Weekend marts – enlighten your life

In Hong Kong, shopping is a too convenient thing to do- you can almost get everything ready by simply going to the shops down stairs. However, have ever feel exhausted by standard, mass production commodities in the supermarkets? Here’s some nice places to go on weekends to refresh yourself from homogeneous goods.

MAMASMART   (28th, Sep,2014  in Science and Technology Park)

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MAMASMART is  a weekend market hold by mums and their children. In the market, families can exchange their good ideas that can improve the quality of life , selling  lovely handmade accessories and groceries. Nutrition experts and pediatrician will also attend the event and offer some advice for family on personal health management.

website    http://timable.com/zh-hk/event/642915

 

[買傢伙] Mycraft market (4-5 th,Oct,2014, Chaiwan)

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Mycraft market have attracted over two hundred local groups to display and sell their handmade product and receive lots of support from handcraft lovers. This time in Mycraft market the event holder will select four ambassador  to participate oversea handcraft market and publicize Hong Kong handcraft culture.

website http://timable.com/event/649202

Cultural activity- 「本土‧型‧格‧風」之香港本色

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This is a series  of cultural activity held by a local  theatrical group aiming at recalling people’s memory and consciousness of local culture.

Activities include opera performance, opera workshop, summary performance and exhibition.

Everybody is welcomed to join any of these activities, more information can be found on the website:

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/ab/tc/ccas14_19.php

Website recommended- searching for events and booking tickets

Every year there are thousands of culture event put on in Hong Kong, which are good choices for your weekends.

Some of them are even world-class shows and exhibitions and the price is relevantly reasonable.

 

 

To know what kind of shows and activities are on , here are several websites to refer to.

Leisure and Cultural Services Department

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/home.php

On this website, you can find all the cultural services that government provides and many non-commercial public activities are published.

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Timetable http://timable.com/

Different kinds of exhibitions shows and shows can be found, especially some individual art display. The functions are user-friendly. For example, users can easily find out the date of event on the timeline. They also offer app for mobile service and you can check the events any time and any where.

 

 

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Central, the heart area of Hong Kong, is planted with numerous splendid skyscrapers. Countless head quarters of international enterprises and organizations make this region the most expensive in Hong Kong.

Building upon hills, the streets in Central are steep, therefore taking the elevator to climb up would be a more comfortable way.

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Grocery stores, clothes outlets, bakery, small restaurants and so on, you can find almost everything in Hong Kong people’s daily life.

Some of the cafes have already gained their fame in southern China, SOHO area is definitely the “must go” spot for foodies.

After a long walk and feeling a bit tired? why not rest  and treat yourself with a full bowl of beef brisket noodles?

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 Set off for an adventure in the jungle of skyscrapers, you will discover more.

Affordable but amazing day-off in Hong Kong.

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When talks about Hong Kong, what are the things that immediately pop up in your mind?

Skyscrapers? Grand shopping malls? Theme parks?

BUT HONG KONG IS FAR MORE THAN THESE.

Though named as one of the “top living cost” cities in the world,

it is easy to have fun in Hong Kong without paying high price:)

Newly arrive but don’t know what to do during your day-offs?

Here are some choices for you to explore the true face of  Hong Kong.

 EXCEPT HANGING AROUND IN SHOPPING MALLS.

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