15,May-2019 Shikha Sarkar 0 comments

What’s On In Hong Kong – May 2019

 

Mother’s Day is such an important day, how can we ever say thank you enough to the woman who gave us the gift of life? Celebrate and honour motherhood by making our mothers special on this Day!!
Here are some ways to do that!!!

Le French GourMay is the one and only major festival in Hong Kong dedicated to gastronomy à la française. This year, the event will showcase the Loire Valley and its historic towns, royal residences and serene landscape from the river to the Atlantic Ocean, through wine tasting and “yummy” culinary workshops. Actor, Comedian and RuPaul’s Drag Race finalist Katya Zamolodchikova, brings her new show to Hong Kong on 10th May.  Expect an array of personas and characters that’ll have you in stitches. Jason Mraz is bringing his positive message and folk-pop sound to Hong Kong this month, on 17th and 18th. Grab your tickets now. Andy Parsons, one of the UK’s funniest comedians is coming to Hong Kong on 16th of May.  Make sure you reserve this night for a great deal of fun. “Potent live performer…can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” – The Times

https://youtu.be/lH5N0EVu3-Q

Women Empowerment Forum Hong kong 2019
bringing together a POWERHOUSE of some of the most amazing women in Town!!! The event took place in Hong Kong on the 30th March keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day. Watch the video above to get glimpses of a very well received and appreciated event. Pictures from event are available HERE.

Women’s stories and truths are often kept secret and are hidden away, to save face for the family and themselves. Let us break those barriers and expose the taboos, lift the stigma around the physical bodies and functions of a women. Join us at Menstrual Awareness Day (MAD) along with Dr. Katherine Dale, the Vibe Tribe and Luuna Naturals and other strong women and learn to live a powerful life. Kit Kat Events & Marketing, organizer of Women Empowerment Forum are proud to be associated with the event and support the cause. Together let us create a safe place and commit to #nomoresecrets?
Event Date/Time: 28th May, 5.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Alive Wellness, Suite 602, Yu Yuet Lai Building

Ticket Cost: HKD230 (Early bird discount – HKD184)

Inspired by the coastal taco shacks that litter the roadsides of Baja and Jalisco, Taqueria Super Macho is the latest opening from Black Sheep Restaurants. Tai Kwun is set for two new Japanese concepts this spring, as the Hong Kong outpost of Los Angeles’ Sushi Zo is tentatively opening this month, together with a cocktail lounge named Gishiki Lounge.
On the Hill Cafe, HK’s one of the newest cafes in town but has already become a must-visit. A well designed space where you can enjoy good coffee along with delicious cakes, served up with good vibes.
Nhâu is a small hideaway restaurant and bar, that showcases authentic flavors and ingredients from Vietnam cuisine, and takes food to the next level. Banh mi, rice tacos or Bò Lá Lốt Tartare are just a couple of
many delicacies you can find in the menu. 

A unique cross-cultural charity concert featuring 35 musicians and 9 vocalists, including the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong.
Produced by In Harmony Arts & Culture in support of SENsational to raise awareness about people with special needs in the workplace.
Group discount of 10% for 25 or more tickets in the same price zone.

Kit Kat Events & Marketing are delighted to bring yet again a meaningful and fun-filled event for your littles one. Last year more than 90 children and their parents enjoyed the festivities. This year event will see a lot more activities for parents & kids to enjoy together. 
For Sponsorship & Partnership opportunities please send an Email To: contactus@kitkateventz.com Call on: +852 6427 9282 (Whatsapp call only)

KK:  Having graduated from a leading university in the UK, with a Law Degree, what inspired you to pursue you to work in Arts once you moved to HK?
NJ: 
  Theatre and Drama have always been a huge passion of mine. I believe it provides us with essential life skills, improves our emotional health, and teaches us to communicate in ways other disciplines do not. Whilst Law was a fantastic degree to study, moving to HK ignited in me, the concept that ‘anything is possible if you really want it’. With this as my motivation, I decided it was the right time to pursue acting and a career in the Arts.

KK: What projects are you currently associated with, in the field of Arts in HK? 
NJ:  Currently I am associated with an upcoming show called From Page To Stage with Hong Kong Players Theatre Company. We will be preforming five shows in the McAulay Theatre in Wan Chai in May. Simultaneously, I am gearing up to Direct my first play in August, in association with Teacup Productions, having been an Assistant Director for their last four plays. 

KK: Are there enough opportunities in the HK in the area of Arts and Theatre? 
NJ:  I think that opportunities are on the rise as schools, parents and individuals are increasingly seeing the benefits that arts and theatre can have on confidence, communication and cultural development. Having said that, I do believe you need to be open minded about the opportunities you accept, especially when you’re new to the scene, because the network you gain is invaluable and is ultimately what will lead to the roles of real interest and impact. 

KK: Which is your all time favorite theatre play and given a choice if you had to play a dream role which one would that be?
NJ: 
This is such a hard question and almost impossible to narrow down, but I’ll give it a go! 
Favourite Musical: Matilda
Favourite Stage Adaptation: Warhorse
Favourite Comedy: The Play that Goes Wrong
Favourite Independent: Tree by Daniel Kitson
My dream role would for sure be Joseph K in The Trial by Franz Kafka. It’s a play about law and justice, but beyond that it’s about the absurdity of modern day society and the alienation it can so often elicit. 

KK: How can Arts & Theatre help our kids?
NJ: 
I truly believe exposure to Arts and Theatre can positively impact children in endless ways. There are immediate benefits such as increased creativity, collaboration, and social connections, and longer term results such as raised self-confidence, self-awareness and self-acceptance. These subjects allow for problem solving, trust building and can even help to overcome issues such as anxiety, with young people learning how to identify emotions, empathise, and express themselves articulately. The world is in need of more emotionally intelligence and creative people, which is exactly what The Arts allows for.

KK: Recently you were part of Women Empowerment Forum how was your experience working with Kit Kat Events & Marketing? 
NJ: 
I was honoured to be the Principle Correspondent for the Women Empowerment Forum event and it was a wonderful experience interviewing such inspiring women, all of whom are so positively active in the community. I really enjoyed working with Kit Kat Events & Marketing; they are incredibly forward thinking and were able to create an event that was diverse, interesting and completely empowering.

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