Best Of 2017: Top 10 Hong Kong Events Of The Year
Before we head straight into2018, let's take a look back on the top 10 Hong Kong events of 2017. Relive all the memories in the event galleries below:
1/10 Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2017
2/10 Generation T 2017 Party
A lavish party marked the second manifestation of one of Hong Kong Tatler’s most ambitious projects to date, Generation T. A platform created last year to recognise and celebrate the city’s most promising emerging talent. We hosted a private dinner at Duddell’s to celebrate the unveiling of Generation T 2017.
3/10 T.Dining Best Restaurants 2018 Awards
There isn't an event quite like the T.Dining Best Restaurants 2018 Awards night with hundreds of Hong Kong and Macau's top chefs, F&B professionals and food lovers getting together to celebrate the achievements of the industry's most talented names.
See also: T.Dining Best Restaurants Awards 2018: Inside The Ballroom
4/10 Hong Kong Ballet Ball 2017
This year's Hong Kong Ballet Ball was filled with the sounds of happy chatter with guests smartly dressed in black and white and sipping on Perrier-Jouët champagne. The evening's entertainment included not one but three performances as well as a live auction with Ian McGinlay of Sotheby's presiding.
See also: Photos: Inside the 2017 Hong Kong Ballet Ball
5/10 AmfAR Gala Dinner 2017
More than $3.5 million was raised for Aids research at the third edition of the annual amfAR gala dinner, which was held at Shaw Studios. The star-studded guest list included actress Charlize Theron, supermodel Naomi Campbell and singer-songwriter Mark Ronson.
See also: Photos: Inside the 2017 amfAR Gala Dinner
6/10 Youth Diabetes Action Gala Dinner 2017
Transatlantica was the theme of the Youth Diabetes Action (YDA) dinner. From the miniature boat figurines that decorated the centrepieces on all the tables, to the chocolate anchors and the staff dressed in marine uniforms, everything was tied into the evening’s nautical theme and no detail was overlooked.
See also: Exclusive Photos: Youth Diabetes Action 2017 Dinner
7/10 First Initiative Foundation Gala Dinner 2017
“The World in Tune” was the theme of this year’s First Initiative Foundation (FIF) gala dinner as the gala event launched FIF’s World In Tune Initiative. A series of invents including the Evening with Renée Fleming recital the previous evening; a Renée Fleming Masterclass, which benefitted over 200 of the FIF’s students and teachers, and a soon-to-be-released recording to benefit the FIF featuring Eason Chan, Renée Fleming and Lang Lang.
See also: Exclusive: First Initiative Foundation’s 2017 Gala Dinner
8/10 Ambassadors Ball 2017
This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Ambassadors Ball, which benefits the Design Trust—a grant funding platform created by the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design. Held at the Kerry Hotel in the presence of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam, this year André Fu and Adonian Chan were enlisted as the creative directors and a highlight of the ball each year is the live auction and this year was no different.
See also: Video: Ambassadors Ball 2017 Guests Tell Us Their Favourite Fonts
9/10 Pink Ball 2017
This year’s Pink Ball celebrated its 10th anniversary. Held at the Grand Hyatt, the Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry raised over HK$6 million this year, which will go towards providing free genetic screening and consultations for underprivileged families at risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer.
See also: Exclusive: Pink Ball 2017
10/10 The Academy Ball 2017
With #LikeInAMovie being the theme, backdrops conjuring the sets of various movies transformed the cocktail space at the Lyric Theatre to make for an irresistible lure for the selfie-shooters among the more than 400 guests who attended the Academy Ball organised by the Academy for Performing Arts this year.
See also: The Academy Ball 2017