What’s on this weekend…
This weekend our wonderful city is treating us to parties galore, so take your pick, girls. Whether it’s yoga and festival vibes that you’re after, a lavish dim sum affair or a late-night Bollywood bash, there is plenty to keep you busy. Alternatively, we’re here to help if you’re still going strong with Dry January, as well as sharing some of the best salads and spin classes in Hong Kong to keep you on track! Look to the week ahead and learn how to grow your empire, with handy tips and tricks on social media and what not to do in business.
It may be January, but expect the festival vibes to be going strong at Locofama this Saturday! With a day packed full of barbecues, beers, live music and yoga, it’s sure to cure even the worst of your January blues. Make sure to get there for the yoga session from 11am – 12pm and don’t forget to BYOYM (bring your own yoga mat)!
When: Saturday, 14 January, 1pm – 7pm
Where: Locofama, 9-13 Fuk Sau Lane, EXIT B2, 852 Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, with happy hour drink prices all day!
Featuring one of India’s top producers and DJ’s, DJ Akhil Talreja, Woobar are putting on a Bollywood bonanza this Saturday and you’re all invited! Spinning some of the best Bollywood beats all night long, this is one party that is set to go on ’til the early hours.
When: Saturday, 14 January, 10:30pm – late!
Where: Woobar – W Hong Kong, No. 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person(in advance) / $300 (on the door) – includes 1 standard drink. Call 6103 0413 to book your tickets.
If you’re in the mood for delicious Cantonese fare and then to party until the wee hours (who isn’t?), then Duddell’s have got your plans sorted this weekend! Enjoy a lavish feast of delectable dim-sum favourites, paired with Absolut Elix Martinis, champagne, wines and beers and then get your dancing shoes on for when the disco starts!
When: Saturday, 14 January, 8pm – 2am
Where: Duddell’s, 3/F, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central District, Hong Kong
How much: $800 + 10% per person for free flow drinks and dim sum dinner from 8pm / Free entry for party only from 10pm. Email [email protected] to book your seat!
Focusing on the rise of influencer social media marketing, and presented by photographer and Instagrammer Justin Lim, this workshop will answer questions such as “what is Influencer Marketing” and “How can it help a business or start-up, particularly in the Asian market?” A must to check out for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to extend their social media following and curate an audience.
When: Tuesday, 17 January, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Garage Collective, 158A Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong,
How much: $100 (early bird) / $150 (on the door) – book your tickets here!
Live for one night only in the 852, Bryan Adams is showcasing some of the hits from his latest album “Get Up”. The music legend was last in town way back in February, 1993, so it’s definitely one to check out girls. He may be an oldie, but he’s a goodie!
When: Saturday, 14 January, 8pm – 11pm
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Cheong Wing Road, Hong Kong
How much: From $480 – book your tickets here!
Want to know what NOT to do in business? Then make sure to check out this amazing free workshop, which will be exploring the many reasons why startups, as well as established organisations, experience failure and (more importantly!) how to overcome it. This month, with a focus on food and beverage, there will be a panel of F&B experts, providing advice and tips, as well as sharing their biggest failures in building their empires
When: Tuesday, 17 January, 7pm – 9pm
Where: WeWork, 10/F 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Sign up here.