HK Events This Week: Africa Day, Dog Adoption Day & More!
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What's On HKG: Africa Day, Dog Adoption Day & More! May 21-27

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This weekend, Hong Kong blossoms into a vibrant hub of cultural celebrations and unique events, offering something for everyone—from sports enthusiasts and culinary aficionados to those seeking artistic or wellness experiences. The city's diverse lineup includes the Africa Day at Eaton HK, spotlighting African cultures through art and cuisine, and the culinary fusion at WHISK's Weekend Pop Up Brunch with a Nordic Touch. Sports fans can look forward to the exhilarating Standard Chartered Soccer Sevens, while those inclined towards personal development might find the Divine Woman Experience enlightening. Ballet enthusiasts are invited to refine their skills at the Open Ballet Class, and health-conscious individuals can learn about spine care at the "What's Spine Got to do with it?" event. Social changemakers can engage in meaningful conversations at the Picnic with Women Changemakers, and fashionistas will discover bespoke fits at The Perfect Fit. Animal lovers are encouraged to connect with potential furry companions at Catherine’s Puppies’ Dog Adoption Day. Finally, matcha enthusiasts can start their day with the invigorating Moon Street Matcha Club. Each event not only entertains but enriches, making this weekend in Hong Kong a memorable amalgamation of global cultures and local charm.

1. Africa Day at Eaton HK in Jordan

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Eaton HK

On May 26, Eaton HK in Jordan hosts a celebration of Africa Day from 10:30 AM to 9 PM, free for all. This event commemorates the Organisation of African Unity, now the African Union, under this year’s theme "Third Culture". It features African American fusion cuisine, dance performances, and cultural exchange booths, offering an immersive experience in African arts and traditions.

2. Weekend Pop Up Brunch with a Nordic Touch at The Mira Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui

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The Mira Hotel

WHISK at The Mira Hong Kong presents a French-Japanese brunch with Nordic influences on May 25-26 from 12-3 PM. Priced at HK$598, with an additional HK$288 for free-flow drinks, this event showcases Chef Gabriel Chung's fermentation expertise alongside Chef William Lau's locally-sourced delicacies, providing a gastronomic experience steeped in Michelin-starred practices.

3. Standard Chartered Soccer Sevens 2024 at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley

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Hong Kong Football Club

From May 24-26, the Hong Kong Football Club hosts the 25th Standard Chartered Soccer Sevens. This premier event features three tournaments: Main, Masters, and the new Women’s Tournament. It's a showcase of global football talents, past and present, and a celebration of the sport's enduring appeal.

4. The Divine Woman Experience on Wyndham Street

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Website/MOVE Studio

On May 26 from 2-5 PM, MOVE Studio in Central offers The Divine Woman Experience. This empowering workshop for women includes various ceremonies and meditative practices, fostering a deeper connection to feminine energy and community.

5. En Pointe's Open Ballet Class in Tsim Sha Tsui

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Facebook/En Pointe School of Ballet

The En Pointe School of Ballet offers an Open Ballet Class at Veavea Studio, Tsim Sha Tsui on May 19 from 3:30 PM to 5 PM. This session is designed for intermediate to advanced dancers to refine their ballet techniques and express artistic passion within a supportive community.

6. Spinal Health Session in Jordan

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Well Adjusted HK

Well Adjusted HK presents an educational session on spinal health on May 21 from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. Led by Hong Kong registered chiropractors, this event explores common spinal issues and offers practical advice for maintaining a healthy spine.

7. Picnic with Women Changemakers at the West Kowloon Cultural District

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Dream Impact & Girls Be Change

On May 26 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Dream Impact and Girls Be Change host the Changemaker Community Series: Picnic with Women Changemakers at West Kowloon Cultural District. This potluck picnic encourages sharing home-cooked dishes and stories, aligning with the theme of Refugee Week.

8. The Perfect Fit at PMQ in Central

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YUÁN | The Apartment

On May 25 from 2-5 PM, YUÁN | The Apartment hosts The Perfect Fit at PMQ, Central. This fashion event offers an exclusive look at Kate's Iconic 6 and new low-back SHEER collections, combined with a networking session and the chance to shop the new styles.

9. Dog Adoption Day with Catherine's Puppies in Sai Kung

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Facebook/Catherine's Puppies

On May 25 from 12 PM to 4 PM, the Hive Sai Kung hosts Dog Adoption Day with Catherine's Puppies. This event offers a chance to meet puppies looking for homes and features refreshments from local Sai Kung-based company, Black Book.

10. Moon Street Matcha Club in Wan Chai

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Website/Matchali

On May 26 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, the Moon Street Matcha Club invites you to "Matchali x Beda: Get Up & Glow" in Wan Chai. Enjoy Morning Matcha Ginger wellness shots and explore the benefits of matcha and skincare in a community-focused setting.

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