Hong Kong This May: Musicals, Art Fair, and Concerts
If you’re an art lover and thinking of a short getaway this May, Hong Kong is the destination to be! With an array of art-related events - from internationally renowned art fairs and Broadway musical, to K-Pop concerts and stage performances - there is bound to be something for the aesthete in you!
May 1 – June 30 | Le French May
Stepping into its 25th anniversary, Le French May Arts Festival invites everyone in Hong Kong and Macau to join the celebration with an exciting program lineup to create a French-style fiesta in the country! From concerts and ballet performances to classic film screenings and French culinary, this is a festival Francophiles wouldn’t want to miss. Highlights of the festival include the debut performance of Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Cesar Award-winning film ‘The Dancer’, and the Opera Fever Five performance by the Opera Society of Hong Kong. Check out their official site for more information!
May 13–14 | 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR in Hong Kong
Korean boy band Bangtan Boys (BTS) heads to Hong Kong with their “2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR”, after completing a sold-out tour in Korea! The group has taken the world by storm, having sold millions of albums worldwide and even gained a nomination at the Billboard Music Awards. Their infectious music has won them a legion of fans from around the world, with chart-topping hits like “Blood Sweat & Tears”, “Danger” and “Not Today”. A.R.M.Ys (fans of BTS) in Hong Kong, this will be a night to remember. Grab your tickets here!
May 18 – June 11 | West Side Story
One of the greatest musicals of all time, West Side Story is as beloved today as it was when it first hit Broadway in 1957. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the vibrant stage production is heading to Hong Kong for the first time in May, following sold-out seasons from London, Tokyo, and Sydney! Don’t miss this romantic musical as the international cast serenades the audience with classic songs like Maria, I Feel Pretty and Tonight, along with their electrifying dance routines from the 1950s. Book your tickets now!
May 19-21 | Affordable Art Fair
Hong Kong is known as an international art capital, supported by the bustling art scene that plays host to acclaimed art fairs and events throughout the year. The 5th edition of the Affordable Art Fair’s will feature over 110 galleries, and visitors can take a pick from the mix of local and international galleries, showcasing a variety of contemporary masterpieces including original prints, photographs, and sculptures. In addition, this year’s fair will feature interactive art education activities for all the art lovers out there. Learn more about the event on their official site here.
May 29 | Pitbull Climate Change Tour Live in Hong Kong
Global sensation Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull is heading to Hong Kong for his ‘Pitbull - Climate Change Tour’ this May. The Grammy-winning superstar will be performing tracks from his newest release, ‘Climate Change’, in addition to his other hits such as ‘Fireball’, ‘Time of Our Lives’, and the massive hot-favourite hit ‘Timber’. Get your tickets before they are all snapped up!