Transit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of those rare places that make you feel you are at the centre of the world. It has such an energy, like New York City, that is like a living being: alive, dynamic, always changing, vibrant… If you are transit in Hong Kong like me you can reach to the centre without even going outside the airport. Take the Airport Express inside the terminal, it has three stops, Kawloon is another centre of the city at the mainland, I now head to Hong Kong station, which is right at the centre...

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Gallery walk on Hollywood Road: Yan Gallery, Wellington, Opera, Yellow Corner, Connosseur, La Galerie

The old town of Hong Kong, known as the Central district is not only historically significant for the city as it is founded here as a port trading city in late nineteenth century, but it is also a visiting point for art lovers for its numerous galleries with artists’ works from around the world. It is fun to pop in to check what’s on, go to the next gallery and get inspired from various art worlds from both the East and the West. You can start your walk on the Hollywood Road at the former...

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Hong Kong: Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts

The former central police station compound from the colonial era has been converted into a Culture and Arts Centre after eight years of renovation sponsored by the Jockey Club with nearly four billion HK dollar fund and it has opened its doors to all visitors in 2018. Now one of the greatest places to hang out in the city it has a museum, a space for contemporary art, garden and a court with cafés, restaurants and design shops. Take the entrance on Hollywood Road after your visit the private...

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Two Studio: the art of Cantonese Opera and photography

When I was transiting Hong Kong Airport back form Tokyo to Istanbul I ran into this exhibition… The Association of Hong Kong Professional Photographers and the Association of Hong Kong Artists worked together in this project. 18 photographers have pictured 20 Cantonese opera artists at the Yau Ma Theatre. The art of Cantonese Opera is a traditional art but still alive, photography is relatively young as an art form. A performance art, with moving images is frozen in time by these photographs....

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