7 Hong Kong Events You Can't Miss In January 2020

7 Hong Kong Events You Can't Miss In January 2020
Photography: Andrej Uspenski
By Leanne Mirandilla
January 07, 2020
An eclectic mix of events—ranging from performances of ancient Egyptian dance to art book fairs—take place across the city this month

1/7 Beare's Premiere Music Festival 2020

Photo: Courtesy of Borromeo Quartet
Photo: Courtesy of Borromeo Quartet

When: January 8-16

Where: Various locations

What: Formerly the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, this event features more than 30 musicians from home and abroad. Catch classic works by Beethoven, Olli Mustonen, Brandenburg and Mendelssohn, as well as more unexpected offerings, such as a martial-arts film screening accompanied by live music.

Purchase tickets at urbtix.hk 

2/7 Company Wayne McGregor—Autobiography

Photography: Andrej Uspenski
Photography: Andrej Uspenski

When: January 10-12

Where: The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District

What: Award-winning British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor is well-known for his dance pieces inspired by science and technology. Autobiography sees 10 dancers performing 23 chapters—one for each chromosome pair in human cells—that McGregor devised after sequencing his own genome.

Discover more at westkowloon.hk

3/7 Of Monsters And Men

Photo: Courtesy of Getty Images
Photo: Courtesy of Getty Images

When: January 14

Where: MacPherson Stadium

What: The Icelandic indie pop-folk outfit have topped charts since their debut in 2011. Catch them in Hong Kong as part of their global Fever Dream tour, named for their third album, which came out last July.

Discover more at lastbulletproductions.com

4/7 Kidsfest

Photo: Courtesy of Kidsfest
Photo: Courtesy of Kidsfest

When: January 15 to February 23

Where: The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts

What: Promising fun for theatregoers of all ages, KidsFest features nine shows, including old favourites and exciting new additions. Watch live performances based on beloved children’s books The Gruffalo (pictured) and Mr Men and Little Miss, and much more.

Purchase tickets at hkticketing.com

5/7 HKPO Jaap’s Beethoven 1—Lang Lang

Photography: Cheung Wai-Lok, courtesy of the Hong Kong Philharmonic
Photography: Cheung Wai-Lok, courtesy of the Hong Kong Philharmonic

When: January 16-18

Where: The Cultural Centre

What: The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth with a showcase of the music with which the composer launched his career, played by star pianist Lang Lang.

Purchase tickets at ticketflap.com

6/7 Hong Kong 100 Ultra Trail Race

Photo: Courtesy of Hong Kong 100 Ultra Marathon
Photo: Courtesy of Hong Kong 100 Ultra Marathon

When: January 17-19

Where: MacLehose Trail

What: Launched in 2011, this endurance race is part of the Ultra Trail World Tour circuit and is one of the biggest running events in the world. The 100km course takes runners on a gruelling trek along the MacLehose Trail.

Discover more at hk100-ultra.com

See also: Hong Kong Hikes—Plus Where To Eat And Drink After

7/7 The National Folkloric Dance Troupe of Egypt

Photo: Courtesy of The National Folkloric Dance Troupe of Egypt
Photo: Courtesy of The National Folkloric Dance Troupe of Egypt

When: January 22-23

Where: Hong Kong City Hall

What: This dance troupe, who are performing in Hong Kong for the first time, showcase Egypt’s rich and ancient dance culture.

Purchase tickets at ticketflap.com

See also: The Best Afternoon Teas To Enjoy This New Year

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