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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development to visit Ireland in first week of December 2016Hong Kong's Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development, Mr Gregory So, will visit Switzerland and Ireland on 3-7 December. He will attend the Environmental Goods Agreement Ministerial Meeting in Geneva. Hong Kong is among the WTO members participating in the negotiation for the agreement, which aims to eliminate tariffs on a wide range of environmental goods. Mr So will then proceed to Dublin where he will meet with Irish government officials, representatives of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and the city's Hong Kong community.
Hong Kong films feature at the Asian Film Festival in Carpi, Italy - 11-16 October 2016Twelve Hong Kong feature films and some short movies will be on the programme of the Asian Film Festival in Carpi, Italy, on 11-16 October 2016. They include classics by Stanley Kwang and Mabel Cheung, as well as some of the latest productions. More info.
Hong Kong Film festival in Thessaloniki - 25-28 September 2016After the success of last year's Hong Kong Martial Arts Film programme in Thessaloniki, HKETO, Brussels is cooperating with the Thessaloniki International Film Festival once again to bring Hong Kong films to Greece's biggest second city. More info.
A Taste of Hong Kong in Brussels - 16-17-18 September 2016So you think there's nothing in common between Brussels and Hong Kong? Think again. Hong Kong Arts Centre and Les Halles de Schaerbeek have curated a creative project in which ten artists from each city have worked in pairs: choreographers, dancers, video and film makers, visual artists, actors... They will present ten short pieces, and in between each, there will be gastronomic intermissions by chef George Tang. More info.
5th International Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta - 10-11 Sept 2016The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels is delighted to be a sponsor of the International Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta this year for the first time. The 5th edition of the event, it will take place at Grand Canal Dock, Ringsend, Dublin 4. More info.
Upcoming events in Belgium in September 2016Two events not to be missed:
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Antwerp (Saturday 10 September) and
"A Taste of Hong Kong" at Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels (Friday to Sunday 16-18 September. More info.
Chief Executive expresses deepest sympathy for victims of terrorist attack in Nice - 15 July 2016Hong Kong's Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Nice, France. He expressed his deepest sympathies on the loss of lives and injuries and extended his condolences to the families of the victims. Earlier, Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, Mr John Tsang, had attended the French National Day reception.
Hong Kong News - Summer 2016In this issue: Big boost for innovation and technology - Hong Kong has world-class research capability - Hong Kong professor wins Grand Prix at International Exhibition of Inventors in Geneva - French Tech Hong Kong launched - Civil aviation authorities of China, Hong Kong and Macao enhance cooperation on air traffic planning - China's Belt and Road initiative - M+ Sigg Collection exhibition offers glimpse of what will be on show in Hong Kong's new museum. Read here.
Hong Kong artist at Rome Chamber Music FestivalA young clarinet player from Hong Kong, the award-winning Calvin Leung Chin Lun, has been selected as one of the young talents who will study and perform at the 13th Rome Chamber Music Festival on 23-26 June, with the support of HKETO, Brussels. More info.
Hong Kong designers at Paris Fashion Week - 1-6 March 2016Eight Hong Kong fashion brands will show their collections at the Paris Autumn-Winter 2016 Fashion Week. A runway show will take place at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts on 1 March, and the collections can be seen in the showroom from 4 to 6 March. More info.
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