Fanfare Ciocarlia is a popular gypsy brass band from Romania known for their fast paced sounds with rhythms that merges of the world of jazz and classical music. Playing with no music sheets, watch the musicians turn a concert into a dance party with roaring horns, soaring voices and dancing beats.
Date: 20 February
Location: Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Tel: 2734 2009
Price: From HKD$180
Freespace Happening, an outdoor event located at West Kowloon Park that features a line-up of theatre show, local singer-songwriters and bands including Qiu Hong, Panther Chan and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s playing toe-tapping jazz and musical numbers. If you want to relax, bring a picnic blankets for the lawn and bring a book to read.
Japanese Jazz Singer Hikari Aoki peforms her fifth album Otokouta at Fringe Club. Aoki first encountered jazz in Milan and soon after, she trained under jazz singer Philip Hamilton who helped contribute to Aoki’s sultry way of singing with a captivating voice.
Date: 19 February
Location: 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong Tel: 2521 725
Price: HKD$180 (in advance) HKD$200 (on the door)
Hong Kong Whisky Festival
The Hong Kong Whisky Festival 2016 will be held at the InterContinental Grand Stanford this year. Guests can attend a class of food and whisky pairings and sample different types of whiskeys. Go to the the main halls to sample whiskey from many of the distilleries and pair with cheese, chocolate or salmon.
Date: 20 February
Time: 12pm – 11pm
Location: InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2721 5161
Price: From HKD$220
I Am x Lightstage
I Am x Lightstage is an art event held at Lightstage Art Venue. A 60 minute performance by dancers, musicians, poets, actors and a video-installation telling a story that’s accompanied by a free flow bar and complimentary snacks. A perfect evening for groups of friends looking for an immersive theatre experience.
Date: 18 – 21 February
Time: Various times
Location: Lightstage Art & Events Venue, 218 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. Tel: 9176 1096
Price: From HKD$280
Watch the theatrical adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel Jane Eyre. Follow the journey of a 19th century orphan, Jane Eyre who faces obstacles in life, facing a journey of poverty, injustice and betrayal in life.
Date: 13 February
Time: 10.30pm till late
Location: Jinjuu, UG/F, California Tower, 32 D’aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2921 2840
Price: From HKD$280
Jinjuu Valentines Day Party
Korean restaurant Jinjuu is hosting a mingling event for Valentines on 13th February. Guests will enjoy one complimentary cocktail and there will be games to help you find your perfect match. There’s also music provided by DJ’s and a lucky draw where you can win HKD$2000.
Date: Sat 13 February 2016
Time: 10:30pm till late
Location: Jinjuu, UG/F, California Tower, 32 D’aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 3755 4868
Outdoor Screening: The Girl in The Yellow Dress
Watch the outdoor screening of animated short movie of The Girl in The Yellow Dress at Hong Kong Arts Centre. Set in a jazz club in Paris, 1961, watch a romantic clip about a beautiful young girl in a yellow dress step into the world of jazz and drunken smokers.
Date: Screening every Tuesday & Sunday
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Location: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2572 0200
For all animal lovers, the Pet Show is Hong Kong’s biggest pet exhibition that is the place for buyers looking to buy new pets. Besides looking at all the cute pets, there’s a dog grooming and dog model competition and performances by animals. For bargain hunters, pet suppliers will be present for you to find exclusive deals only at the Pet Show.
Date: 19 – 21 February
Time: 12:00 – 21:00
Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2582 8888
Price: From HKD$30