How is it already March?! This year is whizzing by and with so many awesome events, we can see how! March is the month of madness, with tons of art fairs and events happening this week. Win a VIP card to Art Central or a pair of tickets to the fashionable opening party of The HUB, celebrate International Women’s Day and pamper yourself for a cause. It’s all here is this week’s Weekender…
Next week is the start of numerous art fairs in Hong Kong, with tons of awesome exhibitions and incredible artwork on display all across the 852. One art fair we can’t wait to check out is the new Art Central, which promises an exciting mix of art from contemporary galleries across the world.
SASSY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY
Still haven’t got your ticket? Well, we’re giving you the chance to win a very special VIP card and lunch for two at The Continental pop-up! Think tours with leading curators, champagne receptions and exclusive exhibition openings, all topped off with award-winning food at The Continental. Simply enter your details into the form here or below for you chance to win.
When: Saturday, 14 March – Monday, 16 March. The VIP Preview is on Friday, 13 March from 10am-6pm.
Where: Art Central, Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: There’s a special offer for Sassy readers: $175 for two people before 13 March, available online here. Regular-priced tickets are $200 and available online here. Or enter our giveaway here for your chance to win a VIP card and lunch for two!
Fashion and fun
Fashionistas will be well aware of The HUB, a fashion trade show featuring designers, brands and retailers from all over Asia, including music from Dienastie who will be launching their new ACE collection. They’re hosting an opening party this week. A DJ will be spinning tunes while you munch on burgers from Double D and sip wine from Wine Shop Asia. If beer is more your thing, there’ll be plenty of that from San Miguel… all while socialising with industry professionals.
SASSY SPECIAL GIVEAWAY
That’s not all: we’re giving away 20 pairs of tickets to party with the stars. Yep, you read that right… simply enter your details here or click on the button below for a chance to win. Good luck!
When: The trade show is on Thursday, 12 March, and Friday 13 March from 11am-7pm. The opening party is on Thursday from 7pm onwards.
Where: 10/F, 9 Cheung Yee Street, D2 Place, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are available by registering here for the trade show. Or if you’re interested in mixing and mingling with professionals in the industry at the opening party, you could try your luck and enter our giveaway here.
Let’s hear it for the girls
It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, and we’re all about supporting our fellow ladies! Check out some of the talented women from the TEDxWanchaiWomen for inspiration here, or celebrate by checking out some of these awesome deals around town from some of our favourite businesses. They’re all in support of The Women’s Foundation! Or why not head over to The Excelsior Plaza in Causeway Bay to show your love for another great cause at the Metlife Hong Kong x HKBCF Breast Cancer Awareness event? There will be stands with registered HKBCF nurses to teach the public about self-examination, fun activities and appearances from Hong Kong celebrities Michelle Yim and Erica Chui. Find out more details here!
When: Sunday, 8 March
Where: All over the world!
Night time wanderings…
Night Market at PMQ is back this March! Stop by this weekend to check out various stalls from local Hong Kong designers, creatives and foodies. Munch on delicious bites from new food vendors such as Bread & Beast and PizzaPala and browse unique accessories, jewellery and homeware from the likes of Dress In Print, A.H.M and To Be Better (see all the new fashion vendors here). You’ll also be able to enjoy buy-one-get-one-free on happy hour deals from Mr. Bing, La Chouette & JOYVINO! And don’t forget to check out the featured charity Emergency Hong Kong while you’re there. A spot of shopping and tasty bite to eat… we can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday or Saturday evening with friends!
When: Friday, 6 March from 6-10pm, Saturday, 7 March from 4-10pm
Where: PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, but bring cash for food, drink and shopping!
Paint the town purple
We know this event is next Thursday, but it’s too good to miss! Take some time for yourself and get involved in an evening for charity at one of our favourite spas, The Feel Good Factor! Sip on wine, munch on nibbles and enjoy a fashion show, style advice, raffle and more, all to raise awareness for Enlighten-Action for Epilepsy (read our Sassy Supports here!). What’s more, if you wear something purple you could win a $1,000 voucher to use at the spa. See you there!
When: Thursday, 12 March, 6.30-8.30pm
Where: The Feel Good Factor, 2/F, Winsome House, 73 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $200 entrance fee, payable at the door.
75% off a Facial Treatment and AntiGravity Yoga Trial
It’s time for a natural boost ladies, so head over to Bodywize for a spot of holistic healing (check out our review here). This multi-award winning spa and wellness centre is offering a package deal on their signature Urban Glow – Oxygen Infusion Facial and an AntiGravity Yoga trial which will score you 75% off their standard fees. Priced at just $499, this is the perfect way to get over that midweek hump in a modern, blissful environment and come out looking better than ever.
Interested? Make the most of this offer by purchasing the deal, ringing up Bodywize at 2111 1656 or emailing them at email@example.com and quoting your Sassy coupon code at least three days in advance of your desired appointment. Go on and get body wise, girls.
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