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Time flies! Hong Kong is celebrating the 20 years anniversary handed over back to China, despite all the political controversies, Hong Kong is one of the places that well-preserved many Chinese traditional cultures, as well as one of the most modernised cities in Asia.

If you are a Hong Kong lover who is interested in fashion, design, travel, food, festival, business, heritage, movie and music, the year of 2017 is your year. Here is the list of some highlight events will happen in the UK later this year.

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Tuesday, 2nd of May

Hong Kong Fashion Designers Showcase

Location: London Hilton, 22 Park Lane, London W1K 1BE

Do you want to see the sparkle when East meet West? This is for fashion geeks who would like to explore more…

Tickets and information: Info@ccc.org.uk or phone 02074393822

Tuesday, 2nd of May

Hong Kong: A Dream Vacation Destination for Youth Travellers

This is an annual competition for British students to win a FREE trip to Hong Kong, simply design 2 48-hour Hong Kong travel itinerary for young people and submit before 2nd of May, you will become one in six lucky students later this year to visit Hong Kong. Please visit the website for more detail information.

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Image © Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Friday, 7th of July

Music Interflow- A Dialogue of Two Cultures

Location: St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA, 7:30 pm

Tickets: www.sjss.org.uk

Thursday, 21st  of September

‘Think Asia, Think Hong Kong’

Location: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE, 9am-5pm

Are you doing business, or you would like to do business between the Great Britain and Hong Kong? A whole day seminars and panel discussions will give you a clue for more business ideas and opportunities. Register at here.

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HK Movie posters. Left: Infernal Affairs (2002); Right: Love in a Puff (2010)

October 2017 (dates to be confirmed)

Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997-2017

Location: Moscow, Manchester and London

Hong Kong movie is far more than Kungfu or Jacky Chen, thousands of movies in variety topics has been produced in this small island. Screenings in Moscow, Manchester and London later this year will show you the masterpieces in the past 20 years that you do not want to missed.

Wednesday 15 – Saturday 25 November

Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition, FREE ADMISSION

Location: China Exchange, 32A Gerrard St, London W1D 6JA

As I mentioned before, Hong Kong is the place which preserved a lot of traditional Chinese cultures, this is a series events to show you Hong Kong’s rich folk cultures.

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Ms Priscilla To, the Director-General of the London ETO

According to Ms Priscilla To, the Director-General of the London ETO, the celebration programme spreads across ten months, covering nine countries. In addition, HKETO also official launch the website for the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. For more events and details of all the events highlighted above, please visit here.

Here is the theme song for the commemorate HKSAR 20th anniversary, enjoy!

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