Hong Kong's International Tattoo Convention Returns to Wan Chai in Aug.
by: The Beat Asia
July 04, 2023
The seventh edition of the Hong Kong China International Tattoo Convention returns this year after a four-year absence, running from Aug. 25 to 27.
Founded by Freedom Tattoo under the stewardship of legendary local tattoo artist, Gabe Shun, the event will be hosted at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Hall 5G). The convention will see the participation of over 100 tattoo artists from Hong Kong and across the globe, including from countries such as China, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, Poland, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Malaysia.
The convention serves as a platform for tattoo artists and enthusiasts to connect and share knowledge. Visitors can watch with awe as tattoo artists vie for the industry's highest honour in the much-anticipated Tattoo Competition. This contest is divided into three categories: black and white, colour, and schoolwork.
Spectators will also have the opportunity to appreciate the art of tattoos up close, gaining insights into various styles and techniques used in body inking.
When: 10 AM - 9 PM, Aug. 25 - 26
8 AM - 6 PM, Aug. 27
Where: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hall 5G, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$270 (three-day pass) / HK$225 (two-day pass) / HK$180 (single day pass)
Get the latest curated content with The Beat Asia's newsletters. Sign up now for a weekly dose of the best stories, events, and deals delivered straight to your inbox. Don't miss out! Click here to subscribe.