What’s on in Hong Kong this weekend…
With a delicious double-serving of bank holidays just over the horizon, we are getting ourselves ready for an action-packed weekend. Dine and dance at PoHo Street Fest, celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at Victoria Park, party Ibiza-style at the DJ Revolution Festival and round it all off with a Mandarin Spa spin class with a first-class view. Phew! We hope you are well rested ladies because September 2015 is going out with a bang!
This is Bliss!
We can’t resist a little bit of bling, so we had to share news of AGATHA Paris’s new Bliss Collection. The Parisian brand features their adorable trademark Scottie dog along with stunning pearls in new, elegant designs. This collection is ideal for sophisticated Sassy ladies looking to add a sweet addition to their jewellery boxes… Browse the new Bliss Collection and don’t forget to take advantage of 15% off on all regular priced items! Yep, you can snap up some gorgeous pieces of jewellery at a discounted price until Sunday, 25 October, 2015… perfect for presents before the holiday season. Race you there!
SPECIAL SASSY OFFER
To redeem the 15% off on all regular priced items per person, simply show this Sassy newsletter to the AGATHA staff – you’ll also get a free welcome gift too!
When: The promotion lasts until Sunday, 25 October
Where: All AGATHA Paris Shops: Shop 613, Level 6, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; Counter shop 1-37C2, Level 3, SOGO, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong; Level 3, SOGO, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong; UG96, China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong; Shop 124, Level 1, Plaza Hollywood, 3 Lung Poon Street, Diamond Hill, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: 15% off all items in store with a free welcome gift for Sassy Readers!
Note: This redemption is not redeemable for cash and the redeemed items are not refundable or exchangeable. Each person is limited to one welcome gift and one-time 15% off on all regular priced items per person. This cannot be used in conjunction with other promotion offer and in case of disputes; the decision of AGATHA Asia Pacific limited shall be final.
Don’t Let Daddy Know!
This Wednesday night, Ibiza is coming to Hong Kong as DJ Revolution Festival & Don’t Let Daddy Know join forces at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Sigma Productions are back with plans for another big bank holiday – this time with a strong dose of Ibizan insanity. Since making its debut in Ibiza two years ago, Don’t Let Daddy Know has been giving clubbers and festival goers across the world a night to remember. The line-up for this bank holiday bonanza of lights, stage shows and special effects is huge – with Grammy award winner Skrillex, Sander Van Doorn andLaidback Luke just to name a few!
When: Wednesday, 30 September, 5pm
Where: Hall 10, AsiaWorld-Expo, Asia World Summit, Lantau, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets cost $980, with a discounted rate of $580 for students. There are also exciting VIP packages for parties of 10 which include priority entry, champagne and pre and after-party passes.
Ticketing: Get yours now online at www.hkticketing.com or by calling 31 288 288. Sassy readers get 35% discount on tickets. Use the code ‘SASSY’ at checkout.
SASSY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY
We have three pairs of tickets up for grabs for the DJ Revolution Festival aka. Don’t Let Daddy Know on Wednesday, 30 September! What better way to spend a bank holiday than recovering from a night of Ibiza clubbing madness, hey? For your chance to win, click here or on the button below!
A workout with a difference…
If, like us, you find it difficult to draw motivation from blank gym walls and windowless studios, we have a real treat for you. The Mandarin Spa is hosting its first outdoor pop-up spin class until Sunday, 18 October! Jaw-dropping views of Victoria Harbour are sure to get your blood pumping – as will their expert trainer and cutting edge Lifecycle GX equipment! Classes are 50 minutes long, and you can choose whether you want to spin as the city wakes up at 7.30am, or as night falls at 7.30pm. Plus, guests are invited to use the Mandarin Spa’s luxurious facilities after their work out – now, that’s motivation!
When: Now until Sunday, 18 October, 7.30am & 7.30pm
Where: The balcony of the Mandarin Spa, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $550
Ticketing: Email [email protected] or call 2825 4888.
SASSY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY
Sweat it out on Friday, 2 October at 7.30am or 7.30pm. Winners will get chance to enjoy all of the Spa facilities on that day of their visit. Spin hard, spa hard – make sure you don’t miss out ladies! Drop your details here or by clicking on the button below for a chance to win!
Dancing in the streets…
With quirky boutiques and a back street art scene, PoHo is one of our favourite Hong Kong hangouts! So we can’t wait to celebrate its success at PoHo Street Fest this Saturday afternoon. A huge range of Sheung Wan’s bars and restaurants, including Crafty Cow and Little Burro, are coming together to provide a mouth-watering selection of food and beverages. All to be enjoyed whilst grooving to a live DJ! Make sure you have your camera at the ready girls, for the five most ‘poho-esque’ Instagram uploads, with #PoHoStreetFest and @CraftyCowHK in the caption will be travelling home with their boots full of exclusive prizes.
When: Saturday, September, 12-6pm
Where: Upper Station Street, PoHo, Sheung Wan
How much: Free entry!
Full moon fun
Fancy something a bit more cultural this weekend? The season of lanterns and moon cakes (check out our mooncake madness guide here) is upon us again, as Hong Kong celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival. There will be lantern carnivals across HK, including the Urban Lantern Carnival in Victoria Park. It promises to be a breath-taking sight as lanterns light up the park every night until Monday, 28 September. There will also be stage shows, palm reading and traditional fun and games to enjoy. The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates togetherness, so why not make an evening of it with your nearest and dearest? Whilst you’re down there, make sure to watch the spectacular Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance, which will be performed at the Victoria Park Soccer Pitch between 10.45-11.30pm on the Sunday!
When: Sunday, 27 September, 8-11pm
Where: Victoria Park, 1 Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
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