21 January - 20 February 2020HKETO, Brussels hosts Chinese New Year receptions
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels hosted its annual Chinese New Year receptions around Europe. Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union, Mr Eddie Cheung, said his thoughts were with the patients and the front line staff working to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. He was confident the measures put in place by the authorities in Mainland China, Hong Kong and other countries would bring the epidemic under control. More information.
26 February 2020 - 26 February 0000Financial Secretary to deliver 2020-21 Budget
Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, will deliver his 2020-21 Budget speech from 4am CET on 26 February 2020. The Budget Speech will be published simultaneously here.
13 - 13 February 2020Hong Kong’s multi-pronged response to the novel coronavirus
The Hong Kong SAR Government has implemented a comprehensive and co-ordinated approach to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and to protect the health of the community while maintaining Hong Kong's position as an international city and aviation hub. The Government response is guided by three key principles: responding promptly, staying alert to the situation, and working in an open and transparent manner. Read here.
11 - 11 February 2020Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection - latest situation
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has raised concerns worldwide. For details of the prevention measures being implemented in Hong Kong, as well as the latest situation of novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong, please visit the website Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health.
04 - 22 March 2020Offscreen Film Festival in Brussels to screen cult Hong Kong films
The 13th Offscreen Film Festival will present eight cult Hong Kong films classified "Category III", that is, for persons aged 18 and above. This will be a rare opportunity to see films considered sensational and explicit at the time, but which have now become classics of their kind. Rather than deterring the public, the Category III label quickly became the guarantee of a certain type of taboo-busting spectacle that thrilled audiences across Asia while remaining largely unknown in the West. More information.
29 January - 02 February 2020HKETO, Brussels supported Hong Kong comics industry at Angoulême International Comics Festival - 29 January-2 February 2020
Five Hong Kong comics artists took part in the 47nd Angoulême International Comics Festival in France, with the support of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels. Participating artists were Li Chi-tak, Yanai, Lau Kwong-shing and emerging comics artists Moses Iu Hei-lun and Bonnie Pang. More information.
25 January 2020 - 11 February 2021Kung Hei Fat Choy! Best wishes for the Year of the Rat
The Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Union and the staff of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the Rat. Photos
01 - 01 January 2020Hong Kong News - read our January 2020 newsletter
In this issue: Financial Secretary in Luxembourg for AIIB meeting - Greater Bay Area Development - Reopening of Hong Kong Museum of Art - Chief Executive's Policy Adddress - Fourth Belt and Road Summit - Business Events - Hong Kong films at seven international festivals in Europe - New Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the EU...
11 January - 02 February 2020"Legends of Lion Dance" Exhibition in Antwerp
Visitors to this colourful exhibition from 11 January to 2 February 2020 will lean how lion heads are made, and how this traditional craft has been passed down generations of artisans in Hong Kong, as well as the legends and stories associated with Chinese New Year. More info.
05 October 2019Hong Kong Update: the latest situation in Hong Kong
In recent months, protests in Hong Kong have made the headlines and have caused some inconvenience to visitors. This online portal puts the facts at your fingertips, covering transportation advice, clarifications of fake news, government press releases, conferences and events and more.